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Lyndeborough

Editorial: Enough hot air — time to play ball

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The two weeks leading up to the Super Bowl are always a time for media hype, overblown issues and millions of words dedicated to discussing things most NFL fans already know. This year is no exception to that rule. In fact, it’s the best example in recent memory of the media beating a story into the ground as we head toward the big game. The big story, of course, is … 0

Lyndeborough: Hiker falls to her death

Monday, January 26, 2015

A 50-year-old Massachusetts woman died following a hiking accident in the area of Purgatory Falls on Sunday afternoon. Dorie Goldman, 50, of Amherst, Massachusetts, was hiking with a companion at the town line of Mont Vernon and Lyndeborough, when she slipped from the edge of a steep embankment, falling 15 feet into the … 0

Region readies for big storm

Monday, January 26, 2015

The Monadnock region, like much of the Northeast, was bracing Monday for a winter storm forecasted to bring blizzard conditions to parts of Hillsborough and Cheshire counties. Yet the attitude throughout the region seemed calmer than in New York City and Boston, which were predicted to receive record levels of snowfall. Chief David Chamberlain of the Jaffrey Fire Department summarized this attitude Monday … 0

Achievement:

Monday, January 19, 2015

Daniel Eldridge of Lyndeborough was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Grove City (Pennsylvania) College. To make the list a student must have a grade point average of 3.40 to 3.59. Eldridge is a senior molecular biology major. He is a 2011 graduate of … 0

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Lyndeborough Monday, Jan. 12 At 2:30 p.m., police responded to a disabled motor vehicle, belonging to Catherine Gregory, 22, of Lyndeborough on Center Road. The vehicle was towed from the scene. Sunday, Jan. 18 At 3:10 p.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Citizen’s Hall Road, … 0

Thank you letter: Thanks for a successful fair

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

To the editor: We would like to thank the entire community for the spirit, enthusiasm and support of our fundraising event — the Handcrafted for the Holidays Craft Fair. Special thanks to our amazing volunteer crew. This event would not be possible without you. Thank you to the … 0

Editorial: Obama’s challenge to the people

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Imagine this: All of the constraints of commerce are lifted and the nation is at peace. Young people can get the college-level courses they need to transition from high school to a career, or perhaps to even higher institutions of learning. The new health care system is firmly … 0

Dublin School: Wildcats roundup from last week’s action

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Boys’ basketball Dublin School hosted a deep squad from Cushing Academy on Wednesday, falling by a score of 79-53. All eight players scored for the Wildcats, led by young shooting guard Dylan Savage with 14 points, all coming in the second half. Hunter Bachman added 13 points and … 0

Keene: Monadnock Buy Local receives grant

Friday, January 16, 2015

Monadnock Buy Local recently received a grant from the Everett and Margaret H. Clement Family Fund and the Iola M. Hubbard Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation to conduct a Communications Audit. This audit will assess how Monadnock Buy Local is currently driving behavior change and discover … 0

Lyndeborough: Books, bats and stone walls at the library

Monday, January 19, 2015

There are a variety of events planned at the J.A. Tarbell Library in the upcoming weeks. Book to Movie will feature the novel “I Capture the Castle” by Dodie Smith. The novel relates the adventures of an eccentric family struggling to live in genteel poverty in a decaying … 0

Concord: Residents urged to bring cancer stories to State House

Monday, January 19, 2015

The 2015 American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Legislative Breakfast will take place on Wednesday at the State House in Concord. Cancer advocates, survivors, and members of the legislature are invited to attend from 8 to 10 a.m. This is an important day for those living with cancer … 0

Dispatches from the Glass Museum: Making life connections with important records

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

I wake up and the sun is shining through the trees like a glass of brown with ice, the hot glow bouncing off of the bathroom tiles casting a wash of amber lightning. I think this and then … 0

Letter: Thank you for pantry donations

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

To the editor: Thank you to Dennis Markaverich, Donna Reed and Jimmy Stewart for helping to bring so much to so many with the traditional showing of “It’s a Wonderful Life” on Dec. 21. The red curtain of the Wilton Town Hall Theatre was parted, only after the … 0