Hancock: Local man leads super-PAC backing Ayotte

Monday, June 29, 2015

A Hancock man is taking the lead to help U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) win re-election in 2016, possibly against Gov. Maggie Hassan. David Carney is the chief consultant for Commitment Kept N.H., a project of Ending Spending Action Fund, the conservative super-PAC. The project launched Wednesday, over 17 months before the election, and before Hassan has announced whether or not she will run. “We’re trying to get ahead of … 0

Peterborough/Hancock: Morgan’s Way says goodbye

Monday, June 29, 2015

When 53-year-old Jane Cartmell decided on a whim to open her first retail store ever in downtown Peterborough, outfitting it with women’s clothing from across the world, learning the industry and decorating the window display weren’t difficult for the newcomer. The most challenging part, she said, was naming it. Cartmell pondered and pondered … 0

Peterborough: Can a shelter have a soul, and is a house different from a home?

Monday, June 29, 2015

Many say modern design is losing the qualities of what makes a house a home. How can we recapture the old feelings of comfort and family? Can shelters have a soul? There’s no readily available answer, explained Howard Mansfield. You can tell when a house is a home, and when it isn’t, but … 0

ConVal: Board nixes change in district billing policy

Monday, June 29, 2015

After a Temple Selectwoman faulted the ConVal School District in May with incorrectly billing each of the nine towns for enrollment, she recommended the district use current, preliminary enrollment numbers instead of finalized ones from the year before. The rest of the Selectmen’s Advisory Committee squashed Gail Cromwell’s … 0

Peterborough: Two rescued from summit

Monday, June 29, 2015

Two Amherst hikers and their dog were rescued near the summit of Pack Monadnock, after the 17-year-olds got lost at night on the Wapack Trail. Peterborough and Temple Police found Elizabeth Silvis-Chandley and Elizabeth Maloney uninjured at about 10 p.m. Friday. The teenagers started hiking the Wapack Trail … 0

Peterborough: Conflict-resolution teacher named pioneer in her field

Friday, June 19, 2015

Peterborough mediator, conflict resolution teacher and author Dr. Tammy Lenski has been recognized by the New England Association for Conflict Resolution with their highest honor, the Pioneer Award. Described as innovative and trailblazing by the association, Lenski received … 0

Peterborough police log: June 25, 2015

Monday, June 29, 2015

Peterborough Saturday, June 13 Suspicious incident: At 12:33 p.m., an anonymous caller said a man was carrying a gun in his back pocket at the Shell gas station on Wilton Road. Officer Martin Kolb could not find the man. Noise complaint: At 5:15 p.m., a caller reported a … 0

Soccer: ConVal takes U13 crown

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The Conval Soccer Club U13 team won the Finals to become the Spring NH Soccer League Division 1 U13 Champions Sunday June 21. They beat a tough Hooksett team to win 2-1. Goals in the final match were … 0

Peterborough: Job Fair at The River Center with Masiello Employment

Friday, June 26, 2015

Are you looking for a new job opportunity? Meet the staff of Masiello Employment Services at a job fair July 8 at 3 p.m. at the River Center in Peterborough. They are looking to match candidates to dozens of open positions. Can’t make it July 8? Visit the … 0

Peterborough: Come build a fairy a home

Friday, June 26, 2015

Families are invited to a workshop to make fairy houses on July 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture. The Monadnock Center will provide foundations and building materials like twigs, bark, stones, string, and clay. Participants can take their fairy … 0

PETERBOROUGH: Independence Day Ceremony at the Monadnock Center

Friday, June 26, 2015

Celebrate the Independence Day holiday with a tradition that goes back to 1926 at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Saturday, July 4, at 10 a.m. The Independence Day program begins with a flag raising by the Sea Cadets and reading of the Declaration of Independence … 0

BASEBALL: Post 11 tops Bedford, splits with Plymouth

Monday, June 29, 2015

Jaffrey Legion baseball won its home opener against top-ranked Bedford, 3-2. In their home opener, Post 11 scored a run in the first when pitcher JP Record knocked in Kyle Dupuis who had reached on a walk and … 0

Peterborough: Nia NH moves to Milford

Monday, June 29, 2015

Nia NH, owned by Peterborough’s Lisa Jones, is moving from 110 Route 101A Amherst to Universal Kempo Federation at 555 Elm St. in Milford. The current Nia technique and belly dancing classes offered at the Nia NH Amherst … 0