The Squirrels Who Stole Christmas

The Squirrels Who Stole Christmas

COMMUNITY/NEWS   By MEGHAN PIERCE KEENE -- The big question tonight at the lighting of the Christmas Tree in Central Square is whether or not squirrels have chewed through any strings of lights. According to Peg Bruce, of the Kiwanis Club, last year the top of the...

Monadnock Tree Lighting Schedule

Monadnock Tree Lighting Schedule

COMMUNITY/EVENTS   ANTRIM -- Antrim's 8th Annual Festival of Trees begins Saturday Nov. 25  with the Community Tree Lighting and Visit from Santa the library at 4 p.m. The festival runs through Jan. 2 and include an open house Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the...

A night of improv arrives at Jaffrey’s River St Theatre

A night of improv arrives at Jaffrey’s River St Theatre

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT/THEATRE Monad Knock-Knock series debuts live improvisational comedy November 27 By News Release JAFFREY -- The River Street Theatre’s (RST) ongoing Monad Knock-Knock live stand-up comedy series turns to improv this month. On Monday, November 27...

RURALITY: Used to Be

RURALITY: Used to Be

RURALITY/BLOGS By Eric Poor Used to be I lived in Massachusetts. Back in the 1960s I used to go deer hunting in Vermont. Often I drove up in the middle of the night, taking Route 119 to Route 12 on up to Bellows Falls. Used to be as often as not I’d see deer in the...

Monadnock Beat’s Photo of the Week

Monadnock Beat’s Photo of the Week

COMMUNITY/MONADNOCK Peterborough's Holiday Stroll Saturday, Nov. 18 2017   Do you think you captured the essence of the region this past week. The Monadnock Beat Photo of the Week aims to highlight the people, places, events, natural beauty and wildlife of the...

Monadnock Beat Reviews Murder on the Orient Express

Monadnock Beat Reviews Murder on the Orient Express

Your Local Court Jester/Movies https://youtu.be/PS_cKBNr1Xo Murder on the Orient Express is playing at the Peterborough Community Theatre and Keene Cinemas 6. PG-13 Run time:  1 hr. 46 min. A lavish trip through Europe quickly unfolds into a race against time to solve...

Nearly 100 acres in Walpole conserved

Nearly 100 acres in Walpole conserved

NEWS/CONSERVATION By News Release WALPOLE -- Not much has been changed about this Walpole property in many years. Large, mature trees dominate the landscape. The only structure on the entire plot is an old stone-lined spring. Part of the beauty of this property is how...

Peterborough woman arrested after serious Lyndeborough crash

Peterborough woman arrested after serious Lyndeborough crash

NEWS/PUBLIC SAFETY By MEGHAN PIERCE LYNDEBOROUGH -- A Peterborough woman and a Greenfield man and woman were seriously injured in a crash on Route 31 in Lyndeborough Wednesday afternoon. Alcohol appears to be a factor, state police said in a Wednesday night news...

Two injured in Walpole crash

Two injured in Walpole crash

NEWS/PUBLIC SAFETY By News Release WALPOLE -- On Saturday, November 18, 2017 at approximately 12:42 pm, Walpole Police responded to the intersection of Watkins Hill Rd. and County Rd. for a single car motor vehicle crash.  On arrival Officers found that the vehicle...

Pedestrian hit in Walpole crash

Pedestrian hit in Walpole crash

NEWS/POLICE By News Release WALPOLE -- On Thursday, November 16, 2017 at approximately 3:19pm Walpole Police were dispatched to Jake’s Market at 51 Main St. Walpole for a reported pedestrian struck by a vehicle. The on-scene investigation revealed that Deborah Clace,...

‘Elmwood Station’ Album release party

‘Elmwood Station’ Album release party

  ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT/EVENTS Sarah Bauhan Launches ‘Elmwood Station’ Album with Nov. 26 Hancock Concert By News Release HANCOCK – Expect reels, jigs, hornpipes, waltzes and more when Sarah Bauhan launches her fifth album, “Elmwood Station,” with a concert at the...

Pearl Harbor Remembrance: a story sharing event

Pearl Harbor Remembrance: a story sharing event

HISTORY/EVENTS By News Release KEENE -- President Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaimed December 7, 1941, “a date that will live in infamy.” On that day 76 years ago, the attack on Pearl Harbor led to the United States’ entry into World War II. This year the Historical...

Dublin’s drug paraphernalia ordinance nothing new

Dublin’s drug paraphernalia ordinance nothing new

NEWS/POLICE By MEGHAN PIERCE DUBLIN -- I just wanted to write a little story about a new ordinance in Dublin charging a fine for possession of drug paraphernalia. But the editors I was writing for were perplexed. Since when is drug paraphernalia against the law, they...