The WLC boys' basketball team beat Profile in the first round of the DIV playoffs Tuesday night.

Boys’ basketball: On to the next

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Jordan Litts and the No. 4 Warriors carried their juggernaut regular season over into the playoffs, as they dispatched No. 13 Profile with ease Tuesday night. WLC led wire-to-wire, jumping out to a 17-5 lead early and keeping the gap around 20 points for the majority of the game. In the playoffs, anything can happen, but Litts and the Warriors … 0

Viewpoint: My Las Vegas visit and what I didn’t do

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

I left town between two of this winter’s monster snowstorms and watched the Super Bowl from a hotel in Las Vegas. This was my first visit, something no one there could believe. Everyone else, apparently, has been there at least five times. My connections to America’s sin city are pretty thin. A long time ago, I went to camp in Maine with a … 0

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 … 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

Peterborough /Sharon: Charitable Foundation names advisory team

Friday, February 6, 2015

The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation has appointed Gina Goff of Sharon and Audrey White of Peterborough to its Monadnock region advisory board. The foundation’s eight regional advisory boards are comprised of local residents who provide guidance and counsel to staff and the board of directors on local and … 0

Lyndeborough: Stone walls talk rescheduled

Monday, February 9, 2015

Due to the snow storm, the presentation “Discovering New England Stone Walls” with Kevin Gardner, originally scheduled for Feb. 9, has been rescheduled for Monday, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m. at the J.A. Tarbell Library. Kevin Gardner, author of “The Granite Kiss,” will explain how and why New … 0

Letters: Let’s rehabilitate, save our dams

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

To the editor: In response to Eric Aldrich’s opinion piece on dams in the Jan. 27 Ledger-Transcript: I too appreciate and love the pristine, unfettered streams and rivers. Watercourses are one of the wonderful features and blessings of this northeastern United States. I am aware, however, that we, … 0

Viewpoint: Electricity prices down, but for how long?

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

This winter’s wholesale electricity costs haven’t reached the historic levels seen during the 2013-2014 winter, but that doesn’t mean that all is well with New England’s electricity markets. We still have the highest regional electricity costs in the United States and impending capacity shortages will be a challenge … 0

Letters: Communities back Granny D walkers

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

To the editor: On Jan. 21, walkers inspired by Doris “Granny D” Haddock reached Concord to gather with hundreds of supporters on the capitol lawn to call for campaign finance reform. As field manager for the western route, I was fortunate to meet many residents who knew Mrs. … 0

Editorial: Old health care system didn’t work

Monday, February 9, 2015

The Republican’s “new” health care plan isn’t new. What the GOP wants is to roll back years of progress we’ve made in ensuring fair access and affordability in health insurance. That old and aging system wasn’t working, and yet they are ready to throw out Obamacare just as … 0

Lyndeborough: Warrant article asks for safety complex study

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Lyndeborough officials are asking the public for the go-ahead to start studying a potential safety complex that would create a new facility to house the police, fire and emergency management departments, and scout for a location for such a facility. The budget this year is set at $1,730,317. … 0

Lyndeborough: Firefighters battle blaze at Feel Good

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

LYNDEBOROUGH — Crews worked in freezing temperatures and blowing snow to battle a three-alarm fire on Johnson Corner Road on Monday night. The fire, which officials first thought to be caused by a chimney fire, has now been … 0