Greenville

Reimers Reason: Just passing through: the story of fracked gas, the Northern Pass, and tar sands in New Hampshire

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

With no east-west interstate and a wild northern section, New Hampshire has long been more of a destination than a pass-through state for human travelers. However, fossil fuels are passing through all the time. Several existing pipelines already carry natural gas and oil through New Hampshire, and many companies want to increase and diversify the fuels and electricity flowing through New Hampshire, most of which would be passing through on its way to somewhere else. These projects include the Northern Pass, a pipeline carrying Pennsylvanian natural gas, and pipelines carrying Canadian natural gas and tar sands oil. Northern Pass gets all the press. The Northern … 0

Editorial: What’s our community New Year’s resolution?

Monday, November 24, 2014

New Hampshire’s youth. Growing our economy. Seeding innovation and creativity. The future of education. The local food movement. Poverty. These are the topics Community Conversations — a monthly forum co-sponsored by the Monadnock Center for History & Culture and the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript — has tackled in its very first year. Now, it’s time to think ahead to the coming year. To that end, … 0

Editorial: The 2015 ‘In the Spirit of Giving’ campaign is on

Monday, November 24, 2014

Now in its fifth year, the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript’s “In the Spirit of Giving” campaign aims once again to help connect readers with local nonprofits in need. This year, we’re focusing on the people who are helped by their efforts. This holiday season leading up to the New Year, we’ll highlight select area nonprofits and the people whose lives have been transformed by their … 0

ParentWise: The things we carry from the past

Friday, October 3, 2014

When I heard about Adrian Peterson’s switch-beating of his 4-year-old son, with all the gruesome details, I was filled with disgust. Then he claimed that he was brought up that way and he did it to teach his … 0

Achievement:

Monday, October 6, 2014

The following first-year students are attending Plymouth State University this fall: from Greenville: Mikayla Logan; Jaffrey: Jenna Sirois; New Ipswich: Briana Sullivan; Peterborough: Michael Allen, Meaghan Hodge; and Wilton: James Edmunds, Kimberly Edmunds, Sophie LeVert. … 0

Letter: Focus on problem-solving

Monday, September 22, 2014

To the editor: The Israeli/Palestinian situation is a terrible tragedy. By creating a homeland for the Jewish people, who were so horribly treated in Europe, we disenfranchised a second people, the Palestinians. I have lived too long to see the world in terms of the good guys vs. … 0

Editorial: A call to action on the heroin problem

Monday, October 6, 2014

“Heroin — ‘This problem is here’” was a headline on last Thursday’s front page. For some of us, that was news. For others, it wasn’t. Ron Smith lost his son to a heroin overdose more than two years ago. Today, he tells his story. We know others in … 0

Market Basket: An extraordinary story of employee support

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

First, some background: DeMoulas Super Markets, Inc., under the trade name Market Basket, is a chain of 71 supermarkets in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts, with headquarters in Tewksbury, Mass. From 1990 through late August 2014, the company was the center of controversy as the families of cousins … 0

Temple-Greenville police logs: Sept. 25, 2014

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Temple-Greenville Sunday, Sept. 7 Motor vehicle accident: While driving on Route 31 in Greenville, Michael P. Richard, 30, of Greenville was involved in a single-car accident. There were no reported injuries. His vehicle sustained heavy front-end damage. Saturday, Sept. 13 Motor vehicle accident: While driving on Old Peterborough … 0

Cross-country: Fafard, Bilodeau win at homecoming

Monday, September 22, 2014

Take cool, dry conditions, a cross country course in excellent condition, the aura of homecoming and one of the strongest teams in Division III and what do you get? Some strong performances and fast times. On the rolling … 0

Viewpoint: How to build community — it’s about relationships

Monday, September 22, 2014

In Deb McGrath’s thoughtful submission she identified one of the critical components of highly functioning learning community and democratic society as listening. Listening creates the conditions for building community. When we bring people together for a public forum and provide the opportunity for each person to have a … 0

Wedding announcement: Matthew Lambert — Mariah Somero

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Mariah Somero, daughter of Bruce and Bonnie Somero, and Matthew Lambert, son of Virginia Lambert and the late David Lambert, were married at Sawyer Farm, Jaffrey, on June 21, 2014 in a double-ring ceremony. The bride was escorted … 0

Letter: Conservatives won’t take us far

Friday, September 12, 2014

To the editor: In his letter of Aug. 28, Mr. Brian Somero urges readers to “Do homework, vote conservative.” If he expects this to solve our immigration problems, he is sadly mistaken. Had he done his homework, he would have found that the recent peak in net illegal … 0