Arts & Living

Antrim: Ledger-Transcript open house coming

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

We’re building a better newspaper and want to hear from you. Over the next several months, the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript publisher and editors will hold a series of meetings throughout the region. The first will be held at Great Brook Middle School in Antrim on April 30 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and is open to all. We want to … 0

Peterborough: She’s on point

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Most eighth-grade students at South Meadow can’t wait to move onto high school, and experience their first relationships, learn to drive, and stay out late … 0

The legacy of Spider Woman

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

For those of us who followed the cases of Navajo Nation Policemen Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn and his Sergeant Jim Chee, it was with a profound … 0

Keene: Yard sale at Keene church, Saturday

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

A yard and rummage sale will be held at the Keene Unitarian Universalist Church, 69 Washington St., on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. Large items (brass bed frame, dressers, treadmill) will be available as well as glassware, tools, flat-screen TV, bicycles, and possible architectural salvage. To donate … 0

Spice Cupboard: Treat yourself with sweet, smoky spice this spring

Friday, April 17, 2015

Well it is safe to say that spring has finally sprung. Windows are down, lawns are being cleared and the hens are busily laying eggs. It is that time of the year when the garden is ever so … 0

Sustainable steps: Weather takes its toll

Friday, April 17, 2015

Do you remember my February column and the definition of sustainable? In case you didn’t see it or forgot, here it is again: 1. Capable of being sustained. 2. Of, relating to, or being related to harvesting or … 0

Liberty Farm: Woodsy Momma and her band of roosters

Friday, April 17, 2015

With friends like that? As the old saying goes... We got a call asking us if we wanted some free, cute bantam chicks! Once you hear the cute part you know you’re a goner, so home they came … 0

Peterborough: Farmers’ market opening in May

Friday, April 3, 2015

The Fresh Chicks Farmers’ Market will open for the season on the grounds of Monadnock Community Hospital on May 4. The market will be held every Monday except holidays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This year a variety of goods, including plants, produce and homemade products, baked … 0

Temple: Souhegan Lions offer Citizenship Award

Friday, April 3, 2015

The Souhegan Lions Club is offering at least one $500 Citizenship Award to a 2015 graduating high school senior from Temple, New Ipswich, Greenville or Mason. Students do not need to attend a public high school to be eligible. Applications for the Citizenship Award will be reviewed on … 0

Peterborough: Annual roadside pickup this week

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Peterborough’s annual Earth Day roadside litter pick-up starts Thursday. Families, neighbors, school, church and company teams typically adopt a section of road. About 80 of Peterborough’s 90 miles of roads have been adopted by volunteers committed to the annual spring pick-up. All townspeople are encouraged to pick up … 0

MONIFF hits town this weekend

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

A years-long journey to escape war-torn Sudan and find a new home. The struggle to take a game from concept to reality. A deep look into the life of a local martyr. These are some of the subjects … 0

Peterborough: Music and poetry come together

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Alice Fogel – New Hampshire’s poet laureate – listened to Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Goldberg Variations” hundreds of times. She concentrated on the feelings and images the masterpiece evoked. Fogel is sharing the fruits of her labor in “Interval: … 0

Backyard birder: The Earth Day imperative:

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Earth Day is next week. For over a decade, I’ve organized Peterborough’s Earth Day roadside litter pick-up as a Peterborough Conservation Commission project. Other town conservation commissions do the same, but these efforts should not be confused with … 0