Halloween: Scary stories from local students

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Monadnock madness by Wolfgang Morlock of Rindge age 11 Applewild School Fitchburg, Mass. One day there were three kids.They were 11,12 and 13 year olds. When they were climbing up Mount Monadnock suddenly there was a crazy wind and the wind was howling. Then they looked and saw why - a helicopter was above them it was loud and it made them cold. Then the helicopter dropped something it landed … 0

Peterborough: Anonymous donor gives library $50K

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The Peterborough Town Library received a “wonderful surprise” last month, according to Marcia Patten, chair of the library’s Board of Trustees. An anonymous donor donated $50,000 to the library in September, and the trustees unanimously voted earlier this month that the money would be used to pay for a rough design of the library’s renovation, according to a press release from Corinne Chronopoulos, … 0

Peterborough: Sanborn: ‘We need a culture shift’

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — On Tuesday, N.H. Senator Andy Sanborn (R-Bedford) faces Democratic challenger Lee Nyquist of New Boston for the District 9 seat. Sanborn has been a state senator since 2010 and in 2012 he narrowly defeated Nyquist in the race for the Dist. 9 seat, with just 213 more votes. The Ledger-Transcript editorial … 0

Peterborough: Graffiti cleanup is ‘teachable moment’

Monday, October 27, 2014

John Cronin is using someone spray painting graffiti in the woods above Adams Playground to teach his three young daughters about caring for their community themselves. The Peterborough resident isn’t even concerned about who keeps spray painting rocks … 0

Peterborough: Chimney fire handled with little damage

Monday, October 27, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A chimney fire on 33 East Hill Road did virtually no damage to the residence, according to fire officials. At about 9:06 a.m., Peterborough Fire Department responded to the residence for a reported chimney fire that … 0

Peterborough: Saving the Stone Barn

Monday, October 27, 2014

No matter which direction you drive on Old Street Road, you can’t miss the Stone Barn. It’s an imposing and swelling structure that was modeled after another barn in Bar Harbor, Maine. The history of Peterborough’s Stone Barn … 0

Hillsborough County Attorney: Reining in costs, improving technology are key

Monday, October 27, 2014

Patricia M. LaFrance Occupation: Hillsborough County Attorney Time living in town: Hillsborough County, 19 years Previously elected offices: Hillsborough County Attorney Other qualifications: 13-plus years as a felony prosecutor, hundreds of convictions, named 2014 N.H. County Attorney of the Year, endorsed by Hillsborough County Chiefs of Police Association … 0

N.H. Senate District 9: Expanded gambling is not the answer

Monday, October 27, 2014

Andy Sanborn, R-Bedford Occupation: Small business owner Time living in town: New Hampshire resident for my whole life! Previously elected offices: State Senate 2010-2014 Other qualifications: Background in business and finance, business owner for 24 years, State Senator for four years, traditional New Hampshire Yankee common sense. Answer … 0

Reimers’ Reason: ‘See you in court’

Monday, October 27, 2014

If anyone threatens you with the old cliché, “I’ll see you in court!,” you might respond, “Which court?” Even in New Hampshire there are many different courts, and not all of them involve a judge in a black robe. In a broad sense of the word, a “court” … 0

Keene: Kendall takes over staffing job at TPI

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Susan V. Kendall, CPC has been named director of administrative staffing and recruiting at TPI Staffing Group, headquartered in Keene. Kendall is a certified personnel consultant with more than 25 years of administrative personnel experience. Kendall was the founder and president of GFI Professional Staffing Services — originally … 0

letters: Kuster is not the way to go

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

To the editor: Habitually, Annie Kuster demonstrates her contempt for the Constitution, the rule of law, and common sense. As part of the corrupt Republican and Democrat ruling duopoly, when she derides Marilinda Garcia for wanting to eliminate the wasteful federal Department of Education and speaks of “investing” … 0

letters: Carpenter a unique candidate

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

To the editor: Gary Carpenter is an interesting guy. A longtime resident of Peterborough, Gary is running, as an independent, for the New Hampshire House. It is a brave and unusual path to the state house. Ordinarily, one is identified with one party or the other, but Gary … 0

Peterborough: Seminar on starting a business tonight

Monday, October 20, 2014

Gary Carpenter of Mind Whistle has organized a two hour business learning and networking opportunity called “Reclaim Your Life Through Business Enterprise.” Learn to seek out and use a local support network, discover hidden pitfalls and how to avoid them, ask questions to learn about franchise opportunities and … 0