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Fairpoint employees in New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine are on strike after the telecommunications provider declared an impasse during contract renegotiations.

Peterborough: Fairpoint workers picketing over contract negotiations

Monday, October 20, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A handful of local Fairpoint technicians picketing on Concord Street outside the Fairpoint facility on Monday and Friday are some of the 1,700 employees on strike in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine, after a failed attempt by two unions to renegotiate the unionized workforces’s contract. These employees — part of the Communications Workers of America and the International … 0

Roundup: Sturges scores two for ConVal

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

ConVal boys soccer ConVal beat Manchester West 4-1 on Tuesday Max Sturges scored two goals in the first ten minutes of game, assisted by Aiden Hall on the first and Noah Cail on second. Nate Sullivan scored the third goal off a pass from Ian Szep. Manchester West then scored to make it a 3-1 game in the second half. Micah Black netted … 0

Editorial: Food and farming go hand in hand

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

If you were lost in the woods, would you want a handful of dollars or a handful of food? That question, posed by farmer Ruth Holmes at Tuesday’s Community Conversation in Peterborough’s Bass Hall, is a pithy and profound way to get to the core of both the fundamental problems and fantastic possibilities facing the Monadnock region — and the world — today. … 0

Roundup: ConVal boys stay undefeated after home win

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

ConVal boys soccer The Cougars faced Monadnock in ConVal’s first home game of the season on Tuesday afternoon. The game was 0-0 at half; 4:12 into the second half, Nate Sullivan scored on a feed from Ian Szep … 0

Rindge: No yields in search for ‘spice’

Friday, September 5, 2014

Editor’s note: This article appears in the Sept. 6 edition of the Concord Monitor. In recent weeks, Rep. Susan Emerson of Rindge has trekked around to dozens of stores in her community and nearby towns in search of “spice,” or the synthetic marijuana substance that prompted Gov. Maggie … 0

Letter: School choice good for families

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

To the editor: Late last month, the N.H. Supreme Court upheld our state’s School Choice Law. This law encourages businesses to provide scholarship funding to low-income families so that they can send their kids to the schools that best fit their learning needs, or to help cover the … 0

Wilton: Elephant features end summer series

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The finale of the summer-long all-star animal silent film extravaganza at the Wilton Town Hall Theatre will be an elephant double feature screening on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. “Soul of the Beast,” a 1923 film, stars Oscar the Elephant, who accompanies a circus runaway fleeing a mean stepfather. … 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

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

Viewpoint: Let’s review buffer zone facts

Friday, August 22, 2014

Jon Manley’s letter last week explained why he continues to favor the New Hampshire buffer zone law, in spite of the fact that a similar Massachusetts law was unanimously struck down by the Supreme Court. While Jon’s letter … 0

Letter: Integrity needed for N.H. Senate

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

To the editor: Republican voters in Milford, Wilton, Amherst and Merrimack have a choice to make in the upcoming State Senate primary. Of the four candidates, only one has the legislative experience, consistency and integrity to be the best senator we could ever hope for: Gary Daniels. Last … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: Board concerned about consolidation costs

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — Select Board members are concerned that emerging costs of an addition and renovations to the district’s two elementary schools could mean an impact to the town’s tax rate, despite initial promises that the breakdown of the bond payment would result in a flat rate for Lydeborough. … 0