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Jaffrey / Peterborough: 100+ group donates to area shelter

Sunday, January 31, 2016

On Jan. 28, the local chapter of 100+ Women Who Care raised an estimated $7,350 in one hour for Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter. The group, which has a membership of 164, 17 of whom joined this month, met at the Monadnock Country Club in Peterborough. Of three local nonprofit organizations nominated, Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter (presented by Sharon Bailly), earned …

Rindge: Welcome Table supper Feb. 22

Monday, January 25, 2016

The next Welcome Table Community Supper will be held Feb. 22, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Rindge Meeting House. The menu will include …

Peterborough: Meals on Wheels at Community Center

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Meals on Wheels, sponsored by the Peterborough Recreation Department and St. Joseph Community Service, will be offered at the Peterborough Community Center, located at 25 …

February programs at Cheshire Museum

Monday, February 8, 2016

The following events take place in February at the Cheshire Children’s Museum Saturday and Sunday, 12-2 p.m. Share cocoa and make snowman crafts with someone you love. ∎ Feb. 16-27. Eric Carle’s Vacation Week Extravaganza with the walk through book “The Mixed Up Chameleon,” paper painting workshops and make …

Jaffrey: Looking for a sign?

Monday, February 8, 2016

Martha Dawson will host “Dinner with a Psychic” Monday at 7 p.m. at Sunflowers Restaurant, 21 Main St. The topic for the evening will be “It’s in the Cards!” Dawson will discuss the use of oracle cards to communicate with spirit guides, raise awareness to opportunities on our …

Jaffrey: Friendly Meals set for Feb. 18

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Jaffrey Friendly Meals for seniors will be held on Feb. 18 at the VFW Post on Hathorn Road in Jaffrey. The Friendly Meal will be served at noon. The menu will be Yankee pot roast with gravy, rosemary potatoes, carrots and strawberry shortcake for dessert. A Nurse …

Jaffrey: Going, going, gone

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Fourteen years ago, when Cyndy Burgess and Cynthia Ingraham pitched the idea for the inaugural Monadnock Arts Auction, it was met with extreme skepticism. There was a void to be filled, with the longstanding Peterborough arts auction defunct, …

Peterborough: College honors Bass’ gardening work

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Rosaly Bass is being honored for her life’s work as an organic farmer by Wells College in Aurora, New York, her alma mater. Bass has been selected to receive the Wells College Alumnae and Alumni Award for 2016. …

Donations would fund theater

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — The undertaking to build a larger theater at ConVal High School won’t appear on the warrant until 2017. And, the Fill the Void organization doesn’t want construction to cost the district a cent. Bob Edwards, vice …

Backyard birder: The Birder migrates south to Cuba

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Carl and I are back from a week birding in Cuba, and I will write about wonderful Cuban birds but making sense of Cuba the country has me so puzzled. A week before we left, a New York …

Peterborough: Irreverent, improvisational pipeline play draws big crowd

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The Unitarian Universalist Church in Peterborough was packed to the gills Saturday night by theater fans and pipeline pessimists eager to see what the hubbub was all about. It was obvious what the Holy Smokes Theatre group was …

Peterborough: Fire chief visits seniors

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Nominations sought for preservation awards

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The New Hampshire Preservation Alliance is seeking nominations for its annual Preservation Achievement Awards. The awards recognize individuals, organizations, or businesses in the categories of restoration and stewardship, rehabilitation and adaptive use, compatible new construction, public policy, and educational and planning initiatives. The deadline for submissions is March …