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Mansfield Public Library hosts road trip workshop

06-22-2024 8:00 AM

Mansfield Public Library, 5 Main St. in Temple, will be hosting a “Road Tripping 101” workshop with Steve and Owen Andersen of Wheeland's Auto & Truck Service on Monday, June 24 at 5 p.m.The Andersens will cover the basics of checking one’s car over...


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Lawn tractor fire destroys garage, damages home in Peterborough

06-21-2024 7:18 PM

By BILL FONDA

A lawn tractor fire in a garage Friday afternoon on Cheney Avenue in Peterborough destroyed the garage, heavily damaged a house and sent a Jaffrey firefighter to Monadnock Community Hospital with a minor injury.Peterborough Fire Chief Ed Walker said...


New Hampshire's population is increasing, especially in rural areas

06-21-2024 2:02 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

Over the past three years, New Hampshire’s population has grown by more than 23,000 residents – about as many people live in the entire town of Bedford – with some communities like Pembroke growing a lot and others like Durham shrinking, according to...


The Greenfield Beat: Jesseca Timmons – The man who keeps the gravestones clean

06-21-2024 12:07 PM

People walking through cemetery at the Greenfield Meetinghouse in the past few years have been noticing something strange -- every grave in the cemetery, even those dating back to the early 1800s, has been scrubbed clean.The marble stones are pristine...


PREP Talk: Michael Nadeau – Should you buy a battery backup system?

06-21-2024 12:03 PM

Home battery backup systems are getting a lot of attention as an alternative to generators that run on fossil fuel.This is especially true for homes with solar panels that can easily and more cheaply keep the batteries charged. More-frequent and...


New Ipswich’s rec camp is “Out of this World”

06-20-2024 12:05 PM

By ASHLEY SAARI

With temperatures peaking at over 90 degrees on Tuesday, and the rest of the week only looking to get hotter, the New Ipswich Recreation Department summer camp got creative to keep youths cool, while still having fun.On the second day of camp, the...


Dublin Education Advisory Committee is ready to prepare report

06-20-2024 12:03 PM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

The Dublin Education Advisory Committee (DEAC) officially moved to start drafting its report to the Select Board about education in Dublin, and members have also decided to present an abbreviated version to the ConVal Feasibility Study Committee at...


Dispute over Lyndeborough road continues

06-20-2024 12:03 PM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

A permit moratorium enacted by the Lyndeborough Select Board is preventing residents with properties adjacent to Western Way, a private road, from receiving approval on any permits until an ongoing dispute between the board and residents Tom and Ginny...


ConVal to add special education positions

06-20-2024 12:01 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

ConVal schools will have an additional full-time speech and language position and another speech and language assistant in the 2024-2025 school year after the School Board approved the positions Tuesday night.At the June 4 School Board meeting, ConVal...


Francestown officials address resident revaluation concerns

06-20-2024 12:01 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

In response to questions from town residents about the town’s current property reassessment, the Francestown Select Board spent much of Monday night’s meeting discussing and clarifying the assessment process.“Our last revaluation was in 2019, and what...


Wilton receives new sound system from Milford Rotary Club

06-20-2024 11:01 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

Wilton has received a high-end portable audio system as a gift from the Milford Rotary Club in celebration of the club’s 75th anniversary.The system consists of several microphones, speakers and related accessories that can be packed up and...


Peterborough Town Library summer reading program begins June 21

06-20-2024 8:00 AM

The “Choose Your Own Reading Adventure” summer reading program for youth at Peterborough Town Library, 2 Concord St., begins June 21 and will run through Aug. 30.Activities will kick off with a concert featuring Ben Rudnick and Friends on the...


Hancock finances look good thus far in 2024

06-19-2024 11:01 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

Hancock is tracking at about the 50% mark on all of its financial accounts in 2024 so far, the Select Board learned during a budget review with Town Administrator Jonathan Coyne on Monday.The town’s 2024 revenue to date was higher than was expected,...


Antrim Eclectic Book Club schedules ‘At Home’ talk

06-19-2024 8:00 AM

On Thursday, June 20, from 2:15 to 3:15 p.m., George Caughey will lead the Antrim Eclectic Book Club discussion of Joyce Maynard’s “At Home in the World.”Two-time Yale dropout, former Hillsborough resident and eight-month significant other of J.D....


George Holmes Bixby Memorial Library schedules ice cream social

06-19-2024 8:00 AM

To celebrate the first day of summer, George Holmes Bixby Memorial Library, 52 Main St., will hold an ice cream social Thursday, June 20, from 2 to 3 p.m.No registration is required. Ice cream, bowls, and spoons will be provided, but attendees are...


Towns set up cooling centers

06-18-2024 12:07 PM

Due to the incoming heat wave, James A. Tuttle Library at 45 Main St. in Antrim will serve as a cooling center from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, June 19 and 20.Dublin Community Center, 1123 Main St., will serve as a cooling center from 10 am....


PHOTOS: Francestown Recreation Commission hosts arts fair

06-18-2024 12:06 PM

The Francestown Recreation Commission presented an arts fair Saturday at Town Hall. Local painters, crafts, and artisans displayed their wares as a preview of Francestown’s annual Labor Day event.


Celebrate the Class of 2024

06-18-2024 12:04 PM

Celebrate this year’s graduates from Conant, Mascenic, ConVal, Wilton-Lyndeborough, Dublin School, Dublin Christian Academy, Victory High School and High Mowing School, along with award-winners and a salute to prominent retirees from local schools in...


PHOTOS: Opening Day at Greenville Town Pool

06-18-2024 12:03 PM

By ASHLEY SAARI

The Greenville Town Pool had its official opening day on Saturday, although a set schedule for the pool has yet to be announced for the rest of the summer.On Saturday, the pool was open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Sunday it was open from 11 a.m. to...


Riders hit the trail in Greenfield for fundraiser

06-18-2024 12:03 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Thirty-one horses and their riders took the woods in Greenfield Saturday for the Piscataquog Area Trailways (PAT)  annual trail ride. The ride, which was an officially sanctioned ride of the New England Horse and Trail Association, enabled competitive...


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