Lyndeborough

Volunteers attempt to wrangle Cornflake the llama, who was abandoned at a Hancock farm. Cornflake will now join an existing herd of alpaca and llama at Purgatory Falls farm in Lyndeborough.

Hancock/Lyndeborough: Abandoned animal finds new home

Thursday, December 18, 2014

A group of volunteers recently banded together to round up an abandoned guanaco — a close llama relation — that was left on an Elmwood Road property in Hancock, after the animal’s owner, Daniel Ramage, was evicted from the property. Purgatory Falls Alpaca Farm in Lyndeborough is now housing the animal. Tim and Dana Welch, who own Purgatory Falls Alpaca Farm, were called in to help round up the animal after the property’s owner, Arthur Cernota of Hancock, had attempted to go through state and local agencies to remove the guanaco without much success. The Welches, too, attempted to contact some agencies to see if … 0

Rindge: Market Basket now fully in Artie T.’s hands

Monday, December 15, 2014

The sale of Market Basket to Arthur T. “Artie T.” Demoulas was completed Friday afternoon, after it was announced in September that Demoulas and his sisters reached an agreement to buy the grocery chain from their cousins, and that the sale would be finalized over the next several months. According to a press release Market Basket issued Friday, Artie T. and his side … 0

Girls’ Basketball: Warriors kick early season blues vs. Epping

Monday, December 15, 2014

After the WLC girls’ first two games of the season — winnable games against Hinsdale and Newmarket that slipped through the Warriors’ fingers — it was hard to know what to expect when they squared off against Epping on Friday night. And even with a big lead going into the half, coach Dennis … 0

LYNDEBOROUGH: Grant for shoreline work mulled

Monday, October 13, 2014

During its upcoming meeting, the Select Board will be discussing the possibility of applying for a grant to improve some of the shoreline areas surrounding Putnam Pond. According to Town Administrator Russ Boland, the board has previously discussed applying for a federal grant from the Land, Water and … 0

Roundup: Cougars fall in OT vs. Hollis-Brookline

Monday, October 13, 2014

ConVal boys soccer ConVal lost once again to rival Hollis-Brookline on Thursday. The Cavaliers came out and scored in the first two minutes of the game. The ConVal boys fought back and scored with a bit over 29 minutes remaining in the first half. Max Sturges scored the … 0

Business: A look at trends

Monday, October 13, 2014

Waistlines from Thanksgiving and Christmas feasting will not be the only thing growing this holiday season. Major U.S. retail companies announced expanding their workforce in the buildup to the holidays, according to published reports. And New Hampshire and the state’s southwest corner are experiencing similar growth in seasonal … 0

Money Matters: Have you begun preparing for tax time 2014?

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Clearly, it is difficult for working people, especially those with families, to start thinking about their 2014 tax return in October, but it is a good idea to do so. My advice to taxpayers must fall into two … 0

Roundup: Holding scores two in ConVal win

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

ConVal girls soccer The ConVal girls soccer team beat Manchester West on Tuesday in a game that the Cougars “dominated from start to finish,” according to coach David Springfield. Sylvie Holding had a pair of goals in the … 0

ML: Myopia: Bad for New Hampshire

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

To the editor: I was quite concerned when I read the letter to the editor written by Mr. Cleveland of Rindge. In the last paragraph of his letter he stated that “liberals cry for bipartisanship only when it benefits them.” As a progressive “liberal” and a member of … 0

ParentWise: The things we carry from the past

Friday, October 3, 2014

When I heard about Adrian Peterson’s switch-beating of his 4-year-old son, with all the gruesome details, I was filled with disgust. Then he claimed that he was brought up that way and he did it to teach his … 0

Letter: Media is no longer a service

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

To the editor: I participated with my family at the NYC People’s Climate March on Sept. 21. Despite the massive turnout and visible participation of key politicians and world leaders, there was very little media coverage. The main topics in the media of that day were the “NFL … 0

Editorial: A call to action on the heroin problem

Monday, October 6, 2014

“Heroin — ‘This problem is here’” was a headline on last Thursday’s front page. For some of us, that was news. For others, it wasn’t. Ron Smith lost his son to a heroin overdose more than two years ago. Today, he tells his story. We know others in … 0

Market Basket: An extraordinary story of employee support

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

First, some background: DeMoulas Super Markets, Inc., under the trade name Market Basket, is a chain of 71 supermarkets in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts, with headquarters in Tewksbury, Mass. From 1990 through late August 2014, the company was the center of controversy as the families of cousins … 0