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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

running: Traffie’s winning streak continues

Monday, July 14, 2014

Peterborough’s weekly Thursday Night Fun Run welcomed long-awaited dry air at its July 10 running. After weeks of running in muggy conditions, the change was a relief for the runners who showed up in droves for the event … 0

Viewpoint: Poetry, poetry, everywhere in the Monadnocks

Thursday, June 26, 2014

A couple of headlines in The New York Times caught my attention recently: “Statisticians 10, Poets, 0” read the first with a subhead, “Words take a backseat to spreadsheets and metrics as more aspects of life become quantifiable … 0

Hancock Police Log: July 15, 2014

Monday, July 14, 2014

Hancock Thursday, June 26 Accident report: At 9:30 p.m., a driver reported that he had seen a car hit a deer on Route 202 near the intersection with Route 123. The car that hit the deer was driven away and police were not able to get a description. … 0

Letter: Gas tax makes sense to me

Friday, July 11, 2014

To the editor: The recently enacted gas tax is an example of good common-sense legislation. New Hampshire roads and bridges need attention, whether it is I-93 to attract business and tourism or smaller roads to save on wear and tear on our cars. The 4-cent tax increase in … 0

Letter: A big thanks for the big day

Friday, July 11, 2014

To the editor: The Fourth of July is a grand holiday for our country. The spirit of community was unmistakable at Hancock’s Independence Day celebration this year. The reading of the Declaration of Independence, the ice cream social, the music performance on the Commons and a spectacular fireworks … 0

Monday, July 14, 2014

Antrim Thursday, July 10 Motor vehicle stop: Antrim Police were performing stationary radar on Keene Road, when police say a black 2013 GMC pickup truck pulled out and passed a car traveling east. The car that the pickup passed was traveling 51 mph, according to police. The truck … 0

Hancock: Cookbook celebrates French comfort foods

Friday, July 11, 2014

Food journalist, cooking instructor and food blogger Hillary Davis of Hancock has written a new cookbook, “French Comfort Food,” to be released Aug. 1 by Gibbs Smith Publishers. She is also the author of “Cuisine Nicoise: Sun-Kissed Cooking … 0

Hancock: Republican Committee hosts Scott Brown

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

U.S. Primary Senatorial candidate Scott Brown, Hillsborough County Commissioner candidate Carol Holden and Hillsborough County Attorney candidate Dennis Hogan are scheduled speakers at the Hancock Republican Town Committee meeting on July 20 at 4 p.m., in the Daniels Room at the Hancock Library. This is a collaborative effort … 0

Viewpoint: Expressions of generosity aplenty at food pantry

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

The Peterborough Food Pantry has been a service organization in town since 1995. That’s a long time for a nonprofit. Lots of factors determine our success; things like reliable volunteers, providing good service, accessible space and, very importantly, … 0

Achievement: Achievement

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

The following students earned president’s scholarships at Keene State College: Blake Powell of Dublin and Sarah Heissenberger of Hancock. This scholarship recognizes first-year students who display high academic performance. Merit awards are determined from a review of the students’ application for admission to Keene State. … 0