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Arts & Living

Peterborough: PIECES OF THE PAST

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Sometimes, treasures don’t look like much. Sometimes, they can be buried in a barn, in a nondescript box covered in pigeon droppings. But they are recognizable treasure just the same. When Alice Abraham stumbled across such a box while helping a client with her downsizing business, she recognized it for what it was. Inside was sheet music, written out by … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Tell Me A Story’ opens Friday

Monday, October 6, 2014

An juried exhibit entitled “Tell Me a Story,” sponsored by the New Hampshire Chapter of the Women’s Caucus for Art, will be showing at the … 0

Peterborough/Jaffrey: Two “Earnest” readings Friday, Saturday

Monday, October 6, 2014

Project Shakespeare will present a stage reading of “The Importance of Being Earnest” by Oscar Wilde in performances at two locations. On Friday the play … 0

American Revolution: The story of Our Town

Monday, October 6, 2014

No one knows exactly when Thomas Morison arrived in what is now the town of Peterborough. But Morison, a Scots-Irish immigrant, purchased a tract of land shortly after a group of Concord, Mass., investors secured a land grant … 0

MAKER FAIRE: Life’s What you make it

Saturday, October 4, 2014

A burst pipe in the Guernsey Building forced the open house into the Town Hall, but there was still plenty to see. Above: Scott Lumsden of Lyndeborough shows off his transistor radio, which he converted to sync via … 0

Antrim: Strumming in the rain

Monday, October 6, 2014

ANTRIM — The Ukulele Society of Antrim is having fun. Dressed in matching white shirts and casual jeans, the group strums their four-stringed instruments, getting bouncy for “Build Me Up, Buttercup” and the Beach Boys classic “Barbara Ann,” … 0

Swanzey: Humane Society staff: Board should step aside

Monday, October 6, 2014

An overwhelming majority of the Monadnock Humane Society’s staff is calling for the Board of Directors to step aside and for Michelle Thevenin, the animal shelter’s executive director the board fired in August, to be rehired. This comes after a group of donating members petitioned the Humane Society … 0

Peterborough: 1833 Society receives $35K grant

Monday, October 6, 2014

A nonprofit organization whose aim is to finance and assist in planning and designing a renovation and update of the Peterborough Town Library announced in their October newsletter they received a $35,000 grant donated to them from an anonymous supporter. The 1833 Society will use the grant to … 0

ML: God bless us, everyone

Monday, October 6, 2014

Each year at the All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Peterborough, parishioners are encouraged to bring their pets to the church to receive a simple blessing. On Saturday, about 15 dogs were gathered into the church with their owners … 0

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Friday, October 3, 2014

PES students creating and painting paper mache food which will be showcased in the parade on October 11th, as part of the Peterborough Food Pantry float. … 0

Peterborough: Joining in song

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

When Mary Ann Fleming first heard that Peterborough would be holding a 275th Anniversary celebration, she knew immediately she wanted to be involved. It was just how she could lend a hand that eluded her. That was, until … 0

Peterborough: Community Theatre changes hands

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

After Carol Nelson played a part in organizing an online campaign to in 2012 to fundraise $45,000 to save the Peterborough Community Theatre, the Peterborough resident thought to herself: if the movie theater ever is for sale, she … 1

MacDowell Downtown: Playwright Boo Killebrew to appear downtown

Monday, September 29, 2014

Boo Killebrew is an actress and playwright tackling complicated subjects as she creates during MacDowell Colony residency. As an actor, Boo Killebrew has had the opportunity to explore both the lighter and darker sides of others’ works, but … 0