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Concord: Anthem speaks on data security breach in N.H.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Editor’s note: this story is adapted from an article which appeared in Wednesday’s Concord Monitor. Almost four weeks after the insurer disclosed a massive nationwide data breach, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield released an initial estimate on the number of New Hampshire customers “impacted” by the cyberattack: 667,866. That figure, announced in a statement from Anthem yesterday afternoon, includes both current and former customers as far back as 2004. It … 0

Voting location changed

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Lyndeborough’s voting day is still set for March 10 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. However, residents will be casting their ballots at Citizens Hall, rather than at the Town Hall, according to town officials. According to Supervisor of the Checklist Jessie Salisbury, Town Administrator Russ Boland discovered frozen pipes at the original voting location, Town Hall, on Wednesday morning, forcing the relocation. … 0

Peterborough: Carbon footprint Conversation March 10

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture, in partnership with the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, presents a Community Conversation about Personal Options for Lowering Our Carbon Footprint, on March 10 at 7 p.m., in the Monadnock Center’s Bass Hall, in Peterborough. Energy is always in the news, and there is lots of information about big scale stuff: wind, solar, natural gas, etc. This conversation looks … 0

Peterborough: Community Conversation on children and digital media set

Thursday, January 29, 2015

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture, in partnership with the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, presents a Community Conversation on Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. As our world becomes more engaged and dependent on digital media, this presents great opportunities, but also some disturbing effects on young people and their … 0

WLC: School traffic, a growing concern, being reviewed

Monday, February 2, 2015

The Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative School Board has been working to come up with a new traffic plan to control traffic at Lyndeborough Central School, which is soon to become the district’s SAU offices, kindergarten and preschool facilities. The Lyndeborough Select Board has expressed concerns previously this year about what … 0

Roundup: Conant girls still can’t be beat; now 13-0

Monday, February 2, 2015

Conant girls’ basketball The Orioles dominated an outmatched Hillsboro-Deering team on Wednesday night, winning 35-8. Conant jumped out to an 18-0 lead after the first quarter and led 21-1 at the half. With coach Dave Springfield opting to provide minutes for all his players, Madison Springfield was held … 0

Coping with rising costs

Monday, February 2, 2015

The rising cost of health insurance premiums is impacting small business owners like Kelly Bergeron, who says if not for that her employees might see higher raises. But the Affordable Care Act may provide an avenue for lower … 0

Region: Planning Commission studies future trends

Friday, January 23, 2015

The Southwest Region Planning Commission has recently completed and adopted, “Monadnock Region Future: A Plan for Southwest New Hampshire.” The document, which is advisory in nature, is intended to serve as a resource for the region’s 34 communities as well as organizations, institutions, and other entities with an … 0

Editorial: Enough hot air — time to play ball

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The two weeks leading up to the Super Bowl are always a time for media hype, overblown issues and millions of words dedicated to discussing things most NFL fans already know. This year is no exception to that rule. In fact, it’s the best example in recent memory … 0

Lyndeborough: Hiker falls to her death

Monday, January 26, 2015

A 50-year-old Massachusetts woman died following a hiking accident in the area of Purgatory Falls on Sunday afternoon. Dorie Goldman, 50, of Amherst, Massachusetts, was hiking with a companion at the town line of Mont Vernon and Lyndeborough, … 0

Region readies for big storm

Monday, January 26, 2015

The Monadnock region, like much of the Northeast, was bracing Monday for a winter storm forecasted to bring blizzard conditions to parts of Hillsborough and Cheshire counties. Yet the attitude throughout the region seemed calmer than in New York City and Boston, which were predicted to receive record … 0

Dublin: Fulfilling Hayashi’s dream

Monday, January 26, 2015

Update: Due to predictions of snow for the weekend, the hike through the former Camp Chenoa property has once again been postponed. It is now scheduled to take place Feb. 15 at 9 a.m. Editor's note: The Harris … 0

Concord: Small Business Day planned, Feb. 13

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The Business and Industry Association’s annual Small Business Day will be held Feb. 13 at the Holiday Inn in Concord from 7:30 a.m. to noon. The event is an opportunity for small business owners and managers to hear from New Hampshire’s top policy-makers. Topics to be discussed this … 0