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Adam Lecomte of Peterborough is recovering at Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center, after a football-sized rock struck him in December.

Greenfield: Rock injury gives man whole new outlook

Monday, March 2, 2015

Could you look at a football-sized rock flying through your windshield, smashing you in the head, and nearly ending your life as a “bizarre gift?” Adam Lecomte can. The Peterborough resident and Greenville native said Thursday the December accident turned his outlook right side up. Lecomte is much more optimistic, and is no longer afraid to ask for help, especially … 0

Mascenic School District: Candidates both against cuts

Monday, March 2, 2015

There is a very large shake-up for the district potentially coming down the pipe, as voters will be going to the polls on March 10 to decide on the district’s budget, which was cut by $1.63 million at the deliberative session, or to implement the district’s default budget. Voters will also be making the decision on which of two candidates will be filling … 0

Mascenic School District: ML

Monday, March 2, 2015

MASCENIC SCHOOL DISTRICT Proposed Operating Budget: $17,665,000 Default Budget: $19,048,560 ∎ Budget: The budget was cut by $1.63 million at the district’s Deliberative Session. The School Board is not recommending the new proposed budget. The district has discussed possible cuts to accommodate the proposed budget if it passes, including a reduction of $400,000 in materials, 8.6 classroom teachers, two librarians, implementing pay-to-play sports, … 0

Indoor track: Haase second in state, sets school record

Monday, February 23, 2015

Conant’s Justin Haase had a big day at the state indoor track championships on Saturday, placing second in the state in shot put and breaking his own school record in the process. Haase’s mark of 50’7” was longer than anyone else from DI or DII by over three … 0

Concord: Workshop on environmental, safety rules at DES March 9

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The N.H. Department of Environmental Services and WorkWISE NH are offering the New Hampshire small business community a free, half-day educational workshop on March 9. The workshop will provide presentations on hazardous waste management for small quantity generators, air emissions for minor sources, and health and safety topics … 0

Peterborough: New trustees elected at MCH

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Bob Boyd, Tom Ward, Mike Shea, Bill James and Dr. Terrence McNamara have been elected to the Board of Trustees of Monadnock Community Hospital. Boyd is the founder and former president of IPC Automation in New Jersey, a … 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