Lyndeborough

Campaign signs are spattered throughout New Hampshire with primary day fast approaching.

Decision Day

Monday, February 8, 2016

Voters head to the polls Tuesday in the state’s first-in-the-nation primary, and many of them won’t make a final choice until they get there. Forty-one percent of Republicans say they could still change their mind, according to a poll released by Franklin Pierce University Monday. And in the Monadnock region, Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz took advantage of the last …

Peterborough: A place for start-ups

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Vose Farm Road Brookstone Business Center in Peterborough is now home to War Room Athletics, a gym focusing on personal training and fitness education. Located in Suite 200, War Room is the business center’s newest tenant, taking up 2,000 square feet. The new addition brings vacancy at the business center below 25 …

Community Conversations: Seniors make good neighbors

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Ledger-Transcript and Monadnock Center’s Community Conversations on Turning Neighbors into Neighborhoods is so timely for Monadnock at Home, a nonprofit helping seniors over 62 to age at home. This week, we announce a new initiative we are calling Members Helping Members. It goes beyond our previous services by developing a calling program …

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 …

Pipeline Mayhem

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

An inept detective, a corrupt police force, a seductive femme fatale — all the makings of a classic film noire. Throw in a controversial pipeline, some audience participation and a lot of laughs and you’ve got Holy Smokes …

CASA seeks volunteers

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

CASA of New Hampshire, a statewide nonprofit organization, trains and supports volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children and to be a voice for these children in court proceedings. CASA volunteers identify and advocate for what is in the child’s best interest in these cases, to help …

Editorial: The candidates on campaign finance

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

When Merry Stockwell passed the “Granny D” torch to Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at his Peterborough town hall event last week, it got us thinking it would be good to review all of the candidates’ positions on campaign finance reform. If she were still with us, that’s …

Viewpoint: In politics, support for arts important

Friday, January 22, 2016

I direct Songweavers at the Concord Community Music School. Songweavers is New Hampshire’s original women’s community chorus. Our goal is to build community through singing together. Based on the belief that everyone can sing, Songweavers is a coming together of spirit and heart through music. Begun 25 years …

Moments of Bliss: An experience of loss

Monday, January 25, 2016

I am of the age where I realize that not only my death is ever closer, but death has become reality for many whom I love. If I were observing my 60-something self from the eyes of my …

The view from the river: Raising children is the most important job

Monday, January 25, 2016

Are you a parent? Do you know someone who is a parent? Of course, we all know folks who are parents or are parents ourselves. It is, after all, how the human race continues to populate the earth. …

Lyndeborough: Town proposes $900K bond for Mountain Road

Monday, January 25, 2016

A $900,000 bond is expected to finance the reconstruction of Mountain Road town officials say. Voters will get their first look at the actual figures in a bond hearing on Feb. 10, shortly after final bids are submitted …