Steve Gilbert

    From sports and the arts to politics and profiles, Steve Gilbert has been writing about people in the Monadnock Region for 30 years. Steve and his wife, Sara, moved to Keene in 1987 and found the perfect place to raise their family. He loves the outdoors and never tires of the four seasons. Put him in a ballpark on a summer evening or on skis under a deep blue winter sky and everything is right with the world.

    I was 25 years old and in love with the New England Patriots in 1986. I watched every second of that glorious run to the Super Bowl with my grandfather, a deep-rooted New York Football Giants and New York Yankees fan. By then, I believe, he was tiring of all those years of gloating at my expense.

    T he seasonal shift starts subtly, noiselessly, in mid-August. For months we wake to melodious songbirds, their notes drifting gracefully into open bedroom windows. They arrive in March, whistling welcoming tunes celebrating the onset of spring. They serenade us for months through their cycl…

    Tonight, shortly after 7, Calvin Coolidge will purposely stride into the Historical Society of Cheshire County on Main Street in Keene. The 30th president, his resplendent red hair peeking outside his trademark straw hat, will be dressed in his usual double-breasted suit, conservative vest a…

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