Temple

Temple-Greenville Jim McTague, left, and Greenville Selectman Doug Reardon speak about police coverage during a meeting of the joint police board.

Greenville / Temple: On-call positions suggested to cover police gap

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

TEMPLE — How much police coverage do the towns of Temple and Greenville need? The current budget funds four full-time and four part-time officers, with state police covering overnights and gaps in coverage. Souhegan Valley Ambulance Director Darel Oja asked the Joint Temple-Greenville Police Board to consider having an officer on call during coverage gaps. There are times, said Oja, …

Temple: Town refuses to endorse school district budget

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

TEMPLE — The Select Board voted against endorsing the ConVal School District budget. The increase in ConVal’s budget this year is minimal, only about $55,000 more than the current $42.9 million budget. But with ConVal expecting to lose almost $1.5 million in revenue, the school portion of the tax rate is expected to …

Donations would fund theater

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — The undertaking to build a larger theater at ConVal High School won’t appear on the warrant until 2017. And, the Fill the Void organization doesn’t want construction to cost the district a cent. Bob Edwards, vice president of the Contoocook Valley Visual and Performing Arts Center, or VPAC, reassured the School …

Health: 8 tips to boost your immune system

Friday, January 29, 2016

If you want to dodge that office cold that is going around, or if at this time of year you are vulnerable to colds and flu, a better diet can help. 1. Fruits and vegetables. Unfortunately, many of …

Nordic skiing: ConVal competes in skate, relay races

Monday, February 1, 2016

The ConVal Nordic ski team traveled to Plymouth High School on Saturday to compete in a 5K skate race in the morning and a 1K relay race in the afternoon. Edmund Pope skied for the ConVal boys, while …

Boys’ hockey: CV loses tight one to Laconia

Monday, February 1, 2016

ConVal boys’ hockey played a close game against a tough Laconia team on Wednesday night in Winchendon. Laconia had a great start, scoring two quick goals Jack Decormier and Josh Shevlin. Early in the second period, ConVal freshman …

Peterborough: Half of homes in study double as workplaces

Friday, January 29, 2016

The Monadnock region of New Hampshire supports multitudes of home businesses, workers and telecommuters, according to results of the Internet Connectivity Study posted for the public at www.townofpeterborough.com. The purpose of the study, conducted on behalf of the …

Viewpoint: Tennessee Gas Pipeline puts forth deceptive figures

Friday, January 22, 2016

Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co., a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan, is trying to fool the federal regulators and the rest of us into thinking that the Northeast Direct gas pipeline will run underneath the existing Eversource powerline easement across …

Letters: Regarding Trump’s supporters

Monday, January 25, 2016

To the editor: I couldn’t agree more with George Duncan’s article [Ledger-Transcript, Jan. 14], where he writes that this is no longer about Trump, this is about Trump’s supporters. Trump has been very clear about who he is as a person: He’s a real estate/casino magnate — and …

Letters: MCH gets even healthier

Monday, January 25, 2016

To the editor: I was excited to learn that Monadnock Community Hospital signed a letter of intent to explore an affiliation with Catholic Medical Center. MCH has enjoyed a long association with CMC as the referral source for many specialty procedures. I was grateful to take a ride …

Letters: International support for Bernie

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

To the editor: Bernie came to Peterborough. When I went to hear him I was greeted by a friendly person who has come from Sweden to volunteer for Bernie for two months! Her name is Bella Roscher. She works as a senior manager for climate and energy at the World …

Letter: There is no reason for a season to kill bobcats

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

In my wildest dreams I never thought I would touch a bobcat. In 32 years of living on a rural landscape in Tennessee, I have only seen two bobcats, decades apart. Both were crossing the Old Natchez Trace …

Letters: Is Bernie biting off too much?

Thursday, January 28, 2016

To the editor: In a perfect world, a lot of what Bernie Sanders says is appealing — free higher education, one-payer healthcare, break up the banks — but it’s time a get down to the nuts and bolts of this election. The devil is in the details. When …