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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 …

Wedding Guide: Best-kept secret to wedding day radiance

Monday, December 28, 2015

Congratulations! You got engaged over the holidays and have set a date. Whether it is a holiday wedding, a destination wedding or a celebration planned for the warm and lovely days in the Monadnock region, you want to …

Wedding Guide: For her, cake is art

Monday, December 28, 2015

Diann Hall was planning her own wedding when she saw a cake decorating class and signed up. Her love of baking and creativity shone through, and she continued taking classes and taking orders from family, friends and eventually …

New Ipswich: Bills aim to thwart pipeline

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

NEW IPSWICH — Some lawmakers are pinning high hopes on bills they say would hit pipeline developers where it hurts the most: the wallet. Reps. Eric Eastman, Jack Flanagan and Jim McConnell spoke with members of the New …

Mason: Lighting, water protection OK’d at hearing

Monday, January 4, 2016

MASON — Lighting and wellhead protection ordinances designed to protect the town from industrial development are headed to the March ballot, after approval during a public hearing last week. The ordinances were first conceived when a portion of the town was still under consideration as the site of …

Health: Meditation: ‘It’s a muscle we have to build and grow’

Monday, January 4, 2016

It’s finally 2016 and you want to rededicate yourself to your meditation practice, or you want to start one for the first time. Today in our health section, we asked three meditation teachers to share information, insights and …

Letter: Thanks all for a great 2015!

Thursday, December 31, 2015

To the editor: As founder and director of Project Shakespeare, I could not be more proud of the work of all the students of Project Shakespeare who gave their talent, energy, dedication, engagement and imagination to the many projects of 2015. Ten productions thrilled the community: staged readings …

Parent Wise: Inspiration for 2016: finding connection with children

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Happy New Year! If you’re thinking about making changes in your relationships with your children, here is a story from a client in Australia to jump-start you: I’m nearly two years down the track in being a connective …

Dispose of holiday trees with care

Thursday, December 31, 2015

With the holiday now behind us, O Christmas tree, how saggy are your branches? The gifts have been removed from under the pine, the tree is swiftly losing its coat of green, and the needles are piling up on the floor, which means it’s time to remove the …

N.H. ranks high in volunteerism

Thursday, December 31, 2015

The Peace Corps, based in Washington, D.C., has announced that New Hampshire ranked No. 8 among states with the highest number of Peace Corps volunteers per capita. Fifty-three volunteers from the Granite State are currently serving worldwide, giving New Hampshire a ratio of four volunteers for every 100,000 …

Got flocks? State wants to know

Friday, January 1, 2016

Starting Jan. 1 through March 31, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is asking the public to report flock sightings via its online New Hampshire Wild Turkey Winter Flock Survey. Last winter, volunteer turkey watchers submitted 730 …