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Arts & Living

Thom Fox illustrates ‘The Illustrated Man’ - through music

Thursday, July 30, 2015

“The first concussion cut the rocket up the side with a giant can opener. The men were thrown into space like a dozen wriggling silverfish. They were scattered into a dark sea; and the ship, in a million pieces, went on, a meteor swarm seeking a lost sun.” Thus begins “Kaleidoscope,” a short story in Ray Bradbury’s collection “The Illustrated … 0

DUBLIN: Couple finds hidden pirate treasure

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Natasha Meehan and Billy Pickford of Dublin were canoeing and fishing in Dublin’s Frost Pond last weekend when they stumbled upon an unexpected reward. Nestled … 0

peterborough: Sit, stay, and say thank you?

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Wicked Good Basics Manners Class for Dogs, sponsored by the PRD and Emily Marshall, CPDT-KA, will hold a six-week class, beginning Monday and running from … 0

greenfield: Come ‘Home’ again Friday afternoon

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

On Friday at 3 p.m. in the Wensberg Room at the Stephenson Memorial Library, we will show the movie “HOME”, a new-release PG-rated film about an alien who discovers the meaning of “home.” It features the voices of Jim Parsons, Steve Martin and Rhianna. Free popcorn will be … 0

ConVal: ML

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The Hope for Gus production of an adaptation of Oliver Twist the musical was a smashing success at the Lucy Hurlin Theater at Conval High school. Pictures: 1) Grace Phillips as Mr. Brownlow, Abbey Shumway as Oliver and … 0

VIEWPOINTS: Getting to yes on the budget to save New Hampshire lives

Friday, July 24, 2015

In the preface to the 3rd edition of perennial best-selling book, “Getting to Yes,” the authors reflect on how the connotation of the term “negotiation” has evolved over the past 30 years, since their book was first published. Thirty years ago, “negotiation” had an adversarial connotation. Now, according … 0

LETTER: What do you hope to achieve?

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

To the editor: In the July 23 issue of the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, Larry Jones wrote a disparaging article about a certain Barry Soetoro. I had no idea who Barry was, but was struck by the venomous tone of the letter. I assumed him to be a Monadnock area … 0

Viewpoint: Medicare turns 50: A time for celebration and action

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Fifty years ago today, on July 30, 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Medicare Act into law, a historic and transformative moment when our polity gave expression to America’s highest ideals of inclusion and compassion by providing for a publicly-funded healthcare program for the elderly and the disabled … 0

Letter: In Rindge, we take care of our own

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

To the editor: The Paul “Bubsy” Jones family would like to thank everyone for the wonderful outpouring of support at the Rindge Touch a Truck event June 27. To the many contributors and companies that supplied gifts, thank … 0

Temple: Hitting the highs and lows on historic barn tour

Monday, July 27, 2015

TEMPLE — At the Sartell Farm, young girls lead their half-grown lambs about, while members of the public wander in and out of the weathered barn. At Touchstone Farm, tour-goers eagerly cluster around a paddock while Renaissance Farm … 0

Antrim: Community and art come together at Grapevine

Monday, July 27, 2015

The mural adorning the wall in the entrance hallway of the Grapevine is better than Carol Lunan ever could have imagined. “It’s such a reflection of how our organization works,” said Lunan, the program director at the Grapevine … 0

Peterborough: New England kelp reefs a thing of beauty

Monday, July 27, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Australia and other parts of the world are dominated by beautiful coral reefs, but according to biologist Dr. Jarrett Byrnes, New England coastlines are home to an even more beautiful and interesting form of reef: temperate … 0

Jaffrey: Free field day, backpacks at Jaffjam

Monday, July 27, 2015

The seventh annual Jaffjam will occur Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. at Community Field, offering 250 free backpacks and a free field day. The backpacks will be accompanied by other school supplies and will be given out … 0