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COnVal: District saying bullying is down

Monday, September 15, 2014

The ConVal School District reported significantly fewer incidents of bullying last year, Supt. Dr. Brendan Minnihan said at a recent School Board meeting. The Superintendent’s Office and district principals credit this decline to encouraging students to respect one another more. The Superintendent’s Office, at the School Board’s Sept. 2 meeting, distributed the district’s bullying report for the 2013-14 school year. According to this report, there were 32 reported bullying incidents … 0

Peterborough doctor’s license suspended

Monday, September 15, 2014

A Peterborough podiatrist, with a second practice in Concord, had his state medical license temporarily suspended, according to a press release issued by the N.H. Attorney General on Thursday. Dr. Edward Newcott of Pembroke is charged with not having appropriate practices to control infection. “The [N.H. Board of Registration in Podiatry] found that Dr. Newcott’s practice, as currently operated, poses an imminent threat … 0

Peterborough: They’re living a dream

Monday, September 15, 2014

Growing up everyone has an ideal job in mind. Of course, things change as we mature, and our career dreams are no exception. “Do what you like and like what you do” is the advice people often give to those searching for the ideal career. In the Monadnock region, there are a few … 0

Garcia has passion and compassion

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

There’s no such thing as a sure thing in politics. No matter how the polls are reading or for whom the pundits are guaranteeing victory, there’s nothing set in stone until Election Day. In New Hampshire this election cycle, we think the best example of a race where … 0

Letter: Jim Rubens is the way to go

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

To the editor: The recent Granny D Memorial Walk from Dublin to Hancock reminded us of the need to place principle above party and big money politics. We have an opportunity right now to follow Granny D’s lead. Jim Rubens, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, was a … 0

Letter: I support school choice law

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

To the editor: The New Hampshire Supreme Court upheld the school choice law, which provides all parents with schooling options. This law provides scholarship opportunities for children who might not have been able to attend a private school without this opportunity. It affords parents educational choices that had … 0

Viewpoint: Recycling Center practices should be for the good of all

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Editor’s note: The Select Board meeting referred to in this piece was held Tuesday night. The recent policy change made by the town of Peterborough’s administration to stop having staff put aside items at the request of townspeople seems unwarranted, precipitously made, and decided without input from the … 0

Viewpoint: Thank you for allowing me to serve you

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

I want to thank each and everyone one of you for giving me the opportunity to represent you in Concord for the past two years. It has truly been one of the highlights of my life. While we all see the daily dysfunction in Washington, where nothing seems … 0

Hancock: Israel unrest moves meet for swim star

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Kylie Mitchell of Hancock repeated and repeated and repeated her routine to prepare for the 2014 Federation Internationale De Natation World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships scheduled for Aug. 28-30 in Eilat, Israel. The 16 year old would … 0

Parent Wise: A new school year means new expectations

Thursday, August 28, 2014

As much as I hate to think of summer ending, it’s time to wrap our heads around the beginning of a new school year. To begin is to start or start again. A new start should not be … 0

Roundup: ConVal boys top Goffstown

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

ConVal boys soccer ConVal held off a tough Goffstown team with an overall strong team effort. Noah Bell made some huge saves in the first half to keep ConVal in the game. Score was 0-0 at the half. … 0

Business: Real estate transfers

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Antrim No address given; land and building; $75,000; Jeffrey Granger et al. to Sarah W. Edwards Revocable Trust 1997. 65 Winklemans Point; land and building; $321,400; Scott A. and Elaine M. Greenwood to Oshaughnessy Family Trust. 18 South Holt Hill Road; land and building; $106,000; Abigail M. Fuller … 0

Peterborough: Conversation on end of life planning

Thursday, August 28, 2014

How we want to spend the end of our life represents the most important conversation many people never have. Thinking about something either expected or unexpected happening to us or someone we care about is frightening, but planning ahead is practical and leaves more room for peace of … 0