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Personal trainer Zachary Farrand talks about the philosophy behind his new gym, War Room, in Peterborough.

Peterborough: A place for start-ups

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Vose Farm Road Brookstone Business Center in Peterborough is now home to War Room Athletics, a gym focusing on personal training and fitness education. Located in Suite 200, War Room is the business center’s newest tenant, taking up 2,000 square feet. The new addition brings vacancy at the business center below 25 percent, according to Chub Whitten of Juniper …

Greenville: Residents defend joint force

Monday, February 8, 2016

GREENVILLE — Voters here say they wish they had more input in the town’s decision to not recommend the renewal of the joint police force’s contract. The lack of input into the process was a chief concern of voters faced with the possibility of a dissolving police department during Greenville’s budget hearing Wednesday. …

Greenville: Water pump replacements on warrant

Monday, February 8, 2016

GREENVILLE — With the majority of Wednesday’s public hearing taken up with discussions about the future of the police department, residents had little else to say about this year’s warrant. The operating budget, not including police costs, is set this year at $1.5 million. Taking into account the more expensive police option, the budget is expected to decrease by about $3,000. Voters have …

Letters: Time for a Plan B in the Middle East

Monday, January 25, 2016

To the editor: The Middle East is a tinder box and a random spark could ignite World War III. Our latest strategy is to defeat ISIS by carpet bombing. So far, we have used drones to kill Al Qaeda leaders. It took some time, but we tracked down …

Letter: Here’s my take on the Republicans

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

To the editor: After placing third with 23 percent of the vote, Marco Rubio is declared a winner by political pundits. Here, we have a candidate who wants to take back our country. Back to what? Another war? Another recession? Another unpopular administration? Continued accumulating deficits? Ex-governors Jeb …

Mascenic: Revenues down, spending down

Monday, February 1, 2016

NEW IPSWICH — The Mascenic School District warrant passed through deliberative session with little fanfare or public comment. The proposed $18.6 million budget was presented to voters Saturday morning. The proposal is lower than the previous year’s budget …

Boys’ basketball: Pelham smothers Mascenic at home

Monday, February 1, 2016

The Mascenic Vikings fell victim to the Pelham Pythons on Friday night thanks to the two-headed attack of Keith Brown and Cam DeLoreto. Mascenic was able to jump out to an early lead, but once Brown started scoring, …

Peterborough: Makerspace adds a laser cutter to list of equipment

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

MAXT makerspace recently announced the latest addition to their tool collection: a commercial-quality laser cutter. Members can now use vector or raster files to etch and cut designs on nearly any material — wood, paper, glass, rubber, leather, fabrics, plastics, aluminum, stone and more. The applications are vast …

Swimming: Senior meet for Vikes and O’s

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Mascenic and Conant had a meet on Jan. 23 with Conant, Laconia, Monadnock, Pelham, and Winnisquam. The Mascenic girls had a great meet coming in 2nd, just three points behind Conant. The boys and girls combined score placed …

PARENT WISE: Prevention starts at home

Thursday, January 28, 2016

I am all for drug and alcohol prevention being taught in our schools and taught early. The article in the Ledger-Transcript on Jan. 11 forces us to take a cold, hard look at the problem we are facing-and, …

Indoor track: Movsessian makes it to state meet

Monday, February 1, 2016

Jake Movsessian of Mascenic has qualified for the Division II State Championships next Sunday at Dartmouth College in Hanover. Movsessian qualified in the three events he ran on the season — the 1000 meters, 1500 meters, and 300 meters — but has elected to concentrate on the 3000 …

Viewpoint: Tennessee Gas Pipeline puts forth deceptive figures

Friday, January 22, 2016

Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co., a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan, is trying to fool the federal regulators and the rest of us into thinking that the Northeast Direct gas pipeline will run underneath the existing Eversource powerline easement across …

Letters: MCH gets even healthier

Monday, January 25, 2016

To the editor: I was excited to learn that Monadnock Community Hospital signed a letter of intent to explore an affiliation with Catholic Medical Center. MCH has enjoyed a long association with CMC as the referral source for many specialty procedures. I was grateful to take a ride …