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CEO Butch Maki and his wife Patty Maki, demonstrate the use of the Ecovim Organic Dehydrator, which turns food and paper product into an organic mulch, diverting food waste from landfills.

New Ipswich: Capitalizing on food waste

Monday, April 21, 2014

People are becoming increasingly aware of the ecological benefits of not tossing out materials such as paper, glass, plastic and cardboard. But how many think about recycling food waste? Most don’t, and those that do tend to use it for composting. The decomposition of food waste, however, does have an effect on the environment. When the food breaks down, the process releases methane gas. But most people, and many companies, don’t think about that before throwing away wasted food. In 2012, the Environmental Protection Agency reported that more than 36 million tons of food waste was generated, with only 5 percent diverted from landfills and … 0

Honor Rolls:

Friday, April 18, 2014

Boynton Middle School Third Quarter Grade 8 High honors: Shea Aldrich, Braeden Allen, Jordyn Babin, Sarah Bica, Samantha Bilodeau, Sydney Letters, Amanda Normandin, Christa Ojala, Melonie Ojala, Thalia Sousa, Sydney Whitehouse, Kathrine Wilborg Honors: Megan Bouchard, Nina Colasanto, Megan Coponen, Jonathan DeJesus, Saffron Duffy, Tyler Faulkner, Emma Honkala, Eric Howell, Hannah Parent, Matthew Picazio, Tavin Rautiola, Delaney Sauvola, Kelden Traffie, Misha White, Dallas … 0

Military:

Friday, April 18, 2014

Air Force Airman Jake Peladeau graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community … 0

Letter: Giving thanks to our volunteers

Thursday, April 10, 2014

To the editor: This National Volunteer Week, April 6 to 12, Monadnock RSVP Volunteer Center celebrated our dedicated volunteers, the people who are the essence of all we do. Every day you make a difference and we thank you! Monadnock RSVP has over 300 registered volunteers from all … 0

Peterborough: GET YOUR BIDS IN

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

It’s time to dust off your virtual bidding paddle and prepare for the annual Peterborough Chamber of Commerce’s online art auction, featuring paintings, photographs and sculpture from artists around the region and beyond. This Friday, potential buyers will … 0

Court log: April 8, 2014

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Greenfield police Joshua Forand, 26, of New Boston, operating without a valid license, $124. Whitney Horak, 19, of Lyndeborough, possession of marijuana, $560 with $250 suspended for 12 months on the condition of no further misdemeanors or felonies and no violations for serious or alcohol-related matters; transporting an … 0

New Ipswich: Board OK’s carnival for June

Monday, April 14, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — East Coast Midways is coming to town in early June, in support of the town’s American Youth Soccer Organization. Mindy Buxton of the AYSO met with the Select Board on Tuesday to discuss the possibility of hosting a carnival, with full-scale rides and games on … 0

2014 BASEBALL PREVIEW: Baseball is back in the Monadnock region

Monday, April 14, 2014

The crack of the bat has already begun to ring out around the Monadnock region, as the high school baseball season kicked off last night. With Conant seeking to go back to back after a big title win … 0

Roundup: ConVal’s Hardwick takes first in girls discus

Monday, April 14, 2014

On Friday, the ConVal track team participated in their season opener at Souhegan High School. Four schools participated in the meet, Hollis-Brookline, Souhegan, Pelham and ConVal. ConVal had several top three finishes in a number of events. Leading … 0

Court log: April 15, 2014

Monday, April 14, 2014

Dublin police Suzanne Deschuiteneer, 53, of Greenfield, speeding, case dismissed at the State’s request. Hancock police Stacie Corliss, 26, of Peterborough, speeding, case dismissed at the State’s request. Jaffrey police Jesse Balcom, 22, of Jaffrey, case hearing for possession of controlled/narcotic drugs on Jan. 1, 2013, case status … 0

New Ipswich: Children’s show on stage tonight

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

A children’s show called “A Walk in the Woods” by Debbie Metzler will be performed at Mascenic High School tonight at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children. There will be a pre-show craft at 6 p.m. There will be a brief intermission and … 0

Mascenic: Destination team holds fundraiser

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Saturday the Highbridge Hill Destination Imagination team will be holding a car wash and bake sale fundraiser at the New Ipswich Fire Department from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.   The team that has been working for the last 6 months on the technical challenge that earned them … 0

New Ipswich: Gillis honored in Scout ceremony

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

John Gillis, 18, of Boy Scout Troop 42, will be honored at a special Eagle Scout ceremony at the New Ipswich Congregational Church on April 19 at noon. The public is invited to attend. To earn Scouting’s highest … 0