Running: Thanks for a good Chip Chase

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The Souhegan Lions Club, serving the towns of Temple, New Ipswich, Mason and Greenville, thank all those who participated in the New Year’s Day Peanut Butter Chip Chase 5K Run/Walk Road Race. 209 runners/walkers took part in our race, the post-race food and our many raffle prizes. The Kids’ Race had around 25 participants. With sunny skies and around freezing temperatures, it was a great race day. George Adams was … 0

Editorial: Enough hot air — time to play ball

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The two weeks leading up to the Super Bowl are always a time for media hype, overblown issues and millions of words dedicated to discussing things most NFL fans already know. This year is no exception to that rule. In fact, it’s the best example in recent memory of the media beating a story into the ground as we head toward the big … 0

Letters: Pipeline got a ‘full-court press’

Thursday, January 15, 2015

To the editor: I’m not sure what the New Hampshire journalism awards are called, but I hope your paper is recognized for the remarkable work you are doing covering the story of the Kinder Morgan pipeline planned for this region. Since local towns were first made aware of this project in early December, your paper has done a wonderful job raising awareness of … 0

Basketball: Eyes on the prize

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

It had been quite some time since Mascenic beat Conant in boys’ basketball — so long, in fact, that none of the Vikings’ current roster had ever notched a victory against Conant. But in front of a raucus … 0

Viewpoint: China and the United States in an economic race

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The Chinese and American economies could be going in opposite directions, at least for the short and midterm, given the fact that presently we are running neck to neck. Let us first examine the U.S. economic trends. We know that low rates may be good for stocks, as … 0

Letters: Asking questions of Kinder Morgan

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

To the editor: As I begin my first term in the New Hampshire Senate, representing District 12, I want you to know that I am listening to your questions and concerns related to the Kinder Morgan pipeline proposal and I too have questions and concerns. Which is why … 0

Viewpoint: Time to start over

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Here we go again — we have reached the official “starting over” month. This means that it is out with last year’s cream-filled donuts and in with one of those skinny, uninteresting, low-fat English muffins — well, maybe with just a touch of butter and jam on it. … 0

Capital beat: Balancing budget may involve raiding state’s dedicated funds

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Editor’s note: This story appeared in print in the Jan. 4 edition of the Concord Monitor. It’s now officially 2015, and time for legislators to start cobbling together the state’s next two-year budget. The start of that process kicks off the desperate search for revenue, which in years … 0

Dublin: Granny D walk, play are on

Monday, January 5, 2015

Supporters of Doris “Granny D” Haddock will walk from Keene to Dublin on Jan. 17, before passing through Peterborough, Bennington, Henniker and Hopkinton to converge in Concord on Jan. 21 for a rally. Last January, Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig led a walk from Dixville Notch to Nashua, … 0

Parent Wise: Five don’ts of effective careers — oh, and parenting, too

Friday, January 2, 2015

Instead of telling you what to add for the new year, I’m going to tell you what to avoid. I saw a Business Insider article about the five behaviors that may be killing your career. As I read them, I realized that the same holds true in parenting. … 0

Health: How to stick with your New Year’s resolutions

Friday, January 2, 2015

One in three Americans resolved to better themselves in 2014 and the vast majority of resolutions were about health. Unfortunately, at the six month point, 54 percent of those folks who had good intentions had already given up! … 0

Dog Tales: On dealing with traumatized dogs

Friday, January 2, 2015

Today in America there are 83 million dogs living in homes. Some of them have suffered severe psychological trauma. These dogs are different than the under-socialized dogs, or the dogs that are genetically nervous or shy. Being afraid of men or the vacuum cleaner is generally a sign … 0

Court logs: Court logs for Jan. 6, 2015

Friday, January 2, 2015

Jaffrey Susan Davis, 65, Jaffrey, simple assault, $150 fine with $150 suspended for six months. Ruth Parker, 80, Peterborough, disorderly conduct, complaint placed on file without finding; resisting arrest, attempted simple assault, $524 fine with $400 suspended for 12 months. Rindge Matthew Daneau, 25, Hampstead, speeding, $77.50 fine. … 0