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Voters came out to support their primary candidates on Tuesday.

Primary day: Trump triumphs; Sanders surges

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Cars honk and people wave and shout “Bernie!” out their car window at a small group of campaigners boasting tall signs stacked with Bernie Sanders’ name. “We’ve been getting a lot of that,” said Mary Allen of Antrim, as she stood roadside across the street from the Town Hall on voting day. Allen has been a campaign volunteer for the …

Trump shines at polls

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Area voters overwhelmingly supported Trump as the Republican nominee, with most saying that the United States needs someone in the Oval Office who can create jobs. Trump took New Hampshire by storm after placing second to Ted Cruz in the Iowa Caucus, receiving 35 percent of the vote and 10 of 23 delegates. …

Huge win for Sanders

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

For the first time in 53 years, David Faatz walked into the voting booth not sure of whom he would vote for. Bernie Sanders’ integrity and idealism resonated with him, but the Peterborough resident trusted Hillary Clinton’s political savvy and experience. While Faatz ended up circling the bubble next to Clinton’s name, his …

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 coordinator@monadnockmenus.org. 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 …

Peterborough: As marvelous as a ship appearing above

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

For poet and naturalist Henry Walters, he feels the divine most when he’s taken by something outside of normal conception, he told the people gathered for Tuesday’s Community Conversation “Exploring paths to spirituality.” Irish poet Seamus Heaney’s “Lightenings” …

Big Brothers, Big Sisters

Friday, January 8, 2016

William Fenton of Fenton Family Dealerships in Swanzey recently presented Gregg Burdett, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of New Hampshire with a check for $10,000 in recognition of its one-to-one mentoring programs for children in the community. …

Mason: Coffee House set for Saturday

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

The Living Room Coffee House will be held at the Mason Congregational Church on Saturday. The featured performer will be Mahala Damery and Friends at 8 p.m. Damery, who sings with the Cecilia Ensemble, has been performing songs at local coffee houses often accompanied by friends and family …


Monday, January 11, 2016

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Colby Sawyer College, New London: Rose Boyle of Mason, class of 2016, majoring in nursing; Hannah Clark of Rindge, class of 2019, majoring in graphic design; Danielle Duhaime of Temple, class of 2016, majoring …