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Thom Fox illustrates ‘The Illustrated Man’ - through music

Thursday, July 30, 2015

“The first concussion cut the rocket up the side with a giant can opener. The men were thrown into space like a dozen wriggling silverfish. They were scattered into a dark sea; and the ship, in a million pieces, went on, a meteor swarm seeking a lost sun.” Thus begins “Kaleidoscope,” a short story in Ray Bradbury’s collection “The Illustrated … 0

DUBLIN: Couple finds hidden pirate treasure

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Natasha Meehan and Billy Pickford of Dublin were canoeing and fishing in Dublin’s Frost Pond last weekend when they stumbled upon an unexpected reward. Nestled … 0

peterborough: Sit, stay, and say thank you?

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Wicked Good Basics Manners Class for Dogs, sponsored by the PRD and Emily Marshall, CPDT-KA, will hold a six-week class, beginning Monday and running from … 0

Jaffrey: Love of storytelling drives Eaton

Monday, July 27, 2015

JAFFREY — A question-and-answer with the longtime executive producer of PBS’s Masterpiece Theatre offered three generations of fans the opportunity to reminisce on their favorite shows in the program’s 45-year history, from the 1971 series, “Upstairs, Downstairs” to … 0


Tuesday, July 21, 2015

DAR meeting Susan Peterson from 100+ Women Who Care in Peterborough was the speaker at the monthly meeting of the Mary Varnum Platts-Peterborough Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Peterson shared the history of the group … 0

manchester: Make-A-Wish, state police form alliance

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Make-A-Wish New Hampshire and the New Hampshire Association of Chiefs of Police have formed a new alliance. In a concentrated effort to better serve the children of New Hampshire, the N.H. Association of Chiefs of Police will be able to help identify children who may be eligible for … 0

Jaffrey: Church preps for Aug. fair

Thursday, July 23, 2015

The First Church in Jaffrey will hold its annual fair Aug. 5 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. First Church’s Woman’s Society, which started in 1815 as a book club, held the first fair in 1886. After 1916, … 0


Monday, July 27, 2015

Rev. Deborah Hill, former pastor of the First Church in Jaffrey who spearheaded the creation of the labyrinth in 2005, and Rev. Susan Tarolli, who championed its restoration, lead members and friends in a dedication ceremony on Sunday … 0

Dublin: Carrying on

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The Walden School resembles any other summer camp. The 59 campers, hailing from all over the world, play outside, eat second helpings of Reuben sandwiches and ice cream, and apply layers of sunscreen and bug spray. Yet, these … 0

Wilton: Police say missing girl is home safe

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

A teenager who hadn’t been seen since Monday night is now home safe with her family, according to the Wilton Police Department. Nicole Flanagan, 14, of Wilton, was last seen at 11 p.m. on Monday. Police posted a … 0

New Ipswich: Taking a dip at Rec. Dept. pool day

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — The New Ipswich Recreation Department Playground Program’s participants enjoyed some fun at Memorial Park on Tuesday, with crafts, games, a dip in the Town Pool and run of the playground. The Recreation Department is still … 0

backyard birder: A plea for vigilance: the dog-strangling vine is here

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

This column last time had a sub-headline probably tacked on during page layout to fill some space. I was not the author! Here it is: “Midsummer means birds of all species are taking to the skies with song.” … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Downton Abbey’ producer to speak at forum

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

JAFFREY — The executive producer of PBS’s Masterpiece Theatre and its award-winning TV series “Downton Abbey” is the speaker at the Amos Fortune Forum Friday at 8 p.m. at the Meetinghouse. The forum’s marketing and publicity chair Steve … 0