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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

Jaffrey: Cinemastasia film and music, Sunday

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

As part of the Monadnock International Film Festival (MONIFF), The Park Theatre will be hosting a reception and film screening on Sunday, April 6. An opening reception will be held under a tent at the site of the theater beginning at 4:30 p.m. The tent will be comfortable … 0

Jaffrey: Nuno felting at the Civic Center

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

An all-day workshop on Nuno felting will be held at the Jaffrey Civic Center on Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nuno felting is the integration of silk fabric and wool roving to make one fabric. Participants will create a Nuno scarf from a piece of hand-dyed … 0

Jaffrey: Baskets, eggs displaying at JCC

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

An exhibit celebrating spring with the artwork of Karin and Ken Kraft will be on display in the first-floor cases at the Jaffrey Civic Center from April 4 through May 1. Karin is a basket artist with more … 0

Jaffrey: Dance school spring fling Saturday

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

The Earth Dancer School’s 2nd annual “Spring Fling Dance Thing” will be held on Saturday. The event will feature free dance workshops for tots through teens, a sit-down tea, and a dance performance. Dancers (no experience necessary) attending … 0

ML: My bitter herbs and songs of hope

Friday, March 28, 2014

Though April Showers may come your way They bring the flowers that bloom in May. April brings showers and, usually, the holiday of Passover, which commemorates the Exodus, the liberation of the Jews from slavery in ancient Egypt. It is a joyful holiday, a time when Jewish families, … 0

Police Logs: Jaffrey – April 3, 2014

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Jaffrey Wednesday, March 26 Juvenile petition: At 9:35 a.m., a mother, a Jaffrey resident, and her 11-year-old daughter came to the police station regarding an investigation into a fire alarm that was pulled at the Jaffrey Grade School. The officer investigating the incident issued a juvenile petition for … 0

letter: Music matters to our kids

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

To the editor: When is the Jaffrey-Rindge School District going to put the kids first? Every year the budget goes up and every year they cut programs. Every year parents need to go to the School Board and beg them not to diminish our children’s education further. We … 0

Editorial: Enrollment issues aren’t going away

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Declining enrollment is the issue public school districts throughout our region are facing. In the Jaffrey-Rindge School District, it’s led to a decision to shrink the music program for the coming school year; in the ConVal District, it has Bennington Select Board members talking and wondering if a … 0

Peterborough/Sharon: The boom GENERATION

Monday, March 31, 2014

Writer P.J. O’Rourke, born in 1947, is a senior member of the Baby Boom generation. “We are the generation that changed everything,” O’Rourke writes in the preface of his latest book, “The Baby Boom.” “Of all the eras … 0

Swimming: Simoneau swims at YMCA meet

Monday, March 31, 2014

Conant freshman Kristyn Simoneau competed in the 2014 New England YMCA Swimming Championships in Andover, Mass. last weekend. Simoneau placed 11th in the 100 backstroke with a time of 1:05:40, 24th in the 100 Fly with a time of 1:07:47 and 19th in the 50 Free with a … 0