Peterborough

Voters came out to support their primary candidates on Tuesday.

Primary day: Trump triumphs; Sanders surges

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Cars honk and people wave and shout “Bernie!” out their car window at a small group of campaigners boasting tall signs stacked with Bernie Sanders’ name. “We’ve been getting a lot of that,” said Mary Allen of Antrim, as she stood roadside across the street from the Town Hall on voting day. Allen has been a campaign volunteer for the …

Peterborough: There’s power in presence

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Is it possible to get back that feeling of being part of a neighborhood that baby boomers so often reminisce about, or have TV, the Internet and all the gadgets we use to go online captured too much of our attention? More than a few groups in the Monadnock region say neighborliness is …

Peterborough: Rec department sees revenue dip

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — The Recreation Department expects to collect about $50,000 less revenue next fiscal year, as the population in town continues to age. “There are fewer kids in the school system,” said Jeff King, the recreation director. “The senior programs don’t generate revenue like the kids programs do.” The department expects revenue next fiscal year to be $50,630 less than this year — …

Well School: Keep it 100

Friday, February 5, 2016

Well School students in grades kindergarten, first grade, and second grade participated in activities including the number 100 to celebrate the 100th day of school on Feb. 2. Students strung 100 Fruit Loops on a string, build a …

Antrim: Residents to meet about town’s future

Friday, February 5, 2016

Together with UNH Cooperative Extension, residents of Antrim are planning a community profile. According to profile steering group Co-chair Michael Rondeau, “This is a process by which residents take stock of where they are today and forge a vision for the future.” The Community Profile Project culminates with …

Peterborough / Rindge: Reusable bag program supports CVTC

Friday, February 5, 2016

Contoocook Valley Transportation Company, headquartered in Peterborough, has been selected as February’s beneficiary of the Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag program. CVTC will receive $1 from each blue Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag purchased at the Rindge Hannaford. This is an opportunity for CVTC, not only to raise funds, but …

February programs at Cheshire Museum

Monday, February 8, 2016

The following events take place in February at the Cheshire Children’s Museum Saturday and Sunday, 12-2 p.m. Share cocoa and make snowman crafts with someone you love. ∎ Feb. 16-27. Eric Carle’s Vacation Week Extravaganza with the walk through book “The Mixed Up Chameleon,” paper painting workshops and make …

Jaffrey: Friendly Meals set for Feb. 18

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Jaffrey Friendly Meals for seniors will be held on Feb. 18 at the VFW Post on Hathorn Road in Jaffrey. The Friendly Meal will be served at noon. The menu will be Yankee pot roast with gravy, rosemary potatoes, carrots and strawberry shortcake for dessert. A Nurse …

Achievement:

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Cassandra Cutting of Peterborough, studying musical theater, and Sarah Dugas of Temple, undeclared, were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Nazareth College, Rochester, New York. …

Local scholars on UNH dean’s list

Monday, February 1, 2016

The following student has been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of New Hampshire, Durham: Highest honors: from Francestown: Jamie Ammon, Daniel Taylor; Jaffrey: Rebecca Migotsky; Lyndeborough: Samantha Blais, Victoria Lorvig; Mason: Alexander Tamulonis; New Ipswich: Michael Bara, Caitlin Demmons; Peterborough: Lillian …

Police Log: Peterborough — Feb. 9, 2016

Monday, February 8, 2016

Peterborough Friday, Jan. 29 Beep: A resident of Grove Street said the driver of a white car honked their horn at him at 10:17 a.m., but could not provide Sgt. Vint Boggis with more information. The resident wanted police to find the driver and speak to him. Driver …

letters: Rein in spending by corporations

Monday, February 1, 2016

To the editor: An open letter to all elected officials: Revoking corporate charters is a pleasure and responsibility elected officials may want to learn more about. It’s been too long since we the people have been able to effectively advocate for the quality of life our children deserve. …

Viewpoint: N.H. executives urge reauthorization of Medicaid

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

We write in support of House Bill 1696, which will reauthorize the state’s unique version of Medicaid expansion, the New Hampshire Health Protection Plan. A healthy workforce is a productive workforce. The health of New Hampshire’s residents is …