Arts & Living

Jaffrey: Talking hawks at Amos Fortune

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

JAFFREY — Hawks are solitary birds, preferring to maintain a territory big enough only for themselves and perhaps a mate. But during their annual migration to the warmer climates, they congregate in the hundreds, filling the skies above mountain ranges, soaring high, looking like nothing more than pepper flakes dotting the sky. Eric Masterson, the land program coordinator and co-chair … 0

Peterborough: Oft-taboo topic of race tackled at Lyceum

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — In intellectual spaces, in areas where the invitation is explicit, we feel comfortable talking about race. But sitting with our neighbors, out in … 0

New Ipswich: Groups raise funds to fight KM pipeline

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Several benefit events will be held this weekend to raise funds for anti-pipeline campaigns, including a motorcycle rally, and a barbecue and music festival at … 0

Backyard birder: Urban birding at the crack of dawn

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Years back I did a few “Urban Birding” field trips. Ice cream at the end was one goal, but the confluence of two rivers in downtown Peterborough makes for good birding. Shoreline or “riparian” habitat is one of … 0

The calm is in the colors

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Last winter I had my yearly physical and, as usual, all was well — except that my blood pressure was elevated. In truth it had been steadily creeping up for a few years and by January I had … 0

Peterborough: Trail guide, open space website unveiled

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Two projects relating to the town’s conserved lands were unveiled at Tuesday’s Select Board meeting. The Conservation Commission released an updated guide to trails in town, and the Open Space Committee debuted a new website that provides a variety of information about land conservation and conserved lands in … 0

Jaffrey / Peterborough: Belletetes plans to ‘Build It Forward’

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Local southern New Hampshire lumber and building materials supplier, Belletetes, Inc., has announced its second annual We Build It Forward day to be held on Sept. 26 at seven Belletetes’ locations, including Jaffrey and Peterborough. This community service program brings communities together for one day each year to … 0

Hancock: Stacy gets Woman’s Club scholarship

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Lauren Stacy has been awarded the Hancock Woman’s Club 2015 Scholarship of $1,000. Lauren has completed her first of three years in the part-time Masters in Nursing Program at Rivier University which will prepare her to work as … 0

Thursday, August 13, 2015

People of all ages love the music from the World War II era, 1939-1945. On Thursday, Aug. 27, the New Ipswich Library will host “Songs and Stories of World War II - Popular Wartime Songs and Their Stories You Didn’t Know.” Richard Kruppa will present the program, which … 0

NElson: Honoring Daniels with music

Monday, August 17, 2015

The final concert of the summer season at the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music will be in honor of slain civil rights activist and Keene native Jonathan Daniels. The concert, to take place Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., … 0

Harrisville: Dancing, barbecue Saturday

Monday, August 17, 2015

A Tattoo and barbecue festival will be held on the grounds of the Aldworth Manor estate on Saturday beginning at 4 p.m. Guests are invited to pick end-of-season blueberries, walk the estate grounds and take guided tours of the manor. From 5 to 7 p.m. there will be … 0

Greenville: Celebrating the Hutchinsons

Monday, August 17, 2015

“Liberty Is Our Motto! — Songs and Stories of the Hutchinson Family Singers” will be presented at the Chamberlin Free Public Library on Monday at 7 p.m. The year is 1876, and New Hampshire’s own John Hutchinson sings and tells about his famous musical family “straight from the … 0

Jaffrey: Opera Espresso on tap Friday

Monday, August 17, 2015

Opera Espresso, a Boston-based ensemble, will perform at the Jaffrey Woman’s Club on Friday on the first stop of its premiere tour of New England. Presented by The Park Theatre, the evening will begin with a pre-performance reception … 0