New Ipswich sexual harassment case continues in Keene today

New Ipswich sexual harassment case continues in Keene today

NEWS/COURTS By MEGHAN PIERCE NEW IPSWICH -- Accusations of sexual harassment at the New Ipswich town offices continue today in Keene district court. In the Jaffrey district court on Friday, New Ipswich budget committee member Alan Doyle argued he had not sexually...

Ripcord, rollercoaster ride of a show

Ripcord, rollercoaster ride of a show

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT/THEATRE REVIEWS By EVE FISHER Your Local Court Jester PETERBOROUGH – Ripcord is an absolute emotional rollercoaster ride of a show. The Peterborough Players, with leading ladies Kathy Manfre and Lisa Bostnar, opened the New Hampshire premiere of...

TALE OF TWO ROADS

TALE OF TWO ROADS

BLOGS/RURALITY By Eric Poor RURALITY I live on Robbins Road in Rindge, New Hampshire. If you live on Robbins Road you have to specify which town and what state you live in, because the road also lies in Winchendon, Massachusetts. Back in the 1970’s when I built my...

Say ‘I love you’ and shop local

Say ‘I love you’ and shop local

NEWS/BUSINESS By MEGHAN PIERCE PETERBOROUGH — Granite State representatives of the U.S. Small Business Administration paid a visit to Ava Marie’s Chocolates last week, ahead of the shop’s busiest days of the year. “Part of the appeal of New Hampshire is how many...

MAxT Makerspace Announces Move

MAxT Makerspace Announces Move

COMMUNITY/BUSINESS By News Release PETERBOROUGH -- On March 1, MAxT Makerspace will be moving into a new location at 49 Vose Farm Rd. in Peterborough. The makerspace was started in 2015 to offers shared space, training and technology for our community, and nurture...

Local Artists Exhibit at the Hancock Town Library

Local Artists Exhibit at the Hancock Town Library

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT By News Release HANCOCK -- Joan Barrows of Peterborough and Jane E. Simpson of Dublin will exhibit their work— “Paint and Paper”—from February 17 to March 28 in the Daniels Room at the Hancock Town Library on Main Street. Barrows works primarily...

2017 Monadnock Essay Collection Prize Winner

2017 Monadnock Essay Collection Prize Winner

NEWS/ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT By News Release PETERBOROUGH -- Bauhan Publishing is pleased to announce Kirsti Anne Sandy as the winner of the 2017 Monadnock Essay Collection Prize. Our judge, journalist and essayist Andrew Merton, selected Sandy’s essay collection She...

Battle of Hoth played out in Jaffrey Saturday

Battle of Hoth played out in Jaffrey Saturday

NEWS/COMMUNITY By Brian Beihl JAFFREY -- Saturday, the Mt Monadnock District of the Daniel Webster Council hosted two events, a Klondike Derby for Boy Scouts and Webelo Cub Scouts, and the Cardboard Classic, a cardboard sled race for Lion, Tiger, Wolf, & Bear Cub...

More than 100 turn out for Pack Monadnock hike against utility project

More than 100 turn out for Pack Monadnock hike against utility project

COMMUNITY/OPINION By Francie Von Mertens On Saturday, over 100 people gathered at Miller State Park in Peterborough and Temple to voice exuberant support for keeping the 1.3-mile road to the top of Pack Monadnock mountain free of utility poles. After whoops and...

38-year-old New Ipswich woman dies of flu complications

38-year-old New Ipswich woman dies of flu complications

NEWS/HEALTH By MEGHAN PIERCE NEW IPSWICH -- Amanda Franks of New Ipswich was a 38-year-old wife and mother of four struck down by the severe flu virus circulating this flu season. She died of complications from the flu on Jan. 17. Click here to read my full story for...