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Peterborough: Children’s magazine closing office

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

A Cricket Media employee confirmed Wednesday that Cobblestone’s Peterborough office will be closed sometime this summer. Cricket Media will be consolidating Cobblestone into Cricket Media’s location in Chicago, Illinois, according to Maggie Hatfield, a senior vice president of marketing for Cricket Media. Almost two years ago, Lou Waryncia, an editorial director for Cobblestone Publishing, told the Ledger-Transcript the children’s magazine publisher wasn’t leaving Peterborough, where it’s been since it was … 0

Conval: Number of administrators questioned

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Numerous residents are speaking up about the number of administrators the ConVal Regional School District employs and how much they are paid. These residents say the number of salaries and administrators are out of sync with the district’s waning student population. But Supt. Brendan Minnihan says the number of administrators are in line with other school districts throughout New Hampshire, and that number … 0

ConVal: Board rejects petition articles

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The number of students in the ConVal Regional School District has been declining for about a decade. Over the last several years, there has been conversation among the public and School Board about whether to close a middle or elementary school in response to the declining student population. And in the … 0

Dublin School: Wildcats roundup from last week’s action

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Boys’ basketball Dublin School hosted a deep squad from Cushing Academy on Wednesday, falling by a score of 79-53. All eight players scored for the Wildcats, led by young shooting guard Dylan Savage with 14 points, all coming in the second half. Hunter Bachman added 13 points and … 0

Antrim: Grapevine program urges good choices

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Parents of youth ages 9 to 14 years are invited to participate in a workshop called Guiding Good Choices, which will be held at Great Brook School beginning Thursday, Jan. 22, at 6 p.m. Research has show that this program is effective in improving family communication and preventing … 0

Dublin: Community, family dinner planned

Thursday, January 15, 2015

A homemade dinner will be served at the church in the center of town, the Dublin Community Church, on Feb. 24 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. All Dublin residents and neighboring town residents are invited. It is free and handicap accessible. In case of inclement weather, the dinner … 0

Peterborough: Windy Row gets $10,000 grant

Thursday, January 15, 2015

A $10,000 grant from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation will allow Windy Row Learning Center to provide the most current and extensive reading and math testing for children in the Monadnock Area who show signs of reading and math challenges, such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia. Dr. Cheryl … 0

Gas prices: Less pain at the pump

Monday, January 19, 2015

If you drive into Hometown Gas in Rindge, don’t surprised if you hear, “$1.99, can you believe this?” That’s what John Berry of Rindge yelled when he stepped out of his pickup truck on Wednesday. Hometown Gas is … 0

Keene: Monadnock Buy Local receives grant

Friday, January 16, 2015

Monadnock Buy Local recently received a grant from the Everett and Margaret H. Clement Family Fund and the Iola M. Hubbard Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation to conduct a Communications Audit. This audit will assess how Monadnock Buy Local is currently driving behavior change and discover … 0

Editorial: Devotion to a dream lives on

Monday, January 19, 2015

The region in which we live has long been known for its forward thinking. Great men and women, like Willa Cather, Mark Twain and Frederick Douglass, have made their homes, if only temporarily, in our towns. Others born and raised here embody that same tolerant, creative and universally … 0

Starting from Scratch: Winter is hard, on the farm

Friday, January 16, 2015

It feels like déjà vu here at Oxbow Farm in Dublin, with the pipes freezing again in the barn. You would think I would have learned my lesson from last year. It’s not like the severely cold weather … 0

Sustainable Steps: Learning from the past

Friday, January 16, 2015

During the year, I have so many ideas and concerns I would like to write about, but I am halfway into my lambing time and feel totally saturated by what is going on that I can write about … 0

Sustainable health: Many different names for sugar

Friday, January 16, 2015

Sugar is in the news again. I think by now we all understand that high fructose corn syrup has inundated our manufactured food supply, and is a big factor in many modern-day health issues: obesity, type 2 diabetes, … 0