Lyndeborough

Fairpoint employees in New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine are on strike after the telecommunications provider declared an impasse during contract renegotiations.

Peterborough: Fairpoint workers picketing over contract negotiations

Monday, October 20, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A handful of local Fairpoint technicians picketing on Concord Street outside the Fairpoint facility on Monday and Friday are some of the 1,700 employees on strike in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine, after a failed attempt by two unions to renegotiate the unionized workforces’s contract. These employees — part of the Communications Workers of America and the International … 0

Roundup: Sturges scores two for ConVal

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

ConVal boys soccer ConVal beat Manchester West 4-1 on Tuesday Max Sturges scored two goals in the first ten minutes of game, assisted by Aiden Hall on the first and Noah Cail on second. Nate Sullivan scored the third goal off a pass from Ian Szep. Manchester West then scored to make it a 3-1 game in the second half. Micah Black netted … 0

Editorial: Food and farming go hand in hand

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

If you were lost in the woods, would you want a handful of dollars or a handful of food? That question, posed by farmer Ruth Holmes at Tuesday’s Community Conversation in Peterborough’s Bass Hall, is a pithy and profound way to get to the core of both the fundamental problems and fantastic possibilities facing the Monadnock region — and the world — today. … 0

Letter: Gas tax makes sense to me

Friday, July 11, 2014

To the editor: The recently enacted gas tax is an example of good common-sense legislation. New Hampshire roads and bridges need attention, whether it is I-93 to attract business and tourism or smaller roads to save on wear and tear on our cars. The 4-cent tax increase in … 0

Editorial: Look to balance, in cost savings

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Every taxpayer is grateful when they have a governing body that is looking out for their best interests, both financially and when it comes to the level and quality of services provided to residents. The key is knowing what the balance is between the two. Sometimes the decision … 0

Graduation: Graduation

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Ryan Roy of Lyndeborough graduated from Goodwin College, East Hartford, Conn., on June 7. … 0

Graduation: Graduation

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Amanda Wight of Lyndeborough graduated from Emory College of Arts and Sciences of Emory University in Atlanta, Ga., May 12, earning a Bachelor of Science. … 0

Monday, July 7, 2014

Victoria Lorvig of Lyndeborough accepted a $2,500 Dunkin’ Donuts scholarship at an awards ceremony on June 10 for demonstrating a well-rounded character, positive academic record, leadership skills, commitment to her school and community, and experience in a work … 0

Wilton: A taste of summer’s bounty

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

WILTON — Residents from Wilton and surrounding towns turned out to buy produce and wares from the Wilton Farmer’s Market, held in the Main Street Park every Tuesday from 3 until 6 p.m. during the summer months. … 0

Achievement:

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Hannah Crosby of Lyndeborough was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Hartford, Hartford, Conn. … 0

Achievement:

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Rochester (N.Y.) Institute of Technology: Rachel Doucet of Mason, in the advertising and public relations program of the College of Liberal Arts; and Trevor Sands of Lyndeborough, in the electrical engineering program of Kate … 0

Lyndeborough/Peterborough: Cooking up a healthy solution

Monday, June 30, 2014

Although she’s a licensed dietician, Amy Ansaldo sometimes found it challenging to find healthy food to have for lunch at work. It’s a problem that was shared by several of her friends, many of whom work in health … 0

LYNDEBOROUGH: Charges pending in domestic violence case

Monday, June 30, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — A domestic disturbance on June 23 resulted in an arrest for assault after police were called to the scene. Lyndeborough police, assisted by Wilton police, responded to a reported disturbance on Lavina Lane in Lyndeborough. Following investigation, police arrested Curt Simpson, 63, of Lyndeborough. Simpson was … 0