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Divided on new voter ID provision

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

With the New Hampshire primary, presidential elections and two other elections slated for next year, moderators and clerks are raising concerns about using their own cameras to photograph voters who lack sufficient ID — a provision of the 2012 voter ID law going into effect in September, but without funding from the state. That’s because the House’s proposed two-year budget does not include money for cameras and printers. “The whole … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Board approves grad requirements

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Beginning in the 2015-16 school year, Conant High School students will be required to complete 23 credits to graduate, two fewer than the previous year. The graduation requirements were approved by the school board Monday during a second reading. With the current schedule only allowing for a maximum of 28 credits, Conant High School Principal Larry Pimental said that lowering the required amount … 0

Peterborough: Green fest goes outside this year

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Greenerborough will be greener this year than ever before. For the first time in the festival’s eight-year history, it will held entirely outdoor, in front of the Town House and behind the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Although Grange #35 and the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce will be co-sponsors of the … 0

Hancock: ‘Oh, the places you’ll go’

Monday, April 27, 2015

Two years ago, Mason Ellis was a ConVal senior who played hockey, did his homework, and hung out with friends. Last month, the Hancock native and lance corporal chased elephants away from his drinking water in the Selous … 0

Peterborough: Stranded kayakers rescued

Monday, April 27, 2015

Firefighters rescued three ConVal students stranded on an island Thursday after their kayaks capsized in the frigid Contoocook River. Emily Garland, her younger sister, Madeline Garland and Elizabeth O’Rourke’s injuries were minor, and they declined medical treatment, said … 0

New Ipswich: Trail stewards decry pipeline

Monday, April 27, 2015

The Friends of the Wapack Trail have concerns about a proposed natural gas pipeline that could affect the trail in at least three locations. The trail, first cut in the early 1920s, is a popular hiking destination. A pipeline, proposed by Tennessee Gas Pipeline Inc., a subsidiary of … 1

Rindge: A walking we will go

Monday, April 27, 2015

With time running out, Ben Germano, 17, of Rindge is hustling to achieve an honor that he has been striving for since he was 5: earning the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest attainable rank with the Boy … 0

Rindge: Money raised for medical bills

Monday, April 27, 2015

A charity event held in Rindge over the weekend raised $3,501 for a family struggling with medical bills and related expenses. Pony Rides for Lacey was held April 25, offering pony rides, a bake sale and raffles to … 0

PETERBOROUGH: Man charged with burglary in 2 towns

Monday, April 27, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A suspect charged this month in connection with two business burglaries in Greenfield was arrested over the weekend for a home burglary in Peterborough that allegedly took place in October. Codie Andersen, 17, of Greenfield was arrested Sunday evening and charged with burglary. It is alleged … 0

Rindge: Fundraising to begin for $1.4M library expansion

Monday, April 27, 2015

With final conceptual architectural drawings completed that would add a community space and more square footage, Ingalls Memorial Library trustees are working to fundraise nearly $1.4 million for a new addition. Library trustees are looking to finalize plans … 1

Rindge: FPU commencement speakers named

Monday, April 27, 2015

Franklin Pierce University announced three honorary degrees will be awarded at its 50th commencement ceremony, along with the Honorable Walter R. Peterson Citizen Leader Award: Juan Williams of Fox News; Stanley B. Fry, chairman and CEO of FlashPoint Technology, Inc.; and Yvonne S. Boice, philanthropist and Florida businesswoman … 0

Rindge: Third-grade suggestions to save the Earth

Monday, April 27, 2015

Otto Morlock of Rindge, a student in Jenny Coeur’s third-grade class at Applewild School in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, sent us this list of ways to keep the Earth healthy and happy — in honor of Earth Day last week. … 0

HealthFirst: A meal with friends

Monday, April 27, 2015

Where can you go, where everyone knows your name? Every third Thursday, Home, Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services sponsors Friendly Meals for seniors at the VFW Hall in Jaffrey. Folks use the time as a social hour and … 0