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Students in Brock Lambert's forensic science class test practice bloodstain pattern analysis.

ConVal: CSI meets summer school

Monday, July 27, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A metal rod dripping with blood. A bloody hammer. A red-stained, football-size rock. The objects are spread out on a sidewalk by the ConVal High School cafeteria. A student stands nearby, hands smeared red. This isn’t the ending of Stephen King’s latest horror novel. It’s Brock Lambert’s forensic science class — one of nine classes the high school … 0

Peterborough/Francestown/New Ipswich: Solar growth slows down

Monday, July 27, 2015

Uncertainty about the future of solar energy subsidies has put the brakes on its popularity in the region. Utilities will soon reach the state mandated net-metering cap, and legislation that would raise the cap is not expected to pass. Also, Gov. Maggie Hassan’s veto of the Legislature’s two-year budget proposal has put renewable energy rebates in limbo. And Congress has yet to rule … 0

Reimers Reason: What is timber trespass?

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Trees are valuable. They provide firewood and lumber, as well as privacy and beauty, but they also block scenic vistas and interfere with driveways and roads. For all of these reasons, nearly all landowners cut down trees from time to time. In New Hampshire law, there is something called “timber trespass.” Timber trespass … 0

Peterborough: ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’ by ACT in the park

Monday, July 20, 2015

The 8th season of Shakespeare in the Park presented by Actors’ Circle Theatre will feature William Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost” with free performances in Depot Park for two weekends in August. The play, directed by Wendy Almeida of New Ipswich, is a comedy about Ferdinand, the King of … 0

Peterborough: Trailers screening at Community Theatre

Monday, July 20, 2015

The Peterborough Community Theatre will be featuring a full hour of movie trailers for upcoming films on Monday, Aug. 3, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at no charge to the public. Those who love watching previews are welcome to stop by and watch as many or as few … 0

Peterborough: ‘Mr. Mac’ honored with dance, dinner

Monday, July 20, 2015

A special contra dance in honor of musician Bob McQuillen who passed away in 2014 will be held at South Meadow School on Aug.1. The double dance and dinner will raise money for a scholarship named for McQuillen. The dance will begin at 3:30 p.m. with the Quilltones … 0

Police Logs: Peterborough — July 23, 2015

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Peterborough Monday, July 13 Hit and run: At 5:12 p.m., a resident said another vehicle hit her car in her driveway on Concord Street Friday afternoon. Police are investigating for conduct after accident. Fraud: At 6:09 p.m., a Hancock woman said a gym in Milford charged her credit … 0

Peterborough: ‘Into the Woods Jr.’ on stage at ConVal

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

ConVal Drama will present a production of “Into the Woods, Jr.” in the Lucy Hurlin Theatre at ConVal High School. This production is presented in association with ConVal Summer Academy and features the second annual collaboration between ConVal … 0

Peterborough: Dunholter exhibit opens

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

“Balance,” an exhibit of works by artist Soosen Dunholter of Peterborough, will be on view at the Firehouse Art Gallery, Newburyport, Masachusetts, beginning today. An artist’s reception is scheduled for Saturday, July 25, from 3 to 5 p.m. The title of the exhibit is demostrated in the arrangement … 0

Peterborough: Stanway to visit Toadstool with two new books

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Author Eric Stanway will visit the Toadstool Bookshop to discuss two new books on Saturday at 2 p.m. The city of Gardner, Massachusetts, has long been known as a forefront in the furniture manufacturing industry. In “Dark Tales Of Gardner” Stanway takes readers on a trip through the … 0

Baseball: Umpire certification clinic runs in August

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The New Hampshire Baseball Umpires Association will be putting on a three-day umpire clinic to certify umpires to work high school, Varsity, Junior Varsity, Freshman and Prep school games during the 2016 season. The clinic will start on Aug. 14 at 6 p.m. at Keene State. To register … 0

Letters: Who’s worse?

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

To the editor: As usual, demonstrating his bacterium level of intelligence and colossal cognitive dissonance, our closet-Muslim and domestic terrorist Barry Soetoro, while asserting that potential victims should be defenseless through further infringements on their Second Amendment civil rights, fails to recognize that the illegal alien foreign invaders, … 0

Letter: The moral right to say no

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

To the editor: The introduction of a gas pipeline through southern New Hampshire is not just a local issue, but a global one. In many places worldwide, the fossil fuel industry is imposing its will on often unwilling populations. As countries begin to move to renewable energy sources, … 1