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Peterborough: Turning the tables at Aesop’s

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

A new face is in the kitchen at Aesop’s Tables, serving pastries and quiches, and becoming more comfortable at the register. Jon Dunn of Peterborough is the new owner of the cafe inside the Toadstool Bookshop. Dunn is finalizing the purchase of Aesop’s from Allison Fredericks. He hopes to gradually make the hangout his own. “I’m trying to pique (customers’) … 0

Peterborough: Trumpet offering art course

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Trumpet, the fine arts and idea gallery, is kicking off spring with many new artists and pieces throughout the gallery. New artists are always welcome. … 0

Dublin School: ‘Chicken Soup for the Existentialist’s Soul’

Thursday, March 12, 2015

My head felt like a bowling ball and my voice sounded like a congested muppet. Luckily for me, my mom was armed and ready with … 0

Peterborough: Town Democrats to caucus Wednesday

Friday, March 20, 2015

The Peterborough Democrats will caucus at the Community Center on Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. There will be an update on happenings in Concord from representatives Peter Leishman and Ivy Vann. Any change in officers and delegates will be made and plans for the future will be entertained. Decaf … 0

Jaffrey: Chamber student award seeking nominees

Friday, March 20, 2015

The Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce Student Citizenship Award, presented annually by the Chamber to that graduating senior who best demonstrates the Chamber’s objective of betterment for the community. The characteristics for selection include, but are not limited to, community … 0

Jaffrey: Boy Scout spaghetti dinner Saturday

Friday, March 20, 2015

Jaffrey Boy Scout Troop 33 will be holding their Spring Spaghetti Supper on Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall on Webster Street in Jaffrey. The menu includes spaghetti with homemade sauce, tossed salad, the Troop’s famous garlic bread, dessert and assorted beverages. Tickets … 0

Antrim: Grandparents group starting at Grapevine

Friday, March 20, 2015

Grandparents Parenting Grandchildren meets Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at The Grapevine. Nationwide some 2.5 million grandparents are parenting their grandchildren Grandparents are invited to join parenting educator Carol Lunan M.Ed for brunch and a discussion to learn about some of the resources and supports available. This … 0

Peterborough: This pig could be your pen pal

Friday, March 20, 2015

David Flemming of Peterborough sent us this photo of his next-door neighbor’s mailbox peeking out of the rapidly thinning snowbank. ”This little piggie says, ‘Bye Winter,’ Flemming wrote. … 0

Peterborough: Apply for ‘Campership’

Friday, March 20, 2015

The Peterborough Woman’s Club is entering its ninth year of awarding a Campership to young girls in the Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains Council in the Contoocook Valley School District, in the towns of Antrim, Bennington, Dublin, Francestown, Greenfield, Hancock, Peterborough, Sharon and Temple. One … 0

Jaffrey: Putting in work

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

When Laura Howard of Jaffrey, a junior at Conant High School, first tried out as a trumpet player for New Hampshire’s All-State Band two years ago, she nonchalantly prepared for the audition. She received the audition music in … 0

Backyard birder: In the footsteps of moose

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Yet again the weather was iffy, only this time instead of frigid cold the forecast was for sleety wet. There was thought of postponing the hike a third time. At least I had that thought. But the Harris … 0

ConVal: Black Fly Story Hour comes to ConVal Saturday

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

This Saturday at ConVal in the Lucy Hurlin Theatre, The Black Fly Story Hour will showcase the unwritten stories of a dozen community members of all ages. They will take the stage to orate stories during a one-of-a-kind live experience, open to all community members. While the event … 0

PEterborough: Modern day illuminated book on display at library

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

For the past two decades, Peterborough resident Cornelius Bull has been researching, writing, and illustrating a modern day illuminated book. A small selection of that work is on view in the Art Corner at the Peterborough Town Library. The work entitled, “Ganesha’s Mouse — An Illuminated Pilgrimage into … 0