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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 …

Mason: Pipeline funds on warrant

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

MASON — A vote to continue to fund the legal fight against the pipeline is once again on the town warrant. On Tuesday night, the Select Board presented the public with it proposed operating budget and monetary warrant …

Bird survey coming soon

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Fill up those bird feeders and dig out your binoculars for New Hampshire Audubon’s Backyard Winter Bird Survey. This annual statewide survey will take place on Feb. 13 and Feb. 14. Anyone can participate in the survey by counting the birds in their own backyard on the survey …

CASA seeks volunteers

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

CASA of New Hampshire, a statewide nonprofit organization, trains and supports volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children and to be a voice for these children in court proceedings. CASA volunteers identify and advocate for what is in the child’s best interest in these cases, to help …

Editorial: The candidates on campaign finance

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

When Merry Stockwell passed the “Granny D” torch to Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at his Peterborough town hall event last week, it got us thinking it would be good to review all of the candidates’ positions on campaign finance reform. If she were still with us, that’s …

Peterborough: MCH eyes affiliation with CMC

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The Board of Trustees at Monadnock Community Hospital Wednesday approved a letter of intent to explore an affiliation with Catholic Medical Center in Manchester. The affiliation will not affect employees, said Cynthia McGuire, president and CEO of MCH. …

Police logs: Mason — Jan. 21, 2016

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Mason Sunday, Jan. 10 Untimely death: At 11:36 a.m., police assisted the New Ipswich Police Department with a report of an untimely death. Shots fired: At 1:44 p.m., police responded to Hurricane Hill Road for a report of gun shots. Police did not locate anyone shooting firearms. Fraud: …

THE SPICE CUPBOARD: Winter warmers are a must

Friday, January 15, 2016

I was out Wednesday morning helping with recess duty at my kids’ school. I noticed on my phone that a warning had popped up predicting gale force winds for the day. I mentally braced myself for the cold. …

Keene: Monadnock Menus holds annual meeting Feb. 4

Monday, January 18, 2016

The Monadnock Menus Program farmers, producers, buyers, and members of the Cheshire County Conservation District will hold an annual meeting Feb. 4, noon to 2:30 p.m. at Stonewall Farm in Keene. Interested buyers and sellers should call Monadnock Menus at 802-289-9440 or email before Jan. 29 to …

Mason: Eversource to conduct inspections

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Eversource Transmission Operations is planning to perform aerial inspections of the company’s statewide transmission system today through Friday. If adverse flying conditions exist, however, this activity will be rescheduled. The aerial patrols involve a helicopter with an infrared camera that can detect excessive heat on transmission line components. …

Fish & Game TV show proposed

Monday, January 18, 2016

A new television series featuring New Hampshire Fish and Game Department Conservation Officers and biologists is in the works, according to state conservation officials. Engel Entertainment Inc., a film and television production company based in New York City, is interested in producing the series and has signed a …