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Ginny Christenton of Lyndeborough receives Isobel Parke Award

07-14-2024 12:01 PM

At the 113th annual meeting of the N.H. Timberland Owners’ Association, Ginny Christenton of Lyndeborough was recognized with the Isobel Parke Award and received a carved wood plaque before an audience of 100.Chrisenton was nominated by fellow...


Peterborough Food Pantry receives donation from Shaw’s

07-14-2024 12:01 PM

The Peterborough Food Pantry, a program of Peterborough Area Community Aid, recently received a $24,275 grant of Shaw’s gift cards.Rising food costs, in addition to all the other higher costs of living. have spurred a spike in demand at the food...


Smith to talk about 1950s and 1960s in Peterborough

07-14-2024 8:30 AM

Jimmy Smith, a 1967 graduate of Peterborough High School, will be at diVine on Main to play Peterborough Trivia with a focus on the 1950s and 1960s, Wednesday, July 17, at 6 p.m.On Thursday, July 18 at 2 p.m. at Union Congregational Church, 33 Concord...


Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter receives grant

07-14-2024 8:00 AM

The Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter recently received a grant from the Robbie and Paul Hertneky Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. The grant will help further the nonprofit’s mission of providing transitional housing and support for...


Peterborough Town Library offers state parks passes

07-13-2024 4:00 PM

The Peterborough Town Library now has NH State Parks passes that grant admission for two adults and four children to any day-use park at no charge.The pass is not valid at the Flume Gorge, Wallis Sands State Park and a few other parks, so patrons...


Franklin Pierce University receives $3.2 million

07-13-2024 12:03 PM

Franklin Pierce University has been awarded $3.2 million in federal funding as part of the Biden-Harris administration’s Tech Hubs Program Award.According to a university release announcing the award, the funds are part of approximately $44 million...


Emma Tenters earns Jaffrey Woman’s Club scholarship

07-13-2024 12:02 PM

Emma Tenters is the winner of the Jaffrey Woman’s Club annual $2,000 high school scholarship for 2023,This scholarship award is offered to Jaffrey residents who are Conant graduates as well as students attending non-public high schools, including...


Arthritis Foundation Rhode Island honors Andrea Dunn of Peterborough

07-13-2024 12:01 PM

PeterboroughArthritis Foundation honors DunnAndrea Dunn of Peterborough was honored by Arthritis Foundation Rhode Island at the annual Walk For The Cure event for her years of support, volunteerism and fundraising assistance.Dunn, who was diagnosed...


Community Volunteer Transportation Company receives grants for upgrades

07-13-2024 8:00 AM

Community Volunteer Transportation Company (CVTC) recently received three grant awards: $3,648 from Agnes M. Lindsay Trust, $7,400 from Cogswell Benevolent Trust and $4,800 from Madelaine G. von Weber Trust.The three awards combined will allow CVTC to...


Leila Philip will speak on beavers at Monadnock Summer Lyceum

07-12-2024 12:01 PM

On Sunday July 14, at 11 a.m., the Monadnock Summer Lyceum welcomes author and professor and speaker Leila Philip to Peterborough Unitarian Universalist Church, 25 Main St.The topic will be her 2022 book “Beaverland: How One Weird Rodent Made...


Off the Highway: Jarvis Coffin – Summer people

07-12-2024 9:02 AM

In the last two weeks, I have had to slam on my brakes a couple of times exiting our driveway.Most recently, following someone to town who had been visiting us, I had to wait for two cars to pass before I could pull in behind. We regard that as...


Words About Wilton: Gail Hoar – The things we take for granted

07-12-2024 9:01 AM

Small towns like Wilton appear to work seamlessly. Barring power outages, downed telephone lines or satellite malfunctions, most of the services making daily life as easy as possible flow to our homes without many glitches.Some of those services have...


HOUSE AND HOME: George and Michelle Caughey carry on the history of Bass Farm in Antrim

07-12-2024 8:36 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Like nearly everyone who drives Route 31 from the center of Antrim to Route 9, George and Michelle Caughey had always admired Bass Farm.For decades, the property was meticulously maintained by former owner Herb Nilson, with people in Antrim joking...


Tammy O’Connor named principal of Peterborough Elementary School

07-12-2024 8:31 AM

Tammy O’Connor has been appointed as the new principal of Peterborough Elementary School.She replaces Larry Pimental, who was named as the new director of athletics and co-curriculars in May.O’Connor was assistant principal at Great Brook School,...


Friends of the Jaffrey Library accepting book donations

07-12-2024 8:00 AM

The Friends of the Jaffrey Library will accept up to 15 books from individuals Saturday, July 13, from 10 a.m. to noon in the library’s Bean Room on the main floor.These second Saturdays are the only times the Library Friends accept book donations;...


Caroline Hughes talks in Jaffrey about loon-restoration efforts

07-11-2024 12:06 PM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

Since 1970, New Hampshire’s population of common loon has more than tripled – from under 100 mated pairs to around 350 – thanks in large part to the efforts of the Loon Preservation Committee.Founded in 1975, the Loon Preservation Committee helps...


Greenfield chooses Milestone Construction for Meetinghouse project

07-11-2024 12:05 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

The Town of Greenfield has chosen Milestone Construction as a construction manager for the upcoming renovations to the Greenfield Community Meetinghouse. “Milestone is a great choice. They have a proven track record and deep experience in working on...


Peterborough Planning Board sees preliminary plans for solar project

07-11-2024 12:01 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

According to William Davidson of Hoyle Tanner Engineering, a proposed solar farm would use about 5.6 acres pf a 12-acre parcel at 538 Greenfield Road  (Route 136) adjacent to Burke Road.Davidson, representing NH Solar, presented preliminary plans for...


Vose Farm Road project in Peterborough set to start this summer, receives $625,000 grant

07-11-2024 11:31 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

Catholic Charities NH will begin construction on an a 96-unit affordable and workforce housing complex on Vose Farm Road this summer, and the organization recently received $625,000 in tax credits from New Hampshire Community Development Finance...


Meals on Wheels of Hillsborough County widens its mission

07-11-2024 11:01 AM

By ELAINA BEDIO

Most people have at least a nominal idea of the services Meals on Wheels of Hillsborough County provides — delivering meals to people who, for one reason or another, cannot easily get to a grocery store. But that is merely the tip of the iceberg of...


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