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Jaffrey / Peterborough: 100+ group donates to area shelter

Sunday, January 31, 2016

On Jan. 28, the local chapter of 100+ Women Who Care raised an estimated $7,350 in one hour for Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter. The group, which has a membership of 164, 17 of whom joined this month, met at the Monadnock Country Club in Peterborough. Of three local nonprofit organizations nominated, Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter (presented by Sharon Bailly), earned …

Rindge: Welcome Table supper Feb. 22

Monday, January 25, 2016

The next Welcome Table Community Supper will be held Feb. 22, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Rindge Meeting House. The menu will include …

Peterborough: Meals on Wheels at Community Center

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Meals on Wheels, sponsored by the Peterborough Recreation Department and St. Joseph Community Service, will be offered at the Peterborough Community Center, located at 25 …

Wilton: Three Moliere plays on deck

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The High Mowing School freshman class will present a production of three one-act plays by Moliere on Friday at 7 p.m. The three plays, “The Flying Doctor,” “The Jealous Husband,” and “Two Precious Maidens Ridiculed” will be staged …

Jaffrey: ‘A Pastel Exhibit’ by Chris Reid at Civic Center until Thursday

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The Jaffrey Civic Center is pleased to announce “A Pastel Exhibit” by Chris Reid in the first-floor Gallery Display Cases. A native of Jaffrey, Reid is an internationally respected New England artist known for her pastel and oil landscapes. Reid received a B.S. in Art Education at Suny …

Peterborough: Kasich comes to Town House

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Ohio Gov. John Kasich swept into Peterborough Saturday touting the endorsements he’s received from 7 of 8 New Hampshire newspapers, as well as the New York Times. “We all feel better when we are connected,” the Republican presidential …

Peterborough: Learn about Facebook at library

Saturday, January 30, 2016

A basic introduction to using the social media application Facebook will be offered at the Peterborough Town Library on Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. “Facebook 101” is designed for beginning users of electronic social media. The workshop, conducted by Library Director Corinne Chronopoulos, will explore the basics …


Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Students at Peterboorugh Elementary School learned and rehearsed dances over two weeks through the N.H. Dance Institute. The students then performed the dances last week. …

Pipeline Mayhem

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

An inept detective, a corrupt police force, a seductive femme fatale — all the makings of a classic film noire. Throw in a controversial pipeline, some audience participation and a lot of laughs and you’ve got Holy Smokes …

In the garden — at last

Monday, January 25, 2016

Several people have asked where my book column has been these past few months. Thank you for reading them and missing me! That said, I have not been slacking off. Instead, I have been in classes to become …

Bird survey coming soon

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Fill up those bird feeders and dig out your binoculars for New Hampshire Audubon’s Backyard Winter Bird Survey. This annual statewide survey will take place on Feb. 13 and Feb. 14. Anyone can participate in the survey by counting the birds in their own backyard on the survey …

Video challenge for young people on preparedness

Thursday, January 21, 2016

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has launched the “My Preparedness Story: Staying Healthy and Resilient” video challenge. The challenge invites young people between the ages of 14 and 23 to submit a video, up to 60 seconds long, that answers the question, “How are you …

Peterborough: 100+ women meet today at MCC

Saturday, January 23, 2016

The area chapter of 100+ Women Who Care will meet for its first quarterly meeting at the Monadnock Country Club, 49 High St., Thursday, from 6-6:30 p.m. Registration is from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Guests and prospective members are invited to attend the meeting. Website: Email: …