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Two Keene men arrested on drug charges
Two Keene men were arrested on drug charges Thursday, police said.Dakota Lanpher, 22, and Allan Cleveland, 42, both of Howard Street, were each charged with conspiracy to possess a controlled drug, a felony.
Swanzey man receives suspended prison sentence for selling fentanyl
A Swanzey man was sentenced recently in Cheshire County Superior Court in Keene on felony drug charges.Justin T. Wunschel, 26, pleaded guilty to selling fentanyl in Keene in February. He was sentenced to two to four years in N.H. State Prison, all suspended for five years, and ordered to pay $620 in
Liberty Utilities makes case for 'second crossing' of gas line beneath river in the city
Liberty Utilities has proposed building several hundred feet of gas line under the Ashuelot River along Winchester Street in Keene to link existing pipes.The company says the new underground pipeline would make the city’s gas infrastructure more reliable by adding redundancy.A single pipe under the
New restaurant now open in Walpole
WALPOLE — A family restaurant opened this week, aiming to pay it forward.Spencer’s Place at 10 Westminster St. in Walpole opened Thursday serving comfort and tavern food for breakfast, lunch and dinner in a family-friendly atmosphere.The building is the former site of the Walpole Village Tavern, whi
Proceeds from barbecue Saturday to support Keene Serenity Center
The Keene Serenity Center will host its 5th annual community barbecue and summer celebration Saturday. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Carpenter Field, across from the Keene Serenity Center, on Carpenter Street and will feature live music and food.
Keene's Barrett misses by one stroke cut in Canadian pro event
Try as he might, Keene golfer Chelso Barrett hasn’t caught his big break as a professional, despite coming frustratingly close.For the second time in his four exempt starts on the MacKenzie Tour in Canada, Barrett missed the cut by one shot Friday.
First Friday Art Hop set in Keene
What?Keene First Friday Art Hop will be an inclusive and diverse celebration of art spanning disciplines such as: music, sculpture, dance, film, painting, photography, food, theater, circus, design, and new boundary-crossing works of art that defy easy classification. This program will give our comm
Keene Post 4 falls to Jutras, drops to 2-3
The Gordon-Bissell Post 4 American Legion baseball team lost to Jutras, 5-4, Wednesday night at Gill Stadium in Manchester.
Winchester childcare agency, Keene mental health care provider awarded tax credits for projects
Two Monadnock Region nonprofit organizations — a childcare agency and a mental health care provider — are among the more than 20 organizations to receive financial support from the state’s Community Development Finance Authority this week.Maps Counseling Services, an agency with offices in Keene and
Prayer service at Keene church dedicated to immigrants and their children
In the Jonathan Daniels room of St. James Episcopal Church in Keene Thursday night, about 20 people gathered to pray.The evening prayer service was dedicated to immigrants and their children, convened at a time when treatment of immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border is at the forefront of nat
Plane parked at Keene airport flipped, totaled by Monday's storm
NORTH SWANZEY — A plane parked at the Keene-owned Dillant-Hopkins Airport is a total loss after Monday’s storm, according to its owner.Jason R. Cardinale, who lives in Winchester and owns J & J Trailers and Truck Equipment, said his plane flipped over due to strong winds during thunderstorms Monday
Several animals found dead on property in Hancock; 1 charged
When officers went to check on the animals, they said they found several dead animals, an injured pig and that none of the living animals had access to food or water.
Apartments begin to take shape inside Colony Mill
The housing development at the old Colony Mill Marketplace in Keene is “finally off the ground,” according to a project official.Benjamin Kelley is overseeing construction as a partner with Brady Sullivan Keene Properties, the local arm of the Manchester firm that’s redeveloping the Colony Mill.The
Jeopardy: Vermont newspaper 'Brattleboro Reformer' featured as national game show answer
That is more or less what happened on June 8, when Kevin Moran, executive editor and chief content officer of New England Newspapers Inc., received word that theBrattleboro Reformer, one of the papers he oversees, had been the answer to a question on "Jeopardy!"
Report recommends that Keene raise parking rates, fines
Higher metered parking rates, permit fees and fines could be in the Elm City’s near future.At a workshop focused on downtown parking Tuesday night, Medard K. “Med” Kopczynski, Keene’s director of economic development initiatives and special projects, presented a report to city officials that examine
Felony charges levied in string of Keene thefts
The man arrested Saturday in connection with a string of thefts in West Keene now faces two felony charges, according to court documents.Police over the weekend fielded more than a dozen reports of thefts from unlocked cars in the neighborhoods directly north and south of Keene High School.Jason DeA
OK, Mr. Coey: Advice on living, from an elder, by Patricia Bentrup
In reference to Jack Coey’s recent letter (“Even at 70, I can still learn from my elders,” June 16):
Jim Pecora: Rock Star
When Jim Pecora gets started talking about rocks and minerals, he gets a twinkle in his eye as if he is letting you in on a great secret. He delights in showing you a mineral specimen and describing how he found it at an abandoned mine in Alstead or Marlow.Pecora says he “ran away” from his job as a
Rock Steady: Annual Show Shines on for 54th Year
The town of Gilsum is preparing to welcome rock and mineral enthusiasts from across the globe Saturday and Sunday, June 23 and 24, to the 54th annual Gilsum Rock Swap and Mineral Show.When they arrive, more than 65 rock and gem dealers will set up shop at the Gilsum Elementary School to offer specia
Hancock police charge Hudson man with animal cruelty
HANCOCK — Police have charged a Hudson man with cruelty to animals.Thomas Walsh, 37, has been charged with nine misdemeanor counts of animal neglect, the department said in a news release Wednesday.