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Meg Peterson, director of the National Writing Project in New Hampshire, speaks at the Monadnock Summer Lyceum.

Peterborough: Teachers, students need to explore more in classroom

Monday, August 3, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Second-graders explore the forest behind Antrim Elementary School to learn, hands on, about wildlife. Fourth-graders at Hancock Elementary School visit Vicuna Chocolate on Main Street to learn about the history of chocolate and to read “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” It’s these classrooms, where students learn locally and through discovery, that we need more of, said Meg Peterson, … 0

Parent Wise: Fear — it’s what anger is all about

Thursday, July 30, 2015

“If only I didn’t get so angry!” Parents know their anger causes all sorts of problems—but what do you do about it? Fear is what provokes anger. And fear is where parents live a great deal of the time. “He’s so mean to his sister, how’s he going to treat his wife?” “She … 0

Health: Balancing your hormones naturally

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Simply put, hormones are chemical messengers. They travel in your bloodstream to tissues and organs. The release of hormones is one way that parts of the body communicate with one another. Hormones affect many processes in the body, including growth and development, metabolism, sexual function/reproduction and mood. If your hormones are off it … 0

Running: Nels Traffie wins Fun Run No. 2 of season

Friday, July 3, 2015

Two dozen runners made up the field for the second Jack Murphy Fun Run of the summer on July 2. This week’s winner was Nels Traffie in 19 minutes, 18 seconds, but the gap back to second and third was much closer than what Nel’s son Avery had … 0

Track and Field: Throwback meet at Mascenic

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

The Monadnock Regional Milers will host a Throwback Classic Track and Field Meet on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Mascenic High School. Events scheduled are: ∎ 1609 meters (the Murphy Mile, in memory of Jack Murphy) ∎ 100 meters ∎ 400 meters ∎ Shot put ∎ 800 meters ∎ Long jump ∎ 200 meters ∎ 2000 … 0

Basketball/Soccer: Goss Park site of sports camps

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Wilton’s Goss Park is hosting two great summer camps this summer. The basketball camp is scheduled for July 20-24 from 3 to 5 p.m.. The instructors are WLC Warriors point guard Ally Schwab and ConVal’s third all-time scorer … 0

Peterborough/Hancock: Weather a boon for ticks

Monday, July 6, 2015

Ticks — the moisture-loving, sometimes Lyme-disease-carrying insect — thrived in the Monadnock region in the wetter-than-normal June. “What’s good for them may not be quite so good for us,” said Alan Eaton, an entomologist at the University of … 0

Peterborough: Man facing heroin charge fails to appear

Monday, July 6, 2015

JAFFREY — A Swanzey man, who was arrested in Peterborough on April 29 and charged with trafficking a half-kilogram of heroin, failed to appear at his arraignment at the 8th Circuit, District Division, Jaffrey, yesterday. Ryan Williams, 28, … 0

Peterborough: Church gets OK for 2 buildings

Monday, July 6, 2015

Divine Mercy Parish received the green light last week from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Manchester to finish construction of its church hall and office. The buildings will be a part of the new church the parish is … 0

Lyndeborough: Composting techniques presented at the library

Monday, July 6, 2015

“Composting for Home Gardeners — Principles and Practices for Success,” a workshop, will be offered at the J.A. Tarbell Library tonight, July 7, at 7 p.m. Marcy Stanton, master gardener coordinator at UNH Cooperative Extension, Food and Agriculture Team, will return to teach the basics of composting including … 0

Hancock: ‘Leave it to Beavers’ film showing

Monday, July 6, 2015

Featuring underwater and in-lodge footage, the Harris Center will be sponsoring a showing of the hour-long PBS Nature documentary, “Leave it to Beavers.” The documentary tells the story of beavers in North America — their history, their near extinction, and their comeback as modern day “eco-heroes” with the … 0

Lyndeborough: Funds raised to purchase Rose Mountain

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Thrills may be found on Blueberry Hill, but the blueberries are found on Rose Mountain. Rose Mountain is named for Abram Rose, and was once used to support sheep flocks, and later was the site of dozens of … 0

Pipeline: Feeling the ripple effect

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Even though Cathy Lanigan doesn’t live in a town that will be traversed by Kinder Morgan’s Northeast Energy Direct pipeline project, she defiantly displays several “Stop the Pipeline” signs on her lawn on Concord Street. “If I don’t … 1