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Antrim residents asked to comment on road safety
05-28-2024 12:05 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

The Antrim Planning Board is asking residents to weigh in on road safety and accessibility issues in town using a survey developed as part of a Complete Streets Implementation grant.Antrim residents recently received online surveys, and fliers with QR...


Great Brook Mavericks take fifth at drone world championships
05-23-2024 12:04 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

The Great Brook Mavericks aerial drone team competed in the Middle School Aerial Drone World Championships last week in Chattanooga, Tenn., achieving a fifth-place finish out 60 total teams in the Skills category.The team is also ranked fifth...


Third-grade teacher approved at PES
05-23-2024 12:01 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

In response to parent concerns about crowded third-grade classrooms at Peterborough Elementary School, the ConVal School Board approved an additional third-grade teacher at PES next year during Tuesday night’s meeting.“This is a question of equity....


HOUSE AND HOME: Sheila and Bill Nichols took the do-it-yourself approach for their retirement home
05-23-2024 10:47 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

“A lot of people will tell you they built their house themselves,” said Sheila Nichols of Greenfield as she led of tour of her home at the base of Crotched Mountain Road. “But we really did build this house ourselves. We sawed every board, and we...


PHOTOS” Tour de Francestown supports Old Meetinghouse
05-21-2024 12:03 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

The annual Tour de Francestown bike race rolled through Francestown on Saturday, with about 80 bikers taking part. The annual event is a fundraiser for Francestown’s Old Meetinghouse and supports community events, including the summer Sunday afternoon...


Zoning proposal fails
05-20-2024 3:56 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Fewer than 800 voters weighed in on Peterborough candidates, zoning amendments and budget articles in Tuesday’s election.The most contentious issue on the ballot, Zoning Amendment 1, failed with 366 votes in favor, 395 votes against. It proposed...


PHOTOS: Peterborough hosts Children and the Arts celebration
05-20-2024 12:45 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Children from ConVal’s eight elementary schools, independent schools, charter schools and preschools marched in the 29th annual Children and the Arts parade at Saturday’s festival in downtown Peterborough. This year’s theme,  “Birds of a Feather,”...


Superintendent Kimberly Rizzo Saunders leaving ConVal School District
05-20-2024 12:13 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Superintendent Kimberly Rizzo Saunders will be leaving the ConVal School District Aug. 22 to take a superintendent position with the Kennett Consolidated School District in Chester County, Pa.The Kennett board is scheduled to formally vote on her...


Library bench dedication honors town volunteer
05-17-2024 12:19 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Mary Anne Grant, a longtime resident of Greenfield and beloved town volunteer, was remembered Saturday with the unveiling of a stone bench in her honor in front of Stephenson Memorial Library.“For 40 years, Mary Anne watched every parade in Greenfield...


FPU’s Mooney receives top honor
05-17-2024 12:06 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Kim Mooney, outgoing President of Franklin Pierce University (FPU), was awarded the first  “Thrive Recognition Award”  by the Greater Monadnock Collaborative Wednesday morning at Monadnock Country Club. Mooney, who is the first woman and the first...


Peterborough voters approve funds for fire and rescue station
05-17-2024 7:32 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Peterborough voters approved $11.7 million to fund the new fire and rescue station adjacent to the Peterborough Community Center, at the corner of Elm Street and Route 101, by a landslide at the open session of Town Meeting Wednesday night.According...


New look at Gregg Lake
05-16-2024 12:08 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Antrim residents will have access to a new accessible bathhouse and facilities this summer at the town beach at Gregg Lake.The new 450-square-foot bathhouse, which is under construction, will replace the old restrooms and maintenance building. The new...


Improvements to Antrim boat launch nearly complete
05-16-2024 8:31 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

In 2023, the Town of Antrim received $75,000 in GOFERR (Governor’s Office for Emergency Relief and Recovery) funding from the State of New Hampshire to improve the public boat launch at Gregg Lake Beach Park. Matching funds were approved at the Antrim...


Participants get their displays ready for Children and the Arts in Peterborough
05-15-2024 12:09 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Around the region, hundreds of  volunteers, including teachers, artists, children and parents, are getting ready for Peterborough’s Children in the Arts Festival. The festival starts in downtown Peterborough at 9 a.m. Saturday, with the grand parade...


Driver with child in vehicle arrested after high speed chase in Peterborough
05-14-2024 5:54 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

While apprehending a suspect in the Monadnock Community Hospital parking lot following a chase through downtown Peterborough, Peterborough police officers found an unharmed a toddler in the back of the driver’s car. The suspect, Mario Cruz, 29, of...


ConVal study committee sets its course
05-14-2024 12:01 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

During its second meeting on Thursday night, the ConVal Feasibility Study Committee (FSC) mapped out a plan for the next few months to begin the process of  determining whether it would be feasible for Francestown or Dublin, or both, to withdraw from...


ConVal officials propose one athletic director position
05-09-2024 12:16 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Tim Conway, principal of South Meadow School, Great Brook School Principal Adam Caragher and ConVal Assistant Principal Richard Simoneau put forth a proposal to create a single ConVal athletic director position encompassing the Great Brook, South...


Voters will soon make their choices
05-09-2024 12:05 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Peterborough voters will decide on candidates for town offices and weigh in on six proposed zoning amendments during town elections Tuesday, May 14.Voting takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Peterborough Community Center on Elm Street.The zoning...


The impact of Peterborough zoning votes
05-09-2024 12:00 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Peterborough residents will vote on six proposed zoning amendments May 14.Article 1 proposes that properties in the Family District be rezoned to General Residence. A yes will approve changing all Family District Properties to General Residence...


Spellers strut their stuff at inaugural Greenfield Spelling Bee
05-08-2024 12:03 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Thirteen young spellers competed in the first Greenfield Spelling Bee at the Greenfield Meetinghouse Saturday, in an event sponsored by the Friends of the Greenfield Meetinghouse and the Friends of Stephenson Library.Contestants of different...

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