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The Conant girls' basketball team hosted ConVal and several other schools for a preseason jamboree Sunday morning.

A first look at the local girls’ basketball teams

Monday, November 30, 2015

Sports Editor Ben Conant hit the gym this weekend to find out what’s on deck for the upcoming girls’ basketball season. Conant Orioles Last year’s record: 21-0 (Undefeated state champions) Head coach: Dave Springfield Going into last season, it was pretty clear to anyone paying attention that Conant was going to win the championship. With the state’s best player in …

Peterborough: Vital Signs set for Friday

Monday, November 30, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Whether you are caring for parents or planning for your own golden years, there are many decisions to make and issues to consider when it comes to aging and health. Because we understand it’s a difficult road to navigate, the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript is hosting Vital Signs: Planning Tools for Tomorrow, a daylong event in downtown Peterborough designed to educate and inform …

Keene: Republicans gather for holiday event

Monday, November 30, 2015

The Cheshire County Republicans along with Sullivan County and Windham County Vermont) Republicans will be hosting a Holiday Gathering Friday at Keene Country Club. The cost for the event beginning at 6:30 pm is $35 per person, $20 for Young Republicans. A buffet of appetizers and desserts with a cash bar will start the evening. The program will include several speakers, including former …

Dublin: Phoenix House Academy is now closed for good

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The last teen to complete Phoenix House Academy has been released and the residential treatment facility is preparing to accept 18- to 25-year-olds currently on a waiting list, according to Jayson Pratt, clinical director for the New England region. Phoenix House Academy, a three-to six-month residential treatment program …

Peterborough: ML

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — At least 30 percent of businesses would pay more for faster Internet, according to a month-long survey Peterborough held in October. According to a presentation Jeanne Dietsch prepared for the Economic Development Authority, 30 percent of survey participants responding from work would pay more for high-speed …

College athletes to watch

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The following local athletes have made the cut at their colleges and will compete in the upcoming winter season. ∎ Kat Fogarty of Peterborough is a junior at the University of New Hampshire, where she’s a forward on the …

Literacy group seeks donation applications

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

The Children’s Literacy Foundation seeks applications from Vermont and New Hampshire organizations that serve children from birth to age 12 for its At-Risk Children grant program. The grant offers a professional storytelling presentation, a donated onsite library, and free books for young readers at risk of growing up …

Golf: Three Vikings make All-State

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Bow High’s Doug Champagne, who won the Division III individual golf championship this fall and led the Falcons to the team title, was named D-III Player of the Year by the division’s coaches. Locally, Mascenic’s Roman Ojala and Ian Honkala made First Team All-State, while their teammate Adrian …

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Temple-Greenville Friday, Nov. 6 Possession: At 8:35 p.m., police arrested Peter Fedders, 24, of Greenville, on charges of possession of drugs, transporting drugs and an open container violation. He was released on $1,500 personal recognizance bail and issued a court date of Dec. 10 at the 8th Circuit …

Letters: Help stop the gas pipeline

Thursday, November 12, 2015

To the editor: Imagine that you woke up one morning, and your water was not fit to drink. Imagine that the air in your house and neighborhood was dangerous to breathe. You are in a familiar place, but now there is pollution all around you. You are still …

The View From the River: Coping with holiday stress

Monday, November 16, 2015

Attention shoppers! We are on the verge of the gift-giving season. The retail industry has been gearing up all year for the next 30 days of sales. Holiday joy often mingles with stress this time of year. It …

Nutrition: Handling seasonal swings in light, mood and energy

Thursday, November 5, 2015

As we head into colder temperatures and shorter days, our mood and energy levels start to change. Hormonal changes including fluctuations in insulin, cortisol and other hormones can change how we feel. We start to crave heavier foods, …

Peterborough: Workers need housing

Monday, November 16, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Elected and town officials and legislators were in agreement Thursday afternoon that economic development can’t happen if there isn’t affordable housing nearby for a young workforce. But, they couldn’t agree on a solution. Rep. Annie Kuster …