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The top things to do in Hancock, NH

July 16, 2015

Just off to the northwest of Peterborough, NH quietly sits Hancock, NH a picturesque town filled with fascinating history and gorgeous buildings. One of the oldest towns in the area, Hancock was first settled in 1764 and then incorporated in 1779, named after Massachusetts’s first governor, John Hancock. Interestingly, almost all of the buildings on Hancock’s Main

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Growth Stories: Shaker Style, Harrisville NH

July 15, 2015

Shaker Style in Harrisville, NH is a family run business offering handcrafted Shaker furniture. Shaker furniture is distinct style of furniture craftsmanship that focuses on simplicity, utility and quality.  A Shaker furniture builder since 1989, Stephen Barlow is a third generation wood worker. Barlow started his business out of his garage in Peterborough and had

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Growth Stories: New England Everyday Goods, Jaffrey NH

New England Everyday Goods is a unique retail store that sells  practical products made in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Founded in 2010, by Jim and Susan Therriault in a small 400 square foot location in Peterborough, NH, the shop did so well that they needed to buy a sprawling 11,000 square foot

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Growth Stories: MB Massage Westmoreland, NH

MB Message Westmoreland, NH is a holistic message therapy studio. The studio is owned and operated by Melisa Blanchard who is trained in Swedish, Neuromuscular, Trigger Point, Deep Tissue, Sports, Reflexology, Lymphatic and Circulatory Massage. She attended The New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts School of Massage Therapy, an intensive 800 hour massage program. To learn more

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The 7 Great shows this Summer in Monadnock

July 2, 2015

Summer is finally fully in season, in our beautiful Monadnock Region. The warm weather brings all sorts of different activities to do while we take a few days off work and stop to enjoy our surroundings. One great way to past these precious lazy hours is with a live show from one of our area’s amazingly

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The Top 5 Things to do in Fitzwilliam, NH

June 29, 2015

Sitting at the very bottom of the Monadnock region, and directly on the Massachusetts’s border, lies Fitzwilliam, NH a picturesque small town originally settled by Scottish Colonists. Many consider Fitzwillaim to be “the quintessential New England Village” with its beautiful town common and 12 surrounding homes that are on the National Register for Historical Places. That

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Top 5 Things you Should be Doing on DiscoverMonadnock.com

June 19, 2015

Most of you know what we have been working tirelessly to make Discover Monandock an amazing resource for everyone whose interested in the Monanock Region. Though our focus is on innovation and inspiration in the area, we do a lot of other great things on the site that we wanted to make sure you were taking full

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Top 6 things to do in Chesterfield, NH

June 12, 2015

Sitting on the Connecticut River, Chesterfield NH is a beautiful small town made up of two communities: Spofford, NH and West Chesterfield. Chesterfield’s beautiful Spofford Lake, immense forest hiking trails and haunted castle intrigue have long drawn tourists from around the New England area and beyond to the picturesque town on the west side of

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Discover Monadnock’s June’s Featured Artists

June 5, 2015

We are excited to highlight another three incredibly artist for the month of June. June has kicked off as an exciting week for art in the Monadnock region with the Keene Art Walk kicking off and NEFA’s Creative Communities Exchange being hosted by Arts Alive. We are hoping to continue the theme with June’s featured

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The Top 6 Things to Do in Marlborough, NH

May 28, 2015

Tucked right in the middle of the Monadnock region, sits Marlborough, NH a picturesque small town blessed with scenic views of the area’s luscious landscape.  Founded in 1752, the town is still packed with beautiful antique homes. The town grew around its lucrative granite quarries whose stone was shipped down toward Boston. Marlborough, NH is

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6 Things we are excited about for Summer

May 22, 2015

The warm weather has finally come out and blessed our beautiful region, a long awaited break from the harsh winter months. This change has us thinking about what awesome things are about to or just have opened here in Monadnock. Ice cream stands are beginning to open their doors again and its nearly time for

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5 Fun Things to do in Stoddard, NH

May 14, 2015

Stoddard. NH, first known as Monadnock Number 7, grew as one of the country’s premier glass manufacturing towns throughout the early 19th century. The picturesque town sitting at the northern edge of the Monadnock region once was home to 4 different glass factories. These factories produced everything from whiskey flasks to ink wells and at their

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