PHOTOS: Water Fun Day at the Jaffrey Public Library

07-22-2024 12:03 PM

In what has become a favorite summer tradition in Jaffrey, the Jaffrey Public Library teamed up with the Jaffrey Fire Department on Thursday afternoon for Water Fun Day on the library lawn.Armed with towels and swimsuits, families and children...


THEATER REVIEW: Peterborough Players present strong ‘Pride and Prejudice’

07-17-2024 2:19 PM

The stage that occupies the iconic Peterborough Players barn has been beautifully transformed into the interior of a 19th-century English estate for the third production in the Players’ 2024 summer season, “Pride and Prejudice.”Directed by interim...


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Gov. Sununu signs into law trans sports ban and prohibition on gender surgeries for minors
07-22-2024 10:33 AM

Governor Chris Sununu on Friday banned transgender girls in New Hampshire from competing on school-sponsored girls’ sports teams in the state starting in fifth grade.The law – which makes New Hampshire the 26th state to implement transgender sports...

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Viewpoint: Robert Beck – The globalization of political violence
07-18-2024 11:01 AM

With the shocking assassination attempt of former President Donald Trump at a rally in Butler, Pa., on July 13, the United States joined a growing list of Western democracies falling victim to the scourge of political violence.  Just over two years...

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Chichester animal rescue Live and Let Live Farm stripped of pet vendor license amid bitter feud with Department of Agriculture
07-22-2024 10:27 AM

Late last month, Teresa Paradis, the owner of Live and Let Live Farm in Chichester, received a jarring letter from the state Department of Agriculture.Although scant on details, the letter’s effect was clear: the farm – a beloved rescue organization...

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PREP Talk: Michael Nadeau – Why you might pay more for electricity
07-19-2024 12:03 PM

It is possible to lower the cost of electricity while increasing the amount of renewable energy sources. Community power initiatives in the Monadnock region and elsewhere in New Hampshire have proven this. They have consistently been able to purchase...

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Obit photo for Ann Basset Lessard Ann Basset Lessard

Peterborough, NH - Ann Basset Lessard was born on November 27, 1934, in Peterborough, NH, to William and Doris Basset. She passed peacefully on June 29th, in Peterborough, NH. She married Joseph Lessard in 1960, in Keene, NH, and they w... remainder of obit for Ann Basset Lessard

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Jaffrey NH - Deborah A. Elliott, 72, of Jaffrey, NH, passed away peacefully on July 18, 2024, at home, surrounded by her loving family. Born on July 3, 1952, in Bennington, VT, Deb was the daughter of Rev. Raymond and Ruth Putnam. She ... remainder of obit for Deborah A. Elliott

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, 68 Rindge, NH - Richard James Alden, age 68, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, passed away peacefully on July 4, 2024, after a two-year battle with cancer. Rich graduated from Corcoran High School, Syracuse, NY in 1974, and fro... remainder of obit for Richard James Alden

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, 91 Greenville, NH - After a brief illness Raymond Wilfred Pelletier, 91, of Greenville, New Hampshire, passed away peacefully at his home, on June 30th, surrounded by his family. Raymond was born on June 8, 1933, in Saint-Pamphile, Qu... remainder of obit for Raymond Wilfred Pelletier

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