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Peterborough/Wilton: Founding farmers

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

WILTON — Nowadays, community supported agriculture is everywhere. It’s a basic concept. Members pay for their goods upfront, so that farmers have some capital to start their growing season. And in return, members of the community supported agriculture, or CSA, are guaranteed a portion of what’s grown, fresh from the farm to their table, at various intervals throughout the season. For nearly 30 years, it’s the concept that has supported the Temple-Wilton Community Farm, located in Wilton — the oldest Community Supported Agriculture model in the United States. On Sunday, the Peterborough Grange will be honoring the three original farmers that made it happen: Lincoln … 0

Peterborough: National award for green energy

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Peterborough is the only town nationwide being recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for purchasing green power — electricity from renewable sources like solar, wind and geothermal that do not emit greenhouse gases. The EPA announced Wednesday that Peterborough is one of nine entities across the country to receive the EPA’s 2014 Green Power Purchasing Award. Other award winners include the cities … 0

Hancock/Peterborough: Helping tell a survivor’s story

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

‘Five Bullets” is a story that Larry Duberstein of Hancock has been trying to tell for more than 40 years. When he was eight years old and saw the string of numbers tattooed on his uncle’s forearm, he started on the long process of extracting his story. It was not an easy process, … 0

Viewpoint: How to conduct your own food drive

Friday, November 14, 2014

People often ask us this time of year how they can help out the Peterborough Food Pantry. My first thought is always this: “If you win megabucks, please write us a big check.” OK, so that’s wishful thinking … 0

Editorial: Take some time before reacting

Monday, November 17, 2014

One inarguable fact of human existence is that people are resistant to change. No matter how good an idea turns out to be in the end, there are invariably detractors when the concept is first pitched. Just think back to those who dismissed the rising new technology of … 0

GREENFIELD: 2nd arrest in sex case

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Police have arrested a Greenfield man and charged him for a second time in less than a month with sexual assault. But, as with the last case, police are revealing few details because the victim is a minor. Greenfield Police Chief Brian Giammarino said Wednesday that Greenfield police … 0

Peterborough: Planners OK center’s temple expansion plan

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — With a collective “aye” on Monday, the Planning Board approved the Temple Mountain Buddhist Meditation Center’s site plan and application for a conditional-use permit, moving forward the meditation center’s plans to build a temple that could … 0

GREENFIELD: Ex-Crotched Mtn. worker sees two more charges

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

A criminal case alleging abuse of a minor on the part of a former employee of Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center continues, but her day in court has been postponed. Bethany L. Smith of Bennington, who is one of three former Crotched Mountain employees facing criminal charges, was first … 0

Community Conversation discusses poverty

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture hosted a Community Conversation on poverty on Tuesday, Nov. 11. … 0

Peterborough: Holiday Broke: Affordable Arts Fair on Nov. 22

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

The holiday edition of “Broke: The Affordable Arts Fair” on Nov. 22 will bring together more than 50 artists selling their creations for under $50 in a curated arts fair that matches accessibility with quality and affordability. “Broke … 0

Peterborough/Jaffrey: Book fair to benefit St. Patrick School

Monday, November 10, 2014

On Nov. 22 or Nov. 23, either say “I Support St. Patrick’s School” or bring in a coupon to the Toadstool Bookshop in Peterborough and all purchases made will benefit St. Patrick School. Twenty-five percent of the purchase price will be donated to the school and purchases can … 0

Peterborough: Turkeys Trot set for Thanksgiving Day

Monday, November 10, 2014

There will be a fun run Thanksgiving morning at 10 a.m. at ConVal High School for all runners who want to get out and trot a 5K (3.1 miles) course before the big Thanksgiving meal. No entry fee, … 0

Hancock: Nature art at the library

Monday, November 10, 2014

“Natural Splendor,” an exhibition of watermedia paintings by Janet Hymowitz will be on display in the Daniels Room at the Hancock Town Library from Nov. 15 through Dec. 31. An artist’s reception will be held on Saturday, Nov. … 0