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Keene Students Should Declare “Sanctuary” for Prohibited “visitors” During Pumpkin Festival Weekend

Keene (police) State College is prohibiting family and friends of students from visiting the campus over the weekend of the upcoming pumpkin festival. Any visitors who are not registered will be “deported” and the student fined $100.00 per violation.The administration and campus … Continue reading

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Keene State College Cracks Down on Students During Pumpkin Fest

Not known for being freedom-friendly, Keene State College is once again showing it’s authoritarianism and making headlines for it. Using the 2014 Pumpkin Fest riots as their excuse, they’ve banned students from having any guests, including family between October 26th and 29th. | Read … Continue reading

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Counterfeiters Caught at NH Pumpkin Festival

LACONIA, N.H. —Two people were arrested at the New Hampshire Pumpkin Festival in Laconia after police said they tried to use counterfeit money. Laconia police said Christopher Greene and Holly Solans tried to pay for fried dough using a fake … Continue reading

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Pumpkin pause: Council sends Keene festival back to committee

A scaled-down version of the once-renowned Keene Pumpkin Festival was put on hold Thursday night, when the City Council voted unanimously to reconsider its earlier license approval because of recent “party” chatter on social media surrounding the upcoming event. | … Continue reading

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Keene approves sized-down, child-focused pumpkin festival

By ‘wrong element’ do they mean Keen State College Students? KEENE — A scaled-down, child-focused pumpkin festival is set to take place in Central Square on Oct. 29 from noon to 7 p.m. The idea of bringing back the festival … Continue reading

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Keene City Council to Vote on Bringing Pumpkin Festival Back to Downtown

The Keene City Council will soon decide whether to approve the return of the Pumpkin Festival. At its peak, the festival drew tens of thousands of people to Keene and set world records for the most lit Jack o’ lanterns … Continue reading

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New Pumpkin Festival Proposed for Keene, NH

Let It Shine is seeking city approval of a small-scale Keene Pumpkin Festival. In a letter to the mayor and city council Tuesday, Let It Shine member Timothy Zinn is proposing the festival take place on Sunday, Oct. 29. He … Continue reading

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