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Peterborough: Man faces drug distribution charges

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

A Peterborough man has been indicted on several charges of possession of drugs with intent to distribute, possession of drugs and felonious use of firearms. Khaleed Diomande, 20, of Peterborough was indicted on six charges at the Superior Court in Manchester on Thursday. An indictment is not an indication of guilt; it signifies that a jury found enough evidence to move forward with a trial. Diomande was arrested in November … 0

Baseball: Monadnock Babe Ruth signups open

Friday, March 20, 2015

The 2015 Babe Ruth 13 to 15-year-old draft will be held on April 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Humiston Field in Jaffrey. This will be a combined draft/sign up for all eligible players from the ConVal, Conant and Mascenic school districts. There will also be a noon meeting for the formation of a new board of directors. Anyone interested in a … 0

Wilton: ‘Ten Commandments’ silent film shown Sunday

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The 1923 silent film Biblical blockbluster “The Ten Commandments” will be screened at the Town Hall Theater on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. Cecil B. DeMille’s original “The Ten Commandments” was among the first Hollywood films to tackle stories from scripture on a grand scale. The picture was a popular hit in original release, … 0

Sustainable Steps: Overcoming weight loss resistance

Thursday, February 26, 2015

I can’t tell you how often I sit across the desk from people, women especially, who are very clear that they are doing everything they need to lose weight, including counting calories and regular exercise, but who are … 0

Parent Wise: The many faces of peer pressure

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Peer pressure. It’s a term that provokes fear in every parent-fear that children will succumb to the negative influence of classmates and friends to behave in dangerous ways. Parents worry that being liked and a part of the … 0

Boys’ basketball: Litts scores 1,000 in two years at WLC

Monday, March 2, 2015

The 1,000-point milestone is one of the most sought-after in high school sports. Often, a team’s star player will reach that mark in one of the last games of their senior season, and if they can do it … 0

Letters: Edelblut for water commissioner

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

To the editor: I am the current chairman of the Wilton Water Commission. I am writing today to offer my sincere recommendation of State Representative Frank Edelblut for the position as Wilton water commissioner in the Wilton town election coming up on March 10. Mr. Edelblut is currently … 0

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. … 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 … 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 … 0

Roundup: Warriors lose battle of two top-four teams

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

WLC boys’ basketball The Warriors lost a battle with Epping on Tuesday night, 57-53. “It was nip and tuck all the way,” said Warriors coach Ken Garnham after the game. DIV Player of the Year candidate Jordan Litts dropped 21 points in the loss, outscored only by Epping … 0

Running: Traffie, McGurk tops in fourth Chiller

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Here are the results of the fourth Monadnock Milers Winter Chiller road race. Held on Saturday, the race started and finished at the BeFit Fitness Center in New Ipswich. The below zero weather didn’t keep the runners away. … 0

Viewpoints: Actions to address climate change

Friday, February 20, 2015

Weather related disaster costs have risen from an average of $50 billion per year in the 1980s to over $200 billion per year in the last decade, according to the World Bank. We are playing warming roulette, putting … 0