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Peterborough: Vigil prays for the Foleys, injured in a Florida crash

Monday, March 2, 2015

As Patrick and Lisa Foley, both 47, and residents of Peterborough, recover in Florida from a three-car crash that seriously injured them on Feb. 7, several dozen of their friends congregated at Divine Mercy Parish in Peterborough to pray for them on Wednesday evening. “The buzz and vibration — my understanding is a miracle has taken place,” Patrice Hampson of … 0

Greenfield: Rock injury gives man whole new outlook

Monday, March 2, 2015

Could you look at a football-sized rock flying through your windshield, smashing you in the head, and nearly ending your life as a “bizarre gift?” Adam Lecomte can. The Peterborough resident and Greenville native said Thursday the December accident turned his outlook right side up. Lecomte is much more optimistic, and is no … 0

Sustainable Steps: Overcoming weight loss resistance

Thursday, February 26, 2015

I can’t tell you how often I sit across the desk from people, women especially, who are very clear that they are doing everything they need to lose weight, including counting calories and regular exercise, but who are not losing weight. It’s no wonder they are frustrated and anxious about their lack of … 0

Roundup: Oriole girls beat Vikes, WLC boys lose again

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Conant/Mascenic girls’ basketball The Orioles dominated the Vikings on Thursday night, winning 57-9 at home. Conant led 16-0 after one and 30-2 at the half. Conant’s Eva Hodgson led all scorers with 15 points; Megan Wheeler scored 11 … 0

Basketball: Warriors win at home on Senior Night

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

WLC held Derryfield scoreless through the first quarter Friday night, taking a 23-3 lead into the half. “We took off the press at halftime and ended up winning 47-18,” head coach Dennis Claire explained. Ally Schwab scored 16 … 0

Sustainable Steps: ML

Monday, February 16, 2015

The definition of sustainable: 1. Capable of being sustained. 2. Of, relating to, or being related to harvesting or using a resource so that the resource is not depleted or permanently damaged. For time eternal, small farmers have been doing whatever is needed to be sustainable. Considering that … 0

Editorial: Right to Know is under attack

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The term “muckraker” is thought to date back to the turn of the 20th century, when rough-riding President Theodore Roosevelt hailed investigative journalists for using their platform to right social injustices and out evil practices. Back then, it was journalists and writers like Lincoln Steffens, Ida Tarbell and … 0

To honor, or to hunt? Bobcat resurgence prompts multiple movements

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

After bobcats nearly disappeared from New Hampshire several decades ago, their population is flourishing, according to a recently published study by the University of New Hampshire and the N.H. Dept. of Fish and Game. Because of this discovery, … 0

Lyndeborough: $59K Mountain Rd. study put forward

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

LYNDEBOROUGH — Technically, Lyndeborough’s proposed operating budget of $1,743,066 is down from last year’s. However, last year’s budget included a last-minute $141,494 hike to reimburse Wilton for overpaying for school district capital improvements that were legally Lyndeborough’s responsibility. … 0

Manchester: Local student in ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Monday, February 9, 2015

Ben Wickett of Lyndeborough will be playing the part of a village in a production of “Beauty and the Beast” presented by the Derryfield Upper School Players at The Derryfield School. Performances will be held at the school on Feb. 13 and 14 at 7 p.m. and Feb. … 0

Viewpoint: Next door to the Barkers

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

The letter arrived just a week or two before our move. My husband had accepted a pastorate at a church in a neighboring state and we were looking forward to our new life there. But then the letter from the new church came — and not for reasons … 0

Viewpoint: Kinder Morgan pipeline is not the answer

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Like many effective propaganda campaigns, the Kinder Morgan effort to “sell” its behemoth pipeline project planned for southern New Hampshire relies on lies that are repeated often enough to persuade people they must be true. Lie No. 1: “The pipeline will be “co-located” with the existing PSNH power … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: Consolidation doesn’t affect tax rate, as promised

Monday, February 9, 2015

WILTON — The Wilton-Lyndeborough School District budget is proposed at $12,062,617, up this year by 1.66 percent. The district was however, able to keep its promise that a multi-million bond to build an addition to the Wilton elementary … 0