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Jaffrey: Sanctuary owner seeks zoning exception

Monday, November 30, 2015

A New Ipswich woman will approach the Zoning Board Tuesday for a special exception that would allow her to move her Newfoundland pony sanctuary to a house in Jaffrey. Emily Chetkowski runs Villi Poni Farm in New Ipswich. Chetkowski’s application proposes that she would be allowed to use a residential property in the Mountain Zone as a new location for Villi Pony Farm. The Zoning Board will discuss the merits …

New Ipswich: Nennie’s owner makes a difficult choice

Monday, November 30, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — As closing at Nennie’s 5 Star Cafe nears, owner Annette Gallagher sweeps, as a few straggling regulars remain at their table, chatting and making an occasional comment to Annette. When they leave, it is nearly a half hour past closing time. That’s a pretty typical scene at Nennie’s, said Tom …

A first look at the local girls’ basketball teams

Monday, November 30, 2015

Sports Editor Ben Conant hit the gym this weekend to find out what’s on deck for the upcoming girls’ basketball season. Conant Orioles Last year’s record: 21-0 (Undefeated state champions) Head coach: Dave Springfield Going into last season, it was pretty clear to anyone paying attention that Conant was going to win the …

New Ipswich: Pictures with Santa at fire department

Monday, November 30, 2015

Santa is coming to the New Ipswich fire station. Visit the station on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to have pictures taken with Santa. The cost is $5 for a 4-inch by 6-inch print and $8 for a 5-inch by 7-inch print. …

Peterborough: Vital Signs set for Friday

Monday, November 30, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Whether you are caring for parents or planning for your own golden years, there are many decisions to make and issues to consider when it comes to aging and health. Because we understand it’s a difficult road to navigate, the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript is hosting Vital Signs: …

Keene: Republicans gather for holiday event

Monday, November 30, 2015

The Cheshire County Republicans along with Sullivan County and Windham County Vermont) Republicans will be hosting a Holiday Gathering Friday at Keene Country Club. The cost for the event beginning at 6:30 pm is $35 per person, $20 for Young Republicans. A buffet of appetizers and desserts with …

Monadnock Buy Local members give

Friday, November 27, 2015

Monadnock Buy Local Members collectively gave over $160,000 to the Monadnock United Way this year. Both organizations are partnering with the Savings Bank of Walpole to promote this fact on #GivingTuesday today. Compared to big businesses, small businesses donate more than double as much per sales dollar to …

Major project to map state landscape completed

Saturday, November 28, 2015

New airborne technology known as light detection and ranging is being used to accurately map land surface elevations across more than half of New Hampshire, from Massachusetts to Quebec. This major data collection project represents a partnership between the state of New Hampshire, US Geological Survey, USDA Natural …

Viewpoint: Income inequality isn’t the problem

Monday, November 23, 2015

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have made income inequality a major issue in the 2016 presidential campaign. They consider maldistribution of income to be a major national problem. They are both wrong. Income inequality exists, but it is …

Editorial: Join us for Vital Signs on Friday

Monday, November 30, 2015

There is a lot to prepare for when it comes to caring for our loved ones and ourselves as we age, and it’s not an easy subject to talk about. Avoiding it, though, only delays the decisions that need to be made until a time of crisis. The …

Rindge: Pipeline open house is Wednesday

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

In anticipation of Tennessee Gas Pipeline applying for a Certificate of Site and Facility at the state’s Site Evaluation Committee, the company and state regulatory committee are holding a joint information session next Wednesday in Rindge. Tennessee Gas Pipeline is proposing to build a 71-mile, 30-inch diameter natural …

Business: Shopping campaign is on

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

It’s often the personal care and touches that keep shoppers local, and this holiday season, beginning with Plaid Friday the day after Thanksgiving, Monadnock region stores are laying it on thick with discounts and other special enticements. It’s …

The Bobcat’s tail: Stepping into our land’s time machine

Friday, November 20, 2015

If you want to see how our forests have changed over the past 300 years, just drive down to Petersham, Massachusetts, 30 minutes south of Rindge. The Fisher Museum looks like a small, simple academic building, just off …