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Jaffrey: Jail time for fraud

Monday, August 25, 2014

Jaffrey resident Charles H. Howard III will spend three and a half years in jail after pleading guilty last week to a felony count of conspiracy to commit investment adviser fraud and a felony count of securities manipulation. His wife, Carolyn Howard, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of acting as an unlicensed investment advisor. Under a plea agreement, she was sentenced to a 12-month jail term, which is deferred … 0

Marriage With A View

Monday, August 25, 2014

Local destination wedding venues attract couples from across the country who fall in love with the small-town charm and rustic country views the Monadnock region has to offer. Wilton’s Curtis Farm, Peterborough’s Monadnock Country Club and Hidden Hills in Rindge say they are all coming off a strong summer wedding season. “This season … 0

Peterborough: Monadnock Makers going after $25K grant, rental

Monday, August 25, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Artists, hobbyists, engineers, entrepreneurs and teachers banded together in the spring to start a makerspace — a place where anyone in the community could use high-end equipment and technology they might not otherwise be able to afford on their own. The organization, recently naming themselves the Monadnock Makers, are inching towards … 0

Police Logs - Peterborough, Aug. 26, 2014

Monday, August 25, 2014

Peterborough Tuesday, August 12 Mischief: At 7 a.m., a tenant of Prescott Hill Apartments reported her tires were slashed during the night. Police are investigating the matter. Accident: Richard Whittemore, 67, of Winchester was driving a Chevrolet Traverse on Route 101 by the Trinity Evangelical Church at about … 0

Letter: Questioning editorial’s logic

Friday, August 22, 2014

To the editor: Last week’s Ledger-Transcript editorial about Peterborough’s directive that Scott Bradford and the crew at the recycling center stop the longstanding practice of serving both the goal of eliminating waste from landfills, as well as strengthening ties among the community by setting aside requested items, included … 0

Letter: Thanks for your continued support

Friday, August 22, 2014

To the editor: I have been certified as an Independent candidate for District 24 N.H. House seat. I want to thank everyone who signed my nomination papers allowing me to run for office. It was good to meet and talk with you about veterans issues, small business and … 0

Viewpoint: Shopping without Market Basket

Friday, August 22, 2014

For many years now, Market Basket has been my grocery store of choice for several reasons. First, their prices are always low, second the stores are always clean neat and orderly, and finally the employees become friends and are always friendly and exceptionally helpful. Alas, I think the … 0

Viewpoint: More questions for GOP Congressional hopefuls

Friday, August 22, 2014

Thank you, Franklin Pierce University, Ledger-Transcript, and N.H. Public Television, for having these insightful political debates at FPU. On Aug. 19, I attended the Congressional District 2 debate. Garcia, Lambert and Lawrence presented themselves well, then got lost on attacking one another, instead of sticking with the issues, … 0

Viewpoint: There were two who stood out, in civility

Monday, August 25, 2014

Elections are opportunities where the outcomes often transcend the issues. These outcomes are a declaration of the values of a community and the candidates are a direct representation of those values. It is with this perspective that I offer the voters an insight after the Monadnock Debate series. … 0

Peterborough: Farmer takes trip down memory lane

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Paul Chabot sat in his wheelchair as his hospice nurse rolled it through the Pheasant Wood Center parking lot Wednesday morning, taking in a little sunshine as they headed for the grassy area at the edge of the … 0

Peterborough: Heated agritourism debate at Planning Board

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Farmers may soon be able to host wedding receptions, farm-to-table dinners, bed and breakfasts and other types of agritourism, if the Planning Board OKs a new permit process for farms. But town officials say this is … 0

DUBLIN/HANCOCK: Walk to honor Granny D

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

When the late Doris “Granny D” Haddock of Dublin was 88 years old, she began her more than 3,200-mile walk across the continental United States in protest of money’s influence on politics and elections. With another election cycle in full swing and the 2016 presidential election right around … 0

Peterborough: Lowry speaks at Lyceum

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Lois Lowry’s children’s books, such as “The Giver” and “Number The Stars,” are famous in many elementary and middle schools, and infamous in others, for subtly addressing grown up subjects like racism, anti-authoritarianism, murder and the Holocaust. The … 0