Lyndeborough

The sky is the limit

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

A meatball that eats spaghetti, spins around and cries, a prehistoric elephant that skateboards and blows bubbles, a human jack-in-the-box that explores sound and light waves and a hybrid dance competition/rap battle in an automotive repair shop were just a few of the ideas dreamed up by winning teams from Monadnock region schools at this year’s Destination Imagination State Finals. … 0

Peterborough: Kuster: I’ll fight for solar, biomass energy legislation

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Democratic U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster said Wednesday she can’t do much to stop Kinder Morgan from building a natural gas pipeline through southwest New Hampshire. But the congresswoman assured about a dozen Peterborough officials and renewable energy experts that she will fight for legislation that subsidizes projects for solar and biomass … 0

PETERBOROUGH: Our town through her eyes

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

PETERBOROUGH—The late actress Bette Davis was known for her forceful acting and perfectionism. Davis, after all, was raised by a single mother during the U.S. woman’s suffrage movement. Yet, the summer Davis and her family lived in Peteborough might have rubbed off on her personality too. “It was a magical summer for them,” … 0

Revocations: April 2, 2015

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Revocations The state has revoked the driver’s licenses of the following residents because they were convicted of driving while intoxicated: Kathy Lou Chapman, 54, Antrim Melinda R. Powers, 37, Jaffrey Brian P. Fenton, 32, New Ipswich Jay Frederic Parker, 50, Peterborough … 0

Sports Awards: What a winter

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

If only every sports season could be as exhilarating as this winter’s was! After a fall that saw every local team out of the playoffs after only one round, the winter promised more postseason possibilities. And with the … 0

DUBLIN: ‘Granny D’ fight heads to D.C.

Monday, March 30, 2015

New Hampshire legislators are bringing the late Doris “Granny D” Haddock of Dublin’s fight for campaign finance reform to Washington, D.C. The N.H. Senate approved Senate Bill 136 Thursday. The bill demands Congress form a committee to address … 0

Food: Syrup a-boiling

Monday, March 30, 2015

Local sugar houses gave demonstrations and showed off the bounty of the season Saturday and Sunday … 0

Running: Brown wins final Chiller

Friday, March 27, 2015

The Monadnock Regional Milers held the sixth and final race of the season last weekend. The race was based at Eastern Mountain Sports. The course was longer than usual heading from Con Val High School down to Main … 0

Court Logs - March 26, 2015

Monday, March 30, 2015

Jaffrey Corey Lyons, 29, Rindge, reckless driving, $620 fine, driver’s license revoked for 60 days, completion of a LDAC evaluation; DWI, not guilty; failure to use a directional signal, complaint placed on file without finding. Thomas Ledoux, 26, Jaffrey, possession of prescription drugs, possession of controlled drug, $350 … 0

Viewpoint: Addressing obstacles to civil discourse

Friday, March 27, 2015

Civil discourse in its most pure and natural form is a language of dispassionate objectivity that lends itself as a tool to society to promote understanding through the communication of thoughts and ideas that are subject to change and growth as new information is uncovered and absorbed. Such … 0

Viewpoint: Proposed budget bad for towns, businesses, taxpayers, vulnerable

Friday, March 27, 2015

A recent Ledger-Transcript article, published March 19, described a meeting of Peterborough town officers with Sen. Andy Sanborn that included concerns about reduction of state revenues to local municipalities (downshifting of costs). Unfortunately, there is every reason to believe that this downshifting will continue, putting upward pressure on … 0

Viewpoints: Fallacies of state socialism

Friday, March 27, 2015

Contemporary American society is based upon state socialism. The late 19th-century German Social Democratic party and the 20th-century British Labor party provide an ideological basis for the relationship of Americans to their government. The goals of state socialism are to equalize wealth, income and economic opportunity. This is … 0

Baseball: Monadnock Babe Ruth signups open

Friday, March 20, 2015

The 2015 Babe Ruth 13 to 15-year-old draft will be held on April 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Humiston Field in Jaffrey. This will be a combined draft/sign up for all eligible players from the ConVal, Conant and Mascenic school districts. There will also be a … 0