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The former editor of Yankee Magazine, Jud Hale, has reissued his memoir "The Education of a Yankee" and is looking ahead to his next stage in life after retiring from the position six months ago.

Dublin: ‘Education of a Yankee’

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Jud Hale has sold his summerhouse on Lake Winnipesaukee , he’s looking to sell the house in Dublin, where he lived for decades, and he and his wife, Sally, have moved into the RiverMead Lifecare retirement community in Peterborough. But he’s certainly not planning to give up his spot at Yankee Magazine anytime soon. A decade and change after he … 0

Antrim: Working toward a snow job

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Keene State College junior and management major Mitchell Reynolds of Antrim came to KSC to prepare himself for his dream of working in the snow/skateboard industry, and he’s already a long way down that road. He’s the new tech rep for Adidas, and last winter he landed a paid internship as the Events … 0

Peterborough: Brenner to retire in October

Thursday, December 18, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Town Administrator Pamela Brenner listed several milestones one can reach in their life, toward the end of the Select Board’s meeting Tuesday. She said these milestones could include graduating from high school and college, marriage, and the birth of children and grandchildren. “I have reached one of those milestones ­— one … 0

Letter: Let’s withdraw from the district

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

To the editor: Perhaps it is time that the Town of Peterborough look into withdrawing from the ConVal School District. Coming to an acceptable solution on how to deal with declining enrollments and rising educational costs is an impossibility. District towns are unwilling to make hard decisions on … 0

ANTRIM: Police looking for a certified offer

Monday, December 15, 2014

Antrim is searching for a new officer full-time police officer, as one of its officers has resigned. According to Antrim Police Chief Scott Lester, Sgt. Ryan Storro resigned from his position on Nov. 30 to return to a career as an independent contractor in construction, a field he … 0

Bennington: Truck ends up in brook off Route 47

Monday, December 15, 2014

BENNINGTON — An Antrim man crashed a utility truck into a brook off Route 47 in Bennington on Wednesday morning, but he was not injured, police said. Russ Hixson, 51, of Antrim was driving east on Route 47 … 0

Peterborough: Committee doesn’t want schools closed

Monday, December 15, 2014

Although ConVal’s District Study Committee — composed of School Board members and Select Board members — remain split over a suggestion to close the district’s middle schools and profit from the buildings’ sales, the committee collectively agreed Wednesday … 0

Peterborough: Apartments’ heat is dangerous to use

Monday, December 15, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Tenants of an apartment building on Vine Street are unable to use their wood pellet stoves, after the building’s owner has repeatedly failed to make the stoves in the two apartments safe, according to town officials. … 0

Rindge: Market Basket now fully in Artie T.’s hands

Monday, December 15, 2014

The sale of Market Basket to Arthur T. “Artie T.” Demoulas was completed Friday afternoon, after it was announced in September that Demoulas and his sisters reached an agreement to buy the grocery chain from their cousins, and that the sale would be finalized over the next several … 0

Hancock: Bird counting with the Harris Center, Saturday

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Harris Center is seeking volunteers to participate in the annual Christmas Bird Count which will be held on Dec. 20 in Hancock, Peterborough, and surrounding towns. The CBC, run by Audubon, in its 115th year is the longest-running citizen science project in the world, with more than … 0

Peterborough: Audiology department moves

Friday, December 12, 2014

Crotched Mountain’s audiology department relocated its Peterborough office on Dec. 12, from the Bond Wellness Center at Monadnock Community Hospital to the offices of Bard Chiropractic Practice located on Route 202 North, across from the South Meadow School. … 0

Peterborough / Keene: MDS names advocacy award after Manfredo ‘Fred’ Torelli

Friday, December 12, 2014

Monadnock Developmental Services has presented Manfredo “Fred” Torelli of Marlborough with the first MDS Family Advocacy Award, in recognition of his commitment and dedication in strengthening and supporting the families of those with developmental disabilities. He was honored … 0

Wrestling: Early birds grapple

Monday, December 15, 2014

The ConVal wrestling team continued to plow through opponents Saturday at the Early Bird Tournament they hosted at the high school’s McGuire Gym, following their 53-18 victory over Spaulding High School in Rochester last Wednesday. At Saturday’s tournament, … 0