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The Conant girls' basketball team hosted ConVal and several other schools for a preseason jamboree Sunday morning.

A first look at the local girls’ basketball teams

Monday, November 30, 2015

Sports Editor Ben Conant hit the gym this weekend to find out what’s on deck for the upcoming girls’ basketball season. Conant Orioles Last year’s record: 21-0 (Undefeated state champions) Head coach: Dave Springfield Going into last season, it was pretty clear to anyone paying attention that Conant was going to win the championship. With the state’s best player in …

Peterborough: Vital Signs set for Friday

Monday, November 30, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Whether you are caring for parents or planning for your own golden years, there are many decisions to make and issues to consider when it comes to aging and health. Because we understand it’s a difficult road to navigate, the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript is hosting Vital Signs: Planning Tools for Tomorrow, a daylong event in downtown Peterborough designed to educate and inform …

Keene: Republicans gather for holiday event

Monday, November 30, 2015

The Cheshire County Republicans along with Sullivan County and Windham County Vermont) Republicans will be hosting a Holiday Gathering Friday at Keene Country Club. The cost for the event beginning at 6:30 pm is $35 per person, $20 for Young Republicans. A buffet of appetizers and desserts with a cash bar will start the evening. The program will include several speakers, including former …

Monadnock Buy Local members give

Friday, November 27, 2015

Monadnock Buy Local Members collectively gave over $160,000 to the Monadnock United Way this year. Both organizations are partnering with the Savings Bank of Walpole to promote this fact on #GivingTuesday today. Compared to big businesses, small businesses donate more than double as much per sales dollar to …

Dublin / Jaffrey / Wilton: The Nurse is In wellness programs

Friday, November 27, 2015

A wellness nurse from Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services will be available at the following Nurse Is In clinics, where you can have your blood pressure checked and ask health questions. No appointment is necessary, and the service is provided free of charge to residents of all …

Major project to map state landscape completed

Saturday, November 28, 2015

New airborne technology known as light detection and ranging is being used to accurately map land surface elevations across more than half of New Hampshire, from Massachusetts to Quebec. This major data collection project represents a partnership between the state of New Hampshire, US Geological Survey, USDA Natural …

Viewpoint: Income inequality isn’t the problem

Monday, November 23, 2015

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have made income inequality a major issue in the 2016 presidential campaign. They consider maldistribution of income to be a major national problem. They are both wrong. Income inequality exists, but it is …

Editorial: Join us for Vital Signs on Friday

Monday, November 30, 2015

There is a lot to prepare for when it comes to caring for our loved ones and ourselves as we age, and it’s not an easy subject to talk about. Avoiding it, though, only delays the decisions that need to be made until a time of crisis. The …

WLC: Tests used for planning

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

WILTON — Results from the district’s state testing results are being considered as the district moves forward with its curriculum decisions for the coming year. Smarter Balanced is the state test that replaced the NECAP assessment this year …

WLC: Hearing held to OK video laws

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

LYNDEBOROUGH — The Wilton-Lyndeborough held a perfunctory hearing regarding its use of educational filming to fill new law requirements during its Tuesday meeting. The hearing was held as required by a newly enacted state law that requires a …

Business: Shopping campaign is on

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

It’s often the personal care and touches that keep shoppers local, and this holiday season, beginning with Plaid Friday the day after Thanksgiving, Monadnock region stores are laying it on thick with discounts and other special enticements. It’s …

Running: Turkey Trot winners at FRES

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Florence Rideout Elementary School held its Turkey Trot race on Monday. Here are the winners by grade and class: First Grade, Jacqui Anderson’s class: Jon Bausha and Emily Hazelton First Grade, Julie Lemire’s class: Aurie Nelson and Jacob …

The Bobcat’s tail: Stepping into our land’s time machine

Friday, November 20, 2015

If you want to see how our forests have changed over the past 300 years, just drive down to Petersham, Massachusetts, 30 minutes south of Rindge. The Fisher Museum looks like a small, simple academic building, just off …