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Meg Peterson, director of the National Writing Project in New Hampshire, speaks at the Monadnock Summer Lyceum.

Peterborough: Teachers, students need to explore more in classroom

Monday, August 3, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Second-graders explore the forest behind Antrim Elementary School to learn, hands on, about wildlife. Fourth-graders at Hancock Elementary School visit Vicuna Chocolate on Main Street to learn about the history of chocolate and to read “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” It’s these classrooms, where students learn locally and through discovery, that we need more of, said Meg Peterson, … 0

Parent Wise: Fear — it’s what anger is all about

Thursday, July 30, 2015

“If only I didn’t get so angry!” Parents know their anger causes all sorts of problems—but what do you do about it? Fear is what provokes anger. And fear is where parents live a great deal of the time. “He’s so mean to his sister, how’s he going to treat his wife?” “She … 0

Health: Balancing your hormones naturally

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Simply put, hormones are chemical messengers. They travel in your bloodstream to tissues and organs. The release of hormones is one way that parts of the body communicate with one another. Hormones affect many processes in the body, including growth and development, metabolism, sexual function/reproduction and mood. If your hormones are off it … 0

Wilton: Crematorium project aired

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

WILTON — The Zoning Board of Adjustment Tuesday approved the first step in a project that would site a crematorium on Forest Road. Carl Michaud, who owns and operates Michaud Funeral Home on Maple Street, presented the plan. … 0

Wilton: Donors sought at marrow drive

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

It takes two seconds. A swipe of a cotton swab on the inside of your cheek. But that simple act could help save a life. Wilton Ambulance is holding a drive to register potential bone marrow donors. The largest push behind the drive is EMT Jonathon Sweeney, who … 0

Letters: Nigeria can teach us about solar

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

To the editor: In “Climate Scientists Visit Town” in the June 18 edition, this paper reports eight international “experts in climate change and renewable energy” visited Peterborough’s not-even-plugged-in-yet solar facility and will bring Peterborough’s “example” back to their countries. Ha! One of the visitors was from Nigeria. Peterborough … 0

Business: Real estate transfers, May 2015

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Real estate transfers for the month of May, 2015. Antrim 30 Gregg Lake Road; Land & Bldg; $85,000; Joan M. Pierro Lt Et Al to Susan M. White. Keene Road; land; $15,000; Betty C. Mckinnon Et Al to David B. Williams Jr. 76 Mountainside Drive; Land & Bldg; … 0

Business: A look at the region's affordable housing

Monday, July 13, 2015

Lisa Brooks walked away from an abusive relationship about two years ago, leaving an upper-middle-class lifestyle behind as well. Ever since then, Brooks, who lives on $800 a month from her supplemental Social Security income, has moved from … 0

Peterborough: An end of an era for the region?

Monday, July 13, 2015

Cobblestone Publishing, one of the last publishers remaining in Peterborough, will close its office on Grove Street tomorrow. Cricket Media, Cobblestone’s parent company, is consolidating the Peterborough publisher’s operations into its Chicago office. “It is, I guess, the end of an era,” said Ted Leach, a former publisher … 1

Money Matters: Summertime is saving time

Friday, July 10, 2015

Actually, I am well aware that for many individuals and families, the summer season can bring increased spending rather than saving. For New England residents, especially, warmer weather seems like an invitation to get out and enjoy recreational … 0

Capital Beat: Climate change a hot topic

Monday, July 13, 2015

Ahead of the elections, climate change money is starting to stream into New Hampshire as national groups and donors seek to give the topic prominence during the presidential primary and other campaigns. But, not all state environmental activists see it as a totally good thing. Last week a … 0

Harris Company closes after 66 yrs.

Monday, July 13, 2015

Harris Construction Company, the sand and gravel supplier at 177 Sharon Road in Peterborough, is closing effective Thursday, according to a recorded announcement made by the Harris family. It is one of a handful of business comings and … 0

Wilton police logs: July 14, 2015

Monday, July 13, 2015

Wilton Wednesday, July 1 Suspicious activity: At 1:18 a.m., police responded to a Burns Hill Road residence for a report of suspicious activity. The resident reported seeing a man in her driveway. When she went out to confront him, he fled. Police searched the area and found no … 0