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Peterborough: 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 of their friends congregated at Divine Mercy Parish in Peterborough to pray for them on Wednesday evening. “The buzz and vibration — my understanding is a miracle has taken place,” Patrice Hampson of … 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

Rindge: Guilty plea withdrawn in fraud case

Monday, March 2, 2015

After admitting in May to four counts of tax fraud in connection with a fraudulent investment scheme in which he allegedly stole millions of dollars from his investors, a Rindge man has now withdrawn his guilty plea. Aaron E. Olson, of Rindge, told the court that he misunderstood the possible ramifications of his plea agreement — particularly, how much incarceration time he might … 0

Jaffrey: Plan for new town offices building stirs debate

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

JAFFREY — Most of the 33 warrant articles raised for discussion during Tuesday’s warrant article discussion, sponsored by the Jaffrey Woman’s Club, came and passed without question or comment from residents. But an article calling for engineering and … 0

THe Place to Go: 3-On-3 tourney returns March 20-22

Monday, February 16, 2015

The Place to Go’s twenty-second annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament will take place this year on March 20-22 at the Conval High School Gym. Current and former school players, recreational players, community members and businesses often enter the competition. … 0

SNOWMOBILING: Dubliners engage in epic trek

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

All winter, Kim Bergeron, Jaimie Kierstead, and Thomas Knight roused themselves out of bed at 4 a.m., and raced their snowmobiles at least 100 miles over snow, ice, rocks, tree stumps and asphalt, from Dublin to Bennington, and … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: SnoMoles hold fundraiser Poker Run on Saturday

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The Monadnock SnoMoles are holding their annual Cookout and Poker Run this weekend. On Saturday, starting at 10 a.m., snowmobile riders can register for the Poker Run at 8 Hemlock Ave. in Rindge, on the backside of Lake Contoocook. Vehicles with trailers can park at the Contoocook Public … 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