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Music on Norway Pond to feature pianists
01-23-2024 3:47 PM

The next Music on Norway Pond concert in its collaboration with the New England Conservatory of Music (NEC) is Sunday, Jan. 28, at 4 p.m. at Hancock Meetinghouse featuring concert pianists Pualina Lim and Cynthia Tseng.As piano soloist, Lim has...

Hancock seeking funds for bridge repairs, new dump truck at Town Meeting
01-23-2024 11:49 AM


Hancock is seeking funds for repairs to the Middle Road bridge, improvements to the Highway Department building and to purchase a new truck in the coming year.The Select Board held the town’s budget hearing on Monday. The proposed budget is...

Hikers take a walk around Hiroshi Loop in Peterborough
01-23-2024 10:36 AM


The cold, cloudy weather wasn’t enough to keep 11 hikers from convening at the Hiroshi Loop trailhead in Peterborough Friday for a morning of exploration and discovery.Led by teacher-naturalists Nikko Gagnon and Kara Reynolds of the Harris Center for...

BUSINESS QUARTERLY: Broadband availability increases real estate attractiveness
01-23-2024 9:03 AM


The availability of high-speed internet has become one of the driving factors in attracting new residents to  settle in the Monadnock region, giving some towns a competitive advantage for people who work or attend school remotely. “People expect it,”...

Jarvis Coffin: Off the Highway – Winter enchantment
01-18-2024 11:15 AM

The rhododendrons have been having a time of it. This morning, their leaves are open and flat in moderate temperatures. A few days ago, they were curled tight in the cold. I wonder if the process is a burden – furling and unfurling, like sailors at...

Hancock Community Conversations on Race celebrates King in a new location
01-15-2024 12:37 PM


Hancock Community Conversations on Race (HCCR) hosted its sixth annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration Monday at Reynolds Hall at All Saints’ Episcopalian Church in Peterborough. Last year’s event was at Hancock Congregational Church.Jennifer L....

Plymouth State University honors local students
01-12-2024 10:31 AM

Plymouth State University named the following local students to its president’s list for the fall 2023 semester: Haley Serafine of Francestown, Owen Hannah of Peterborough, Asia Porter of Bennington, Jamison Coty of Hancock, Timothy Eaton of Wilton,...

Jarvis Coffin: Off the Highway – How about breakfast?
01-05-2024 9:00 AM

Here we go, another presidential election year, and you may be around the kitchen table at night discussing what needs fixing. How about we start with breakfast?My wife and I are just off the road from a drive to Louisville to visit our son, who works...

League of Women Voters schedules meet-and-greet with officials
01-03-2024 11:47 AM

REGIONLeague schedules meet-and-greet with officialsThe Peterborough Plus unit of the League of Women Voters will hold a meet-and-greet with elected officials representing Antrim, Bennington, Dublin, Fitzwilliam, Francestown, Greenfield, Hancock,...

Local Christmas Bird Count reflects changes over 50 years
12-28-2023 11:44 AM


Half a century ago, Meade Cadot (former director and now naturalist emeritus at the Harris Center for Conservation Education) brought National Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count (CBC) to Hancock and Peterborough for its inaugural year.Meade described the...

Susie Spikol: Backyard Naturalist – Fur: The buzz on fuzz
12-21-2023 9:00 AM

A flash of orange streaks across the meadow – a red fox, like a starburst in the snow.Its fur shimmers in the early morning light as I stand shivering in my December layers, envious of the fox and its luxurious coat. I wish I were covered head to toe...

Court rules for town in Hancock Inn case
12-20-2023 12:14 PM


Hillsborough Superior Court – North has decided in favor of the Town of Hancock in the matter of a ZBA hearing over a proposed aluminum fence at the Hancock Inn.Hancock Inn owners 33 Main Street, LLC, represented in court by Todd Enright and attorney...

PHOTOS: Music on Norway Pond presents ‘Goodness and Light’
12-19-2023 11:40 AM

Music on Norway Pond held its annual holiday family concert, “Goodness and Light,” Saturday at Hancock’s First Congregational Church. The event featured Norway Pond Festival Singers and the young singers of Jr. Mints, with guest artists the Anything...

Hancock Town Library auction features local artists
12-12-2023 9:00 AM


Anyone looking to give the gift of local art this holiday season can look to Hancock Town Library, 25 Main St.The library is running a silent art auction through Saturday, Dec. 16 in the Daniels Room. Patrons and members of the public can view the art...

Jarvis Coffin: Off the Highway – Power to the people
12-07-2023 9:00 AM

Thank you to Eversource, which was back again for the second week in a row to restore our power, this time at 2:30 in the morning.We have a generator that comes on automatically under the circumstances, but you could easily miss noticing it sound...

Music on Norway Pond schedules events
12-05-2023 2:01 PM

Music on Norway Pond’s annual holiday family concert “Goodness and Light,” will be Saturday, Dec. 16, at 4 p.m. in Hancock’s First Congregational Church, 47 Main St.Guest artists are the Anything Goes Trio with Jazimina MacNeil, Marji Gere and Dan...

Friends of the Hancock Town Library schedule holiday art auction
11-28-2023 3:00 PM

The Friends of the Hancock Town Library will host a silent auction of artwork Dec. 2 to 16 at the library, 25 Main St.There will be an opening reception in the Daniels Room on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 2 to 4 p.m. The auction will include paintings,...

Charles Coe will give holiday presentation at Hancock Town Library
11-28-2023 10:07 AM

Poet and author Charles Coe will offer a special holiday program Sunday, Dec. 3 at 3 p.m. in the Daniels Room of the Hancock Town Library, 25 Main St.Coe will read his own poetry and prose and that of others, including a Hanukkah short story by Isaac...

Art auction benefits Friends of the Hancock Town Library
11-28-2023 9:01 AM

HANCOCKArt auction benefits FriendsAn art auction to benefit the Friends of the Hancock Town Library will open Dec. 2 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Daniels Room of the Hancock Town Library, 25 Main St.During the Dec. 2 event, people can view the art, have...

Local students graduate from the University of Vermont
11-24-2023 2:32 PM

Isabelle Laskey-Rigrod of Hancock, Oliver Ellerkamp of Peterborough and Natalie Lafleur of Peterborough graduated from the University of Vermont.Laskey-Rigrod graduated with a bachelor's in molecular genetics. Ellerkamp of Peterborough graduated with...

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