Peterborough: ConVal students get lesson in crime

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

How many high school classes have the opportunity to continually be mentored and receive feedback from world-renowned writers and artists? Twelve students at ConVal High School did. The freshmen to seniors in Angela Hartmann’s English class this summer had MacDowell residents Devika Rege and Gregory Sale join their class. The focus of the … 0

Dublin: Her passions are teaching, traveling

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

At the age of 22, freshly graduated with degree in hand, Montana Rogers of Dublin is ready to strike out on her next big adventure — and it will take her halfway around the world. On Friday, Rogers will be boarding a plane in the United States. On Saturday, she will touch down … 0

Peterborough: Democrats to hold bake sale

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The Peterborough/Sharon Democratic Committee is holding a bake sale and farmers’ market on Saturday to support local Democratic candidates for this fall’s elections. The group will be selling baked good and fruits, vegetables, flowers and herbs outside of Harlow’s Pub on Grove St. in Peterborough from 8:30 to … 0

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014


Letter: Thanks for a great festival season

Friday, August 22, 2014

To the editor: The Monadnock Music Board of Trustees would like to express our gratitude for a successful 49th Festival Season. First, there is lots of thanks to be given to all of those great people who made this year such a success: to our staff, headed by … 0

Editorial: Collaboration is the key to survival

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The Monadnock region is rich in its commitment to education and the arts. It’s a place where people have long come for training and praxis in the theater, visual arts, music, as well as humanities. Close to 70 years ago, the Sharon Arts Center was incorporated with a … 0

Letter: Is it ‘Kuster’s last stand’?

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

To the editor: I note that “Kuster has made a stand.” I am referring to her name emblazoned in large blue letters on a derelict rusty tank in the field opposite Shaw’s. How appropriate this is, since she has been a part of the current administration that has … 0

Letter: Daler, Leishman deserve your vote

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

To the editor: We have a primary election on Sept. 9, and I’m asking you to vote for two experienced candidates who deserve your support. Jennifer Daler is a Democratic candidate for Executive Council District 5, which includes many of the towns covered by this paper. Jennifer served … 0


Tuesday, August 26, 2014

To the editor: Over the past five years, I have had the pleasure of knowing, and being represented by Senator Andy Sanborn. I don’t think I have ever had the pleasure of knowing someone in public service who is as responsive as he is. When I was previously … 0

Letter: Kudos to Pyle for artistic talent

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

To the editor: Super kudos to Sarah Pyle of Francestown, Country Brokers, etc., for her artistic talent in creating two fabulous posters advertising the 97th Labor Day Celebration on Monday, Sept. 1. Lawrie Barr Francestown … 0

Moments of bliss: What are you worried about?

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

WTF is my acronym for Worry, Trust, and Fear. They seem to go together, but which comes first? What do you worry about? What do you fear? Does either affect trust? Susan worries about different things than I do. When we become aware of the other’s worry, we … 0

A Learning Experience: A box of matzos on the grocery shelf

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

I have always found it quick and easy to go to my local grocery store and purchase a variety of foods along with other household items. In fact I do this with such ease and comfort, I almost never give it a second thought. However, I was reading … 0