Hopkinton’s Dawn-Mar Ranch provides healing with horses

05-22-2024 2:43 PM

From the earliest days she can remember, Marcia Evans has been enchanted by horses.As a child, she dreamed of riding, but her father had a different vision for their family farm, focusing on cows for milking.Despite this, Marcia’s passion for riding...


Internal emails reveal UNH administrators’ desire to quell pro-Palestine ‘encampment’ ahead of graduation

05-22-2024 5:58 PM

A day before a pro-Palestine protest at the University of New Hampshire earlier this month, a staff member in the university’s Office of Student Life passed on to administrators that he got word of a “plan to engage in encampment,” according to an...


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Girls’ lacrosse: Hopkinton passes final test before the playoffs begin
05-20-2024 7:23 PM

CONTOOCOOK — Last season, when Hopkinton came up short in its first playoff game, it was really the first time all season the Hawks had to contend with running around in the heat.On Monday, they had a chance to play through some warmer temperatures in...

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Opinion: HB 1205 threatens the safety of all our kids
05-22-2024 4:36 PM

Shana Brunye lives in Exeter. New Hampshire’s State Senate voted last week to pass HB 1205, a bill that is purported to ban transgender girls from playing on girls’ school sports teams but that does much more. The vote was 13 to 10, on party lines,...

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Senate morphs parking bill to include squatter protections and zoning changes
05-22-2024 4:10 PM

In a bill that was first introduced to limit zoning parking requirements to two spaces, New Hampshire Senators drove several issues back to the House with a series of amendments. Now the proposal includes regulations on parking requirements,...

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Hopkinton art gallery showcases member artists
05-22-2024 7:15 AM

More than 30 New Hampshire artists will display and sell their work in the annual summer member show at Two Villages Art Society’s gallery in the Hopkinton village of Contoocook.The show, “Communities Gather,” opens Saturday, May 25 with a reception...

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Contoocook, NH - Gloria Martin of Contoocook, NH, passed away peacefully at home on May 6, 2024, at the age of 97. Gloria was born on January 26, 1927, in Astoria, NY. Residents of Contoocook since the late 70's, she and her husband Joh... remainder of obit for Gloria A. Martin

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Canterbury, NH - On May 13, 2024, Diane Kathleen O'Hara, of Canterbury, New Hampshire, left this world and the many people who love her. She is predeceased by her best friend and husband, Brian John Collins, who passed on September 5, 2... remainder of obit for Diane O'Hara

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Concord, NH - Janet Martha Levy died peacefully Sunday May 19, 2024 at the Granite VNA Hospice House in Concord surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Hugh Walter Emerson Jr., their daughters Sarah ... remainder of obit for Janet Levy

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Concord, NH - Virginia (Ginny) E. Strobridge, 90, of Concord, passed away peacefully on May 18, 2024 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on May 28, 1933, in Lawrence, MA, to Dorothy (DeLottinville) and Salvatore Costanzo. ... remainder of obit for Virginia Strobridge

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