Arts & Living

Ideas taking flight

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Penguins cannot fly. Too bad no one told that little fact the hero of Peterborough author and illustrator Lita Judge’s latest children’s book. Armed with a pair of bright red flight goggles and the soul of an eagle, this little penguin is determined to succeed at flight school along with all the other birds. “Flight School” is the latest children’s … 0

Backyard Birder: Bogsucker and the blues

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Over the years, I have written about the Fremont conservation land in Peterborough a lot. I like to quote Janet Altobello, teacher-naturalist at the Harris … 0

Peterborough: Greenerborough at the 7-year mark

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Alpacas, goats and cattle will return to the open field behind the Peterborough Town House, the patio in front of the building will … 0

Hopping right in to some Easter fun

Monday, April 21, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A crowd of excited children gathered at Adam’s Playground on Saturday morning to scout for eggs and greet the Easter Bunny. … 0

Keene: Vernal pool stroll planned for April 23

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

A vernal pool stroll will be held at the Horatio Colony Nature Preserve on Wednesday from 1 to 3 p.m. Every spring, small depressions in the northern forest floor come to life, filling with rain, melting snow, and eventually, salamander and frog eggs. Brett Amy Thelen of the … 0

Peterborough: Healing martial arts classes run Mondays

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Nia Technique classes are being held in the Community Room at the Nubanusit Neighborhood & Farm on Mondays from noon to 1 p.m. Nia blends the power and precision of the martial arts, the grace and expression of the dance arts, and the support and centering qualities of … 0

Jaffrey: Burn permits now required

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Effective immediately, written burn permits are required in the town of Jaffrey for all open outside burning. Burning permits will be issued based on the predicted fire danger classification, local weather conditions and at the discretion of the fire officer/forest fire warden. To obtain a burn permit, contact … 0

Antrim: Learning Vine preschool enrolling for fall semester

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The Learning Vine, The Grapevine’s preschool, is enrolling new students for the 2014-15 school year. The program, for children ages 4 to 5 years, offers parents the option to drop off their child as well as the parent cooperative option, where parents stay on site and are active … 0

Peterborough: Moose on the loose

Monday, April 21, 2014

A moose made a visit to the backyard of the Sand Hill Road home of Jim Adams of Peterborough on Monday. … 0

Jaffrey: St. Pierre named volunteer of the year

Monday, April 21, 2014

The Selectmens’ Volunteer of the Year Award for 2013 was presented to Paul St. Pierre at the Jaffrey Selectmens’ annual Volunteer Dinner in March for his significant efforts serving the Town of Jaffrey. St. Pierre’s passion for genealogy … 0

Concord: Matching LCHIP grants available

Monday, April 21, 2014

The Board of Directors of the New Hampshire Land and Community Heritage Investment Program has announced the availability of grants for land conservation and historic preservation projects. Requests for funding are due on June 27. The Grant Round 13 application form will be available on the LCHIP website … 0

Peterborough: GET YOUR BIDS IN

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

It’s time to dust off your virtual bidding paddle and prepare for the annual Peterborough Chamber of Commerce’s online art auction, featuring paintings, photographs and sculpture from artists around the region and beyond. This Friday, potential buyers will … 0

State: Rindge student semi finalist in letter contest

Monday, April 14, 2014

Cynthia Kectic of Rindge was named a semi-finalist for the 2014 Letters about Literature competition. Kectic’s letter was one of 47 selected out of 560 received from N.H. students by the Center for the Book at the New Hampshire State Library, the sponsor of the competition. Winning letters … 0