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Keene: Conservation District to hold annual meeting

Monday, November 10, 2014

The Cheshire County Conservation District and partners at the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service will honor Windy Hill Farm of Marlow as the Cooperator of the Year and Michael and Kathy Nerrie of Distant Hill Gardens as the 2014 Educators of the Year at the district’s upcoming annual meeting. The meeting will be held on Dec. 9 at 6 p.m. at the Keene Country Club. Keynote speaker Tom Wessels, a … 0

Jaffrey/Peterborough: A one-of-a-kind experience

Monday, November 24, 2014

On Black Friday, the Friday after Thanksgiving, big box stores put on a show nationwide, hoping customers will flood their stores and fight over heavily discounted products. But local store owners say they have something better to offer. The grassroots movement that started in Oakland, California, and spread nationwide, Plaid Friday, is trying … 0

Hillsborough: Belliveau promoted at local bank

Friday, November 21, 2014

TD Bank has promoted Tia Belliveau to store manager of its office in Hillsborough. She will be responsible for new business development, consumer and business lending, managing personnel and overseeing the day-to-day operations. Belliveau has 27 years of banking experience. She joined TD Bank in 2007 as a head teller and later served … 0

Letter: Pumpkin Fest support was great!

Friday, November 14, 2014

To the editor: I would like to take this opportunity, on behalf of Animaterra Women’s Chorus, to publicly thank everyone who supported us at this year’s Pumpkin Festival. Being a nonprofit, with members from all around the Monadnock area, we once again sold a variety of homemade turnovers … 0

Letter: Share the love for geography

Friday, November 14, 2014

To the editor: I’m a longtime geographer and supporter of the New Hampshire Geographic Alliance and a resident of the Monadnock region. Nov. 16 to 22 is Geography Awareness Week, and this year NHGA joined forces with the Mariposa Museum’s Geo Challenge, which was held Saturday in Peterborough. … 0

Letter: Troop 2 Boy Scouts say thanks

Friday, November 14, 2014

To the editor: The Boy Scouts of Troop 2 would like to thank the community for their donations to our “Scouting for Food” food drive that we held last week. These kind and generous donations helped supply the Antrim/Bennington food pantry, which will aid in feeding many families … 0

Viewpoint: How to conduct your own food drive

Friday, November 14, 2014

People often ask us this time of year how they can help out the Peterborough Food Pantry. My first thought is always this: “If you win megabucks, please write us a big check.” OK, so that’s wishful thinking … 0

Editorial: Take some time before reacting

Monday, November 17, 2014

One inarguable fact of human existence is that people are resistant to change. No matter how good an idea turns out to be in the end, there are invariably detractors when the concept is first pitched. Just think back to those who dismissed the rising new technology of … 0

GREENFIELD: 2nd arrest in sex case

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Police have arrested a Greenfield man and charged him for a second time in less than a month with sexual assault. But, as with the last case, police are revealing few details because the victim is a minor. Greenfield Police Chief Brian Giammarino said Wednesday that Greenfield police … 0

Peterborough: Planners OK center’s temple expansion plan

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — With a collective “aye” on Monday, the Planning Board approved the Temple Mountain Buddhist Meditation Center’s site plan and application for a conditional-use permit, moving forward the meditation center’s plans to build a temple that could … 0

GREENFIELD: Ex-Crotched Mtn. worker sees two more charges

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

A criminal case alleging abuse of a minor on the part of a former employee of Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center continues, but her day in court has been postponed. Bethany L. Smith of Bennington, who is one of three former Crotched Mountain employees facing criminal charges, was first … 0

Community Conversation discusses poverty

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture hosted a Community Conversation on poverty on Tuesday, Nov. 11. … 0

Peterborough: Holiday Broke: Affordable Arts Fair on Nov. 22

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

The holiday edition of “Broke: The Affordable Arts Fair” on Nov. 22 will bring together more than 50 artists selling their creations for under $50 in a curated arts fair that matches accessibility with quality and affordability. “Broke … 0