Tuesday, August 19, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Area residents who were interested in signing up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act this year had to make a choice. Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, the only insurance company offering plans through the Affordable Care Act marketplace, did not include Monadnock Community Hospital in its network of providers. So anyone looking to take advantage of the Affordable Care Act might have had to switch doctors or … 0

Viewpoints: Scouting trip to Curacao changed my life

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The adventure is over, but the memories are sure to last a lifetime! My participation in the 15th Caribbean Jamboree in Curacao this summer was absolutely amazing. Let me start at the beginning. As one of 15 Boy Scouts representing the United States, I had an opportunity to participate in a cultural exchange … 0

Rindge: Political hopefuls bring their platforms to region

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Should New Hampshire reduce — or even eliminate — its business tax? How do we create more jobs for the people of the Granite State? What is the state of health care in New Hampshire? These were some of the questions on the minds of three gubernatorial hopefuls who took to the podium … 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

Region: Time to beware of bears

Thursday, April 24, 2014

N.H. Fish and Game Conservation Officers are reminding area residents that bears are now out and have resumed looking for easy meals. Natural food supplies are in short supply in early spring and as a result, bears are raiding bird feeders, dumpsters, chicken coops, etc. In order to … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: Elementary construction plan OK’d

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — The WLC School Board approved preliminary designs for a new addition to the Florence Rideout Elementary School in Wilton, clearing the way for construction to start immediately after students are released for the summer holidays. In … 0

Roundup: Conant baseball wins first game, ConVal girls lacrosse drops a pair

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Conant boys baseball defeated Hillsboro-Deering 9-6 on Monday. Josh Warner pitched four innings, allowing two unearned runs, while Garrett Poole closed the door with three solid innings of work. The Orioles collected 10 hits in the victory, their … 0


Monday, April 28, 2014

The following students were initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines: Hillary Lyon of Antrim and Ashley Riendeau of Lyndeborough, both initiated into Plymouth State University chapter. These studetns are among approximately 32,000 … 0