DUBLIN: ‘Granny D’ fight heads to D.C.

Monday, March 30, 2015

New Hampshire legislators are bringing the late Doris “Granny D” Haddock of Dublin’s fight for campaign finance reform to Washington, D.C. The N.H. Senate approved Senate Bill 136 Thursday. The bill demands Congress form a committee to address how the Citizens United decision by the U.S. Supreme Court affects campaign spending, particularly in New Hampshire. Daniel Weeks, a Temple native and Executive Director of Open Democracy, wasn’t merely proud that New Hampshire’s 24 state senators reached across party lines to unanimously approve this legislation — he praised the people of New Hampshire as well. “I believe this has a lot to do with the thousands … 0

Mascenic School District: Superintendent proposes $120K more in budget cuts

Monday, March 30, 2015

GREENVILLE — Superintendent Ruthann Goguen made a commitment at the most recent School Board meeting, to not only meet the district’s default budget, but to strive to operate well under what the default allows, in response to what she called a “loud and clear” message from voters at the polls. Some of those … 0

Food: Syrup a-boiling

Monday, March 30, 2015

Local sugar houses gave demonstrations and showed off the bounty of the season Saturday and Sunday … 0

Peterborough: New location for Colonic Connection

Friday, March 20, 2015

Deborah Jean Clark owner of Colonic Connection, a hydrotherapy facility, is now scheduling appointments at her new location at 77 Hancock Rd., Suite C, in Peterborough. The building includes offices for a number of health-service providers. Clark, an accredited hydro-therapist, says, “I’m happy to hear of the health … 0

Letters: We’ve got your back, Mascenic

Friday, March 20, 2015

To the editor: In regards to the March 19 letter “A stinging slap in Mascenic vote”: I found the letter to be divisive and unfounded, filled with half truths and false statements. I want to remind voters from the Mascenic district that the 50/50 formula discussion in years … 0

The push for a voice in gas plan

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

As Kinder Morgan moves ahead with the approval process, releasing more detailed maps of a proposed natural gas pipeline that would run through Southern New Hampshire, they are also poised to attend meetings in several local townships to speak directly to citizens next week in meetings scheduled in … 0

Basketball: Springfield, Litts highlight All-State teams

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Several local ballers made the cut for the 2014-15 All-State teams. Most notably, the two leaders of the area’s championship teams were both named Player of the Year for their respective divisions. Conant’s Madison Springfield was named the … 0

Letters: A stinging slap in Mascenic vote

Thursday, March 12, 2015

To the editor: It’s time that New Ipswich taxpayers get informed about a few facts concerning Greenville. First, I want to sincerely thank the 939 voters from both towns who supported the school budget, which lost by only 17 votes. It won in New Ipswich by 118 but … 0

Letters: Proposed cuts did not affect admin.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

To the editor: I would first like to state that I am against any sales or income tax, as that would take away local control and would open the flood gates of additional money for government bureaucracies of all kinds to spend. The current system works and this … 0

Viewpoint: Help for the homeless

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

As those involved with the Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter in Peterborough know, rentals in our general area are costly. An article by Scott Carrier in the March issue of Mother Jones Magazine tells how homelessness in America is … 0

Viewpoint: Here’s what’s happening this spring

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

In a few days it will officially be spring. The days are getting longer. We dare to think about our gardens, flowers and green grass. We have hope. At the core of what we do here at The … 0

Editorial: For leadership, look to our youth

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Leadership, achieving goals and making the most of yourself through hard work are traits that ought to be instilled early in a person’s life. For those who grow up playing sports, these things are ingrained through inspiring mentorship from coaches and older teammates. And when those traits carry … 0

Greenville: Voters pass resolution on pipeline

Monday, March 16, 2015

GREENVILLE — The town passed the entirety of its warrant in a short Town Meeting on Saturday morning, including two petition articles. The two petitions — one to oppose a proposed natural gas pipeline that would run through … 0