Arts & Living

Peterborough: Lowry speaks at Lyceum

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Lois Lowry’s children’s books, such as “The Giver” and “Number The Stars,” are famous in many elementary and middle schools, and infamous in others, for subtly addressing grown up subjects like racism, anti-authoritarianism, murder and the Holocaust. The wide-reaching and complex subject matters Lowry explores, in addition to her being an award-winning writer, prompted the Monadnock Summer Lyceum to ask … 0

Hancock: Photo exhibit at library Saturday

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

An exhibit of works by hobbyist photographer Chris Ingalls of Hancock will be on display in the Daniels Room of the Hancock Town Library beginning … 0

Sharon: A dream in the making

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Walk around the back of the Sharon Arts Center building, and you will see the culmination of years worth of organizing and fundraising, rising from … 0

Greenfield: Folksoul Music Fest Sunday

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Fred Simmons and Leslie Vogel will be opening their grounds on Sunday from 11:30 a.m. until dusk for the fifth annual Folksoul Music Festival at the outdoor stage and meadow on the corner of Driscoll and Mountain roads. … 0

Jaffrey: Off the Wall fundraiser Monday

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The Jaffrey Civic Center will be holding the fundraiser “Off The Wall” on Monday, Aug. 18, with doors opening at 6 p.m. The event will begin with a briefing on procedure with refreshments on the first floor. At 6:30 p.m. everyone will go upstairs where more than 200 … 0

Beverly, Mass.: Art show by Jaffrey native is on display

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Beverly Bank is hosting an exhibit of original artwork by Montserrat College of Art graduate Morgan Dyer. A painter based out of Beverly, Mass., and originally from Jaffrey, Dyer has continued her focus on abstract landscapes since her … 0

Wilton: Recalling the magic of Wilton Old Home Days

Monday, August 11, 2014

As a kid, it just seemed to me that Old Home Days was always there, magically appearing every five years just for my enjoyment. As an adult I have had the privilege of discovering how the magic happens. … 0

Wilton’s silent policeman: The Main Street ‘dummy’

Monday, August 11, 2014

Wilton’s “dummy” stands alone at the westerly end of Main Street, performing silent duty of an obscure nature. It blinks yellow from two directions, red from another. It seems a bit like a traffic light, but not completely. … 0

Wilton: Uncovering the rarely told secrets of Wilton history

Monday, August 11, 2014

Wilton, like most New Hampshire hill towns, has a past that encapsulates many different eras of change and growth. Old Home Days is a great time to remember how fortunate we are that a great deal of our … 0

Wilton: First church, first minister

Monday, August 11, 2014

The Unitarian Congregational Church in Wilton Center is the oldest church in town, and it all started with the town’s first settled minister, the Rev. Jonathan Livermore, in 1763, a few short decades after the town was settled. … 0

Wilton: The importance of the mill

Monday, August 11, 2014

Mills are the backbone of a country, an economic anchor for a state’s financial ship, and the glue holding communities together. A bold statement you may say, but try to imagine life without them, without the millions of … 0

Wilton: Old Home Days 2014

Monday, August 11, 2014

Saturday, August 16 10 a.m. BMX Bike Show 11 a.m. Children’s Parade 12-2:15 p.m. “CHIP” (Chilren ID Progra.m.) 1 p.m. Battle of the Badges Softball Game (Police vs. Firemen, 4th Annual) at Carnival Hill 2:20 p.m. BMX Bike SHow 4 p.m. Dog Parade and Agility 4 p.m. Start … 0

Jaffrey: A day at the fair

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

JAFFREY — Residents gather at the Meetinghouse and First Church in Jaffrey on Wednesday afternoon for the 98th Annual First Church in Jaffrey Fair. Half of the proceeds of the fair go to support the church, and the … 1