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Arts & Living

Peterborough: Candlelight vigil for the homeless

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

A candlelight vigil will be held in downtown Peterborough on National Homeless Memorial Day, Sunday, which is also the longest night of the year. The gathering outside the Peterborough Town House from 5:30 to 6 p.m. will remember those in the Monadnock region, the country and throughout the world who have died due to homelessness and hardship. Other vigils are … 0

Rindge: Osimo and Seppala are 2014 Citizens of the Year

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Ronald Osimo has been named Rindge’s Citizen of the Year, and Sharlene Seppala is the Young Citizen of the Year. Both were honored at the … 0

Peterborough: Brenner to retire in October

Thursday, December 18, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Town Administrator Pamela Brenner listed several milestones one can reach in their life, toward the end of the Select Board’s meeting Tuesday. She … 0

Peterborough: Three join counseling office downtown

Friday, November 28, 2014

Peterborough Clinical Associates welcomes three new psychotherapists to the ranks of their group of independent practitioners. Joining Dr. Michael Weil and Maureen O’Brien are Emily Noyes, Alexis Murray-Golay and Ross Davidson. Noyes is a licensed clinical mental health counselor, working with adults and couples, for more than 20 … 0

Peterborough: Frost Heaves on Players stage

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Frost Heaves, the comedy show with 42 percent more yuletide nonsense, presents an all-new Christmas special Dec. 12-14 at the Peterborough Players Theatre. “This is our last chance to have some fun before we hunker down in front … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Conversation with nature’

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Walking into Chris Reid’s Jaffrey home of Chris Reid is like walking into an art gallery. Every wall is filled with her colorful pastel landscapes and still lifes. They cluster in the foyer. They travel up the stairs. … 0

Sharon: NHIA selects new president

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

The New Hampshire Institute of Art announced at the end of the November that it has selected a new president who will be starting in January. And their choice, Kent Devereaux, is eager to transform NHIA into the … 0

Peterborough: Donating time and turkey to area seniors

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

A favorite among seniors in the area around Christmastime every year is a lunch featuring turkey, stuffing, and dessert that members of the community serve them at the “Friends of the Seniors.” This year’s meal will be on Dec. 9 at the Monadnock Country Club at noon. Senior … 0

Backyard Birder: 100 years: Marking the losses and successes

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, there are two centennial events to note. One hundred years ago the last passenger pigeon died. Known as “Martha” (named for Martha Washington), she survived in a zoo some 14 years after … 0

Peterborough: First Friday fiesta at Peoples VC

Friday, November 28, 2014

Peoples Venture Capital will host a reception at its headquarters on the fifth floor of the Guernsey Building on Friday. Admission is free, and the doors will open at 7 p.m. There will be refreshments, hors d’oeuvres and … 0

Dublin: Holiday line dance party Wednesday

Monday, December 1, 2014

A holiday line dance party geared to the new dancer will take place in the Dublin Community Center on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. Easy-to-do, beginner level line dances will be taught by Deb Giaimo with a variety of music ranging from big band to Top 40 … 0

Peterborough: Union Congregational hosts Handel’s ‘Messiah’ performance

Monday, December 1, 2014

A free performance of Handel’s “Messiah” will be presented at the Union Congregational Church on Sunday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m. Sixty-five area singers will gather with conductor Jeffrey Fuller to perform the Christmas section of “Messiah.” Mary … 0

Peterborough: Latin-themed holiday concert at Mariposa

Monday, December 1, 2014

A concert entitled “A Latin Holiday Voyage” will be presented by Rumbarroco at the Mariposa Museum on Sunday, Dec. 7, at 4:30 p.m. Sister ensemble to La Donna Musicale, which performed at the Mariposa in April, Rumbarroco is a research-based group out of Boston that explores early music … 0