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Jaffrey, Rindge libraries team up

07-11-2024 8:01 AM

Jaffrey Public Library and the Ingalls Memorial Library of Rindge announce the first free library consortium for the area, the Monadnock Regional Library Consortium, starting July 15.The libraries will share their physical collections and allow...


PHOTOS: Local kindergarten students receive flags

07-11-2024 8:01 AM

The Mary Varnum Platts-Peterborough Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) presented American flags to kindergartners at Jaffrey Grade School, Temple Elementary School and Rindge Memorial School. This is an annual event to celebrate...


N.H. resident infected with measles, state health officials say

07-10-2024 11:36 AM

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An unvaccinated New Hampshire resident has contracted measles, likely from being exposed to an international traveler with the virus who visited Hanover earlier this month, according to the state Department of Health and Human Services.The infected...


Rob Hannings speaks at Amos Fortune Forum about integrating baseball

07-09-2024 12:19 PM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

During his Amos Fortune Forum presentation Friday evening at Jaffrey Meetinghouse, local baseball historian Rob Hannings of Greenfield detailed Nashua’s pivotal role in racial integration in baseball.In 1946, the first two Black players joined the...


Susan Strickler talks nuclear ‘Vow’ at Monadnock Summer Lyceum

07-09-2024 12:16 PM

​​​​​​By JESSECA TIMMONS

Emmy Award-winning director Susan Strickler never intended to become a documentarian, but the experience of seeing Hiroshima survivor Setsuko Thurlow speak changed the course of both their lives. “Setsuko has dedicated her entire life to advocating...


PHOTOS: Lots to do for July 4 in Francestown

07-09-2024 12:06 PM

The Francestown Recreation Commission organized a full day of Independence Day activities Thursday, including a pickleball tournament that drew  37 players and 50 spectators, the reading of the Declaration of Independence, a home run contest, a...


BUSINESS: Sisters bring passion for design to Nidu

07-09-2024 12:03 PM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

The Monadnock region recently welcomed a new interior design studio, Nidu, into the Tribals storefront in Depot Square in Peterborough.Through Nidu, proprietors and sisters Nane and Carmen Blohm are sharing their experience in designing living spaces,...


PHOTOS: Greenfield celebrates July 4 with a parade

07-09-2024 12:02 PM

Fourth of July festivities in Greenfield included a parade through downtown that ended in Oak Park.


Hancock Town Library hosts travel talk

07-09-2024 8:00 AM

Hancock Town Library, 25 Main St., will host “Adventure Travels and Adventure Books” with John Kerrick Wednesday, July 10, at 7 p.m.The library’s summer reading program this year is “Adventure Begins At Your Library.” In his youth, Kerrick began...


PHOTOS: Antrim residents celebrate the Fourth at Memorial Park

07-08-2024 9:01 AM

Antrim residents gathered to hear the reading of the Declaration of Independence Thursday at Memorial Park.  Antrim Boy Scout Troop 2 led the crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance, and the Antrim Area Songsters entertained with patriotic songs. 


PHOTOS: Jaffrey marks Independence Day with Declaration reading, ice cream social

07-08-2024 8:36 AM

Jaffrey celebrated the Fourth of July with its traditional reading of the Declaration of Independence, with various community members each reading a section in the town’s historic Meeting House.


PHOTOS: Bikes on parade in Greenville for July 4

07-08-2024 8:33 AM

Children in Greenville celebrated July 4 on Thursday with a bike parade down Main Street, dressing up themselves and their bikes in red, white and blue.


RECIPE FOR A HEALTHY PLANET: Lisa Murray – Plant-based protein sources are plentiful

07-08-2024 8:31 AM

People who are considering eating more plant-based foods sometimes worry about getting enough protein.Fear not! From Dr. Michael Greger’s “How Not to Age”: “Those eating strictly plant-based diets average about 20% more protein than the recommended...


The Greenfield Beat: Jesseca Timmons – Scavenger hunt provides visitors a view of Meetinghouse

07-08-2024 8:01 AM

Sometime back in the spring, the Greenfield Select Board asked the Friends of the Meetinghouse if we could come up with an activity for the afternoon of July 4 – after the other children’s activities wrapped up at Oak Park -- which could take place at...


Susan Strickler to speak at Monadnock Lyceum

07-05-2024 11:01 AM

—COURTESY PHOTOSusan Strickler


Doug Reardon returns to Greenville Select Board after two members resign

07-05-2024 8:38 AM

By ASHLEY SAARI

The Hillsborough Superior Court stepped in to appoint Douglas Reardon to the Select Board after two members resigned in quick succession, leaving no quorum.Select Board member Carla Mary resigned May 8. In a letter submitted to the town, she did not...


New trail brings new adventure to Stephenson Memorial Library

07-05-2024 8:36 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Behind the Stephenson Memorial Library in Greenfield, a mysterious trail winds into the woods, hinting at adventure.“It does look kind of look like a trail from a fairy tale,” said Library Director Ella Cademartori.On June 27, 14 volunteers from the...


Missing hiker found on Mount Monadnock

07-05-2024 8:04 AM

A Massachusetts hiker was found Thursday after getting separated from his companions on Mount Monadnock.According to New Hampshire Fish and Game, just before 5:30 p.m., Monadnock State Park rangers advised the agency of a missing hiker. The hiker,...


Rindge launches new emergency alert app

07-04-2024 12:05 PM

By ASHLEY SAARI

Rindge has launched a new citizen notifications mobile app, which will send out alerts for town events and updates during emergency situations such as storms or road closures.Rindge Emergency Management launched the program with a table at Sunday’s...


Scientists to lead Curiosity Labs at Jaffrey Public Library

07-04-2024 12:04 PM

MilliporeSigma scientists are joining in the Jaffrey Public Library Summer Learning Program by offering two free Curiosity Labs.On Wednesday, July 10, local scientists from the SPARK team at MilliporeSigma will guide youth in engineering their own...


Your Daily Puzzles

Cross|Word

An approachable redesign to a classic. Explore our "hints."

Flipart

A quick daily flip. Finally, someone cracked the code on digital jigsaw puzzles.

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Chess but with chaos: Every day is a unique, wacky board.

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Word search but as a strategy game. Clearing the board feels really good.

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Align the letters in just the right way to spell a word. And then more words.


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