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Hancock tax rate up 6.6 percentHancock’s property tax rate has increased by 6.6 percent this year.The 2020 tax rate is $26.22, up from last year’s ...

Greenfield sees slight dip in rateGreenfield’s property tax rate stayed level, decreasing by just 0.4 percent this year.The 2020 tax rate is $27.15...

Peterborough Players wraps up its first season of new, popular interactive theatrical workshops, Playgroup, online on Dec. 4 and 11 at 7:30 p.m...

FrancestownPaving planned to start next weekThe South New Boston Road bridge in Francestown remains closed for repairs. Paving is scheduled for...

Peterborough’s newest Hazard Mitigation Plan will have to incorporate cyber events and mass casualties in addition to natural hazards, but a plan...

Cooper’s Hill preparing to reopen

11/25/20

It’s been almost three months since a pipe burst closed Cooper’s Hill Public House in Peterborough, but owner Cassandra Sullivan anticipates being...

From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, a major concern has been that hospitals would get overwhelmed, causing a ripple effect throughout the...

Starting Friday, Granite Staters will be required to wear masks indoors and outdoors when social distancing is not possible, Gov. Chris Sununu...





As the winter sports season approaches, the Jaffrey-Rindge School District has preliminarily approved measures to allow the season to move forward,...

This wasn’t the season anyone expected. After a coronavirus-shortened winter season and a canceled spring, no one could be sure how fall would look...

The 2020 Division II boys’ soccer champion was crowned this weekend, and while Oyster River may have taken home the trophy, the ConVal boys are...

The best cross-country runner in Mascenic history went out with a race to be proud of at the NHIAA Meet of Champions at Mine Falls Park in Nashua...

My inspiration for writing this column is some disturbing chatter I’ve heard about the upcoming COVID-19 vaccine. No, it’s not about the vaccine...

Be The Change: How To Grow Up

9/4/20

When does a person become an adult? It happened for me when I got my first job as a dishwasher at Cooper’s Hill Public House in Peterborough.Not...


If you come face to face with a bigger-than-life spotted salamander, a giant snake or even a dragon as you walk along the Harris Center’s Harriskat...

‘Block, Paper, Chisels’

11/18/20

Kim Cunningham refers to her new book “Block, Paper, Chisels: Prints From the New Hampshire’s Monadnock Region” as “a visual memoir and culmination...



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Obituaries


Edna Fox

Edna M. Fox, age 94 of Peterborough, passed away peacefully at Pheasant Wood Center on November 22, 2020. She was born in Downs, IL on December 3, 1925, the daughter of Charles and Bernice (Teter) Phi...

Bruce Armer

Bruce Cameron Armer, 70, of Dublin, NH, died on November 1, 2020 at Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH after a valiant 3-year battle with gastric cancer. Bruce was born on November 26, 1949 in...

Forbes Leland

Forbes Leland, 79, of Annapolis MD, passed away on November 4, 2020. Often referred to as a gentle giant, Forbes, at nearly 6'8" was clearly larger than life. Even at an early age, Forbes had a keen e...

Janice Aborn

Janice M. Aborn, age 93 of Hancock, NH passed away peacefully at Monadnock Community Hospital on November 16, 2020. She was born in Rumford, ME on January 14, 1927, the daughter of James and Amalia (R...


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