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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

Viewpoint: Here’s what’s happening this spring

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

In a few days it will officially be spring. The days are getting longer. We dare to think about our gardens, flowers and green grass. We have hope. At the core of what we do here at The … 0

Editorial: For leadership, look to our youth

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Leadership, achieving goals and making the most of yourself through hard work are traits that ought to be instilled early in a person’s life. For those who grow up playing sports, these things are ingrained through inspiring mentorship from coaches and older teammates. And when those traits carry … 0

Spice Cupboard: St. Patrick’s Day herbed mashed potatoes

Friday, March 13, 2015

Here we are on March 17, when leprechauns, shamrocks and potatoes are aplenty. Everything is green — well, except for the grass that is. To tell you the truth, St. Patrick’s Day holds a very special place in … 0

Sustainable Steps: Long winters are tough on farmers' heads

Monday, March 16, 2015

To me, it has been an extremely harsh winter. The persistent cold and the weekly snowstorms have depleted my energy and any enthusiasm I may feel about “a farmer’s slow time” in winter. If I am not shoveling snow or breaking ice out of water buckets, I am … 0

Manchester: Social media workshop set

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Christine Halvorson of Halvorson New Media will lead a workshop, “Social Media for Business,” at the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications in Manchester on Friday. The day-long workshop will explore using social media as a tool for businesses or organizations. Halvorson will walk participants through creating and … 0

Keene: Screening, talk on memory loss

Monday, February 23, 2015

A Caring to Remember Community Conversation on memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia will be held at the Historical Society of Cheshire County on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. Hosted by AARP New Hampshire and New Hampshire Public Television, the program will begin with a 30-minute … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Interact Club to go on service trip

Friday, March 6, 2015

The Jaffrey-Rindge Rotary Club recently presented a check for $1,000 to the Conant High School Interact Club. The Interact Club is planning a service trip to Chacraseca, Nicaragua, and this $1,000 will be put toward the purchase of … 0

Keene: Interim program director

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Marjorie Droppa, PhD, joins Monadnock United Way as interim program director for New Early Childhood Development Initiative. Droppa was hired for a new Collective Impact initiative focusing on early childhood development in the Monadnock region. Recently, Impact Monadnock, … 0

Viewpoint: Republicans fighting to spur economic growth

Thursday, March 5, 2015

This session, Republicans and Democrats are proposing drastically different ideas that they believe would generate revenue for New Hampshire. Republicans are offering common sense business cuts that are long overdue, while Democrats want to raise your taxes. Although our state doesn’t have a sales or income tax, and … 0

Viewpoint: Fair taxation: Reforms to unleash economic potential

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Will across-the-board rate reductions in New Hampshire’s business profit and business enterprise taxes, and the consequent loss of tens of millions in state revenues, promote tax fairness and unleash New Hampshire’s economic potential? I think not. We are already ranked seventh best in the nation for our favorable … 0