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Antrim: A mother’s voice is heard in drug war

Monday, November 30, 2015

One of the most difficult pieces of the battle against addiction is when the fight is lost, and those left behind must deal with the aftermath. The ConVal Substance Abuse Task Force is holding their December addiction program, “When Addiction Leads to Death,” on Dec. 8 at 6 p.m., at Great Brook School in Antrim. As part of the program, …

ConVal: Need money? FAFSA meeting tomorrow

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

The ConVal School Counseling Department will be hosting a representative from the New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation to review the college financial aid process with all seniors and their parents on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. This program will review the financial aid process, including step by step instructions for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid as well as information about loans, …

Sheriff deputies to carry Narcan

Friday, November 27, 2015

Sheriff deputies from the Cheshire County Sheriff’s Office will now carry Narcan, according to Sheriff Eliezer “Eli” Rivera. Deputies have met the requirements set by the New Hampshire Department of Safety, Division of Fire Standards and Emergency Medical Services, Bureau of EMS for licensing as Law Enforcement Providers. Deputies travel throughout the county in the performance of their duties and could find themselves …

ConVal: Honor rolls, term 1

Friday, November 20, 2015

ConVal Honor Rolls, Term 1 2015-2016 Class of 2016 - High Honor Jessica Adams, Aidan Ahern, McKenzie Armstrong, Chelsea Broderick, Bradley Carter, Ashley Cheviot, Madeline Ciocci, Beecher Clifton-Waite, Thea Conway, Kai Cooper, Olivia Dechaine, Jessica Fiasconaro, Allison Fife, Hannah Fitzgerald, Kaitlin Fitzgerald, Margaret Forrest, Daniel Gates, Meagan Hall, …

Dublin: Breakfast with Santa

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Elves Florence Colantino, left, and Catrina Kipka, ages 13, both of Dublin, will be helping with Breakfast With Santa on Dec. 12. Santa will have breakfast with children in Dublin. The menu will be pancakes, cereal, fruit, juice, …

Monadnock Buy Local members give

Friday, November 27, 2015

Monadnock Buy Local Members collectively gave over $160,000 to the Monadnock United Way this year. Both organizations are partnering with the Savings Bank of Walpole to promote this fact on #GivingTuesday today. Compared to big businesses, small businesses donate more than double as much per sales dollar to …

Peterborough: Center hopes to grow to 500 members

Friday, November 27, 2015

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture is offering a new business membership program to complement its Monadnock Center 500 membership drive. The Monadnock Center 500 drive seeks to increase its membership to 500. The business membership program features three levels of membership. Dues for a basic business …

Dublin / Jaffrey / Wilton: The Nurse is In wellness programs

Friday, November 27, 2015

A wellness nurse from Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services will be available at the following Nurse Is In clinics, where you can have your blood pressure checked and ask health questions. No appointment is necessary, and the service is provided free of charge to residents of all …

Major project to map state landscape completed

Saturday, November 28, 2015

New airborne technology known as light detection and ranging is being used to accurately map land surface elevations across more than half of New Hampshire, from Massachusetts to Quebec. This major data collection project represents a partnership between the state of New Hampshire, US Geological Survey, USDA Natural …

Hancock: Scouts set record with food collection

Monday, November 30, 2015

Hancock, Antrim, Bennington and Francestown residents have been extraordinarily generous, and the Scouting for Food drive achieved a new record on Nov. 14 with 5,225 items collected that day. Troop 2 and Pack 2 were assisted by the Girl Scouts of Bennington and Hancock. Since Hancock doesn’t host …

Hancock: Girl Scouts get busy

Sunday, November 29, 2015

The Hancock Girl Scouts have had a busy start to the year. Here, the girls have some fun while cleaning up leaves at the Hancock library. The girls wanted to rake leaves for a community project and they …

Letter: Dental care is much appreciated

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

To the editor: All of us at Monadnock Developmental Services want to recognize the 139 amazing women of 100+ Women Who Care Peterborough for their generosity in helping adults with developmental disabilities with their critical dental care. At their gathering in late October, the group voted to designate …

Viewpoint: Income inequality isn’t the problem

Monday, November 23, 2015

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have made income inequality a major issue in the 2016 presidential campaign. They consider maldistribution of income to be a major national problem. They are both wrong. Income inequality exists, but it is …