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Peterborough: College honors Bass’ gardening work

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Rosaly Bass is being honored for her life’s work as an organic farmer by Wells College in Aurora, New York, her alma mater. Bass has been selected to receive the Wells College Alumnae and Alumni Award for 2016. She is a member of the class of 1958. Rosaly’s Garden in Peterborough, which Bass founded in 1973, is the state’s oldest and largest certified organic farm, with 25 acres under cultivation. Bass’s farming experience and philosophy took root on the farm she grew up on in the Berkshires of Massachusetts. Her mother was a devoted organic gardener because she believed this approach was healthier for people …

Peterborough: Medical pot plant size slows process

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — Registration for the company certified to grow medical marijuana here has been delayed as the firm prepares its facility, which is more than twice the size of any other in the state, said its CEO. “Our facility is the largest by far in the state,” said John Glowik of Prime Alternative Treatment Centers of New Hampshire. “In the long run, we …

Peterborough: Two-car accident

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

A 2010 Ford Escape sits on a snowbank after it collided with a 2013 Hyundai Elantra on Jaffrey Road near Agway Tuesday afternoon. The driver of the Hyundai, Jessica Anderson, 40, of Peterborough, was brought by ambulance to Monadnock Community Hospital. She was treated for a head injury and released, said Peterborough Police …

Donations would fund theater

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — The undertaking to build a larger theater at ConVal High School won’t appear on the warrant until 2017. And, the Fill the Void organization doesn’t want construction to cost the district a cent. Bob Edwards, vice …

Rindge/Peterborough: Fiorina at FPU today, Cruz at Town House

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

As presidential hopefuls descend on the Granite State in the five-day crunch before the primary, two Republican candidates will hold town halls in the region. Former executive Carly Fiorina will be at Franklin Pierce University today at 3:20 p.m. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz will be at the Peterborough …

Candidates file for open positions

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The deadline to file for town offices has passed, and voters are getting their first looks at who their choices for local government are. If you missed the deadline, it’s too late to get your name on the ballot, but candidates can run write-in campaigns. Here is a …

Skiing / snowboarding: Get stoked

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Crotched Mountain is well-known for its extensive series of terrain parks, breeding scores of skiers and snowboarders who can hit the wildest tricks imaginable off the mountain’s plethora of ramps, pipes and other installations. But what does it …

Alpine skiing: Tamok sweeps at Sunapee

Monday, February 1, 2016

The ConVal Alpine ski team competed in their only regular-season away meet on Friday, heading to Mt. Sunapee for a day of slalom and grand slalom events at the Southern New Hampshire Championships. In the SL, Eli Tamok took the day, finishing first overall in 1:02.78. Aiden Hall …

Exquisite Picks: Digging deep into a snack stadium

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

For the final installment of Exquisite Picks, I hosted a Pro Bowl party. You read that correctly, a Pro Bowl party. Don’t worry, I don’t have cable, so we didn’t actually watch the Pro Bowl. It is however, …

Peterborough: Fire chief visits seniors

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Nominations sought for preservation awards

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The New Hampshire Preservation Alliance is seeking nominations for its annual Preservation Achievement Awards. The awards recognize individuals, organizations, or businesses in the categories of restoration and stewardship, rehabilitation and adaptive use, compatible new construction, public policy, and educational and planning initiatives. The deadline for submissions is March …

Peterborough: Rec Dept. hosts Chinese New Year lunch

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Chinese food and music will be the highlights of the Peterborough Recreation Department’s special senior lunch on Friday in honor of the Chinese New Year. The celebration, for those over 50 years old, will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Peterborough Community Center. Lunch is …

Jaffrey: First Church hosts ministers in February

Saturday, January 30, 2016

The Rev. Randall Farrara, who reads most of the languages of Biblical times, and the Rev. Robin Lunn, who is inspired by liturgy, are conducting services in February at The First Church in Jaffrey (Congregational/United Church of Christ). …