Arts & Living

Francestown architect on mission to educate over the air waves in Africa

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Before Cameron Leandri, who is originally from Francestown, traveled to Tanzania and Burundi in the spring, the 24-year-old had never dreamed of being a humanitarian architect. That all changed when he gave his half-empty soda to an African child in a Tanzanian village. Leandri, Paul Peterzo — Leandri’s architecture professor at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston — … 0

Backyard birder: Signs of spring show up in bird behavior

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Sunday was warm. For the first time in too long the outdoors beckoned and I was restless to be out there. It’s a restlessness that … 0

Maps, the reality of our space Maps, the Reality of Our Space.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Recently, I was told that maps are a thing of the past. Why did I not believe this? Everyone now uses an app on their … 0

Jaffrey: Community supper is Feb. 19

Friday, February 13, 2015

A new menu of chicken and turkey pot pie, biscuits and salad will be prepared by the nonprofit coalition of TEAM Jaffrey and newly formed Lions Club, with support from the Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School Teachers. The Free Community Supper is held on the third Thursday of each month … 0

Spice Cupboard: A snow-day recipe

Friday, February 13, 2015

Well, it happened again. The dreaded phone call calling off school for the day, causing squeals of delight and despair from children and parents everywhere. It’s not that I don’t love to have days home with my kids. … 0

Keene: Cheese tasting at the Food Co-op

Friday, February 13, 2015

This winter, a Cheese Tasting series is scheduled at the Monadnock Food Co-op. Agela Abdullah, the Co-op’s cheese buyer, will share her passion for cheese and offer participants samples of different cheeses at each event. Participants will also receive a $5 Monadnock Food Co-op Gift Card for attending … 0

Peterborough: Gus gets some love

Monday, February 16, 2015

Turning a basketball court at the community center into a holiday shindig, the Hope for Gus foundation threw a party no one will soon forget. For the first time in Peterborough, the Dreher family threw a Valentine’s Day … 0

Sustainable Steps: ML

Monday, February 16, 2015

The definition of sustainable: 1. Capable of being sustained. 2. Of, relating to, or being related to harvesting or using a resource so that the resource is not depleted or permanently damaged. For time eternal, small farmers have been doing whatever is needed to be sustainable. Considering that … 0

Spring into art

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

For Ann Sawyer, farming is her life. Not only is it her profession, but it’s a large part of her art as well, as shown in her two submissions to the Jaffrey Civic Center’s annual Spring Art Exhibit. … 0

Backyard birder: Heard about the bird survey?

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

This weekend is the annual Backyard Winter Bird Survey, New Hampshire Audubon’s mid-February, mid-winter count of backyard birds. Anyone reading this should definitely join in. There are surprises “out there” that a watchful eye discovers. Volunteers statewide (1,503 … 0

Rindge: Open mic at Meeting House, Friday

Monday, February 9, 2015

The Meeting House Stage will be held at the Rindge Meeting House on Friday from 7 to 10 p.m., featuring singer-songwriter Rick Gottlieb and open mic performers. Sign up begins at 6:30 p.m.For more information, visit meetinghousestage.com. … 0

Peterborough: 1980s theme week at Theatre

Monday, February 9, 2015

The second Theme Week of 2015 at the Peterborough Community Theatre will be the 1980s, featuring three films. “Goonies” from 1985, starring Corey Feldman and Josh Brolin, will be screened Monday, Feb. 16, at 2:30 and 7 p.m. “Sixteen Candles” from 1984, starring Molly Ringwald and Anthony Michael … 0

Manchester: Local student in ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Monday, February 9, 2015

Ben Wickett of Lyndeborough will be playing the part of a village in a production of “Beauty and the Beast” presented by the Derryfield Upper School Players at The Derryfield School. Performances will be held at the school on Feb. 13 and 14 at 7 p.m. and Feb. … 0