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Kid Zenith members working to make a difference
Kid Zenith member Marina Duverlie, 7, of Marlborough looks at a tray of Kid Zenith "perks" that go to donors of the group's online campaign to raise money for education.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Hancock: A Broadway Christmas
For the past five years in Hancock, a relatively new Christmas tradition has been taking hold.
Francestown: Village Foods now based in Milford
Francestown Village Foods, which started in the historic Main Street store and gained a regional presence in recent years, has recently moved to a new location in Milford.
Francestown: Historic Village Store sold
The Francestown Village Store, a commercial and cultural center of the town for nearly 200 years, has new owners who are looking to expand.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Francestown: Residents ask about Crotched's timeline
Concerns were raised at Monday night's Select Board meeting regarding Crotched Mountain Ski and Ride's timeline to install visors to lights in the new expansion.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Icy roads lead to rash of crashes across region
A Bennington fire captain suffered injuries while responding to a crash early Saturday in one of several weather-related accidents over the past three days.
Francestown: Concerns raised on three bridges
Francestown, which has faced the closure of two of its bridges over the past year, had red flags raised on three other bridges in the past week.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Night lights: Francestown freaks out
Francestown has exacted its pound of flesh from Crotched Mountain Ski & Ride for having the nerve to improve the local economy by installing a high-speed chair lift and accompanying lights for late-night skiing - without asking permission first.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Peterborough: Veterans of group performance return with holiday...
After a gap of two years, the stirring sounds of "Messiah" will be once again herald the holiday season when a group of veterans from many years of performances at Franklin Pierce University once again present George Frideric Handel's famous oratorio, this time in Peterborough.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Giving the gift of life
Steven V. Roy of Bennington, donates for the 112th time at Francestown's Holiday Blood Drive on Nov. 18. Purchase photo reprints at Photo Finder >> Steven V. Roy of Bennington, received his 14 gallon pin from the Red Cross Monday at Francestown's Holiday Blood Drive for donating 112 times throughout his life.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Crotched Mountain gets variance from Francestown for night lighting
The 38 lights were installed in an expansion of the ski area in 2012 and caused a clash between winter sport enthusiasts and those who said the lights polluted the night sky.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Francestown: Crotched granted lighting variance
The Zoning Board granted Crotched Mountain Ski and Ride a variance from the town's outdoor lighting ordinance on Tuesday, but the resort must put visors on all 38 lights installed during the 2012 expansion.
Francestown: Town comparing planning options
Whether a town pays yearly dues to a regional planning commission or not, every town is still a member of a planning commission regardless, Town Administrator Michael Branley said in an interview Tuesday.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Francestown / Bennington: Crotched may open as soon as Saturday
Crotched Mountain Ski and Ride began making snow last week and is close to announcing an opening date despite lingering uncertainty about the status of its lights.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Contoocook school district divvies up LGC refund
The money came from overpayments in health insurance premiums to the Local Government Center in 2010.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Francestown eyes work with regional planning commission
The town plans a public forum at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10 at town hall to hear presentations from two potential planning partners.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Portrait of independence
Hooper, a 23-year-old who is on the autism spectrum, recently moved from his parents' home in Francestown to an apartment in Peterborough that he shares with a roommate.