Arts & Living

Jaffrey: Talking hawks at Amos Fortune

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

JAFFREY — Hawks are solitary birds, preferring to maintain a territory big enough only for themselves and perhaps a mate. But during their annual migration to the warmer climates, they congregate in the hundreds, filling the skies above mountain ranges, soaring high, looking like nothing more than pepper flakes dotting the sky. Eric Masterson, the land program coordinator and co-chair … 0

Peterborough: Oft-taboo topic of race tackled at Lyceum

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — In intellectual spaces, in areas where the invitation is explicit, we feel comfortable talking about race. But sitting with our neighbors, out in … 0

New Ipswich: Groups raise funds to fight KM pipeline

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Several benefit events will be held this weekend to raise funds for anti-pipeline campaigns, including a motorcycle rally, and a barbecue and music festival at … 0

Viewpoints: Inner completeness an elusive thing

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

I often wonder if the moment has come or yet will be when my perfect book will be written. Then I laugh. It has been said that it is a man’s curse to search for perfection while a woman searches for completeness, but don’t we all share these … 0

Thank You: TEAM Jaffrey thanks fest-goers

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

To the editor: On behalf of TEAM Jaffrey, we’d like to thank the hundreds of area families who came out to enjoy the Riverfest day with us downtown! Whether you rode in our Bikes & Buggies Parade, Zumba’d with us on Main, made your own superhero cape and … 0

Peterborough: Free Nia class at Studio 9247

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Nia technique instructor Lisa Jones is offering a free Nia class on Thursday. The class runs from 8:45 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. and takes place at Studio 9247 on 206 Concord St. Nia is movement that works with … 0

KEENE: Training on copyright law for artists

Friday, August 21, 2015

Arts Alive and The Hannah Grimes Center will host a free artist-to-artist training on copyright law presented by Peter and Kate McGovern. The training will take place Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurs on Roxbury Street. This event is sponsored … 0

Green: Small program, huge impact

Friday, August 21, 2015

As the clock ticks on the Land and Water Conservation Fund, Congress has a chance to save it. You may have not heard of this small, but vital, federal program, but you have surely benefited from it, whether … 0

Antrim: Loveland earns award for lake stewardship

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Robin Loveland, founder, past president (and current member) of the Franklin Pierce Lake Association, was awarded the John F. Morten Award for Exemplary Lakes Stewardship at the association’s annual meeting on Aug. 8. The Morten Award was established … 0

Letters: Lions a shining example

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Lions Club International has received worldwide recognition for its work to improve sight and prevent blindness, following Helen Keller’s request for them to become “knights of the blind in the crusade against darkness.” The Peterborough Lions Club is a shining example of that mantra, thanks to their generous … 0

Letters: Allegations about video are serious

Friday, August 21, 2015

To the editor: Your Aug. 6 editorial attempted to justify the actions of Planned Parenthood and to discredit “deceptively edited” videos. You addressed two concerns raised by the videos. However, you chose to ignore a third, very serious allegation; the “harvesting of a fetus” (manipulating the fetus in … 0

Peterborough: Meg Petersen named Fulbright Scholar

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Meg Petersen, the daughter of Dorothy Peterson of Peterborough and the late Gov. Walter R. Peterson Jr., has been named a Fulbright Scholar for the second time. Petersen, a longtime Plymouth State University English professor, is traveling to the Dominican Republic for a year-long project in teaching writing, … 0

Peterborough: Let’s see a movie

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Fists fly between Ant-Man and his nemesis, Yellowjacket. The unspoken tension between two characters staring at each other across a table. Spoiler alert — a kiss. These are silent moments a visually impaired moviegoer might miss watching the … 0