Arts & Living

Parading tradition

Monday, May 25, 2015

Jason Bergeron, 12, recently learned at South Meadow School that a soldier’s greatest fear is not dying. It is dying and not being remembered. His grandmother and chair of the Peterborough Select Board, Barbara Miller, repeated that message at Putnam Park on Memorial Day. “How can we honor the more than 1.8 million who gave their lives for America since … 0

Peterborough: Documentary and talk on bee crisis

Friday, May 22, 2015

The Cornucopia Project, in partnership with the Harris Center, will screen “QUEEN OF THE SUN: What Are the Bees Telling Us?” on June 2 at … 0

Hancock: Woodworking program at library

Friday, May 22, 2015

Stephen Carey will give a woodworking talk Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Hancock Town Library. Carey’s involvement with woodworking began in a high school … 0

Peterborough: Farmer Rosaly Bass to speak in Nashua

Friday, May 8, 2015

Peterborough organic farmer Rosaly Bass will discuss her book “ORGANIC! — a Gardener’s Handbook” and answer questions on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at Albee Phillips Kitchen & Bath Specialists, 83 West Pearl St., Nashua. Bass was named Gardener … 0

Hancock: Learn about ‘The Soul of an Octopus’

Friday, May 8, 2015

Hancock author Sy Montgomery will be at the Harris Center for Conservation Education to talk about her latest research on the Pacific octopus on Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. In researching her latest book, “The Soul of … 0

Peterborough: Scouts help out Foley family

Friday, May 8, 2015

Boy Scout Troop 8 was part of a large outpouring of community spirit on May 2 to benefit Patrick and Lisa Foley, residents of Peterborough who were in a car accident while vacationing in Florida in February. The … 0

Jaffrey: Houghton takes ‘seniors helping seniors’ award

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

JAFFREY — Cheshire County’s 2015 recipient of the Vaughan Award, which recognizes seniors helping seniors, Owen Houghton, said his mother’s passion for helping others will always stick with him. “I recall her saying at 88 that she was … 0

Plumbing the depths of shipwreck stories

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Ours is a water planet. Seventy percent of the earth is covered in water, both salt and fresh. Much of that water is dark, deep, and dangerous. Since the first time our ancestors attempted to cross any of it, accidents have occurred. In fact, one UNESCO estimate notes … 0

Peterborough: Up, Up and Away

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s a puppet? Yes, the skies from Peterborough Elementary School to Grove Street will be full of puppets depicting the art of flight midday May 16. The theme of this year’s Children … 0

Dublin: Scholarships offered to Native students

Monday, April 20, 2015

Friends of the Oglala Lakota, a Dublin-based nonprofit organization, has announced that they are giving $500 scholarships to eight college-bound American Indian students. The winning students, from the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, all wrote essays about why they wanted to learn more, and further their education. … 0

Preservation input sought

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The N.H. Division of Historical Resources is seeking input from Granite Staters as it prepares the state’s 2016-2020 Preservation Plan. The statewide historic preservation plan celebrates preservation success stories, highlights lessons learned and lays out a vision for preserving the state’s special historic places for the next five … 0

Peterborough: Church sale set for this weekend

Friday, April 24, 2015

Serving the community’s needs is part of the mission of the Peterborough Unitarian Universalist Church, which sits downtown at the corner of Main and Summer streets. In keeping with that mission, the church is holding a special spring sale on Friday and Saturday, with goods and clothing. A … 0

Rindge: Town-wide yard sale and craft fair, May 16

Friday, April 24, 2015

The First Congregational Church of Rindge will be hosting the Rindge town-wide yard sale and craft fair once again on May 16. The event will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rindge Meeting House at 6 Payson Hill Road and on the Town Common. There … 0