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Peterborough: Putting old boards to good use

Monday, July 28, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A newcomer to Peterborough, Craig Zanetta is a photographer and a writer, but also a staunch advocate for recycling, especially when it comes to old buildings. He’s been in town less than a month, but last week he was hard at work in the cottage on the Scott-Farrar Home property on Elm Street, carefully removing pine wainscoting that … 0

Peterborough: Home away from homeland

Monday, July 28, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Earlier this month, Tim and Caitlin Selby met Wetu, a 41/2-year-old Congolese boy, for the first time when the Peterborough couple visited Kinshasha, … 1

Peterborough: Music as message, Sign and symbol

Monday, July 28, 2014

The Unitarian Church in Peterborough was filled with music and movement when Dr. Bill Banfield visited on Sunday. The Berklee College of Music professor and … 0

Jaffrey: Northern Stone concert on common

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Northern Stone, rescheduled from stormy weather July 2, will be performing a free concert at the gazebo on the common Saturday from 6-8 p.m. The concert will included as part of the Riverfest activities, which begins at 10 a.m. The concert will be accompanied by an ice cream … 0

Jaffrey: Film, experiments at the library

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The final film in the summer film series for children will be Disney’s “Journey to the Center of the Earth,” screening Tuesday, July 29, at 1:30 p.m. at the Jaffrey Public Library. All ages are invited to come watch this family adventure film, which is based on the … 0

Dublin: Yoga, Zumba at the Community Center

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Yoga and Zumba classes are now being offered at the Dublin Community Center on Mondays. Ongoing hatha yoga classes are being offered Mondays, from noon to 1 p.m. All levels of yoga experience, including beginners, are welcome. For more information, call the instructor Meenakshi Moses at 563-8094. Zumba … 0

Hancock: Scouts represent the U.S. in Curacao

Thursday, July 17, 2014

It’s that time again! Yes, summertime, but also time for another Boy Scout adventure. First, let me share with you a little about myself. My name is Stephen Baird. I am a 16-year-old Eagle Scout from Hancock who … 0

Peterborough: Walk for cancer seeking volunteers

Monday, July 21, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Ruth Cilley is looking for a special group of people who want to march in October’s parade celebrating the town’s 275th anniversary. A breast cancer survivor herself, Cilley, who lives in Peterborough, wants to gather other women who have dealt with the disease so they can … 0

Jaffrey: The future of health care is on the table

Monday, July 21, 2014

JAFFREY — Dr. David Fairchild, the latest speaker in the Jaffrey Amos Fortune Forum series opened his lecture with a simple question: “How many of you think our health care system is broken?” Across the Jaffrey Meetinghouse, hands … 0

Keene: Old-time children’s games July 31

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Old- Time Children’s Games in the Garden will be held at the Horatio Colony House Museum on July 31, from 2 to 4 p.m. The programs will provide reproductions of 19th century games including rolling hoops, croquet, game of graces, jump rope, bilbo catchers, jacks, marbles, and stick … 0

Jaffrey: Project Shakespeare presenting three plays

Monday, July 21, 2014

Celebrating 20 years, Project Shakespeare will present three productions for their 2014 summer season including a new program for elementary and middle school students. Performances will run from July 24 through Aug. 4 at locations in Jaffrey, Rindge and Peterborough. The mainstage company will present “The Taming of … 0

Wilton/Rindge: A pair of masters

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Jere Osgood sits in his living room. Within sight are several small end tables, a settee, a set of dining chairs and a hutch with the elegant sloping lines that Osgood, a master furniture maker, is known for … 0

Backyard Birder: The songs of Pack Monadnock

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Early Monday morning I headed for Pack Monadnock to climb the auto road. Sure footing on pavement allows maximum attention to the natural world. As hardwoods at the start transition to spruce towards the summit, each elevation zone … 0