Greenville

Greenville: Tax rate down 9 percent

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The town’s tax rate is down by $2.62 this year, with the decrease attributed mostly to a dip in the town’s portion. The total tax rate this year is $26.11 per $1,000 assessed value, a 9 percent decrease from last year’s rate of $28.73. The town’s portion of the tax rate is set at $12.20, a 16 percent decrease from last year’s rate of $14.47. According to Town Administrator Kelley … 0

Letters: Wheels coming off

Monday, October 27, 2014

To the editor: Vitriol, hyperbole, and lies. Must be election season. This cycle, however, is more than just politics as usual. The country has wakened to the reality that the Obama administration is not only incompetent, but cannot be trusted. Democrats are running an ad that says ebola exists in this country because of GOP budget cuts. Recall that sequestration was an Obama … 0

Cross-country: LaBrie leads the way for Boynton at middle school race

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

On a dark and overcast day that both threatened rain and breaks of sun, 2900 middle school cross country athletes took to the trails of Londonderry to contest the 41st New Hampshire Middle School cross country championships. The championships offer 8th, 7th and 5th/6th non scoring races for both genders along with the … 0

Editorial: A call to action on the heroin problem

Monday, October 6, 2014

“Heroin — ‘This problem is here’” was a headline on last Thursday’s front page. For some of us, that was news. For others, it wasn’t. Ron Smith lost his son to a heroin overdose more than two years ago. Today, he tells his story. We know others in … 0

Market Basket: An extraordinary story of employee support

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

First, some background: DeMoulas Super Markets, Inc., under the trade name Market Basket, is a chain of 71 supermarkets in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts, with headquarters in Tewksbury, Mass. From 1990 through late August 2014, the company was the center of controversy as the families of cousins … 0

Temple-Greenville police logs: Sept. 25, 2014

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Temple-Greenville Sunday, Sept. 7 Motor vehicle accident: While driving on Route 31 in Greenville, Michael P. Richard, 30, of Greenville was involved in a single-car accident. There were no reported injuries. His vehicle sustained heavy front-end damage. Saturday, Sept. 13 Motor vehicle accident: While driving on Old Peterborough … 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