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Backyard Birder: Notes from the (hawk) watch: The daily account is more than numbers

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Last November, as the fall hawkwatch season up on Pack Monadnock came to an end, my Backyard Birder column was mostly excerpts from Hawkwatcher Henry’s daily reports. Each day’s count is submitted to a continent-wide network of hawkwatches, accompanied by a narrative that typically describes weather conditions and not much more. Not so the narratives of our local hawkwatchers! Henry … 0

Letters: NH is a means to an end for Brown

Friday, October 17, 2014

To the editor: Scott Brown? Isn’t this the guy who was recently defeated when he ran for Massachusetts senator? Then he suddenly decided he wanted to be a New Hampshire resident, even though he only visited here on vacation? I have to wonder how much he even knows about our state. He probably only read the Sunday paper on his vacation visits. Let’s … 0

Peterborough: Fairpoint workers picketing over contract negotiations

Monday, October 20, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A handful of local Fairpoint technicians picketing on Concord Street outside the Fairpoint facility on Monday and Friday are some of the 1,700 employees on strike in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine, after a failed attempt by two unions to renegotiate the unionized workforces’s contract. These employees — part of the … 0

Cross-country: Fafard, Bilodeau win at homecoming

Monday, September 22, 2014

Take cool, dry conditions, a cross country course in excellent condition, the aura of homecoming and one of the strongest teams in Division III and what do you get? Some strong performances and fast times. On the rolling … 0

Viewpoint: How to build community — it’s about relationships

Monday, September 22, 2014

In Deb McGrath’s thoughtful submission she identified one of the critical components of highly functioning learning community and democratic society as listening. Listening creates the conditions for building community. When we bring people together for a public forum and provide the opportunity for each person to have a … 0

Wedding announcement: Matthew Lambert — Mariah Somero

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Mariah Somero, daughter of Bruce and Bonnie Somero, and Matthew Lambert, son of Virginia Lambert and the late David Lambert, were married at Sawyer Farm, Jaffrey, on June 21, 2014 in a double-ring ceremony. The bride was escorted … 0

Letter: Conservatives won’t take us far

Friday, September 12, 2014

To the editor: In his letter of Aug. 28, Mr. Brian Somero urges readers to “Do homework, vote conservative.” If he expects this to solve our immigration problems, he is sadly mistaken. Had he done his homework, he would have found that the recent peak in net illegal … 0

New Ipswich: Fundraiser for victims of house fire

Monday, September 15, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Friends of the Paris family, who lost their home to a fire last week, have been pulling together to raise money to help the family get back on its feet. In the early hours of … 0

Jaffrey: Lyons wins Gilmore triathlon

Monday, September 15, 2014

Cool conditions and sunny weather greeted the triathletes Sunday morning for the first annual Gilmore Pond Triathlon. The cooler conditions and hilly course did not deter some strong performances however. The first athlete to arrive at the finish … 0

Primary results are in, as region readies for General Election

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Democrats Peter Leishman, the incumbent, and Ivy Vann of Peterborough have won the primary for two state representative seats in Hillsborough District 24, which includes Peterborough, edging out fellow Democratic candidate Kath Allen. Gary Carpenter of Peterborough has … 0

New Ipswich: Giants tower over Vikings

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Although Mascenic’s girls field hockey team showed flashes of strong play, they couldn’t keep answering Bishop Brady on Tuesday. The Vikings lost 4-1 to Brady of Concord. Following their loss, Mascenic’s coach, Selena Shaw, said the team played … 0

Roundup: ConVal boys stay undefeated after home win

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

ConVal boys soccer The Cougars faced Monadnock in ConVal’s first home game of the season on Tuesday afternoon. The game was 0-0 at half; 4:12 into the second half, Nate Sullivan scored on a feed from Ian Szep … 0

Greenville: Talk on female tavernkeepers Sept. 17

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

“A Woman That Keeps Good Orders: Women, Tavern Keeping, and Public Approval” will be presented by Marcia Schmidt Blaine at the Chamberlin Free Public Library on Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. When her husband died in 1736, Ann Jose Harvey became the owner of a prominent Portsmouth tavern … 0