Arts & Living

Dublin: Former banker focuses on financial crisis in new book

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

DUBLIN — A banker by trade, Forrest Russell Cook never intended to be an author. Now retired and living in Dublin, Cook ultimately decided to dabble in writing after reading a number of books and articles on the financial crisis and deciding that there was a key perspective missing. “A lot of people hate bankers, but ‘banker’ really isn’t the … 0

Peterborough: Landscape show at Waterhouse

Monday, March 23, 2015

An exhibit of landscape paintings by William Preston Phelps are on display at the Waterhouse Restaurant and Bar. The group of 20 paintings are from … 0

Jaffrey: Love poems featured for book discussion

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The next title in the Jaffrey Public Library’s monthly book discussion series will be “The Best Loved Poems of the American People” edited by Hazel Felleman. Participants are welcome to bring other poetry books or poems by favorite poets. The discussion will take place on April 6, at … 0

Peterborough: Maple syrup hearth cooking Sat.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

A Hearth Cooking Saturday program celebrating spring and maple sugaring season will be held at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This open house-style program will feature historic recipes using maple syrup that are prepared on the open hearth … 0

Something new to try

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

For the second year in a row, area restaurants are breaking out of the winter blues and encouraging diners to get out and experience what the area has to offer. With the annual springtime restaurant week, which will … 0

Hancock: Cider talk at Library Tuesday night

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The Hancock Town Library hosts “The American Cider Renaissance” with Ben Watson Tuesday at 7 p.m. Americans in huge numbers are discovering the pleasures of alcoholic or “hard” cider, yet few people know much about its rich history … 0

Dublin: Environmental film shown Sat.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The Dublin Community Center will show the film “Tipping Point: The End of Oil” on Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. Deep in Canada’s northern forests, the biggest energy project on the planet is producing as much controversy as oil. Canada’s tar sands is already the largest source … 0

Jaffrey: Preston is Volunteer of Year

Monday, March 23, 2015

The Rev. Emily Preston was recently named the 2014 Volunteer of the Year at the annual Jaffrey Volunteer Dinner and was recognized by the Select Board for her years of volunteer work and service to the town. “I … 0

Swanzey: Rabies shots and microchipping clinic at MHS

Thursday, March 12, 2015

A rabies vaccination and microchipping clinic will be held at the Monadnock Humane Society on April 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the MHS Guinane Training Center. The clinic is offered to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. The cost is $15 per rabies vaccine … 0

Peterborough: Sign up for Community Spelling Bee

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Save the date and join The River Center on May 1st at 7 p.m. for the 10th Annual Community Spelling Bee at the Peterborough Players. This is a major fundraiser for The River Center: A Family and Community … 0

Jaffrey: Democrats caucus March 31 at library

Friday, March 20, 2015

The Jaffrey Democrats will caucus at 7 p.m. on March 31 at the Jaffrey Town Library to elect the Town Democratic Committee’s officers and two delegates to the New Hampshire Democratic Party convention. The caucus will elect the Jaffrey Democrats’ Executive Committee chair, vice-chair, treasurer, secretary, and at … 0

Peterborough: Town Democrats to caucus Wednesday

Friday, March 20, 2015

The Peterborough Democrats will caucus at the Community Center on Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. There will be an update on happenings in Concord from representatives Peter Leishman and Ivy Vann. Any change in officers and delegates will be made and plans for the future will be entertained. Decaf … 0