Arts & Living

Temple: Hitting the highs and lows on historic barn tour

Monday, July 27, 2015

TEMPLE — At the Sartell Farm, young girls lead their half-grown lambs about, while members of the public wander in and out of the weathered barn. At Touchstone Farm, tour-goers eagerly cluster around a paddock while Renaissance Farm shows off the horseback acrobatics they practice at the farm. At one of the three stops related to the Connolly Brothers Dairy … 0

Antrim: Community and art come together at Grapevine

Monday, July 27, 2015

The mural adorning the wall in the entrance hallway of the Grapevine is better than Carol Lunan ever could have imagined. “It’s such a reflection … 0

Peterborough: New England kelp reefs a thing of beauty

Monday, July 27, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Australia and other parts of the world are dominated by beautiful coral reefs, but according to biologist Dr. Jarrett Byrnes, New England coastlines … 0

Jaffrey: Free field day, backpacks at Jaffjam

Monday, July 27, 2015

The seventh annual Jaffjam will occur Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. at Community Field, offering 250 free backpacks and a free field day. The backpacks will be accompanied by other school supplies and will be given out … 0

Jaffrey: Love of storytelling drives Eaton

Monday, July 27, 2015

JAFFREY — A question-and-answer with the longtime executive producer of PBS’s Masterpiece Theatre offered three generations of fans the opportunity to reminisce on their favorite shows in the program’s 45-year history, from the 1971 series, “Upstairs, Downstairs” to … 0


Tuesday, July 21, 2015

DAR meeting Susan Peterson from 100+ Women Who Care in Peterborough was the speaker at the monthly meeting of the Mary Varnum Platts-Peterborough Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Peterson shared the history of the group … 0

manchester: Make-A-Wish, state police form alliance

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Make-A-Wish New Hampshire and the New Hampshire Association of Chiefs of Police have formed a new alliance. In a concentrated effort to better serve the children of New Hampshire, the N.H. Association of Chiefs of Police will be able to help identify children who may be eligible for … 0

Jaffrey: Church preps for Aug. fair

Thursday, July 23, 2015

The First Church in Jaffrey will hold its annual fair Aug. 5 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. First Church’s Woman’s Society, which started in 1815 as a book club, held the first fair in 1886. After 1916, … 0


Monday, July 27, 2015

Rev. Deborah Hill, former pastor of the First Church in Jaffrey who spearheaded the creation of the labyrinth in 2005, and Rev. Susan Tarolli, who championed its restoration, lead members and friends in a dedication ceremony on Sunday … 0

Dublin: Carrying on

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The Walden School resembles any other summer camp. The 59 campers, hailing from all over the world, play outside, eat second helpings of Reuben sandwiches and ice cream, and apply layers of sunscreen and bug spray. Yet, these … 0

Wilton: Police say missing girl is home safe

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

A teenager who hadn’t been seen since Monday night is now home safe with her family, according to the Wilton Police Department. Nicole Flanagan, 14, of Wilton, was last seen at 11 p.m. on Monday. Police posted a … 0

New Ipswich: Taking a dip at Rec. Dept. pool day

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — The New Ipswich Recreation Department Playground Program’s participants enjoyed some fun at Memorial Park on Tuesday, with crafts, games, a dip in the Town Pool and run of the playground. The Recreation Department is still … 0

backyard birder: A plea for vigilance: the dog-strangling vine is here

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

This column last time had a sub-headline probably tacked on during page layout to fill some space. I was not the author! Here it is: “Midsummer means birds of all species are taking to the skies with song.” … 0