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 2020-11-27 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Number of individuals covered by Medicaid in NH has increased by 16.8 percent...

Another sign of the economic toll of the coronavirus: The number of individuals on Medicaid in New Hampshire has increased by 16.8 percent since the beginning of the pandemic....

 2020-11-27 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Under financial strain, local development corp. considers new direction...

Monadnock Economic Development Corp. has convened a group of prominent local leaders to strengthen its business activities amid financial pressure due largely to outstanding debt....

 2020-11-27 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Savings Bank of Walpole to close lobby due to pandemic...

With COVID-19 cases increasing statewide, the Savings Bank of Walpole is temporarily closing its lobbies to the public, according to an announcement on the bank's website....

 2020-11-27 13:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Hansel named to state council on homelessness...

Keene Mayor George Hansel has been named to the N.H. Council on Housing Stability, a new body tasked with updating the state's homelessness plan and making recommendations for legislative action in the coming weeks, Gov. Chris Sununu announced Wednesd...

 2020-11-26 00:41 

Keene Sentinel

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NH COVID update: 402 new cases, 14 in Cheshire County...

New Hampshire's health department announced 402 new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, at least 14 of them in Cheshire County....

 2020-11-25 23:31 

Keene Sentinel

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MoCo Arts student tests positive; classes will be remote next week...

MoCo Arts is planning to disinfect and clean its building twice over the holiday weekend after one of its students tested positive for COVID-19, the Keene-based organization said in an email to community members Wednesday....

 2020-11-25 21:20 

Keene Sentinel

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Papagallos closes temporarily due to COVID-19 case...

Papagallos Restaurant has temporarily closed due to a COVID-19 case, the business announced on its Facebook page Tuesday afternoon....

 2020-11-25 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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This day in history, Nov. 25, 2020...

Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1970...

 2020-11-25 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Peterborough, New Ipswich libraries to close to foot traffic...

The New Ipswich Library and Peterborough Town Library are closing down to walk-in customers for the month of December, due to rising cases of COVID-19 in the state and town....

 2020-11-25 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Police: No charges expected in Charlestown fatal crash...

CHARLESTOWN — Police do not anticipate any charges will be filed in the crash that killed a 22-year-old Claremont woman Monday afternoon, Charlestown Police Sgt. Jonathan Graham said Tuesday evening....

 2020-11-25 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Brattleboro farmers market pivots to curbside pickup...

BRATTLEBORO — The Brattleboro Winter Farmers' Market will switch to curbside pickup only beginning Saturday....

 2020-11-25 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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NH reports one death, 362 more cases of COVID-19...

New Hampshire health officials Tuesday announced another COVID-19-related death, along with 362 more positive tests for the viral disease....

 2020-11-25 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Jaffrey 'professional volunteer' sews scores of masks for community...

JAFFREY — Chronic volunteer Joanne Buck of Jaffrey suddenly found herself with a lot of time on her hands when COVID-19 hit, shutting down some of the volunteer projects she spends hours on every week....

 2020-11-25 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Attorney general asked to investigate differing vote totals in contested Windham race...

New Hampshire's Ballot Law Commission has joined a bipartisan chorus calling for the state Attorney General's Office to review why the recount totals in a contested Windham State House race differed substantially from what was recorded at the poll...

 2020-11-25 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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NH tobacco revenue surges amid pandemic...

Exit Tobacco is your typical smoke shop, offering everything from Marlboros to vapes....

 2020-11-25 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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South Acworth Village Store to close after more than 150 years...

ACWORTH — After years of fighting to stay open, Acworth's only general store is set to close this winter....

 2020-11-25 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Anti-mask Republican representatives seek impeachment of Sununu...

A group of Republican state representatives is pressing for the impeachment of Gov. Chris Sununu over his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, alleging he has exceeded his constitutional authority during the state of emergency, the group announced Tuesday....

 2020-11-25 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Fire Mutual Aid log, Nov. 25, 2020...

Dispatchers at Southwestern N.H. District Fire Mutual Aid in Keene handled requests for medical aid and fire calls Tuesday, Nov. 24, including the following:...

 2020-11-25 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Thanksgiving travel, more exposure in NH behind demand for COVID-19 tests...

Many in New Hampshire are choosing to travel or get together with family this Thanksgiving, despite state and federal guidance to the contrary — and the demand for COVID-19 tests is increasing as a result....

 2020-11-24 23:30 

Keene Sentinel

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ConVal goes fully remote, after planning for it all fall...

While several local school districts recently chose to switch to remote learning through the holidays amid a spike in area COVID-19 cases, the ConVal district has been preparing for this transition to virtual classes since the summer....

 2020-11-24 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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NH reports 445 more positive tests for virus, 11 from Cheshire County...

New Hampshire health officials Monday announced 445 more positive tests for COVID-19, but no additional deaths related to the viral disease....

 2020-11-24 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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So far, New Hampshire hospitals and ICU's aren't overcrowded...

From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, a major concern has been that hospitals would get overwhelmed, causing a ripple effect throughout the health-care system. Portions of the Midwest seem to be on the verge of that right now as......

 2020-11-24 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Correction, Nov. 24, 2020...

Craig Faulkner co-owns Amicci's Pizza in Keene. His first name was incorrect in a Nov. 23 article....

 2020-11-24 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Claremont woman killed in Charlestown crash...

CHARLESTOWN — A Claremont woman was killed in a vehicle crash involving a tractor trailer Monday afternoon, according to town police....

 2020-11-24 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Despite pandemic, free Thanksgiving meals still available...

Although COVID-19 has curbed large indoor gatherings and canceled long-running traditions, Monadnock Region residents still have options for free Thanksgiving dinners....

 2020-11-24 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Sandri chooses 'best of 3 bad options' to accommodate roundabout...

The company that owns a Keene gas station has submitted a site plan application to alter its property to accommodate the planned reconstruction of Winchester Street. But the president of the company said this is only because the company felt......

 2020-11-24 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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This day in history, Nov. 24, 2020...

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 1970...

 2020-11-24 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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COVID-19 case reported at Emerson School in Fitzwilliam...

FITZWILLIAM — The Monadnock Regional School District learned Tuesday of a COVID-19 case at Emerson School, Superintendent Lisa Witte announced in a letter posted on the district's website....

 2020-11-24 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Public school enrollment in NH drops during pandemic...

Fewer students in New Hampshire are attending their neighborhood public school this year, according to new data from the state Department of Education....

 2020-11-24 13:00 

Keene Sentinel

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From missing to missed: Former executive councilor's absence felt within region...

Even in retirement, John Shea was often in motion, whether it was running for public office, visiting Scotland or simply walking laps at the Keene Family YMCA....

 2020-11-23 17:18 

Keene Sentinel

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Brattleboro police seek help finding runaway girl...

BRATTLEBORO — Police say they're looking for a runaway girl who is believed to be in the area....

 2020-11-23 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Fire Mutual Aid log, Nov. 23, 2020...

Dispatchers at Southwestern N.H. District Fire Mutual Aid in Keene handled requests for medical aid and fire calls Friday through Sunday, Nov. 20-22, including the following:...

 2020-11-23 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Winchester man suffers serious head injury from 10-foot fall...

WINCHESTER — An elderly Winchester man received emergency transport to UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Mass., on Friday after falling from the top level of a three-tier retaining wall....

 2020-11-23 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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State attorney general warns about missed jury duty scam...

N.H. Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald has issued an alert after his office received multiple reports of a scam spoofing the N.H. Supreme Court's phone number....

 2020-11-23 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Fentanyl continues to figure prominently in NH drug deaths...

At least 297 people have died this year from drug overdoses in New Hampshire, the state medical examiner's office reported Friday....

 2020-11-23 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Limited Thanksgiving festivities offer perspective, Monadnock Region residents say...

Even as local families prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving apart from friends and relatives this year, they are finding things to appreciate....

 2020-11-23 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Three more COVID-19 cases in SAU 29 schools...

Three more people in Keene schools have been diagnosed with COVID-19, following a separate pair of cases last week....

 2020-11-23 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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This day in history, Nov. 23, 2020...

Monday, Nov. 23, 1970...

 2020-11-23 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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With outlook positive for COVID-19 vaccines, NH, Vt. eye distribution, public acceptance...

NORWICH, Vt. — Amid the recent increase in COVID-19 cases in the Twin States and new restrictions aimed at preventing more, there are signs that the end of the pandemic may be in sight....

 2020-11-23 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Extra topping: Missing halo on Amicci's pizza-wings mural replaced...

A fallen angel in downtown Keene was restored to full glory recently, when its missing halo was replaced....

 2020-11-23 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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County administrator: No COVID-19 cases among weekend results at Maplewood...

WESTMORELAND — A resident at Maplewood Nursing Home remains the only person to have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the facility's latest round of testing, with a small portion of the results still outstanding as of Sunday, according to Cheshire...

 2020-11-23 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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NH Legislature's meeting plans for 2021 unclear as COVID cases rise...

As the New Hampshire House prepares a transition in control from Democrats to Republicans, one major logistical question looms: Where do 400 lawmakers meet during a pandemic?...

 2020-11-23 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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NH reports five deaths, 815 more COVID-19 cases over weekend...

New Hampshire health officials over the weekend announced five more COVID-19-related deaths and 815 more positive tests for the viral disease....

 2020-11-22 21:30 

Keene Sentinel

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Keene Housing awarded $175K for housing stability vouchers...

The recent expansion of a federal program that aims to help alleviate housing instability among people with disabilities included nearly $175,000 that will be distributed locally by Keene Housing....

 2020-11-21 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Snowmobiles are the next pandemic toy...

In the spring it was bicycles. In the summer it was pools and every type of watercraft. In the winter of the year of COVID-19, the must-have item is proving to be snowmobiles....

 2020-11-21 11:00 

Keene Sentinel

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A moment in local history: The Silsby fire, by Alan F. Rumrill...

In April 1887, Troy suffered one of the worst fires in the town's history. At about 3:30 a.m. on April 13, Edgar Dwight, the night watchman at the Troy Blanket Mills, noticed flames in the bark room of the Silsby......

 2020-11-21 11:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Appointments, promotions...

Madeline "Lucy" Sudekum has joined Cheshire Medical Center as a hospitalist. While earning her master of science in nursing: family nurse practitioner from the Yale School of Nursing, she spent the past year in clinical rotations at Harvard Vangua...

 2020-11-21 11:00 

Keene Sentinel

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For newly licensed Fitzwilliam teen pilot, the sky's the limit...

Last Sunday, Hunter Daris, 17, was awarded her private pilot license. It's a significant accomplishment, not only because of her age, but because only 7 percent of the nation's pilots are women, according to the Federal Aviation Administration....

 2020-11-21 11:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Gun theft, robbery net prison time for Swanzey man...

A Swanzey man was sentenced this week to four to 10 years in prison on a set of charges alleging he stole a safe full guns from a Keene home and later robbed a downtown store....

 2020-11-21 11:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Hall to discuss new novel with poet Alice B. Fogel...

Author Meredith Hall will discuss her new novel, "Beneficence,4; in an online Zoom conversation with former N.H. Poet Laureate Alice B. Fogel on Sunday, Nov. 22. at 4 p.m. The event is sponsored by The Toadstool Bookshops....

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