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Karla Hostetler leaving Mariposa Museum

07-04-2024 12:03 PM

Karla Hostetler, executive director of The Mariposa Museum and World Culture Center, is stepping down to pursue other personal and professional opportunities. “It’s never easy to close an important chapter, especially one as full of meaning and...


SEIZED AND SOLD: ‘I wish they would have reached out’ – Solutions to help New Hampshire residents from having their property taken

07-04-2024 12:02 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

The clock kept ticking as Carol Stiasny watched application after application get rejected. Her credit was too low. Most landlords didn’t accept pets. If she didn’t vacate her two-bedroom manufactured home by May 1, she’d be evicted. The date came and...


Community Power Coalition of New Hampshire announces new energy rates

07-04-2024 9:00 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

The Community Power Coalition of New Hampshire (CPCNH) has announced new electricity rates to go into effect on Aug. 1.Community power allows municipalities to purchase power in bulk for residents, with the intent of negotiating lower rates and the...


Hancock limits use of overflow parking lot

07-04-2024 8:45 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

The Hancock Select Board has placed tighter restrictions on a field that had previously been used as a parking lot for town events, after the Conservation Commission and the Harris Center for Conservation Education pointed out that the field is in a...


Peterborough First Friday is July 5

07-04-2024 8:00 AM

Peterborough’s First Friday in downtown Peterborough will be July 5 from 5 to 7 p.m.Activities include a musical performance from McGettigan & Gilbert on the patio of Baker’s Station. Suzanne McGettigan is a singer/songwriter whose CD is “A Place in...


PHOTOS: Prepping for Greenville’s Pots and Pans Parade

07-04-2024 7:21 AM

Greenville rings in Independence Day with a clash and a clatter every year, with the town’s traditional Pots and Pans Parade, which begins at midnight on July 4, after a night of fun on the town field.Celebrations began at 8 p.m. at the Town Field,...


Send your July 4 photos

07-03-2024 4:16 PM

We want to see how Monadnock region residents celebrate July 4, so send photos and captions from your favorite Independence Day activities to news@ledgertranscript.com.


THEATER REVIEW – ‘Deathtrap’ is a wild mystery

07-03-2024 12:02 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

The first thing the audience notices when the curtains open for the Peterborough Players production of “Deathtrap” is weapons: battle axes, maces, handcuffs and knives dangling from a chandelier – all artfully arranged in what appears to a writer’s...


Amos Fortune Forum announces speaker series

07-03-2024 8:00 AM

The 77th annual Amos Fortune Forum has announced the speakers for its upcoming summer speaking series.This free series is held every Friday at 8 p.m. from July 5 to Aug. 16. All presentations are held in the Meetinghouse located in Jaffrey Center....


Melville Academy Museum in Jaffrey opens July 4

07-03-2024 8:00 AM

JAFFREYMelville museum opens July 4Melville Academy Museum, on Thorndike Pond Road at Blackberry Lane in Jaffrey, opens its 105th season July 4.  The museum, in the 1833 academy that was Jaffrey’s first high school, is owned by the Village Improvement...


PHOTOS: Rindge celebrates Independence Day early with Family Fest

07-02-2024 12:53 PM

Families played lawn games, met with police and firefighters and got to explore their vehicles, did crafts and had barbecue and shaved ice on the Rindge common Friday night as part of the Rindge Family Fest. The event doubles as the town’s Fourth of...


Fourteen-year-old arrested after allegedly fleeing police, crashing in stolen car

07-02-2024 12:06 PM

By ASHLEY SAARI

A 14-year-old girl was arrested early Saturday morning after allegedly fleeing a traffic stop in a stolen car and crashing in Rindge.According to a press release issued by the Rindge Police Department, on Saturday at approximately 2:30 a.m., police...


Summit at Cathedral of the Pines looks to aid ‘Peaceful Warriors’

07-02-2024 12:05 PM

By ASHLEY SAARI

On Sunday, organizations dedicated to providing services to veterans and first-responders – particularly services that are based in nature and outdoor experiences – gathered to share resources and raise awareness at Cathedral of the Pines in what is...


Grant is a big step for Avenue A’s future

07-02-2024 12:03 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Melissa Gallagher, executive director of The Grapevine Family & Community Resource Center, calls a $1 million New Hampshire Community Development Finance Authority (CDFA) grant  “absolutely life-changing for us.”Due to the grant, the Avenue A Teen...


ConVal subcommittee will study financial impact of withdrawal

07-02-2024 12:01 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

After a lengthy discussion Thursday about how much it could cost Francestown and Dublin to leave the ConVal School District, the ConVal Feasibility Study Committee has created a finance subcommittee to determine how the withdrawals could financially...


Towns schedule activities for July 4

07-02-2024 11:01 AM

ANTRIM The Antrim Historical Society will host the annual reading of the Declaration of Independence Thursday, July 4, at 8:30 a.m. at the bandstand on Jameson Avenue.Festivities will kick off with free coffee, tea and baked goods. At 9 a.m., the...


SEEKING SOLUTIONS: New Hampshire increased the dropout age to 18 in 2009. What has been the impact?

07-02-2024 9:26 AM

By ASHLEY SAARI

When John Lynch first became governor in 2007, he made increasing the mandatory education age part of his platform, stating in his inaugural address that “a high school diploma is the minimum price of admission for most jobs.”At the time, New...


PHOTOS: Bennington Conservation Commission holds annual Canoe the Contoocook

07-02-2024 8:01 AM

Staff Report

Paddling enthusiasts from the Bennington Conservation Commission were joined by rowers from Hillsborough, Stoddard, Florida and Connecticut for the Canoe the Contoocook event Saturday.Rowers gathered on the shores of the Contoocook River in the shadow...


SEIZED AND SOLD: ‘It saved me’ – Pandemic property tax payment program that helped thousands ended. Now what?

07-01-2024 4:10 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

Patricia Ingemi stood on the front lawn as she watched her house go up in flames. The fire grew fast, and the sound of her nine cats shrieking inside haunts her a decade later. In a matter a minutes, the single-family house she owned since 1981 was...


SEIZED AND SOLD: ‘Don’t fall behind’ - Taking and selling properties left to local discretion

07-01-2024 4:08 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

Days before the City of Concord was set to sell his house, Jeffrey Cyr made a budget to spend his life savings.His son had taken out a loan for $16,800 to save his father’s house from the auction block. In return, Cyr agreed to pay him back in $400...


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