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 2020-11-21 00:55 

Keene Sentinel

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Cheshire County hits another record with 28 new COVID cases...

Cheshire County set another unsettling record Friday, as the state announced that another 28 county residents have tested positive for COVID-19....

 2020-11-20 23:30 

Keene Sentinel

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Maplewood Nursing Home resident tests positive for COVID-19...

WESTMORELAND — A resident of Maplewood Nursing Home has tested positive for COVID-19, Cheshire County Administrator Christopher Coates announced in a news release Friday evening....

 2020-11-20 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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This day in history, Nov. 20, 2020...

Friday, Nov. 20, 1970...

 2020-11-20 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Police: Concord man burglarized Cheshire Medical Center facility...

Keene police arrested a Concord man Wednesday morning, alleging he stole several items, including a laptop, from a building on the Cheshire Medical Center campus....

 2020-11-20 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Keene council OKs part-time position for social host ordinance...

The Keene City Council has voted to establish a new part-time position within the police department to fulfill added duties associated with the city's new social host ordinance....

 2020-11-20 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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New Hampshire unemployment numbers continue to show slow improvement...

There's some slightly better news coming out of last week's New Hampshire unemployment report as joblessness continues to fall, but that decline has slowed to a crawl....

 2020-11-20 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Probe says town of Hancock had cause to cut ties with police chief...

HANCOCK — A Hancock Selectboard investigation into Police Chief Andrew Wood this summer found cause for the town to terminate the chief for allegedly violating several town, state and police department standards, according to documents obtained by t...

 2020-11-20 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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NH's nursing homes are among the hardest hit in U.S., but received little federal aid...

Nursing homes have accounted for nearly 82 percent of New Hampshire's total COVID-19 deaths, the highest rate in the county. Yet, in the most recent round of funding, they have received the third-lowest amount of funding per home, only behind......

 2020-11-20 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Correction, Nov. 20, 2020...

The town of Jaffrey's recently announced funding from the state's Land and Community Heritage Investment Program is a single grant award that will pay for work on one historic building, the Jaffrey Meetinghouse. The other local grant award was mad...

 2020-11-20 13:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Leaky vials necessitate redo on 20 local COVID-19 tests...

Twenty people who were tested Saturday for COVID-19 at Cheshire Medical Center in Keene need to be retested, after the samples leaked in transport, according to a hospital spokesman....

 2020-11-19 23:40 

Keene Sentinel

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NH logs 529 more COVID-19 positives...

Another 529 people have tested positive for COVID-19, New Hampshire health officials reported Thursday, the highest number of any daily update thus far....

 2020-11-19 20:30 

Keene Sentinel

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Gov. Sununu announces statewide mask mandate...

Citing rising COVID-19 case totals, Gov. Chris Sununu has issued a statewide mask mandate to start Friday morning....

 2020-11-19 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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NH Child Advocate: 'Historic' number of children awaiting psychiatric care...

A record number of children in New Hampshire are on waitlists for acute psychiatric services during the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-11-19 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Local hospitals say they are prepared for surge in coronavirus cases...

COVID-19 cases in New Hampshire are at a record high. Even so, area hospital officials say they are prepared, taking what they've learned since the start of the pandemic to stay ahead of the surge....

 2020-11-19 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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As forms go unfilled by parents, schools could lose millions of dollars in state aid...

The coronavirus pandemic has led to a nationwide expansion of the free and reduced lunch program for K-12 students, but unfilled paperwork could mean districts miss out on millions of dollars for low-income students next year....

 2020-11-19 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Vermont crash may have involved author...

A two-car accident in Dummerston, Vt., Tuesday left a Brattleboro woman with serious injuries and may also have injured noted mystery author Archer Mayor of Newfane....

 2020-11-19 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Three more NH businesses fined for violating emergency COVID orders...

The state Attorney General's office has fined three New Hampshire food establishments for violating coronavirus emergency orders....

 2020-11-19 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Newport teen collects letters of support for nursing home dealing with outbreak...

NEWPORT — When Woodlawn Care Center announced its COVID-19 outbreak in late October, Maddie Miller knew she needed to act....

 2020-11-19 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Jaffrey receives state grants for rehab of historic buildings...

The town of Jaffrey and the Community Church of Harrisville and Chesham were both awarded grants from the state's Land and Community Heritage Investment Program Thursday....

 2020-11-19 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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This day in history, Nov. 19, 2020...

Thursday, Nov. 19, 1970...

 2020-11-19 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Fire Mutual Aid log, Nov. 19, 2020...

Dispatchers at Southwestern N.H. District Fire Mutual Aid in Keene handled requests for medical aid and fire calls Wednesday, Nov. 18, including the following:...

 2020-11-19 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Town of Jaffrey, Harrisville church receive grants for rehab of historic buildings...

The town of Jaffrey and the Community Church of Harrisville and Chesham were both awarded grants from the state's Land and Community Heritage Investment Program Thursday....

 2020-11-19 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Fire Mutual Aid log, Nov. 20, 2020...

Dispatchers at Southwestern N.H. District Fire Mutual Aid in Keene handled requests for medical aid and fire calls Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 18 and 19, including the following:...

 2020-11-19 03:50 

Keene Sentinel

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Fall Mountain schools to go fully remote from Nov. 30 to Jan. 19...

The Fall Mountain Regional School District will shift from hybrid to fully remote learning starting Monday, Nov. 30, until Tuesday, Jan. 19, Superintendent Lori Landry said in an email to families and staff Wednesday night....

 2020-11-19 01:20 

Keene Sentinel

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NH officials: 447 more people test positive for COVID-19...

New Hampshire health officials Wednesday announced 447 more positive test results for the novel coronavirus, at least 15 of them from Cheshire County, along with the COVID-19-related deaths of two more Granite Staters....

 2020-11-19 00:15 

Keene Sentinel

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Police: Man trapped woman, threatened her in her Alstead apartment...

A local man has been charged with multiple felonies, including kidnapping, burglary and criminal threatening with a deadly weapon, after police say he entered a former coworker's Alstead home and tried to injure or kill her last week....

 2020-11-18 23:30 

Keene Sentinel

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Keene State College reports 12 more COVID-19 positives...

Keene State College recorded 12 more positive COVID-19 tests this past week. This represents a significant increase in the college's case totals, although a Keene State spokeswoman noted that the incidence rate for the viral disease remains low....

 2020-11-18 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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MacStay promoted to Peterborough's town administrator...

PETERBOROUGH — Deputy Town Administrator Nicole MacStay will succeed retiring Town Administrator Rodney Bartlett, effective Jan. 1, the Peterborough selectboard announced in a news release Tuesday evening....

 2020-11-18 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Brattleboro board rethinking security deposit ban...

BRATTLEBORO — The Brattleboro selectboard indicated Tuesday that it will resume deliberations on a measure that would bar landlords from requiring tenants to pay the last month's rent when they sign a lease....

 2020-11-18 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Spike in cases, worries about lockdowns renew fears of rise in domestic violence...

LEBANON — Staying home may mean staying safe from COVID-19. But for some, staying home also puts them at increased risk of abuse from a partner or parent....

 2020-11-18 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Correction, Nov. 17, 2020...

A Maplewood Nursing Home staff member's recent diagnosis of COVID-19 was the second case among workers at the Westmoreland facility this month. An article in Tuesday's Sentinel incorrectly implied that this was the total number of Maplewood employ...

 2020-11-18 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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NH recovery centers struggle to balance dueling epidemics...

John Burns says the drastic drop in the amount of people coming into his three recovery centers in Dover, Rochester, and Hampton for help worries him. Burns is director of the SOS Recovery Community Organization....

 2020-11-18 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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NH officials tell senator they need more federal aid...

When it comes to future COVID-19 financial assistance, there's at least one thing many municipal leaders can agree on: Towns and counties need continued support and more freedom in how they spend federal aid....

 2020-11-18 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Fire Mutual Aid log, Nov. 18, 2020...

Dispatchers at Southwestern N.H. District Fire Mutual Aid in Keene handled requests for medical aid and fire calls Tuesday, Nov. 17, including the following:...

 2020-11-18 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Now in majority, Republican lawmakers weigh reopening NH State House for business...

Republicans and Democrats in the N.H. House of Representatives will choose their parties' leaders this week....

 2020-11-18 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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This day in history, Nov. 18. 2020...

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 1970...

 2020-11-18 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Fall Mountain Regional School District reports COVID-19 cases...

The Fall Mountain Regional School District learned Monday of a total of three COVID-19 cases at Fall Mountain Regional High School in Langdon and Charlestown Middle School, according to a letter from Superintendent Lori Landry posted on the district's...

 2020-11-18 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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NH college enrollment down amid pandemic...

Like many students across the country this year, Adrienne Lafond recently found herself making a big decision under unprecedented circumstances....

 2020-11-18 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Schools need more diversity in curriculum, residents say...

Education was front and center Tuesday as Keene's Racial Justice and Community Safety Committee hosted its second public forum on how city residents and institutions can work to prevent racism locally....

 2020-11-18 04:25 

Keene Sentinel

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Monadnock school board votes to keep district in hybrid model...

Despite COVID-19 cases rising throughout the area, the Monadnock Regional School District will continue its hybrid learning model, the school board decided Tuesday, with members citing the low incidence of cases within the schools, and the benefits of stu...

 2020-11-17 23:50 

Keene Sentinel

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NH reports two more COVID-19-related deaths, 279 more positive tests...

New Hampshire health officials Tuesday announced two more COVID-19-related deaths, along with 279 more positive tests for the viral disease. At least 16 of these newly announced cases are from Cheshire County....

 2020-11-17 23:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Peterborough native reunited with dog nearly year after he went missing...

It started as a normal trip....

 2020-11-17 23:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Peterborough native reunited with dog nearly year after pet went missing...

It started as a normal trip....

 2020-11-17 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Second Maplewood Nursing Home employee tests positive for COVID-19...

A direct-care worker at Maplewood Nursing Home in Westmoreland has been diagnosed with COVID-19 as cases in the Monadnock Region continue to surge....

 2020-11-17 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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This day in history, Nov. 17, 2020...

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 1970...

 2020-11-17 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Keene support agency's director to leave for new job in Oregon...

After three years as Monadnock Peer Support's executive director, Peter Starkey will step down this winter....

 2020-11-17 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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EPA grant will further Keene State study on wood burning and air quality...

Keene State College will further its research on how wood burning affects air quality in the city thanks to a $25,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency....

 2020-11-17 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Correction, Nov. 17, 2020...

Walpole's property-tax rate this year is $25.66 per $1,000 of assessed value, up 0.6 percent from last year's rate of $25.51. The rate this year works out to $5,132 on a home valued at $200,000....

 2020-11-17 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Schools the focus of tonight's racial justice forum...

Keene's Racial Justice and Community Safety Committee will host its second public forum this evening....

 2020-11-17 17:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Meredith man dies after being shot by officer...

MEREDITH — A local man has died from injuries he received when he was shot by a Meredith police officer Sunday night....

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