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

Sharon: Cardboard boxes hold town treasure

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

An advertisement for an 1894 auction. A handwritten tally of a 19th-century election. The barrel of a rusted pistol. These are some of the treasures the all-volunteer Records Management Committee have found in the last three years as … 0

Peterborough: Former Gov. Lynch to speak at forum

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Former New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch will be the speaker at the Walter Peterson Forum for Civil Discourse on June 9 in Bass Hall at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture in Peterborough. Since concluding a historic … 0

Peterborough: Cadwell to discuss India at Grange

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Andrea Cadwell will give a presentation of her recent travel to India at the Peterborough Grange meeting Friday at the Shieling Forest common building on Old Street Road. Cadwell, a Grange member, will discuss her longtime agricultural involvement and work with Vendana Shiva and her ongoing efforts working … 0

Hancock/Peterborough: Dances with octopuses

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The first time Sy Montgomery met an octopus, she got up close and personal. “They say different kinds of minds make the world more interesting,” said Montgomery, who lives in Hancock and writes books on animals for both … 0

Backyard birder: So much depends upon encounters in the backyard

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

I wandered out early Monday to see what the backyard would deliver. A lot, it turned out. The robin I heard out the bedroom window had quieted down. Robin males start and finish early. First surprise was the … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: Rotary honors two students

Friday, April 24, 2015

Jaffrey-Rindge Rotary Club honored 2 students in the month of April: MacKenzie Seppala from Victory High School in Jaffrey and Jacob Bump from The Heritage Christian School. These two young men were highly recommended by the teachers and … 0

Peterborough/Wilton: Home Healthcare offers foot clinics

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services is offering foot care clinics to residents of all area towns. A nurse will be on hand to offer basic foot care. There is a $20 charge for foot care services. Appointments are necessary and can be made by calling 1-800-541-4145, ext. … 0

Peterborough: Farmer Rosaly Bass to speak in Nashua

Friday, May 8, 2015

Peterborough organic farmer Rosaly Bass will discuss her book “ORGANIC! — a Gardener’s Handbook” and answer questions on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at Albee Phillips Kitchen & Bath Specialists, 83 West Pearl St., Nashua. Bass was named Gardener … 0

Hancock: Learn about ‘The Soul of an Octopus’

Friday, May 8, 2015

Hancock author Sy Montgomery will be at the Harris Center for Conservation Education to talk about her latest research on the Pacific octopus on Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. In researching her latest book, “The Soul of … 0

Peterborough: Scouts help out Foley family

Friday, May 8, 2015

Boy Scout Troop 8 was part of a large outpouring of community spirit on May 2 to benefit Patrick and Lisa Foley, residents of Peterborough who were in a car accident while vacationing in Florida in February. The … 0