Arts & Living

Peterborough: 100 years at the movies

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

It is the woman in her 80s that refuses to pay the discounted seniors’ price, because she’s not old yet. It’s the woman that marched into the theater one Superbowl Sunday, when the theater was empty, and declared she was not going to watch one more minute of football, and didn’t care what was showing. It’s the people that remember … 0

Peterborough: ‘All in Good Fun’ tackles tough topics at Players

Monday, September 8, 2014

The voice of one crying out in the wilderness. That, the Dartmouth College motto, is embodied by “All In Good Fun” creator, writer and star … 0

Peterborough: Library storytime starts Sept. 30

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The Peterborough Town Library will begin their fall storytime series on Sept. 30. Three weekly storytimes for different age groups will be offered for six … 0

Milford: Reading of ‘The Devil and the Detective’

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

A staged reading of “The Devil and the Detective” by Kevin Barret will be presented by the Milford Area Players at the Amato Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Sept. 27, at 7:30 p.m. The year is 1892 and the famous Detective Coombs has been summoned to … 0

Peterborough: Interim directors will lead the Monadnock Chorus this season

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The Monadnock Chorus comes to its new season during an interval of change. Three interim artistic directors will take the helm while the search for a permanent artistic director begins. For the fall 2014 season culminating in two December concerts, Dr. Matthew Leese will direct the chorus. In … 0

Peterborough: Downton Abbey tea this Sunday

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

A Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea fundraiser will be hosted by the Union Congregational Church on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. Maids and footmen will serve tea sandwiches, scones with jam and Devonshire cream, and sweets ranging from lemon tarts to “Victoria sandwiches,” a sponge cake that was … 0

Antrim: Baked beans and apple pie

Monday, September 15, 2014

Tenney’s Farm was buzzing with activity on Sunday afternoon. Volunteers set up a long table with trays, to fill with barbecue-style fixings. Off to one side, racks and racks of chicken slow roast, sending the smell of cooking … 0

Short story: The fog that surrounds; or, BooBoo

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

He was a professional taxidermist, headed out to Colorado or Montana or one of those vast expanses where people had a more pressing need to stuff the big game they’d killed. Work was good out there, he said, … 0

Wilton: Meal with local food

Monday, September 15, 2014

If there’s anything that brings people together, it’s food. And this month the Wilton Community Center has a great event for everyone who appreciates a high-quality meal and who wants to support the Community Center as well as local agriculture. In a departure from its regular schedule of … 0

Sustainable Steps: Getting back to basics

Monday, September 15, 2014

Getting back to basics At the time that I started farming it was not “in” to buy local. Folks were in their comfort zone of buying “clean” and properly inspected and packaged food from grocery stores. As we have come to understand what is truly behind our governments … 0

Nutritional HEalth: Staving off those winter blues

Monday, September 15, 2014

Happy Autumn! At this time of year, apples and pumpkins are everywhere, the leaves changing color here in New England are stunning. There is a shift in temperature and the days get shorter. If this is a signal to you that you will be feeling the “winter blues” … 0

Sustainable steps: ‘Three months, three weeks and three days’

Monday, September 15, 2014

You will all be pleased to know that this month I am writing about a success! Usually I am recalling an event that caused much embarrassment, sickness, or even death, the former to me, and the latter two … 0

Jaffrey: Coalition launches free community suppers

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Sept. 18 kicks off a new tradition of free community suppers sponsored by a coalition of local nonprofit groups. Held at the Parish Hall of the United Church of Jaffrey at 54 Main St., the meal will begin … 0