News

Displaying articles 101 to 120 out of 2835 total.
6

SEIZED AND SOLD: Taken for taxes and ‘waiting to die’: A N.H. homeowner struggles to keep his home

07-01-2024 4:05 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

The overdue tax bill facing John Jones felt like a death sentence.​The lifelong resident of the Live-Free-or-Die state had been late to pay his taxes before, but this time was different.Jones, 66, owed $5,097.44 to the city of Franklin, a...


SEIZED AND SOLD: Despite governor’s order, hundreds of properties seized for unpaid taxes during pandemic

07-01-2024 4:01 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

At the start of the pandemic, New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu wanted to make sure no one lost their home.Like governors around the country, he used his executive powers to suspend mortgage foreclosures and issued a moratorium on evictions. And in the...


Rudra Aryal takes over as Jaffrey-Rindge Rotary president

07-01-2024 12:01 PM

By ASHLEY SAARI

On Thursday evening, Jaffrey-Rindge Rotary Presidents John McCarthy and Bill Coleman conveyed the gavel to the club’s new president, Rudra Aryal, in a ceremony which included officially naming the new club officers and board of directors.Aryal moved...


Author Rinker Buck opens Monadnock Lyceum season

07-01-2024 12:01 PM

By ASHLEY SAARI

Author Rinker Buck was a teenager the first time he discovered that writing worked for him.Buck was the first speaker in this season’s Monadnock Summer Lyceum, a series of lectures held every Sunday at the Unitarian Universalist Church. Buck, the...


BUSINESS: Melanie Neily is the new owner of Peterborough Diner

07-01-2024 11:24 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

The Peterborough Diner is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, and recently welcomed a new owner, Melanie Neily.Neily and her business partners Greg and Krystal Sherwin are committed to maintaining the diner's historic character and its...


Lyndeborough will award Boston Post Cane

07-01-2024 11:01 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

Longtime Lyndeborough resident Lucy Schmidt, who received the town’s Boston Post Cane in 2014 as its oldest resident, died June 19 at the age of 104, and the town has identified the cane’s next recipient.Schmidt moved to Lyndeborough from Salem,...


Local students receive pins at MWCC ceremony

06-30-2024 12:02 PM

Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) welcomed 11 students in a traditional pinning ceremony, including Janelle Vitello of Jaffrey.The group of students were welcomed by President James Vander Hooven, Dean Kimberly Shea, and Program Director Tara...


Dublin Fire Chief Thomas Vanderbilt hits 20-year mark

06-29-2024 12:01 PM

Dublin Fire Chief Thomas Vanderbilt was recently recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians for achieving 20 consecutive years of national EMS certification.To maintain his status as a nationally registered EMT, Vanderbilt...


Rindge students named to Phi Theta Kappa

06-29-2024 8:00 AM

The Phi Delta chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at Mount Wachusett Community College welcomed 59 new members to its ranks, including Samantha Boutwell and Summer Chamberlain of Rindge.Founded in 1918, Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) recognizes the...


Peterborough Town Cemeteries join Wreaths Across America effort

06-29-2024 8:00 AM

Peterborough Town Cemeteries is participating in the national nonprofit Wreaths Across America’s (WAA) annual Giving in July campaign.The goal for Peterborough Town Cemeteries is to support efforts that help unify and celebrate veterans and military...


Rinker Buck leads off Monadnock Summer Lyceum

06-28-2024 12:04 PM

PeterboroughBuck leads off lyceum seriesSince 1828, the end of June has marked the beginning of the eight Sunday events of the Monadnock Summer Lyceum.This year, the series begins June 30 with author Rinker Buck addressing the question “What Makes a...


Words About Wilton: Gail Hoar – The academics of the circus

06-28-2024 12:03 PM

The problem – How to enrich the body as well as the mind in K-to-12 schools.The solution – Add circus arts to the curriculum.I first met Jackie Davis in the mid-1990s during one of Wilton’s Arts and Film Festival Main Street events. She was performing...


STATE OF THE DISTRICTS: Tom Ronning – Reflections on a big year at Wilton-Lyndeborough

06-28-2024 12:01 PM

By TOM RONNING

As we conclude our 2023-2024 academic year, we are delighted to share some of the numerous accomplishments and milestones our students and staff have achieved.This year has been marked by remarkable academic progress, enhanced extracurricular...


Jarvis Coffin: Off the Highway – Good, quality thunder

06-28-2024 12:01 PM

Last week, we sat on the porch as it was getting dark listening to the sound of rolling thunder. The atmosphere was unsettled after a week of scorching heat. Rain came down in sheets, carrying away the driveway gravel with it. Towering thunderclouds...


Lyndeborough Zoning Board lifts moratorium, allows shed

06-27-2024 12:05 PM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

Tom and Ginny Chrisenton can begin construction on a roughly 160-square-foot woodshed after the Zoning Board overturned a moratorium Monday preventing the approval of building permits on lots accessed by Western Way, a private road maintained by the...


SEEKING SOLUTIONS: Microtransit could be rural transportation option

06-27-2024 12:04 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS and BILL FONDA

On a recent public Zoom meeting to discuss transportation in the region, Mary Vallier Kaplan, a Peterborough resident who is legally blind, lamented the lack of public transportation options.“There are a lot of us in Peterborough who are unable to...


Towns seek summer employees for recreation departments

06-27-2024 12:03 PM

By ISABELLA MESSA

With summer having just begun, many college students have returned home and high school students on summer vacation are seeking jobs in and around the towns where they live.Along with from local businesses, town recreation departments are looking for...


Learn about local support groups and resources

06-27-2024 11:46 AM

The Monadnock Ledger-Transcript’s Resource Guide includes information about local services, including support groups, parenting support, treatment for substance abuse, recreation departments and assistance for veterans.See our listing of local...


Company chosen for Stony Brook remediation work in Jaffrey

06-27-2024 11:33 AM

By ASHLEY SAARI

Jaffrey is moving forward with plans to restore trees and soil illegally removed from the Stony Brook housing development, with the Conservation Commission recommending NativeScapes Landscape Design to do the work.During an off-schedule meeting on...


SEEKING SOLUTIONS: Jaffrey will offer temporary meters for large, one-time water usage

06-27-2024 11:31 AM

By ASHLEY SAARI

On Monday, a familiar item was part of the Jaffrey Select Board’s consent agenda at the start of each summer season – a sewer abatement request.The reason for the request was that the water had been used to fill the owner’s pool, rather than entering...


Your Daily Puzzles

Cross|Word

An approachable redesign to a classic. Explore our "hints."

Flipart

A quick daily flip. Finally, someone cracked the code on digital jigsaw puzzles.

Really Bad Chess

Chess but with chaos: Every day is a unique, wacky board.

SpellTower

Word search but as a strategy game. Clearing the board feels really good.

Typeshift

Align the letters in just the right way to spell a word. And then more words.


Displaying articles 101 to 120 out of 2835 total.
6
RSS feed of the News section