Peterborough: Flood stories sought for documentary

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

A documentary film project on flooding in the Monadnock region is underway and the film’s producers are looking for personal testimony. An event this weekend in Peterborough offers those with stories or photographs a chance to share their experiences about local flooding. “We are hoping to get 15 to 25 people who have memories about local flooding,” said John Harris, … 0

Peterborough: She’s on point

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Most eighth-grade students at South Meadow can’t wait to move onto high school, and experience their first relationships, learn to drive, and stay out late with friends. Not Lei-Lani Finch. “You can do more than that,” said the 13-year-old ballerina, who hopes to enroll in a dance academy in New York City sophomore … 0

Peterborough: Well School’s Bobcat bill heads to Senate floor

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Thanks to some civic-minded, animal-loving fourth- and fifth-grade students at The Well School, the bobcat is one step closer to becoming the state wildcat. On April 16, the Senate Rules, Enrolled Bills and Internal Affairs Committee unanimously approved HB423, which students from the independent elementary school in Peterborough lobbied their legislators to draft. The Senate plans to address the bill on the floor, … 0

Peterborough: Teacher of the year finalists announced

Monday, April 20, 2015

Peterborough Rotary has announced the finalists for the 2015 Teacher of the Year. Nine ConVal School District teachers have been chosen from nominations by peers, parents, and students. The finalists, in alphabetical order by school level, are: Emily Brnger, Jen Christensen, and Lynn Compton from the elementary schools; … 0

Peterborough: Woman Who Care meeting Thursday

Monday, April 20, 2015

100+ Women Who Care Peterborough Meeting has been scheduled for Thursday at the Hancock Meeting House Hall, Main Street, Hancock. The meeting will begin at 6, with registration from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., followed by a meeting to voted on the recipient of funds collected at the meeting. … 0

Peterborough: Dog obedience class starts Saturday

Monday, April 20, 2015

Reactive Rover, a dog obedience class, will be held at the Peterborough Community Center. This five-week class is designed for dogs that exhibit inappropriate behavior in the presence of other dogs or people. It is not for dogs with a bite history. Focus will be on changing the … 0

Viewpoint: In response to questions about two departures

Friday, March 20, 2015

While it’s unusual for me to speak publicly about internal operations at Monadnock Community Hospital, I want to dispel misconceptions about an issue that has become quite public: the departure of Drs. Scott Jaynes and Annika Brown. Dr. Jaynes and Dr. Brown of North Meadow Family Health have … 0

Thank You Notes: An outpouring of support

Thursday, April 2, 2015

To the editor: Thank you, friends, neighbors and business associates for honoring me with the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce Woman of the Year Award. It was a privilege to serve on the planning committee for Peterborough’s 275th Celebration and to also play a significant role in the … 0

Letters: Bobcats useful vs. Lyme disease

Thursday, April 9, 2015

To the editor: Kudos to Linda Dionne of Raymond for providing helpful information about where to write regarding saving the bobcat. At last we have a healthy predator, whose numbers have risen slightly, that can potentially bring down a few deer. What? Yes, deer. A bobcat, while small, … 0

Letter: Your kindness helps at this time

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

To the editor: To everyone who has supported us following the death of Donald H. Clough, Sr., we would like to express our sincere thanks and appreciation. Your many acts of kindness and sympathy continue to be a great comfort to us in our time of sorrow. We … 0

Viewpoint: A tonic for the Earth

Monday, April 20, 2015

Earth Day! The name conjures images of beautiful spring days with clear skies and fluffy clouds, and it has been evoking these images for 45 years. The first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970. For me, Earth Day also brings memories of later events in 1970, … 0

Editorial: Where do you stand, candidates?

Monday, April 20, 2015

We’re now a year and a half away from the 2016 presidential election, but potential candidates are already making their way through New Hampshire. All three of the declared Republican candidates were on hand — along with more than a dozen potentials who’ve yet to declare — at … 0

The way we were: The way we were: January, 1976

Friday, April 24, 2015

January 1976: Gov. Jimmy Carter of Georgia, candidate for president, visited the Peterborough Transcript office, accompanied by about a half dozen Secret Service agents and his own retinue. Seated at the table with him is Paul Cummings, publisher, … 0