Lyndeborough

Trump shines at polls

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Area voters overwhelmingly supported Trump as the Republican nominee, with most saying that the United States needs someone in the Oval Office who can create jobs. Trump took New Hampshire by storm after placing second to Ted Cruz in the Iowa Caucus, receiving 35 percent of the vote and 10 of 23 delegates. Of the 16 towns in the region, Trump won in 13 of them, with Sharon, Peterborough, and Hancock going to John Kasich. “If Trump wins the general election, I’ll walk up and down Mt. Monadnock and put Trump signs on it,” said Christoper David Mazerall, the Jaffrey chair of Trump’s campaign. Trump …

Huge win for Sanders

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

For the first time in 53 years, David Faatz walked into the voting booth not sure of whom he would vote for. Bernie Sanders’ integrity and idealism resonated with him, but the Peterborough resident trusted Hillary Clinton’s political savvy and experience. While Faatz ended up circling the bubble next to Clinton’s name, his …

Alpine skiing: Van Ham is WLC’s lone winter Warrior

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

A high school ski race postponed due to snow. Not only does that sound like a contradiction in terms, but up until last week, it seemed like a downright impossibility this winter. But with the snowfall earlier in the week making travel difficult, the Alpine skiing state championships were postponed until today and …

Letter: Letter to primary candidates

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

To the editor: The frenzied pace of the “First in the Nation” presidential primary is at its peak. Whether it is the crowded Republican field or the smaller Democratic field, the citizens of New Hampshire are being treated to up-close and personal encounters with all of the presidential …

Wilton: Funeral home adds crematorium

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Michaud Funeral Home has announced the opening of Michaud Crematorium, a crematory located at 343 Forest Road in Wilton. Statistics show that the number of families and individuals in New Hampshire choosing cremation continues to grow. Currently, most funeral directors have to contract with a third-party crematory in …

Peterborough: Makerspace adds a laser cutter to list of equipment

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

MAXT makerspace recently announced the latest addition to their tool collection: a commercial-quality laser cutter. Members can now use vector or raster files to etch and cut designs on nearly any material — wood, paper, glass, rubber, leather, fabrics, plastics, aluminum, stone and more. The applications are vast …

Wilton: Conscious breathing workshop on offer

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

A workshop will be offered on “Conscious breathing” on Feb. 7, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Hilltop Cafe, 195 Isaac Frye Highway. This form of meditation is helpful to still the mind, clear emotions, deeply relax and get awareness about oneself. Facilitator Lisa Jones has …

HCS community clinics in February

Thursday, January 28, 2016

A Wellness nurse from Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services will be available at the following Nurse Is In clinics, where you can have your blood pressure checked and ask health questions. No appointment is necessary, and the service is provided free of charge to residents of all …

Wilton: Kundalini yoga and live music

Thursday, January 28, 2016

The program Kundalini Yoga and Live Music with special guests Alexandra Walker and Seth Chatfield will be held Tuesday from, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Forever Yoga, 51 Main St., Walker will carefully guide you through a Kundalini Yoga kriya and meditation. Chatfield will accompany the rhythm of …

PARENT WISE: Prevention starts at home

Thursday, January 28, 2016

I am all for drug and alcohol prevention being taught in our schools and taught early. The article in the Ledger-Transcript on Jan. 11 forces us to take a cold, hard look at the problem we are facing-and, …

Letters: MCH gets even healthier

Monday, January 25, 2016

To the editor: I was excited to learn that Monadnock Community Hospital signed a letter of intent to explore an affiliation with Catholic Medical Center. MCH has enjoyed a long association with CMC as the referral source for many specialty procedures. I was grateful to take a ride …

Letters: Is Bernie biting off too much?

Thursday, January 28, 2016

To the editor: In a perfect world, a lot of what Bernie Sanders says is appealing — free higher education, one-payer healthcare, break up the banks — but it’s time a get down to the nuts and bolts of this election. The devil is in the details. When …

Antrim / Bennington / Lyndeborough: Superior court hands down indictments

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

An Antrim woman has been indicted on drug charges and endangering the welfare of a child, according to court records. Tawni Chamberlain, 25, was indicted by a Hillsborough County Superior Court grand jury earlier this month on two counts of possession of a controlled drug, endangering the welfare …