Peterborough

Ben Haubrich of Francestown stands atop Rose Mountain in Lyndeborough, admiring the view (Photo courtesy Emily Hague)

Lyndeborough: Funds raised to purchase Rose Mountain

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Thrills may be found on Blueberry Hill, but the blueberries are found on Rose Mountain. Rose Mountain is named for Abram Rose, and was once used to support sheep flocks, and later was the site of dozens of commercial blueberries bushes. The berries were shipped to Boston to be sold in the early 1900s, right up until the 1950s. Many … 0

Pipeline: Feeling the ripple effect

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Even though Cathy Lanigan doesn’t live in a town that will be traversed by Kinder Morgan’s Northeast Energy Direct pipeline project, she defiantly displays several “Stop the Pipeline” signs on her lawn on Concord Street. “If I don’t want it in my backyard, why somebody else’s?” she said, citing concerns about the pipeline’s … 0

Mason: ZBA again denies rehearing for Marty’s

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Zoning Board of Adjustment has now twice denied a request for a rehearing from Marty’s Driving Range. Marty’s, co-owned by Martin Ruggiero and his daughter Nicole Ruggiero, both of Mason, applied for a variance last month to hold twice-weekly outdoor concerts at the business, which includes a driving range, a restaurant, an outdoor bar, an ice cream stand and batting cages. The … 0

ConVal: Board nixes change in district billing policy

Monday, June 29, 2015

After a Temple Selectwoman faulted the ConVal School District in May with incorrectly billing each of the nine towns for enrollment, she recommended the district use current, preliminary enrollment numbers instead of finalized ones from the year before. The rest of the Selectmen’s Advisory Committee squashed Gail Cromwell’s … 0

Peterborough: Two rescued from summit

Monday, June 29, 2015

Two Amherst hikers and their dog were rescued near the summit of Pack Monadnock, after the 17-year-olds got lost at night on the Wapack Trail. Peterborough and Temple Police found Elizabeth Silvis-Chandley and Elizabeth Maloney uninjured at about 10 p.m. Friday. The teenagers started hiking the Wapack Trail … 0

Peterborough: Conflict-resolution teacher named pioneer in her field

Friday, June 19, 2015

Peterborough mediator, conflict resolution teacher and author Dr. Tammy Lenski has been recognized by the New England Association for Conflict Resolution with their highest honor, the Pioneer Award. Described as innovative and trailblazing by the association, Lenski received … 0

Peterborough police log: June 25, 2015

Monday, June 29, 2015

Peterborough Saturday, June 13 Suspicious incident: At 12:33 p.m., an anonymous caller said a man was carrying a gun in his back pocket at the Shell gas station on Wilton Road. Officer Martin Kolb could not find the man. Noise complaint: At 5:15 p.m., a caller reported a … 0

Soccer: ConVal takes U13 crown

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The Conval Soccer Club U13 team won the Finals to become the Spring NH Soccer League Division 1 U13 Champions Sunday June 21. They beat a tough Hooksett team to win 2-1. Goals in the final match were … 0

Peterborough: Job Fair at The River Center with Masiello Employment

Friday, June 26, 2015

Are you looking for a new job opportunity? Meet the staff of Masiello Employment Services at a job fair July 8 at 3 p.m. at the River Center in Peterborough. They are looking to match candidates to dozens of open positions. Can’t make it July 8? Visit the … 0

Peterborough: Come build a fairy a home

Friday, June 26, 2015

Families are invited to a workshop to make fairy houses on July 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture. The Monadnock Center will provide foundations and building materials like twigs, bark, stones, string, and clay. Participants can take their fairy … 0

PETERBOROUGH: Independence Day Ceremony at the Monadnock Center

Friday, June 26, 2015

Celebrate the Independence Day holiday with a tradition that goes back to 1926 at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Saturday, July 4, at 10 a.m. The Independence Day program begins with a flag raising by the Sea Cadets and reading of the Declaration of Independence … 0

BASEBALL: Post 11 tops Bedford, splits with Plymouth

Monday, June 29, 2015

Jaffrey Legion baseball won its home opener against top-ranked Bedford, 3-2. In their home opener, Post 11 scored a run in the first when pitcher JP Record knocked in Kyle Dupuis who had reached on a walk and … 0

Peterborough: Nia NH moves to Milford

Monday, June 29, 2015

Nia NH, owned by Peterborough’s Lisa Jones, is moving from 110 Route 101A Amherst to Universal Kempo Federation at 555 Elm St. in Milford. The current Nia technique and belly dancing classes offered at the Nia NH Amherst … 0