Arts & Living

Antrim: The art of giving back

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

In 1998, Antrim artist Earl Schofield and his wife, Yvette, had been married for just a few months and were preparing to build their life together — he as an artist and she as a first grade teacher. They had also recently received their university degrees — from the Massachusetts School of Art and Design and UMass-Amherst, respectively — and … 0

Peterborough: Anonymous donor gives library $50K

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The Peterborough Town Library received a “wonderful surprise” last month, according to Marcia Patten, chair of the library’s Board of Trustees. An anonymous donor donated … 0

Jaffrey: Second chance at carving out a world record

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Ever since he was a second-grader poring over the Guinness Book of World Records, Trevor Hunt of Jaffrey has always wanted to break one. “One … 0

Rindge: Skateboard competition returns

Monday, October 20, 2014

RINDGE — A defunct skateboarding event once held by Franklin Pierce University will be resurrected, after the Select Board gave approval on Wednesday for a portion of Mountain Road to be shut down for a short time on Thursday to allow for a slalom competition. On Wednesday, Doug … 0

Starting From Scratch: All good things must come to an end

Friday, October 17, 2014

If I had to summarize the activities at Oxbow Farm over the past few months, I would use the old adage, “All good things must come to an end.” You may have noticed recently that we are no … 0

Rindge: Rams hold ‘Turkey for a Vet’ program

Thursday, October 9, 2014

As Veterans Day starts to approach in November we all think of the great men and women that proudly served the United States. The RAMS — Rindge Athletic Men’s Club — also thinks about these men and women and is extremely proud of all Veterans, especially the Veterans … 0

Peterborough: PIECES OF THE PAST

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Sometimes, treasures don’t look like much. Sometimes, they can be buried in a barn, in a nondescript box covered in pigeon droppings. But they are recognizable treasure just the same. When Alice Abraham stumbled across such a box … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Tell Me A Story’ opens Friday

Monday, October 6, 2014

An juried exhibit entitled “Tell Me a Story,” sponsored by the New Hampshire Chapter of the Women’s Caucus for Art, will be showing at the Jaffrey Civic Center beginning Friday. Juror’s choice awards will be presented for first, … 0

Peterborough/Jaffrey: Two “Earnest” readings Friday, Saturday

Monday, October 6, 2014

Project Shakespeare will present a stage reading of “The Importance of Being Earnest” by Oscar Wilde in performances at two locations. On Friday the play will be read at the Mariposa Museum in Peterborough, and on Saturday at the Jaffrey Civic Center. Both performances will be at 7 … 0

Peterborough: Traditional music concert Friday

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Jeff Davis, one of America’s most respected collectors and interpreters of traditional music, will be presenting a concert of early American music at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Friday, at 7:30 p.m. This performance complements … 0

Peterborough: Peak into Peterborough festivities this weekend

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Peak Into Peterborough caps off a week of festivities and celebrations following the 275th Anniversary of “Our Town.” With a variety of events and activities that showcase the businesses, nonprofits and many opportunities of the region. Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce, with its event sponsors, PSNH and GFA … 0

Peterborough: Fitzgerald speaks at writers’ group

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Monadnock Writers’ Group will hold its monthly meeting Saturday at 9:45 a.m. in the downstairs meeting room at the Peterborough Town Library. Tom Fitzgerald will be the featured speaker. He is the author of “Poor Richard’s Lament” and three other works of fiction: “Chocolate Charlie,” “A Matter … 0

Peterborough: Poetry, poltergeists at Toadstool Saturday

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Two authors will visit the Toadstool Bookshop on Saturday to read from their books. At 11 a.m. Henry Walters will be reading from and discussing his new book “Field Guide A Tempo,” the latest entry in the “Granite State Poetry Series” from Hobblebush Press. Walters has worked as … 0