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Michael Hutchinson, a Peterborough paramedic, is behind an effort to pay for the education of 100 EMTs and 100 advanced EMTs in the region in five years.

Peterborough: Fundraising to train EMTs

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Michael Hutchinson, a Peterborough paramedic who served as outreach coordinator for Cheshire Medical Center until December, surveyed about two-dozen ambulance departments in the region in 2014, asking them about their biggest challenges. Their answer: training EMTs. Ambulance departments have a difficult time training EMTs because of the costs — each course costs about $1,000 — and the time commitment to … 0

Peterborough: Arrest part of heroin bust

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

A Marlborough man arrested in Peterborough and charged with trafficking a half-kilogram of heroin is believed to have ties to a major drug distribution network out of Lawrence, Massachusetts, according to Keene police. Ryan Williams, 28, was one of 14 people arrested as a result of a two-year, multi-agency investigation aimed at dismantling … 0

PUC, utility reach deal

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Opponents of a high-pressure natural gas pipeline proposed to run through the state are disappointed with decisions last week from both state and federal entities. Staff at the state Public Utilities Commission have reached a settlement agreement with natural gas distributor Liberty Utilities, regarding its application to contract 115,000 dekatherms per day of capacity on the proposed Tennessee Gas pipeline. Though the agreement … 0

Viewpoint: Unemployed in a small town

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

My mother did not work outside of the home. She worked in the home, raising five children. My father went to work at 7 a.m. and came home at 4:30 p.m. Supper was on the table at 5 o’clock sharp. My father drove the only car we owned … 0

Viewpoint: Children of the compressor station

Monday, June 15, 2015

I attended the Temple meeting about the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline and compressor station Thursday. Though the pipeline will not be going through Temple, about 200 houses in Temple, including mine, will be within a two-mile radius of the compressor station on the SKAT land in New Ipswich. … 1

Editorial: A magical weekend of creative culture

Monday, June 15, 2015

Where were you when the bell tolled 9 Saturday night? For those lucky ones who were at the Thing in the Spring, that mystical confluence of art and music and friendly folk, of creativity and comfort, it was the magic hour. Myriam Gendron was on stage at the … 0

Peterborough: Lynch: Trust is key in business, politics

Thursday, June 11, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Former Governor John Lynch often turned to his predecessor, Walter Peterson, for advice. “He never said, ‘You should do this,” recalled Lynch about Peterson. “You should do what you want to do. But if I were … 0

Hancock: Harris Center: No cat trapping

Thursday, June 11, 2015

The Harris Center has taken a stand against bobcat trapping, challenging N.H. Fish and Game Department’s rationale for considering reinstating a season. Meanwhile, the department’s commission has tabled the proposal because it recognizes the subject is controversial, said Fish and Game Wildlife Division Chief Mark Ellingwood. “We do … 0

Mascenic: Boynton principal search starts over

Thursday, June 11, 2015

The search for a new principal to take up leadership at Boynton Middle School will be starting over. Parents had an opportunity on June 2 to speak with two candidates during the final part of the selection process. Before a decision could be made, however, both candidates — … 0

Peterborough: Flag retirement set for Sunday morning

Thursday, June 11, 2015

The American Legion Cheney-Armstrong Post 5 is asking the public to bring tattered U.S. flags to the gazebo near the Toadstool Bookshop Sunday morning. Legionnaires will retire flags at 10 a.m. Why? “Respect for the flag,” said Dee Thomas, with her husband, Post Commander Wayne Thomas, next to … 0

Boys’ Volleyball: Vikings out of playoffs

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Mascenic fell to second-seed Timberlane in three straight sets, despite putting up a fight, said Coach Greg Smith. The Vikings entered the competition seeded seventh, and had a strong start in a 3-2 match Friday, knocking out 10th-ranked Londonderry. But Timberlane proved to be the end of the … 0

Achievement:

Monday, June 8, 2015

Nicholas Brouillette of Greenville was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Benedictine College, Atchinson, Kansas. To make the list a student must carry a minimum of 12 credit hours and a grade point average of 3.5 or above per semester. Brouillette is the son … 0

Milestones: ML

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Christopher Blais of New Ipswich earned a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire, graduating Summa Cum Laude. … 0