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 2020-07-04 10:00 

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Hospital officials: The need for blood is critical...

Anthony Sebattus has been donating blood for 55 years....

 2020-07-04 10:00 

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Appointments, promotions...

Peter Throop has returned to The Monadnock Conservancy as a conservation project manager. Throop worked for the Conservancy between 2007 and 2013 as the project director for the Monadnock Community Conservation Partnership. He was the director of planning...

 2020-07-04 10:00 

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COVID-19 leads to more hires for some local businesses, but long-term outlook unclear...

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, much about the economy was stable, including the job market....

 2020-07-04 10:00 

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Gun-control group endorses Shaheen...

The Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund has endorsed U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., in her bid for re-election, the organization announced recently....

 2020-07-04 10:00 

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Hometown Diner to reopen, add BBQ and beer garden...

RINDGE — Less than a month after the previous owners of Hometown Diner announced it was closing due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the restaurant is preparing to reopen, and even expand, under the leadership of another local......

 2020-07-04 10:00 

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8 employees at The Sentinel honored...

Keene Publishing Corp., publisher of The Sentinel, SentinelSource.com and other area publications, recently recognized eight longtime staff members for their service with and contributions to the company....

 2020-07-04 10:00 

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Brattleboro Retreat security chief elected chair of emergency coalition...

BRATTLEBORO — Erik Rosenbauer, director of security at the Brattleboro Retreat, has been elected chair of the Vermont Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Coalition. His one-year term began Wednesday....

 2020-07-04 10:00 

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NH Sen. Ward endorses Messner for US Senate...

A state senator from Stoddard is backing one of U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen's Republican challengers....

 2020-07-04 10:00 

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A moment in local history: The year without a summer, by Alan F. Rumrill...

Although there were many complaints about the lack of summer in some years, our ancestors experienced a summer unlike anything known to recent generations. The severe weather during the year of 1816 has become known as "the year without a......

 2020-07-04 10:00 

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Fireworks display firms fizzle under COVID...

More people than ever are purchasing fireworks for backyard displays as the Fourth of July approaches and almost all municipal displays have been canceled. But the boost in consumer sales isn't enough to buoy an industry that has been hit......

 2020-07-04 10:00 

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After decades as an educator, Butterfield turns a new page...

After nearly 40 years as an educator, James "Jed" Butterfield retired as a science teacher with the Monadnock Regional School District this spring....

 2020-07-04 10:00 

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Keene Public Library to reopen Monday...

The Keene Public Library will welcome the public back inside Monday, months after closing its doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-07-04 10:00 

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This day in history, July 4, 2020...

Saturday,...

 2020-07-04 10:00 

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As second wave looms, some restaurants stick to curbside...

A new surge of COVID-19 infections in southern states has reversed Texas' and Florida's statewide reopening plans. New York City announced this week that it would postpone indoor dining indefinitely as infections in other states have been traced t...

 2020-07-04 10:00 

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Last week in The Sentinel...

MONDAY, June 29...

 2020-07-04 10:00 

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With Crotched Mountain closing, school districts seek alternatives...

With a new school year approaching, the Hinsdale School District was preparing to enroll one student in Crotched Mountain School, a facility in Greenfield that provides special education services beyond what public schools can support....

 2020-07-04 10:00 

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Unemployment claims continue to fall in New Hampshire...

The reopening of New Hampshire's economy continues to pick up steam, according to the latest unemployment claims numbers released Thursday morning....

 2020-07-04 10:00 

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Fire Mutual Aid log, Saturday, July 4, 2020...

Dispatchers at Southwestern N.H. District Fire Mutual Aid in Keene handled requests for medical aid and fire calls on Thursday, July 2, including the following:...

 2020-07-04 10:00 

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With federal support ending, NH braces for second wave of housing impact...

New Hampshire's homeless and rental populations are preparing for the "next wave" of impact from the coronavirus, with pandemic unemployment insurance slated to expire at the end of July and the state's moratorium on evictions lifted as of...

 2020-07-03 20:00 

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Keene State president supports 'social host' rules for rowdy parties...

The president of Keene State College has put her support behind a "social host ordinance" proposed by a group of residents that would give the city new tools for breaking up rowdy house parties....

 2020-07-03 16:00 

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Local colleges prepare to return to campus in the fall...

Everyone returning to Keene State College in late August will be tested for COVID-19, once when they arrive on campus and again within their first two weeks back....

 2020-07-03 16:00 

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NH COVID update: 2 deaths, 21 more cases...

The deaths of two more Granite Staters have been attributed to COVID-19, and 21 more cases of the viral disease have been confirmed, New Hampshire health officials announced Thursday....

 2020-07-03 16:00 

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

WESTMORELAND — A worker at the county-owned Maplewood Nursing Home who previously tested positive for COVID-19 was negative when retested by the state, but a different employee recently tested positive, according to a news release Thursday from Ches...

 2020-07-03 16:00 

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Growing list of school districts join ConVal school funding lawsuit...

Twenty five school districts and the state School Boards Association have now joined forces in the latest education-financing lawsuit and asked the state Supreme Court to set a deadline for the legislature to reform the current school funding formula and....

 2020-07-03 16:00 

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Vaping, e-cigarettes no longer allowed inside public places in NH...

New Hampshire residents can no longer use vapes or e-cigarettes inside public places, in accordance with the state's newly amended Indoor Smoking Act, the N.H. Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday....

 2020-07-03 16:00 

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Like others, N.H. nursing homes bear the brunt of COVID-19...

There's no denying the tragic toll that COVID-19 is taking on people living in long-term care facilities in New Hampshire, yet the most-cited statistic about the situation makes the state seem more of an outlier than it actually is....

 2020-07-03 16:00 

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This day in history, July 3, 2020...

Friday, July 3, 1970...

 2020-07-03 16:00 

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State: Health workers don't have to report COVID contact...

As New Hampshire reopens amid a pandemic that has left more than 370 residents dead, state guidelines recommend that businesses screen for people who may have had contact with individuals known to have COVID-19....

 2020-07-03 16:00 

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COVID-19 hitting NH's Black and Latino communities hard...

New Hampshire's minority residents have made up 26 percent of the state's coronavirus cases where race was reported, showing a severely disproportionate impact of the public health crisis on Black and Latino communities....

 2020-07-03 12:00 

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Fundraiser started after Marlborough teen survives fall from bridge...

Dylan Clark could have easily been killed in the accident....

 2020-07-02 22:30 

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Sununu lifts quarantine requirement for visitors from New England...

Ahead of the Independence Day weekend, Gov. Chris Sununu announced he is lifting quarantine requirements for visitors to New Hampshire from other New England states....

 2020-07-02 16:00 

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COVID makes nursing shortage more acute...

The COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating a longstanding problem for most nursing homes and assisted living facilities: not enough nurses in New Hampshire....

 2020-07-02 16:00 

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Cheshire County COVID-19 tally ticks up...

Another Cheshire County resident has tested positive for COVID-19, and the deaths of two more Granite Staters have been attributed to the disease, New Hampshire health officials announced Wednesday....

 2020-07-02 16:00 

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Fire Mutual Aid log, July 2, 2020...

Dispatchers at Southwestern N.H. District Fire Mutual Aid in Keene handled requests for medical aid and fire calls on Wednesday, July 1, including the following:...

 2020-07-02 16:00 

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Messner named MAGA candidate of the week...

Donald Trump Jr., the president's oldest son, has declared U.S. Senate candidate Bryant "Corky" Messner of Wolfeboro the "Make America Great Again" candidate of the week....

 2020-07-02 16:00 

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Peterborough nonprofit wins grant to expand farm-to-school programs...

PETERBOROUGH — The Cornucopia Project, a nonprofit dedicated to connecting the community with sustainable, local food, will be expanding its educational offerings thanks to a federal grant awarded this week....

 2020-07-02 16:00 

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Police say Keene car stolen, others broken into...

Keene police are investigating reports of several car break-ins that took place on the east side of the city Wednesday, including one that involved a vehicle being stolen....

 2020-07-02 16:00 

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Keene announces more spot road repairs...

Keene will continue its 2020 spot road-repair project Thursday on Arch Street between Park Avenue and Hurricane Road....

 2020-07-02 16:00 

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This day in history, July 2, 2020...

Thursday, July 2, 1970...

 2020-07-02 16:00 

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Nursing homes receive loads of defective equipment from FEMA...

Massive amounts of the personal protective equipment sent to nursing homes by the federal government have been unusable, according to the New Hampshire Health Care Association....

 2020-07-02 16:00 

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Plans for opening Keene dispensary still hazy...

In spring 2019, a company official said a medical marijuana dispensary was slated to open in Keene sometime that fall. More than a year after he made that projection, the business has yet to open, and the timeline for it......

 2020-07-02 16:00 

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Harrisville approves use of recently purchased gravel pit...

HARRISVILLE — After months of debate, the town's selectboard has approved the use of Harrisville's recently purchased gravel pit....

 2020-07-02 16:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Cheshire County to resume jury trials in August...

The N.H. Superior Court system plans to resume jury trials and grand jury proceedings later this summer, starting in Cheshire County....

 2020-07-02 16:00 

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Massachusetts man taken to hospital after ATV crash in Pisgah...

WINCHESTER — A Massachusetts man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries Tuesday afternoon after crashing his four-wheeler at Pisgah State Park, according to the N.H. Fish and Game Department....

 2020-07-02 14:00 

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Ghislaine Maxwell, accused Jeffrey Epstein associate, arrested in New Hampshire...

NEW YORK — Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite accused of plying Jeffrey Epstein with underage sex trafficking victims, was arrested in Bradford, New Hampshire, Thursday morning, the FBI announced in a news release. She was taken into custody w...

 2020-07-02 12:00 

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Blue yster Cult to help kick off drive-in concerts in Swanzey...

NORTH SWANZEY — Rock band Blue yster Cult — known for 1970s-'80s hits "(Don't Fear) The Reaper," "Godzilla" and "Burnin' for You" — is scheduled to perform at the Cheshire Fairgrounds on Saturday, July...

 2020-07-02 00:55 

Keene Sentinel

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Fireworks retailers report booming sales amid the pandemic...

Just when it seems like the world is exploding between protests and the pandemic, so are fireworks sales in the Granite State....

 2020-07-01 16:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Free parking ends in Brattleboro, fees enforced...

BRATTLEBORO — As the town resumes its parking enforcement Wednesday, parking meters and kiosks in Brattleboro will again require payment, according to a news release from the town....

 2020-07-01 16:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Help available as moratorium on utility shutoffs, evictions ends...

New Hampshire's moratorium on utility cancellations based on nonpayment will expire soon, but Gov. Chris Sununu says there will still be resources for those who continue to face financial challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-07-01 16:00 

Keene Sentinel

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City spot road repairs underway...

Keene will continue its 2020 spot road-repair project Wednesday on Winchester Street between Ralston and Island streets....

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