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

Community Conversation discusses poverty

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture hosted a Community Conversation on poverty on Tuesday, Nov. 11. … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: Students of the Month

Monday, November 10, 2014

Students of the Month Florence Rideout Elementary School and Lyndeborough Central School Principal Tim O’Connell gives out certificates and gifts to October’s Florence Rideout Student of the Month, Zachary Taylor, and Lyndeborough Central School Student of the Month … 0

Editorial: Veterans Day — a time for reflection

Monday, November 10, 2014

Every year on Memorial Day, you were sure to find New Ipswich’s Eddie Aho riding high in the convertible carrying the town’s remaining World War II veterans along the parade route. Each year, since he returned from his service as a member of the Navy Construction Battalion after … 0

Shaheen defeats Brown

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen just slipped by Republican Scott Brown to win re-election Tuesday to the U.S. Senate, making the most expensive Senate race in New Hampshire history, and one of the Democratic party’s most decisive wins Tuesday, … 0

Kuster holds off Garcia

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Rep. Annie Kuster, a first-term congresswoman from Hopkinton who rode to Congress in 2012 by defeating incumbent Charlie Bass, scored a decisive victory over her Republican challenger, Marilinda Garcia on Tuesday. Kuster’s showing in the bellwether Monadnock region … 0

Wilton: Whiting Hill School students work with Open Cupboard Pantry

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Whiting Hill School is an one-room elementary school in Wilton with a multi-age group of students in grades 1 - 6. In November, these students will contribute their time and energy filling 100 Thanksgiving boxes for the Open Cupboard Pantry, a food source for those families in need … 0

Editorial: Granite Staters vote free, too

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Once again, New Hampshire voters proved their independence on Tuesday. On the national level, the election results were clearly bad news for President Obama and the Democratic party, as Republicans captured enough seats to take control of the U.S. Senate, regardless of how a couple of close races … 0

Lyndeborough: Tax rate up over $1 from 2013 rate

Monday, November 3, 2014

The Lyndeborough tax rate has been set at $25.33 per $1,000 of valuation this year, a $1.33 increase over last year’s rate of $24. Homeowners with homes valued at $200,000 can expect to pay $5,066 in property taxes this year. The majority of the increase is attributed to … 0

Cross-country: Wet conditions slow Meet of Champs

Monday, November 3, 2014

The Mascenic men’s cross-country team was holding onto the hope that it might squeak its way into the New England championships with a top six finish this past Saturday at the Meet of Champions held at Nashua South … 0

Peterborough: Chamber forum on ACA, Wednesday

Monday, November 3, 2014

The Peterborough, Jaffrey and Rindge Chambers of Commere have banded together to present “Affordable Care Act Options in the Monadnock Region” with speakers Laura Gingras and Molly Lockwood from Monadnock Community Hospital. The presentation is Wednesday from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Monadnock Country Club in Peterborough. … 0