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Residents speak about what they would like to see in a agritourism ordinance for Dublin during a Planning Board public hearing Thursday night in the Town Hall.

Dublin: Towns eye farm rules

Monday, September 22, 2014

DUBLIN — The Dublin Planning Board has turned its eye to a possible agritourism ordinance, after a similar ordinance was approved by Peterborough voters in March. Meanwhile, other towns are keeping an eye on how the ordinance works in Peterborough, and wondering if their towns or others will also be taking up the drafting pen when it comes to outlining what other options agricultural businesses have to stay afloat. Planning Board Chair Bruce Simpson told a group of residents gathered for a public hearing on the issue Thursday that the Planning Board wants to be proactive in determining whether or not an agritourism ordinance is … 0

Letter: Extremism gets us nowhere

Friday, September 12, 2014

Letter to the editor: Why I’m voting for both a Democrat (Pat Martin) and a Republican (Susan Emerson) to represent me in the New Hampshire House: The art of politics is the art of compromise. For any political body to succeed, its members must, at the very root of their being, understand this fundamental truth. I watched a few years ago as the … 0

Letter: I support Rep. Emerson, too

Friday, September 12, 2014

To the editor: I would just like to point out that I have also proudly helped Representative Susan Emerson with her campaign in this election and the last. It has been an honor to hold signs for her at the polls. We have many undeclared voters in the region who vote on either side of the ticket for the best person for the … 0

Rindge: Williams will receive Fitzwater Medallion

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communication at Franklin Pierce University is proud to present Juan Williams with its 10th Fitzwater Medallion for Leadership in Public Communication on Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. in Spagnuolo Hall on the Rindge … 0

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Rindge Wednesday, Aug. 20 Arrest: At 4:45 p.m. police responded to Hannaford for a report of a woman in store custody. Police arrested Caitlin Morand, 23, of Winchendon, Mass., and charged her with willful concealment. Morand was released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail and issued an Oct. 8 … 0

Rindge: Detective author Mayor at the Meetinghouse Sept. 11

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Vermont author Archer Mayor will be at the Rindge Meetinghouse on Thursday, Sept. 11, at 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Friends of Ingalls Library, Mayor will discuss his award-winning Joe Gunther novels, a Vermont-based series featuring detective Joe Gunther. The 25th book in the series, “Proof Positive,” is … 0

Letter: Writer missed my meaning

Thursday, August 28, 2014

To the editor: A letter of Aug. 26 was critical of my ideas on educational funding expressed in an earlier viewpoints. My critic misunderstood my position. He accuses me of opposing funding for special needs students. I specifically wrote, “Some students need special education...” I criticized our state … 0

Jaffrey: Injured, lost hikers rescued

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

N.H. Fish and Game Conservation Officers were kept busy with two rescues, one after the other, at Mount Monadnock on Tuesday afternoon and evening, according to a press release issued Wednesday afternoon by Conservation Officer Jonathan M. DeLisle. At 3:11 p.m., Fish and Game was called for report … 0

Letter: Book discussions an opportunity

Friday, August 15, 2014

To the editor: A reader’s treat awaits at the Ingalls Memorial Library in Rindge. Once a month, readers are invited to meet for a book group discussion on the classics, led by Marcia Breckenridge. What makes this group so interesting and fun is Marcia. She is a retired … 0

Letter: Thanks for a great festival season

Friday, August 22, 2014

To the editor: The Monadnock Music Board of Trustees would like to express our gratitude for a successful 49th Festival Season. First, there is lots of thanks to be given to all of those great people who made this year such a success: to our staff, headed by … 0

Editorial: Collaboration is the key to survival

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The Monadnock region is rich in its commitment to education and the arts. It’s a place where people have long come for training and praxis in the theater, visual arts, music, as well as humanities. Close to 70 years ago, the Sharon Arts Center was incorporated with a … 0

Letter: Voting rights need our attention

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

To the editor: I had no idea when I asked my town moderator to do an election night hand count of one of two federal races in November 2010, I would discover what I have outlined in court documents filed recently in Cheshire Superior Court. (Search for Protect … 0

Viewpoint: What’s new in New Hampshire health care

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Since July 1, many New Hampshire residents have a new health insurance option. The New Hampshire Health Protection Program will provide coverage to thousands of our neighbors, friends and family members. For many, peace of mind means getting coverage for preventive care such as regular check ups. It … 0