At MacDowell – Allison Akootchook Warden kicks off MacDowell Downtown season

02-28-2024 9:01 AM

MacDowell Downtown’s 21st season opener will be Friday, March 1, at The Monadnock Center for History and Culture with performance artist Allison Akootchook Warden.An Inuit tribal member of the Native village of Kaktovik off Alaska’s north slope,...


Conant boys’ basketball falls to St. Thomas Aquinas in state final

02-26-2024 10:12 AM

As the buzzer sounded at the conclusion of the NHIAA Division III championship game Saturday night, Conant boys’ basketball head coach Eric Saucier pointed to his chin.After coming up short in the pursuit of a 13th state title in the storied history...


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Bernier and Burgeron nearly complete Iron Dog race
02-27-2024 10:06 AM

Fighting brutal winter weather, Kim Bergeron of Dublin and Jean-Pierre “JP” Bernier of Hancock persevered against technical difficulties and rugged Alaskan terrain to nearly complete the Pro Class of the Iron Dog, which is billed as the longest and...

Opinion


Letter: Going nowhere on education funding
02-27-2024 11:36 AM

Funding state education almost entirely on the back of property taxes is moronically myopic, yet for decades Republican-dominated New Hampshire legislatures have continued to adhere to it.In the 1990s, the state Supreme Court concluded that funding...

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Dublin Waste Reduction and Recycling Committee seeks pay-as-you-throw system
02-27-2024 10:02 AM

The Dublin Waste Reduction and Recycling Committee (WRRC) is pushing for a new waste-disposal system that it hopes will mitigate the impact of the rising costs of waste disposal and transfer station operation on the town budget.Known as a...

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PREP Talks: Bob Haring-Smith – Go green with fewer greenbacks
02-23-2024 3:30 PM

There’s nothing like cold weather to make us acutely aware of energy costs.Weatherizing our homes and replacing old appliances, boilers or furnaces with Energy Star devices or modern, cold-climate heat pumps are proven ways to save energy and money,...

Obituaries

Obit photo for Guy Whiteley Guy Whiteley

Bennington NH - Guy Michael Whiteley, 64, of Bennington, NH, and formerly of Stafford Springs, CT, passed away on Friday, February 16, 2024, at Granite VNA Hospice House in Concord, NH. Guy... remainder of obit for Guy Whiteley

Obit photo for Garrett J. Peyton Garrett J. Peyton

Sharon, NH - The heart and soul of Highbush Farm had bright sapphire eyes and a wild pepper mane. With tractor and plow, saw and axe in his hand, these Sharon woods he tamed. His gifts ... remainder of obit for Garrett J. Peyton

Obit photo for Roselyn Pecor Roselyn Pecor

Roselyn 'Rose' Pecor Jaffrey NH - Roselyn J. Pecor, 89, of Jaffrey, NH, passed away peacefully on February 7, 2024, at the Jaffrey Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, only a few short mont... remainder of obit for Roselyn Pecor

Obit photo for Donald R. Fortin Donald R. Fortin

Greenville NH - Donald R Fortin, age 77, died peacefully on Tuesday, February 13, 2024. Donnie was born in Fitchburg, MA on November 22, 1946, to Robert and Rita (Griffin) Fortin. He had a ... remainder of obit for Donald R. Fortin

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