Antrim

Peterborough: Board delays farm use ruling, again

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

The Planning Board once again delayed ruling on whether the owners of Four Winds Farm in Peterborough could hold weddings, farm-to- table meals, and other events throughout the year, after the board deadlocked over whether the farm requires a site plan reviewed because agritourism alters the use of a farm from agriculture to more “commercial” use. The board will continue its meeting for the third time on Oct. 20 at … 0

Peterborough: Makerspace open house Friday night at Guernsey Building

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Monadnock Art X Tech, a movement to start a makerspace in Peterborough, is opening its doors Friday evening at the Guernsey Building. Previously known as Monadnock Makers, the Peterborough makerspace is inviting anyone interested to stop by 70 Main St. during First Friday. Roy Schlieben, one of the makerspace’s organizers, is encouraging anyone attending to enter the from Phoenix Lane off Grove Street. … 0

ConVal: ConVal to host series on college preparations

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The ConVal School Counseling Department will be hosting a representative from the New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation for three informational programs this fall. “College Costs, Financial Aid and Savings Options” for parents of current 9-11 graders. This is a general overview of the process and is designed to both provide information and answer questions. Oct. 22 at 6:30 p.m. will be a … 0

ConVal: Voices in the Void

Monday, September 22, 2014

On Saturday afternoon, the lawn in the back of ConVal Regional High School was filled with chatting people in lawn chairs, or sitting on blankets or the grass itself. Below them sat a stage. It was a casual … 0

Peterborough: Library celebrating ‘Banned Book Week’

Monday, September 22, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — What do the comic book series “Captain Underpants” and the novels “Fifty Shades of Grey,” “The Hunger Games” and “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” all have in common? They were the 10 most “challenged” books … 0

Stonlea revival subject of book

Monday, September 22, 2014

How many octogenarian widows from New York could transform a 19th-century colonial summer mansion in Dublin into a model of sustainability? Polly Guth could. Guth turned the derelict Stonlea overlooking Dublin Lake into a net-zero energy house. Stonlea … 0

Peterborough: golden anniversary

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Almost 50 years ago, during his first morning in Peterborough, Paul Hobbs interviewed to manage Simon’s Jewelers, a chain in Peterborough, Keene and Brattleboro, Vt. Hobbs was on his way to buy a cup of coffee that morning … 0

Peterborough: Living well

Monday, September 22, 2014

Rock climbing, potato picking, yoga and Zumba classes and a soup festival were just some of the activities enjoyed by those who attended the Monadnock Rotary Club’s Ninth Annual Wellness Festival last Saturday. The Rotary Club moved the … 0

Viewpoint: Her work helped save NH history

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Editor’s note: Catherine Warner Gregg, the wife of the late New Hampshire Governor Hugh Gregg and former first lady of New Hampshire, died on Aug. 1, 2014. Cy Gregg, a son, lives in Peterborough; another son, Judd Gregg is a former New Hampshire Governor. When Hugh and Cay … 0

letter: I’m behind the theater project

Monday, September 22, 2014

To the editor: Yes, I do want to see a visual and performing arts center at Con Val. Arts spark the brain into activity. Every cerebral function is enhanced by the arts, be it science, math, language, logic, technology and more. Many performance-related organizations are discussing use of … 0

Editorial: Challenges ahead for theater group

Monday, September 22, 2014

Saturday’s “Fill the Void” concert on the grassy slope behind ConVal High School was a great way to kick off a campaign to raise money for a performance arts center at the high school. The event showcased the talents of local musicians and singers, including the high school … 0

Peterborough: Heated debate on farm permit

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — After neighbors of the farm voiced concerns at a public meeting Monday, the Planning Board elected to put off ruling on a permit that, if granted, would allow Four Winds Farm to host weddings, farm-to-table dinners, … 0

Antrim: Revitalization efforts are afoot

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The town of Antrim plans to expand its Economic Revitalization Zones, in hopes of revitalizing the downtown area and attracting businesses to the Village District. The Antrim Planning Board will hold an informational meeting on Oct. 2 to educate residents on the plans for additional ERZs. An ERZ … 0