New Ipswich / Peterborough: Locals indicted at Superior Court

Monday, July 28, 2014

Several locals were indicted this month by grand juries in Hillsborough County Superior Court on a variety of charges. Timothy Sullivan, 47, of Lyndeborough was indicted on two charges — first-degree assault, a Class A felony, and second-degree assault, a Class B felony. Sullivan allegedly assaulted a 41-year-old man at a home on Center Road on May 3, hitting the man several times in the face and attempting to strangle … 0

Letter: Candidate on his bid for N.H. Senate

Monday, July 28, 2014

To the editor: My name is Lee Nyquist and I want to represent you in the New Hampshire State Senate. I know I have the experience, the ability, and the values to be a passionate advocate for the people of this region and of this state. As a father with children in the New Hampshire public school system, I know how important it … 0

Album review: The Chatfield Phoenix offers up duality and emotion on latest release

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

“Nest of Bones,” the new album by Hancock/Peterborough duo The Chatfield Phoenix, is an exercise in duality. Seth Chatfield and Adam Phoenix play off each other perfectly, with a pair of acoustic guitars and vocal harmonies twisting and fusing together to form one voice, at sometimes plaintive, at others rising in an animalian … 0

Lyndeborough: Four artists’ exhibit open Saturday

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

“Culminations,” an exhibit at the Home Gallery, will be open on Saturday. Sculpture in steel and cast glass, oil paintings, hand-pulled prints, and functional art will be on display from 3 to 6 p.m. The work exhibited is by four family members: Aaron T. Brown’s large scale steel … 0


Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Keene State College has announced the names of 1,091 students who are candidates for graduation this month with associate’s, bachelor’s, or master’s degrees. This year’s graduating class includes: Marriah Ingalls of Hancock, graduating with a BA (Cum Laude), Amanda McKernan of Peterborough, graduating with a BFA (Cum Laude), … 0

State elections taking shape

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

The Monadnock region will be sending at least two new members to the N.H. Senate this fall, as longtime state Senators Bob Odell and Peter Bragdon have announced that they don’t plan to run for re-election. And many … 0

Roundup: Fisher strikes out 700th career batter

Monday, May 19, 2014

ConVal baseball The ConVal varsity baseball team defeated Milford 4-0 on May 14. Cougar ace Ivon Clough pitched six and one-third innings, striking out eight, and giving up just three hits. Clough helped his own cause, adding two … 0

Lyndeborough: Colonial history program at library

Monday, May 12, 2014

A presentation on colonial New Hampshire will be held at the J.A. Tarbell Library on May 23, at 7 p.m. Jere Daniell, Dartmouth College, will explore New Hampshire’s colonial history with a particular emphasis on Lyndeborough. The program is free and is offered through the New Hampshire Humanities … 0

Letter to the Editor: School boards and personnel issues

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

To the editor: Having dealt with personnel issues from the school board’s perspective I cannot help but agree with the editor’s opinion that the Mascenic School board should be more transparent with their voters. The Right to Know Law protects employees from undue public scrutiny. That is the … 0

Farmers’ markets set to begin this week

Monday, May 12, 2014

The sun is out, and across the region, green things are springing from the earth. This week marks the opening for many open-air farmers’ markets around the region, where not only local growers, but also craftsmen and producers … 0

Lyndeborough: Drain repairs, septic work a go

Monday, May 12, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — Plans to make repairs to two of the town’s municipal properties are under way after a recent Select Board meeting Wednesday. First, the board discussed how to address water gathering in the Citizens Hall basement as … 0

Editorial: Future of schools needs attention

Monday, May 12, 2014

The outcome of last Tuesday’s ConVal School Board meeting was disappointing. In 2013, the District Study Committee — with members from the School Board and area selectmen — was charged with looking at the structure of the district in light of declining enrollment and calls from some quarters … 0