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Friends and family remember Stephenson Memorial Library Director David Bridgewater

02-29-2024 8:35 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

David Bridgewater, who had been the director of Stephenson Memorial Library in Greenfield since 2020, is being remembered for his boundless energy, his determination to take on and solve problems, his kind nature and his unflagging good humor, along...


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Conant’s Little Orioles day care helps staff stay in the district

02-29-2024 8:33 AM

By ASHLEY SAARI

Prior to the start of the school year, Jaffrey-Rindge teacher Taylor Furtado had a major problem.She had just recently given birth and her son Atlas was four months old. In order to return to work, the first order of business was finding him child...


Wilton candidates answer residents’ questions

02-29-2024 8:33 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

Candidates running for town office in Wilton answered residents’ questions at a meet the candidates forum hosted by the Lions Club Tuesday night. Questions directed from Moderator Bill Keefe toward potential Planning Board members took up much of the...


New Ipswich Planning Board candidates endorse opponents

02-29-2024 8:31 AM

By ASHLEY SAARI

Candidates in contested races for the Planning Board and Mascenic School Board spoke to residents during New Ipswich’s candidates night Tuesday.There are multiple races for the Planning Board this year, including a four-way race for two three-year...


Peterborough Planning Board passes zoning change

02-29-2024 8:16 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

After a lengthy debate on Monday night and two previous public hearings on the issue, the Peterborough Planning Board passed a motion to rezone all properties in the Family District to the General Residence District.Planning Board members Stephanie...


Dublin considers education attorney for input on ConVal withdrawal article

02-29-2024 8:16 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

Dublin Select Board members are considering seeking an attorney for a legal opinion on town warrant Article 18, related to the proposed restructuring of the ConVal School District.Article 18, which was submitted by petition from a Dublin resident,...


Gene Jonas of Hungry Bear Farm to speak at Peterborough Town Library

02-29-2024 8:04 AM

Peterborough Town Library, 2 Concord St., will host a lecture from Gene Jonas of Hungry Bear Farm in Mason Saturday, March 2, at 1 p.m.Jonas will be discussing industrialized food production systems and the benefits of buying from local farmers. Jonas...


Hancock Town Library Peep diorama contest is open

02-29-2024 8:03 AM

The Hancock Town Library's literary Peep diorama contest for 2024 is open.The deadline is March 23 for people to get their shoe boxes, buy some Peeps and turn in their book dioramas, which must be based on a book. There are three divisions: adult,...


Nicholas Lavoie promoted to sergeant in Rindge

02-29-2024 8:02 AM

The Rindge Police Department has announced the promotion of officer Nicholas Lavoie to the position of sergeant. Lavoie took his oath of office Feb. 21 in a ceremony in the town offices, sworn in by Town Clerk Shana Eichner.


Kate McNally to share stories at Jaffrey Civic Center

02-29-2024 8:01 AM

On Friday, March 1, at 5 p.m., the Jaffrey Civic Center, 40 Main St., will present the sixth speaker in this season’s “Stories to Share” series.Kate McNally, host of “The Folk Show” on New Hampshire Public Radio, will present “Folk Music, Community,...


American Legion Post 50 of Antrim schedules meeting

02-29-2024 8:00 AM

American Legion Post 50 of Antrim will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday, March 5, at 7:30 p.m. at the post home on West Street.   All members, veterans and guests are welcome to attend.


Wilton Select Board discusses school resource officer

02-28-2024 10:06 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

The Wilton Select Board is hoping to talk to the Milford district school resource officer and SRO-trained officers in Wilton and Lyndeborough for information about the role and duties of a school resource officer.Board members discussed the potential...


Dublin and Hancock snowmobile racers reflect on Iron Dog

02-28-2024 10:05 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

With the majority of the 2,500-mile-long Alaskan course behind them, Iron Dog Team 15 had just over 200 miles left in the race when team member Kim Bergeron of Dublin fell through the ice of the Kuskokwim River, submerging both himself and his Polaris...


Piece of Jaffrey’s bicentennial history returns home

02-28-2024 10:01 AM

By ASHLEY SAARI

Jaffrey Historical Society archival assistant Bruce Hill cracked open a rather-ominous looking artifact on Monday – a small black coffin, marked with a plaque denoting it as belonging to “Brothers of the Brush,” along with the date marking Jaffrey’s...


Peterborough Unitarian Universalist Church adds accessible seating

02-28-2024 8:54 AM

The Peterborough Unitarian Universalist Church, built in 1825 and on the National Register of Historic Places, has created seating accessible for wheelchairs in its sanctuary.Working with Dublin carpenter/craftsman Sterling Abram, the church removed...


Two women rescued from woods after ATV got stuck

02-28-2024 8:30 AM

By ASHLEY SAARI

The Mason Police Department rescued two lost and stuck ATV riders from the woods on Monday night.The department initiated a search for the women after receiving a call reporting someone in the woods screaming for help off of Starch Mill Road,...


‘T1Ds Are Tube-ular Mountain Meetup’ looks to connect people with Type 1 diabetes

02-28-2024 8:28 AM

By AIDAN BEAROR

On Sunday, March 3, members and loved ones of the Type 1 diabetes (T1D) community will gather at Granite Gorge in Keene for a day of fun in the snow.With diabetes an obstacle to many due to dietary and lifestyle restrictions, the “T1Ds Are Tube-ular...


Crews respond to house fire on Pleasant Street in Greenville

02-27-2024 11:01 AM

By ASHLEY SAARI

Greenville fire crews responded to a house fire on Pleasant Street Saturday.The fire was contained to a single room in the home, according to Greenville Fire Chief Ben Buttrick, and started in the area of a couch, but the department has not determined...


Vacancies on Bennington ballot are cause for concern

02-27-2024 10:02 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

As of Friday, Bennington’s town election ballot had an equal number of vacancies and candidates. The deadline for filing for candidacy has passed, but residents may wage write-in campaigns for the March 12 town election.The Bennington Zoning Board...


Dublin Waste Reduction and Recycling Committee seeks pay-as-you-throw system

02-27-2024 10:02 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

The Dublin Waste Reduction and Recycling Committee (WRRC) is pushing for a new waste-disposal system that it hopes will mitigate the impact of the rising costs of waste disposal and transfer station operation on the town budget.Known as a...



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