Jon Dunn is Aesop Table's new owner. Dunn envisions slowly making the downtown cafe his own.

Peterborough: Turning the tables at Aesop’s

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

A new face is in the kitchen at Aesop’s Tables, serving pastries and quiches, and becoming more comfortable at the register. Jon Dunn of Peterborough is the new owner of the cafe inside the Toadstool Bookshop. Dunn is finalizing the purchase of Aesop’s from Allison Fredericks. He hopes to gradually make the hangout his own. “I’m trying to pique (customers’) … 0

Mason: Kinder Morgan proposes natural gas for Mason

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

MASON — Many residents were outraged with Kinder Morgan representatives at an informational presentation Tuesday, after company officials said bringing the proposed pipeline and lateral line through town would directly benefit the community. According to Kinder Morgan Director of Business Development Curtis Cole, bringing the pipeline through the town allows for future residential … 0

Baseball: Monadnock Babe Ruth signups open

Friday, March 20, 2015

The 2015 Babe Ruth 13 to 15-year-old draft will be held on April 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Humiston Field in Jaffrey. This will be a combined draft/sign up for all eligible players from the ConVal, Conant and Mascenic school districts. There will also be a noon meeting for the formation of a new board of directors. Anyone interested in a … 0

Jaffrey: Putting in work

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

When Laura Howard of Jaffrey, a junior at Conant High School, first tried out as a trumpet player for New Hampshire’s All-State Band two years ago, she nonchalantly prepared for the audition. She received the audition music in … 0

Rindge: Woman’s club offers scholarships

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The Rindge Woman’s Club is offering three $1,000 college scholarships to graduating Rindge seniors for the 2015-2016 academic year. In addition, the RWC will award the Lillian M. and William T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship to both a Jaffrey and a Rindge graduating senior. Each award will total $1,500. … 0

Basketball: Springfield, Litts highlight All-State teams

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Several local ballers made the cut for the 2014-15 All-State teams. Most notably, the two leaders of the area’s championship teams were both named Player of the Year for their respective divisions. Conant’s Madison Springfield was named the … 0

Rindge: Planners seek input on Master Plan

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

RINDGE — The Planning Board discussed updating the town’s Master Plan at Tuesday’s board meeting, setting a tentative date for a public input session to discuss the plan with residents. Interim Planning Director Kirk Stenersen told the Planning … 0

Franklin Pierce: Men’s golf lands seventh at tourney

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The Franklin Pierce University Ravens men’s golf team returned to the links for the first time on Monday and Tuesday since their appearance in the NEIGA Fall Championship in October. The beginning of the new spring season brought a little tough spots, along with some rust as the … 0

Franklin Pierce: Schmidt leads lady golfers to fifth place

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Freshman Taylor Schmidt shot lights out with an 83 on Monday, and another 83 on Tuesday for a two-day total of 166 to finish fifth in the Barton College Intercollegiate Tournament held at the Wilson Country Club in Wilson, North Carolina. The tournament marked the Ravens first action … 0

Franklin Pierce: Men’s lax loses first of season

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The Franklin Pierce University men’s lacrosse team fell to Le Moyne College on Tuesday afternoon, 15-1, at Ted Grant Field. With their first loss of the season, the Ravens fall to 4-1 with a 1-1 Northeast-10 Conference record. Le Moyne scored six goals in the first quarter and … 0

Franklin Pierce: Ravens 16-game win streak snapped in split

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Sophomore third baseman Jay Jabs cracked a pair of solo home runs on Tuesday as part of a 20-hit attack, as the No. 4/7 nationally ranked Franklin Pierce University baseball team rolled up a 12-0 win over Dominican (N.Y.) in non-conference, neutral site play at the USA Baseball … 0


Monday, March 2, 2015

The following students were named to the dean’s honors list for the fall semester at Franklin Pierce University: from Bennington: JoBeth Weinreich, junior majoring in fine arts; Peterborough: Andrew Pierce, freshman majoring in liberal arts; Joshua Smith, sophomore majoring in biology; and Rindge: Jordyn Moss, junior majoring in … 0

Viewpoint: Help for the homeless

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

As those involved with the Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter in Peterborough know, rentals in our general area are costly. An article by Scott Carrier in the March issue of Mother Jones Magazine tells how homelessness in America is … 0