Peterborough: Flood stories sought for documentary

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

A documentary film project on flooding in the Monadnock region is underway and the film’s producers are looking for personal testimony. An event this weekend in Peterborough offers those with stories or photographs a chance to share their experiences about local flooding. “We are hoping to get 15 to 25 people who have memories about local flooding,” said John Harris, … 0

Peterborough: She’s on point

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Most eighth-grade students at South Meadow can’t wait to move onto high school, and experience their first relationships, learn to drive, and stay out late with friends. Not Lei-Lani Finch. “You can do more than that,” said the 13-year-old ballerina, who hopes to enroll in a dance academy in New York City sophomore … 0

Peterborough: Well School’s Bobcat bill heads to Senate floor

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Thanks to some civic-minded, animal-loving fourth- and fifth-grade students at The Well School, the bobcat is one step closer to becoming the state wildcat. On April 16, the Senate Rules, Enrolled Bills and Internal Affairs Committee unanimously approved HB423, which students from the independent elementary school in Peterborough lobbied their legislators to draft. The Senate plans to address the bill on the floor, … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Frost Heaves’ star talks, well, frost heaves

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Where are the worst frost heaves in the Monadnock region? According to humorist Fred Marple, they are on Rt. 124 in Jaffrey. “We conducted a rigorous scientific study, which consisted of asking people what they thought,” says Marple. … 0

Opportunity knocking

Monday, April 13, 2015

Business may not be booming across the Monadnock region, but several communities are working on efforts to stimulate their local economies and fill empty commercial space that has been sitting on the market. Small office space is a … 0

ML: Looking for tourist dollars

Monday, April 13, 2015

Last year, state officials expected 14.9 million tourists to visit New Hampshire and spend billions of dollars in the Granite State on anything from maple syrup to craft beer. And this May, for the first time ever, the Monadnock region will be hosting the state Governor’s Conference on … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: Rogers joins Rotary

Thursday, April 9, 2015

On April 4, Helene Rogers was inducted as a member of the Jaffrey-Rindge Rotary Club. Rogers is the treasurer for the town of Ridge and serves on the board of the Jaffrey Rindge Education Foundation. She lives in … 0

Winchendon, Massachusetts: New hygienist at dental practice

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Dr. James Mularczyk has welcomed Samantha Dugan, as a new dental hygienist. Dugan brings four years of dental hygiene experience and joins current hygienist Dianna Walsh. Mularczyk’s office, located in Winchendon, Masschusetts, serves the southern New Hampshire community. … 0

Franklin Pierce: Ravens hoops earns honors

Friday, April 10, 2015

Two Franklin Pierce University basketball players have been named to the winter 2015 Northeast-10 Academic All-Conference Team for their respective sports as announced last week by the Conference office. Women’s Basketball saw junior Kara Charette (Fairhaven, Mass.) and Senior Ryen Vilmont (Philadelphia, Pa.) from the Men’s Basketball team. … 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