Arts & Living

Hancock: Scouts represent the U.S. in Curacao

Thursday, July 17, 2014

It’s that time again! Yes, summertime, but also time for another Boy Scout adventure. First, let me share with you a little about myself. My name is Stephen Baird. I am a 16-year-old Eagle Scout from Hancock who is a scout with Peterborough’s Troop 8. During the 2010 and 2013 National Boy Scout Jamborees, I wrote for the newspaper as … 0

Peterborough: Walk for cancer seeking volunteers

Monday, July 21, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Ruth Cilley is looking for a special group of people who want to march in October’s parade celebrating the town’s 275th anniversary. A … 0

Jaffrey: The future of health care is on the table

Monday, July 21, 2014

JAFFREY — Dr. David Fairchild, the latest speaker in the Jaffrey Amos Fortune Forum series opened his lecture with a simple question: “How many of … 0

Peterborough: Just Create camps at River Center

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Just Create Summer Camp is offering weekly art/music camps held at the River Center. The camps run Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., through the week of Aug. 18 to 22. Each week the projects … 0

Peterborough: Fairy House Day at Monadnock Center

Monday, July 14, 2014

Families are invited to the Monadnock Center’s annual Fairy House Day on Saturday July 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Handmade fairy houses will be on display tat 19 Grove St. in Peterborough. Fairy House Day is an open house event and visitors can drop in at … 0

Hancock: Cookbook celebrates French comfort foods

Friday, July 11, 2014

Food journalist, cooking instructor and food blogger Hillary Davis of Hancock has written a new cookbook, “French Comfort Food,” to be released Aug. 1 by Gibbs Smith Publishers. She is also the author of “Cuisine Nicoise: Sun-Kissed Cooking … 0

Peterborough: ‘We electrify the music’

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Tipsy Oxcart pulls from the Mediterranean folk tradition for their music, particularly Balkan music, both adaptations of existing folk tunes and their own compositions, but that’s about as traditional as they get. “We don’t sound like anything else … 0

Peterborough: They are the ‘Last of the Red Hot Lovers’

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Barney Cashman, a 47-year-old monogamous seafood restaurateur, is in the midst of a mid-life crisis. He has belatedly become acutely aware of his mortality and wants to add some excitement to his staid, predictable and overly “nice” life. … 0

Jaffrey: A look at life, at age 100

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

A banner is spread across the wall in one of the rooms at Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Jaffrey. “Happy Birthday!” it proclaims in bright letters. And just above it, stapled cheekily to the center of the banner, … 0

Peterborough: Making a play for summer

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Children play at Adams pool and playground on a sunny day on Wednesday. … 0

Peterborough: Well School donates to Peterborough Rec

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Well School Students, Aiden Mann, 5th Grade, Hancock, NH; Eloise Catlin, 7th Grade, Dublin, NH; Abigale Watson, 6th Grade, Peterborough presented a check in the amount of $2,500 to Jeff King, Peterborough Recreation Director and Paula Stewart, Chair … 0

Peterborough: Patriotic theme for July library art exhibit

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

The art display at the Peterborough Town Library has a patriotic theme for the month of July. Coordinated by artist Carolyn Carter, the exhibit was inspired by the Constitution bicentennial featured in “Modern Maturity,” published by AARP, and the Bill of Rights in a special issue of LIFE … 0

Hancock: Montgomery and Mansfield featured at authors’ series

Monday, July 7, 2014

Hancock writers, Sy Montgomery and Howard Mansfield, will be reading from their recent works at the Tory Hill Authors Series at the Warner Town Hall on July 12. Montgomery will be speaking on birdology, chasing cheetahs, Temple Grandin … 0