Concord: Anthem speaks on data security breach in N.H.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Editor’s note: this story is adapted from an article which appeared in Wednesday’s Concord Monitor. Almost four weeks after the insurer disclosed a massive nationwide data breach, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield released an initial estimate on the number of New Hampshire customers “impacted” by the cyberattack: 667,866. That figure, announced in a statement from Anthem yesterday afternoon, includes both current and former customers as far back as 2004. It … 0

Peterborough: Carbon footprint Conversation March 10

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture, in partnership with the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, presents a Community Conversation about Personal Options for Lowering Our Carbon Footprint, on March 10 at 7 p.m., in the Monadnock Center’s Bass Hall, in Peterborough. Energy is always in the news, and there is lots of information about big scale stuff: wind, solar, natural gas, etc. This conversation looks … 0

Peterborough: Gents bow, ladies know how

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The late Bob McQuillen of Peterborough was a longtime teacher at ConVal, as well as a larger-than-life figure in the contra dance world. He is known for his music, and for passing on his love of it to younger musicians. Yet, McQuillen also succeeded a line of contra dance legends in the Monadnock … 0

Peterborough: Community Conversation on children and digital media set

Thursday, January 29, 2015

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture, in partnership with the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, presents a Community Conversation on Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. As our world becomes more engaged and dependent on digital media, this presents great opportunities, but also some disturbing effects on young people and their … 0

WLC: School traffic, a growing concern, being reviewed

Monday, February 2, 2015

The Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative School Board has been working to come up with a new traffic plan to control traffic at Lyndeborough Central School, which is soon to become the district’s SAU offices, kindergarten and preschool facilities. The Lyndeborough Select Board has expressed concerns previously this year about what … 0

Roundup: Conant girls still can’t be beat; now 13-0

Monday, February 2, 2015

Conant girls’ basketball The Orioles dominated an outmatched Hillsboro-Deering team on Wednesday night, winning 35-8. Conant jumped out to an 18-0 lead after the first quarter and led 21-1 at the half. With coach Dave Springfield opting to provide minutes for all his players, Madison Springfield was held … 0

Coping with rising costs

Monday, February 2, 2015

The rising cost of health insurance premiums is impacting small business owners like Kelly Bergeron, who says if not for that her employees might see higher raises. But the Affordable Care Act may provide an avenue for lower … 0

Region: Planning Commission studies future trends

Friday, January 23, 2015

The Southwest Region Planning Commission has recently completed and adopted, “Monadnock Region Future: A Plan for Southwest New Hampshire.” The document, which is advisory in nature, is intended to serve as a resource for the region’s 34 communities as well as organizations, institutions, and other entities with an … 0

Wilton: Bridge replacement may need more funding

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

WILTON — While the town will not be requesting any funds this year, the looming replacement of the King Brook Road Bridge may require one more addition to the capital reserve next year. Department of Public Works Director Steve Elliott told the Select Board on Monday that King … 0

Wilton: Select Board wants tax hit reduced

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

WILTON — As the Wilton Budget Committee poises to finalize the proposed budget on Saturday, the Select Board is calling for either deeper cuts or more revenues to offset the expected rise in the taxpayer’s contribution. The board discussed the proposed budget of $4,778,214 on Monday. That proposal … 0

Wilton police log: Jan. 27, 2015

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Wilton Saturday, Jan. 17 Arrest: At 4:34 p.m., police arrested Jessica Bird, 24, Wilton, and charged her with assault. She was released on $5,000 personal recognizance bail and issued a court date of March 10 at the 9th Circuit Court, Milford. Sunday, Jan. 18 Vehicles off the road: … 0

Editorial: Enough hot air — time to play ball

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The two weeks leading up to the Super Bowl are always a time for media hype, overblown issues and millions of words dedicated to discussing things most NFL fans already know. This year is no exception to that rule. In fact, it’s the best example in recent memory … 0

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, … 0