Arts & Living

Peterborough: Candlelight vigil for the homeless

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

A candlelight vigil will be held in downtown Peterborough on National Homeless Memorial Day, Sunday, which is also the longest night of the year. The gathering outside the Peterborough Town House from 5:30 to 6 p.m. will remember those in the Monadnock region, the country and throughout the world who have died due to homelessness and hardship. Other vigils are … 0

Rindge: Osimo and Seppala are 2014 Citizens of the Year

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Ronald Osimo has been named Rindge’s Citizen of the Year, and Sharlene Seppala is the Young Citizen of the Year. Both were honored at the … 0

Peterborough: Brenner to retire in October

Thursday, December 18, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Town Administrator Pamela Brenner listed several milestones one can reach in their life, toward the end of the Select Board’s meeting Tuesday. She … 0

Jaffrey: Quilt raffle featured during Project Shakespeare’s ‘Christmas Carol’ run

Monday, December 8, 2014

Project Shakespeare will be holding a holiday raffle during all performances of A Christmas Carol. The grand prize is a homemade quilt by Amanda Ketchersid of Antrim. She describes it as a contemporary throw-size quilt in a Wagon … 0

Peterborough: Camera club members exhibiting at River Center

Monday, December 8, 2014

An exhibit of photographs by members of the Monadnock Camera Club (MCC) is on display at the River Center. The show features photographs of local landscapes, including Mount Monadnock, as well as scenes from Vermont and many of … 0

Keene: ‘Nutcracker’ on stage at the Redfern Arts

Monday, December 8, 2014

MoCo Arts School of Dance will present a production of “The Nutcracker” by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky at the Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College, Dec. 19 through Dec. 21. The performance will feature MoCo Arts dancers, and guest artists Kathleen Breen Combes and Yury Yanowsky, Boston Ballet … 0

Peterborough: Scratching the surface

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

It’s a simple rhyming tale about white puffy clouds turning dark and grey, and a blue sky being eaten up by a fierce and windy storm. There’s no setting. There are no characters — except those brought to … 0

Dispatches from the Glass Museum: Constructing ethereal moments

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Ten years ago, I was playing music a lot: rehearsal three times a week, 75+ shows a year, decent amount of touring. Death To Tyrants had a laboratory of sorts in a basement out in Francestown, where we worked in a circle of speakers and amplifiers, drums, guitars, … 0

Still struggling with Jim Crow

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Molly Lynn Watt’s memoir of her part in our struggles with Jim Crow, “On Wings of Song,” is that rare book of poetry that is a page-turner. I began it about 9:30 and by the time she had … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: WLC names Students of the Month

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative Middle School has named its Students of the Month for September October. Above left are October’s students. Front row from left: sixth-graders Sam Townsend and Sasha Lutz and seventh-grader Mackenzie Hayden; back row, seventh-grader Aidan Rapp … 0

Peterborough: Rodenhiser promoted to bureau commander

Thursday, December 4, 2014

State Fire Marshal J. William Degnan has announced that Deputy State Fire Marshal Keith Rodenhiser has been promoted to bureau commander in charge of the Bureau of Investigations within the Division of Fire Safety Office of the State … 0

Lyndeborough: Winn Mountain wins contract

Thursday, December 4, 2014

When New Hampshire’s first Royal Governor, Benning Wentworth, governor 1741-1767, built his home at Portsmouth in the 1750s, he built his waterfront home from several existing structures. The buildings were all cobbled together, with varying rooflines and with more than 50 windows of different sizes. The historic property, … 0

Peterborough: Community forum is canceled due to weather

Friday, November 21, 2014

The year-end Community Conversations program at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture to create a New Year’s resolution for the community has been canceled due to an impending storm. The event was scheduled to take place today at 7 p.m. Community Conversations forums, a collaboration between the … 0