Hancock

Dublin/Keene: Crowd-funding campaigns popular way to raise cash

Thursday, July 24, 2014

So Zack Danger Brown started one to fund some experiments in the kitchen with potato salad. Others have raised money, including the Peterborough Community Theatre, to switch over to digital projection equipment in their historic theaters. And the method is arguably reaching more people, with very little effort on the part of fundraisers, and possibly raising more money in shorter … 0

New Ipswich / Peterborough: Locals indicted at Superior Court

Monday, July 28, 2014

Several locals were indicted this month by grand juries in Hillsborough County Superior Court on a variety of charges. Timothy Sullivan, 47, of Lyndeborough was indicted on two charges — first-degree assault, a Class A felony, and second-degree assault, a Class B felony. Sullivan allegedly assaulted a 41-year-old man at a home on Center Road on May 3, hitting the man several times … 0

Peterborough: MCH internists combine practices

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Monadnock Community Hospital has announced their two Internal Medicine Practices will be combining in a newly renovated office, located in Suite 301 of the Medical Arts building in the space previously occupied by Peterborough Internal Medicine. Drs. Greg Neilley and Dmitry Tarasevich, along with Nurse Practitioners Annette Brookes and Lynne Stone, will continue … 0

Birth announcement: Birth announcement

Monday, July 14, 2014

Born at Monadnock Community Hospital, Peterborough: BEDARD: A girl, Madison Ann, weighing 9 pounds, 2 ounces, to Eric and Meghan (Olson) Bedard of Hancock, July 8, 2014. Grandparents are Debra and Richard Broderick of Hancock, Mary and Scott … 0

Hancock: Harris Center leading kayaking, hiking trips

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The Harris Center will lead a kayak trip on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. along the Ashuelot River to scenic Ashuelot Pond. This will be a good opportunity for wildlife sightings, possibly including loon and beaver. Meet at 10 a.m. at the boat landing at the … 0

Court log: July 17, 2014

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Greenfield police Thomas V. Norton, 51, Peterborough, open container violation, charge not carried forward; DWI, $500 fine, license revoked for nine months, mandatory attendance driver care management program. Hancock police department Derek W. Choate, 26, Hancock, missing driver’s headlight assembly, $44.64 fine; failure to stop, $103.33 fine. Jaffrey … 0

Letter: North Meadow will be missed

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

To the editor: It was a great sadness to see a for sale sign in front of the North Meadow Family Health building and then to read, in the Ledger-Transcript, that the practice was moving to the hospital. No doubt, this is for financial (the hospital’s) reasons. I … 0

Viewpoint: ‘We need a drastic change in our Middle East policy’

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Last Thursday, Bill Chevalier, in his piece “A look at driving factors in Middle East Muslim extremism,” presented a picture of a benevolent “West” trying to understand incomprehensible Muslim societies prone to irrational violence in the form of terrorism. While expressing earnest concern over violence in the region, … 0

Hancock: A quest for knowledge in the great outdoors

Monday, July 14, 2014

As they arrived at their forestry research station in the woods at Sargent Center on Thursday, the first thing to grab the attention of a dozen or so middle-school-age campers was a large brown toad. “It’s Morgan Freeman … 1

What local business owners are saying about this year’s tourism track

Friday, July 11, 2014

What local business owners say about this year’s tourism track In a recent tourism survey we conducted, we asked the owners of inns, B&Bs and campgrounds (see photo caption above), “How is business so far compared with last … 0

Editorial: ConVal Quest a rousing success

Monday, July 14, 2014

From what we saw and heard last week, the ConVal Quest summer camp program in Hancock was everything it was promised to be when Peterborough Rotary Club members pitched the idea to the School Board last November. Seventy-four students from the ConVal district’s two middle schools spent a … 0

Peterborough: Lions Club names Melvin Jones Award recipient

Monday, July 14, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — John “Jack” Nieskens, received the highest award of recognition possible in Lionism, the Melvin Jones Award, at the annual awards night of the Peterborough Lions Club. The award is usually given to a club member who … 0

Running: Summer Sizzler’s July 7 Hancock race results in

Monday, July 14, 2014

The third race in the Summer Sizzler series took place at the Hancock Depot along a 2.5 mile route on July 7. The race was deemed the “Depot Dash,” and a one minute head start was given to any runner wearing red, white and blue. Mother nature cooperated … 0