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Peterborough firefighters continue fishing derby tradition
04-18-2024 8:31 AM

By BILL FONDA

Cody Boutwell remembers taking part in the Loran Hanson Memorial Fishing Derby when he was 13 and 14 years old.Now, as a lieutenant with Peterborough Fire & Rescue, Boutwell is one of the people responsible for keeping the derby going, as the...

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Jack Kidd and Kidd Gloves make donation to Mt. Monadnock Little League
04-16-2024 8:33 AM

By BILL FONDA

Helping others comes naturally to 16-year-old Jack Kidd of Hancock.“It’s awesome,” said his stepfather, Mike Crowe. “He’s been a very perceptive kid for a long time.”Jack has helped his family buy and deliver turkey dinners for Thanksgiving, and when...


Marty Gitlin to present “The Ultimate Red Sox Nation” April 15 at Chamberlin Free Public Library in Greenville
04-01-2024 7:31 AM

By BILL FONDA

Martin Gitlin grew up near Cleveland, but a trip to Fenway Park in Boston as a 10-year-old in 1967 – the Boston Red Sox “Impossible Dream” season – proved life-changing.“It was such a treat. After that, I vowed I was going to move to New England,” he...


HOMETOWN HEROES: Jessie Salisbury lives and writes Lyndeborough’s history
03-26-2024 8:35 AM

By BILL FONDA

Jessie Salisbury’s family was living in Alaska when her father had to retire for health reasons.According to her, he always said he would someday move to Virginia, where he was stationed in World War I. Instead, the family, including 12-year-old...


Former bus driver for ConVal transportation company charged in child pornography case
03-21-2024 10:11 AM

By BILL FONDA

One of the two Keene residents charged in connection with the alleged production of child sexual abuse material was a bus driver for the transportation company that serves the ConVal School District.According to a statement from U.S. Attorney Jane E....


Charles Morey is planning a big season at Peterborough Players
03-20-2024 8:32 AM

By BILL FONDA

In a little less than three months, on June 19, the 91st Peterborough Players season begins with “Noises Off,” a classic comedy that Chuck Morey hopes will be the first in a series of big shows that draw big crowds to the converted barn at 55 Hadley...


Mason Town Meeting approves community power plan
03-18-2024 11:29 AM

By BILL FONDA

Mason will pursue a community power program, after Town Meeting voted to approve the town’s plan Saturday morning.Community power allows municipalities to purchase power in bulk for residents, with the intent of negotiating lower rates and the...


ConVal officials, residents cite concern over charter schools
03-05-2024 8:30 AM

By BILL FONDA

If reconfiguration results in the ConVal School District closing any of its schools – the current recommendation is for Francestown Elementary School, Dublin Consolidated School, Pierce School in Bennington and Temple Elementary School to close –...


Online survey shows opposition to ConVal plan
03-05-2024 8:20 AM

By BILL FONDA

Of 132 people who recently took an online, unscientific survey conducted by the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript as of March 1, 70 opposed the ConVal reconfiguration plan, while 52 supported it and seven were undecided. Three were not from the...


Hometown Heroes: Donat Bay’s ‘destiny’ leads him to Plowshare Farm in Greenfield
02-27-2024 9:24 AM

By BILL FONDA

How does someone from Switzerland end up co-founding a lifesharing community in the Monadnock region where people of various abilities – including those with special needs – live and work side by side?“I guess it’s destiny,” said Donat Bay, founder of...


Peterborough committee seeks time for alternatives to demolishing homes
02-12-2024 10:32 AM

By BILL FONDA

The Dubois family has a permit to demolish the houses they own at 23 Gulf Road, 24 Gulf Road, 1 Gulf Road and 26 Crosby Road, and Our Town Landscaping has been working on the properties.However, because of the size of the properties and age of the...


Friends and colleagues remember John Vance
02-05-2024 2:31 PM

By BILL FONDA

When Chris Heider joined ConVal Community Dollars for Scholars six years ago, he said the name John Vance “was always legendary” within the organization.“It was kind of the first thing you heard about John Vance,” he said. “You ask, ‘Who’s John...


Mariam Raqib will speak about Afghanistan Samsortya in Peterborough Monday
02-01-2024 9:05 AM

By BILL FONDA

Mariam Raqib came to the United States in the 1980s, a refugee from the fighting in her home country of Afghanistan.A Wells College graduate with a degree in international studies and a masters and doctorate from Northeastern University, Raqib...


Perry Family Dental Care staff in Antrim evacuate due to smell
01-31-2024 10:59 AM

By BILL FONDA

Employees at Perry Family Dental Care evacuated Tuesday morning after staff members who came to open for the day thought they smelled propane.Fire Chief Marshall Gale said employees left the building and called 911 after noticing the smell. After...


Wilton DPW Director Michael Tatro remembered for skills, vision, humor
01-29-2024 12:51 PM

By BILL FONDA

After Nick Germain became Wilton’s town administrator in November 2021, one of the first department heads he hired was Michael Tatro as director of public works.Germain said Tatro, who began in 2022, was the town’s first public works director for...


BUSINESS QUARTERLY: Schools, hospital look to hire, retain employees
01-23-2024 8:57 AM

By BILL FONDA

Looking ahead to the 2023-2024 school year, Jaffrey-Rindge Superintendent Reuben Duncan said the district would like to add six to 10 teachers – a couple math teachers, a science teacher, several special education teachers and likely another STEM...


HOMETOWN HEROES: Peterborough Elementary crossing guard Jessica Hamlin brings fun to the role
01-22-2024 10:44 AM

By BILL FONDA

Stop sign in hand, Jessica Hamlin brings traffic to a stop Thursday near where Elm, Union, Main, High and Vine streets come together, down the hill from Peterborough Elementary School.As the youngsters cross the street at the end of the school day,...


BUSINESS: Kathleen Johnson brings Central Gold Key Realty to Centertown building in Peterborough
01-12-2024 1:50 PM

By BILL FONDA

Kathleen Johnson isn’t fully moved in at her new Central Gold Key Realty office overlooking Main Street on the second floor of the Centertown building in Peterborough.Although it’s on the list of businesses people would see if they walked by on the...


Sevanne Kassarjian heads search committee for new Peterborough Players managing and artistic directors
01-10-2024 10:09 AM

By BILL FONDA

Noting the number of people who have had longstanding associations with Peterborough Players, Sevanne Kassarjian said it’s the kind of place that’s hard to leave.“”We can’t just quit the place,” she said. “We keep coming back.”Kassarjian is a case in...


Fire causes heavy damage to Peterborough home
01-02-2024 10:06 AM

By BILL FONDA

A fire severely damaged a new home on Cranberry Meadow Drive in Peterborough Monday night.“Literally, they moved in Christmas weekend,” Peterborough Fire Chief Ed Walker said.Walker said firefighters were dispatched at 7:41 p.m., and the fire was...


NuDay, which assisted with local collection efforts for refugees, gets probation and fine
01-01-2024 8:31 AM

By BILL FONDA

NuDay, a Windham-based refugee-assistance organization which has worked with multiple local organizations, was sentenced Thursday by U.S. District Court Judge Joseph N. Laplante to five years of probation and a $25,000 fine for export offenses, after...

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