Lyndeborough: Hiker falls to her death

Monday, January 26, 2015

A 50-year-old Massachusetts woman died following a hiking accident in the area of Purgatory Falls on Sunday afternoon. Dorie Goldman, 50, of Amherst, Massachusetts, was hiking with a companion at the town line of Mont Vernon and Lyndeborough, when she slipped from the edge of a steep embankment, falling 15 feet into the water, according to a press release issued by N.H. Fish and Game on Sunday night. Goldman “succumbed to her injuries from the fall and subsequent immersion in the frigid waters,” the press release reads. Goldman’s official cause of death has yet to be determined by the State’s Medical Examiner. Goldman parked and … 0

Region readies for big storm

Monday, January 26, 2015

The Monadnock region, like much of the Northeast, was bracing Monday for a winter storm forecasted to bring blizzard conditions to parts of Hillsborough and Cheshire counties. Yet the attitude throughout the region seemed calmer than in New York City and Boston, which were predicted to receive record levels of snowfall. Chief David Chamberlain of the Jaffrey Fire Department summarized this attitude Monday … 0

Dublin: Fulfilling Hayashi’s dream

Monday, January 26, 2015

Editor's note: The Harris Center has postponed the Jan. 31 hike through the former Camp Chenoa property to Feb. 8, due to expected weather conditions. As a group of nearly 30 hikers winds through the woods, Meade Cadot of Hanock calls a halt to the procession to point out the bounding tracks of … 0

Milestones: Edelblut makes Dean’s List

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Wheaton College (Ill.) student Micah Edelblut of Wilton, was named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2014 semester. He is majoring in Environmental Science. To earn Dean’s List honors at Wheaton, an undergraduate student must carry 12 or more credit hours and achieve a 3.5 grade point … 0

Legislative outlook 2015: New Hampshire has a customer problem

Monday, January 12, 2015

The most important task of the Legislature is creating a budget that will fund state operations for the next two years. This budget will determine the services and resources New Hampshire will provide its residents and businesses, and … 0

Roundup: Litts flirts with quadruple-double

Thursday, January 8, 2015

WLC boys’ basketball The Warriors dominated in their win at Nute Friday night. WLC won 86-45; star Jordan Litts had an incredible game, with 18 points, 13 steals, 12 rebounds and seven assists — three shy of a … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: ML

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Front row: Ephram Ducharme, Anabelle Bergstrom, Mackenzie Parker-Christou Back: Jacob Boette, Cody Swett, Valari Vander-Heyden Ephram and Anabelle are 6th, Jacob & Valari are 7th, and Cody and Mackenzie are 8th. … 0

Concord: Unemployment tax rate reduced in NH

Friday, January 9, 2015

As a result of a healthy Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund that had a balance of more than $275 million every day in the fourth quarter of 2014, Gov. Maggie Hassan and Employment Security Commissioner George Copadis announced a 1-percent reduction in the unemployment tax rate for all New … 0

Wilton police log: Jan. 13, 2015

Monday, January 12, 2015

Wilton Wednesday, Dec. 7 Mediation: At noon, police mediated a civil issue on Eastville Drive. Suspicious person: At 3:32 p.m., police responded to a report of a suspicious person going door-to-door on Intervale Road selling meat. Police were unable to locate the person. Accident: At 11:33 p.m., police … 0

Jaffrey: a perfect pairing

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Over a year ago, Becky Sakellariou and Patrice Pinette sat in Aesop’s Tables in Peterborough, chatting and admiring photographs that were up on the wall. Both poets, Sakellariou and Pinette started to imagine such a gallery for poetry. … 0

Viewpoint: China and the United States in an economic race

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The Chinese and American economies could be going in opposite directions, at least for the short and midterm, given the fact that presently we are running neck to neck. Let us first examine the U.S. economic trends. We know that low rates may be good for stocks, as … 0

Wilton police log: Jan. 8, 2015

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Wilton Thursday, Jan. 1 Arrest: At 1:48 p.m., police arrested Joseph Schneider, 19, of Merrimack and charged him with DWI and unlawful transportation of alcohol and Alec Beaulieu, 19, of Merimack, and charged him with unlawful possession of alcohol. Schneider was released on $500 personal recognizance bail and … 0

Viewpoint: Time to start over

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Here we go again — we have reached the official “starting over” month. This means that it is out with last year’s cream-filled donuts and in with one of those skinny, uninteresting, low-fat English muffins — well, maybe with just a touch of butter and jam on it. … 0