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Campaign signs are spattered throughout New Hampshire with primary day fast approaching.

Decision Day

Monday, February 8, 2016

Voters head to the polls Tuesday in the state’s first-in-the-nation primary, and many of them won’t make a final choice until they get there. Forty-one percent of Republicans say they could still change their mind, according to a poll released by Franklin Pierce University Monday. And in the Monadnock region, Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz took advantage of the last …

Peterborough: A place for start-ups

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Vose Farm Road Brookstone Business Center in Peterborough is now home to War Room Athletics, a gym focusing on personal training and fitness education. Located in Suite 200, War Room is the business center’s newest tenant, taking up 2,000 square feet. The new addition brings vacancy at the business center below 25 …

Community Conversations: Seniors make good neighbors

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Ledger-Transcript and Monadnock Center’s Community Conversations on Turning Neighbors into Neighborhoods is so timely for Monadnock at Home, a nonprofit helping seniors over 62 to age at home. This week, we announce a new initiative we are calling Members Helping Members. It goes beyond our previous services by developing a calling program …

Nominations sought for state volunteer award

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Do you know an exceptional senior volunteer? The Department of Health and Human Services has announced that the nomination process for the 2016 Joseph D. Vaughan Awards has begun. The Vaughan Awards annually recognize outstanding leadership and initiative …

February programs at Cheshire Museum

Monday, February 8, 2016

The following events take place in February at the Cheshire Children’s Museum Saturday and Sunday, 12-2 p.m. Share cocoa and make snowman crafts with someone you love. ∎ Feb. 16-27. Eric Carle’s Vacation Week Extravaganza with the walk through book “The Mixed Up Chameleon,” paper painting workshops and make …

Police Logs: Mason - Feb. 9, 2016

Monday, February 8, 2016

Mason Wednesday, Jan. 27 Shots fired: At 4:46 p.m., police responded to a report of gunshots on Greenville Road. Police did not find anything of concern. Friday, Jan. 29 Criminal mischief: At 4:43 p.m. police received a report of criminal mischief on Starch Mill Road. Police are investigating. …

Mason: New police officers are a match

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

MASON — “We’re the two oldest rookies you’ll ever meet,” declares Patrol Officer Mark Hager of Mason. Hager, along with his shift partner Rich Fortin, are the newest additions to the Police Department, filling the Saturday day shift. …

Candidates file for open positions

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The deadline to file for town offices has passed, and voters are getting their first looks at who their choices for local government are. If you missed the deadline, it’s too late to get your name on the ballot, but candidates can run write-in campaigns. Here is a …

Letter: Here’s my take on the Republicans

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

To the editor: After placing third with 23 percent of the vote, Marco Rubio is declared a winner by political pundits. Here, we have a candidate who wants to take back our country. Back to what? Another war? Another recession? Another unpopular administration? Continued accumulating deficits? Ex-governors Jeb …

Mason: Article would OK outside concerts

Monday, February 1, 2016

MASON — After the Zoning Board quashed the summer concert series at Marty’s Driving Range earlier this year, a petition warrant article could bring the issue back to the fore. For the last few years, Marty’s has twice-weekly concerts at the business during the summer months. But Mason’s …

PARENT WISE: Prevention starts at home

Thursday, January 28, 2016

I am all for drug and alcohol prevention being taught in our schools and taught early. The article in the Ledger-Transcript on Jan. 11 forces us to take a cold, hard look at the problem we are facing-and, …

Police log: Mason — Jan. 28, 2016

Monday, February 1, 2016

Mason Sunday, Jan. 17 Assault: At 6:22 p.m., police took a report of an assault. Police determined the alleged incident had occurred in New Ipswich, and referred the resident to the New Ipswich Police Department. Monday, Jan. 18 Welfare check: At 10:22 a.m., police checked the welfare of …

Viewpoint: Tennessee Gas Pipeline puts forth deceptive figures

Friday, January 22, 2016

Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co., a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan, is trying to fool the federal regulators and the rest of us into thinking that the Northeast Direct gas pipeline will run underneath the existing Eversource powerline easement across …