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Antrim: ‘Spring Walk’ for the Grapevine

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

ANTRIM — The 10th Annual Grapevine Spring Walk for Families will offer a chance for the community to walk and talk together on May 10, and will conclude with a big barbecue and a live band. Around 70 adults and children walked in last year’s event and raised $9,000, Grapevine Director Kristen Vance said in an interview last Thursday. On top of that, the Finlay Foundation donated $5,000 as part of a Challenge Grant they issued to the Grapevine. The Challenge Grant matches funds raised up to $5,000. This year, Vance said the goal is to raise $10,000 in donations, so that the Challenge Grant … 0

Antrim: Turkey dinner at Church Saturday

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The Antrim Baptist Church will be offering a Turkey Dinner on Saturday, April 26 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm. Adults $9.00, children 5-12 $5.00 Family maximum of $32.00. Menu includes herb roasted turkey,red mashed potatoes, vegetables, stuffing, gravy and dessert. … 0

Antrim: Travologue from Asia runs on May 6

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

A China and Vietnam travelogue, presented by Dick and Robin Loveland and sponsored by the Antrim area Senior Center, will take place on May 6 from 10 to 11 a.m., at the senior center in the Presbyterian Church, Main St., Antrim. Experience the Loveland’s journey for yourself through this presentation. This event is free and open to the public. … 0

Francestown: April 7 deadline set for Crotched

Monday, April 7, 2014

FRANCESTOWN — With the ski season over and only three required light shields installed at Crotched Mountain Ski and Ride, the town enforced a deadline of April 7 for variance compliance. If that deadline is not met, the town will take legal action with its attorney. In a … 0

A look at the housing market

Monday, April 7, 2014

As the snow melts and days get warmer throughout the Monadnock region, many people start to seriously look at either buying or selling a home. Some may have had enough of winter and don’t want to go through … 0

Business: What the experst say On residential mortgage lending

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Local banks and credit unions continue to have an ample supply of mortgage funding to meet the needs of their customer’s and region. In addition, there are multiple mortgage products to choose from that are designed to accommodate … 0

Home buying, how to know when it’s time

Monday, April 7, 2014

Springtime — when the thoughts of so many gradually turn to sunshine, flowers, golf, clean-up, travel, etc. And how about home buying? The spring of each year has been traditionally primetime for either buying or selling a home. … 0

Antrim: Great Brook School to host distracted driving talk

Monday, April 7, 2014

ANTRIM — Seventy-one percent of teens admit to composing or sending a text message while driving, according to the official U.S. Government website for distracted driving. In an effort to help deter young drivers from distractive driving habits, Great Brook Middle School will host “The Parent Driving Zone,” … 0

Editorial: She helps us ‘see the good in all we face’

Monday, April 7, 2014

I suppose we all have a time when we realize how someone has touched us, or the impact they’ve had on our lives, too late. This is my time. We lost Carole Allen this past week, and with … 0

Editorial: Capturing life’s most poignant moments

Monday, April 7, 2014

Carole Allen was always at home behind her lens, capturing the big events and the poignant moments. A few months ago, when Carole stepped out from behind her lens, she was the big event. She was the poignant moment. At the New Hampshire Press Association’s annual banquet in … 0

Antrim: Great Decisions group discussion topics

Monday, April 7, 2014

Antrim’s Great Decisions group will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Tuttle Library weekly to discuss issues of foreign policy changes. Antrim’s Great Decisions is a series of informal conversations about the foreign policy challenges which our country confronts. No special expertise in foreign policy is needed, only … 0

Letter: Changes needed from ConVal Board

Thursday, April 3, 2014

To the editor: In a 6 to 5 vote on April 1, the members of the ConVal School Board re-elected Butch Estey as this year’s chairman. My last letter to the editor called for a change in leadership. This board chose not to change their leader, so I … 0

Bennington/Francestown: Home schooling on rise?

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

BENNINGTON — Concerned about what they see as shrinking enrollment in the town’s elementary school, Bennington Select Board members say they’ve noticed a surge home schooling. Following a discussion about ConVal School District budget cuts owing to the proposed budget’s failure at the polls in March, at their … 0