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Greenville / Rindge / Mason: ConComs sign anti-pipeline letter

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

A band of 35 Conservation Commissions across the state have sent a letter to Gov. Maggie Hassan, expressing their opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that would be sited through the southern half of the state. “From all over New Hampshire — the North Country to the Seacoast, from the Upper Valley and across central and southern New Hampshire, 35 town Conservation Commissions are standing together to oppose NED …

Rindge: Police issue warrant for Town Common damage

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

The Police Department has officially issued a warrant for the driver who allegedly destroyed two benches on the Town Common in July. The warrant was issued for Daniel Antilla, 21, of Gardner, Massachusetts. Antilla will face six charges total: two counts of criminal mischief: vandalism, two counts of reckless operation, and two counts of conduct after an accident. According to police, Antilla has …

Jaffrey: Guilty plea expected in heroin dealing case

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

One of two men allegedly caught dealing heroin in the area is expected to plead guilty, according to court documents. Alan D. Wheeler, 26, of Jaffrey is scheduled to appear at the Cheshire Superior Court, Keene next Wednesday for a plea and sentencing hearing for a special felony controlled drug charge. Wheeler has agreed to enter a guilty plea and serve two to …

What not to say when the kids get home from school

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Five things never to ask your child right after school: “How was school today?” “What do you have for homework?” “When are you going to do your homework?” “What did you get on the test?” “What did you learn today?” You want to interact and make connection. Your …

What to do when a loss leaves an empty nest emptier?

Thursday, August 27, 2015

The purpose of parenting is to prepare our children to grow up into responsible and compassionate adults, able to go forth into the world and make a difference. We shed tears of joy and sorrow, we laugh so hard our sides hurt and we suffer years of sleep …

Good for the gut: Yogurt, kefir and, of course, pickles

Friday, August 28, 2015

It’s very simple. Your gut either keeps you healthy or it makes you ill. A healthy gut determines which nutrients to absorb and does an expert job keeping toxins, allergens and microbes out. An unhealthy gut contributes to a wide range of diseases, including diabetes, obesity, rheumatoid arthritis, …

ML: Real estate transfers, July 2015

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

The following are real estate transfers for the month of July. Antrim 389 Clinton Road; Land & Bldg; $65,089; Household Finance Corp 2 to Scott Burnside. 55 Main St.; Land & Bldg; $340,000; Ascentria Community Svcs to Sobriety Centers Of NH. Bennington 69 Birch Glen Drive #; Condominium; …

Hospital raises funds for rehab center

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Heywood Hospital’s Golf Classic held on Aug. 17 in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, raised $100,000 for the Gardner, Massachusetts based hospital. The funds will allow Heywood Healthcare to continue to move forward with critical mental health, suicide prevention and addiction service initiatives, including the recently approved plans for The Quabbin …

Franklin Pierce: Preseason rankings for Ravens

Monday, August 31, 2015

The Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team has been picked fourth (out of 15 teams) in the Northeast-10 Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll, which was the leading selection among five Ravens fall sports. The Northeast-10 released one coaches’ poll each day this week in the lead-up to the beginning …

Jaffrey / Rindge: Branding subject of Chamber meet

Monday, August 31, 2015

The Jaffrey and Rindge Chambers of Commerce will hold a breakfast forum on Branding in the Monadnock Region, Sept. 9, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at J.P. Stephen’s Restaurant and Tavern. We all know that our region is a great place to visit, live, learn, work and …

Editorial: Hassan’s letter to FERC chair

Monday, August 31, 2015

We are always interested in what Gov. Maggie Hassan has to say about Kinder Morgan’s proposed Northeast Energy Direct project. The governor has yet to land on either side of the fence in regard to the pipeline, but she has many times made clear that her constituents deserve …

Thank you Note: ‘Uplifting’ one another at festival

Friday, August 28, 2015

To the editor: I recently had the privilege of attending the fourth annual Uplift Music Festival at Oak Park in Greenfield. This volunteer-driven, family event was a testament to what a compassionate and supportive group of people is …

Letters: Volunteers needed for America Reads

Saturday, August 29, 2015

To the editor: One person, one hour, once a week can make a difference! With the start of fall, school bells will be ringing throughout the Monadnock region. Most children will eagerly begin working with new textbooks, checking out books from the library and delving into new learning …