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On a very cold winter day over 2 years ago, a group of us pried open a chain link fence, and carefully climbed a tired and overused step...

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"I've never seen anything like that before." "I'm pretty sure I heard the phone ringing from inside the porta-potty."

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Brewing a community: Brewhouse owners hope to help bring Franklin together

Concord Monitor | L. Willingham Damon Lewis says he’s drawn to Franklin’s vibrant community, its industrial history and the perseverance...

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LACONIA DAILY SUN | ADAM DRAPCHO |June 05, 2017There are many ways to get from Point A to Point B, and, with the recent resurgence of interest in electric motors and batteries, local vendors have a couple of new options for people who want to add some zip to their locomotion.Electric battery and motor technology as been around since the late 19th century, and by the end of that century there were already two patents for combining electric motors and batteries with bicycles.  Giant's electric-assist bicycles have a battery pack and motor integrated into the frame. Employees at Piche's Ski...

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Concord Monitor | Lucas Masin-Moyer | June 01, 2017Rushing, choppy waters. Shaheen stopped in at businesses set up with the help of Todd Workman and his group PermaCityLife, a nonprofit geared toward revitalizing the Franklin. Workman has been driving to bring new businesses and younger demographics to the city of 8,500, and he said a core part of his group’s work has hinged on federal community development programs set to be slashed in the Trump budget plan. Workman said PermaCityLife’s efforts have been aided by federal money from Community Development Block Grants, the Department of Agriculture’s Office These programs all...

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