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Greenville: Tax rate down 9 percent

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The town’s tax rate is down by $2.62 this year, with the decrease attributed mostly to a dip in the town’s portion. The total tax rate this year is $26.11 per $1,000 assessed value, a 9 percent decrease from last year’s rate of $28.73. The town’s portion of the tax rate is set at $12.20, a 16 percent decrease from last year’s rate of $14.47. According to Town Administrator Kelley … 0

Letters: Wheels coming off

Monday, October 27, 2014

To the editor: Vitriol, hyperbole, and lies. Must be election season. This cycle, however, is more than just politics as usual. The country has wakened to the reality that the Obama administration is not only incompetent, but cannot be trusted. Democrats are running an ad that says ebola exists in this country because of GOP budget cuts. Recall that sequestration was an Obama … 0

Cross-country: LaBrie leads the way for Boynton at middle school race

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

On a dark and overcast day that both threatened rain and breaks of sun, 2900 middle school cross country athletes took to the trails of Londonderry to contest the 41st New Hampshire Middle School cross country championships. The championships offer 8th, 7th and 5th/6th non scoring races for both genders along with the … 0

Business: A look at trends

Monday, October 13, 2014

Waistlines from Thanksgiving and Christmas feasting will not be the only thing growing this holiday season. Major U.S. retail companies announced expanding their workforce in the buildup to the holidays, according to published reports. And New Hampshire and the state’s southwest corner are experiencing similar growth in seasonal … 0

Money Matters: Have you begun preparing for tax time 2014?

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Clearly, it is difficult for working people, especially those with families, to start thinking about their 2014 tax return in October, but it is a good idea to do so. My advice to taxpayers must fall into two … 0

Cross-country: Local teams race at the Tri-County meet

Monday, October 13, 2014

Local middle school cross-country teams competed in the Tri-County Championships at Mines Falls Park at Nashua South High School on Saturday and turned in some strong performances. South Meadow School and Boynton Middle School competed in the day’s … 0

Viewpoint: Year ahead for legislators

Monday, October 13, 2014

Over the past two years, I have worked with my fellow legislators to focus on doing what we can to help businesses in our region grow and thrive. We have had success in several areas and I was proud to be named a 2013 “Champion of Business” by … 0

Soccer: Vikings boot Huskies

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

The Monadnock Huskies only have one win on the boys soccer season — something the Mascenic Vikings are well aware of. Coming into Tuesday afternoon’s game in New Ipswich, the 1-10 Huskies had just their 2-1 win over … 0

Roundup: Holding scores two in ConVal win

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

ConVal girls soccer The ConVal girls soccer team beat Manchester West on Tuesday in a game that the Cougars “dominated from start to finish,” according to coach David Springfield. Sylvie Holding had a pair of goals in the … 0

Greenville: Harvest Fair set for Saturday

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

A harvest fair will be held in the parish house at the Greenville Community Christian Church on Saturday, Oct. 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be baked goods for sale and a harvest table with pickles, relishes, jams and jellies. Attic treasures and gently used … 0

ParentWise: The things we carry from the past

Friday, October 3, 2014

When I heard about Adrian Peterson’s switch-beating of his 4-year-old son, with all the gruesome details, I was filled with disgust. Then he claimed that he was brought up that way and he did it to teach his … 0

Achievement:

Monday, October 6, 2014

The following first-year students are attending Plymouth State University this fall: from Greenville: Mikayla Logan; Jaffrey: Jenna Sirois; New Ipswich: Briana Sullivan; Peterborough: Michael Allen, Meaghan Hodge; and Wilton: James Edmunds, Kimberly Edmunds, Sophie LeVert. … 0

Letter: Focus on problem-solving

Monday, September 22, 2014

To the editor: The Israeli/Palestinian situation is a terrible tragedy. By creating a homeland for the Jewish people, who were so horribly treated in Europe, we disenfranchised a second people, the Palestinians. I have lived too long to see the world in terms of the good guys vs. … 0