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Dublin survey shows thoughts on schools

06-13-2024 2:17 PM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

Asked about the importance of Dublin remaining in the ConVal School District, early respondents to a survey given to parents of Dublin Consolidated School (DCS) and ConVal students about a week ago don’t consider it a high priority.Just under 22% of...


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Addition approved to Monadnock Inn for innkeepers’ quarters

06-13-2024 1:02 PM

By ASHLEY SAARI

The new owners of the Monadnock Inn in Jaffrey have been approved to put an addition on the south side of the building for new innkeepers' quarters.Gene and Castine Clerkin recently entered into a purchase agreement with No Box Realty and owner Randy...


Jaffrey seeks advance on grant to knock down W.W. Cross building

06-13-2024 12:05 PM

By ASHLEY SAARI

The Town of Jaffrey has requested an advance on a $2 million federal grant, in hopes of kickstarting the process of tearing down the defunct W.W. Cross building, already heavily damaged by a major fire.The town has been granted $2 million from the...


PHOTOS: Rindge Conservation Commission keeps trails clear

06-13-2024 12:04 PM

The Rindge Conservation Commission held a workday on Saturday at Converse Meadow in Rindge, the second workday for the property this year.Crews cleared deadfall and treetops that sheared off during weather events over the winter and replaced trail...


Lilianne Tullio is the first local girl to make Eagle Scout

06-13-2024 12:02 PM

By ASHLEY SAARI

Lilianne “Lilly” Weibel Tullio of Jaffrey is the first girl to earn the rank of Eagle Scout in the Monadnock district, for her work in combating the loss of screech owl habitat through education and the construction of nesting boxes.Scouting America,...


Peterborough Planning Board members decide not to revise subdivision regulations

06-13-2024 9:15 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

After reviewing the existing ordinances for Peterborough subdivisions, the Peterborough Planning Board decided no revisions are needed at this time. The board had planned to review the existing  subdivision ordinance to determine whether the revised...


Blindfolded boaters take to the water in Hancock

06-12-2024 12:33 PM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

On Monday, 28 teams paddled their way around Norway Pond in Hancock for Avenue A Teen and Community Center’s second Blindfolded Boat Race.The event drew a crowd of residents from Hancock and surrounding towns, who filled the town beach for a chance to...


Hiker hospitalized after incident on Mount Monadnock

06-11-2024 12:34 PM

A Michigan resident was transported to Monadnock Community Hospital in Peterborough Monday after being injured on Mount Monadnock Monday.According to a release from New Hampshire Fish and Game, at approximately 11:50 a.m., the department was...


Mason Summer Faire kicks off community events

06-11-2024 12:04 PM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

According to new chairman Martín Garay MacLean, the Mason Recreation Committee has been “revitalized” and will spend the next few years running brand-new or revamped community events. Many of these events will run concurrently with the Mason Village...


Map that helps tell Contoocook River story on display

06-11-2024 12:02 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

A historic 3-D contour map originally created in the early 2000s by students from ConVal, Conant and Hillsboro-Deering high schools was displayed Saturday at Hillsborough Alive festival at Kemp Park along the Contoocook River in...


ConVal High School hosts voter-registration drive

06-11-2024 12:01 PM

By ISABELLA MESSA

On Thursday, senior Charlie Savage organized what he said was the first voter-registration drive at ConVal High School. The event was paired with the senior breakfast, so students could eat and register for their first presidential election among...


Peterborough Town Library introduces dinner club

06-11-2024 8:02 AM

Peterborough Town Library, 2 Concord St., will host a new monthly program, The PTL Dinner Club, and the first meeting will be Thursday, June 13 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Imagined as a cookbook club-meets potluck, the library is inviting local foodies to...


Rick Van de Poll to speak on climate change

06-11-2024 8:01 AM

Rick Van de Poll, principal of Ecosystem Management Consultants (EMC) of Sandwich, will be the Francestown Land Trust’s featured speaker Thursday, June 13, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Francestown Old Meeting House.Van de Poll’s slide-illustrated talk,...


Conant graduates begin adult journey

06-10-2024 1:55 PM

By ASHLEY SAARI

A total of 83 Conant Orioles walked the graduation stage in the Pratt Auditorium on Friday night to receive their diplomas and begin their lives in the adult world.“We’ve all accomplished one of the major milestones in our lives -- high school...


ConVal graduates and their ‘gardens’

06-10-2024 1:11 PM

By ASHLEY SAARI

Under a cloudy sky on Saturday, ConVal Regional High School valedictorian Nathan Klonel took his class back to grade school, reading his class and their assembled guests a story from Arnold Lobel’s classic children’s books, “Frog and...


Mascenic graduates called to ‘embrace the new’

06-10-2024 12:10 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Forty-eight graduates received their diplomas during Friday evening’s graduation ceremony at Mascenic High School in New Ipswich. Angela McCabe, an honors graduate who is a member of the National Honor Society, a New Hampshire Scholar and the student...


Big day for small class at Wilton-Lyndeborough

06-10-2024 12:04 PM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

Wilton-Lyndeborough’s graduation ceremony Friday was special for this year’s graduating class, who ended their middle school journey at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, quarantined at home, and therefore missed out on a formal eighth-grade...


Francestown Elementary School students celebrate month of reading

06-09-2024 12:01 PM

Students at Francestown Elementary School recently finished celebrating a month of reading.When students returned from April vacation, FES began a read-a-thon. Throughout May, students recorded their minutes while in school and at home. Every day, FES...


Brad Bates of Dublin School named board VP for Association of Independent Schools of New England

06-08-2024 12:01 PM

Dublin School Head of School Brad Bates has been appointed the vice president of the Association of Independent Schools of New England (AISNE) board starting in the 2024-2025 school year.Bates has more than 25 years of independent school leadership...


Wilton Historical Society sets annual meeting

06-08-2024 12:00 PM

The annual meeting of the Wilton Historical Society will be Thursday, June 13, at 7 p.m. in the Historical Rooms upstairs in the Wilton Public and Gregg Free Library, 7 Forest Road.Annual dues of $15 are due at that time. Checks should be made out to...


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