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Letter: Just a four-letter word

01-10-2023 11:50 AM

This year may not be a good one for bears in New Hampshire. And it’s probably their own fault. You see, they’re stirring around in their winter lairs already, getting pretty rambunctious as a matter of fact. I hesitate to use the “w” word, so I’ll...


Letter: Taxpayers shouldn’t cover full-day kindergarten

01-10-2023 11:50 AM

I was just reading the article on the Mascenic school budget, and there was one thing that bothered me. I am speaking of full-day kindergarten.It said that 83 percent of the district's parents are for it. I'm not surprised, as I am sure parents paying...


Opinion: Making the case for Biden

01-10-2023 11:48 AM

By ALLEN J. DAVIS

Allen J. Davis of Dublin is an educator and racial justice activist. Barack Obama shattered a glass ceiling and was, arguably, a very effective president. Joe Biden has done more in his first two White House years than Obama did in eight. Biden’s...


Letter: Column brings back memory

01-05-2023 2:28 PM

I got such a kick out of your opinion article of Dec. 29 titled “The emergence of bathing” that I thought I would pass along this memory.The year was 1955, when I was 12 and my brother was 8. My mother had just been diagnosed with polio and was in an...


Editorial: Share what’s happening

01-03-2023 9:00 AM

A new year brings a new opportunity for us to encourage you to help us build a stronger newspaper and a stronger community.We have a small staff and work hard to cover the news and events of 16 towns. We only know what we know – and what you tell us –...


Letter: Bring gratitude, not rudeness, to local stores

03-23-2020 6:37 PM

 To the editor:I’m witnessing and hearing about more cases of people being rude to employees of our local stores, hospital, and local service providers. Yes, this is a crisis and people are stressed out. But these employees need to hear our gratitude,...


Letter: Take outbreak seriously for everyone

03-23-2020 6:36 PM

 To the editor:Thank you Ledger-Transcript for being a community resource for Covid-19 virus information – open to non-subscribers on your website as well as covering important regional news about the virus in the paper.The lesson heard from Italy,...


The long history of the G.A.R. Hall

08-05-2019 6:12 PM

By JANE EKLUND​​​​​​​

In the early part of the 19th century, young scholars had to travel to other towns – some traveled across the state – to get an education more advanced than what could be obtained in the local one-room schoolhouses.The 1830s are often described in the...


History: Wild animals posed a threat in settlers days

05-01-2019 2:46 PM

By Jane Eklund

Wild animals are frequently mentioned in the old town histories; settlers had to contend with bear and moose and wolves. Ironically, at the time many of the histories were written, those critters had been largely killed off or driven off to more...


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