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After four years, Peterborough Thanksgiving Eve contra dance resumes
11-24-2023 12:02 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Monadnock Folklore Society’s Thanksgiving Eve contra dance returned to the Peterborough Town House after a four-year hiatus due to COVID.“We’re very happy this event is back. It’s been a tradition since the ’90s and people love it,” said...


Bacteria levels remain high on Whittemore Lake, affecting Bennington town beach
11-21-2023 3:01 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

State officials announced Nov. 16 that the cyanobacteria levels at Whittemore Lake, which includes Bennington’s town beach, still exceed safe levels.  According to a report posted by Michaele Condon, beach inspection program coordinator for...


ConVal students raise money at holiday craft fair
11-21-2023 11:00 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

ConVal High School student organizations provided food to hundreds of holiday shoppers at the school’s holiday craft fair on Saturday, raising funds for competitions and trips around the world.Members of the Class of 2026 was busy all day making...


Pop-up shop at 34 Main in Hancock hosts an eclectic mix
11-20-2023 1:33 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Hancock’s 34 Main pop-up shop may not be exactly what someone would expect to find in a classic New England village.Walking into the preserved 1801 barn next door to the Hancock Market, one might expect to see braided rugs, bottles of maple syrup or...


Manchester Mayor Joyce Craig speaks at Francestown Democratic brunch
11-20-2023 12:02 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Manchester Mayor Joyce Craig, a Democratic candidate for governor, spoke at a brunch organized by Francestown Democrats Sunday at Francestown Town Hall, addressing local concerns on  inflation, housing, education, day care and civility in...


Peterborough Holiday Stroll kicks off season of giving
11-20-2023 11:51 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Peterborough’s traditional Holiday Stroll kicked off the holiday season Saturday, with seven faith based organizations taking part in this year’s event.“I can’t even remember how long this has been going on. It feels like it’s always just been part of...


Peterborough Planning Board hears two big project plans
11-15-2023 2:03 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Peterborough Planning Board members said Monday night that a proposed 116-unit development off Mercer Avenue is unworkable unless the apartment complex can be accessed from Route 202 rather than from Mercer Drive and Goyette Avenue.About 60 residents...


Greenfield takes over $1 million Meetinghouse grant application
11-10-2023 11:43 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

The Town of Greenfield and the Friends of the Greenfield Meetinghouse have been working in partnership since 2019 to raise funds for repairs to the Greenfield Community Meetinghouse, and the Select Board recently voted to take over the grant...


ConVal School Board reviews enrollment study
11-08-2023 4:10 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

During the ConVal School Board meeting Tuesday night, Dublin resident and parent John Wood said that he was concerned the school district has not provided enough data for voters to be able to make an informed decision on reconfiguration.“I understand...


Charles Morey preps for 2024 season at Peterborough Players
11-08-2023 1:44 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

In his small corner office at the Peterborough Players building on Thursday, Charles Morey apologized that the barn theater and other rooms were too chilly to tour; only the office wing is heated in winter.While the theater may be cold and dark...


Carl Mabbs-Zeno and Rodger Martin discuss their Vietnam novels
11-08-2023 11:13 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Asked how their lives and their writing were shaped by their service in the Vietnam War, Carl Mabbs-Zeno and Rodger Martin both joked that they might not be the best veterans to talk to.Neither has stayed involved in formal veterans activities,...


Peterborough Veterans Day ceremony will include plaques for French and Indian War, American Revolution
11-07-2023 12:30 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Some of Peterborough’s earliest veterans will be memorialized Saturday with the unveiling of  two new plaques honoring Peterborough men who fought in the French and Indian War and the American Revolution.The plaques will be installed at...


Greenfield and Bennington set up community power committees
11-03-2023 10:45 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

The towns of Bennington and Greenfield have each created community power committees, which will enable the towns to negotiate for lower electric rates for residents currently served by Eversource. Bennington’s committee, chaired by David...


ConVal School Board will discuss reconfiguration study Nov. 7
11-03-2023 9:00 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

The ConVal School board will hold a listening session on the district’s reconfiguration study Tuesday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. at the ConVal SAU conference room behind South Meadow Middle School at 106 Hancock Road.The meeting will also be live-streamed on...


Survey highlights ConVal per-student spending
11-01-2023 2:12 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

According to a recent follow-up survey by Prismatic Consulting for residents in the ConVal school district, Temple Elementary School, which is currently the smallest school in the district with 37 students, spent the most per student spending among...


After 67 years in the Roy family, Roy’s Market has new owners
10-30-2023 11:49 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Peterborough’s corner grocery store, Roy’s Market, changed hands Saturday after being in the same family for 67 years. Peter Robinson, who bought the store from his uncle, Albert Roy, in 2006, said the transition is bittersweet. “We’ve been very...


Next steps for ConVal study include online forum
10-27-2023 7:40 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

An online forum and follow-up online survey for residents of the ConVal School District opened Monday and continues through Friday, giving residents another chance to weigh in on possible school district reconfiguration options after the recent series...


After rehearing, New Ipswich ZBA approves Silver Scone variance
10-16-2023 11:12 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Editor’s note: This story has been corrected to remove a quote attributed to Dwayne White, who was recused from the discussion.After nearly two hours of deliberation Thursday night, the New Ipswich Zoning Board granted Silver Scone Teas owner Jane...


‘A successful comeback’: Peak into Peterborough returns in style, delights crowds
10-15-2023 10:56 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Peak Into Peterborough, a much loved local tradition designed to occur at peak foliage season, returned to downtown Peterborough Saturday after a three-year hiatus. The event was organized by Pelagia Vincent and the Keene-based Greater Monadnock...


Peterborough Select Board hears options for Route 202 bridge project
10-04-2023 11:58 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

At the Peterborough Select Board meeting Tuesday night, Tim Dunn of of the state Department of Transportation said reconstructing the bridge over the Contoocook River on Route 202 at the intersection of Route 136 presents complex challenges.“The site...

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