Peterborough: Green fest goes outside this year

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Greenerborough will be greener this year than ever before. For the first time in the festival’s eight-year history, it will held entirely outdoor, in front of the Town House and behind the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Although Grange #35 and the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce will be co-sponsors of the event, the Chamber will not organize any … 0

Baseball: Opening day for Bordertown

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The Bordertown baseball league had its opening day on Saturday, featuring players from tee-ball to Little League from Greenville and New Ipswich. … 0

Mason: High school grads eligible for $500 award

Monday, April 20, 2015

The Souhegan Lions Club will present at least one $500 Citizenship Award to a 2015 graduating high school senior from Temple, New Ipswich, Greenville, or Mason. The application deadline is May 18. For more information, contact Brenda Salmonson at 924-2288 or … 0

Peterborough: Proposed business tax cuts debated in Concord

Monday, April 20, 2015

A Peterborough businessman traveled to Concord to urge the N.H. Senate to shuck two Republican-sponsored bills that would reduce the business profits tax and business expenses tax in the Granite State. Meanwhile, a Republican legislator is championing lower state business taxes as the way to attract and retain … 0

Mascenic School District: DOE answers testing questions

Monday, April 20, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — Residents listened to a short presentation on Smarter Balanced testing, got a chance to take practice tests and had questions answered by district and state Department of Education officials on Thursday. Scott Mantie of the … 0

Temple: Souhegan Lions offer Citizenship Award

Friday, April 3, 2015

The Souhegan Lions Club is offering at least one $500 Citizenship Award to a 2015 graduating high school senior from Temple, New Ipswich, Greenville or Mason. Students do not need to attend a public high school to be eligible. Applications for the Citizenship Award will be reviewed on … 0

Boys’ Volleyball: Vikes off to undefeated start

Monday, April 20, 2015

The Vikings continued their strong opening season last week, netting two wins to bring their record up to 3-0. On Tuesday, the team took Londonderry at home in a 3-1 match, with final scores of 25-15, 24-26, 25-14 and 25-23. Coach Greg Smith noted that his team is … 0

Letters: Bear baiting out of step

Thursday, April 9, 2015

To the editor: I do not hunt and have no intention of doing so, but I am not opposed to responsible hunting. I have three hunters in my family who follow the rules and eat what they kill, which is far more humane than our current factory farming … 0

Bill seeks to decrease drug overdose deaths

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

A proposed bill would grant limited immunity to people who call 911 to report a drug-related medical emergency. Reporting a drug- or alcohol-related medical emergency could soon give the caller limited immunity from drug-related charges in New Hampshire — an effort intended to encourage the calling of 911 … 0

Runners ready for Boston Marathon

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

John Singelais’s stomach was full of butterflies at the start of the Boston Marathon last year, on the first Patriot’s Day race since the deadly bombing. But once the starting pistol fired, and Singelais ran the 26.2 miles … 0

Temple/Greenville: Ten years of combined community policing

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

TEMPLE — While many towns in the Monadnock region have talked about regionalizing their police departments, only Temple and Greenville have made it happen. The result has been more than $1 million in savings over the last 10 … 0

New Ipswich: You can’t get there from here on Highbridge

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — As Highbridge closes and repairs commence, one of the town’s busiest thoroughfares will be closed for at least six months. While emergency and police vehicles, as well as school buses and vans, will be able … 0

Greenville: Student semi-finalist in lit. competition

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The Center for the Book at the New Hampshire State Library has announced semi-finalists for the 2015 Letters about Literature competition. Zachary Cassidy of Greenville was one of 68 New Hampshire students whose letter was selected out of 776 entries. Winning letters from three categories — upper elementary, … 0