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Cleta Dudley of New Ipswich tests a section of the Souhegan River in Greenville, a task she does every two weeks as part of a monitoring program.

New Ipswich: Healthy river, healthy towns

Monday, August 31, 2015

It’s just after 8 a.m., and raindrops patter on the surface of the Souhegan River — stronger than a misting, but not quite a full-fledged rain. Cleta Dudley of New Ipswich, carrying a vial and a bottle, makes her way down the steep embankment from the road to the river’s edge, stopping on her way to dig out a piece … 0

Wilton: Rummage sale tradition expands to a regularly open thrift store

Monday, August 31, 2015

WILTON — A pair of kid’s athletic shorts, never worn, with the tag still advertising their original $24.99 price, is $1. A working microwave sits among the household appliances, a steal for $10. On shelving filled with small items, knick-knacks and gaming consoles, a commemorative souvenir from the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II … 0

Greenville / New Ipswich / Wilton: Warmer temperatures, lower flows mark E. coli readings

Monday, August 31, 2015

Warmer temperatures and lower flows in the Souhegan and Merrimack rivers are producing generally expected seasonal E. coli readings in both rivers, according to the latest test done by the Souhegan Watershed Association. The Souhegan is a smaller river and reflects any pollution more quickly. The upper stretch of the river tested OK as far as Wilton, but from Wilton through Milford and … 0

Wilton: Silent railroad film series continues Sunday

Monday, August 3, 2015

The summer series of silent railroad films continues with“Red Signals,” a 1927 film about sabotage on a western railroad, screening at the Town Hall Theatre on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. The train-themed movies in this series are all … 0

Jaffrey: How does data define us?

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

JAFFREY — Posts to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Credit card purchases. Cellphone GPS signals. These are just three of the sources of the 2.5 quintillion bytes of data created every day. And yet, how does all of this data affect us? Philipp Krüger will explore this and more … 0

Wilton: ‘Into the Woods’ opening at Andy’s

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

A production of “Into the Woods” will open at Andy’s Summer Playhouse Friday at 7:30 p.m. Directed by nationally known director John McCluggage, this production will showcase the talents of 21 Andy’s kids who sing and dance and … 0

Wilton: Tremont turned into a one-way street

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

WILTON — In a split decision, the Select Board changed the flow of traffic on Tremont Street to make it safer for children making their way to and from Florence Rideout Elementary School. Selectman Kermit Williams, citing concerns … 0

Editorial: ML

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

We’re all Cecil the Lion. In the aftermath of the tragic death of Cecil the Lion at the hands of Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer … 0

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 … 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 … 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, … 0

Softball: N.E. Ravens tryouts start tomorrow

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Tryouts for the New England Ravens fastpitch softball teams will be held this month at Franklin Pierce University’s softball field. The teams will play in six to eight travel tournaments next summer in the northeast region. The New … 0

Region: ‘Nurse Is In’ clinics planned around the region in August

Thursday, July 30, 2015

A Wellness nurse from Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services will be available at the following “Nurse Is In” clinics where people of all age can have blood pressure checked and ask health questions. Dublin, Aug. 18, Community Center, noon to 1 p.m. Greenville, Aug. 20, Greenville Falls … 0