The Peterborough Chamber of Commerce will host an online art auction from April 22 through May 4.

Peterborough: GET YOUR BIDS IN

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

It’s time to dust off your virtual bidding paddle and prepare for the annual Peterborough Chamber of Commerce’s online art auction, featuring paintings, photographs and sculpture from artists around the region and beyond. This Friday, potential buyers will get the opportunity to view the art and meet the artists during the auction’s art opening. The art will be on display at Sterling Business Management on Route 202 starting Friday and through the art auction, which will be held from April 22 through May 4. Linda Greenwood of Peterborough submitted two of her photographs to the auction this year. Greenwood specializes in photographing florals and landscapes, … 0

Roundup: Clough throws complete game

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The ConVal varsity baseball team beat Milford 3-2 in the 2014 opener. Senior hurler Ivon Clough threw a complete game, striking out 12 while walking one and giving up six hits. ConVal’s offense was led by Mathias Fressilli, senior, with two hits and two runs scored. Danny Allen, freshmen, had two hits and one run scored. Matt Davis, sophomore, had two hits and … 0

Jaffrey: Camera club meets tonight

Monday, April 14, 2014

The Monadnock Camera Club (MCC) will hold its monthly meeting at the Jaffrey Civic Center tonight at 7 p.m. The New England Camera Club print circuit images will be shown with comments by a well known New England area photo judge. Guests and members may bring prints for viewing to this and any meeting without prior notification to the Club. For more information, … 0

Roundup: ConVal’s Hardwick takes first in girls discus

Monday, April 14, 2014

On Friday, the ConVal track team participated in their season opener at Souhegan High School. Four schools participated in the meet, Hollis-Brookline, Souhegan, Pelham and ConVal. ConVal had several top three finishes in a number of events. Leading … 0

Jaffrey: Library announces next discussion book

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

The next title in the Jaffrey Public Library’s monthly book discussion series is “The Red Leather Diary” by Lily Koppel. The discussion will take place on May 5 at 2 p.m. at the library. Copies are available now at the library. Call 532-7301 for more information. … 0

Court log: April 15, 2014

Monday, April 14, 2014

Dublin police Suzanne Deschuiteneer, 53, of Greenfield, speeding, case dismissed at the State’s request. Hancock police Stacie Corliss, 26, of Peterborough, speeding, case dismissed at the State’s request. Jaffrey police Jesse Balcom, 22, of Jaffrey, case hearing for possession of controlled/narcotic drugs on Jan. 1, 2013, case status … 0

Viewpoint: Why you should care about the state’s death penalty

Thursday, April 10, 2014

On April 3, my wife and I attended the Senate hearing on HB1170, which would abolish the death penalty in New Hampshire. We heard many testimonies from mainly the “abolish” group, but also from those who feel it is acceptable to use the death penalty. I realize I … 0

Viewpoint: Civil discourse: Tradition and necessity

Friday, April 11, 2014

Over the past decade, the level of partisan warfare has risen to the point where there is virtual deadlock in Congress. In New Hampshire, a similar hyper-partisan approach to governance characterized the N.H. House from 2010-2012. The resulting … 0

REgion: ‘Purple Up’ to support military families, kids

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

On Tuesday, keep an eye out for friends, co-workers and students who are dressed in purple clothing. They may well be wearing the bright color to support and celebrate the more than 5,400 children in New Hampshire who have at least one parent serving in the military. Since … 0

Rindge: Conant alum Bennett shines on the court

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Conant High School alum Drew Bennett, now at Franklin Pierce University, played some terrific tennis last week, winning big matches against both Saint Anselm’s and Assumption College. Againt St. Anselm’s, Bennett paired with fellow sophomore Jared Taylor to … 0

Jaffrey: ‘It’s not about the hike’

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

A presentation entitled “It’s Not About the Hike,” presented by Nancy Sporborg and Pat Piper, will be held at the Jaffrey Civic Center on April 28, at 7 p.m. This multi-media program highlights the journey of two 50-plus … 0

Jaffrey: Dance featuring jazz ensemble, Friday

Monday, April 7, 2014

A dance for adults featuring music from the 1950s, ’60s, ’70s and ’80s will be held in the Pratt Auditorium at Conant High School on Friday from 7 to 10 p.m. The dance is being sponsored by the Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School Music Department to raise funds for a … 0

Jaffrey: Abinaki presentation on Thursday

Monday, April 7, 2014

The Abenaki Indians will be the subject of a talk presented by Dr. Robert G. Goodby at the Jaffrey Civic Center on Thursday at 7 p.m. Dr. Goodby will discuss how the real depth of Native Abenaki history was revealed when the excavation for the new Keene Middle … 0