Arts & Living

Rindge: Skateboard competition returns

Monday, October 20, 2014

RINDGE — A defunct skateboarding event once held by Franklin Pierce University will be resurrected, after the Select Board gave approval on Wednesday for a portion of Mountain Road to be shut down for a short time on Thursday to allow for a slalom competition. On Wednesday, Doug Carty, the director of campus recreation at Franklin Pierce University appeared before … 0

Starting From Scratch: All good things must come to an end

Friday, October 17, 2014

If I had to summarize the activities at Oxbow Farm over the past few months, I would use the old adage, “All good things must … 0

Rindge: Rams hold ‘Turkey for a Vet’ program

Thursday, October 9, 2014

As Veterans Day starts to approach in November we all think of the great men and women that proudly served the United States. The RAMS … 0

Portsmouth: NH Furniture Masters holding gala

Monday, October 6, 2014

The N.H. Furniture Masters will be holding their grand gala at the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel on Sunday. Furniture Master William Thomas of Rindge will be among the participants. Public viewing of the exhibit will be from noon … 0

Keene: Rood sings Gilligan at Redfern Center

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Guest artist Margot Rood, soprano, will be performing the works of Dr. Heather Gilligan at the Redfern Arts Center at Keene State Collee on Wednesday, Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m. A new work for soprano and cello by Gilligan will be premiered during the concert. Tickets are $10 … 0

Peterborough: Paintings, Boy Scout memorabilia at library

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Artworks by Ann Howe are being featured in the Art Corner of the Peterborough Town Library for the month of October. Howe, an award-winning artist, enjoys portraying landscapes, farm animals, portraits, and country scenes and exhibits her art in the New England area, recently shown at the Commonwealth … 0

American Revolution: The story of Our Town

Monday, October 6, 2014

No one knows exactly when Thomas Morison arrived in what is now the town of Peterborough. But Morison, a Scots-Irish immigrant, purchased a tract of land shortly after a group of Concord, Mass., investors secured a land grant … 0

MAKER FAIRE: Life’s What you make it

Saturday, October 4, 2014

A burst pipe in the Guernsey Building forced the open house into the Town Hall, but there was still plenty to see. Above: Scott Lumsden of Lyndeborough shows off his transistor radio, which he converted to sync via … 0

Antrim: Strumming in the rain

Monday, October 6, 2014

ANTRIM — The Ukulele Society of Antrim is having fun. Dressed in matching white shirts and casual jeans, the group strums their four-stringed instruments, getting bouncy for “Build Me Up, Buttercup” and the Beach Boys classic “Barbara Ann,” … 0

Swanzey: Humane Society staff: Board should step aside

Monday, October 6, 2014

An overwhelming majority of the Monadnock Humane Society’s staff is calling for the Board of Directors to step aside and for Michelle Thevenin, the animal shelter’s executive director the board fired in August, to be rehired. This comes after a group of donating members petitioned the Humane Society … 0

Peterborough: 1833 Society receives $35K grant

Monday, October 6, 2014

A nonprofit organization whose aim is to finance and assist in planning and designing a renovation and update of the Peterborough Town Library announced in their October newsletter they received a $35,000 grant donated to them from an anonymous supporter. The 1833 Society will use the grant to … 0

ML: God bless us, everyone

Monday, October 6, 2014

Each year at the All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Peterborough, parishioners are encouraged to bring their pets to the church to receive a simple blessing. On Saturday, about 15 dogs were gathered into the church with their owners … 0

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Friday, October 3, 2014

PES students creating and painting paper mache food which will be showcased in the parade on October 11th, as part of the Peterborough Food Pantry float. … 0