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COnVal: District saying bullying is down

Monday, September 15, 2014

The ConVal School District reported significantly fewer incidents of bullying last year, Supt. Dr. Brendan Minnihan said at a recent School Board meeting. The Superintendent’s Office and district principals credit this decline to encouraging students to respect one another more. The Superintendent’s Office, at the School Board’s Sept. 2 meeting, distributed the district’s bullying report for the 2013-14 school year. According to this report, there were 32 reported bullying incidents … 0

Peterborough doctor’s license suspended

Monday, September 15, 2014

A Peterborough podiatrist, with a second practice in Concord, had his state medical license temporarily suspended, according to a press release issued by the N.H. Attorney General on Thursday. Dr. Edward Newcott of Pembroke is charged with not having appropriate practices to control infection. “The [N.H. Board of Registration in Podiatry] found that Dr. Newcott’s practice, as currently operated, poses an imminent threat … 0

Peterborough: They’re living a dream

Monday, September 15, 2014

Growing up everyone has an ideal job in mind. Of course, things change as we mature, and our career dreams are no exception. “Do what you like and like what you do” is the advice people often give to those searching for the ideal career. In the Monadnock region, there are a few … 0

Jaffrey: Lyons wins Gilmore triathlon

Monday, September 15, 2014

Cool conditions and sunny weather greeted the triathletes Sunday morning for the first annual Gilmore Pond Triathlon. The cooler conditions and hilly course did not deter some strong performances however. The first athlete to arrive at the finish … 0

Antrim: Baked beans and apple pie

Monday, September 15, 2014

Tenney’s Farm was buzzing with activity on Sunday afternoon. Volunteers set up a long table with trays, to fill with barbecue-style fixings. Off to one side, racks and racks of chicken slow roast, sending the smell of cooking … 0

Sustainable Steps: Getting back to basics

Monday, September 15, 2014

Getting back to basics At the time that I started farming it was not “in” to buy local. Folks were in their comfort zone of buying “clean” and properly inspected and packaged food from grocery stores. As we have come to understand what is truly behind our governments … 0

Nutritional HEalth: Staving off those winter blues

Monday, September 15, 2014

Happy Autumn! At this time of year, apples and pumpkins are everywhere, the leaves changing color here in New England are stunning. There is a shift in temperature and the days get shorter. If this is a signal to you that you will be feeling the “winter blues” … 0

Sustainable steps: ‘Three months, three weeks and three days’

Monday, September 15, 2014

You will all be pleased to know that this month I am writing about a success! Usually I am recalling an event that caused much embarrassment, sickness, or even death, the former to me, and the latter two … 0

Letter: Is it really anti- Semitism here?

Friday, September 12, 2014

To the editor: Two weeks ago, Jane Kronheim wrote about fears of anti-Semitism prompted by pro-Palestinian protests in England. The protesters were lashing out in response to Israel’s bombardment of Gaza, but to Ms. Kronheim, they were simply anti-Semites. The fact that over 2,100 Gazans were killed, including … 0

Viewpoint: Opportunity seemed to good to be true

Monday, September 15, 2014

To see this incredibly talented group of young people showcase their abilities in front of an international audience was simply amazing. It was lost on none that the lines they were performing so eloquently were written steps away from The Dell stage. It speaks volumes about Project Shakespeare … 0

Primary results are in, as region readies for General Election

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Democrats Peter Leishman, the incumbent, and Ivy Vann of Peterborough have won the primary for two state representative seats in Hillsborough District 24, which includes Peterborough, edging out fellow Democratic candidate Kath Allen. Gary Carpenter of Peterborough has … 0

Peterborough: MDS recognizes care workers

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Monadnock Developmental Services has announced Teresa Aldrich and Dylan Ballantine are the recipients of the 2014 Direct Support Professional and Home Provider of the Year awards, respectively, for the Monadnock region. Ballantine and Aldrich were selected from a … 0

Peterborough: In hopes of new theater

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

A committee of arts enthusiasts from all walks of life have been meticulously putting together plans to build a new performing arts center at ConVal High School. After two years of planning, the committee is opening themselves up … 0