Antrim: $12.5M Fred Fuller deal goes through

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Customers of Fred Fuller Oil and Propane Co. will not have to worry about staying warm this snowy weekend. Rymes Propane and Oil’s purchase of the home heating oil company seeking bankruptcy was finalized in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Antrim-based Rymes is now the largest oil company in New Hampshire. Bill Gannon, Fred Fuller’s attorney, said Wednesday that Rymes Propane purchased Fuller Oil for about $12.5 million. Gannon … 0

Power outages plague the region before turkey day

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

A blanket of white snow Wednesday morning quickly turned into a winter whiteout for drivers, businesses and residents on the day before Thanksgiving. The weather was brought by Winter Storm Cato, which moved up the Eastern U.S. throughout the day. By about 4 p.m., Cato had already dumped seven inches of wet, heavy … 0

ANTRIM: Sentences in forgery, drug cases

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Two area residents have been sentenced to serve time in the Cheshire County House of Corrections, according to recent dispositions on file at the Cheshire County Superior Court in Keene. Paightlin Bergeron, 21, of Antrim was sentenced on Sept. 10 to a minimum of 18 months to three years in the New Hampshire State Prison; her jail time was suspended for five years … 0

FRANCESTOWN: Moratorium on ATVs set to begin after December 15

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

FRANCESTOWN — After briefly being allowed to ride his ATV bike on Francestown’s Class V and VI roads, Daniel Lewis of Francestown — and all other Francestown OHRV riders — won’t be permitted to ride on town roads much longer. That’s what the Select Board decided at their … 0

Peterborough: Balance and discipline

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Wax on, wax off might have helped train the Karate Kid, but Lamy’s Black Belt Academy students aren’t detailing cars for practice. “At least not this time of year,” confirmed Paul Lamy, co-owner of the school with his … 0

Dublin: Finding a tempo

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

They first heard that guest interviewee was “a poet who liked birds and had just published his first book.” They came because it was a chance to observe how a “real” interview is conducted. They admitted honestly and … 0

Peterborough: NHBB projecting growth

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

PETERBOROUGH ­-- New Hampshire Ball Bearings is projecting it can expand in the next five years, which is celebratory news after, not only the recession but also an explosion at the bearing manufacturer’s Peterborough factory in February that injured 22 employees, two seriously. Hans Baker, NHBB’s marketing coordinator, … 0

Peterborough: ‘Shot in the arm’ for town economic development

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Several decades ago, an organization committed to Peterborough’s economic development attracted corporations with national footprints to the small southwestern New Hampshire town. George Sterling said Tuesday the Peterborough Industrial Development Corporation lured Brookstone, the National Cash Register Corporation, Eastern Mountain Sports, and New England Business Ventures to Peterborough. … 0

Francestown: Crotched Mountain Ski season opens today

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The roof racks are on the car. Ski pants on the ready, draped over the chair; next to them, alpine socks stuffed in boots where you left them last spring. It’s only Thanksgiving weekend, but if you live … 0

Peterborough: Contra Dance on Dec. 5

Friday, November 14, 2014

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance on Dec. 6, featuring Lisa Greenleaf calling with the band Pete’s Posse. The well-known multi-instrumentalist and troubadour Pete Sutherland has decades of concert touring, teaching and studio production behind him. Sutherland is a founding member of the … 0

Peterborough: Crafters Guild holds holiday fair Saturday

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The Monadnock Crafters Guild will host its fourth annual Holiday Fair at the Peterborough Community Center on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission and parking are free. The Crafters Guild is a nonprofit, volunteer-run group working to bring quality jury-selected, affordable crafts and arts to the … 0

Peterborough: Make your New Year’s resolution

Friday, November 21, 2014

The year-end Community Conversations program at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture will be an open discussion to create a New Year’s resolution for the community. The event takes place on Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. Over the course of 2014 the Community Conversations program has presented … 0


Monday, November 24, 2014

The Monadnock Model Railroad Club will present a show at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Saturday, Nov. 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Local model railroad enthusiasts will share their working models, memorabilia, and … 0