Peterborough

Students in Brock Lambert's forensic science class test practice bloodstain pattern analysis.

ConVal: CSI meets summer school

Monday, July 27, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A metal rod dripping with blood. A bloody hammer. A red-stained, football-size rock. The objects are spread out on a sidewalk by the ConVal High School cafeteria. A student stands nearby, hands smeared red. This isn’t the ending of Stephen King’s latest horror novel. It’s Brock Lambert’s forensic science class — one of nine classes the high school … 0

Peterborough/Francestown/New Ipswich: Solar growth slows down

Monday, July 27, 2015

Uncertainty about the future of solar energy subsidies has put the brakes on its popularity in the region. Utilities will soon reach the state mandated net-metering cap, and legislation that would raise the cap is not expected to pass. Also, Gov. Maggie Hassan’s veto of the Legislature’s two-year budget proposal has put renewable energy rebates in limbo. And Congress has yet to rule … 0

Reimers Reason: What is timber trespass?

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Trees are valuable. They provide firewood and lumber, as well as privacy and beauty, but they also block scenic vistas and interfere with driveways and roads. For all of these reasons, nearly all landowners cut down trees from time to time. In New Hampshire law, there is something called “timber trespass.” Timber trespass … 0

peterborough: Traynor to speak on state of New Hampshire economy

Sunday, July 19, 2015

John Traynor, of People’s United Wealth Management, will present a talk at 6 p.m. on July 28 that will provide a macro-level overview of the state of the economy, and offer information that will allow for Monadnock region businesses to develop a better understanding of what to expect … 0

PETERBOROUGH: Do you believe in magic?

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Peterborough Town Library will host a special Magic Show for Unbelievers featuring Peter Boie on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Boie first became fascinated with magic at the age of 11 when he stumbled across a magic book at … 0

Peterborough: Is poverty tied to political corruption?

Monday, July 20, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Daniel Weeks knows he’s not an expert on poverty. But, a two-year, 10,000-mile journey across the country on a Greyhound bus showed the campaign finance reform activist that the U.S. poverty gap has as much to … 0

ConVal: ATC course offerings weighed

Monday, July 20, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Faced with declining enrollment at ConVal High School, administrators proposed offering more vocational classes, online classes and internships to offer an education they hope will attract more students to the district. “We feel strongly that an … 0

Baseball: Monadnock All-Stars head to finals

Monday, July 20, 2015

At the Babe Ruth State tournament in Rochester on Saturday, the Monadnock 13 year old All-Stars beat Barrington 17-2 in a mercy-shortened game in the 5th. On Sunday, in a game with a two-hour rain delay in the fifth inning, the All-Stars finally got the remainder of the … 0

Baseball: Jaffrey wins three straight to keep playoff hopes alive

Monday, July 20, 2015

Finding themselves down 3-2 against Contoocook Post 81 on Wednesday, Jaffrey scored 8 runs in the 5th and 4 more in the 6th. RBI doubles by Drew Rines, Dylan Bartlett and Will Clarke opened up the scoring and … 0

Track and field: Monadnock Milers host a Twilight Meet at Mascenic

Monday, July 20, 2015

On a threatening night on the Mascenic track a dozen hardened young athletes took to the track in this year’s only Twilight meet hosted by the Monadnock Milers. This abbreviated format included the Murphy Mile to start the … 0

Viewpoint: Override the veto

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

While the Legislature has been enjoying a well-deserved summer recess, legislative leadership, along with the governor and her staff have begun a series of meetings for the purpose of crafting a plan that would allow us to move forward in dealing with those parts of the budget on … 0

Peterborough: Court issues bench warrant

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

A $1,000 bench warrant has been issued for a Swanzey man charged with trafficking a half-kilogram of heroin who failed to appear at his arraignment July 6. Ryan Williams, 28, was out on $75,000 personal recognizance after his … 0

ConVal: Snell translates Cougar success to college career

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

The first week Sarah Snell played lacrosse, way back at tryouts in 2008, then-ConVal girls’ lacrosse coach Cher McClleland lined up all of the players on the sidelines. “We need a goalie,” said McClelland. Almost everyone turned away … 0