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Indoor track: Vikings get strong runs in USM meet

Monday, January 26, 2015

The Mascenic Indoor Track team finished up the regular season at the University of Southern Maine last night with some excellent seasonal best times in their events. In the 3000 meter race Jake Movsessian finished in front of Jackson Whitehouse with the pair finishing 3-4 and Jake auto qualifying for the distance at States with a 9 minute, 40 second run. Jackson was only 3 seconds back. The duo also … 0

Concord: Small Business Day planned, Feb. 13

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The Business and Industry Association’s annual Small Business Day will be held Feb. 13 at the Holiday Inn in Concord from 7:30 a.m. to noon. The event is an opportunity for small business owners and managers to hear from New Hampshire’s top policy-makers. Topics to be discussed this year include the energy crisis and the Affordable Care Act. Gov. Maggie Hassan will make … 0

Keene: United Way nears its goal

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The Monadnock United Way fundraising campaign is now at $1,755,960, or 83 percent of the goal, according to a report given by a Jan. 21 meeting by campaign chair John Round. While the amount is an increase of $81,289 over what was reported two weeks earlier, $350,274 still needs to be raised in order to reach the goal. However, Round stressed, “This campaign … 0

Dispatches from the Glass Museum: Making life connections with important records

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

I wake up and the sun is shining through the trees like a glass of brown with ice, the hot glow bouncing off of the bathroom tiles casting a wash of amber lightning. I think this and then … 0

Letter: Thank you for pantry donations

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

To the editor: Thank you to Dennis Markaverich, Donna Reed and Jimmy Stewart for helping to bring so much to so many with the traditional showing of “It’s a Wonderful Life” on Dec. 21. The red curtain of the Wilton Town Hall Theatre was parted, only after the … 0

Temple-Greenville police log: Jan. 15, 2015

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Temple-Greenville Sunday, Jan. 4 Arrest: Police arrested Albert Lopez Jr., 36, of Leominster, Massachusetts, and charged him with operating after suspension. He was released on $1,500 personal recognizance bail and issued a court date of Feb. 5 at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. Arrest: Police arrested Joshua A. … 0

Viewpoint: David and Goliath: citizens versus Kinder Morgan

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

A giant is poised to march through the towns along the southern border of New Hampshire, and its footprint would be deep and lasting. For some time now, Kinder Morgan and the Tennessee Pipeline Co. have been plotting ways to move natural gas from the fracking fields in … 0

Viewpoint: ‘Demand doesn’t equal need’

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

We built our home in 1985 and over the years have acquired additional land. We try to be good stewards of the land, planting an orchard, keeping bees, and maintaining the remains of the Thomas & Towne Mill. … 0

Viewpoint: The best energy supply proposal for NH

Monday, January 12, 2015

Last week, New Hampshire experienced the season’s first bitter cold spell, with below zero temperatures across the state. Residents and businesses, already reeling from the impact of increased energy prices to heat and light their homes and power their companies, are facing the most costly heating season ever. … 0

Viewpoint: There is a better alternative

Friday, January 9, 2015

Many people have written about the pros and cons of building the Kinder Morgan Tennessee Gas Pipeline known as Northeast Direct, or NED. Our Governor, in her inaugural address Thursday talked about bringing more affordable electricity prices to New England because of better access to natural gas. She … 0

Legislative outlook: Let’s get more competitive

Friday, January 9, 2015

Since January 2011, the focus of the nonpartisan N.H. House Business Caucus has been to promote job creation and expansion of the economic base through strong, responsible business growth and success. As founder and chair, I have led … 0

Roundup: Litts flirts with quadruple-double

Thursday, January 8, 2015

WLC boys’ basketball The Warriors dominated in their win at Nute Friday night. WLC won 86-45; star Jordan Litts had an incredible game, with 18 points, 13 steals, 12 rebounds and seven assists — three shy of a … 0

Concord: Unemployment tax rate reduced in NH

Friday, January 9, 2015

As a result of a healthy Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund that had a balance of more than $275 million every day in the fourth quarter of 2014, Gov. Maggie Hassan and Employment Security Commissioner George Copadis announced a 1-percent reduction in the unemployment tax rate for all New … 0