PHOTOS: Reeling in the big ones at New Ipswich fishing derby

05-21-2024 12:04 PM

Despite a rainy ending, dozens of children attended the New Ipswich Recreation Department’s annual fishing derby at Cemetery Pond on Saturday.With the freshly stocked pond, children were reeling in trout all morning, with several awarded prizes,...

Library bench dedication honors town volunteer

05-17-2024 12:19 PM

Mary Anne Grant, a longtime resident of Greenfield and beloved town volunteer, was remembered Saturday with the unveiling of a stone bench in her honor in front of Stephenson Memorial Library.“For 40 years, Mary Anne watched every parade in Greenfield...

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ConVal girls’ lacrosse shows potential, despite record
05-10-2024 12:01 PM

The ConVal girls' lacrosse team didn't quite play up to their full potential against Manchester Central on Thursday, but new head coach Kevin Carne said his young team is improving every day. "They get better every game," Carne said after the 12-6...


L. Phillips Runyon III – Personal freedom and the common good
05-16-2024 9:02 AM

We’re all disagreeing about a lot of things these days, but I hope we can still say that the three words most critical to our democracy are “We the people,” and not “I’m No. 1.” Sure, we have a Bill of Rights that guarantees the protection of...

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BUSINESS: New owner brings new energy to Gaia’s Blessing
05-13-2024 1:01 PM

When a new owner takes over a business, one might expect changes: new products, renovations, even a new location.If that business is a metaphysical shop, like Gaia’s Blessing in Peterborough, there’s another, less-tangible change to consider -- the...


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Participants get their displays ready for Children and the Arts in Peterborough
05-15-2024 12:09 PM

Around the region, hundreds of  volunteers, including teachers, artists, children and parents, are getting ready for Peterborough’s Children in the Arts Festival. The festival starts in downtown Peterborough at 9 a.m. Saturday, with the grand parade...


Obit photo for Samuel Charles Zachos Samuel Charles Zachos

Bennington, NH - Please join us for the interment of Samuel C. Zachos Saturday May 25, 2024, 11:00 am. Evergreen Cemetery, Stage Coach Road, Bennington, NH. After a brief committal service and military honors, the family warmly invite... remainder of obit for Samuel Charles Zachos

Obit photo for Gale Squires Gale Squires

Citrus Springs, FL and Antrim NH - Gale Alma Squires, 73, of Citrus Springs, Fl., formerly of Hardwick, Vermont and Antrim, New Hampshire, died Friday, May 10, 2024, following many years of declining health. Her husband Dennis was at he... remainder of obit for Gale Squires

Obit photo for Richard Robert Silvestro Richard Robert Silvestro

Temple NH - Richard Robert Silvestro, 81, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, from complications related to Lewy Body Dementia. He was a resident at Fitchburg Healthcare. Richard was born in Astoria NY in 1943, the son of the late Se... remainder of obit for Richard Robert Silvestro

Obit photo for Richard William Babcock Nevell Richard William Babcock Nevell

Hancock NH - Richard William Babcock Nevell, 76, of Hancock passed away peacefully on May 12, 2024 at Pheasant Wood Center in Peterborough. He is survived by his loving wife of 23 years, Ni Wayan Suarni, and his family in Bali, Colorado... remainder of obit for Richard William Babcock Nevell


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