Arts & Living

Hancock: Their service is marked by a flag

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

On the eve of battle, Harlan Knight, who died of wounds sustained in the battle of Fredericksburg, had a premonition. He turned to his older brother, Samuel, and told him that, if he were to be hit, it would be on the left side. Harlan and his older brother, Samuel, who was called Gardner, enlisted in the Sixth New Hampshire … 0

Wilton: Search is on for family’s lost dog

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

WILTON — One moment, the Ormistons’ dog, Teddy Bear, was on their porch while the family enjoyed a Sunday breakfast. The next, the Boxer/Border collie … 0

Peterborough: Talk on connection of art, science, today

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

A discussion and visual presentation entitled “Are Art & Science Connected?” will be offered at the Sharon Arts Center gallery today, from noon to 1:30 … 0

Jaffrey: Houghton takes ‘seniors helping seniors’ award

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

JAFFREY — Cheshire County’s 2015 recipient of the Vaughan Award, which recognizes seniors helping seniors, Owen Houghton, said his mother’s passion for helping others will always stick with him. “I recall her saying at 88 that she was … 0

Plumbing the depths of shipwreck stories

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Ours is a water planet. Seventy percent of the earth is covered in water, both salt and fresh. Much of that water is dark, deep, and dangerous. Since the first time our ancestors attempted to cross any of it, accidents have occurred. In fact, one UNESCO estimate notes … 0

Peterborough: Up, Up and Away

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s a puppet? Yes, the skies from Peterborough Elementary School to Grove Street will be full of puppets depicting the art of flight midday May 16. The theme of this year’s Children … 0

Dublin: Scholarships offered to Native students

Monday, April 20, 2015

Friends of the Oglala Lakota, a Dublin-based nonprofit organization, has announced that they are giving $500 scholarships to eight college-bound American Indian students. The winning students, from the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, all wrote essays about why they wanted to learn more, and further their education. … 0

Preservation input sought

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The N.H. Division of Historical Resources is seeking input from Granite Staters as it prepares the state’s 2016-2020 Preservation Plan. The statewide historic preservation plan celebrates preservation success stories, highlights lessons learned and lays out a vision for preserving the state’s special historic places for the next five … 0

Peterborough: Church sale set for this weekend

Friday, April 24, 2015

Serving the community’s needs is part of the mission of the Peterborough Unitarian Universalist Church, which sits downtown at the corner of Main and Summer streets. In keeping with that mission, the church is holding a special spring sale on Friday and Saturday, with goods and clothing. A … 0

Rindge: Town-wide yard sale and craft fair, May 16

Friday, April 24, 2015

The First Congregational Church of Rindge will be hosting the Rindge town-wide yard sale and craft fair once again on May 16. The event will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rindge Meeting House at 6 Payson Hill Road and on the Town Common. There … 0

NElson: Low Lily playing at Town Hall Friday

Monday, April 27, 2015

The roots trio Low Lily will be performing at the Nelson Town Hall on Friday, at 8 p.m. Formerly known as Annalivia, the trio explores the roots and branches of American folk music with traditional influences and modern … 0

Audition call for ‘The Magic Flute’

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Piccola Opera will be holding auditions for Mozart’s opera “The Magic Flute” at 8 North Main St., on Saturday, May 9, from 9 to 11 a.m. Singers of all ages, children and adults, are needed. An accompanist will be provided free of charge and singers are asked to … 0

Jaffrey: DAR genealogy workshop planned

Monday, May 4, 2015

The Mary Varnum Platts Peterborough Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will sponsor a free genealogy workshop, presented by Verne Greene, N.H. chairperson of lineage research, at the Jaffrey Public Library on Tuesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The workshop is open to the public and … 0