Dover: Arson case heats up

Monday, September 29, 2014

An attorney for former Peterborough firefighter and alleged arsonist Gregory Potter contended in court on Friday that a detective for the Durham Police Department violated Potter’s constitutional rights. Potter, 23, is accused of setting a series of fires at five residential buildings in Durham in the early morning of Feb. 2, 2013, while people were inside the apartments. While Potter’s … 0


Monday, September 29, 2014

Michael Dukakis, the former governor of Massachusetts and the 1988 Democratic-nominee for president, repeated and repeated one of his foundational principles to a Peterborough audience last Wednesday. Speaking at the Walter Peterson Forum for Civil Discourse, the 80-year-old Dukakis reiterated that in politics, you can disagree with someone. But, he said, you should … 0

Peterborough: Police urge caution after break-ins

Monday, September 29, 2014

While Peterborough police are continuing to seek information about a string of daytime burglaries that occurred on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of last week, Police Chief Scott Guinard said Monday that his department is making progress in the search for a culprit. Guinard said he couldn’t release any more information about the status of the investigation at this time. According to Guinard, all … 0

Dublin: Yankee’s Pierce honored by women’s media group

Monday, September 15, 2014

Sherin Pierce, vice president of Dublin-based Yankee Publishing and publisher of The Old Farmer’s Almanac, North America’s oldest continuously-published periodical, was honored Thursday by Exceptional Women in Publishing, an international association of women in media, at EWIP’s first … 0

Peterborough: ‘The Way of Tea’ offered beginning Oct. 9

Monday, September 22, 2014

A four-week program exploring “The Way of Tea” will be offered by the Peterborough Recreation Department with the first session being held on Thursday, Oct. 9. Led by Peggy Leedberg the class will explore different types of teas, including Pu-er, Green teas, Oolong teas and black teas. Part … 0

Peterborough: Parent workshop offered at River Center

Friday, September 26, 2014

Ever wish your child’s other parent thought the same way you do? You don’t have to be on the same page but it does help if you’re in the same book. Bonnie Harris, MS Ed. leads this training five Wednesdays during the month of October. Wednesdays, Oct 1- … 0

Peterborough: Military support group meets Saturday

Monday, September 29, 2014

The Circle of Strength Military Support Group’s next meeting will be Saturday, Oct. 4, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Bond Wellness Center’s conference room. The focus of the meeting will be discussing care packages for the active troops, Wounded Warriors, and the children of fallen heroes … 0

Peterborough: Forum on business growth Wednesday

Monday, September 29, 2014

Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce will hold a forum on Wednesday, at the Monadnock Country Club at 7:30 a.m. This discussion is focused on identifying how the business community can address and foster growth in the industries that will strengthen the economy of Peterborough. Sponsored by Sequoya Technologies … 0

Peterborough: Storytelling workshop Thursday

Monday, September 29, 2014

The essence of the Granite State’s cities and towns will be explored in New Hampshire Public Television’s new television series and community initiative, “Our Hometown.” The town of Peterborough will be featured in the “Our Hometown” series premiere in December on NHPTV. The “Our Hometown” series will explore … 0

Letter: My viewpoint was misread

Monday, September 22, 2014

To the editor: In response to Tricia Saenger’s comments on my most recent article titled “A box of matzos on the grocery shelf,” she totally missed the point of what I had to say. And she not only twisted up the intent of that heartfelt article, she went … 0

Letter: Seeking your vote in November

Monday, September 22, 2014

To the editor: To the people of Bennington, Greenfield, and Hancock, I want to thank all the voters who voted in the primary. It has been my privilege to serve you in the House of Representatives since 2012. As your representative, I was able to work toward accomplishing … 0

Letter: Frank Sterling has my support

Monday, September 22, 2014

To the editor: Voters in Cheshire District 14, a large district covering the towns of Dublin, Fitzwilliam, Harrisville, Jaffrey, Rindge and Roxbury, are fortunate to have an outstanding and experienced candidate for the N.H. House seat: Republican Franklin W. Sterling Jr. of Jaffrey. I personally had the pleasure … 0

Letter: Sad to see the trees cut

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

To the editor: I am once again saddened to see pretty maples from 30 to 40 years old cut down for (this time) road construction. In front of Adams park in Peterborough, several such trees were cut to the ground as well as one in the little children’s … 0