Rev. Robert Marrone displays his watercolor of the Union Congregational Church, where he is the new settled pastor.

Peterborough: Marrone brings an artistic touch to UCC community

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Many Americans no longer view church as the heart of a community, says the Rev. Robert Marrone of the United Congregational Church. And that’s something he’s hoping to change. “[But] I actually believe the church is as important or more important because of what it offers in a world that’s fractured, in a world that’s divided,” says Marrone. … 0

Jaffrey: Guilty plea expected in heroin dealing case

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

One of two men allegedly caught dealing heroin in the area is expected to plead guilty, according to court documents. Alan D. Wheeler, 26, of Jaffrey is scheduled to appear at the Cheshire Superior Court, Keene next Wednesday for a plea and sentencing hearing for a special felony controlled drug charge. Wheeler has agreed to enter a guilty plea and serve two to … 0

Peterborough: Larger student body leads to staffing issues

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — With classes like industrial arts and consumer family at South Meadow School too large to be safe, additional arts classes are being proposed. But first the district’s business manager must find the money to pay for a second arts teacher. Katherine Fox is South Meadow’s only art teacher, after district officials … 0

ML: Real estate transfers, July 2015

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

The following are real estate transfers for the month of July. Antrim 389 Clinton Road; Land & Bldg; $65,089; Household Finance Corp 2 to Scott Burnside. 55 Main St.; Land & Bldg; $340,000; Ascentria Community Svcs to Sobriety Centers Of NH. Bennington 69 Birch Glen Drive #; Condominium; … 0

Opioid conferences to train, educate medical providers

Thursday, August 27, 2015

A series of regional opioid education conferences intended to help stem the tide of addiction by improving provider training has been announced by Gov. Maggie Hassan, along with officials at Catholic Medical Center, in partnership with the Boston University School of Medicine and the New England High Intensity … 0

Peterborough: Health screenings available Sept. 18

Monday, August 31, 2015

Life Line Screening will hold screenings at Union Congregational Church, 33 Concord St., on Sept. 18. Residents can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other chronic, serious conditions. Call 1-877-237-1287 or visit Pre-registration is required. Screenings can check for the level of plaque … 0

Peterborough: Brain injury group tonight at MCH

Monday, August 31, 2015

The Peterborough Brain Injury Group will meet tonight, the first Tuesday of the month, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Conference Room 1 & 2 at Monadnock Community Hospital. For more information, call Tom Badgley at 588-2979 … 0

Football: CV middle school squad drops season opener

Monday, August 31, 2015

ConVal’s middle school football team kicked off Saturday morning against Concord. ConVal lost 32-6. The defense was led by Andrew Skillings, who made the lion’s share of tackles in the game. “He played extremely well on defense,” said … 0

Peterborough: So you think you can dance?

Monday, August 31, 2015

Ballroom dancing is more popular now more than ever, thanks to shows like “Dancing With The Stars” and “So You Think You Can Dance.” Now, the Peterborough Recreation Department is getting in on the fun with a new class instructed by Rich Clough. Today’s rock, rhythm, and blues … 0

Peterborough: Hearth cooking series begins Sept. 12

Saturday, August 29, 2015

The Phoenix Mill House will be open on Sept. 12 for the first of the Monadnock Center’s Fall 2015 Hearth Cooking Saturdays. The September menu will focus on harvesting the autumn’s bounty and preservation techniques that would have been used to carry the Mill House family through the … 0

Peterborough: Chamber breakfast tomorrow at theater

Monday, August 31, 2015

This month’s Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce’s Breakfast Forum will be held Wednesday at the historic Peterborough Community Theatre from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. The keynote speaker will be Matthew Newton, director of the State of New Hampshire Film and Television Office. Newton and the New Hampshire … 0


Monday, August 31, 2015

Sun power The second phase of Microspec’s solar array is expected to go live next week, allowing for the company to produce an estimated 50 percent of its energy needs through sun power. The company recently had an … 0

Police Log: Peterborough — September 1, 2015

Monday, August 31, 2015

Peterborough Friday, August 21 DWI: At 5:13 a.m., N.H. State Police observed a 2002 Buick Century driving on the wrong side of the road on Route 101 near the T-Bird convenience store, also known as Carr’s Store. While Officer Martin Kolb was en route, the driver, Erica Dion, … 0