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Backyard Birder: Notes from the (hawk) watch: The daily account is more than numbers

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Last November, as the fall hawkwatch season up on Pack Monadnock came to an end, my Backyard Birder column was mostly excerpts from Hawkwatcher Henry’s daily reports. Each day’s count is submitted to a continent-wide network of hawkwatches, accompanied by a narrative that typically describes weather conditions and not much more. Not so the narratives of our local hawkwatchers! Henry … 0

Letters: NH is a means to an end for Brown

Friday, October 17, 2014

To the editor: Scott Brown? Isn’t this the guy who was recently defeated when he ran for Massachusetts senator? Then he suddenly decided he wanted to be a New Hampshire resident, even though he only visited here on vacation? I have to wonder how much he even knows about our state. He probably only read the Sunday paper on his vacation visits. Let’s … 0

Peterborough: Fairpoint workers picketing over contract negotiations

Monday, October 20, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A handful of local Fairpoint technicians picketing on Concord Street outside the Fairpoint facility on Monday and Friday are some of the 1,700 employees on strike in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine, after a failed attempt by two unions to renegotiate the unionized workforces’s contract. These employees — part of the … 0

Letter: Do homework, vote conservative

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

To the editor: In her letter to the paper on Aug. 7, Marilyn Britton closed by saying, “Please, please do your homework and plan to vote.” I completely agree because apathy in the voting booth is a national epidemic. Yes, do your homework concerning the illegals who are … 0

Cross-country: Off to the races

Monday, August 25, 2014

MANCHESTER – The Mascenic Regional High School cross country team got its 2014 season off and running in the New Hampshire High School Cross Country Jamboree at Derryfield Park on Saturday. The Vikings competed with nine other schools … 0

Football: Granite State Panthers seeking new players

Monday, August 25, 2014

The Granite State Panthers High School football team is hoping to recruit more players for this season. The Panthers are an independent High School team that has players from New Ipswich, Rindge, Jaffrey, Wilton and Lyndeborough. They are looking for ninth through twelfth grade boys who have an … 0

Baseball: New England Ravens tryouts set for Friday

Monday, August 25, 2014

The New England Ravens Baseball organization will hold tryouts on Friday at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge. The tryouts begin at 6:30 pm.; registration begins at 6 p.m. The program is under the direction of FPU Head Baseball Coach Jayson King. The Ravens offer AAU teams at 9-10-12-14-15/16 … 0

Temple-Greenville police logs: Aug. 21, 2014

Monday, August 25, 2014

Temple-Greenville Thursday, Aug. 7 Motor vehicle accident: While driving on Route 31, Mark Mahoney, 51, of New Ipswich was involved in a two-car accident with Anthony Gleason, 54, of Ashby, Mass., in the parking lot of a business. No injuries were reported and the damage to the vehicles … 0

Letter: Our legislators deserve thanks

Friday, August 22, 2014

To the editor: As a female college student ready to enter the workforce next year, I am incredibly concerned with the gendered pay gap which still exists in the state, as well as in the rest of the country. Last week, I was happy to see that a … 0

Viewpoint: Shopping without Market Basket

Friday, August 22, 2014

For many years now, Market Basket has been my grocery store of choice for several reasons. First, their prices are always low, second the stores are always clean neat and orderly, and finally the employees become friends and are always friendly and exceptionally helpful. Alas, I think the … 0

Mascenic School District

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Mascenic/Boynton Bus #3 Route 1 AM Adams Hill Road 7:06 a.m. Nutting Hill Road T/A 7:07 a.m. Greenville Road 7:08 a.m. Adams Ave Route 31 South 7:09 a.m. Old Mason Center Road 7:11 a.m. Frost Trailer Park Barrett Hill Road 7:15 a.m. 111 Merriam Hill Road … 0

PETERBOROUGH: MCH joining ACA fray

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Area residents who were interested in signing up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act this year had to make a choice. Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, the only insurance company offering plans through the Affordable Care Act marketplace, did not include Monadnock Community Hospital in … 0

Viewpoints: Scouting trip to Curacao changed my life

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The adventure is over, but the memories are sure to last a lifetime! My participation in the 15th Caribbean Jamboree in Curacao this summer was absolutely amazing. Let me start at the beginning. As one of 15 Boy … 0