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Sports Awards: What a winter

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

If only every sports season could be as exhilarating as this winter’s was! After a fall that saw every local team out of the playoffs after only one round, the winter promised more postseason possibilities. And with the area’s most popular sport — basketball — loaded up with talent this year, there was plenty to look forward to as the … 0

Dublin: Dublin School pursues solar

Monday, March 30, 2015

DUBLIN — Currently seeking a state grant and approval from the town, Dublin School hopes to move forward with a 370-kilowatt solar array project this year that could cost up to $1.2 million. A sustainability effort to reduce the school’s electricity costs and carbon footprint, Head of School Brad Bates said that the array will help educate students, too. “We also want our … 0

PETERBOROUGH: Chamber honors dedication, leadership

Monday, March 30, 2015

The Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce’s gala didn’t just celebrate six award-winners. The dinner Thursday in the upper hall of the Town House celebrated those who have dedicated their lives to the region, as well as those who are just beginning to. Sean Ryan, the Chamber of Commerce’s director, reminded the crowd to … 0

DUBLIN: ‘Granny D’ fight heads to D.C.

Monday, March 30, 2015

New Hampshire legislators are bringing the late Doris “Granny D” Haddock of Dublin’s fight for campaign finance reform to Washington, D.C. The N.H. Senate approved Senate Bill 136 Thursday. The bill demands Congress form a committee to address … 0

Bennington/NEW IPSWICH: Slopes slowing down as snowy season ends

Monday, March 30, 2015

As the ski and snowboard season winds down, snow lovers and ski resort managers are looking back on a season that saw no shortage of snow, but was also stymied by its late arrival. Pat Terry, general manager of Crotched Mountain Ski and Ride in Bennington, and Andy … 0

PETERBOROUGH: A preview of the proposed town budget

Monday, March 30, 2015

PETERBOROUGH— The public will have a chance to weigh in on the town’s warrant at the deliberative session at the Town House on April 7 at 7 p.m. “Between the Capital Improvement Plan and the Budget Committee, we have spent five months in preparation of this budget,” said … 0

Food: Syrup a-boiling

Monday, March 30, 2015

Local sugar houses gave demonstrations and showed off the bounty of the season Saturday and Sunday … 0

Peterborough: Community Kitchen opens

Monday, March 30, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The Community Center showed off its new kitchen Friday and Sunday, where it will soon hold cooking classes to promote health and nutrition. The Peterborough Recreation Department and the Cornucopia Project will offer cooking classes such … 0

Antrim: Discussion of state budget

Friday, March 27, 2015

The Antrim Bennington Lions Club will be hosting an informational meeting on the state budget April 14 at 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church on Main Street. Jeff McLynch of the New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute will give the audience an overview of the state budget process … 0

Peterborough: New firm saves memories

Friday, March 27, 2015

Most people consider family memories as their most valuable asset, ranked above material objects, bank accounts and other financial holdings. Yet family memories — 16mm films, slides, Betamax and VHS video, cassette tapes etc. — tend to be stored in boxes. A new local company called SAVED, located … 0

Running: Brown wins final Chiller

Friday, March 27, 2015

The Monadnock Regional Milers held the sixth and final race of the season last weekend. The race was based at Eastern Mountain Sports. The course was longer than usual heading from Con Val High School down to Main … 0

ML: Is sustainability worth the cost?

Monday, March 30, 2015

The N.H. House voted last month to return all proceeds from the regional cap-and-trade auction to utility customers, rebating the average customer about 16 cents each month. Yet, local and state officials say these savings are pennies compared … 0

Peterborough: Substance recovery support group meets Thursdays

Monday, March 30, 2015

The F.A.S.T.E.R Support Group is meeting in the conference room at the Bond Wellness Center every Thursday, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. F.A.S.T.E.R stands for Families Advocating Substance Treatment, Education and Recovery. Unlike a 12-step program, the group is available to provide peer support for those who have … 0