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Letter: An act of kindness at the vigil
02-02-2023 9:00 AM

What does it say about us and the everyday world in which we live that it is the acts of kindness that startle us and take us by surprise? It was the usual weather for a Saturday vigil on Route 101 in Peterborough. Clear blue skies belied low...


Hancock Community Power Committee works on article
02-01-2023 10:53 AM

By ROWAN WILSON

The Hancock Community Power Committee met Tuesday morning to discuss the community power warrant article they are writing that will be voted on during Town Meeting in March. The committee has been meeting to create a plan to bring community power to...


PHOTOS: Music on Norway Pond presents “Jazz in January” with Mehmet Sanlikol
01-30-2023 12:33 PM

Grammy-nominated MehmetSanlikol and his trio performed Sunday at Hancock Meetinghouse for Music on Norway Pond’s “Jazz in January.”


Plymouth State honors local students
01-26-2023 9:02 AM

Carly Kimball of Bennington, Avery Opland of Antrim and Natalie Tremblay of Peterborough were named to the Plymouth State University dean's list for the fall 2022 semester.To be named to the dean's list, a student must achieve a grade-point average...


Backyard Naturalist: Brett Amy Thelen – The patron saints of play
01-26-2023 9:00 AM

Earlier this winter, I stopped by a local pond while on a break between meetings. I had intended to get out for a walk much earlier in the day, but instead found myself glued to the computer, buried under a mountain of emails, spreadsheets and...


‘Jazz in January’ features Mehmet Sanlikol
01-26-2023 9:00 AM

On Sunday, Jan. 29, from 4 to 5:15 p.m., Music on Norway Pond presents “Jazz in January” with Grammy-nominated Mehmet Sanlikol and his trio at the Hancock Meetinghouse, 47 Main St., Hancock.MehmetSanlikol is a composer of both western and Turkish...


Hancock Select Board discusses proposed budget
01-25-2023 1:01 PM

By ROWAN WILSON

Hancock’s draft proposed operating budget for 2023-2024 is approximately $3.29 million, a 17.24 percent increase over the current budget. Not including debt service expenses, long-term bonds and water fund operating expenses, the town has proposed...


Storm leaves tens of thousands without power
01-23-2023 4:38 PM

By ASHLEY SAARI

A winter storm Sunday into Monday left tens of thousands of people across the state without power.As of 8:30 a.m. Monday, more than 30,000 customers were without power, according to the New Hampshire Department of Safety’s Division of Homeland...


Hancock Woman’s Club offers scholarships
01-23-2023 8:54 AM

The Hancock Woman’s Club is again offering scholarship assistance to adult women who have been residents of Hancock for at least two years.The scholarships are to help adult women to begin, change or return to their careers after time spent rearing...


Ellen Moran climbs tower to install antenna and cable for Hancock Fire Department
01-20-2023 3:06 PM

By ANNIE CARD

The sun shone brightly and flags snapped in the wind outside the Hancock firehouse on Saturday, Jan. 7. Just before noon, longtime Hancock resident and firefighter Ellen Moran double-checked her harness, and when her wife, Sheila Mahon said, “On...


Hancock celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.
01-18-2023 2:07 PM

The Hancock Conversations on Race Group held its fifth annual celebration honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday at Hancock Congregational Church.The theme of the event is King’s ideal of the “Beloved Community," and speakers talked about...


FOOD: Greenhouses help local farms get ready for spring
01-16-2023 1:55 PM

By JOSH LACAILLADE

Farms in the Monadnock region are prepping for their spring community-supported agriculture (CSA) efforts this offseason.Sun Moon Farm in Rindge has been growing winter greens for seven consecutive years, thanks to their two greenhouses. These 30-foot...


Hancock Boy Scouts hold Christmas tree bonfire at Moose Brook Park
01-16-2023 7:39 AM

By ROWAN WILSON

Boy Scout Troop 8 held a bonfire at Moose Brook Park in Hancock Saturday night, burning the Christmas trees and wreaths they had brought in from their annual community tree-collection event. Committee chair Sue Whitaker said they collected 55 trees...


Jarvis Coffin: Off the Highway – A few words from King
01-13-2023 9:00 AM

We have despaired the last couple of years over the cantankerous nature of our politics. I will tell you it was worse in 1968.I was upstairs in my room doing homework when the telephone rang. There were only two telephones in the house, one in the...


Hancock Select Board rescinds The Farm at Wolf Pine Hollow decision
01-11-2023 2:42 PM

By ROWAN WILSON

Owners Ariane and Tom Ice will be able to run the tasting room they created at The Farm at Wolf Pine Hollow, after the Hancock Select Board rescinded its decision to require a site plan review for the room. The Select Board had previously decided the...


The Grapevine receives grant ACCESS Fund grant
01-11-2023 8:36 AM

The Grapevine Family & Community Resource Center has received a grant from the John Vance ACCESS Fund, a donor-advised fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, to expand its capacity to identify, include and support individuals with...


Trevor Faber of Hancock completes research project
01-05-2023 3:49 PM

Trevor Faber of Hancock, a member of the Class of 2024 majoring in mechanical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, was a member of a student team that recently completed a research project titled “Designing Mobile Exhibits” with the Museum...


Hancock King celebration is Jan. 16
01-05-2023 3:41 PM

The Hancock Conversations on Race Group will hold its fifth annual celebration honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday, Jan. 16, at noon in the vestry of Hancock Congregational Church, 47 Main St.The theme of the event is King’s ideal of the...


Hancock Town Library hosting Russell show
01-04-2023 1:37 PM

“Looking Back,” an exhibition of artwork spanning more than  70 years, will start off the new year at the Hancock Town Library, 25 Main St.Melody Zahn Russell of Hancock has been creating art since she was 4 years old, and continues her artistic...


How local towns deal with trash after the holidays
01-04-2023 11:40 AM

By ROWAN WILSON

After the holidays, when the gifts are unwrapped, the decorations are put away and the tree is thrown out of the house, life usually quiets down. But local recycling centers can’t just forget about Christmas trash.In fact, they prepare to be busy...

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