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Antrim: $12.5M Fred Fuller deal goes through

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Customers of Fred Fuller Oil and Propane Co. will not have to worry about staying warm this snowy weekend. Rymes Propane and Oil’s purchase of the home heating oil company seeking bankruptcy was finalized in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Antrim-based Rymes is now the largest oil company in New Hampshire. Bill Gannon, Fred Fuller’s attorney, said Wednesday that Rymes Propane purchased Fuller Oil for about $12.5 million. Gannon … 0

Power outages plague the region before turkey day

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

A blanket of white snow Wednesday morning quickly turned into a winter whiteout for drivers, businesses and residents on the day before Thanksgiving. The weather was brought by Winter Storm Cato, which moved up the Eastern U.S. throughout the day. By about 4 p.m., Cato had already dumped seven inches of wet, heavy … 0

ANTRIM: Sentences in forgery, drug cases

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Two area residents have been sentenced to serve time in the Cheshire County House of Corrections, according to recent dispositions on file at the Cheshire County Superior Court in Keene. Paightlin Bergeron, 21, of Antrim was sentenced on Sept. 10 to a minimum of 18 months to three years in the New Hampshire State Prison; her jail time was suspended for five years … 0

Letters: Support made the challenge happen

Thursday, November 20, 2014

To the editor: The Mariposa Museum’s fourth annual Geography Challenge brought 150 people to the Town House last Saturday to cheer on nine teams in spirited competition. We had fun, learned a lot and raised money for the Mariposa’s education programs. Thank you to all who competed, attended, … 0

Letter: Snowmobile Club says thanks

Thursday, November 20, 2014

To the editor: The Crotched Mountain Ridge Runners Snowmobile Club of Greenfield had a very successful Turkey Raffle on Nov. 14. Our success was the result of donations from many supporters. Thank you to: Rick & Diane’s Pizzeria, Hillsboro Ford, Laurie MacKeigan of Houghton Farms, S.M. Atherton Auto … 0

Peterborough/Wilton: Founding farmers

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

WILTON — Nowadays, community supported agriculture is everywhere. It’s a basic concept. Members pay for their goods upfront, so that farmers have some capital to start their growing season. And in return, members of the community supported agriculture, … 0

Peterborough: National award for green energy

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Peterborough is the only town nationwide being recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for purchasing green power — electricity from renewable sources like solar, wind and geothermal that do not emit greenhouse gases. The EPA announced Wednesday that Peterborough is one of nine entities across the country … 0

Peterborough: Architects meet with library stakeholders

Friday, November 14, 2014

Andy Buchsbaum and Gary Corey of Centerline Architects based in Bennington, Vermont, visited Peterborough on Nov. 7 and met with representatives of various Library of the Future stakeholder groups, including town officials, to discuss ideas for a preliminary … 0

Hancock/Peterborough: Helping tell a survivor’s story

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

‘Five Bullets” is a story that Larry Duberstein of Hancock has been trying to tell for more than 40 years. When he was eight years old and saw the string of numbers tattooed on his uncle’s forearm, he … 0

Backyard Birder: Invitation to a journey

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

I write on a cold, rainy Monday morning, November 17. Exactly 20 years ago the Monadnock Ledger front page previewed, “New column for bird watchers...Page 15.” That very first Backyard Birder piece was titled, “Bird-watching: A journey into a different and colorful world.” The word “journey” is a … 0

Peterborough: Students need community support

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

After a survey from last year showed that alcohol use at the high school is increasing, over 10 percent of students have had serious suicidal thoughts in the last year, and over three percent of students have tried … 0

Peterborough: Fire Dept. inspection fees on the rise

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — The Fire Department is increasing how much it charges for almost all of its inspections and permits, including now charging $45 to have fuel oil or large propane tanks inspected and $10 more for an assembly permit for restaurants and churches. Peterborough Fire Chief Ed Walker … 0

Conval: District revamps report cards

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

For the first time in more than 20 years, every elementary school in the ConVal School District will be using the same report card this year. According to a school district press release, a group of teachers, administrators, parents, and special education staff began working two years ago … 0