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Donations would fund theater

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — The undertaking to build a larger theater at ConVal High School won’t appear on the warrant until 2017. And, the Fill the Void organization doesn’t want construction to cost the district a cent. Bob Edwards, vice president of the Contoocook Valley Visual and Performing Arts Center, or VPAC, reassured the School Board Tuesday the organization plans to pay …

Candidates file for open positions

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The deadline to file for town offices has passed, and voters are getting their first looks at who their choices for local government are. If you missed the deadline, it’s too late to get your name on the ballot, but candidates can run write-in campaigns. Here is a look at Francestown, Jaffrey, New Ipswich and Sharon, and the region’s school districts. Francestown There …

Skiing / snowboarding: Get stoked

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Crotched Mountain is well-known for its extensive series of terrain parks, breeding scores of skiers and snowboarders who can hit the wildest tricks imaginable off the mountain’s plethora of ramps, pipes and other installations. But what does it take to build a park? We caught up with parks crew member Nolan Munroe to …

Wilton: Conscious breathing workshop on offer

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

A workshop will be offered on “Conscious breathing” on Feb. 7, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Hilltop Cafe, 195 Isaac Frye Highway. This form of meditation is helpful to still the mind, clear emotions, deeply relax and get awareness about oneself. Facilitator Lisa Jones has …

HCS community clinics in February

Thursday, January 28, 2016

A Wellness nurse from Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services will be available at the following Nurse Is In clinics, where you can have your blood pressure checked and ask health questions. No appointment is necessary, and the service is provided free of charge to residents of all …

Wilton: Kundalini yoga and live music

Thursday, January 28, 2016

The program Kundalini Yoga and Live Music with special guests Alexandra Walker and Seth Chatfield will be held Tuesday from, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Forever Yoga, 51 Main St., Walker will carefully guide you through a Kundalini Yoga kriya and meditation. Chatfield will accompany the rhythm of …

Dog Tales: House training 101 for dogs, puppies

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Toilet training toddlers can be stressful. Some childcare centers won’t accept children unless they are using the toilet. Shopping of any kind can become a nightmare as your 3-year-old announces she has to go to the bathroom, which …

Peterborough: Birchwood Therapy now at Summerhill

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Colleen O’Connell, M.S., OTR/L, CEO and owner of Birchwood Therapy Services LLC will be at the Memory Cafe at Summerhill Assisted Living on Feb. 4 at 2 p.m. to discuss the differences between utilizing the Medicare A benefit and the Medicare B benefit, and to share what private …

PARENT WISE: Prevention starts at home

Thursday, January 28, 2016

I am all for drug and alcohol prevention being taught in our schools and taught early. The article in the Ledger-Transcript on Jan. 11 forces us to take a cold, hard look at the problem we are facing-and, …

Peterborough: Salon celebrates 30th year

Friday, January 29, 2016

On Feb. 4, 1986, Reflections West Salon opened for business next door to the Post Office in West Peterborough. To accommodate growth and prepare for the millennium, the salon relocated to the Peterborough Plaza on Route 101 in 1992. From pin curls to Pinterest and teasing to Twitter, …

Health: 8 tips to boost your immune system

Friday, January 29, 2016

If you want to dodge that office cold that is going around, or if at this time of year you are vulnerable to colds and flu, a better diet can help. 1. Fruits and vegetables. Unfortunately, many of …

Nordic skiing: ConVal competes in skate, relay races

Monday, February 1, 2016

The ConVal Nordic ski team traveled to Plymouth High School on Saturday to compete in a 5K skate race in the morning and a 1K relay race in the afternoon. Edmund Pope skied for the ConVal boys, while …

Boys’ hockey: CV loses tight one to Laconia

Monday, February 1, 2016

ConVal boys’ hockey played a close game against a tough Laconia team on Wednesday night in Winchendon. Laconia had a great start, scoring two quick goals Jack Decormier and Josh Shevlin. Early in the second period, ConVal freshman …