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Ice will be able to run the tasting room they created at The Farm at Wolf Pine Hollow, after the Hancock Select Board rescinded its decision to require a site plan review for the room.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


Black bears mostly in their dens for the winter
11-29-2022 12:32 PM

By ROWAN WILSON

Andrew Timmins, bear biologist at New Hampshire Fish and Game, said there are currently around 6,800 black bears living in the state.Bears exist in every part of New Hampshire except for the immediate Seacoast. The Lakes Region and White Mountains...


The Farm at Wolf Pine Hollow owners lose appeal to ZBA
11-16-2022 7:36 PM

By SCOTT MERRILL

The Hancock ZBA denied an appeal request Nov. 9 by the owners of The Farm at Wolf Pine Hollow at 53 Middle Road for relief from an administrative decision.The administrative decision from the Select Board, according to farm owners Ariane and Tom Ice,...


Hancock Inn decision delayed again
10-31-2022 8:33 AM

By SCOTT MERRILL

The Hancock Historic District Commission held their fifth public hearing Oct. 27 with representatives from 33 Main Street LLC and the tone of the evening was a mixture of resolve and contentiousness.Kerri Landry, 33 Main Street LLC spokesperson, said...


Towns set trick-or-treat times for Halloween
10-25-2022 7:19 PM

The following is a list of trick-or-treat times for Halloween.Antrim – 5 to 8 p.m., Oct. 31.Bennington – 5 to 7 p.m., Oct. 31. Stop by Town Hall, the fire station or the library for a special treat.Dublin – 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Oct. 31.Francestown – 6...


Philip Mathewson pleads not guilty
07-20-2022 2:53 PM

By SCOTT MERRILL

Philip Mathewson, a Hancock business owner indicted on two felony charges of criminal restraint and aggravated felonious sexual assault, was arraigned on July 1. He has pleaded not guilty.Hillsborough Assistant County Attorney Ariana Baldasaro said...


Local July 4 events
06-29-2022 3:57 PM

The following events will be taking place to commemorate Independence Day.Antrim – Festivities will be at the bandstand July 4, starting with coffee, tea and baked goods at 8:30 a.m. Yankee Doodle and the Dandies will perform at 9 a.m. The raising of...


Margaret Nelson receives Impact Award
04-28-2022 12:34 PM

Margaret Nelson, executive director of The River Center in Peterborough, received the New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits’ New Hampshire Impact Award during the organization’s Nonprofit Impact Celebration.The award honors nonprofit employees for...


BUSINESS QUARTERLY: Local farms are branching out
04-28-2022 10:35 AM

By JULIA STINNEFORD

Making money by farming can be tough these days, and according to some local farmers, the best way to get around it is to branch out.“To be able to make it as a small farm, you need to have some other kind of income,” said Christie Reed, who owns The...

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