Arts & Living

Jaffrey: Hearse house location questioned

Monday, January 26, 2015

JAFFREY — Several residents of Jaffrey, concerned about a replica of a hearse house obstructing Mount Monadnock, are urging the Jaffrey Historical Society to move their planned site out of view of the mountain. Residents are encouraging the Historical Society — which plans to build a hearse house to display two hearses from 1868 in the Jaffrey Center Commons — … 0

ML: MINI-MAKERS

Monday, January 26, 2015

At the Peterborough Town Library, children can learn about electricity while they fashion bracelets that light up with LEDs. The library is holding a “Light … 0

Dublin: Fulfilling Hayashi’s dream

Monday, January 26, 2015

Editor's note: The Harris Center has postponed the Jan. 31 hike through the former Camp Chenoa property to Feb. 8, due to expected weather conditions. … 0

Sustainable health: Many different names for sugar

Friday, January 16, 2015

Sugar is in the news again. I think by now we all understand that high fructose corn syrup has inundated our manufactured food supply, and is a big factor in many modern-day health issues: obesity, type 2 diabetes, … 0

Spice cupboard: Bone broth the perfect tonic

Friday, January 16, 2015

At some point in late December is when I usually begin to feel it. Somewhere between the last bite of decadent fudge the neighbors kindly shared with us and after the fifth type of cookie I’ve sampled from … 0

Life on liberty Farm: Why free-range doesn’t work

Friday, January 16, 2015

It all began so innocently. Chickens, that’s what we need! We will have fresh eggs anytime we want. It can’t be hard to have a few chickens running about the yard. We have real jobs. I teach third grade in Jaffrey and my husband, Bill, works for N.H. … 0

Peterborough: In search of soul

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Breathe in through your nose, exhale through the mouth; breath in through your mouth, exhale through your nose. Those are the words of Hari Kirin Kaur Khalsa, as she led the 90 or so people gathered in Bass … 0

Jaffrey: Hearse House project gives concern for mountain view

Thursday, January 15, 2015

JAFFREY — Some Jaffrey residents are up in arms over the Historical Society blocking a view of Mount Monadnock from the Meetinghouse, by building a replica of the Hearse House, in order to display two hearses from 1868. … 0

Temple: Circus benefits net $9,400

Thursday, January 15, 2015

This week, Rick and Jackie Davis of Temple received a belated Christmas gift from their community: $9,400 that was raised at two benefit circus shows held at the end of December. Sara Greene, the founder of Granite State … 0

Backyard birder: Wintry conditions bring winged visitors

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

I write Monday morning as gentle snow falls and too many birds to count flock the feeders. The invasion descended for the first time on Jan. 4 under similar weather conditions and has become a regular event most … 0

Peterborough: Giving a voice to ‘Granny D’

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Dixie Tymitz was walking through a bookstore in Seattle, Washington when she spied a book with a little old woman wearing a funny hat on the cover. The title further caught her attention: “Granny D: Walking Across America … 0

ConVal: Web-based career, college planning program on offer

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

The ConVal School Counseling Department is rolling out a web-based resource called Naviance for all students. Naviance is a program that encourages and supports post-high-school career and college planning. The features in Naviance provide students and parents with an efficient method to submit and monitor their college information … 0

Dublin: A wintery scene

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

A wintery scene This shot of icicles mirroring the tree line was sent to us by Steph Young, who snapped the picture from her upstairs window. … 0