Hometown Hero: A walk around the mall with Darbster volunteer Uncle Ross

06-13-2024 5:16 PM

Ross Mingarelli says he likes dogs more than people, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t kind to both.He’s a man who does things by himself. He operates CandleTree, his store on Main Street, as a one-man operation. He drives his ax-throwing truck solo. He...


Hydroponics program to continue to grow at Merrimack Valley Middle School

06-13-2024 12:25 PM

When students at Merrimack Valley Middle School returned to sixth-grade science teacher Kristen Bean Warren’s classroom on the Wednesday after Memorial Day weekend, they encountered a mystery.Vegetable plants germinating in a hydroponic growing system...


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Opinion: A look at the Elderly Property Tax Exemption
06-11-2024 4:03 PM

David N. Carle lives in Warner. ‘Median sales price of single-family homes in New Hampshire surge” is a headline theme these days, with undercurrents of the lack of affordable housing. A shortage of new houses, high mortgage rates, and zoning laws...

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Cannabis, immigration, freedom accounts, and bail: What to watch in the final legislative session
06-12-2024 9:54 AM

After a week of negotiations, “committee of conference” season is over. House and Senate representatives had until last Thursday to cobble together last-minute agreements on any bills the two chambers disagreed over. The process allowed select...

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Jaffrey Civic Center to host third annual Artist and Garden Tour
06-12-2024 10:00 AM

On Saturday, June 22 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Jaffrey Civic Center will be hosting its third annual Artist and Garden tour. The tour will include sites in Peterborough and Jaffrey, an area renowned for its picturesque landscapes and artistic...

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Obit photo for Clarence John Venecek Clarence John Venecek

Naples, FL - Clarence John Venecek of Naples, FL, formerly of Allenstown, NH, peacefully passed away on May 31, 2024 at 94 years old. He was born on November 18th, 1929 to Clarence Sr. & Julia Venecek of Berwyn, IL. He was a graduate of... remainder of obit for Clarence John Venecek

Obit photo for Gerald Bean Gerald Bean

Loudon, NH - LOUDON, NH – Gerald "Jerry" H. Bean, (88) passed on June 6, 2024 following a period of declining health. Jerry was born on March 28, 1936, in Woodsville, NH, the son of Hugh and Mildred Bean (Witham). He attended Concord H... remainder of obit for Gerald Bean

Obit photo for Rickey G. Newman Rickey G. Newman

Nottingham, NH - On Thursday, June 6th, 2024, Rickey G. Newman peacefully, yet unexpectedly, entered Heaven, surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife, Diane Poulin-Newman, of 46 years, a couple for 51 years since Junior High... remainder of obit for Rickey G. Newman

Obit photo for Jennifer Lachance Jennifer Lachance

Sutton, NH - Jennifer Mary (Solomon) Lachance died Saturday, June 1, at her home in Sutton, NH. She was born on October 15, 1975 in Concord, NH to Katherine and Sol Solomon. Jen's inner light and creativity found expression through her... remainder of obit for Jennifer Lachance

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