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Peterborough: Man faces drug distribution charges

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

A Peterborough man has been indicted on several charges of possession of drugs with intent to distribute, possession of drugs and felonious use of firearms. Khaleed Diomande, 20, of Peterborough was indicted on six charges at the Superior Court in Manchester on Thursday. An indictment is not an indication of guilt; it signifies that a jury found enough evidence to move forward with a trial. Diomande was arrested in November … 0

Baseball: Monadnock Babe Ruth signups open

Friday, March 20, 2015

The 2015 Babe Ruth 13 to 15-year-old draft will be held on April 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Humiston Field in Jaffrey. This will be a combined draft/sign up for all eligible players from the ConVal, Conant and Mascenic school districts. There will also be a noon meeting for the formation of a new board of directors. Anyone interested in a … 0

Wilton: ‘Ten Commandments’ silent film shown Sunday

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The 1923 silent film Biblical blockbluster “The Ten Commandments” will be screened at the Town Hall Theater on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. Cecil B. DeMille’s original “The Ten Commandments” was among the first Hollywood films to tackle stories from scripture on a grand scale. The picture was a popular hit in original release, … 0

Achievement:

Monday, March 2, 2015

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Saint Joseph’s College, Standish, Maine: Madison Chadbourne of Jaffrey and Patrick Martin of Wilton. To make the list students must attain a grade point average of 3.5 or better, earn no less than a … 0

Viewpoint: Help for the homeless

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

As those involved with the Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter in Peterborough know, rentals in our general area are costly. An article by Scott Carrier in the March issue of Mother Jones Magazine tells how homelessness in America is … 0

Viewpoint: Here’s what’s happening this spring

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

In a few days it will officially be spring. The days are getting longer. We dare to think about our gardens, flowers and green grass. We have hope. At the core of what we do here at The … 0

Editorial: For leadership, look to our youth

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Leadership, achieving goals and making the most of yourself through hard work are traits that ought to be instilled early in a person’s life. For those who grow up playing sports, these things are ingrained through inspiring mentorship from coaches and older teammates. And when those traits carry … 0

WLC: Renovated Florence Rideout to open for tour

Monday, March 16, 2015

WILTON — The Florence Rideout Elementary School took an important step in its renovations this month — two weeks ago, students and teachers were moved from the 1950s wing, which is set to be demolished, and into renovated … 0

Spice Cupboard: St. Patrick’s Day herbed mashed potatoes

Friday, March 13, 2015

Here we are on March 17, when leprechauns, shamrocks and potatoes are aplenty. Everything is green — well, except for the grass that is. To tell you the truth, St. Patrick’s Day holds a very special place in … 0

Sustainable Steps: Long winters are tough on farmers' heads

Monday, March 16, 2015

To me, it has been an extremely harsh winter. The persistent cold and the weekly snowstorms have depleted my energy and any enthusiasm I may feel about “a farmer’s slow time” in winter. If I am not shoveling snow or breaking ice out of water buckets, I am … 0

Manchester: Social media workshop set

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Christine Halvorson of Halvorson New Media will lead a workshop, “Social Media for Business,” at the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications in Manchester on Friday. The day-long workshop will explore using social media as a tool for businesses or organizations. Halvorson will walk participants through creating and … 0

Keene: Screening, talk on memory loss

Monday, February 23, 2015

A Caring to Remember Community Conversation on memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia will be held at the Historical Society of Cheshire County on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. Hosted by AARP New Hampshire and New Hampshire Public Television, the program will begin with a 30-minute … 0

Editorial: Town Meeting makes a difference

Monday, March 16, 2015

Town Meeting is a special time. It’s a place for town business, of course, where the budget gets set, voters decide whether or not to purchase new town equipment, or fix up town buildings and shore up capital reserves. But that’s not all that Town Meeting is about. … 0