Arts & Living

Jaffrey: Belletete is Chamber Citizen of Year

Monday, March 2, 2015

Applause filled the Shattuck Golf Club Friday night, as a crowd of over 150 joined to see Jack Belletete accept the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce’s Citizen of the Year award. The president of Belletetes Inc. — one of three award winners that evening — kept his speech light, with anecdotes about his past charitable contributions to the town, including the … 0

Francestown architect on mission to educate over the air waves in Africa

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Before Cameron Leandri, who is originally from Francestown, traveled to Tanzania and Burundi in the spring, the 24-year-old had never dreamed of being a humanitarian … 0

Backyard birder: Signs of spring show up in bird behavior

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Sunday was warm. For the first time in too long the outdoors beckoned and I was restless to be out there. It’s a restlessness that … 0

Jaffrey: ‘She’s the best mom’

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Cynthia Greco was one of 28 parents to be honored at the 8th Annual Unsung Hero Parent Recognition Awards earlier this month. It’s a program that honors parents and caregivers who go above and beyond the call of … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: SnoMoles hold fundraiser Poker Run on Saturday

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The Monadnock SnoMoles are holding their annual Cookout and Poker Run this weekend. On Saturday, starting at 10 a.m., snowmobile riders can register for the Poker Run at 8 Hemlock Ave. in Rindge, on the backside of Lake Contoocook. Vehicles with trailers can park at the Contoocook Public … 0

Working it out: Local actors' workshop keeps the process alive and organic

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

A vibrant arts scene — and in particular, the theater — has been the Peterborough area’s calling card for quite some time now. Community theater is all around, and the summer months abound with professional stagecraft at the … 0

ConVal: Fireworks display is back for July 2015

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — After the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce was forced two years ago to cancel the Fourth of July fireworks display at the high school, the ConVal School Board is allowing the chamber to bring back this tradition. Except now, the crowd will have to watch the … 0

Jaffrey: Paintings displaying at JCC

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Oil paintings by Bill Schofield will be on display in the first-floor display cases at the Jaffrey Civic Center through March 12. At the age of 66 after his semi-retirement from Residential Resources Inc. in 2008, Schofield decided to paint for the first time. He has studied with … 0

Peterborough: Writers’ group meets Sat.

Monday, February 16, 2015

The Monadnock Writers’ Group will hold its monthly meeting on Saturday, Feb. 21, in the downstairs meeting room at the Peterborough Town Library. The featured speaker will be B. Eugene McCarthy. He will discuss his book “Sound Ideas: Hearing and Speaking Poetry,” which he co-authored with Fran Quinn. … 0

Keene: Author to talk about his Civil War book

Monday, February 16, 2015

New Hampshire author William Marvel will visit the Historical Society of Cheshire County on Monday, at 7 p.m. for the release of his book, “An End to Innocence: Cheshire County Faces the Civil War.” Marvel’s book, which has been published by the Historical Society, combines fine research and … 0

Nelson: Miller trio performing Friday

Monday, February 16, 2015

The Rodney Miller Trio presents a concert of music rooted in tradition in the Nelson Town Hall on Friday at 8 p.m. Individually these musicians, Rodney Miller on fiddle, David Surette on guitar, mandolin and bouzouki, and Gordon … 0

Keene: Family music show at KSC

Monday, February 16, 2015

Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys will return to the Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College for a family show on Feb. 28, at 11 a.m. The band will perform well-known children’s favorites along with new songs … 0

Peterborough: Heritage exhibit closing

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

A closing reception for the Heritage Commission photography exhibit will be held at the Peterborough Town House on March 6, at 6 p.m. in appreciation for the photographers who participated in the exhibit. “Heritage — Interpretations by the Camerata” included 13 original photographs representing a broad and creative … 0