Halloween: Scary stories from local students

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Monadnock madness by Wolfgang Morlock of Rindge age 11 Applewild School Fitchburg, Mass. One day there were three kids.They were 11,12 and 13 year olds. When they were climbing up Mount Monadnock suddenly there was a crazy wind and the wind was howling. Then they looked and saw why - a helicopter was above them it was loud and it made them cold. Then the helicopter dropped something it landed … 0

Peterborough: Anonymous donor gives library $50K

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The Peterborough Town Library received a “wonderful surprise” last month, according to Marcia Patten, chair of the library’s Board of Trustees. An anonymous donor donated $50,000 to the library in September, and the trustees unanimously voted earlier this month that the money would be used to pay for a rough design of the library’s renovation, according to a press release from Corinne Chronopoulos, … 0

Peterborough: Sanborn: ‘We need a culture shift’

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — On Tuesday, N.H. Senator Andy Sanborn (R-Bedford) faces Democratic challenger Lee Nyquist of New Boston for the District 9 seat. Sanborn has been a state senator since 2010 and in 2012 he narrowly defeated Nyquist in the race for the Dist. 9 seat, with just 213 more votes. The Ledger-Transcript editorial … 0

Peterborough: Burglary suspect nabbed

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

A Peterborough man has been charged in connection with a string of daytime burglaries that started in late September. Joshua Laprise, 25, was arrested on Oct. 22 by Peterborough police and charged with three counts of burglary and two counts of false reports to law enforcement. According to … 0

Greater Peterborough area loses power

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The greater Peterborough area lost power this afternoon (Tuesday) after a transformer malfunctioned on Old Dublin Road. Much of Peterborough, including the downtown area, lost electricity for almost an hour. The power outage occurred just before 1 p.m. to about 1:45 p.m. Capt. Ernest Belletete of the Peterborough … 0

Peterborough: Select board signs 20-year solar lease

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Construction is scheduled to start next month on the largest solar array in New Hampshire, which will cover 3.5 acres on the former sewage lagoons on Pheasant Road with roughly 3,100 solar modules. This comes after Select Board members, at their meeting on Oct. 22, signed … 0

Peterborough: Author speaks on bullying, empowerment

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

When author Jay Asher wrote his young-adult novel, “Thirteen Reasons Why,” he didn’t think he was writing about bullying. Asher said the novel about a teenager who records her motives for committing suicide on 13 cassette tapes was … 0

Hillsborough County Sheriff: We need to curb narcotics

Friday, October 24, 2014

James A. Hardy, R-Pelham Occupation: Hillsborough County Sheriff Time living in town: Life-long resident of Pelham Previously elected offices: Former state Representative; Former Pelham Selectman Other qualifications: 35 years of service in N.H. Law enforcement, Former President N.H. … 0

Peterborough: pursuing Her dream

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Montana Schultz, a 2014 ConVal graduate, is following in the footsteps of famed composer and playwright of the rock musical “Rent,” Jonathan Larson, in more ways than one. Schultz is studying at Adelphi University, outside of New York … 0

PEterborough: Choral evensong presented

Monday, October 27, 2014

A Choral Evensong will be presented by the choir of All Saints’ Church on Sunday at 5 p.m. Evensong is the sung version of the Anglican liturgy of Evening Prayer. All of the choral music will be sung or chanted and will be based on Scottish folk melodies … 0

Peterborough: Naturalists introduce new bird guide at Toadstool

Monday, October 27, 2014

Hancock naturalists Lillian and Donald Stokes will be at the Toadstool Bookshop on Saturday at 11 a.m. to introduce their new book, “Stokes Essential Pocket Guide To The Birds Of North America.” The Stokes will discuss and sign copies of this new guide, which identifies more than 250 … 0

Peterborough: The Renaissonics performing Sunday

Monday, October 27, 2014

A concert featuring The Renaissonics will be held at the RiverMead auditorium on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. The Renaissonics are a leading ensemble of Renaissance dance, chamber music and improvisation. The concert is free of charge and open to the public. … 0

Peterborough: Vocal workshop offered Nov. 8

Monday, October 27, 2014

“The Pathway to Vocal Freedom,” an introductory one-day workshop from McClosky Institute of Voice, will be offered at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Nov. 8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Presented by Certified McClosky voice technicians Maria Belva and Jay Lane, this workshop will introduce participants to … 0