Contact Us

General contact information

Phone: 603-924-7172

Fax: 603-924-3681

Mail:P.O. Box 36, Peterborough NH 03458

E-Mail:  NewsClassifiedsAdvertisingCirculation


HeatherMcKernan-MLStaff.jpg Heather McKernan

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Heather McKernan has been publisher of the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript since 1995. She has a degree in writing from St. Lawrence University and an MBA and Master's in journalism from Syracuse University. Responsible for all aspects of the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript's operations, she consults with the newsroom editors and oversees business operations including advertising, circulation and accounting. She has worked for newspapers in upstate New York and North Carolina and joined the Concord Monitor in 1989 as human resources manager and later became controller. She is active in several community organizations and is on the board for the Monadnock Center for History and Culture. She also has served on the boards of the The River Center, The Family Center, the Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communication at Franklin Pierce University, the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce and the Community Prevention Coalition. Heather lives in Peterborough where she enjoys running and a variety of outdoor activities.


Tony Marquis

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benconant-mlstaff.JPG Ben Conant

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Ben Conant joined the Ledger-Transcript staff as an editor in 2013. A member of ConVal's class of 2000, Conant graduated from the journalism program at Keene State College in 2010. Prior to joining the Ledger-Transcript, Conant worked at the Concord Monitor for three years; he was the editor of the Monitor's free alt-weekly newspaper, the Concord Insider. He moved to Peterborough in 1993 and has lived in or around the Monadnock region ever since. He currently lives out Four Winds Farm way.

E-mail: bconant@ledgertranscript.com
Reporters and News Staff

Abby Kessler

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DaveAnderson-MLStaff.jpg Dave Anderson

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Dave Anderson joined the Ledger-Transcript in 2004. He was awarded the 2012 Writer of the Year by the New Hampshire Press Association. He is a graduate of St. Lawrence University, and has lived in the Monadnock region since 1975. Prior to joining the Ledger-Transcript, he worked in editing or production jobs for several magazine publishers, including BYTE/McGraw Hill and Helmers Publishing in Peterborough and PennWell Publishing in Nashua. Dave and his wife, Kathy, live in Hancock. They have three grown children.

E-mail: danderson@ledgertranscript.com

AshleySaari-MLStaff.jpg Ashley Saari

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Ashley Saari started with the Ledger Transcript as a reporter in November 2011. A graduate of Mascenic Regional High School, she graduated from Franklin Pierce University with bachelor degrees in English and mass communication. She participated in the print newspaper, The Pierce Arrow, and the online newspaper, The Exchange, while in college, as well as Franklin Pierce's two literary magazines. She was born and raised in New Ipswich, and currently lives in Rindge.

E-mail: asaari@ledgertranscript.com

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Nicholas Handy joined the Ledger-Transcript in February 2015 as a reporter. He graduated from Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island, in May 2014. He was previously lead reporter for the online news website golocalworcester.com. He was born and raised in Keene and now resides in Troy.

E-mail: nhandy@ledgertranscript.com

Toby Theodore

Circulation Manager
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JillHacking-MLStaff.jpg Jill Hacking

Ad Production
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Jill Hacking, ad designer, works with sales and production staff. She's been in the newspaper and printing fields for 30 years. When she's not in the office, she can be found on a lake in her kayak.

E-mail: jhacking@ledgertranscript.com

Elizabeth Krason

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Sales Representatives

CharlieLyle-MLstaff-ml-102915.jpg Charlie Lyle

Sales Representative
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Charlie joined the Ledger-Transcript in 2015 after a decade-long stewardship of the Benjamin Prescott Inn, providing a strong foundation in the Monadnock business community. Prior to owning the inn, Charlie worked in IT and supply chain management for 3M. He brings a flair for the artistic, experience in graphic design and a Franklin Pierce degree in computer systems, all contributing to his enthusiasm for helping local entrepreneurs grow their businesses.

E-mail: clyle@ledgertranscript.com

NerissaOsborne-mlstaff.JPG Nerissa Osborne

Sales Representative
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Nerissa Osborne is the advertising sales representative for the towns of Dublin, Harrisville, Marlborough, Keene, Swanzey, Troy and the western territory. She previously worked as sales manager for the Friendly Loom Division at Harrisville Designs and as office manager for Bauhan Publishing. The current treasurer of Marlboro Morris & Sword, Nerissa is also an active member of the Keene BNI-ABC Chapter and serves as a visitor host. When she's not in the office or performing with Marlboro Morris & Sword, Nerissa lives in Harrisville and enjoys the outdoors.

E-mail: nosborne@ledgertranscript.com

CindySchlosser-MLstaff.jpg Cynthia "Cindy" Schlosser

Sales Representative
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Cindy joined the Ledger Transcript in July 2015 as an advertising sales representative serving accounts in downtown Peterborough. She moved to the Monadnock region in 1972 and has had a number of jobs in magazine publishing, but spent much of her career with The Old Farmer's Almanac (Yankee Publishing) and retired from there in 2014. She loves working with the paper's core Peterborough accounts and being downtown every day.

E-mail: cschlosser@ledgertranscript.com

Clark Miller

Sales Representative
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Liane Emond

Sales Support
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