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Wilton: Search is on for family’s lost dog

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

WILTON — One moment, the Ormistons’ dog, Teddy Bear, was on their porch while the family enjoyed a Sunday breakfast. The next, the Boxer/Border collie was gone. For 18 days since, the Ormistons have employed every resource they know of to find the 1.5-year-old dog, including the services of Granite State Dog Recovery and Jamie Genereaux, a pet tracker from … 0

Peterborough: Fire hits recovery home

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Gary Carpenter of Peterborough dreamed of turning his apartment building in Keene into a sanctuary for veterans who are recovering addicts — complete with a dojo, and a classroom to offer nutrition, business development and anger management classes. Carpenter will have to put this dream — Warrior Addiction Support Home — on hold … 0

ML: FinCom: Restore aid cuts

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

In March, the N.H. House eliminated $300 million from the governor’s proposed budget, burdening municipalities with the associated costs. Since then, the public has held their breath, hoping the Senate would restore at least some of these cuts. The Senate Finance Committee announced Tuesday it recommends returning more aid to school district, like ConVal and Jaffrey-Rindge, and $5 million more in meals and … 0

VIEWPOINTS: Deflategate and the integrity of the sport

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Regardless of the sport being played, it is absolutely essential that the playing field be equal for all. But that hasn’t necessarily been the case especially over the late two decades. One negative impact has been the use … 0

Viewpoints: Building guidelines for FERC, eminent domain

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

I wonder what our founding fathers would say if we told them the federal government allows private businesses to take land from owners under certain circumstances with less than adequate compensation. I can’t imagine they would be too enthusiastic after penning the line “nor shall private property be … 0

Peterborough: Presidential hopeful Perry: ‘I’m prepared and healthy’

Monday, May 11, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Joel Huberman waited eagerly outside the Peterborough Diner Friday, rehearsing the question on campaign finance reform he hoped to ask presidential-hopeful Rick Perry. When Huberman, an Independent voter, asked his question in the back room at … 0

Peterborough: The challenges, blessings of leading small-town churches

Monday, May 11, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Fledgling Rev. Lisa Mobayed and twenty-something Pastor Lourey Savick agree that the rural character of the Monadnock region heightens their relationship with their parishioners. Mobayed — a reverend at the Walpole Unitarian Church and parishioner at … 0

Peterborough: MCH laboratory awarded accreditation

Monday, April 20, 2015

The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists has awarded accreditation to Monadnock Community Hospital based on results of a recent on-site inspection of the hospital’s laboratory as part of the CAP’s accreditation programs. The facility’s director, Dr. John Bryan, MD, was advised of this national recognition … 0

Peterborough: ConVal, NHBB plan course on manufacturing

Monday, May 11, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Manufacturing employment in New Hampshire nosedived 36 percent from 2000 to 2010. While the industry inches back, everyone from Gov. Maggie Hassan to legislators to manufacturers are asking how they can build a younger workforce. Now … 0

Softball: Warriors keep up hot streak

Friday, May 8, 2015

The defending DIV champs are on an absolute tear. WLC won all three of their games last week to go to 9-1 on the season. The Warriors are on an 8-game winning streak, during which they outscored opponents 95-9. Last Monday, WLC faced Hinsdale and won 12-0. The … 0

WLC: Why I appreciate our veterans

Friday, May 8, 2015

(Editor’s note: This essay was the first-place winner in the VFW Post 8641 Patriot’s Pen essay contest, for which the author was honored at April’s Loyalty Day banquet.) There are so many reasons to appreciate our veterans. They … 0

WLC: The importance of Veteran’s Day

Friday, May 8, 2015

(Editor’s note: This essay was the first-place winner in the VFW Post 8641 Voice of Democracy essay contest, for which the author was honored at April’s Loyalty Day banquet.) The calendar tacked to my bedroom wall reads Nov. 11, 2014. Honestly, if the caption “Veteran’s Day” didn’t appear … 0

Jaffrey: Brush fires plaguing the region

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Fire officials throughout the state are warning residents to be aware of their surroundings, after a number of brush fires have broken out in the past few days. The Jaffrey Fire Department responded to 111 Gilmore Pond Rd. … 0