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Peterborough: There’s power in presence

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Is it possible to get back that feeling of being part of a neighborhood that baby boomers so often reminisce about, or have TV, the Internet and all the gadgets we use to go online captured too much of our attention? More than a few groups in the Monadnock region say neighborliness is alive and well, though is it does …

Voting, then Valentine’s

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

A Peterborough couple married for 56 years said their votes often cancel each other out. This year they said it’s different. They both voted for …

Summer of fun

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Theater is a conversation. So says Peterborough Players Managing Director Keith Stevens, anyway. And it’s not just the plays themselves — the interaction between audience …

Nominations sought for preservation awards

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The New Hampshire Preservation Alliance is seeking nominations for its annual Preservation Achievement Awards. The awards recognize individuals, organizations, or businesses in the categories of restoration and stewardship, rehabilitation and adaptive use, compatible new construction, public policy, and educational and planning initiatives. The deadline for submissions is March …

Peterborough: Rec Dept. hosts Chinese New Year lunch

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Chinese food and music will be the highlights of the Peterborough Recreation Department’s special senior lunch on Friday in honor of the Chinese New Year. The celebration, for those over 50 years old, will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Peterborough Community Center. Lunch is …

Jaffrey: First Church hosts ministers in February

Saturday, January 30, 2016

The Rev. Randall Farrara, who reads most of the languages of Biblical times, and the Rev. Robin Lunn, who is inspired by liturgy, are conducting services in February at The First Church in Jaffrey (Congregational/United Church of Christ). …

Hancock: Depot holding cabaret on Saturday

Monday, February 1, 2016

As part of the Winter Frolic, the Hancock Depot will be holding a cabaret on Saturday. A Kids’ Talent Show and Karaoke will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Children are invited to sing a song, perform a poem or skit, or do a dance, whatever they …

Peterborough: Moonstone at open stage Friday

Monday, February 1, 2016

The acoustic folk group, Moonstone, will be the featured entertainment at the Parish Hall Open Stage on Friday. An all female trio, Laurie Donohue, Suzi Brumaghim, and Pam Cadmus, met at a local open mic two years ago …

Dublin: Bluegrass music at DelRossi’s Friday

Monday, February 1, 2016

The Jesse Brock Bluegrass Band will be performing at DelRossi’s Trattoria on Friday. Jesse Brock, the 2009 IBMS’s Bluegrass Mandolin Player of the Year, will appear with special guests Rodger Williams on dobro, John Miller on guitar, Gary Filgate on bajo, and Rob Ravin on bass. The band …

NElson: No contra dance Monday

Monday, February 1, 2016

The Monday contra dance held at the Nelson Town Hall for Feb. 8 has been canceled. The Nelson Town Hall will be in use for the presidential primary election and not available for the Monday contra dance. Dancing will continue the next Monday, Feb. 15. Dancing begins at …

Keene: Still lifes on exhibit at The Works

Monday, February 1, 2016

An exhibit of artworks by Liz Winchester-Larson will be on exhibit at The Works Bakery Cafe beginning Friday. Focused primarily on the medium of colored pencil, Winchester-Larson achieves rich color and intricate detail in her work. Her studio …

Peterborough: ‘Coriolanus’ presented on screen at the Players

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

The National Theatre of London’s production of Shakespeare’s play “Coriolanus” will be presented in HD at the Peterborough Players on Sunday at 1 p.m. This encore presentation is offered as part of the Players’ Arts on Screen series. …

Dublin: ‘Contemporary Primitive’ exhibit

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

“Contemporary Primitive,” an exhibit of three-dimensional and multimedia works by Heather Stockwell of Dublin will open Saturday with a reception. Long known as a mosaic artist, Stockwell generally works with themes developed from trips to museums and the …