Doctors Scott Jaynes and Annika Brown are leaving Monadnock Community Hospital in June. Jaynes and Brown, who are married, will join Dartmouth-Hitchock Medical Center.

Peterborough: Doctors at North Meadow leaving MCH

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Patients of doctors Scott Jaynes and Annika Brown want to know why the couple is leaving Monadnock Community Hospital for Dartmouth­-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, and why MCH hasn’t fought to keep them. Hospital administrators and trustees say the hospital has done everything possible to encourage the physicians to stay. Jaynes and Brown said MCH offered them inadequate space at … 0

Bennington man charged with bank robbery

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

A Bennington man has been charged with unarmed robbery and falsifying physical evidence, after allegedly absconding with an undisclosed amount of cash from a Milford bank. On Monday shortly after 3 p.m., Jason B. Haney, 32, of Bennington allegedly entered Citizen’s Bank in the Granite Town plaza in Milford, and handed the teller … 0

Aid cuts to schools could be costly

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

If the N.H. House Finance Committee’s proposed two-year budget is passed, the ConVal and Jaffrey-Rindge School Districts could each lose more than $1 million in aid. School officials say the consequences would be devastating. “I’m just very discouraged with the Legislature right now,” Butch Estey of Peterborough, chair of the Conval School Board, said Wednesday. “To have them make those cuts — they … 0

ConVal: ML

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Heather Whipple-Simard sent us this photo of first-time voters Tucker Lamb, senior at ConVal and Ethan Cross, graduate of ConVal with Whipple-Simard. “Both went to Great Brook School and were proud to have had a voice in this … 0

Peterborough: Cornucopia seeks volunteers

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Cornucopia Project is seeking skilled, creative garden teachers and volunteers. Volunteers who are knowledgeable about small-scale organic food growing or home gardening, and experienced in educating children are desired to engage children in hands-on growing experiences so they can connect to the local landscape and their food source. … 0

ConVal: Write-in School Board rep. talks priorities

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

In Joel Green’s last weeks as Peterborough’s rep to the ConVal School Board, he was asked what he would like his replacement to fight for most. Green replied that each student receiving an equal education, no matter their … 0

Basketball: Springfield, Litts highlight All-State teams

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Several local ballers made the cut for the 2014-15 All-State teams. Most notably, the two leaders of the area’s championship teams were both named Player of the Year for their respective divisions. Conant’s Madison Springfield was named the … 0

ConVal: Black Fly Story Hour comes to ConVal Saturday

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

This Saturday at ConVal in the Lucy Hurlin Theatre, The Black Fly Story Hour will showcase the unwritten stories of a dozen community members of all ages. They will take the stage to orate stories during a one-of-a-kind live experience, open to all community members. While the event … 0

Peterborough: Public to vote on downtown rezoning

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A four-apartment complex on Grove Street will no longer comply with Peterborough’s zoning ordinance if its owner, Cara Hills, LLC, sells about half of the 44 and 46 Grove St. parcel to the town for a … 0

Peterborough: Town airs concerns with Sen. Sanborn

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Town Administrator Pamela Brenner and the Select Board vented to Sen. Andy Sanborn (R-Bedford) that Peterborough could lose hundreds of thousands of dollars, in connection with the state’s two-year budget and state legislation. “Senator, I’ve been … 0

Peterborough: Board to lease Armory garage to makerspace group

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH—The Select Board gave the go-ahead Tuesday to lease the former Armory garage on Elm Street to Monadnock Art X Tech — Peterborough’s makerspace movement — whose goal is to bring hobbyists, artists and entrepreneurs together to provide … 0

Sharon: Bowles steps down, Kazanovicz takes over

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

SHARON — When former town administrator and selectman Will Fenno hung up his hat in 2011, he didn’t say he was retiring. He said he was promoting himself to “private citizen.” “I’m blatantly stealing from [Fenno],” Chet Bowles, … 0

Engagement announcement: Shenglan Qiao — Matthew Fernald

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Mark and Beth Fernald of Sharon have announced the engagement of their son, Matthew, to Shenglan Qiao, daughter of Qing Qiao and Li Su of Wuhan, China. The groom-to-be is a 2008 graduate of ConVal High School and … 0