Peterborough

Francestown architect on mission to educate over the air waves in Africa

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Before Cameron Leandri, who is originally from Francestown, traveled to Tanzania and Burundi in the spring, the 24-year-old had never dreamed of being a humanitarian architect. That all changed when he gave his half-empty soda to an African child in a Tanzanian village. Leandri, Paul Peterzo — Leandri’s architecture professor at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston — … 0

Peterborough: ZBA approves Stone Barn condos

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The iconic yet dilapidated Stone Barn may have collapsed this winter if its new owners — Stan Fry of Peterborough and Bradford Malt of Boston, Massachusetts — hadn’t pour hundreds of thousands of dollars in to saving it. Now, Fry, Malt, and Cy Gregg, who has now joined the partnership, plan … 0

Peterborough: Man buried alive in snow

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — In a scene more reminiscent of a mountain avalanche than a Peterborough neighborhood, a local man was buried alive in 2 feet of snow in his own yard on Old Street Road for several hours Sunday afternoon, after the snow slid off his metal roof and fell on top of him.  “There's no other way … 0

Peterborough: Potter sentencing May 26

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Gregory Potter – a former volunteer firefighter and EMT in Peterborough who was convicted of arson earlier this month, after he set fire to five apartment buildings in Durham – will have his sentencing hearing on May 26 at the Strafford County Superior Courthouse in Dover. Potter is … 0

Concord: Anthem speaks on data security breach in N.H.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Editor’s note: this story is adapted from an article which appeared in Wednesday’s Concord Monitor. Almost four weeks after the insurer disclosed a massive nationwide data breach, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield released an initial estimate on the number of New Hampshire customers “impacted” by the cyberattack: 667,866. … 0

Peterborough: Carbon footprint Conversation March 10

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture, in partnership with the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, presents a Community Conversation about Personal Options for Lowering Our Carbon Footprint, on March 10 at 7 p.m., in the Monadnock Center’s Bass Hall, in Peterborough. Energy is always in the news, and there is … 0

Peterborough: Medical Mission trip to Jamaica presented

Friday, February 20, 2015

On Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m., Dr. Adele DeVera will deliver a slide show presentation on her medical mission trip to Jamaica in August 2014. Dr. Adele is a pediatrician at Monadnock Community Hospital and a parishioner … 0

Nordic skiing: Local middle-schoolers place well at Nordic meet

Friday, February 20, 2015

Last week, thhe Middle School State Nordic Championships were held at Center Sandwich. For the girls’ race, Dublin residents and Well School students took home the top two spots. Lillian Bates came in first and Agnes Macy placed … 0

Peterborough: Military support group meeting set for March 21

Monday, February 23, 2015

The Circle of Strength Military Support Group will hold its next meeting at the Bond Wellness Center conference room on Saturday, March 21, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. The group is for moms, friends and family members with someone in any branch of the military. New members are … 0

Peterborough: Tesla author at Toadstool Saturday

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Vladimir Pistola will be at the Toadstool Bookshop to sign and discuss his novel “Tesla: A Portrait With Masks” on Saturday at 11 a.m. The influence of Serbian inventor Nikola Tesla is undeniable. His hundreds of inventions and … 0

Peterborough: ‘My Father’s Garden’ continues food series

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The Cornucopia Project is continuing its Food for Thought documentary series with a screening of “My Father’s Garden” on Tuesday, at 6 p.m. The film, which will be shown at the Peterborough Community Theater, tells the story of two very different farmers who are united by their common … 0

Peterborough: Jazz history and concert presented Sunday

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The Journey Through Jazz all-star jazz band will be in concert at the RiverMead auditorium on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. The band will present a brief musical history of jazz music from its early beginnings in New Orleans in the early 1900’s and Chicago jazz of the roaring … 0

Peterborough: Gents bow, ladies know how

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The late Bob McQuillen of Peterborough was a longtime teacher at ConVal, as well as a larger-than-life figure in the contra dance world. He is known for his music, and for passing on his love of it to … 0