Peterborough: Carbon footprint Conversation March 10

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture, in partnership with the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, presents a Community Conversation about Personal Options for Lowering Our Carbon Footprint, on March 10 at 7 p.m., in the Monadnock Center’s Bass Hall, in Peterborough. Energy is always in the news, and there is lots of information about big scale stuff: wind, solar, natural gas, etc. This conversation looks at our energy challenges on a more … 0

Peterborough: Gents bow, ladies know how

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The late Bob McQuillen of Peterborough was a longtime teacher at ConVal, as well as a larger-than-life figure in the contra dance world. He is known for his music, and for passing on his love of it to younger musicians. Yet, McQuillen also succeeded a line of contra dance legends in the Monadnock … 0

Roundup: Warriors lose battle of two top-four teams

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

WLC boys’ basketball The Warriors lost a battle with Epping on Tuesday night, 57-53. “It was nip and tuck all the way,” said Warriors coach Ken Garnham after the game. DIV Player of the Year candidate Jordan Litts dropped 21 points in the loss, outscored only by Epping Colby Wilson, who put in 24. The Epping win vaulted the Blue Devils up over … 0

Mascenic: ML

Friday, February 20, 2015

The New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association and New Hampshire Athletic Directors Association held the Annual NHIAA and NHADA Scholar Athlete Awards Ceremony on Wednesdayat The Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord. This was the 28th year for … 0


Monday, February 9, 2015

The following students have been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of New England, Biddeford/Portland, Maine: Caitlyn Allison of Greenville, Sarah Kingston of New Ipswich, and Anthony Fletcher of Peterborough. To make the list students must have attained a grade point average … 0

Viewpoint: Where are the neighborhood natives?

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

I have begun to notice something. Something that I feel concerned about. Perhaps, you have noticed it too. Where are the children in our communities? I rarely see them outside, riding bikes, climbing trees, running and playing tag. I drive through our small neighborhoods and everyone seems neatly … 0

Letters: Is it really for the children?

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

To the editor: There is much public discussion regarding the budget cuts at the SAU 87/Mascenic District. In private, however, the current administration is losing its trust. We are preached the “for the children” mantra ad nauseam, but see no evidence of it: A newsletter portraying the budget … 0

Letters: Taxpayers need some help

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

To the editor: It seems like a lot of scare tactics are floating around concerning the amended Mascenic school budget. I’ll start by informing the readers that at the deliberative meeting one of the school board members spoke of the hard times we live in — in fact … 0

Letters: Students make the choices

Thursday, February 19, 2015

To the editor: In regard to the students at Mascenic Regional High School: You can be just as good of a student if you were in a one-room school house taught by one teacher as you will be with the budget at $17,665,000! You make the choices of … 0

Letters: Pipeline jobs? Join the union

Thursday, February 19, 2015

To the editor: There are many sources of information about the Northeast Energy Direct pipeline proposed by Kinder Morgan/Tennessee Gas. However, to date, I have not seen anything as clear about “job opportunities on the pipeline” as I found on the cover of the summer 2014 magazine of … 0

Editorial: Talking about our carbon footprint

Monday, February 23, 2015

In June of 2014, the Ledger-Transcript began reporting on the accomplishments of the Conant High School Environmental Club. It was less than a year before that, that the Jaffrey-Rindge School District had begun to recycle. But in just that short time, we learned, a 4-cubic-yard recycling container had … 0

Committee to study pipeline

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The Nashua Regional Planning Commission is putting together a subcommittee dedicated to the study of Kinder Morgan’s proposed natural gas pipeline that would cut through Southern New Hampshire. State Rep. Kermit Williams (D-Wilton), who represents Greenville, said in an interview Wednesday that he will be a member of … 0

Mascenic School District: Sports funding on chopping block

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

GREENVILLE — Coming off a top-six finish at the state swim meet Saturday, a personal victory for her, Mascenic junior Briana Boulerice is already looking towards next year, when she hopes to make captain of Mascenic’s swim team. … 0