Lyndeborough

Volunteers attempt to wrangle Cornflake the llama, who was abandoned at a Hancock farm. Cornflake will now join an existing herd of alpaca and llama at Purgatory Falls farm in Lyndeborough.

Hancock/Lyndeborough: Abandoned animal finds new home

Thursday, December 18, 2014

A group of volunteers recently banded together to round up an abandoned guanaco — a close llama relation — that was left on an Elmwood Road property in Hancock, after the animal’s owner, Daniel Ramage, was evicted from the property. Purgatory Falls Alpaca Farm in Lyndeborough is now housing the animal. Tim and Dana Welch, who own Purgatory Falls Alpaca Farm, were called in to help round up the animal after the property’s owner, Arthur Cernota of Hancock, had attempted to go through state and local agencies to remove the guanaco without much success. The Welches, too, attempted to contact some agencies to see if … 0

Rindge: Market Basket now fully in Artie T.’s hands

Monday, December 15, 2014

The sale of Market Basket to Arthur T. “Artie T.” Demoulas was completed Friday afternoon, after it was announced in September that Demoulas and his sisters reached an agreement to buy the grocery chain from their cousins, and that the sale would be finalized over the next several months. According to a press release Market Basket issued Friday, Artie T. and his side … 0

Girls’ Basketball: Warriors kick early season blues vs. Epping

Monday, December 15, 2014

After the WLC girls’ first two games of the season — winnable games against Hinsdale and Newmarket that slipped through the Warriors’ fingers — it was hard to know what to expect when they squared off against Epping on Friday night. And even with a big lead going into the half, coach Dennis … 0

Editorial: Take matters into your own hands

Monday, December 15, 2014

When you want to get something done, sometimes, you just have to do it yourself. That’s what we’ve learned from some folks interviewed for two stories in today’s paper. The first concerns the Ingalls Memorial Library in Rindge. The 120-year-old library has undergone several renovations in the past … 0

Lyndeborough: State Trooper is arrested for DWI

Monday, December 8, 2014

A former Lyndeborough State Trooper’s arrest information was omitted from police logs, after he was taken into custody following a motor incident in which he was allegedly driving while intoxicated. David Myer, 28, of Lyndeborough was not included in Bedford Police Department police logs, after police responded to … 0

Roundup: WLC girls drop first contest

Monday, December 8, 2014

WLC girls’ basketball The Warriors traveled to defending champions Hinsdale on Friday night to open the season. In a game in which neither team had much success putting the ball in the basket, WLC had a chance late, but let it slip away. Down three points with three … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: WLC names Students of the Month

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative Middle School has named its Students of the Month for September October. Above left are October’s students. Front row from left: sixth-graders Sam Townsend and Sasha Lutz and seventh-grader Mackenzie Hayden; back row, seventh-grader Aidan Rapp … 0

Lyndeborough: Winn Mountain wins contract

Thursday, December 4, 2014

When New Hampshire’s first Royal Governor, Benning Wentworth, governor 1741-1767, built his home at Portsmouth in the 1750s, he built his waterfront home from several existing structures. The buildings were all cobbled together, with varying rooflines and with more than 50 windows of different sizes. The historic property, … 0

Bennington: Record numbers hit slopes

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

While many dug their cars out from Wednesday’s snowstorm or attempted to stay warm without electricity this weekend, thousands congregated to Crotched Mountain Ski and Ride for the ski resorts opening weekend from Friday to Sunday. And because … 0

Basketball: New blood versus old favorites

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Thanksgiving weekend is a time for returning home and being with friends and family. Around here, there’s an annual tradition, one of the rites of fall, that marks the beginning of the transition into winter — alumni basketball … 0

Viewpoint: Costs to ratepayers piling up, but who’s listening?

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

It is encouraging to read that PSNH CEO William Quinlan believes the cost of burying the Northern Pass project may be on the low-end of estimates. However, ratepayers need to be mindful of two important points: (1) Underground transmission line projects with the capacity and voltage of Northern … 0

Viewpoint: Success will come from compromise, not ideology

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Politics is defined by conflict, government by compromise. This balance seems to be perpetually lost on Washington, where politicians are swept away in perceived mandates and partisan warfare. This is not what the people want. Quite frankly, it’s what they most dislike about politics, and now it is … 0

Editorial: Taking on the heroin epidemic

Monday, December 1, 2014

While we may not like to admit it, our communities are affected by heroin. It’s easy to turn a blind eye to the problem and think of it as an issue that’s over the border in Massachusetts or Vermont or somewhere besides our own hometowns, but the reality … 0