Peterborough

Paul Chabot is a retired dairy farmer who had one last opportunity to hang out with some cows Wednesday at the Pheasant Wood Center.

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 lot. The nurse wheeled him to a stop, and Chabot gazed up at the massive dairy cow in front of him. He … 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 a temporary, test amendment that could change come May voting. However, Monday’s Planning Board meeting … 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 the corner, Promoting Active Civic Engagement, which aims to carry on Granny D’s legacy, and … 0

South Meadow school: Sports tryouts Aug. 26-27

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Try outs for the South Meadow School boys and girls soccer teams and girls field hockey team will begin Aug. 26 and 27 on the South Meadow School athletic fields. All 6th, 7th or 8th grade boy or girl students are eligible to play. Try out times on … 0

ML: ML

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Peterborough Thursday, August 7 Warrant: The Milford Police Department arrested Angela Conroy, 39 of Wilton on a warrant from the Peterborough Police Department charging her with possession of marijuana. Conroy was processed, and released on $1,000 personal recognizance. She is scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 6. … 0

Viewpoint: Let’s let the numbers do the talking

Friday, August 8, 2014

I read this newspaper and it has had plenty of information written about the ConVal School District. I’ve researched and sourced facts that have been presented at School Board meetings and in newspaper articles and editorials. If any … 0

Letter: Our Town: 275 years in transition

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

To the editor: As Oct. 11 and the Our Town celebration of Peterborough’s 275th year approaches, I began to reflect on what made us what we are. I immediately began to add up what has happened in these 275 years, and ask the question: Are we all that … 0

Letter: Charity should begin at home

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

To the editor: Reading the paper about the Selbys adopting the Congolese child. Why? There so many children here in the U.S.A. that need our help, if not adoption. I admire them for wanting to help, but we should take care of our own first. Betty Myhaver Spring … 0

Viewpoints: Scouting trip to Curacao changed my life

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The adventure is over, but the memories are sure to last a lifetime! My participation in the 15th Caribbean Jamboree in Curacao this summer was absolutely amazing. Let me start at the beginning. As one of 15 Boy … 0

Letter: Re: “Man rescues dog from a canal”

Friday, August 15, 2014

To the editor: If Mr. Michael Boyd was in control of his dog as per a town ordinance he wouldn’t have put himself or his dog in danger. The ordinance says he is supposed to have control of his dog and, in the article, he states he took … 0

Letter: Please reconsider recycling policy

Friday, August 15, 2014

To the editor: Peterborough Public Works Director Rodney Bartlett’s recent directive prohibiting employees of the Peterborough Recycling Center from acting on requests by residents to salvage and set aside particular items was undoubtedly well-intentioned. However, the consequences of the directive seem to us to be similar to throwing … 0

Letter: My take on this recycling business

Friday, August 15, 2014

To the editor: As a long time recycler and picker, I just want to say that Scott Bradford and his crew do a fine job there, and the center is a model for the state and country on how to run a efficient and fun center. I have … 0

Editorial: Reduce, reuse, recycle — reality

Monday, August 18, 2014

It’s hard to fault Peterborough Recycling Center Manager Scott Bradford and his staff for wanting to find ways to reuse material that residents bring in to throw away. The center’s metal and lumber piles can be a treasure trove for those with imagination and the willingness to sift … 0