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Hancock Poetry Gathering is April 20
04-17-2024 7:30 AM

The 12th annual Poetry Gathering at at the Hancock Town Library, 25 Main St., will be Saturday, April 20, from 2 to 4 p.m.Attendees can share originals and favorites, recite, read or simply listen. Lawrrence Ferlinghetti will be featured, and there...

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


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...

Jack Kidd and Kidd Gloves make donation to Mt. Monadnock Little League
04-16-2024 8:33 AM


Helping others comes naturally to 16-year-old Jack Kidd of Hancock.“It’s awesome,” said his stepfather, Mike Crowe. “He’s been a very perceptive kid for a long time.”Jack has helped his family buy and deliver turkey dinners for Thanksgiving, and when...

100+ Women Who Care schedule meeting in Peterborough
04-14-2024 8:00 AM

100+ Women Who Care Monadnock, a local giving circle, will hold its next quarterly meeting Thursday, April 18, at the Peterborough Town Library in the 1833 Room, 2 Concord St.Registration and mingling with refreshments will begin at 11:45 a.m., with...

Hancock Elementary School students create mural
04-10-2024 7:31 AM

Hancock Elementary Students recently completed a hand-made mosaic with the help of local artist Julie Brown. Brown, parent to an HES third-grader, visited with HES students to teach them about the steps to make a mosaic. The project began with...

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


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...

Jarvis Coffin: Off the Highway – Eclipses and other wonders
04-05-2024 8:16 AM

What was it like to be working in the yard, or noticing from in front of the kitchen sink that it was getting dark early outside because a solar eclipse was sneaking up on you where you lived? We have had the know-how to anticipate eclipses for almost...

Rasa String Quartet performs April 7 in Hancock
04-04-2024 7:46 AM

The Boston-based Rasa String Quartet will perform at the next Music on Norway Pond concert Sunday, April 7, at 4 p.m. at First Congregational Church of Hancock, 47 Main St.The quartet is known for exploring the musical space where classical and folk...

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


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...

Ann Eldridge to display work at Hancock Town Library
03-27-2024 7:31 AM

Hancock Town Library, 25 Main St., will host artwork by Ann Eldridge March 30 to May 7.A reception will be held on Saturday, April 13, from 2 to 4 p.m. Eldridge’s work will include intaglio prints, using traditional etching, aquatint and drypoint...

Letter: Indefinite postponement is no way to legislate
03-26-2024 12:18 PM

Almost every Thursday since Jan. 4, I have taken my seat in Legislators’ Hall, prepared to do the work I was elected to perform – to consider the bills before us and vote on them in the way I believe best serves my constituents and the citizens of New...

Green Living: Early start to amphibian-crossing season
03-25-2024 8:01 AM


As the weather warms, teams of citizen volunteers have been donning rain jackets and reflective vests, heading out on the rainy nights to escort amphibians from the woodlands where they spend most of the year, crossing roadways to wetlands and vernal...

100+ Women Who Care opens nominations
03-24-2024 7:00 AM

100+ Women Who Care Monadnock, a local giving circle, has opened nominations for a local nonprofit to receive more than $10,500 in donations.Being a member is not required to nominate a nonprofit. Nominations close April 3 at 5 p.m. The more-than-200...

Backyard Naturalist: Nate Marchessault – A vernal renaissance
03-22-2024 8:31 AM

With the year still in its infancy, the Earth warms and signs of new life begin to emerge. So begins the “vernal renaissance” – an annual celebration which requires no tickets nor preregistration, with admission just outside the window and door of...

Jarvis Coffin: Off the Highway – Town Meeting season
03-22-2024 8:02 AM

It is Town Meeting season, that festal time of year toward the end of winter, when there is more daylight and maybe less snow, and you can get to town and back with a horse and wagon after throwing a few punches at your neighbor over the cost of...

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


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...

All articles pass easily at Hancock Town Meeting
03-19-2024 8:02 AM


All articles received unanimous support during Hancock Town Meeting Saturday, as the 120 residents went through the warrant in two hours.The Select Board was given high marks for submitting an annual budget of $3.5 million, only 3.85% over the prior...

Addison Dodge of Hancock and Garrett Cournoyer of Jaffrey make Saint Michael’s dean’s list
03-16-2024 8:30 AM

Addison D. Dodge of Hancock and Garrett W. Cournoyer of Jaffrey were named to the dean's list at Saint Michael's College for the fall 2023 semester.Students who complete at least 12 credits of classes and achieve a grade-point average of at least 3.5...

Harris Center holding workshop for salamander brigade volunteers
03-12-2024 8:03 AM


On Thursday, March 14, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., the Harris Center for Conservation Education will hold a workshop for people who are interested in pursuing and gaining knowledge of amphibians and the center’s salamander brigade event.Each year, the Harris...

Off the Highway: Jarvis Coffin – Walking by the light of the moon
03-08-2024 8:00 AM

The evening routine of many forest animals was disrupted recently by a column of 50 people hiking through the woods over crusty snow aided by the light of a full moon.Organized by the Francestown Land Trust and Francestown Conservation Committee, the...

Hancock seeks new summer camp director
03-07-2024 7:30 AM


Hancock’s annual summer camp could be at risk of cancellation unless the town can find a new director to head the program.Previous directors Deb Coyne and Jen Booth ran the program for five years before deciding to step down for the summer of 2024,...

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