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The Planning Board approved Dancing Ground Farms Conditional Use Permit to host weddings, farm-to-table meals, and seasonal events on Four Winds Farm.

Peterborough: Town sued over farm code

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — The Planning Board has approved the first permit for a farm in Peterborough to host weddings, farm-to-table meals, and other seasonal and educational events throughout the year, after delaying their decision twice. Neighbors of the farm have voiced numerous objections to the farm’s application in public hearings this fall. Several of the neighbors did not wait to hear … 0

Rindge: State Senate candidates square off in FPU debate

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

RINDGE — Candidates for New Hampshire’s 9th and 12th State Senate districts met Tuesday afternoon at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge for a debate sponsored by the university’s Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communications and the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript. Present were the candidates for the New Hampshire Senate’s 12th District, Peggy Gilmour (D-Hollis) and Kevin … 0

ConVal: School Board won’t talk consolidation for 3 years

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

TEMPLE — The ConVal School Board decided Tuesday to not consider a proposal to close the district’s two middle schools, at least not for the next three years. In arriving at the decision, the board referred to a vote taken in the spring to not discuss any questions about consolidation again until 2017. … 0

Peterborough: Town celebrates 275th anniversary in style

Monday, October 13, 2014

Saturday morning’s brisk, wet weather didn’t stop the “bang” of musket shots, the “crack” and “boom” of fireworks, or the smell of popcorn, barbecue and other fare from filling downtown for Peterborough’s 275th anniversary celebration of the first … 0

ConVal: Selectman proposes closing middle schools to save

Monday, October 13, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A committee of School Board members and selectmen is recommending the Conval School Board consider eliminating the district’s middle schools, having each elementary school serve kindergarten through eighth grade, and that the district sell the buildings of Great Brook and South Meadow middle schools. Barbara Miller, … 0

Peterborough: Charlie Bass on why he supports Garcia

Monday, October 13, 2014

Two years after losing his Congressional seat, former Congressman Charles Bass (R-Peterborough) is supporting another for New Hampshire’s 2nd Congressional District — the more conservative Marilinda Garcia. The lifelong Peterborough resident who represented the New Hampshire 2nd — … 0

Business: Building our broadband future

Monday, October 13, 2014

Broadband is the super highway of the 21st century. In earlier times the intersection of waterways, railroads and highways were the industrial centers. Today, locations with widely deployed affordable high-speed Internet access are the economic hubs of this century. Companies are seeking out areas of affordable, ubiquitous access. … 0

Roundup: Cougars fall in OT vs. Hollis-Brookline

Monday, October 13, 2014

ConVal boys soccer ConVal lost once again to rival Hollis-Brookline on Thursday. The Cavaliers came out and scored in the first two minutes of the game. The ConVal boys fought back and scored with a bit over 29 minutes remaining in the first half. Max Sturges scored the … 0

Business: A look at trends

Monday, October 13, 2014

Waistlines from Thanksgiving and Christmas feasting will not be the only thing growing this holiday season. Major U.S. retail companies announced expanding their workforce in the buildup to the holidays, according to published reports. And New Hampshire and the state’s southwest corner are experiencing similar growth in seasonal … 0

REal estate: Q&A retrospective

Thursday, October 9, 2014

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Money Matters: Have you begun preparing for tax time 2014?

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Clearly, it is difficult for working people, especially those with families, to start thinking about their 2014 tax return in October, but it is a good idea to do so. My advice to taxpayers must fall into two … 0

Nature’s call

Monday, October 13, 2014

A West Peterborough logger who runs a firewood business that has his phone ringing off the hook. A Hancock landscaper who has taken to doing part-time home maintenance before the cold weather hits. Two migrant workers from Jamaica … 0

Peterborough: Operation visit Monadnock: Designing the Welcome Mat

Friday, October 10, 2014

How do you get people to come to your party, event, production? You create the event to be something your guests will want to do or see. You prepare the venue to make it attractive and welcoming. You arrange for their comforts in refreshments, entertainment. And you send … 0