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Bernier and Burgeron nearly complete Iron Dog race
02-27-2024 10:06 AM


Fighting brutal winter weather, Kim Bergeron of Dublin and Jean-Pierre “JP” Bernier of Hancock persevered against technical difficulties and rugged Alaskan terrain to nearly complete the Pro Class of the Iron Dog, which is billed as the longest and...

Backyard Naturalist: Audrey Dunn – Beavers can provide a great benefit
02-23-2024 1:39 PM

People are always excited to find the tracks of elusive predators that we infrequently encounter in person — foxes, bobcats, bears. It’s exhilarating to discover evidence of these wild neighbors, and finding their tracks in the snow never fails to...

Local restaurant owners have a passion for food and community
02-23-2024 12:02 PM


Although Rick & Diane’s in Antrim, Fiddleheads Cafe in Hancock and Del Rossi’s Trattoria in Dublin make different kinds of food, but the restaurants have plenty in common.Bill O’Mahony, one of the owners of Del Rossi’s, an Italian restaurant, said it...

New local artist exhibits “Said I Am A Painter” in Hancock
02-23-2024 9:01 AM

It was just over a year ago that artist Sue Ann Hum and her husband, Rick, became residents of Hancock.Very active in their former Colorado arts community, Hum is having her first New England solo show at the Hancock Town Library, 25 Main St., Feb. 24...

Nancy Razza talks tarot at Hancock Town Library
02-22-2024 9:05 AM


Is tarot for real?Nancy Razza, a psychologist with a doctorate from Fairleigh Dickinson University, thinks so. On Tuesday, Razza held a workshop at Hancock Town Library on the education of tarot cards and tarot card readings.  Tarot cards are used in...

Harris Center in Hancock presents results of saw-whet owl study
02-22-2024 9:01 AM


Volunteers led by wildlife biologist Hillary Siener of the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation have captured 153 saw-whet owls for banding and tracking in the two years since starting their research project, which is a part of a...

Music on Norway Pond presents ‘Requiem’ in Hancock
02-20-2024 11:23 AM

Music on Norway Pond presented Mozart’s "Requiem" and Eric Whitacre's "Five Hebrew Love Songs" Sunday in front of a sold-out crowd at First Congregational Church of Hancock.The 60-member Norway Pond Festival Singers were joined by an 18-piece...

Hancock Town Library schedules toddler talk
02-19-2024 1:54 PM

Former Hancock resident and teacher Sue Ingalls will hold an informal conversation about her book, “Language and Learning Anecdotes: A Toddler with Autism,” Thursday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. at Hancock Town Library, 25 Main St.The book is the true story of...

Letter: Education Freedom Accounts bill is a giveaway
02-19-2024 11:13 AM

Three years ago, New Hampshire embarked on a program that, in theory, would provide financial aid to students and families unable to afford private or homeschooling opportunities. In the first year, the price tag was about $300,000 for 1,635 students....

House and Home: Antique home in Hancock is a dream come true
02-16-2024 9:16 AM


After many years living of in different parts of the country, Monique and Barry Tanner had always wanted to come back to New England, but renovating an antique home in the northeast corner of Hancock has exceeded their wildest expectations.“I have to...

Jarvis Coffin: Off the Highway – Now, we are nearly to spring
02-15-2024 11:22 AM

One thing about writing a column every two weeks is that time falls away in chunks, like wedges of an iceberg dropping into the sea.It was Feb. 6 when this column ran the last time. Here we are now with just over a week remaining in the month. It will...

Hancock Town Library schedules tarot talk
02-14-2024 12:58 PM

Hancock Town Library, 29 Main St., will host “Is The Tarot For Real?” with Nancy J. Razza Tuesday Feb. 20 at 7 p.m.In this workshop, participants will take a behind-the-scenes look at the tarot -- its long history, scholarly study and connections to...

Hancock Woman’s Club accepting scholarship applications
02-14-2024 12:52 PM

The Hancock Woman’s Club is accepting applications for its annual scholarship to help Hancock women reach their educational goals. Applications must be received by April 3.The scholarship is open to adult women mid-career or in the process of changing...

PHOTOS: Hancock offers Winter Frolic Fun
02-05-2024 1:30 PM

The Hancock Recreation Department organized a Winter Frolic for area families on Saturday. Participants created cardboard sleds, did arts and crafts and had cocoa and snacks at the Hancock Meeting House before heading outside to sled on the hill above...

New England Conservatory students Pualina Lim and Cynthia Tseng perform for Music on Norway Pond
01-31-2024 9:00 AM


Downtown Hancock was the site of a classical music concert Sunday, when the latest in the Music on Norway Pond series was held at the town’s First Congregational Church.New England Conservatory students Pualina Lim and Cynthia Tseng performed an...

Hancock Town Library hosting parenting session
01-30-2024 9:29 PM

Parents of preschool/elementary-age children can discuss the challenges and successes of parenting children in this age group with Carol Lunan from The Grapevine Family & Community Resource Center Saturday, Feb. 3, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Daniels...

Letter: Secession simplicity
01-25-2024 10:06 AM

A few years ago, a pod of Texas crazies was advancing the prospect of Texas seceding from the Union. The blowback from the rest of the country was "adios."The seceding bug has now bitten a handful of New Hampshire legislators and, surprisingly, many...

Kim Bergeron and Jean-Pierre Bernier prepare for Iron Dog
01-25-2024 9:00 AM


Starting Feb. 17, Kim Bergeron of Dublin and Jean-Pierre “JP” Bernier of Hancock will be on snowmobiles facing the most-rugged terrain Alaska has to offer, where temperatures can get as low as minus-50 degrees.The pair will be competing the Iron Dog,...

Backyard Naturalist: Brett Amy Thelen – Heroism in the age of warming winters
01-25-2024 9:00 AM

Traditionally, loon biologists have worked three field seasons.There’s spring, when loons return to their lakes, as if by magic, within a day or two of ice-out; summer, when nesting and chick-rearing take place, along with a flurry of associated...

Winter Chiller run series kicks off in Hancock
01-24-2024 7:57 AM

The first Winter Chiller race of 2024 got underway in the center of Hancock Jan. 13 with a mixed bag of winter weather for the 24 runners, as three inches of snow fell overnight and turned into rain in the early morning hours.Reuben Lyons of Elevation...

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