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  1. Schools may close under ConVal proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    ... is to consolidate elementary schools that are too small to maintain. ConVal covers Antrim, Bennington, Dublin, Francestown, Greenfield, Hancock, Peterborough, Sharon and Temple. Dublin and Temple's schools are seen as targets of Morrissey's ...

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  2. O Christmas Tree'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    Carol and John Lunan of Francestown cut down their chosen Christmas tree with their son and daughter-in-law James and Jessica Lunan of Medford, Massachusetts. Walter Kiblin assists James Lunan of Medford, Massachusetts, with bundling his family's chosen Christmas tree at Hilltop Farm in Hancock.

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  3. ConVal School board considering surcharge for low enrollment elementary schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    ConVal School Board member Stephan Morrissey of Francestown proposed a warrant article to give the school board authority to close low enrollment schools but it was withdrawn.

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  4. Greenfield considers change in ambulance providersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    ... are shared between Peterborough and the five other towns served by the department - Dublin, Hancock, Greenfield, Francestown and Sharon. Dublin, Hancock and Francestown are expected to have increases of $3,250.71, $8,138.72, and $2,409.58 ...

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  5. Old local ski slopes, now long-gone, recalledRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 24 | Concord Monitor

    ... and eight areas that closed but later reopened, including Tenney Mountain in Plymouth and Crotched Mountain in Francestown. The closed areas existed all over the place, from Contoocook Ski Tow to the optimistically named Franklin Mountain, from the ...

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  6. Ski season arrives early as Pats Peak opens NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | Concord Monitor

    ... to be open weekends through mid-December, when it will open full time. Nearby Crotched Mountain ski area in Francestown says it will open Dec. 8. Sunapee ski area has not yet announced its opening day. Ski areas have benefited from unseasonably cold ...

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  7. Holiday events around regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    ... The parade takes place after dark, so no walkers/marchers or throwing candy and other items. Holiday Fair: Francestown Elementary School, Dec. 1, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crafters, holiday cafe, book fair, silent auction. Proceeds to FES students. ...

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  8. ConVal tax rates hit hard in some townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    ... rate. Greenfield, for example, will be seeing an increase of 27 cents in their school rate on the low end, while Francestown will see a jump of $2.19. "It's like a 10 percent hit on our taxes," Henry Kunhardt, Francestown Selectman and ConVal Select ...

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  9. Three arrested after threats closed ConVal school districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2018 | UnionLeader.com

    ... hools throughout the district were open Thursday. ConVal is made up of Peterborough, Antrim, Bennington, Dublin, Francestown, Greenfield, Hancock, Sharon and Temple. The district has 10 schools, including the regional high school.

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  10. Francestown tractor damaged by gunshot, police searching for information on huntersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    Francestown police are asking for help in locating a hunter or hunters who negligently shot their firearms near a Woodward Hill Road residence on Monday evening. Police responded to the residence around 5 p.m. Monday to investigate a criminal mischief complaint, according to a press release issued Wednesday afternoon, finding that a 2012 John Deere tractor on the property had been damaged.

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  11. WWII's behind-the-scenes womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    World War II veteran Sirkka Holm, 98, of Francestown likes to talk about her service because the women fighting behind the scenes during World War II are often forgotten, she says. World War II veteran Sirkka Holm, 98, of Francestown likes to talk about her service because the women fighting behind the scenes during World War II are often forgotten, she says.

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  12. School district shuts down after threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | UnionLeader.com

    ... is expected Thursday at schools in the district. ConVal is made up of Peterborough, Antrim, Bennington, Dublin, Francestown, Greenfield, Hancock, Sharon and Temple, and the district has 10 schools, including the regional high school. Last month, ...

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  13. Don't get rattled, get educatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    The Francestown Joan Hanchett Nature Series plans to present "Timber Rattlesnakes - New Englands most endangered vertebrate," a talk by Tom Tyning on Friday, Nov. 9, at 6:30 p.m. at the Francestown Town Hall. Already gone from two New England states, the Timber rattlesnake is considered endangered in all others, including New Hampshire.

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  14. Peep these leaves NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    ... is in high supply and provides a pleasant visual as it dances on the water. Located just outside downtown Francestown, Pleasant Pond offers a quiet place to take a nice kayak ride with the family. Trees line the shoreline and rolling hills offer ...

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  15. Photos: An afternoon of music in FrancestownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    ConVal High School choirs perform their first concert of the school year at the Francestown Meetinghouse Sunday, Sept.

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  16. Famed Francestown illustrator dies at 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    A Pawprints Greeting card illustration by Wallace Tripp. The illustrator, who passed away at his Francestown home recently, lived in the Monadnock Region throughout his life.

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  17. Peterborough woman combines jogging and litter pickupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    "Got the first one!" she said, holding it up to show her fellow joggers, jogging in place a moment before putting the bottle into a blue plastic bag. It's the first piece of trash of what will soon be 14 bags worth, as Lindsey Masterson, along with her husband Patrick Masterson and their friend Dennis Calcutt of Francestown jogged up and down a two-mile stretch of Route 101 in Peteborough, starting at Patrick's business, Lawn Envy, at the corner of Route 101 and Elm Street, down to the town center.

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  18. Kelly gets Democratic vote in primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    ... Marchand's home town of Portsmouth. She was the winner across most of the Monadnock Region, as well, with only Francestown and Greenfield resulting in wins for Marchand. In a statement on her primary win, Kelly said Democratic voters turned out for ...

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  19. Francistown man injured in OHRV crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | UnionLeader.com

    ... off their quest for a sixth Super Bowl championship Sunday afternoon in Foxborough against the Houston Texans. FRANCESTOWN - A local man was seriously injured when he lost control of an off-road recreational vehicle and crashed, New Hampshire Fish ...

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  20. Renovated Francestown police station to hold open houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    ... There will be children's activities, hamburgers, hot dogs, and refreshments. "Everything has gone smoothly," Francestown Town Administrator Jamie Pike said Tuesday. "The last piece of the pie is a new sign, which should be here in about six weeks." ...

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