The sky is the limit

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

A meatball that eats spaghetti, spins around and cries, a prehistoric elephant that skateboards and blows bubbles, a human jack-in-the-box that explores sound and light waves and a hybrid dance competition/rap battle in an automotive repair shop were just a few of the ideas dreamed up by winning teams from Monadnock region schools at this year’s Destination Imagination State Finals. … 0

Peterborough: Kuster: I’ll fight for solar, biomass energy legislation

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Democratic U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster said Wednesday she can’t do much to stop Kinder Morgan from building a natural gas pipeline through southwest New Hampshire. But the congresswoman assured about a dozen Peterborough officials and renewable energy experts that she will fight for legislation that subsidizes projects for solar and biomass … 0

PETERBOROUGH: Our town through her eyes

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

PETERBOROUGH—The late actress Bette Davis was known for her forceful acting and perfectionism. Davis, after all, was raised by a single mother during the U.S. woman’s suffrage movement. Yet, the summer Davis and her family lived in Peteborough might have rubbed off on her personality too. “It was a magical summer for them,” … 0

Wilton police log: March 24, 2015

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Wilton Friday, March 13 Arrest: At 5:53 p.m., police arrested Cara Couture, 26, of Nashua and charged her with driving after revocation or suspension and driving with a suspended registration. She was released on $500 personal recognizance with a court date of May 5. Sunday, March 15 Arrest: … 0

Revocations: April 2, 2015

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Revocations The state has revoked the driver’s licenses of the following residents because they were convicted of driving while intoxicated: Kathy Lou Chapman, 54, Antrim Melinda R. Powers, 37, Jaffrey Brian P. Fenton, 32, New Ipswich Jay Frederic Parker, 50, Peterborough … 0

Sports Awards: What a winter

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

If only every sports season could be as exhilarating as this winter’s was! After a fall that saw every local team out of the playoffs after only one round, the winter promised more postseason possibilities. And with the … 0

DUBLIN: ‘Granny D’ fight heads to D.C.

Monday, March 30, 2015

New Hampshire legislators are bringing the late Doris “Granny D” Haddock of Dublin’s fight for campaign finance reform to Washington, D.C. The N.H. Senate approved Senate Bill 136 Thursday. The bill demands Congress form a committee to address … 0

Food: Syrup a-boiling

Monday, March 30, 2015

Local sugar houses gave demonstrations and showed off the bounty of the season Saturday and Sunday … 0

Running: Brown wins final Chiller

Friday, March 27, 2015

The Monadnock Regional Milers held the sixth and final race of the season last weekend. The race was based at Eastern Mountain Sports. The course was longer than usual heading from Con Val High School down to Main … 0

Wilton police log: March 19, 2015

Monday, March 30, 2015

Wilton Friday, Feb. 13 Arrest: At 9:09 p.m., police arrested Thomas McGinnis III, 26, of Nashua and charged him with possession of a controlled or narcotic drug. He was released on $3,000 personal recognizance bail. Police also arrested Jennifer McGinnis, 29, of Littleton and charged her with possession … 0

Court Logs - March 26, 2015

Monday, March 30, 2015

Jaffrey Corey Lyons, 29, Rindge, reckless driving, $620 fine, driver’s license revoked for 60 days, completion of a LDAC evaluation; DWI, not guilty; failure to use a directional signal, complaint placed on file without finding. Thomas Ledoux, 26, Jaffrey, possession of prescription drugs, possession of controlled drug, $350 … 0

Letters: Don’t stop questioning

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

To the editor: Your “3 steps forward, 3 steps back” editorial published March 24 was interesting, but flawed. Your lead paragraph was thought-provoking: Why question the Medicaid expansion — also known as “Taxpayer Subsidized Health Care Act” or Obamacare or ACA — the decision has been made! I … 0

Viewpoint: Addressing obstacles to civil discourse

Friday, March 27, 2015

Civil discourse in its most pure and natural form is a language of dispassionate objectivity that lends itself as a tool to society to promote understanding through the communication of thoughts and ideas that are subject to change and growth as new information is uncovered and absorbed. Such … 0