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Great Brook School in Antrim hosts regional drone competition
03-12-2024 8:37 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

The gym at Great Brook School was transformed into a buzzing, whirring miniature airfield Saturday as 19 teams from Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts competed in New Hampshire’s First Aerial Drones Competition.   The competition was...


Grant will make fiber internet available to every address in Francestown
03-11-2024 8:01 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Francestown has been approved for funds from the state’s Broadband Matching Grant Initiative (BMGI) that will result in fiber internet being available to every address in town.  The town is working with Consolidated Communications (CCI), which...


Peterborough Select Board, Budget Committee members debate using fund balance for fire station
03-07-2024 8:35 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Discussion at Tuesday night’s Select Board and Budget Committee public hearing on the Peterborough fire station and municipal campus bond proposals centered on the pros and cons of using $1.1 million of the fund balance to lower the cost of the total...


Therapy dog Rosey Cogan-Sousa of Antrim spreads joy throughout the region
03-07-2024 8:31 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Rosey Cogan-Sousa may be the most-famous dog in Antrim – and definitely has the best wardrobe.Rosey, a certified therapy dog, is well-known in town not only for her outfits and accessories, but for bringing comfort and love to people throughout the...


Friday Night Stage brings music to Bennington Town Hall
03-06-2024 8:33 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

On certain Friday nights in Bennington, live music and even the stomp of dancing feet can be heard coming from the stage on the second floor of Town Hall, thanks to the Friday Night Stage concert series.   Upcoming shows are this Friday, March 8,...


Three injured in head-on crash in Peterborough
03-05-2024 12:53 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Three people were injured, but none had life-threatening injuries, after a head-on collision involving two vehicles Monday evening on Route 101 in Peterborough.The accident occurred 500 feet west of Condy Road and Route 101, between Cunningham Pond...


Questions about proposed ConVal reconfiguration
03-05-2024 8:34 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

What does the March 12 vote decide? The ConVal School Board has put forth a warrant article proposing an amendment to the 1967 ConVal Articles of Agreement. The article proposes that the wording of the Articles of Agreement change from...


ConVal School Board Chair Dick Dunning answers questions about reconfiguration
03-05-2024 8:31 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Dick Dunning grew up Dublin, attended school in Dublin and Peterborough and was a teacher and then the longtime principal at South Meadow School in Peterborough. In total, he has spent 54 years in the ConVal School district.Dunning spoke to the...


Antrim Grange hosts candidates night
03-02-2024 8:31 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Nine candidates appeared at the annual Antrim Grange candidates night Wednesday evening at the Town Hall Theatre.Four candidates are running for the two open spots on the Planning Board. Dennis Young spoke about how his background in technology,...


Friends and family remember Stephenson Memorial Library Director David Bridgewater
02-29-2024 8:35 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

David Bridgewater, who had been the director of Stephenson Memorial Library in Greenfield since 2020, is being remembered for his boundless energy, his determination to take on and solve problems, his kind nature and his unflagging good humor, along...


Peterborough Planning Board passes zoning change
02-29-2024 8:16 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

After a lengthy debate on Monday night and two previous public hearings on the issue, the Peterborough Planning Board passed a motion to rezone all properties in the Family District to the General Residence District.Planning Board members Stephanie...


Vacancies on Bennington ballot are cause for concern
02-27-2024 10:02 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

As of Friday, Bennington’s town election ballot had an equal number of vacancies and candidates. The deadline for filing for candidacy has passed, but residents may wage write-in campaigns for the March 12 town election.The Bennington Zoning Board...


Well School students perform ‘Our Town’ for the first time
02-22-2024 9:06 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

When Well School Theater Director Bronwyn Sims realized that in nearly 60 years of theater, the school had never performed Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town,” she knew she had the next seventh- and eighth-grade play.  “I’m not sure at what point ‘Our Town’...


State Rep. Molly Howard discusses life in the Legislature
02-22-2024 8:31 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Book-banning, PFAS contamination and expanded school lunches were among the issues voted on last week in the New Hampshire legislature, state Rep. Molly Howard (D-Hancock) reported Monday night in an open house with a group of constituents at...


ConVal School Board produces list of budget cuts
02-19-2024 1:01 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

As ConVal School District voters prepare to vote on a warrant article that would give the School Board the power to consolidate the district’s eight elementary schools into four, the district has released a complete list of the budget cuts affecting...


House and Home: Antique home in Hancock is a dream come true
02-16-2024 9:16 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

After many years living of in different parts of the country, Monique and Barry Tanner had always wanted to come back to New England, but renovating an antique home in the northeast corner of Hancock has exceeded their wildest expectations.“I have to...


Peterborough Police Department proposes new structure
02-14-2024 11:45 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

The Peterborough Police Department has a plan for restructuring which will lower the department’s budget for next year and “strengthen the department’s resiliency,” Town Administrator Nicole MacStay said at Tuesday night’s Budget Committee...


Antrim residents will vote on downtown TIF district
02-14-2024 11:15 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Antrim will start the process of creating a downtown Tax Increment Finance (TIF) district if voters approve two linked warrant articles to be presented at Town Meeting on Thursday evening, March 14.TIF districts earn revenue for towns by capturing tax...


Withdrawal article will be on Francetown warrant
02-14-2024 10:27 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

The Francestown Select Board voted Monday night to include a warrant article requesting the ConVal School Board initiate a feasibility study evaluating the possibility of Francestown withdrawing from the ConVal School District. The Francestown School...


Peterborough-based FIRST Tech Challenge team headed to state competition
02-14-2024 9:42 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Team Inconceivable, a Peterborough-based FIRST Tech Challenge team, is headed for the FIRST Tech Challenge state robotics competition at NHTI in Concord on Saturday with their 30-pound robot “Inconceivable.”“We love making robots,” said team member...

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