Peterborough

Two people were taken to Monadnock Community Hospital after their car was hit on East Mountain Road when as it pulled out of a driveway.

Peterborough: Crash sends two to MCH

Monday, April 21, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A husband and wife from Peterborough were taken to Monadnock Community Hospital for treatment after an accident on East Mountain Road early Thursday afternoon. According to Peterborough police, Luis Aguilera, 66, of Peterborough, driving a 2012 Toyota Camry, pulled out from a driveway on Mountain Road, and his car was hit by a 2007 Volvo station wagon driven … 0

Conval: School Board hopes for smoother sailing this year

Monday, April 21, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — At the first meeting of the Selectmen’s Advisory Committee to the ConVal School Board in the wake of voters’ rejection of the board’s 2014 budget proposal, School Board member Myron Steere of Greenfield promised that things will be done differently in the coming year. Steere, who will be serving as chair of the Budget and Property Committee this year, said he … 0

Football: Landau to take the helm at ConVal

Monday, April 21, 2014

Paul Landau will be ConVal’s new head football coach, Athletic Director Mark Swasey announced on Saturday. Landau joined the ConVal program last season as an offensive and defensive line coach and was named assistant head coach during the season. Landau will take over for Ryan McCartney, who has left ConVal after two years … 0

Peterborough: Library offers vacation week programs

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The Peterborough Town Library is offering three special programs for families during the week of April Vacation: On Monday, at 10:30 a.m. Peter Boie, Magician for Non-Believers, will perform a magic show for all ages. His unique show has been called “hysterical, captivating, witty and astonishing.” He is … 0

Peterborough/Lyndeborough: Annual roadside trash pickups

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Peterborough’s annual Earth Day roadside litter pick-up is April 18-22 this year. Families, neighbors, school, church and company teams typically adopt a section of road. About 80 of Peterborough’s 90 miles of roads have been officially adopted by volunteers committed to the annual spring pick-up. For a few … 0

Court log: April 8, 2014

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Greenfield police Joshua Forand, 26, of New Boston, operating without a valid license, $124. Whitney Horak, 19, of Lyndeborough, possession of marijuana, $560 with $250 suspended for 12 months on the condition of no further misdemeanors or felonies and no violations for serious or alcohol-related matters; transporting an … 0

Viewpoint: ‘If you want the service, you have to pay for it’

Thursday, April 10, 2014

When Gary and I were paying the bills the other day, we started talking about the ever-rising costs for services. Seems like we’re paying more for so many things. The satellite TV service has gone up $15 a month since we signed on a few years ago. Our … 0

Letter:

Monday, April 14, 2014

To the editor: It is Monday morning, April 14 and it is sunny and warm, and the downtown parking lot by the theater is full. However, the 10 spaces the town developed for parking down by the firehouse are empty. I guess it’s just too much to walk … 0

Viewpoint: Watch out for zoning amendments

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

To the voters of the town of Peterborough: At the 2014 Town Meeting of Peterborough to be held on Tuesday, May 13, voters will be asked to vote on the 11 zoning amendments proposed by the Peterborough Planning Board and three amendments proposed by private individuals. All of … 0

Letter: Let’s find a way for all to be heard

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

To the editor: As he has stated, Mr. Butch Estey is indeed very fortunate to have beaten throat cancer; having a permanent change in vocal ability can be debilitating and frustrating at times. But I doubt this applies to some School Board members or administrators, who can barely … 0

Viewpoint: Food banks have increasing need for nonperishables

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The newest guests at the Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter in Peterborough are a family. They heard about MATS at The River Center, where our case manager, Susan, now participates — connecting community members to resources they need, as … 0

Viewpoint: Possibilities, fresh perspectives abound

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

It is spring. Wow! I just want to be outdoors as much as I can, soaking in the sun, enjoying the warm temperatures. A nice walk and I am feeling refreshed and energized. Spring will do that for … 0

Hancock: School leader’s loss felt

Monday, April 14, 2014

Friends and colleagues in the Monadnock region are mourning the loss of Tom Brennan, a former Hancock resident who served as assistant principal at Peterborough Middle School and principal at Conant High School in Jaffrey before going on … 0