Peterborough

Peterborough: College honors Bass’ gardening work

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Rosaly Bass is being honored for her life’s work as an organic farmer by Wells College in Aurora, New York, her alma mater. Bass has been selected to receive the Wells College Alumnae and Alumni Award for 2016. She is a member of the class of 1958. Rosaly’s Garden in Peterborough, which Bass founded in 1973, is the state’s oldest and largest certified organic farm, with 25 acres under cultivation. Bass’s farming experience and philosophy took root on the farm she grew up on in the Berkshires of Massachusetts. Her mother was a devoted organic gardener because she believed this approach was healthier for people …

Peterborough: Medical pot plant size slows process

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — Registration for the company certified to grow medical marijuana here has been delayed as the firm prepares its facility, which is more than twice the size of any other in the state, said its CEO. “Our facility is the largest by far in the state,” said John Glowik of Prime Alternative Treatment Centers of New Hampshire. “In the long run, we …

Peterborough: Two-car accident

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

A 2010 Ford Escape sits on a snowbank after it collided with a 2013 Hyundai Elantra on Jaffrey Road near Agway Tuesday afternoon. The driver of the Hyundai, Jessica Anderson, 40, of Peterborough, was brought by ambulance to Monadnock Community Hospital. She was treated for a head injury and released, said Peterborough Police …

Dog Tales: House training 101 for dogs, puppies

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Toilet training toddlers can be stressful. Some childcare centers won’t accept children unless they are using the toilet. Shopping of any kind can become a nightmare as your 3-year-old announces she has to go to the bathroom, which …

Peterborough: Birchwood Therapy now at Summerhill

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Colleen O’Connell, M.S., OTR/L, CEO and owner of Birchwood Therapy Services LLC will be at the Memory Cafe at Summerhill Assisted Living on Feb. 4 at 2 p.m. to discuss the differences between utilizing the Medicare A benefit and the Medicare B benefit, and to share what private …

PARENT WISE: Prevention starts at home

Thursday, January 28, 2016

I am all for drug and alcohol prevention being taught in our schools and taught early. The article in the Ledger-Transcript on Jan. 11 forces us to take a cold, hard look at the problem we are facing-and, …

Peterborough: Salon celebrates 30th year

Friday, January 29, 2016

On Feb. 4, 1986, Reflections West Salon opened for business next door to the Post Office in West Peterborough. To accommodate growth and prepare for the millennium, the salon relocated to the Peterborough Plaza on Route 101 in 1992. From pin curls to Pinterest and teasing to Twitter, …

Health: 8 tips to boost your immune system

Friday, January 29, 2016

If you want to dodge that office cold that is going around, or if at this time of year you are vulnerable to colds and flu, a better diet can help. 1. Fruits and vegetables. Unfortunately, many of …

Peterborough: Learn about Facebook at library

Saturday, January 30, 2016

A basic introduction to using the social media application Facebook will be offered at the Peterborough Town Library on Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. “Facebook 101” is designed for beginning users of electronic social media. The workshop, conducted by Library Director Corinne Chronopoulos, will explore the basics …

Nordic skiing: ConVal competes in skate, relay races

Monday, February 1, 2016

The ConVal Nordic ski team traveled to Plymouth High School on Saturday to compete in a 5K skate race in the morning and a 1K relay race in the afternoon. Edmund Pope skied for the ConVal boys, while …

Boys’ hockey: CV loses tight one to Laconia

Monday, February 1, 2016

ConVal boys’ hockey played a close game against a tough Laconia team on Wednesday night in Winchendon. Laconia had a great start, scoring two quick goals Jack Decormier and Josh Shevlin. Early in the second period, ConVal freshman …

Peterborough: International commerce focus of chamber breakfast

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Tina Kasim, program manager of the state’s Office of International Commerce, will be the featured speaker at the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce’s monthly breakfast on Wednesday. The breakfast will be held at the Monadnock Country Club from 7:30 to 9 a.m. As part of the New Hampshire …

Police Log: Peterborough — Feb. 2, 2016

Monday, February 1, 2016

Peterborough Friday, Jan. 22 Arrest: Kyle Larouche, 27, of Peterborough, turned himself in on a warrant charging him with conduct after an accident. Larouche was released on $1,500 personal recognizance. He is scheduled to appear in court on March 7. Arrest: Ginger St. Francis, 55, of Peterborough, was …