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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

Sustainable Steps: ML

Monday, December 15, 2014

Dec. 21 is the winter solstice and the shortest day of the year. This is the slowing time of year. All our animals are back from grazing pastures to their winter yards. I often wonder if the animals sit around thinking about warm days wondering in the fields … 0

Letter: Power for NH, and the country

Thursday, December 11, 2014

To the editor: Sirs, as a longtime advocate of nuclear power, the endless talk about gas and hydro should be replaced with some discussion of nuclear power. However, I would like to see a different approach by looking at the U.S. Navy and the nuclear plants that run … 0

Viewpoint: Why are we heating half-empty buildings?

Friday, December 12, 2014

Nobody likes filling their oil tanks in the winter. I remember watching the fill gauge last winter, one of our coldest yet since moving here, and seeing it inch down, as our boiler worked to keep the house … 0

Editorial: Take matters into your own hands

Monday, December 15, 2014

When you want to get something done, sometimes, you just have to do it yourself. That’s what we’ve learned from some folks interviewed for two stories in today’s paper. The first concerns the Ingalls Memorial Library in Rindge. The 120-year-old library has undergone several renovations in the past … 0

Viewpoint: It’s time to start talking

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

“Maybe we should develop a Crayola bomb as our next secret weapon. A happiness weapon. A beauty bomb. And every time a crisis developed, we would launch one. It would explode high in the air — explode softly — and send thousands, millions, of little parachutes into the … 0

Jaffrey: Crotched abuse trial sees delay

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

JAFFREY — Justice L. Phillips Runyon III of the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey, has postponed the pre-trial hearing of a former Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center employee accused of child abuse of a 9-year-old child with developmental disabilities . … 0

Antrim: Antrim Wind reapplies to the SEC, board questioned

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Editor's note: In a previous posting of this article, it was erroneously reported that Antrim Select Board Chair Mike Genest disagreed with Town Counsel Bart Mayer as to whether the decision to extend Antrim Wind's PILOT agreement warranted … 0

Peterborough: Fire, Police revenue will increase

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Fire and Rescue Departments’ expenses, if approved by the public, will increase significantly next year. However, these departments’ revenue will also be increasing sixfold from last year, slightly lowering the portion of their budget that must be funded through taxation. The Police Department’s budget, if approved, would … 0

Peterborough: Troy town employee charged with embezzling over $15K

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

An employee of the town of Troy, who is also a landlord in Peterborough and elsewhere, was arrested Monday by State Police Troop C out of Keene; she was charged with embezzling more than $15,000 in public funds. … 0

Peterborough/Bennington: Local painter opens new show

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Bennington artist Jerome Varnum opened a show of his acrylic paintings at Studio-9247 in Peterborough Saturday. Varnum, a house painter by trade, joked that he “learned how to do this by painting clapboards.” At right, one of Varnum’s … 0