Arts & Living

Peterborough: There’s power in presence

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Is it possible to get back that feeling of being part of a neighborhood that baby boomers so often reminisce about, or have TV, the Internet and all the gadgets we use to go online captured too much of our attention? More than a few groups in the Monadnock region say neighborliness is alive and well, though is it does …

Voting, then Valentine’s

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

A Peterborough couple married for 56 years said their votes often cancel each other out. This year they said it’s different. They both voted for …

Summer of fun

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Theater is a conversation. So says Peterborough Players Managing Director Keith Stevens, anyway. And it’s not just the plays themselves — the interaction between audience …

Jaffrey: Susan Peterson named Citizen of the Year

Sunday, February 7, 2016

The Chamber of Commerce will honor Susan Peterson as its 2015 Citizen of the Year and she will be recognized at the Chamber’s Annual Meeting at the Shattuck Golf Club on Feb. 26. “I had the pleasure of …

February programs at Cheshire Museum

Monday, February 8, 2016

The following events take place in February at the Cheshire Children’s Museum Saturday and Sunday, 12-2 p.m. Share cocoa and make snowman crafts with someone you love. ∎ Feb. 16-27. Eric Carle’s Vacation Week Extravaganza with the walk through book “The Mixed Up Chameleon,” paper painting workshops and make …

Jaffrey: Looking for a sign?

Monday, February 8, 2016

Martha Dawson will host “Dinner with a Psychic” Monday at 7 p.m. at Sunflowers Restaurant, 21 Main St. The topic for the evening will be “It’s in the Cards!” Dawson will discuss the use of oracle cards to communicate with spirit guides, raise awareness to opportunities on our …

Jaffrey: Friendly Meals set for Feb. 18

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Jaffrey Friendly Meals for seniors will be held on Feb. 18 at the VFW Post on Hathorn Road in Jaffrey. The Friendly Meal will be served at noon. The menu will be Yankee pot roast with gravy, rosemary potatoes, carrots and strawberry shortcake for dessert. A Nurse …

Jaffrey: Going, going, gone

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Fourteen years ago, when Cyndy Burgess and Cynthia Ingraham pitched the idea for the inaugural Monadnock Arts Auction, it was met with extreme skepticism. There was a void to be filled, with the longstanding Peterborough arts auction defunct, …

Peterborough: College honors Bass’ gardening work

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Rosaly Bass is being honored for her life’s work as an organic farmer by Wells College in Aurora, New York, her alma mater. Bass has been selected to receive the Wells College Alumnae and Alumni Award for 2016. …

Donations would fund theater

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — The undertaking to build a larger theater at ConVal High School won’t appear on the warrant until 2017. And, the Fill the Void organization doesn’t want construction to cost the district a cent. Bob Edwards, vice …

Backyard birder: The Birder migrates south to Cuba

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Carl and I are back from a week birding in Cuba, and I will write about wonderful Cuban birds but making sense of Cuba the country has me so puzzled. A week before we left, a New York …

Peterborough: Irreverent, improvisational pipeline play draws big crowd

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The Unitarian Universalist Church in Peterborough was packed to the gills Saturday night by theater fans and pipeline pessimists eager to see what the hubbub was all about. It was obvious what the Holy Smokes Theatre group was …

Peterborough: Fire chief visits seniors

Tuesday, January 26, 2016