Arts & Living

Hancock: Their service is marked by a flag

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

On the eve of battle, Harlan Knight, who died of wounds sustained in the battle of Fredericksburg, had a premonition. He turned to his older brother, Samuel, and told him that, if he were to be hit, it would be on the left side. Harlan and his older brother, Samuel, who was called Gardner, enlisted in the Sixth New Hampshire … 0

Wilton: Search is on for family’s lost dog

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

WILTON — One moment, the Ormistons’ dog, Teddy Bear, was on their porch while the family enjoyed a Sunday breakfast. The next, the Boxer/Border collie … 0

Peterborough: Talk on connection of art, science, today

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

A discussion and visual presentation entitled “Are Art & Science Connected?” will be offered at the Sharon Arts Center gallery today, from noon to 1:30 … 0

Keene: Jazz quartet performing at KSC

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Saxophonist Scott Mullett and his jazz quartet will perform a special concert with classical jazz singer Rebecca Holtz at the Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College on June 1, at 7:30 p.m. The performance will herald the … 0

Jaffrey: New Ipswich artists represented in show

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

An exhibit of works by the New Ipswich Artists League, “New Ipswich Sampler,” will be on display in the first-floor Auditorium Gallery beginning May 29. League members showing their works are Steve Brosque, Roland Coates, Carol Culhane, Debra … 0

Peterborough: MacDowell gets $200,000 gift

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

An anonymous donors has given the MacDowell Colony $200,000 to fund an annual residency of up to two months at colony. The new fellowship honors literary agent Charlotte Sheedy and will be awarded to writers representing populations across racial and cultural boundaries. In announcing the Charlotte Sheedy Fellowship … 0

Peterborough: Beatrix Potter presentation tonight

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Today at 7 p.m., the Mariposa Museum will host the illustrated talk,Beatrix Potter: A Woman Ahead of Her Time, by Betsy Bray. Beatrix Potter is one of the heroes being celebrated by the Mariposa Museum in connection with its exhibit, Renewing Energies: Fairy Tales, Heroes, and the Wisdom … 0

Peterborough: College grad to explore love affair with wool

Monday, May 18, 2015

Imagine your early-20s self receiving a $30,000 grant to travel anywhere in the world for a year to find yourself. Come August, Annie Trowbridge won’t have to imagine. The Peterborough native and ConVal alumnus will be a Thomas … 0

New Ipswich: Remembering our veterans

Monday, May 18, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — There was a big turnout for the town’s morning Memorial Day parade and observance in the South Cemetery in Smithville village on Sunday. The parade included the American Legion Post 13 Rifle Squad, multiple veterans, … 0

Rindge: Pajama storytime at Rindge library

Friday, May 8, 2015

Children and their parents are invited to attend “Pajama Storytime” on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Come listen to some great bedtime stories. The program is for children in pre-K through grade 5. Pajamas and teddy bears are optional. For more information call 899-3303. … 0

Greenfield: Boat ramp closed for work

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The public boat ramp facility at Otter Lake in Greenfield closed Monday for repairs and improvements. The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department will rebuild the ramp using its precast-concrete plank design. In addition, an enlarged parking area for eight trailer-parking spaces, including one for recreationists with disabilities, … 0

‘March Against Monsanto’ planned

Friday, May 15, 2015

On Saturday people in 38 countries across the globe will gather as part of a world-wide “March Against Monsanto.” In New Hampshire, marches will take place at the state house in Concord at 11 a.m., in Rochester in the center of town at 2 p.m., in Littleton in … 0

Peterborough: Rosaly’s offers non-traditional CSA

Friday, May 15, 2015

Many small farms offer community supported agriculture shares or memberships as a way to market their products, and to create a revenue stream at a time when money is flowing out of farmers’ hands and nothing is coming in. CSA members prepay for a season’s worth of farm … 0