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Personal trainer Zachary Farrand talks about the philosophy behind his new gym, War Room, in Peterborough.

Peterborough: A place for start-ups

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Vose Farm Road Brookstone Business Center in Peterborough is now home to War Room Athletics, a gym focusing on personal training and fitness education. Located in Suite 200, War Room is the business center’s newest tenant, taking up 2,000 square feet. The new addition brings vacancy at the business center below 25 percent, according to Chub Whitten of Juniper …

Greenville: Residents defend joint force

Monday, February 8, 2016

GREENVILLE — Voters here say they wish they had more input in the town’s decision to not recommend the renewal of the joint police force’s contract. The lack of input into the process was a chief concern of voters faced with the possibility of a dissolving police department during Greenville’s budget hearing Wednesday. …

Greenville: Water pump replacements on warrant

Monday, February 8, 2016

GREENVILLE — With the majority of Wednesday’s public hearing taken up with discussions about the future of the police department, residents had little else to say about this year’s warrant. The operating budget, not including police costs, is set this year at $1.5 million. Taking into account the more expensive police option, the budget is expected to decrease by about $3,000. Voters have …

The view from the river: Raising children is the most important job

Monday, January 25, 2016

Are you a parent? Do you know someone who is a parent? Of course, we all know folks who are parents or are parents ourselves. It is, after all, how the human race continues to populate the earth. …

Editorial: Who are your neighbors?

Monday, January 25, 2016

Do you know your neighbors? Maybe it’s not the people you live next to, but the people who work in your building or the people who attend your church. Do you seek connection with the people you see regularly? That is, perhaps, the first step in “Turning Neighbors …

New Ipswich: Propane tanker turns over

Monday, January 25, 2016

NEW IPSWICH — A delivery truck overturned after it slid off a steep driveway, spilling propane and closing Route 124 for hours as crews attempted to right the vehicle. Crews were called to the scene shortly after 11 …

Money matters: 2015 tax season tips

Friday, January 22, 2016

It is that time of year again: tax time. For many, this is a dreaded time, but for others, it is a joy-filled and highly anticipated time. The reason for this is that children under 17 years of …

Viewpoint: Fish & Game needs the public, not a bobcat season

Monday, January 11, 2016

If anything embodies the wild spirit of New Hampshire’s lands, it could easily be the bobcat. And since 1989, when N.H. Fish and Game closed the season on bobcats, the species has made a slow, steady and modest …

Interfaith Soul Food: ‘When there is peace among religions, there will be peace in the world’

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Ever since I moved to this country from where I grew up in Australia, I’ve looked forward to the winter solstice on Dec. 21 to 22, as it signifies the days will begin to lengthen again, slowly providing …

Viewpoint: Season proposal conservative approach to harvest management

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

As stewards of the public’s wildlife resources, it’s the N.H. Fish and Game Department’s responsibility to facilitate informed decision-making about the use of our state’s wildlife. With that in mind, I’ve chosen to use this opportunity to share …

Viewpoint: Bobcat population has increased significantly

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

I was recently asked by an editor at the Ledger-Transcript if I was in favor of the bobcat season being proposed by the N.H. Fish and Game Department and, if so, would I write an opinion piece on …

Bobcat’s Tail: 10 bits about bobcats

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

One of our most secretive mammals — the bobcat — is getting a lot of attention these days. Pushed on by the 11-member, governor-appointed N.H. Fish and Game Commission, the Fish and Game Department has proposed ending the …

Spirituality: How Jubilee Year came into my life

Thursday, January 21, 2016

We Jews read, study, or chant the weekly Torah Portion, or “Parsha,” on Shabbat (Friday evening and Saturday morning) to keep our sanity. The Torah is divided into 64 sequential Parashat, from creation to the death of Moses. …