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New Ipswich: Groups raise funds to fight KM pipeline

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Several benefit events will be held this weekend to raise funds for anti-pipeline campaigns, including a motorcycle rally, and a barbecue and music festival at Winter’s Summer Home Farm in New Ipswich. N.H. Spirit, a nonprofit formed to raise funds for pipeline awareness campaigns, will be holding a benefit Saturday in New Ipswich. The group has been organizing with the community and participating in awareness education since the announcement last … 0

Milford: music makes a difference

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Folk music has often been a force for social change. It’s been used to protest war, address political issues in both a satirical and serious light, and now, concert organizers hope it can help stop a natural gas pipeline. Singer Tom Rush, a frequent visitor to the former Folkway in Peterborough and an … 0

Peterborough: CVTC celebration

Friday, August 21, 2015

Contoocook Valley Transportation Company hosted its second annual A Summer’s Evening event at the end of July at the Monadnock Country Club. Fred Marple entertained the group with his unique brand of Yankee humor, telling tales about the residents from Frost Heaves, N.H. and their own challenges with transportation “in these pahts.” Off … 0

Editorial: ML

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

We’re all Cecil the Lion. In the aftermath of the tragic death of Cecil the Lion at the hands of Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer … 0

NED opponents won’t ‘take it on the chin’

Monday, August 3, 2015

When given his few minutes at the mic at the pipeline scoping session in Milford Thursday, state Rep. Jim Parison didn’t ask about wetlands or aquifers or the New England energy grid. Amid the talk of pipeline diameter … 0

Peterborough: Teachers, students need to explore more in classroom

Monday, August 3, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Second-graders explore the forest behind Antrim Elementary School to learn, hands on, about wildlife. Fourth-graders at Hancock Elementary School visit Vicuna Chocolate on Main Street to learn about the history of chocolate and to read “Charlie … 0

Parent Wise: Fear — it’s what anger is all about

Thursday, July 30, 2015

“If only I didn’t get so angry!” Parents know their anger causes all sorts of problems—but what do you do about it? Fear is what provokes anger. And fear is where parents live a great deal of the … 0

Health: Balancing your hormones naturally

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Simply put, hormones are chemical messengers. They travel in your bloodstream to tissues and organs. The release of hormones is one way that parts of the body communicate with one another. Hormones affect many processes in the body, … 0

Softball: N.E. Ravens tryouts start tomorrow

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Tryouts for the New England Ravens fastpitch softball teams will be held this month at Franklin Pierce University’s softball field. The teams will play in six to eight travel tournaments next summer in the northeast region. The New … 0

Region: ‘Nurse Is In’ clinics planned around the region in August

Thursday, July 30, 2015

A Wellness nurse from Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services will be available at the following “Nurse Is In” clinics where people of all age can have blood pressure checked and ask health questions. Dublin, Aug. 18, Community Center, noon to 1 p.m. Greenville, Aug. 20, Greenville Falls … 0

Peterborough: New advice: ‘Exercise and call me in the morning’

Monday, August 3, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Exercise. It’s vital to staying healthy. But, nearly 80 percent of adult Americans don’t exercise enough, according to a 2013 Center for Disease Control survey. This study was enough to move Monadnock Community Hospital to try … 0

Greenville / New Ipswich / Wilton: E. coli counts up after heavy rains

Monday, August 3, 2015

After large rainstorms last week, E. coli counts in the Souhegan and Merrimack rivers are up again this week, leaving swimmers cautioned against taking a dip to cool off in the August heat. The Souhegan River had very high bacteria counts when tested by the Souhegan Watershed Association … 0


Monday, August 3, 2015

Caitlyn Allison of Greenville and Sarah Kingston of New Ipswich were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of New England, Biddeford/Portland, Maine. To make the list students must have attained a grade point average of 3.3 or better out of a possible … 0