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Peterborough: Lending an ear

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Hope Pettegrew of Hancock has never missed a Peterborough Players’ show. Even when her hearing started to fail in the 1990s, she soldiered on, still attending even when she was getting most of the dialogue from her husband sitting next to her, instead of hearing it firsthand. She made do for some time with one of the aids that the Players’ provide for those hard of hearing — a headset that amplifies the sound. But eventually, even that began to fail her. But now, Pettegrew is able to enjoying the Players’ performances firsthand again, just by flipping a switch on her hearing aid. That’s because … 0

Peterborough: Recycled cassette is link to a family’s past

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Caitlin Selby and her 9-year-old daughter Lucy recently stumbled on a treasure while sifting through used cassette tapes at the Mini Mall, or swap shop at the Peterborough Recycling Center. In between used albums by Wham! and Sting was a tape with a handwritten label, “Poetry – Swift Corwin Jr.” Corwin was Selby’s … 0

Hancock: Israel unrest moves meet for swim star

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Kylie Mitchell of Hancock repeated and repeated and repeated her routine to prepare for the 2014 Federation Internationale De Natation World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships scheduled for Aug. 28-30 in Eilat, Israel. The 16 year old would wake up at 4:45 a.m., drive to Keene, swim for two hours, strength-train for another … 0

Parent Wise: A new school year means new expectations

Thursday, August 28, 2014

As much as I hate to think of summer ending, it’s time to wrap our heads around the beginning of a new school year. To begin is to start or start again. A new start should not be … 0

Roundup: ConVal boys top Goffstown

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

ConVal boys soccer ConVal held off a tough Goffstown team with an overall strong team effort. Noah Bell made some huge saves in the first half to keep ConVal in the game. Score was 0-0 at the half. … 0

Jaffrey/Peterborough: Early Learning Center holding shoe drive

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Monadnock Community Early Learning Center is conducting a shoe collection drive through Oct. 31 to raise funds for their Childcare Center while benefiting microenterprise ventures in developing nations and keeping old shoes out of local landfills. Individuals can help by donating gently worn, used shoes at the Monadnock … 0

Peterborough: The benefits of tea to be discussed

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Are you a tea drinker? Want to learn more about the benefits of tea and the proper ways to brew? Instructor Peggy Leedberg, former owner and operator of The Tea and Herb Shop in Oregon, will offer discussion about the history of tea, details on processing and brewing, … 0

Peterborough/Keene: Dexter named new HCS Hospice director

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Kate Dexter, RN, BSN has been named Director of Hospice at Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services. She will be responsible for all aspects of care provided by Hospice at HCS. Dexter has been with HCS for twelve … 0

Business: Real estate transfers

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Antrim No address given; land and building; $75,000; Jeffrey Granger et al. to Sarah W. Edwards Revocable Trust 1997. 65 Winklemans Point; land and building; $321,400; Scott A. and Elaine M. Greenwood to Oshaughnessy Family Trust. 18 South Holt Hill Road; land and building; $106,000; Abigail M. Fuller … 0

Peterborough: Conversation on end of life planning

Thursday, August 28, 2014

How we want to spend the end of our life represents the most important conversation many people never have. Thinking about something either expected or unexpected happening to us or someone we care about is frightening, but planning ahead is practical and leaves more room for peace of … 0

Letter: Not what I expect in a candidate

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Letter to the editor: I am not going to ask voters to vote for a particular candidate. I would just like to remind District 8 residents, which include those in Antrim, Bennington and Francestown, about one Republican state Senate candidate that attempted to serve the Town of Deering. … 0

Letter:

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

To the editor: Subway, no way! Fact: Subway is and has been looking to come to Peterborough for years and the time is getting short. Many inquires have occurred recently. Over the past five years, I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know the owners of the 16 … 0

Peterborough: I will miss those trees

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

To the editor: The saddest thing. Well maybe not the saddest, but pretty disturbing for this self-professed tree-hugger from way back. I just ran down Union Street past the playground and saw that the road crew is, right now, cutting down the row of trees on the south … 0