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Hancock/Peterborough: Helping tell a survivor’s story

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

‘Five Bullets” is a story that Larry Duberstein of Hancock has been trying to tell for more than 40 years. When he was eight years old and saw the string of numbers tattooed on his uncle’s forearm, he started on the long process of extracting his story. It was not an easy process, nor a short one. Before World War … 0

Backyard Birder: Invitation to a journey

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

I write on a cold, rainy Monday morning, November 17. Exactly 20 years ago the Monadnock Ledger front page previewed, “New column for bird watchers...Page … 0

Swanzey: Humane Society to hold holiday craft fair

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The Monadnock Humane Society will hold its eighth annual craft fair, “Handcrafted for the Holidays,” in the MHS Guinane Training Center at 101 West Swanzey … 0

Keene: Boy Scouts 50th year party is Friday

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Troop 347 of the Mount Monadnock District of the Daniel Webster Council of the Boy Scouts of American invites all past members and friends of the troop to celebrate its 50th consecutive year of operation at a special Court of Honor held at the LDS chapel at 130 … 0

Harrisville: Warm Hands, Warm Hearts underway

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Harrisville Designs is once again sponsoring the Warm Hands, Warm Hearts Program. It started in October and runs through Dec. 17. Participate by creating handmade hats, mittens, scarves and socks for the homeless shelters in Keene. Patterns, yarns and assistance available at The HD Retail Store in Harrisville. … 0

Mason: Students plant ceremonial tree

Thursday, October 30, 2014

On Oct. 21, Mason Elementary School students, teachers, staff and guests convened for a tree planting ceremony in the school courtyard. MES recently achieved the Team Earth Gold Award from the Northeast Regional Recovery Agency’s School Recycling Club. … 0

Peterborough: Conversation on poverty Tuesday

Thursday, October 30, 2014

What are the causes of poverty, who are the victims, and how have things changed for better or worse in recent years? What things are within our power to change locally, and in what ways do we need to adapt to larger trends beyond our control? These questions … 0

Peterborough: Forget everything you thought you knew about accordion

Monday, November 3, 2014

From polka to post-modern, and John Williams to John Zorn, accordionist Guy Klucevsek has expanded the repertoire of his versatile instrument for more than 40 years. He’ll bring his squeeze box to the Monadnock Center for History and … 0

Mascenic: ‘And Then There Were None’

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

When you cram10 crazy characters into a tense, isolated situation, things are bound to get a little sticky. The characters involved in “And Then There Were None” certainly find themselves in that situation, as one by one, all … 0

DISPATCHES FROM THE GLASS MUSEUM: Experience tangible touchstones

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

I was thinking about kidnapping my lawyer, stealing a boat, and speeding out into international waters, with the sole purpose of finally wrangling a straight answer out of the I.R.S. about why our application for 501c3 non-profit status … 0

Backyard Birder: As the calendar turns, noting seasonal firsts

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

I know I’m not the only person who notes seasonal firsts. Granddaughter Hayden said the other day that she couldn’t wait for Nov. 1. Why? Because that’s when her parents start up the household heating system. She also … 0

keene: Civil War music presented Friday

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

A program entitled “Rally ’Round the Flag: The American Civil War Through Folksong” will be presented at the Horatio Colony House Museum on Friday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Honoring the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War, the program features popular music of that time and how … 0

Antrim: Dunlap furniture talk presented Sunday

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

The Antrim Historical Society hosts a talk entitled “The Dunlap Heritage of Woodworking: An Afternoon With Don Dunlap” at the J.A. Tuttle Library on Sunday at 3 p.m. Don Dunlap will talk about the 250-year-old tradition of “Dunlap style” furniture making. Nationally recognized since 1928, the Dunlap school … 0