Hancock: Eight-year-old wins Ice-Out

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

HANCOCK — The ice went out on Norway Pond quickly last week, leaving a replica of the Hancock Meetinghouse drifting on open water, with a red banner flying from its steeple, and a white cinder block sitting at the bottom of the pond. The banner went up at the exact moment when the cinder block broke through the melting ice, … 0

Hancock: Poetry sharing at the library, Saturday

Monday, April 21, 2014

A poetry sharing will be held at the Hancock Town Library on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. This is the fifth annual gathering and is hosted by Three or More Poets. Chaz Beaulieu will be featured with his poems and flute. Anyone is welcome to bring a poem or two to share. Listeners also are welcome. This is a casual and spontaneous … 0

Hancock: Encaustic paintings on view at library

Monday, April 21, 2014

Award-winning encaustic painter Danielle M. Le Bris will have an exhibition entitled “Dreamscapes” in the Daniels Room at the Hancock Town Library, from May 10 through June 19. On opening day May 10, the artist will host a reception from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. For many years, Le Bris was fascinated by … 0

Letter: Who do we want teaching our kids?

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

To the editor: I wanted to let you know how disappointed I was to hear that Kim Wall would not be coming back to South Meadow School after this school year. Although my children have not had her as a teacher, my daughter, Delaney, has had the privilege … 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

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

Hancock: Pontine Theatre looks at life of Ogden Nash

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Hancock Town Library, the Pontine Theatre presents Pretty Halcyon Days: On the Beach with Ogden Nash. Ogden Nash and his family spent their summers on Little Boar’s Head, in North Hampton, NH. Using examples from their original stage work,“Home is Heaven,” Pontine … 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

Hancock Police Log: April 8, 2014

Monday, April 7, 2014

Hancock Thursday, March 27 Fire call: At 2:02 p.m., police responded with the Fire Department to an Antrim Road residence, where they assisted as needed with a chimney fire. Saturday, March 29 Arrest: At 11:15 p.m., following a traffic stop on Main Street for an alleged traffic violation, … 0