Arts & Living

Jaffrey: A Chinese woman’s tale of traveling the world in 1903

Monday, August 3, 2015

JAFFREY — In a time when what was proper for women was expanding, Chinese author Shan Shili stepped outside of the expected comfort zone for Chinese women and made the long journey from Japan through Korea, China and Manchuria while en route to Russia. During Friday’s Amos Fortune Forum, Ellen Widmer, a professor of East Asian studies at Wellesley College … 0

Peterborough: Swing your partner

Monday, August 3, 2015

Legendary musician Bob McQuillen was honored Saturday with a contra dance and dinner in his memory at South Meadow School. … 0

Keene: Veterans Summit event on Sept. 11

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Southwestern Community Services Inc. and the Gordon Bissell American Legion Post #4 will hold a Veterans Summit and Stand Down Event Sept. 11, from 10 … 0

VIEWPOINTS: Getting to yes on the budget to save New Hampshire lives

Friday, July 24, 2015

In the preface to the 3rd edition of perennial best-selling book, “Getting to Yes,” the authors reflect on how the connotation of the term “negotiation” has evolved over the past 30 years, since their book was first published. Thirty years ago, “negotiation” had an adversarial connotation. Now, according … 0

LETTER: What do you hope to achieve?

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

To the editor: In the July 23 issue of the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, Larry Jones wrote a disparaging article about a certain Barry Soetoro. I had no idea who Barry was, but was struck by the venomous tone of the letter. I assumed him to be a Monadnock area … 0

Viewpoint: Medicare turns 50: A time for celebration and action

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Fifty years ago today, on July 30, 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Medicare Act into law, a historic and transformative moment when our polity gave expression to America’s highest ideals of inclusion and compassion by providing for a publicly-funded healthcare program for the elderly and the disabled … 0

Letter: In Rindge, we take care of our own

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

To the editor: The Paul “Bubsy” Jones family would like to thank everyone for the wonderful outpouring of support at the Rindge Touch a Truck event June 27. To the many contributors and companies that supplied gifts, thank … 0

Temple: Hitting the highs and lows on historic barn tour

Monday, July 27, 2015

TEMPLE — At the Sartell Farm, young girls lead their half-grown lambs about, while members of the public wander in and out of the weathered barn. At Touchstone Farm, tour-goers eagerly cluster around a paddock while Renaissance Farm … 0

Antrim: Community and art come together at Grapevine

Monday, July 27, 2015

The mural adorning the wall in the entrance hallway of the Grapevine is better than Carol Lunan ever could have imagined. “It’s such a reflection of how our organization works,” said Lunan, the program director at the Grapevine … 0

Peterborough: New England kelp reefs a thing of beauty

Monday, July 27, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Australia and other parts of the world are dominated by beautiful coral reefs, but according to biologist Dr. Jarrett Byrnes, New England coastlines are home to an even more beautiful and interesting form of reef: temperate … 1

Jaffrey: Free field day, backpacks at Jaffjam

Monday, July 27, 2015

The seventh annual Jaffjam will occur Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. at Community Field, offering 250 free backpacks and a free field day. The backpacks will be accompanied by other school supplies and will be given out … 0

Jaffrey: Love of storytelling drives Eaton

Monday, July 27, 2015

JAFFREY — A question-and-answer with the longtime executive producer of PBS’s Masterpiece Theatre offered three generations of fans the opportunity to reminisce on their favorite shows in the program’s 45-year history, from the 1971 series, “Upstairs, Downstairs” to … 1


Tuesday, July 21, 2015

DAR meeting Susan Peterson from 100+ Women Who Care in Peterborough was the speaker at the monthly meeting of the Mary Varnum Platts-Peterborough Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Peterson shared the history of the group … 0