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April 9, 2017 by Jackie Johnson Leahy (Register to contact)

50th Reunion planning meeting at Panera Bread in Keene on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 4pm.

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Inspiration for novelist's latest work comes from old Keene High yearbook  The Keene Sentinel

This 1955 Keene High School yearbook provided the inspiration for New York City author Elinor Lipman's latest novel, “Good Riddance.” Lipman's partner ...

Voters set Keene school district warrant in uneventful deliberative session  The Keene Sentinel

Saturday's deliberative session for the Keene School District wrapped up in under an hour with no amendments, but the meeting to debate a $66.7 million ...

Timothy H. Creamer | Obituaries  The Keene Sentinel

Timothy H. Creamer. Timothy H. Creamer, 53, a resident of Dover, passed away in Ayer, Mass., at the Nashoba Valley Medical Center on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019.

Kim J. Nadeau | Obituaries  The Keene Sentinel

Kim J. Nadeau. Kim James Nadeau, 62, of Troy and formerly of Keene and Chesterfield, passed away in the comfort of his home surrounded by family on Jan.

Sarah L. Hill | Obituaries  The Keene Sentinel

Sarah L. Hill. Sarah L. (Williams) Hill, 70, a longtime resident of Troy and formerly of Keene, died on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. She passed peacefully in the ...

Cultural connection: Keene High students learn from Chinese visitors  The Keene Sentinel

Last month, Keene High School hosted 20 students, three teachers and one group leader from the Nanya School in Changsha, a city in the Hunan province of ...

Grief counseling offered at Keene High after student's death  The Keene Sentinel

Keene High School counselors and other support staff will be available Tuesday to help students who are coping with the death of a peer, the school's ...

Keene High School drama club to present 'Mamma Mia!'  The Keene Sentinel

The Keene High School drama club will present the musical “Mamma Mia!,” based on the songs of ABBA, Nov. 8-10 in the school auditorium.

Keene High School student suffers fatal overdose  WMUR Manchester

A student at Keene High School died of an apparent drug overdose last week, school district officials confirm.

Mold set to keep Keene High building closed  The Keene Sentinel

An outbuilding at Keene High School that was closed due to mold this summer will likely remain shuttered for the foreseeable future.

For Keene, school start time change posed | Local News  The Keene Sentinel

A Keene School District committee charged with studying school start times is recommending Keene High push back morning classes by 80 minutes beginning ...

Leslie A. Yeaton | Obituaries  The Keene Sentinel

Leslie A. Yeaton. Leslie A. “Les” Yeaton, 74, a lifelong resident of Keene, passed away on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at the Jack Byrne Center in Lebanon ...

Keene school board votes to change start times in district  The Keene Sentinel

Starting with the 2020-21 school year, the first bell of the day in Keene schools will ring at a new time.

Keene school board plans to vote on changing start times  The Keene Sentinel

Tonight, the Keene Board of Education plans to vote whether to change the start of the school day in the Keene district.

The Keene High School Class of 1968 will be holding its 50th class  The Keene Sentinel

The Keene High School Class of 1968 will be holding its 50th class reunion on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. We still are still trying to locate the following classmates: ...

Keene High School announces fourth quarter honor roll  The Keene Sentinel

The following 615 students were named to the honor roll at Keene High School for the fourth quarter of the 2018 school year.

Your Words: Seeking 1999 classmates for Keene High School reunions  The Keene Sentinel

Attention Keene High School Class of 1999: The Keene High School Class of 1999 will host its 20-year reunion June 15 in Keene. A website has been ...

Keene High School Class of 2018  The Keene Sentinel

The following students are members of the Keene High School Class of 2018: Douglas Neil Abbott, Hamilton Thomas Abert, Nathan Stuart Adams, Ryan John ...

Keene High School student dies from overdose  WMUR Manchester

A student at Keene High School died of an apparent drug overdose last week, school district officials confirm.

Proposed school start-time changes largely rebuked at hearing  The Keene Sentinel

As the primary-day polls were closing across the Elm City Tuesday night, another matter of widespread interest drew parents, students and teachers to Keene ...

Keene High School honors scholar athletes  The Keene Sentinel

The following students at Keene High School were named scholar athletes for the spring season 2018.

Keene High School students receive state award for short film about safe driving  The Keene Sentinel

CONCORD — Keene High School students were honored at this year's N.H. High School Short Film Festival Saturday for their public *service* announcement ...

Keene High announces its top 10 graduating seniors | Local News  The Keene Sentinel

Editor's note: The students with the top 10 grade point averages, after the valedictorian and salutatorian, are listed alphabetically.

Keene High's Fletcher endured a long road to playing on Friday nights  The Keene Sentinel

Ask Gabe Fletcher about last Friday night and he'll start with the butterflies.

Celebratory mood characterizes Keene High graduation  The Keene Sentinel

As soon as the last seniors of Keene High School's Class of 2018 crossed the stage Friday night, the graduates erupted into celebration.

Survey registers interest in later daily start times at Keene High  The Keene Sentinel

A survey created by a Keene committee shows that 57 percent of respondents would prefer a later start time — between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. — at Keene High.

Keene vs. Manchester Memorial High School Football Highlights, 8/31/2018  The Keene Sentinel

Highlights from the August 31 high school football game between Keene High School and Manchester Memorial. Keene won, 18-14.

A novel idea: Keene High student leads book drive for Cheshire County inmates  The Keene Sentinel

It turns out some inmates at the Cheshire County jail are fond of science fiction, but not so keen on romance novels.

Keene High hockey program aims to continue building on a culture of success  The Keene Sentinel

From good team, to great program, to state champions — the Keene High boys' hockey program ascended the ranks one rung at a time.

Keene Votes to Delay School Start Times  New Hampshire Public Radio

The Keene School Board voted Tuesday to delay school start times beginning in the fall of 2020. The move follows similar adjustments in other New Hampshire.

Keene High School announces second quarter honor roll  The Keene Sentinel

The following 634 students from Keene High School were named to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2017-18 school year.

Keene High names new coach for girls' basketball program  The Keene Sentinel

Keene High School has announced the hiring of a new head coach for its girls' basketball program.

Memories aplenty as athletes from Keene's Class of 1959 reunite, by Michael M. McMahon  The Keene Sentinel

It's the greatest class to graduate from Keene High, and they aren't shy about saying it.

Former Keene High class officer sentenced for embezzling from fund  The Keene Sentinel

A former Keene High School class treasurer pleaded guilty Wednesday to embezzling more than $4000 from a class of 2015 reunion fund.

Alarming circumstances: The overdose death of a high-schooler ought to evoke urgency in fighting opioids  The Keene Sentinel

As we all go through our daily lives, focused on our personal relationships, work, finances and needs, there's a tendency to gloss over some of the things that we ...

Keene hockey team skates away from Merrimack in title game  The Keene Sentinel

T he holiday tournament format resembled a preseason hockey jamboree, with teams playing two games a day, running time, a single intermission and 9 a.m. ...

Keene High contacts police after student posts 'concerning' message on social media  The Keene Sentinel

Keene High School officials contacted police this morning about what they said was a concerning message a student posted on social media.

Keene High students join national walkout at school this morning  The Keene Sentinel

With a police presence on campus, more than 150 Keene High School students walked out of class Wednesday as part of a national movement.

Keene boys take advantage of home field for first playoff win in seven years  The Keene Sentinel

A familiar field. A supportive crowd. A simpler arrival for pre-game warmups.

Bosa donates items to Keene High; auction to benefit football program  The Keene Sentinel

John Bosa, a Keene High graduate who starred at Boston College and became a first-round draft pick of the Miami Dolphins, has donated a number of items to ...

Visions of Love: Keene High Drama Club Presents 'Almost, Maine'  The Keene Sentinel

With the tagline, “It's love. But not quite,” the spring play performed by Keene High School's Drama Club proves romance comes and goes – and it's sometimes ...

High school golf: Wild, wacky ... but mostly wet: Keene places fifth in soggy state tournament at the Oaks  The Keene Sentinel

SOMERSWORTH — There were interludes when it didn't rain, but they were brief and infrequent.

National Girls High School Wrestling Rankings For February 6, 2019  FloWrestling

USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum have published its third National Girls High School rankings for the 2018-19 ...

Ice-breaker: Keene High wins school's first state title in hockey  The Keene Sentinel

Keene High School has its first state title in ice hockey, and if drama counts, it was worth the wait.

Run the world: Keene High grad preps for international career  The Keene Sentinel

As the end of graduation season nears, many high school seniors are preparing for their next steps into the “real world.” Just a few years ago, so was Keene ...

Keene High bids farewell to ski coaches Borden, Bayr  The Keene Sentinel

For nearly a decade, Dave Borden and Klaus Bayr have dedicated countless hours to coaching the Keene High School ski teams, Borden with the Alpine squad ...

Keene teachers union files labor complaint with state board  The Keene Sentinel

The Keene School District teachers union on Tuesday brought an unfair labor practice complaint against the district, claiming the school board failed to negotiate ...

Keene football game at Manchester Central cancelled due to shooter near school  The Keene Sentinel

MANCHESTER — Keene High School's scheduled football game Friday night at Manchester Central was canceled due to a shooting near Central's campus that ...

Recent death of local 16-year-old puts focus on youth substance misuse  The Keene Sentinel

Within the past year, Keene Fire Department personnel have responded to drug overdose calls involving people as old as 70 and as young as 18, according to ...

Richard D. Swahnberg  The Keene Sentinel

Richard Swahnberg. Richard D. Swahnberg of Keene died Nov. 21, 2018, at RiverMead in Peterborough. He was 95. Richard “Dick” was born on May 19, 1923, ...

Vaping has no place in a high school, by Richard Durkee  The Keene Sentinel

I am 18 years old. I am not a physician, nor do I have a degree in public health. But every day, I walk the halls of Keene High School, and every day, I see vaping ...

Special education at heart of Cheshire Career Center concerns  The Keene Sentinel

In the Keene Board of Education's latest discussion Tuesday of concerns about the Cheshire Career Center, one board member questioned the thoroughness of ...

Student suffers fatal overdose  WGNO New Orleans

A student at Keene High School died of an apparent drug overdose last week, school district officials confirm.

Blackbirds snap losing streak, top Manchester Memorial in season opener  The Keene Sentinel

Keene High senior quarterback Gabe Fletcher has endured a long journey to get back onto the gridiron, going through elbow surgery on his throwing arm that ...

Books Before Bars: Teen's book drive for inmates shows even self-improvement can use a helping hand  The Keene Sentinel

It's an old cliché: the convict who, with nothing but time on his hands, hits the weights and becomes a physical specimen akin to a Mr. Universe contestant.

Questionnaire: Dave Morrill, NH House, Cheshire District 4  The Keene Sentinel

Name: Dave Morrill. Age: Did not answer. Town: Keene. advertisement. Party affiliation: Democrat. How long have you lived in New Hampshire: Born here, lived ...

Team effort: Conant students assemble to build a better greenhouse  The Keene Sentinel

Did you ever wonder when you'd use the skills you learned in high school geometry?

For high school seniors, the last of the firsts  The Keene Sentinel

SWANZEY CENTER — Across the Monadnock Region this week, students of all ages paused outside front doors and beside school bus stops for parents to ...

Joyce C. Smith | Obituaries  The Keene Sentinel

Joyce C. Smith. Joyce C. (Campbell) Smith, 84, of Keene died on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, at Cheshire Medical Center in Keene. She passed peacefully with the ...

Keene school community offers counseling after teen's overdose death  WMUR Manchester

A student at Keene High School who died of an apparent drug overdose last week, school district officials confirm. Aaron Frazier died on Thursday.

New director named for Cheshire Career Center | Local News  The Keene Sentinel

The Keene School District has selected a new director of the Cheshire Career Center.

Keene High School graduation | Local News  The Keene Sentinel

The following students graduated from Keene High School:

Robert S. Posner | Obituaries  The Keene Sentinel

Robert S. Posner. Robert S. “Bob” Posner, 53, a longtime resident of Keene and formerly of Spofford, died unexpectedly on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, at ...

Albert V. Hilton | Obituaries  The Keene Sentinel

Albert V. Hilton. Albert Verne Hilton passed away peacefully at his home in Keene on Nov. 14, 2018. Albert was born in Hartford, Conn., on May 2, 1918, the first ...

Youth to call for climate action at Keene rally  The Keene Sentinel

Local youth plan to take a stand against climate change at Ashuelot River Park Saturday.

Two Keene High athletes announce where they will play in the fall  The Keene Sentinel

Scott Rathbun keeps raising the bar in his pole vaulting career.

Doreen L. Palmer | Obituaries  The Keene Sentinel

Doreen L. Palmer. Doreen L. (Grover) Palmer, 54, of Swanzey and a former longtime resident of Winchester, died unexpectedly on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, ...

Keene High student honored with 'Good Citizen' award  The Keene Sentinel

Cameron Twarog, a student at Keene High School, was selected as the New Hampshire Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen. He was ...

Some outdoor events on Thanksgiving Day canceled, rescheduled due to expected record-breaking cold  WMUR Manchester

This year's Thanksgiving Day high school football game between Keene High School and Monadnock Regional High School has been canceled.

Keene High senior wrestler, a Meet of Champions qualifier, not just one of the boys  The Keene Sentinel

The obvious storyline is that Ella Davidson is a female wrestling against males.

Project Graduation board members hope enthusiasm translates to commitment  The Keene Sentinel

A longstanding community event that may be in jeopardy drew nearly 50 people to a recent meeting in a strong show of support.

Cheshire Career Center looks for new leader as director takes Dover post  The Keene Sentinel

The Cheshire Career Center, housed at Keene High School, is searching for a new director.

Tamara Sy: Rooted in helping others | 2018  The Keene Sentinel

Home is where the heart is. And for Tamara Sy, who was born in Germany and moved several times during her childhood, that place is Keene. The 47-year-old ...

New food truck set to open in Keene  The Keene Sentinel

A local resident plans to help boost the “food truck revolution.” Issac L. Kaufman is the chef and owner of Salt and Lime, a mobile restaurant he hopes to open ...

Questionnaire: Joe Schapiro, NH House, Cheshire District 16  The Keene Sentinel

Name: Joe Schapiro. Age: 67. Town: Keene. advertisement. Party affiliation: Democrat. How long have you lived in New Hampshire: Keene resident for 30 years.

Pamela A. Blood | Obituaries |  The Keene Sentinel

Pamela A. Blood. Pamela A. Blood, 56, of Keene died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, from cancer. She was born April 3, 1962, in Keene, daughter of Shirley ...

Mary M. Gline | Obituaries  The Keene Sentinel

Mary M. Gline. Mary M. (Marcotte) Gline, 84, a lifelong resident of Keene died on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, at Cheshire Medical Center in Keene. She passed ...

Councilors take step toward plan to wean Keene off fossil fuels  The Keene Sentinel

Environmentalists young and old crowded into city hall Wednesday night, imploring Keene city councilors to take aggressive action on climate change.

NH commissioner's plan would credit students' learning outside the classroom  The Keene Sentinel

A proposal coming out today from the N.H. Department of Education aims to give high school students credit for learning they do outside the classroom.

Keene High grad creates baked goods galore with 'Saxy Chef'  The Keene Sentinel

Aubrey Saxton of Dublin can put out 100 *fresh*-baked pies per day without breaking a sweat. Her business, Saxy Chef, has been based in Antrim since 2014.

KHS's Thisner rebounds from career-threatening injury; will run at UNH next year  The Keene Sentinel

S ince Andrea Thisner was eight years old, she's only really wanted to do one thing — run.

Game for more, Keene man's business move paid off  The Keene Sentinel

From California to Boston, an Elm City native has been making his mark on the video games industry over the past 15 years.

Keene High senior turned pain into award-winning artwork  The Keene Sentinel

It's awards season — and I'm not referring to the Oscars or Grammys.

Theresa P. Hill  The Keene Sentinel

Theresa P. Hill. Theresa P. Hill, 84, of Swanzey, a former longtime resident of Keene, passed away peacefully with her devoted family by her side at Langdon ...

Talented cast brings Keene High's 'Nostalgia' to life  The Keene Sentinel

To take a seat at a Keene High School Nostalgia performance is to drop all expectations at the door.

Kimberly J. Austin | Obituaries  The Keene Sentinel

Kimberly J. Austin. Kimberly Jayne (Decatur) Austin, 56, passed away peacefully at Littleton Regional Hospital on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 after a courageous ...

Arlene Perry | Obituaries |  The Keene Sentinel

Arlene Perry. Arlene (Worcester) Perry, 94, lifelong resident of West Swanzey, passed away on Nov. 5, 2018, in the comfort of her home, after a long battle with ...

Mark P. Hayward Sr. | Obituaries  The Keene Sentinel

Mark P. Hayward Sr. Mark P. Hayward Sr., 67, of Westmoreland died peacefully on Dec. 18, 2018, in the comforts his home after a nearly yearlong struggle with ...

Lindsey M. Sheldon | Obituaries |  The Keene Sentinel

Lindsey M. Sheldon. Lindsey M. Sheldon, 32, of Winchester died tragically on Dec. 28, 2017, due to injuries suffered in a car accident, just days before her 33rd ...

Keene boys' track and field wins CVC Championship, girls fourth  The Keene Sentinel

LANGDON — Despite rain in the forecast, teams from throughout New Hampshire and Vermont gathered in Langdon Saturday for the Connecticut Valley ...

Eleanor Ann Burney | Obituaries |  The Keene Sentinel

Eleanor Ann Burney. Eleanor Ann Burney passed on Dec. 25, 2018, at her home in Mission Viejo, Calif. Ann was born on Nov. 29, 1938, in Keene, to Agnes ...

Barbara R. Hook | Obituaries |  The Keene Sentinel

Barbara R. Hook. Barbara R. (Chickering) Hook, 74, a lifetime resident of Keene, died on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, at the Jack Byrne Center for Palliative and ...

Ernest B. Perry | Obituaries  The Keene Sentinel

Ernest B. Perry. Ernest Byron Perry, 95, of West Swanzey, passed away on Dec. 30, 2018, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock in Keene, due to complications from ...

Gabriella A. Simoneau | Obituaries  The Keene Sentinel

Gabriella A. Simoneau. Gabriella “Gabby” A. Simoneau, 22, a lifelong resident of Keene, died in the comfort of her home while sleeping. advertisement. She was ...

Donald E. Stinson | Obituaries  The Keene Sentinel

Donald E. Stinson. Donald E. Stinson, 56, a resident of Sun City, Ariz., and formerly of Keene, passed away on Dec. 23, 2018, at The Center at Arrowhead in ...

Doris E. Massicotte | Obituaries  The Keene Sentinel

Doris E. Massicotte. Doris E. “Dot” Massicotte of Keene passed away Aug. 29, 2018, at Peaceful Harvest Home in Charlestown. She was surrounded by her ...

Monadnock Profile: Globe-trotting soccer scribe has deep roots in region  The Keene Sentinel

Steven “Steve” Goff knew from the very start that he wanted to be a sports writer.

Cultures of Keene on full display at city's first international festival  The Keene Sentinel

Striking colors, smiling faces and performances from around the world marked Keene's first international festival Saturday.

Ruth B. Beard | Obituaries  The Keene Sentinel

Ruth B. Beard. Ruth B. (Richardson) Beard, 78, of Cambridge, Mass., and formerly lifelong resident of Spofford and Keene passed away in her sleep on ...

Jonathan R. Walters | Obituaries  The Keene Sentinel

Jonathan Walters. Jonathan Ray Walters, 27, of Westmoreland passed away Wednesday Dec. 12, 2018. Born to Ronald Walters and Melissa (Duncan) Kritzer ...

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