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Hancock: Heritage Campaign nears $275,000 fundraising goal

Monday, June 29, 2015

HANCOCK — The imposing Meetinghouse, built in 1820, stands on the west end of Main Street, while the red brick house that belongs to the Historical Society, built in 1809, stands on the east. With the Meetinghouse restoration done, the Historical Society hopes to wrap up its own repairs by Labor Day. “It’s an important landmark of Hancock. It must … 0

Hancock: Local man leads super-PAC backing Ayotte

Monday, June 29, 2015

A Hancock man is taking the lead to help U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) win re-election in 2016, possibly against Gov. Maggie Hassan. David Carney is the chief consultant for Commitment Kept N.H., a project of Ending Spending Action Fund, the conservative super-PAC. The project launched Wednesday, over 17 months before the election, and before Hassan has announced whether or not she will … 0

Peterborough/Hancock: Morgan’s Way says goodbye

Monday, June 29, 2015

When 53-year-old Jane Cartmell decided on a whim to open her first retail store ever in downtown Peterborough, outfitting it with women’s clothing from across the world, learning the industry and decorating the window display weren’t difficult for the newcomer. The most challenging part, she said, was naming it. Cartmell pondered and pondered … 0

Peterborough: First Kubb Classic title awarded

Monday, June 22, 2015

The first Kubb Classic took place on Saturday in Peterborough. The region’s finest Kubb players competed in a single elimination tournament, which was won by the team of Anna Von Mertens, Philip Antone and Charlie Chronopoulos. Von Mertens … 0

Soccer: ConVal’s Morano named to Games

Monday, June 22, 2015

Teresa Morano, a girls’ soccer player who’ll go into her senior year at ConVal High School this fall, has been selected to represent Peterborough at the Granite State Games. The Granite State Games is a multi-sport competitive event … 0

Police Logs: Antrim - June 23, 2015

Monday, June 22, 2015

Antrim Monday, June 8 Car vs. deer: At 4:21 a.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a deer on Concord Street near Old Concord Road. The driver, Ritchie G. Bates, 50, of Hillsborough, was uninjured, according to police reports. His 2012 Chevrolet Colorado was driven from … 0

Viewpoint: Need for trust between public, private sectors

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

It was a great pleasure to hear former Governor John Lynch deliver the talk at the Walter Peterson Forum for Civil Discourse at the Bass Hall earlier this month. His homey, conversational and witty style was captivating, and drawing upon his rich trove of experiences in the public … 0

Viewpoint: Why I will veto budget

Friday, June 19, 2015

In recent days, Republicans on the budget Committee of Conference finalized a budget proposal that is unbalanced and dishonest about what it funds. It also includes unpaid-for corporate tax cuts, creating a hole in this budget and in future budgets at the expense of critical economic priorities. For … 0

Editorial: A focused driver is a safe driver

Monday, June 22, 2015

How many of us have picked up a phone and checked the time, a text, or other alert when stopped at a red light or stop sign? Beginning July 1, you’ll be breaking the law if you do. New Hampshire’s Hands-Free Electronic Device Law will be in effect … 0

Viewpoint: Republican for responsible budget, while Hassan plays politics

Monday, June 22, 2015

As a State Senator, one of the most important things we do is to write the state budget. The two-year plan controls all the money New Hampshire government will need over the next two years, in addition to … 0

Letter: Create unity, not discord

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

To the editor: And round and round we go — another fiery local presentation of the case against Israel is challenged by questions of anti-Jewish language and/or perspective, followed by a categorical dismissal of anti-Semitism. Our community has seen this divisive cycle for decades, with little or no … 0

Letter: What do you think of the budget?

Monday, June 22, 2015

To the editor: Two weeks ago I joined a vigil at the N.H. State House. Forty people from around the state stood silently in the Hall of Flags and then at the entrance to the Senate chamber, as the Senate voted on the budget proposal. We held signs … 0

Hassan vetoes testing opt-out

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Gov. Maggie Hassan vetoed a bill last week that would have allowed parents to withdraw children from statewide assessment testing, saying it undercuts the evaluation process, puts federal funding for schools in jeopardy, and sets a dangerous precedent. The bill, HB 603, was spurred by opposition to the … 0