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Lyndeborough

Divided on new voter ID provision

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

With the New Hampshire primary, presidential elections and two other elections slated for next year, moderators and clerks are raising concerns about using their own cameras to photograph voters who lack sufficient ID — a provision of the 2012 voter ID law going into effect in September, but without funding from the state. That’s because the House’s proposed two-year budget does not include money for cameras and printers. “The whole … 0

Peterborough: Green fest goes outside this year

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Greenerborough will be greener this year than ever before. For the first time in the festival’s eight-year history, it will held entirely outdoor, in front of the Town House and behind the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Although Grange #35 and the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce will be co-sponsors of the … 0

Editorial: Vote for a cause by showing up

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

It may not be quite as warm as we like, but there’s no doubt that the region is filled with the springtime buzz of activity — and much of it is for a good cause. For the first time, the Corporal Brandon Garabrant Memorial Equitation Challenge, in memory of the fallen Marine, will be held as part of Sunday’s season opener to the … 0

Viewpoints: Everyone benefits from Fresh Air

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The Monadnock area continues its long tradition of supporting the Fresh Air Fund, a not-for-profit agency, which has provided free summer experiences to more than 1.8 million New York City children from low-income neighborhoods since 1877. Its history dates back to The Rev. Willard Parsons, minister of a … 0

Peterborough: Theater to install service for those who are blind

Monday, April 27, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The Community Theatre is out to illuminate the world of movies for the visually impaired and hard of hearing. Owner Carol Nelson is fundraising to install Descriptive Video Service, a device which allows audience members can personal headsets to listen to a description of a movie, … 0

Hancock: ‘Oh, the places you’ll go’

Monday, April 27, 2015

Two years ago, Mason Ellis was a ConVal senior who played hockey, did his homework, and hung out with friends. Last month, the Hancock native and lance corporal chased elephants away from his drinking water in the Selous … 0

WLC/Jaffrey-Rindge/Mascenic: Destination: Knoxville for globals-bound teams

Monday, April 27, 2015

With state wins behind them, Destination Imagination teams must fundraise to send their teams to the global competition. Teams from Jaffrey-Rindge, Mascenic and Wilton-Lyndeborough all took first place or were selected as a wildcard to attend the global … 0

Peterborough: Stranded kayakers rescued

Monday, April 27, 2015

Firefighters rescued three ConVal students stranded on an island Thursday after their kayaks capsized in the frigid Contoocook River. Emily Garland, her younger sister, Madeline Garland and Elizabeth O’Rourke’s injuries were minor, and they declined medical treatment, said … 0

PETERBOROUGH: Man charged with burglary in 2 towns

Monday, April 27, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A suspect charged this month in connection with two business burglaries in Greenfield was arrested over the weekend for a home burglary in Peterborough that allegedly took place in October. Codie Andersen, 17, of Greenfield was arrested Sunday evening and charged with burglary. It is alleged … 0

Peterborough: The benefits of hiking

Monday, April 27, 2015

Whether it’s sunny or overcast, Craig and Janet Altobello hike. On a misty April morning, the Peterborough couple hiked the paved road of Miller State Park. Janet listed the holistic benefits of hiking. “We hike for the exercise, … 0

Diagnosis 101: What is bone density loss, and what can be done about it?

Monday, April 27, 2015

The question: What is bone density loss, who is at risk, and what can be done about it? The expert: Wendy Walthers, radiology lead in mammography at Monadnock Community Hospital. Walthers does bone density loss screenings every day … 0

Boys’ Tennis: Warriors lose close one with Bow

Monday, April 27, 2015

Wilton-Lyndeborough fell to Bow Tuesday, but not without putting up a fight that, with the threat of darkness, almost ended the match in a tie. The Warriors (3-3) lost 3-5 to the Bulldogs (2-3), although strong performances across the lineup and a No. 2 doubles match played by … 0

Bobcat’s Tail: Hanging in the balance: support for Fish and Game

Friday, April 24, 2015

While our streams and forests are springing to life, the Statehouse halls in Concord are stirring with conversations about New Hampshire’s commitment to wildlife. In the N.H. Senate, the House and the governor’s office, they’re talking about how … 0