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Dover: Arson case heats up

Monday, September 29, 2014

An attorney for former Peterborough firefighter and alleged arsonist Gregory Potter contended in court on Friday that a detective for the Durham Police Department violated Potter’s constitutional rights. Potter, 23, is accused of setting a series of fires at five residential buildings in Durham in the early morning of Feb. 2, 2013, while people were inside the apartments. While Potter’s … 0

Hancock: Telephone scam targets local seniors

Monday, September 29, 2014

A telephone scam involving a free medical alert system and $3,000 for groceries has been reported by a Hancock resident, according to police. The call is automated and states that “you were referred by your doctor or primary care physician” for the free medical alert system. The automated call then requests the listener dial 1 to confirm a shipping address or dial 5 … 0

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Monday, September 29, 2014

Michael Dukakis, the former governor of Massachusetts and the 1988 Democratic-nominee for president, repeated and repeated one of his foundational principles to a Peterborough audience last Wednesday. Speaking at the Walter Peterson Forum for Civil Discourse, the 80-year-old Dukakis reiterated that in politics, you can disagree with someone. But, he said, you should … 0

Jaffrey: Lyons wins Gilmore triathlon

Monday, September 15, 2014

Cool conditions and sunny weather greeted the triathletes Sunday morning for the first annual Gilmore Pond Triathlon. The cooler conditions and hilly course did not deter some strong performances however. The first athlete to arrive at the finish … 0

Antrim: Baked beans and apple pie

Monday, September 15, 2014

Tenney’s Farm was buzzing with activity on Sunday afternoon. Volunteers set up a long table with trays, to fill with barbecue-style fixings. Off to one side, racks and racks of chicken slow roast, sending the smell of cooking … 0

Sustainable Steps: Getting back to basics

Monday, September 15, 2014

Getting back to basics At the time that I started farming it was not “in” to buy local. Folks were in their comfort zone of buying “clean” and properly inspected and packaged food from grocery stores. As we have come to understand what is truly behind our governments … 0

Nutritional HEalth: Staving off those winter blues

Monday, September 15, 2014

Happy Autumn! At this time of year, apples and pumpkins are everywhere, the leaves changing color here in New England are stunning. There is a shift in temperature and the days get shorter. If this is a signal to you that you will be feeling the “winter blues” … 0

Sustainable steps: ‘Three months, three weeks and three days’

Monday, September 15, 2014

You will all be pleased to know that this month I am writing about a success! Usually I am recalling an event that caused much embarrassment, sickness, or even death, the former to me, and the latter two … 0

Hancock: Garcia, Horn to speak

Friday, September 12, 2014

U.S. House Congressional District 2 Candidate Marilinda Garcia and N.H. State GOP Chairwoman Jennifer Horn are scheduled speakers at the Hancock Republican Town Committee meeting on Sunday at 4 p.m., in the Barbara Caverly Meeting Room downstairs at the rear of the Hancock Town Hall. This is a … 0

Letter: Is it really anti- Semitism here?

Friday, September 12, 2014

To the editor: Two weeks ago, Jane Kronheim wrote about fears of anti-Semitism prompted by pro-Palestinian protests in England. The protesters were lashing out in response to Israel’s bombardment of Gaza, but to Ms. Kronheim, they were simply anti-Semites. The fact that over 2,100 Gazans were killed, including … 0

Viewpoint: Opportunity seemed to good to be true

Monday, September 15, 2014

To see this incredibly talented group of young people showcase their abilities in front of an international audience was simply amazing. It was lost on none that the lines they were performing so eloquently were written steps away from The Dell stage. It speaks volumes about Project Shakespeare … 0

Primary results are in, as region readies for General Election

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Democrats Peter Leishman, the incumbent, and Ivy Vann of Peterborough have won the primary for two state representative seats in Hillsborough District 24, which includes Peterborough, edging out fellow Democratic candidate Kath Allen. Gary Carpenter of Peterborough has … 0

Peterborough: MDS recognizes care workers

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Monadnock Developmental Services has announced Teresa Aldrich and Dylan Ballantine are the recipients of the 2014 Direct Support Professional and Home Provider of the Year awards, respectively, for the Monadnock region. Ballantine and Aldrich were selected from a … 0