Hancock: Local man leads super-PAC backing Ayotte

Monday, June 29, 2015

A Hancock man is taking the lead to help U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) win re-election in 2016, possibly against Gov. Maggie Hassan. David Carney is the chief consultant for Commitment Kept N.H., a project of Ending Spending Action Fund, the conservative super-PAC. The project launched Wednesday, over 17 months before the election, and before Hassan has announced whether or not she will run. “We’re trying to get ahead of … 0

Peterborough/Hancock: Morgan’s Way says goodbye

Monday, June 29, 2015

When 53-year-old Jane Cartmell decided on a whim to open her first retail store ever in downtown Peterborough, outfitting it with women’s clothing from across the world, learning the industry and decorating the window display weren’t difficult for the newcomer. The most challenging part, she said, was naming it. Cartmell pondered and pondered … 0

Peterborough: Two rescued from summit

Monday, June 29, 2015

Two Amherst hikers and their dog were rescued near the summit of Pack Monadnock, after the 17-year-olds got lost at night on the Wapack Trail. Peterborough and Temple Police found Elizabeth Silvis-Chandley and Elizabeth Maloney uninjured at about 10 p.m. Friday. The teenagers started hiking the Wapack Trail from the trailhead off Mountain Road at about 6 p.m., according to a press release … 0

Rindge: Town working to fill vacant positions

Monday, June 15, 2015

Rindge is looking to fill two positions in the town offices after the departure of Nicole Sesia, who served as executive secretary and also as deputy town clerk since May 2013. Interim Town Administrator Jane Pitt would not comment on why Sesia left, but did say that moving … 0

Conant Graduation: ‘Lift up your wings and soar’

Monday, June 15, 2015

RINDGE — Goodbye to fiendishly hard quizzes and notoriously tough teachers. Goodbye to the people who pushed us to be our best. It was with humor and nostalgia that valedictorian Frank Horne addressed his classmates for the last … 0

Greenfield / Peterborough / Mason: the state of bees:

Monday, June 15, 2015

Every year, Jodi Turner of The Monadnock Beekeepers Association receives the same call from a handful of other beekeepers. Hundreds of honeybees are outside the hive. The bees are on the ground, face up, with their feet in … 0

Rindge: Town examining new voting venues

Monday, June 15, 2015

RINDGE — Sparked by concerns about the safety of schoolchildren at Rindge Memorial School, the Select Board is looking into alternative voting venues. Charlie Eicher approached the board Wednesday, requesting that other voting venues be considered, as having … 0


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Rindge: Update: Search for missing Rindge family ends with all safe

Monday, June 15, 2015

Rindge police have located a missing woman and her three children in Suffolk County, New York as of 1:30 p.m. Friday.  Holly J. Aho, 34, and her children, Nathan Aho, 14, Emily Aho, 9, and Rylan Sandor, eighteen … 0

Greenfield: My inside look at beekeeping

Monday, June 15, 2015

GREENFIELD – I was never afraid of bees or wasps. One of my first memories was slapping a yellow jacket with my bare hand. And yet, their buzzing has always unnerved me. When beekeepers Jodi Turner and Melissa … 0

Rindge: Summer reading program begins June 23

Monday, June 1, 2015

“Every Hero Has A Story!” is the theme for the summer reading program at Ingalls Memorial Library. The program will kick off at the library on Wednesday, June 23, at 11 a.m. with a Drumlin Farm ARK Program sponsored by Mass Audubon Camp Wildwood of Rindge. The reading … 0

Franklin Pierce: Ravens net new women’s lax coach

Monday, June 15, 2015

Franklin Pierce University Director of Athletics Bruce Kirsh has announced that Maud Lonergan has been named the fifth head coach of the University’s women’s lacrosse program. Lonergan comes to Franklin Pierce with a decade of coaching experience, both as a head coach at the high school level and … 0

Basketball: Gym Rats make national tourney

Monday, June 15, 2015

The New Hampshire Gym Rats 13U-Springfield Boys team qualified to compete in the Division III AAU National Championships July 13-17 in Hampton, Virginia by placing third at the N.H. State Championships in May. The Amateur Athletic Union Basketball … 0