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Fair builds a sense of community
05-07-2024 11:33 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

More than 30 town organizations took part in the second Antrim Community Fair on Saturday in the Antrim Town Hall Theater, an event organized by the Antrim Newcomers Club. “Being here and listening to the constant chatter and laughter all around us...


Peterborough residents will decide on fire station May 15
05-02-2024 12:05 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Peterborough residents will vote on a $10.6 million bond to fund the completed design of the Peterborough Fire Station during Town Meeting May 15. “We are a little concerned that people might think the fire station is a done deal, because there has...


Petitioners seek special Town Meeting regarding tax lien on Antrim Church of Christ
05-02-2024 12:03 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

The fate of Antrim’s historic “Brown Church” may be determined by a special Town Meeting if a group of Antrim residents succeed with a petition requesting the Select Board forgive a lien on the building.The petition calls for a warrant “to see if the...


Speakers talk mental health
05-02-2024 8:03 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Public health and community leaders from across the Monadnock region painted a picture of the state of mental health among today’s youth and adults and spoke positively about local initiatives enabling recovery during a Wednesday morning event at All...


Francestown Academy Coffeehouse is in its second year
05-01-2024 12:38 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Now in its second year, the Francestown Academy Coffeehouse is going strong. “We had no idea we were moving to such a supportive town. We have a good turnout every time. More and more people are becoming aware of it,” said Pamela Stohrer, who along...


ConVal committee begins to study withdrawal process
04-30-2024 8:34 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

ConVal district administrators, Select Board members and School Board representatives from each of the district’s nine towns have begun the process of withdrawal feasibility studies for Dublin and Francestown, with a deadline of Nov. 1.“This is a...


Francestown welcomes new Library Director Beth Crooker
04-30-2024 8:32 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Francestown’s George H. Bixby Memorial Library was overflowing with community members eager to welcome Beth Crooker, the new director of the library, at a reception Friday evening. “We are so fortunate we found such a great candidate who is such a...


Greenfield Community Power Committee approves identifying possible suppliers
04-25-2024 8:33 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Greenfield’s Community Power Committee voted to move forward with the process of identifying potential power suppliers Tuesday night.“Our next step is to start doing the research and see who is out there, as far as power suppliers, and to see who...


Peterborough residents to decide on zoning changes
04-25-2024 8:00 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Peterborough voters will vote on five proposed zoning amendments at the town election May 14. “We are trying to simplify the zoning,  and also give people more flexibility,” said Peterborough Planning Board member Carl Staley. Amendment 1 proposes to...


Antrim, Bennington and Francestown will explore Tri-Town Pit reclamation process
04-25-2024 7:31 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Members of the Francestown, Antrim and Bennington select boards decided to move ahead with exploring the reclamation process for the Tri-Town Pit, a sand pit adjacent to the Bennington transfer station, at a special three-town meeting Monday night....


Cosy Sheridan speaks and performs for Monadnock Writers’ Group
04-24-2024 8:35 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Singer-songwriter Cosy Sheridan of Harrisville spoke and performed for the Monadnock Writers’ Group Saturday in honor of National Poetry Month.After talking about her songwriting process, Sheridan led the group in a free writing exercise, followed by...


BUSINESS QUARTERLY – New housing projects could provide relief
04-23-2024 8:34 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Around the Monadnock Region, a number of new developments, some under construction and some still in the planning stages, could slowly bringing relief to the region’s housing shortage. In Peterborough, as of mid-April,  the Peterborough Planning Board...


BUSINESS QUARTERLY – Antrim Planning Board approves Battaglia subdivision
04-23-2024 8:31 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

The Antrim Planning Board gave approval for a seven-lot subdivision proposed by Battaglia Foundations at Thursday night’s public hearing.The Planning Board also approved two lot-line mergers and a special use wetlands permit to enable a driveway to...


BUSINESS QUARTERLY – Towns use amendments to increase housing
04-23-2024 7:45 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Peterborough voters will decide on several proposed zoning amendments at the ballot on May 15, including rezoning the existing Family District to General Residence.Currently, more than half the lots in the Family District are nonconforming, so...


Mountain Shadows School hosts Olympic Studies Night
04-22-2024 11:37 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

According to Temple Brighton, one of the co-founders of Mountain Shadows School, the school’s Olympic Studies Night was inspired by the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. “There was so much energy around those Olympics, and all this excitement, and...


ConVal attorney answers withdrawal questions
04-18-2024 8:46 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

ConVal School District attorney Dean Eggert answered questions from School Board members regarding the upcoming withdrawal feasibility studies at Tuesday night’s meeting.  On March 12, voters rejected a warrant article proposing the district make...


Peterborough Planning Board approves 14-unit development near High Street
04-18-2024 8:33 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

The Peterborough Planning Board voted 4-2 Monday to approve Ivy Vann’s and Hugh Beyer’s application for construction of a 14-unit development off High Street after a public hearing.The hearing on the subdivision application followed a site walk of the...


Former home of The Folkway in Peterborough is on the market
04-17-2024 8:49 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

The former home of one Peterborough’s best-known institutions, The Folkway restaurant, is back on the market after almost 30 years. The Victorian home at 85 Grove St., built around 1860, was once the home of W.H.H. Pritchard, a Peterborough veteran of...


Harris Center conducts veterans hike at Jack’s Pond in Hancock
04-16-2024 8:35 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

A group of veterans from around the Monadnock region, led by Susie Spikol of the Harris Center for Environmental Education, learned the little-known history of Hancock’s Jack’s Pond Sunday as part of the Harris Center’s veterans hiking program.The...


Young scientists show off their stuff at science fair in Francestown
04-15-2024 12:14 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

The Francestown Recreation Department hosted its second all-town science fair on Saturday at the Town Hall.About a dozen Francestown young people competed in the fair, with projects exploring everything from electromagnetic theory to the dominant paws...

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