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Peterborough/Wilton: Founding farmers

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

WILTON — Nowadays, community supported agriculture is everywhere. It’s a basic concept. Members pay for their goods upfront, so that farmers have some capital to start their growing season. And in return, members of the community supported agriculture, or CSA, are guaranteed a portion of what’s grown, fresh from the farm to their table, at various intervals throughout the season. For nearly 30 years, it’s the concept that has supported the Temple-Wilton Community Farm, located in Wilton — the oldest Community Supported Agriculture model in the United States. On Sunday, the Peterborough Grange will be honoring the three original farmers that made it happen: Lincoln … 0

Achievement:

Monday, October 13, 2014

Hannah Putnam of Wilton performed in Colby-Sawyer College’s fall theater production of “The Importance of Being Earnest,” a comedic play by Oscar Wilde. Performances were held in the Sawyer Center Theater at Colby-Sawyer College. Putnam is an environmental science/aquatics major and a member of the class of 2018. … 0

Editorial: Rep. O’Brien isn’t right for the job

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

State Rep. Bill O’Brien (R-Mont Vernon) is not the right person to serve as speaker of the House. And there are numerous examples that serve to illustrate this point. What we know of O’Brien in the role of House speaker — he previously held the position from 2011 to 2012 — shows he is ill-equipped to deal fairly and equitably with people, that … 0

Money Matters: Have you begun preparing for tax time 2014?

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Clearly, it is difficult for working people, especially those with families, to start thinking about their 2014 tax return in October, but it is a good idea to do so. My advice to taxpayers must fall into two … 0

Wilton: Town gets $1,000 grant for energy efficiency work

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

WILTON — Two town buildings will be looked at to determine potential ways to save energy, thanks to a $1,000 grant from the New England Grass Roots Environmental fund and a donation from an anonymous resident. Rick Swanson, who is both a Select Board member and a member … 0

Roundup: Holding scores two in ConVal win

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

ConVal girls soccer The ConVal girls soccer team beat Manchester West on Tuesday in a game that the Cougars “dominated from start to finish,” according to coach David Springfield. Sylvie Holding had a pair of goals in the … 0

Wilton: ‘Sex on the Moon’ discussion at library

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

“Sex on the Moon: The Amazing Story Behind the Most Audacious Heist in History” by Ben Mezrich will be the topic for the book discussion on Oct. 23., at 7 p.m. In 2002, NASA fellow Thad Roberts hatched the most daring heist ever conceived — steal NASA’s precious … 0

Wilton: Children’s Service held Saturday

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

The Christian Community: A Movement for Religious Renewal will hold the Children’s Service at 10 a.m. and the Act of Consecration of Man at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday in the eurythmy room of The Pine Hill Waldorf School in Wilton. This is a monthly event usually on the … 0

ML: Myopia: Bad for New Hampshire

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

To the editor: I was quite concerned when I read the letter to the editor written by Mr. Cleveland of Rindge. In the last paragraph of his letter he stated that “liberals cry for bipartisanship only when it benefits them.” As a progressive “liberal” and a member of … 0

ParentWise: The things we carry from the past

Friday, October 3, 2014

When I heard about Adrian Peterson’s switch-beating of his 4-year-old son, with all the gruesome details, I was filled with disgust. Then he claimed that he was brought up that way and he did it to teach his … 0

Achievement:

Monday, October 6, 2014

The following first-year students are attending Plymouth State University this fall: from Greenville: Mikayla Logan; Jaffrey: Jenna Sirois; New Ipswich: Briana Sullivan; Peterborough: Michael Allen, Meaghan Hodge; and Wilton: James Edmunds, Kimberly Edmunds, Sophie LeVert. … 0

Letter: Media is no longer a service

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

To the editor: I participated with my family at the NYC People’s Climate March on Sept. 21. Despite the massive turnout and visible participation of key politicians and world leaders, there was very little media coverage. The main topics in the media of that day were the “NFL … 0

Editorial: A call to action on the heroin problem

Monday, October 6, 2014

“Heroin — ‘This problem is here’” was a headline on last Thursday’s front page. For some of us, that was news. For others, it wasn’t. Ron Smith lost his son to a heroin overdose more than two years ago. Today, he tells his story. We know others in … 0