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Vanessa Amsbury-Bonilla gives a tour of the  tower and town clock in the Unitarian Universalist Church.

Keeping time: Town clock has some stories to tell

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — For 160 years, the four faces of the clock on the Unitarian Universalist Church have watched over Peterborough while a clock agent has watched over the clock. At least twice a year, the clock agent climbs the fusty tower, resets the clock, oils the capstan and marvels at the machine’s longevity and the storied history of the tower. … 0

Indictments handed down in three cases

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Four men were indicted in July in Hillsborough County Superior Court in Manchester in connection for various crimes committed in the region. Brett Flagg, 26, of Greenfield, was indicted by a grand jury on the charge of driving after being declared a habitual offender. Peterborough police arrested Flagg in June 2014, following a motor vehicle stop on Grove Street in Peterborough. The habitual … 0

New Ipswich: Girl struck in eye by BB while in car

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

A young girl riding in the back of a car Tuesday was hit in the face with a BB shot through the car’s open window. Tessa Kuusisto, 9, of New Ipswich, was riding in the back of a friend’s SUV around noon on Tuesday. It was a nice day and the windows were … 0

Peterborough: Is poverty tied to political corruption?

Monday, July 20, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Daniel Weeks knows he’s not an expert on poverty. But, a two-year, 10,000-mile journey across the country on a Greyhound bus showed the campaign finance reform activist that the U.S. poverty gap has as much to … 0

Golf: Greenleaf wins State Am tournament

Monday, July 20, 2015

Windham County Club’s Connor Greenleaf beat defending champion Joe Leavitt, 1 up, on Saturday in the 36-hole final to capture the State Amateur Golf Championship at Mount Washington Resort Golf Club. Greenleaf, the top seed after earning medalist honors after the first two days of stroke play, won … 0

Baseball: Jaffrey wins three straight to keep playoff hopes alive

Monday, July 20, 2015

Finding themselves down 3-2 against Contoocook Post 81 on Wednesday, Jaffrey scored 8 runs in the 5th and 4 more in the 6th. RBI doubles by Drew Rines, Dylan Bartlett and Will Clarke opened up the scoring and … 0

Track and field: Monadnock Milers host a Twilight Meet at Mascenic

Monday, July 20, 2015

On a threatening night on the Mascenic track a dozen hardened young athletes took to the track in this year’s only Twilight meet hosted by the Monadnock Milers. This abbreviated format included the Murphy Mile to start the … 0

Peterborough: Court issues bench warrant

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

A $1,000 bench warrant has been issued for a Swanzey man charged with trafficking a half-kilogram of heroin who failed to appear at his arraignment July 6. Ryan Williams, 28, was out on $75,000 personal recognizance after his … 0

Hancock: PACs: Where money and politics collide

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

What’s the difference between a PAC and a Super PAC? The 2014 U.S. Senate race between Democrat incumbent (and winner) Jeanne Shaheen and challenger Scott Brown was the most expensive campaign race in New Hampshire history. It exceeded $46 million. And outside spenders, not Shaheen’s or Brown’s camps, … 0

Mascenic: MacArthur named to Boynton post

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Teaching is in his blood, newly named Boynton Middle School Principal John MacArthur proclaimed in a recent interview. With two parents and a sister in the teaching field, it was nearly inevitable that he would end up in … 0

Baseball: Jaffrey Legion loses late leads, drops pair of games

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Jaffrey Loses a Close One at Home Against Plymouth With the score 6-5 Saturday, Post 11 was one out away from remaining unbeaten at home. Post 11 started the scoring early in the bottom of the first with … 0

Motorsports: Truck pull winner

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

2.6 Diesel Pulling Champion - Josh Damon of of New Ipswich won the 2.6 Diesel division at the TMS Diesel Truck Pull held Saturday at Legion Speedway in Wentworth, NH. The All-American Truck Pulling Series will return to … 0

Military:

Monday, July 6, 2015

Joshua P. Slyman of New Ipswich graduated from Air Force Basic Military Training at Lackland AFB in Texas. His awards included a Fitness Excellence Award, and Distinguished Graduate Award in Knowledge Operations Management from his technical training at … 0