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February 11, 2014

Explosion at N.H. ball bearings plant injures 15

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PETERBOROUGH, N.H. —

Two of the 15 people who were treated at Monadnock Community Hospital later were flown to other hospitals, spokeswoman Laura Gingras said, and the rest were released by Monday night.

Peterborough, besides inspiring “Our Town,” a Pulitzer Prize-winning play first performed in 1938, is home to the MacDowell Colony, a prestigious retreat for artists, writers and composers. Wilder based the fictional town of Grover’s Corners on Peterborough, where he often spent his summers.

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