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Bill seeks to decrease drug overdose deaths

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

A proposed bill would grant limited immunity to people who call 911 to report a drug-related medical emergency. Reporting a drug- or alcohol-related medical emergency could soon give the caller limited immunity from drug-related charges in New Hampshire — an effort intended to encourage the calling of 911 and the potential preservation of life. The bill’s intent is to try to put the brakes on hundreds of overdose deaths a … 0

Runners ready for Boston Marathon

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

John Singelais’s stomach was full of butterflies at the start of the Boston Marathon last year, on the first Patriot’s Day race since the deadly bombing. But once the starting pistol fired, and Singelais ran the 26.2 miles from Hopkinton, Massachusetts, to Boylston Street, he was more than relaxed. He was invigorated by … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: CHS students head to Nicaragua

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Ten Interact students from Conant High School boarded a plane headed for Nicaragua Wednesday, hoping to help a family in need many miles away. The students embarked on an 11-day trip to build a house for an impoverished family and to broaden their cultural horizons. “I’m excited for them,” said Conant High School Principal Larry Pimental. “I think it’s a great learning experience … 0

Basketball: Gym Rats host hoops tourney

Monday, April 13, 2015

The New Hampshire Gym Rats hosted a basketball tournament last weekened which drew teams from all around New England to Peterborough and Jaffrey. … 0

Franklin Pierce: Ravens split pair as Wood goes deep twice

Monday, April 13, 2015

The Franklin Pierce University Ravens put up a total of six home runs over two games, including a pair each from junior Erin Wood and freshman Samantha Bonvino. However, the Ravens game up a total of 24 hits and committed four errors on the defensive side as they … 0

Franklin Pierce: Ravens women’s track races at Brown

Monday, April 13, 2015

The Franklin Pierce University Women’s Track and Field team competed in the Brown Invitational hosted by Brown University. Two Ravens set their season bests and ranked them in the Northeast-10 on Saturday afternoon. ∎ Junior Monique Loney placed seventh in the 200-meter dash with her season best (26.61), which … 0

Viewpoint: Where is Elizabeth Seccombe?

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Some years ago, my mother-in-law left a book behind after her occasional weekend visit. It was “Devil in the White City” by Erik Larson. She knew I’d love it. Not only did I learn about the invention of … 0

Editorial: Saving a life is worth the forfeit

Monday, April 13, 2015

In a situation where every moment can make the difference between life and death, do we really want to give someone any reason to hesitate before calling for help? That’s the concept behind HB 270 — a good Samaritan law that gives limited immunity to people who call … 0

Letters: On managing the bobcat problem

Thursday, April 9, 2015

To the editor: I am a hunter and fisherman, a lover of the great outdoors. I’ve been excited about the more frequent sightings of bobcats in Cheshire County. I personally believe the growth in the bobcat population is tied to the growth in the turkey population. I don’t … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: CHS composting project approved

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

RINDGE — Conant High School students are working to implement a student-run composting program that could be replicated and spread to other schools in the district. Representatives from Mrs. Clark-Kevan’s microbiology and anatomy class were given the school … 0

Cheshire County: Nursing home plans reviewed

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Cheshire County state representatives visiting a nursing home in New York Friday hope the trip will bring clarity to what the county should do with its Westmoreland facility. The nursing home in New York is similar to the proposed model being recommended by a task force created in … 0

New Ipswich: Skinny Cat Rd. land for sale

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Kinder Morgan has been tight-lipped about possible locations for compressor stations that would serve its proposed natural gas pipeline, but concern is high that a property in New Ipswich may fit the bill. The nearly 300-acre property at 40 Skinny Cat Rd. in New Ipswich is currently on … 1

Track: Vikings, Orioles hot at Campbell

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Having proven themselves among the best in winning the Division III cross-country State Championships, the Mascenic boys’ track team put up some impressive numbers at Tuesday’s meet at Campbell. Being used to “bust the rust off” and get … 0