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Jaffrey / Peterborough: 100+ group donates to area shelter

Sunday, January 31, 2016

On Jan. 28, the local chapter of 100+ Women Who Care raised an estimated $7,350 in one hour for Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter. The group, which has a membership of 164, 17 of whom joined this month, met at the Monadnock Country Club in Peterborough. Of three local nonprofit organizations nominated, Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter (presented by Sharon Bailly), earned …

Cap on net metering before House

Monday, February 8, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — David Fisch, a former Wall Street compliance officer, assessed a solar installation on his home as he would any stock or bond. “Spending money on this was a better return than if I invested my money in a bank and earned less than 1 percent interest,” said Fisch, whose 12.5 kilowatt …

Peterborough/Jaffrey: DWI charge is driver’s third

Monday, February 8, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — A town plow truck driver is facing his third DWI charge in 11 years after he sideswiped an SUV and collided head-on with another vehicle on Route 202 Jan. 30, according to police documents. Leonard Gonthier, 54, of Jaffrey, was arrested in 2005 in Hancock and in 2009 in Peterborough, both …

ConVal: Voters question cost of study

Monday, February 8, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — The only warrant article discussed in detail at ConVal’s 45-minute deliberative session was a petition that would require a third party to assess the impacts of the district closing, combining or relocating a school. The petition’s …

Peterborough: Debt service numbers up, payments down

Monday, February 8, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — While proposed expenses associated with the debt service are up more this year, the amount of these repayments that would be paid through taxes is down. Revenue from several sources has lowered the net proposed debt service $6,239 — from $455,025 this fiscal year to $448,786 …

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 …

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 …

ConVal Voices: ‘Small pots burn hot’

Thursday, February 4, 2016

These past weeks and months, in our classrooms and school library, through school and family computers, in notebooks and who knows where else, we students and teachers have read and written more sentences than ? well, we have …

Indoor track: Good show at States

Monday, February 8, 2016

Conant, ConVal and Mascenic competed at the state divisional indoor track and field championships on Saturday at Dartmouth. Tyler Sands of Conant had the finest performances of the day for the local competitors, finishing third in the high …

Wrestling: Curran, Nix meet for on-mat rematch

Monday, February 8, 2016

ConVal’s Daniel Curran and Newport’s Stephen Nix finally squared off in the ring again on Saturday. The two wrestling rivals had been expected to meet a week ago at ConVal, but undefeated state champion Nix wrestled up a …

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 …

Boynton: Students exposed to science behind photography

Monday, January 18, 2016

John Anderson, professor of photography at Plymouth State University, visited ConVal recently as part of the STEAM grant Making a Living Making Art. The grant was received through the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts. Anderson worked …

Peterborough: Meals on Wheels at Community Center

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Meals on Wheels, sponsored by the Peterborough Recreation Department and St. Joseph Community Service, will be offered at the Peterborough Community Center, located at 25 Elm St. on Mondays in February. The meals are for seniors 60 and older, cost $2 per person, and are served from 11:30 …