Peterborough

Director of Public Works Rodney Bartlett addressed the crowd about a potential parking lot project on Grove Street.

Peterborough: Parking lot plan goes to public

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Town officials presented a plan in public hearings Tuesday night to use Downtown TIF District funds to pay for costs associated with a new parking lot off Grove Street, including purchasing a downtown lot for the purpose as well as construction for a total of $1,143,562. The town proposed the latest plan for a new parking lot, a … 0

Peterborough: Net budget proposal up 2.3 percent at $4,878,717

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The Budget Committee and Select Board presented the proposed operating budget to the public on Tuesday, showing an increase of 2.3 percent in the proposed net budget from last year to this year. According to the budget report, this year’s proposed net budget is $4,878,717 as compared to $4,771,140 last year. … 0

ConVal: Petitions 8, 9 by the numbers

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

If the public votes to approve a warrant petition article to close Great Brook School, the ConVal School District would save at least $1,682,880 each year from closing the middle school in Antrim, according to a report the District Model Study Committee published in 2012. Another petition article — to lift from Article … 0

Letters: Janine Lesser for School Board

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

To the editor: It is a sad day when people do not care enough about the next generation to run for School Board. Fortunately, a fine write-in candidate has stepped forward for the Peterborough seat on the ConVal board. Janine Lesser cares about kids; she has three of … 0

Letter: The future of the Conval Schools

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

To the editor: Often it is real easy to see a few trends. Adjust here and there and there it is. In some ways it is extremely hard to make projections. The threat of another international war is serious stuff. Congress and the president of our country seem … 0

Viewpoint: What’s next for Temple?

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

I’ve been thinking about Temple a bit lately and about the changes the town has seen in the past couple decades. Temple’s economic base and its economic management have both changed a great deal in that time, the latter more recently. Two generations ago, Temple still had considerable … 0

Viewpoint: Change isn’t easy, but it is necessary

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

“Get your facts first then distort them as you please.” — Mark Twain I value public education — an excellent, equitable and fiscally responsible public education for all students, not only in the ConVal District but at both the state and national level as well. I have attended … 1

Letters: Great Brook is valued

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

I am so disappointed in the people who seem to think they can decide what is best for the students in the ConVal School District. I have yet to see the financial breakdown of their findings, which makes me feel as though the wool is being pulled over … 0

Dublin School: ML

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

On Feb. 25, the Dublin School Snowboard team took to their own hill, Crotched Mountain, for the last Lakes Region Slopestyle Competition of this season. This competition was the first that Crotched and Dublin School partnered up to host. The team competed against Brewster Academy, New Hampton School, … 0

Peterborough: Cal Ripken baseball signups open now

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Peterborough Cal Ripken Baseball registrations are available at Little Roy’s, Steele’s and on the web at www.peterboroughbaseball.org. Registration deadline is March 15. Boys and girls from Peterborough and Sharon ages 4-12 as of May 1 are welcome to play. For more information, please contact Scott Jaynes at sjaynes@northmeadowfh.com. … 0

Peterborough: ML

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

A picture of Peterborough’s Vintage but powerfull snowblower widening a road in Peterborough and i would ,along with many others i’m sure, Thank the Peterborough Highway Dept for keeping the town clear after one heck of a snowy … 0

Peterborough: Vigil prays for the Foleys, injured in a Florida crash

Monday, March 2, 2015

As Patrick and Lisa Foley, both 47, and residents of Peterborough, recover in Florida from a three-car crash that seriously injured them on Feb. 7, several dozen of their friends congregated at Divine Mercy Parish in Peterborough to … 0

Greenfield: Rock injury gives man whole new outlook

Monday, March 2, 2015

Could you look at a football-sized rock flying through your windshield, smashing you in the head, and nearly ending your life as a “bizarre gift?” Adam Lecomte can. The Peterborough resident and Greenville native said Thursday the December … 0