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

ConVal: Board nixes change in district billing policy

Monday, June 29, 2015

After a Temple Selectwoman faulted the ConVal School District in May with incorrectly billing each of the nine towns for enrollment, she recommended the district use current, preliminary enrollment numbers instead of finalized ones from the year before. The rest of the Selectmen’s Advisory Committee squashed Gail Cromwell’s recommendation Thursday. “It created a very complicated situation,” said Chair John Jordan, about Cromwell’s suggestion … 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

ML: Our dogs make the farm

Friday, June 12, 2015

Jenny is a beautiful black lab, now 15 years old. Unquestionably, the backbone of the farm. Unassuming, generous, asking for food only if it is not too much trouble, a game of retrieving the stick from the lake, … 0

Spice Cupboard: Nothing to eat in the house?

Friday, June 12, 2015

When I was a young girl, I recall going to the fridge in search of food and peering into it for long stretches of time and then desperately moving to the cupboards one by one in search of … 0

Cal Ripken: Mets make finals with win over O’s

Sunday, June 14, 2015

The Mets defeated the Orioles 8-2 Friday night at Picard Field in Peterborough. Matt Aho and Thomas Fagiano turned in strong pitching performances for the Mets. The Mets hitting attack was led by Ben Kriebel, Spencer Newsham and … 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

CV Graduation: ‘In life, you must always look up’

Monday, June 15, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Look up, not down at your cellphones, Principal Brian Pickering told the Class of 2015. “Be engaged in one thing at a time,” he said. “When you’re at dinner with your friends and family, or in … 0

The Thing in the Spring 2015

Monday, June 15, 2015

Where were you when the bell tolled 9 Saturday night? For those lucky ones who were at the Thing in the Spring, that mystical confluence of art and music and friendly folk, of creativity and comfort, it was … 0

ConVal: Sports camps schedules set for summer

Thursday, June 11, 2015

ConVal High School would like to make everyone aware of the tremendous camp and clinic opportunities available for district students this summer. For Registration Forms and rates go to — Camps/Clinics. All Grades are based on incoming Fall ‘15 enrollment. Football — Grades 6-12: Aug. 3-6, 8-11:30 … 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

Peterborough: Chamber hosts after hours event

Monday, June 15, 2015

The Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce will host this month’s Business After Hours at its offices at 10 Wilton Rd. at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Call the Chamber at 924-7234 for more information. … 0