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Vigil prays for the Foleys, injured in a Florida crash

Monday, March 2, 2015

As Patrick and Lisa Foley, both 47, and residents of Peterborough, recover in Florida from a three-car crash that seriously injured them on Feb. 7, several dozen friends congregated at Divine Mercy Parish in Peterborough to pray for them Wednesday evening. “The buzz and vibration — my understanding is a miracle has taken place,” Patrice Hampson of Peterborough said about … 0

Greenfield: Rock injury gives man whole new outlook

Monday, March 2, 2015

Could you look at a football-sized rock flying through your windshield, smashing you in the head, and nearly ending your life as a “bizarre gift?” Adam Lecomte can. The Peterborough resident and Greenville native said Thursday the December accident turned his outlook right side up. Lecomte is much more optimistic, and is no … 0

GREENFIELD: Rehab school answers lawsuit

Monday, March 2, 2015

Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center is denying allegations that it is liable for any abuse involving two former students whose parents say their children suffered physical and emotional abuse while in the center’s care. Crotched Mountain also disputes the facts surrounding several incidents listed as abuse in a civil suit brought forward in October 2014. In response to a civil suit brought to the … 0

Hancock: Ash borer workshop at Harris Center

Monday, February 23, 2015

Forest Health officials need the help of outdoor enthusiasts, including birders, in detecting emerald ash borer, the most destructive forest pest in North America. Its larvae tunnel just under the bark of ash trees, killing them quickly. Residents can help the Harris Center for Conservation Education locate this … 0

Snowmobiling: Annual Trail Breakers fundraiser Saturday

Monday, February 23, 2015

The Monadnock Trail Breakers Snowmobile Club members are second annual Trail Breaker Challenge takes take place Saturday at the Engine Meet Field off Route 101 in Dublin. The event features professional snowmobile stunt shows by the freestyle riders … 0

Viewpoint: Where are the neighborhood natives?

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

I have begun to notice something. Something that I feel concerned about. Perhaps, you have noticed it too. Where are the children in our communities? I rarely see them outside, riding bikes, climbing trees, running and playing tag. I drive through our small neighborhoods and everyone seems neatly … 0

Viewpoint: Some have forgotten the vision

Thursday, February 19, 2015

There has been a lot of talk recently about closing down Great Brook School and possibly a number of elementary schools as well. The savings associated with closing Great Brook is modest at best, potentially $154 per taxpayer, per year on average, according to Model Study No. 3 … 0

Viewpoint: Not to be feared, nor all-consuming

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Hi. My name’s Daniel Frehner. I’m a ConVal student and I was the primary teen-representative at the Community Conversation that took place on the 10th. The Conversation — focused on the impact of digital media — was compelling, with a wide range of opinions and people. However, specifically … 0

Editorial: Talking about our carbon footprint

Monday, February 23, 2015

In June of 2014, the Ledger-Transcript began reporting on the accomplishments of the Conant High School Environmental Club. It was less than a year before that, that the Jaffrey-Rindge School District had begun to recycle. But in just that short time, we learned, a 4-cubic-yard recycling container had … 0

ConVal: Petition would allow closing

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Over the past five years, residents of the ConVal School community have attempted a handful of times to close or combine schools to address the district’s declining student population. But, Matt Craig of Sharon — who … 0

ConVal: Board votes to go with Cafe Services vendor

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — An in-house vendor has served cafeteria food to ConVal schools for 26 years. But, the School Board on Tuesday elected not to renew the contract with ConVal Food Services, and instead is switching to Cafe Services … 0

ConVal: Fireworks display is back for July 2015

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — After the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce was forced two years ago to cancel the Fourth of July fireworks display at the high school, the ConVal School Board is allowing the chamber to bring back this tradition. Except now, the crowd will have to watch the … 0

HANCOCK: Car crash sends two to hospital, briefly

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

A two-vehicle motor vehicle accident in Hancock on Tuesday morning sent two to the hospital, but did not result in any life-threatening injuries, according to police and fire officials. According to Hancock Fire Chief Nevan Cassidy, a two-vehicle motor vehicle accident took place at the intersection of Kimball … 0