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Arts & Living

PETERBOROUGH: Chamber honors dedication, leadership

Monday, March 30, 2015

The Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce’s gala didn’t just celebrate six award-winners. The dinner Thursday in the upper hall of the Town House celebrated those who have dedicated their lives to the region, as well as those who are just beginning to. Sean Ryan, the Chamber of Commerce’s director, reminded the crowd to remember Peterborough’s past and future. “We have … 0

Food: Syrup a-boiling

Monday, March 30, 2015

Local sugar houses gave demonstrations and showed off the bounty of the season Saturday and Sunday … 0

Peterborough: Turning the tables at Aesop’s

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

A new face is in the kitchen at Aesop’s Tables, serving pastries and quiches, and becoming more comfortable at the register. Jon Dunn of Peterborough … 0

Peterborough: Frost Heaves on stage this weekend

Monday, March 23, 2015

Frost Heaves will bring an all-new show to the Peterborough Players theater Friday and Saturday, March 27 and 28. The show will feature McYankees — a new semi-fast food chain, Jack and the Baked Beanstalk, the Police Log, … 0

Keene: Telling stories about place, Saturday

Monday, March 23, 2015

An evening of stories reflecting life in the Monadnock region will be shared at the Historical Society of Cheshire County on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. The Monadnock Conservancy, a land trust for southwestern New Hampshire, host of the event, is especially interested in capturing and sharing the stories … 0

Wilton: ‘Ten Commandments’ silent film shown Sunday

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The 1923 silent film Biblical blockbluster “The Ten Commandments” will be screened at the Town Hall Theater on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. Cecil B. DeMille’s original “The Ten Commandments” was among the first Hollywood films to tackle stories … 0

Jaffrey: Love poems featured for book discussion

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The next title in the Jaffrey Public Library’s monthly book discussion series will be “The Best Loved Poems of the American People” edited by Hazel Felleman. Participants are welcome to bring other poetry books or poems by favorite poets. The discussion will take place on April 6, at … 0

Peterborough: Maple syrup hearth cooking Sat.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

A Hearth Cooking Saturday program celebrating spring and maple sugaring season will be held at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This open house-style program will feature historic recipes using maple syrup that are prepared on the open hearth … 0

Something new to try

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

For the second year in a row, area restaurants are breaking out of the winter blues and encouraging diners to get out and experience what the area has to offer. With the annual springtime restaurant week, which will … 0

Hancock: Cider talk at Library Tuesday night

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The Hancock Town Library hosts “The American Cider Renaissance” with Ben Watson Tuesday at 7 p.m. Americans in huge numbers are discovering the pleasures of alcoholic or “hard” cider, yet few people know much about its rich history … 0

Dublin: Environmental film shown Sat.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The Dublin Community Center will show the film “Tipping Point: The End of Oil” on Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. Deep in Canada’s northern forests, the biggest energy project on the planet is producing as much controversy as oil. Canada’s tar sands is already the largest source … 0

Jaffrey: Preston is Volunteer of Year

Monday, March 23, 2015

The Rev. Emily Preston was recently named the 2014 Volunteer of the Year at the annual Jaffrey Volunteer Dinner and was recognized by the Select Board for her years of volunteer work and service to the town. “I … 0

Swanzey: Rabies shots and microchipping clinic at MHS

Thursday, March 12, 2015

A rabies vaccination and microchipping clinic will be held at the Monadnock Humane Society on April 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the MHS Guinane Training Center. The clinic is offered to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. The cost is $15 per rabies vaccine … 0