Arts & Living

ConVal: Spanish Club team wins Iron Chef

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

South Meadow School hosted an Iron Chef competition last week, in which students competed to cook the best meals using surprise secret ingredients. The winning team was from the ConVal Spanish Club, featuring Morgain O’Connor, Astrid Kipka, Michelle Jarest and Eli Ladd. ConVal German Club and Great Brook Spanish Club also put in a great effort. The secret ingredient was … 0

Rindge: Young fills his soul with history

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

A love for travel, education and his country has fueled Vernon Young’s 40-year adventure as a volunteer. After returning from Battleship Cove in Fall River, … 0

Backyard birder: The Hiroshi Land — more than birds

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Certain conditions make for great birding; others conspire against it. Saturday’s field trip to the new Hiroshi Conservation Land fell in the latter category. The … 0

Peterborough: College grad to explore love affair with wool

Monday, May 18, 2015

Imagine your early-20s self receiving a $30,000 grant to travel anywhere in the world for a year to find yourself. Come August, Annie Trowbridge won’t have to imagine. The Peterborough native and ConVal alumnus will be a Thomas … 0

New Ipswich: Remembering our veterans

Monday, May 18, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — There was a big turnout for the town’s morning Memorial Day parade and observance in the South Cemetery in Smithville village on Sunday. The parade included the American Legion Post 13 Rifle Squad, multiple veterans, … 0

Rindge: Pajama storytime at Rindge library

Friday, May 8, 2015

Children and their parents are invited to attend “Pajama Storytime” on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Come listen to some great bedtime stories. The program is for children in pre-K through grade 5. Pajamas and teddy bears are optional. For more information call 899-3303. … 0

Greenfield: Boat ramp closed for work

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The public boat ramp facility at Otter Lake in Greenfield closed Monday for repairs and improvements. The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department will rebuild the ramp using its precast-concrete plank design. In addition, an enlarged parking area for eight trailer-parking spaces, including one for recreationists with disabilities, … 0

‘March Against Monsanto’ planned

Friday, May 15, 2015

On Saturday people in 38 countries across the globe will gather as part of a world-wide “March Against Monsanto.” In New Hampshire, marches will take place at the state house in Concord at 11 a.m., in Rochester in the center of town at 2 p.m., in Littleton in … 0

Peterborough: Rosaly’s offers non-traditional CSA

Friday, May 15, 2015

Many small farms offer community supported agriculture shares or memberships as a way to market their products, and to create a revenue stream at a time when money is flowing out of farmers’ hands and nothing is coming in. CSA members prepay for a season’s worth of farm … 0

Sharon: Cardboard boxes hold town treasure

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

An advertisement for an 1894 auction. A handwritten tally of a 19th-century election. The barrel of a rusted pistol. These are some of the treasures the all-volunteer Records Management Committee have found in the last three years as … 0

Peterborough: Former Gov. Lynch to speak at forum

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Former New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch will be the speaker at the Walter Peterson Forum for Civil Discourse on June 9 in Bass Hall at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture in Peterborough. Since concluding a historic … 0

Peterborough: Cadwell to discuss India at Grange

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Andrea Cadwell will give a presentation of her recent travel to India at the Peterborough Grange meeting Friday at the Shieling Forest common building on Old Street Road. Cadwell, a Grange member, will discuss her longtime agricultural involvement and work with Vendana Shiva and her ongoing efforts working … 0

Hancock/Peterborough: Dances with octopuses

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The first time Sy Montgomery met an octopus, she got up close and personal. “They say different kinds of minds make the world more interesting,” said Montgomery, who lives in Hancock and writes books on animals for both … 0