Ask The Energy Expert: LEDs

By Patti Corbeil, NHEC
Ask The Energy Expert: LEDs

Each month, New Hampshire Electric Cooperative (NHEC) offers you the chance to Ask the Energy Expert. Got a question about energy efficiency or renewable energy? Send your question to and get answers from the Co-op Energy Solutions team. This month’s Energy Expert is Patti Corbeil. Patti is the ENERGY STAR Lighting Program Administrator at […]

RP Johnson And Son Hosts Blood Drive On December 6

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RP Johnson And Son Hosts Blood Drive On December 6

On its Web site at, the American Red Cross reports there is an emergency need for blood. Because of that, the Red Cross needs blood donors now more than ever. All types are needed, but especially O negative, which can be used to treat any patient. As part of RP Johnson and Son’s We […]

Grevior Furniture Wins Concession For Corrections Furniture And Crafts

By Heather Makechnie, for the Beacon

Now, in addition to six floors of furniture, customers at Grevior Furniture on Central Street in Franklin have access to astonishing custom handcrafted furniture and unique works of art at ridiculously low prices. Called “Corrections Creations,” the store is on two floors. Smaller items are on the first floor, while larger furniture is on the […]

Dow’s Diddley Bows Makes One-Stringed Folk Instruments

By Amy Makechnie, for the Beacon

“Never say you can’t play diddley!” is the tagline of the new Dow’s Diddley Bows store in Hill. Specializing in tenor instruments and touting a jug band (a band employing a mix of traditional and homemade instruments), Dow’s Diddley Bows is open for business. What exactly is a diddley bow? “A one-stringed bow,” owner Mark […]

NHEC Clarifies Smart Meter Privacy Limitations

Press release

New Hampshire Electric Cooperative (NHEC) has made available technical research that proves the digital electric meters being installed across its service territory are not capable of gathering personal information, nor any information that could compromise a member’s privacy in any way. NHEC has installed approximately 81,000 smart meters across its service territory since June 2011. […]

Grevior Furniture is Not Going Out Of Business

By Heather Makechnie, for the Beacon

June 27 was an unusual day for Bob Grevior, to say the least. Near the middle of that day, the second floor of his business, Grevior Furniture in Franklin, collapsed into the first floor of his mattress showroom. Housed in what was most recently the Allstate Insurance office, the showroom is part of a building […]

New Hampshire Quilters’ Harvest Shop Hop

Press release Seven area quilt shops, including The Constant Quilter in Andover and Irene Haley’s The Quilting Corner in Franklin, will stage a shop hop Thursday through Saturday, October 11 through 13, from 9 AM to 6 PM. Passports now on sale for $8 at each of the participating shops: The Constant Quilter, Andover The […]

NLH Receives Historic $700,000 Gift For Community Wellness

Press release New London Hospital has received a $700,000 gift from an anonymous donor. It is the largest non-capital gift the hospital has received in its 94-year history. The donor stipulated that these funds “be used for improving the health of the community and the patients served by the hospital.” The gift enables the hospital […]

MKIM To Hold Fundraising Auction And Social

Press release Mount Kearsarge Indian Museum (MKIM) will hold its annual fundraising auction and social at 6:30 PM on Saturday, October 20, at the museum on 18 Highlawn Road in Warner. Peter Smith Auctioneer Services will be on hand for the live portion of the auction. Donated items will also be available at silent auction […]

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