Peterborough: Children’s magazine closing office

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

A Cricket Media employee confirmed Wednesday that Cobblestone’s Peterborough office will be closed sometime this summer. Cricket Media will be consolidating Cobblestone into Cricket Media’s location in Chicago, Illinois, according to Maggie Hatfield, a senior vice president of marketing for Cricket Media. Almost two years ago, Lou Waryncia, an editorial director for Cobblestone Publishing, told the Ledger-Transcript the children’s magazine publisher wasn’t leaving Peterborough, where it’s been since it was … 0

Conval: Number of administrators questioned

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Numerous residents are speaking up about the number of administrators the ConVal Regional School District employs and how much they are paid. These residents say the number of salaries and administrators are out of sync with the district’s waning student population. But Supt. Brendan Minnihan says the number of administrators are in line with other school districts throughout New Hampshire, and that number … 0

ConVal: Board rejects petition articles

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The number of students in the ConVal Regional School District has been declining for about a decade. Over the last several years, there has been conversation among the public and School Board about whether to close a middle or elementary school in response to the declining student population. And in the … 0

Peterborough: New site proposed for parking

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Because building a parking lot behind the GAR Hall is proving to be too challenging and costly, Peterborough will be asking voters to OK shifting it further south on Grove Street. At Town Meeting, the public approved using … 0

concord: Granny D march hits capital

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

When Crazy Larry took the microphone in front of the State House yesterday, he did something that momentarily proved his newly adopted moniker. He told a hundreds-strong mob of activists for campaign finance reform that their stance toward … 0

Basketball: Hoops for Hope game set for Feb. 10

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Six years ago, some members of the Conant girls’ basketball team started a tradition that is still going strong today — the Hoops For Hope fundraiser basketball game. The girls used their game against Fall Mountain as a fundraiser for a breast cancer charity, raised some money, and … 0


Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Alisha Birk of Temple is the recipient of a 2015 Horatio Alger National Scholarship. She is a student at ConVal High School. Each recipient is awarded $22,000 to apply toward the tuition of the college or university of their choice. Additionally, National Scholars will have access to a … 0

ConVal: Student shares joy of discovery

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Photography student shares her work ConVal photo student Maddi Sullivan sent us this photo of her classmate Madelynne Moynihan, which she took as part of her class. “When I first started taking pictures,” Sullivan wrote to us by … 0

Bennington police log: Jan. 22, 2015

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Bennington Wednesday, Jan. 14 Check welfare: At 4:30 p.m., police were asked to check the well-being of a dog outside a residence on Route 202. Police spoke to the owner, and the dog appeared to be fine. Saturday, Jan. 17 Arrest: At 9:30 p.m., police charged Lukasz Labedzki, … 0

Antrim: Program on identifying wildlife

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Antrim Grange No. 98 will host an education program at its Feb. 18 meeting at 7 p.m. at the Antrim Town Hall. Peter Beblowski of the Antrim Conservation Commission will bring the N.H. Fish and Game scat kit and talk about identifying wildlife via this unusual method. The … 0

Letters: What’s true about the wind project?

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

To the editor: Some comments on the Ledger-Transcript’s recent coverage of the Eolian/Antrim Wind Energy project: The state’s permitting agency rejected the original project because of visual impacts on the region, not just on Antrim as you stated. Located on ridgelines, industrial wind projects are visible regionally and … 0

Letters: If you want to make a change, plan to vote

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

On March 10, every voter in the ConVal School District will either (1) vote to remove the legal requirement for the ConVal taxpayers to keep eight buildings open, heated, maintained, and staffed regardless of enrollment; (2) vote to … 0

Thank you letter: Thanks for a successful fair

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

To the editor: We would like to thank the entire community for the spirit, enthusiasm and support of our fundraising event — the Handcrafted for the Holidays Craft Fair. Special thanks to our amazing volunteer crew. This event would not be possible without you. Thank you to the … 0