Arts & Living

Peterborough: Candlelight vigil for the homeless

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

A candlelight vigil will be held in downtown Peterborough on National Homeless Memorial Day, Sunday, which is also the longest night of the year. The gathering outside the Peterborough Town House from 5:30 to 6 p.m. will remember those in the Monadnock region, the country and throughout the world who have died due to homelessness and hardship. Other vigils are … 0

Rindge: Osimo and Seppala are 2014 Citizens of the Year

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Ronald Osimo has been named Rindge’s Citizen of the Year, and Sharlene Seppala is the Young Citizen of the Year. Both were honored at the … 0

Peterborough: Brenner to retire in October

Thursday, December 18, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Town Administrator Pamela Brenner listed several milestones one can reach in their life, toward the end of the Select Board’s meeting Tuesday. She … 0

Starting From Scratch: Chickens have personalities, too

Friday, December 12, 2014

It may seem surprising, but chickens have personalities. Over the course of the four years that we have owned and operated Oxbow Farm here in Dublin, we have seen our fair share of chickens with a little bit … 0

Nutritional Health: Slow down and settle in

Friday, December 12, 2014

Have you noticed it? We are mere days away from the shortest, darkest day of the year. The skies have been overcast. Rain, snow, and ice have quickly become the foreseeable landscape and yet, at this time of … 0

Peterborough: Scratching the surface

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

It’s a simple rhyming tale about white puffy clouds turning dark and grey, and a blue sky being eaten up by a fierce and windy storm. There’s no setting. There are no characters — except those brought to … 0

Peterborough: ‘Up, up and away!’ theme for 2015 Children and Arts

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Children and the Arts has announced the theme for the 2015 festival — “Up, Up, and Away!” The annual festival will be held downtown on May 16, 2015. Children and the Arts acts as a venue for many … 0

Keene: Shelter announces holiday auction

Monday, November 24, 2014

The first annual Holiday Auction to benefit the work of Hundred Nights Shelter will be held Dec. 13 at the Hellenic Hall, St. George Greek Orthodox Church, West Street, Keene. A preview of available items, registration and the silent auction will begin at 10 a.m.; live bidding begins … 0

Peterborough/Bennington: Local painter opens new show

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Bennington artist Jerome Varnum opened a show of his acrylic paintings at Studio-9247 in Peterborough Saturday. Varnum, a house painter by trade, joked that he “learned how to do this by painting clapboards.” At right, one of Varnum’s … 0

Peterborough: Oil landscape studies on display

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Artist Joan Barrows of Peterborough has an exhibit of oil paintings showing at Aesop’s Tables and Events in downtown Peterborough through the month of December. The paintings are a series of salt marsh studies in oil on watercolor … 0

Peterborough: Treat Goods celebrates Sato Heart Rescue dogs

Monday, December 8, 2014

Treat Goods is hosting a weekend-long celebration of Sato dogs, their rescue and the stories of their survival. Sato Heart Rescue will be at the shop with a Sato rescue dog on Saturday, Dec. 13, and Sunday, Dec. 14, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sato Heart Rescue … 0

PEterborough: Monadnock Chorus performs this weekend

Monday, December 8, 2014

The Monadnock Chorus will present a concert entitled “Tidings of Joy” at the Peterborough Town House on Saturday at 3 p.m. and Sunday at 7:30 p.m. The concert will feature chamber orchestra and vocal soloists Amy Knight, soprano, … 0