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Back-to-school shoppers rushed department and retail stores in the region.

Peterborough/Rindge: Back-to-school shoppers think before spending

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

A middle-schooler’s shopping list — two spiral notebooks, colored pencils, two three-ring binders and a backpack — sets a parent back nearly $50. And that’s just the beginning of back-to-school shopping. As the cost of products continues to rise post-recession, retailers here have found customers are walking into stores knowing more than they used to. They’ve already researched products and … 0

ConVal: CV hockey teams could go co-op

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — ConVal High School is on track to combine its boys’ and girls’ hockey teams with Monadnock Regional High School for the 2016-2017 season in order to keep the programs alive. But, the school’s athletic director will not move forward without the full support of the community. “I wouldn’t want to co-op if it was anything but a numbers question,” Athletic Director … 0

Milford: music makes a difference

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Folk music has often been a force for social change. It’s been used to protest war, address political issues in both a satirical and serious light, and now, concert organizers hope it can help stop a natural gas pipeline. Singer Tom Rush, a frequent visitor to the former Folkway in Peterborough and an … 0

Peterborough: Camera helps rowers, pilots

Monday, August 10, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — As Melissa Thompson, a diehard rower, watched the Head of the Charles, she wondered about the rowers who bumped into each other. There had to be a way, she thought, to help them see what’s behind … 0

Hancock: Daniels new special ed. director in Weare

Friday, August 7, 2015

Scott Daniels has been named special education director for the Weare School District serving Center Woods Elementary, Center Woods Upper Elementary and Weare Middle Schools. Daniels comes to the Weare District from the ConVal District, where he served … 0

Love, lift us up

Monday, August 10, 2015

The fourth annual Uplift Music Festival came to Greenfield on Saturday for a day of music, art, community and fun. The proceeds were donated to Monadnock Community Hospital’s financial assistance program for cancer patients. (Photos by Ben Conant … 0

Business: NHBR seeks nominations for business excellence

Monday, August 10, 2015

New Hampshire Business Review is seeking nominations for its annual Business Excellence Awards. Nominate your own New Hampshire-based business or nonprofit, or other organization you think deserves recognition for its imagination, industriousness, innovation and achievements. Since 2003, N.H. Business Review’s Business Excellence Awards have honored the best and … 0

Editorial: Celebrate the dead, by living

Monday, August 10, 2015

Two events this weekend shared a common theme. The MacDowell Colony’s Medal Day and the Uplift Music Festival both were, on the surface, a celebration of art and music and community and all that makes our region great. Under bright blue skies, tunes were picked, honors were bestowed, … 0

Letters: Farmers market needs support

Thursday, August 6, 2015

To the editor: I have been shopping regularly at the Wednesday Peterborough Farmers Market for 7 or 8 years. It is sad to see how it has dwindled. Today there were five vendors. And two or three customers. Such a fall-off from what this market was 4 or … 0

Two robberies, one suspect: Dublin man charged in home invasion

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Police say a man arraigned Wednesday in connection with a Greenfield home invasion Sunday night also allegedly robbed a Dublin resident earlier that day. Jason Eddy, 33, of Dublin, was arrested Tuesday afternoon at his home and charged … 0

Dublin: The Walden School receives grant from New Music USA

Monday, July 27, 2015

The Walden School has received a New Music USA project grant in support of The Monadnock Institute at The Walden School, a first-of-its-kind contemporary performance program for teens, launched this summer in partnership with International Contemporary Ensemble and Face the Music. The Institute, both rigorous and creative, is … 0

ConVal: Sprint to the Summit is Aug. 22

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Dozens of runners and hikers will dash up Crotched Mountain to raise money for underprivileged children to ski or snowboard. The one-mile Sprint to the Summit race is on August 22 at 9 a.m., and starts at the base of the ski area. “This is an unorthodox type … 0

Jaffrey: Coming back home

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

After spending years in Connecticut, a mid-1940s painting of downtown Jaffrey has made its way back to the area and is now on display at the Jaffrey Civic Center. The painting, titled “Downtown Jaffrey following a Winter Storm,” … 0