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Library bench dedication honors town volunteer

05-17-2024 12:19 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Mary Anne Grant, a longtime resident of Greenfield and beloved town volunteer, was remembered Saturday with the unveiling of a stone bench in her honor in front of Stephenson Memorial Library.“For 40 years, Mary Anne watched every parade in Greenfield...


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Dublin Education Advisory Committee considers presentation

05-17-2024 12:47 PM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

After receiving an offer from the ConVal feasibility study committee to present their case at an upcoming meeting, the Dublin Education Advisory Committee (DEAC) will send an official, public letter to the committee that details their processes and...


FPU’s Mooney receives top honor

05-17-2024 12:06 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Kim Mooney, outgoing President of Franklin Pierce University (FPU), was awarded the first  “Thrive Recognition Award”  by the Greater Monadnock Collaborative Wednesday morning at Monadnock Country Club. Mooney, who is the first woman and the first...


Resident, officials get into dispute

05-17-2024 12:03 PM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

Interactions at the Dublin transfer station between the facility’s new director John McManus and resident Steve Baldwin, which brought Baldwin in front of the town’s select board last Monday evening, ended in multiple police reports being filed after...


Franklin Pierce names new president

05-17-2024 11:55 AM

Franklin Pierce University has announced that Peter A. Eden, the current president of Landmark College, will be the seventh president of Franklin Pierce University, starting July 15.Eden will be replacing outgoing University President Kim Mooney, who...


Former librarian, Jaffrey native, Cynthia Hamilton passes at 92

05-17-2024 11:50 AM

By ASHLEY SAARI

Jaffrey native and avid community volunteer Cynthia Hamilton passed away on April 23, at the age of 92. She was such a town icon that she was selected last year, along with Bernie Hampsey, to be the grand marshal of the town’s 250th Anniversary...


05-17-2024 9:00 AM

The Peterborough Welcome Team invites all Peterborough residents to attend a spring pop-up meet-and-greet event Monday, May 20, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Post & Beam Brewing, 40 Grove St. in Peterborough.This event is an opportunity to meet residents and...


Words About Wilton: Gail Hoar – Andy’s is a creative venue for all ages

05-17-2024 8:31 AM

I recently took Maxwell, our Golden Retriever mix, on a walk up Isaac Frye Highway to the common. As I stood in front of Andy’s Summer Playhouse, I thought about how it has been and still is a huge part of our lives, our neighborhood, the Town of...


Peterborough voters approve a $11.7 million bond to fund a new Fire and Rescue Station

05-17-2024 7:32 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Peterborough voters approved a bond of $11.7 million to fund the new Fire and Rescue Station by a landslide at the open session of Town Meeting Wednesday night. According to the Select Board, 90% of the 368 voters at Town Meeting approved the...


New look at Gregg Lake

05-16-2024 12:08 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Antrim residents will have access to a new accessible bathhouse and facilities this summer at the town beach at Gregg Lake.The new 450-square-foot bathhouse, which is under construction, will replace the old restrooms and maintenance building. The new...


Greenfield Elementary first-graders read with seniors

05-16-2024 12:02 PM

By ISABELLA MESSA

The Stephenson Memorial Library has recently started a new program with Greenfield Elementary School to allow students to read and interact with seniors in the Greenfield community.Library Director Ella Cademartori is leading the program, and she...


BUSINESS: Christine Eber opens The 603 Nail Salon in Jaffrey

05-16-2024 12:01 PM

By ASHLEY SAARI

After a late-in-life career change, Christine Eber is spreading her wings with the opening of her first business – The 603 Nail Salon in Jaffrey.“I’m so scared, but I’m excited – half terrified, half thrilled. I just want to thrive and meet fun...


Greenfield Elementary School recognizes Carele Mayer

05-16-2024 12:01 PM

ConVal Superintendent Kimberly Rizzo Saunders and Greenfield Elementary School Principal Shawne Hilliard recently recognized Carele Mayer, who has been volunteering at Greenfield Elementary for 30 years.  Mayer is a retired Massachusetts teacher and...


Antrim American Legion post 50 welcomes new commander

05-16-2024 10:01 AM

On May 7, Antrim American Legion Post 50 bid farewell to the post commander of 28 years, Stephen Roy, and welcomed new Commander Tamasine Wood-Creighton. VFW District 2 Commander Robert Balantine presided over the ceremony. At the completion of the...


Improvements to Antrim boat launch nearly complete

05-16-2024 8:31 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

In 2023, the Town of Antrim received $75,000 in GOFERR (Governor’s Office for Emergency Relief and Recovery) funding from the State of New Hampshire to improve the public boat launch at Gregg Lake Beach Park. Matching funds were approved at the Antrim...


Driver with child in vehicle arrested after high speed chase in Peterborough

05-14-2024 5:54 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

While apprehending a suspect in the Monadnock Community Hospital parking lot following a chase through downtown Peterborough, Peterborough police officers found an unharmed a toddler in the back of the driver’s car. The suspect, Mario Cruz, 29, of...


Greenfield’s Yankee Siege hurls piano and more in latest trebuchet feat

05-14-2024 2:02 PM

A crowd gathered Sunday afternoon at the site of the Yankee Siege to see Greenfield’s world champion trebuchet launch flour barrels and a piano into the old pumpkin fields at Route 31 and New Boston Road. Steve and Kathy Seigars, creators of the...


Renovation work set to take the next step

05-14-2024 12:04 PM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

Mason has begun work on the third initial phase of its ongoing Town Hall renovation project, which when complete will ensure the structural integrity of the building and allow the town to reopen it for use – possibly by the end of the year – as it...


New Ipswich ZBA approves short-term rental cabins at Old Homestead Farm

05-14-2024 12:01 PM

By ASHLEY SAARI

Old Homestead Farm has received a variance for owners Chelsea and Ben Hatcher to build five short-term rental cabins on their 160-acre farm, mainly to supplement their event venue.On Thursday, the Hatchers appeared before the Zoning Board for a public...


ConVal study committee sets its course

05-14-2024 12:01 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

During its second meeting on Thursday night, the ConVal Feasibility Study Committee (FSC) mapped out a plan for the next few months to begin the process of  determining whether it would be feasible for Francestown or Dublin, or both, to withdraw from...



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