Peterborough: Fire hits recovery home

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Gary Carpenter of Peterborough dreamed of turning his apartment building in Keene into a sanctuary for veterans who are recovering addicts — complete with a dojo, and a classroom to offer nutrition, business development and anger management classes. Carpenter will have to put this dream — Warrior Addiction Support Home — on hold after a fire engulfed the barn and … 0

ML: FinCom: Restore aid cuts

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

In March, the N.H. House eliminated $300 million from the governor’s proposed budget, burdening municipalities with the associated costs. Since then, the public has held their breath, hoping the Senate would restore at least some of these cuts. The Senate Finance Committee announced Tuesday it recommends returning more aid to school district, like ConVal and Jaffrey-Rindge, and $5 million more in meals and … 0

Football: Mountaineers registration now open

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

As summer approaches, so does the beginning of the football season. Many associate football with autumn. However, practices begin in late July. The Monadnock Mountaineers Youth Football and Spirit Association has opened registration of players, cheerleaders, and coaches for the 2015 season. For over 20 years, the Monadnock Mountaineers has offered the opportunity for kids to learn the sports of football and cheerleading … 0

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Temple-Greenville Sunday, April 26 DUI: Police arrested Jennifer Fox, 27, of Greenville and charged her with DUI and possession of drugs. She was released on $5,000 personal recognizance bail and issued a court date of June 4 at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. … 0

Editorial: It’s the loving thing to do

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

In 1976, the U.S. Supreme Court was asked to decide the case of Loving v. Virginia, a case in which a mixed race couple asked to be free to live in their home state without fear of arrest and imprisonment. The Supreme Court is once again facing a … 0

Letters: ‘This is a call to action’

Thursday, April 30, 2015

To the editor: Our 38-year-old daughter was born with severe developmental disabilities and has been receiving services through the Department of Health and Human Services ever since. New Hampshire’s budget runs on a two year schedule. Legislators are currently working on the 2016-2017 budget. Every two years, services … 0

Hassan talks about plan to address drug issue

Monday, May 4, 2015

It’s an epidemic. That’s how Governor Maggie Hassan views the growing use of opioids. “Everywhere I go in the Granite State, people talk to me about the epidemic of substance abuse,” said Hassan in an interview with the … 0

Peterborough: Getting out and getting green

Monday, May 4, 2015

Grange No. 35 could not have chosen a better first day to hold Greenerborough entirely outdoors. The sun shone on Grove Street all day as the temperature hovered just above 70 degrees. Although Ron Lucas, one of the … 0

Mascenic: Automotive team qualifies for States, but won’t attend

Monday, May 4, 2015

Although two students from Mascenic’s automotive program qualified to attend the state’s Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills competition, the school will not send a team this year. Ian McDonald of Greenville and Regan Benoit of New Ipswich earned a spot in the state finals by achieving one of the … 0

Charting new waters

Monday, May 4, 2015

With shrinking enrollments and revenue sources, New Hampshire Institute of Art faced the plight of many independent colleges in the recession, and Kate Lenahan was along for the ride. Lenahan earned her undergraduate degree from the Manchester-based college … 0

Parent Wise: Self-care for mom is currency for children

Friday, May 1, 2015

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Cards and flowers are always nice, especially when your children have something to do with it. Or maybe that’s the day when your child doesn’t yell “You’re not my mother, and … 0

Dog Tales: The Matching Law: Use it to your advantage

Friday, May 1, 2015

Animal training is a science. No one argues that 2 + 2 = 4, yet dog trainers have so many ways to train dogs it’s an industry joke. Ask five dog trainers how to teach a dog to … 0

Softball: Warriors win tight one against upstart Vikings

Monday, May 4, 2015

There was nothing to be afraid of. The Mascenic Vikings softball team trekked with trepidation to Wilton oThursday to take on the Warriors, and perhaps with good reason. They’d be facing the defending DIV champions, never an easy … 0