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Deb Caplan builds a business out of her creative passion
04-15-2024 8:32 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

When she moved from Florida to New Hampshire in 2011, Deb Caplan, a lifelong creative, was thrilled to find that her new hometown of Peterborough was a major hub for for creativity and the arts in the Monadnock region.“I love living around here. There...

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Temple residents’ input sought on studying ConVal withdrawal
04-10-2024 11:22 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

Temple residents will have a chance to share whether they would be interested in holding a special Town Meeting on a potential feasibility study to withdraw from the ConVal School District.At the Temple Select Board meeting Tuesday night, Jim...


Mark Fernald’s maple syrup named best for third time in Ledger-Transcript contest
04-08-2024 12:22 PM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

Mark Fernald of Sharon took home his second consecutive win and third overall among the judges at the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript’s 42nd annual maple syrup contest Saturday.The event was held at the Bantam Grill in Peterborough, where attendees had...


Sarah Hull of Hancock is representing New Hampshire at Cherry Blossom Program
04-08-2024 8:31 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

Cherry blossoms might not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about New Hampshire, but some do grow here – notably, in Portsmouth.Hancock also now has a place in New Hampshire’s cherry blossom lore, as resident Sarah Hull was selected...


Hungry Bear Farm owner Gene Jonas stresses eating local, organically produced food
04-05-2024 8:31 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

Gene Jonas, owner and operator of Hungry Bear Farm in Mason, said New Hampshire imports about 90% of its supermarket food from outside the state. That's in spite of the almost 4,000 farms in operation within New Hampshire, according to a 2023 study by...


Dublin Select Board meets with education advisory committee chair
04-04-2024 8:31 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

The Dublin Select Board met with Dublin Education Advisory Committee Chair Jay Schechter Monday, with the intention of aligning the two groups’ goals – specifically, narrowing the committee’s focus and coming to an agreed-upon timeline for their work...


Happy Hardware looks to put the fun in hardware shopping
04-02-2024 8:33 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

It may be hard to find a more appropriately named store in the area than Happy Hardware in New Ipswich, where de facto manager Lisa Belliveau makes sure people have the most fun they’ve ever had in a hardware store. “I don’t want anyone to ever come...


Mason Planning Board prepares 2025 detached ADU amendment
04-01-2024 8:31 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

The Mason Planning Board is preparing to bring a zoning ordinance amendment that will permit residents to have a detached accessory dwelling unit (ADU) on their property to next year’s Town Meeting.Accessory dwelling units are apartments built on the...


Hancock Town Library’s Literary Peep Diorama contest draws most-ever entrants
03-29-2024 8:37 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

The Hancock Town Library received 33 entries into its annual Literary Peep Diorama competition, topping last year’s count of 26 and making it the most submissions the library has received since the event began back in 2017.The competition gives...


Dublin Education Advisory Committee prepares for ConVal withdrawal study
03-28-2024 8:30 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

To prepare for the upcoming feasibility study into Dublin’s withdrawal from the ConVal School District, members of the Dublin Education Advisory Committee (DEAC) will contact surrounding school districts and local private and charter schools to gather...


Grey Horse Candle Company opens Peterborough storefront
03-26-2024 8:35 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

Brian and Leyna Cannon, owners of the Grey Horse Candle Company, may have the best-smelling basement in the area.That’s because it’s where they pour and label their handmade candles, which are made with all-natural, locally sourced ingredients.“There...


Mason women learn self-defense from Bedford Martial Arts instructor
03-25-2024 8:34 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

Women from Mason and the surrounding area had the opportunity to learn self-defense techniques from instructor John Stewart at Mason Elementary School on Thursday night.Proceeds for the event, which was hosted by Bedford Martial Arts Academy and the...


Fiber-optic expansion is on the way in Hancock
03-21-2024 7:35 PM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

Hancock residents will be able to receive high-speed fiber-optic internet service later this year from Fidium, the fiber-optic branch of Consolidated Communications. Inc. (CCI), which are planing on expanding its coverage into the town.According to...


Peterborough Select Board approves 53% trash bag price increase
03-21-2024 8:34 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

Facing rising transfer station operation and trash hauling costs, the Peterborough Select Board approved a 53% increase in the price of dedicated trash bags to support the maintenance of the town’s pay-as-you-throw (PAYT) program at a public hearing...


Wilton Select Board meets with former school resource officer
03-21-2024 8:31 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

As Wilton considers adding a school resource officer to the Police Department, Select Board members met Monday with former Milford SRO George Durham, who now works part-time for the Wilton police.Tom Schultz, who was sworn in as the board’s newest...


Shattuck Golf Course plans miniature-golf expansion
03-19-2024 8:15 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

Doni Ash, the owner of The Shattuck Golf Course in Jaffery, loves golf, but acknowledges that it can be a challenging sport, especially for newcomers. He’s also the father of two young boys who love to play miniature golf.So, after noticing an unused...


Greenville residents keep Keno
03-18-2024 11:57 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

Greenville residents voted in favor of retaining Keno games in town at Town Meeting on Saturday morning.The article, which was submitted by petition, called for a ballot vote to determine if residents wanted to withdraw the permission for Keno games...


Storytelling event in Peterborough includes Rebecca Rule on NHPBS
03-13-2024 8:05 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

Author and New Hampshire PBS host Rebecca Rule highlight the 10th annual “Stories About This Place” storytelling event presented by Monadnock Conservatory on Friday, March 22, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Peterborough Town House.The event will...


Wilton-Lyndeborough voters pass all articles at district meeting
03-12-2024 8:32 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

All warrant articles passed unchanged with overwhelming support at the Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative School District meeting Saturday morning.Residents of the two towns approved the operating budget of approximately $14.27 million, along with the...


ConVal swimmer Andrea Mattson signed to Keene State
03-12-2024 8:17 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

ConVal High School senior Andrea Mattson signed a letter of intent to Keene State College on Friday.Mattson, a member of the ConVal swim team and the Keene YMCA Dolphins (KYD), said she began swimming competitively when she was 9, after a swim...


Greenville’s Sacred Heart Church to host Poor Man’s Supper Saturday
03-12-2024 7:46 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry President Kevin Little estimates that there will be about 18 different kinds of soup served at the pantry-sponsored Poor Man’s Supper Saturday.The Poor Man’s Supper is intended to be “a very simple meal,” according to...

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