Temple

Temple: Work stalled on Converse bridge

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

TEMPLE — Work on the Converse Road bridge is stalled while the town waits for the final piece of the puzzle — the precast top to the bridge — to be constructed and set, a process that will take several weeks, according to Road Agent Tim Fiske. During the Select Board’s regular meeting last Tuesday, board member George Willard explained that the support system for the new bridge is finished … 0

Peterborough: Town sued over farm code

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — The Planning Board has approved the first permit for a farm in Peterborough to host weddings, farm-to-table meals, and other seasonal and educational events throughout the year, after delaying their decision twice. Neighbors of the farm have voiced numerous objections to the farm’s application in public hearings this fall. Several of … 0

Rindge: State Senate candidates square off in FPU debate

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

RINDGE — Candidates for New Hampshire’s 9th and 12th State Senate districts met Tuesday afternoon at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge for a debate sponsored by the university’s Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communications and the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript. Present were the candidates for the New Hampshire Senate’s 12th District, Peggy Gilmour (D-Hollis) and Kevin … 0

Letters: Holocaust survivors speak

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

To the editor: Jane Kronheim said Israel had no choice in bombing Gaza and invoked comparisons between actions of pro-Palestinian demonstrators and “...what occurred in Germany just before Jews were taken away to the concentration camps.” I will take myself out of the back and forth and defer … 0

Viewpoint: I’m neither right, nor left

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

I like to describe myself as a meat-eating, gun-toting, ecologically aware, fiscally conservative, pro-free trade, capitalist, social libertarian who doesn’t believe Adam and Eve were frolicking with dinosaurs 8,000 years ago. This makes me a political pariah for partisans on both sides of the current political divide. Please … 0

Viewpoint: Samuel Smith, ‘founder’ of Peterborough

Friday, October 17, 2014

It is fitting that on the occasion of the 275th anniversary of the founding of Peterborough, recognition be given to those who laid the foundations of the town’s civic life, economy and architecture. Prime among the early citizens … 0

ConVal: Eye on the ball

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Last Saturday, ConVal High School senior Jake Hollander finished second at the NHIAA Division II state golf tournament. On the surface, his success may look like a typical tale of high school athletic success — in reality, it … 0

ConVal/Conant/Mascenic: Students get a taste of manufacturing during site tours

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Two groups of students visited local companies on Sept. 30, as part of National Manufacturing Day 2014 events. These events were sponsored statewide by the New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Partnership. More than 30 students from ConVal and Conant … 0

Amherst: Souhegan to honor Brandon Garabrant

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Souhegan High School will host a special celebration at the Oct. 24 home Football game to honor local Veterans for their service to our nation. All Veterans and active-duty service members and families are encouraged to attend. The communities of Amherst and Mont Vernon will also be honoring … 0

Temple/Wilton/Peterborough: Grange to honor farmers who pioneered CSAs

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

TEMPLE — The Peterborough Grange will be honoring a trio of farmers who were instrumental in starting the Community Supported Agriculture model in the United States next month — farmers who still work the land at the Temple-Wilton Community Farm in Wilton. Ron Lucas of the Peterborough Grange … 0

Temple: Town considers new backstop at Memorial Field

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

TEMPLE — The Select Board is discussing the feasibility of putting in a new backstop and dugouts at Memorial Field. During its Tuesday meeting, the Select Board discussed moving equipment from the unused ball field at the elementary school to the Memorial Field. However, Road Agent Tim Fiske … 0

ConVal: School district uses rebate for energy efficiencies

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

In addition to the money ConVal School District is saving installing more energy-efficient heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems, Public Service of New Hampshire awarded the district a rebate of $23,616 for installing them. The district has used that … 0

Francestown: Police advise town of home burglaries

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Three burglaries took place in Francestown in the past month, but information about suspects and timing is unclear. The burglaries hit the town’s Dennison Pond Road area, with two of them occurring at homes — one each on Candlewood and Dennison Pond roads — and the third at … 0