Peterborough

Although many orchards throughout New Hampshire suffered an average season at best, Norway Hill Orchard experienced an almost perfect season, owner Peg McLeod said Friday.

Hancock/Mason: Orchards fare better here

Monday, October 20, 2014

It wasn’t just last winter’s record snowfall and cold that affected apple production in New Hampshire, according to a state agricultural expert. George Hamilton, a University of New Hampshire field specialist, recently explained it was also the severe snaps of warm weather and cold weather and vice versa from the fall through the spring. “I don’t want to say there’s … 0

Peterborough: Fairpoint workers picketing over contract negotiations

Monday, October 20, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A handful of local Fairpoint technicians picketing on Concord Street outside the Fairpoint facility on Monday and Friday are some of the 1,700 employees on strike in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine, after a failed attempt by two unions to renegotiate the unionized workforces’s contract. These employees — part of the … 0

Peterborough: Police Taser man with knife

Monday, October 20, 2014

A Peterborough man was arrested early Sunday after police shocked him with a Taser and pulled the knife he was holding away from him. Dana Marmonstein, 42, of Peterborough was arrested in his home on Hunt Farm Road on Sunday around 3 a.m. and charged with attempting to commit simple assault and resisting arrest. Police Chief Scott Guinard said Monday family members reported … 0

Peterborough: Church clothing giveaway Saturday

Friday, October 17, 2014

Trinity Evangelical Church will hold its annual Clothing Giveaway on Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Used clothing for all ages and sizes will be available free of charge. This year, the Clothing Giveaway will be held for only one day. For more information, contact the church … 0

Peterborough: Lights on Afterschool, and SKIP’s 20th Birthday

Friday, October 17, 2014

School Kids in Peterborough, along with more than 7,500 communities and one million Americans will be celebrating “Lights on Afterschool,” a national day of celebration of Afterschool Programs on Thursday. SKIP will also be celebrating 20 years of serving the community. The community is invited to join the … 0

Peterborough: Building on giving

Monday, October 20, 2014

Katherine Forrest loves animals, so when she opened her new store Treat Goods in Depot Square this summer, she began thinking about what she could do to give back to the furry friends that give so much to … 0

Greenfield: New trustees join Crotched board

Monday, October 20, 2014

Susan A. Reeves, of New London has been appointed to the Crotched Mountain Foundation Board of Directors, after having served as a trustee since 2007. Crotched Mountain also welcomes two new trustees, Laura Clark and Jennifer Crowell, both … 0

Peterborough: Tibetan monks to create peace mandala

Monday, October 20, 2014

A delegation of Tibetan monks from the Drepung Gomang Monastery in India will be at the Mariposa Museum and World Culture Center from Oct. 22 to 27 to create a peace sand mandala, talk with visitors, and share information about Tibetan culture. The monks are visiting the U.S. … 0

Editorial: Let’s start talking about ConVal

Monday, October 20, 2014

Thank you, Barbara Miller. We applaud Peterborough Select Board Chair Barbara Miller for starting the discussion about the sustainability of the ConVal School District with her plan to close and sell Great Brook and South Meadow middle schools. While the plan may not be palatable to all, and … 0

Letters: Enthusiasm and high spirits

Thursday, October 2, 2014

To the editor: The recent Downton Abbey Tea fundraiser at Union Congregational Church was a great success, and that was possible only through the hard work of scores of volunteers. Thank you! Thanks as well to the many folks from throughout the community and beyond who attended. We … 0

Letters: Hospital Auxiliary, bakers, thank you

Thursday, October 2, 2014

To the editor: As the new CEO at Monadnock Community Hospital and a new resident of the town of Hancock, I experienced Old Home Days and the generosity of the people of Hancock for the first time! Monadnock Community Hospital is a state of the art facility, but … 0

Letters: The 275th was a wonderful day

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

To the editor: The 275th celebration of Peterborough this past weekend was a good reminder of why I love this town. Thank you to everyone involved in the planning and execution of such a wonderful day. It was a day to truly enjoy what living in a close-knit … 0

Letters: This it to those in the middle

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

To the editor: I was going to write a letter extolling the virtues of Brown, Walt and Garcia to take New Hampshire forward. Then I realized that the R’s are going to vote that way and the D’s are not! So I thought I would appeal to those … 0