Concord: Anthem speaks on data security breach in N.H.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Editor’s note: this story is adapted from an article which appeared in Wednesday’s Concord Monitor. Almost four weeks after the insurer disclosed a massive nationwide data breach, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield released an initial estimate on the number of New Hampshire customers “impacted” by the cyberattack: 667,866. That figure, announced in a statement from Anthem yesterday afternoon, includes both current and former customers as far back as 2004. It … 0

Peterborough: Carbon footprint Conversation March 10

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture, in partnership with the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, presents a Community Conversation about Personal Options for Lowering Our Carbon Footprint, on March 10 at 7 p.m., in the Monadnock Center’s Bass Hall, in Peterborough. Energy is always in the news, and there is lots of information about big scale stuff: wind, solar, natural gas, etc. This conversation looks … 0

Jaffrey/Keene: MONIFF preview on civil rights

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

In advance of the third annual Monadnock International Film Festival, special programming in March will feature film screenings and discussions around the civil rights movement. The effort was conceived by MONIFF to honor the 50th anniversary of the sacrifice by Keene resident and martyr Jonathan Daniels, who gave his life to save Ruby Sales in Hayneville, Alabama as a young seminary student working … 0

Roundup: Oriole girls thump Huskies, still undefeated on season

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Conant girls’ basketball Monadnock gave Conant a good game last time they played, with Conant winning 46-36 on Feb. 3. The rematch on Tuesday night, however, was a different matter altogether. Monadnock scored off the opening tip, and that was it for a while, as Conant reeled off … 0

Jaffrey: Paintings displaying at JCC

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Oil paintings by Bill Schofield will be on display in the first-floor display cases at the Jaffrey Civic Center through March 12. At the age of 66 after his semi-retirement from Residential Resources Inc. in 2008, Schofield decided to paint for the first time. He has studied with … 0

Jaffrey: Trip to see Monarchs hockey game

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Join the Jaffrey Parks and Recreation Department for a trip to see the Manchester Monarchs on March 8. This is the last season in Manchester for the Monarchs, as they will be moving to the west coast. Manchester is near the top in the Atlantic Division and the … 0

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Jaffrey Tuesday, Feb. 3 Arrest: At 1:10 p.m., police received a report from someone stating that a male person walked out of a Milliken Road residence, which has been vacant. Police responded, finding the person inside when they checked the house. The person stated the house was purchased … 0

Viewpoint: Future geopolitical impacts of U.S. in world economy

Friday, January 16, 2015

It is the consensus of leading political figures that the United States will exercise less power in the coming years in nearly every region of the globe. According to Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group, globalization will promote neither American values nor best practices. Although the U.S. is … 0

Letters: Evidence-based elections are key

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

To the editor: Town and school District meeting season is upon us, with many important issues to decide. New Hampshire law requires all votes to be counted in public on election day so any error can be caught and corrected before totals are certified. (RSA 669:58) Traditional Town … 0

Jaffrey: Concert set for crash victim’s children

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect that the concert is on Feb. 21. In an attempt to raise money for the children of a car crash victim, killed by an alleged drunk driver last November, … 0

Roundup: Oriole girls beat Vikes, WLC boys lose again

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Conant/Mascenic girls’ basketball The Orioles dominated the Vikings on Thursday night, winning 57-9 at home. Conant led 16-0 after one and 30-2 at the half. Conant’s Eva Hodgson led all scorers with 15 points; Megan Wheeler scored 11 … 0

Sustainable Steps: ML

Monday, February 16, 2015

The definition of sustainable: 1. Capable of being sustained. 2. Of, relating to, or being related to harvesting or using a resource so that the resource is not depleted or permanently damaged. For time eternal, small farmers have been doing whatever is needed to be sustainable. Considering that … 0