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Peterborough/Jaffrey: DWI charge is driver’s third

Monday, February 8, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — A town plow truck driver is facing his third DWI charge in 11 years after he sideswiped an SUV and collided head-on with another vehicle on Route 202 Jan. 30, according to police documents. Leonard Gonthier, 54, of Jaffrey, was arrested in 2005 in Hancock and in 2009 in Peterborough, both times on charges of aggravated DWI, according to reports gathered from Jaffrey District Court. Gonthier was not convicted in either incident, records state. “That scares me,” said Kimberly Kenney, of Peterborough, when told that Gonthier’s arrest was his third. “It affects public safety.” Gonthier, who was airlifted to UMass Memorial Medical Center …

Rindge: Teen driver hurt in rollover Saturday

Monday, February 8, 2016

A motor vehicle rollover in Rindge Saturday sent the driver to the hospital with a back injury, according to police. Rebecca Boutwell, 18, of Rindge, was driving westbound on Wellington Road in the area of Main Street when she lost control of her vehicle and slid off the road into an embankment. The vehicle, a 2004 Ford Taurus, came to rest on the …

Peterborough: A place for start-ups

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Vose Farm Road Brookstone Business Center in Peterborough is now home to War Room Athletics, a gym focusing on personal training and fitness education. Located in Suite 200, War Room is the business center’s newest tenant, taking up 2,000 square feet. The new addition brings vacancy at the business center below 25 …

Skiing / snowboarding: Get stoked

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Crotched Mountain is well-known for its extensive series of terrain parks, breeding scores of skiers and snowboarders who can hit the wildest tricks imaginable off the mountain’s plethora of ramps, pipes and other installations. But what does it …

Girls’ basketball: Conant wins 42nd straight

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The Orioles got a scare Tuesday night against visiting Monadnock, as the Huskies hit a halftime buzzerbeater and held a lead deep into the third quarter. But Conant buckled down on defense and outscored Monadnock 20-5 in the fourth quarter to pull off a 51-36 win. Conant has …

Nominations sought for preservation awards

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The New Hampshire Preservation Alliance is seeking nominations for its annual Preservation Achievement Awards. The awards recognize individuals, organizations, or businesses in the categories of restoration and stewardship, rehabilitation and adaptive use, compatible new construction, public policy, and educational and planning initiatives. The deadline for submissions is March …

Scholarships for those in nursing, medicine, social work

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

After a lifetime of hard work, successful farming in the blueberry fields of New Jersey, and sound financial investments, New Hampshire native Samuel Yarnold and his wife, Alice, bequeathed more than $800,000 in scholarship funds for New Hampshire residents. Annual scholarships in the range of $1,000 to $5,000 …

Running: Traffies come in 1-2 in second Winter Chiller of the season

Monday, February 1, 2016

Here are the results of the second Winter Chiller held on Jan. 23 in Wilton at the High Mowing School. The next race (3.5 miles) is in Hancock at the Meetinghouse in the center of town on Saturday …

Men’s hockey: Ravens fall to Stonehill 3-2

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Senior forward Brendan Glynn scored twice on Tuesday, but it was not enough for the Franklin Pierce University men’s ice hockey team, which suffered a 3-2 defeat at Stonehill. With the loss, Franklin Pierce falls to 3-15-2. The Ravens return to the ice on Saturday, when they host …

Police Logs: Feb. 4, 2016

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Rindge Wednesday, Jan. 27 Domestic violence: At 11:34 p.m., police arrested Karon Hair, 23, of Long Branch, New Jersey, on two charges of domestic violence: assault, subsequent to an event at Franklin Pierce University. Hair was released on $2,500 personal recognizance and given a Feb. 1 court date …

Editorial: Our endorsement for the primary

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

We’ve been watching, listening, reporting, and today we give you our endorsement for the two candidates who stand out as worthy of the Democratic and Republican nominations in the New Hampshire primary. The Democratic ticket The U.S. needs a president who can represent a wide spectrum of views, …

Letter: Thank you to Wright Painting

Friday, January 22, 2016

To the editor: With much gratitude, the Jaffrey Civic Center would like to recognize Dennis Wright of Wright Painting, Jaffrey, for stepping up to our call for community service on the occasion of Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service. Dennis very generously provided crew, paint and …

Looking Back: My love of tennis and a valentine for Bud

Monday, January 25, 2016

When my parents bought our house in Claremont in 1943, a clay tennis court came along with it. This was the last thing they needed, but apparently the previous owners, the Fry family, played tennis, so we inherited the court along with an arrangement with a group of …