The Planning Board approved Dancing Ground Farms Conditional Use Permit to host weddings, farm-to-table meals, and seasonal events on Four Winds Farm.

Peterborough: Town sued over farm code

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — The Planning Board has approved the first permit for a farm in Peterborough to host weddings, farm-to-table meals, and other seasonal and educational events throughout the year, after delaying their decision twice. Neighbors of the farm have voiced numerous objections to the farm’s application in public hearings this fall. Several of the neighbors did not wait to hear … 0

Rindge: State Senate candidates square off in FPU debate

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

RINDGE — Candidates for New Hampshire’s 9th and 12th State Senate districts met Tuesday afternoon at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge for a debate sponsored by the university’s Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communications and the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript. Present were the candidates for the New Hampshire Senate’s 12th District, Peggy Gilmour (D-Hollis) and Kevin … 0

ConVal: School Board won’t talk consolidation for 3 years

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

TEMPLE — The ConVal School Board decided Tuesday to not consider a proposal to close the district’s two middle schools, at least not for the next three years. In arriving at the decision, the board referred to a vote taken in the spring to not discuss any questions about consolidation again until 2017. … 0

Peterborough: Bridge work could take time

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Both lanes of the Main Street Bridge may have to be closed from March to November of 2016 while it is rebuilt, Rodney Bartlett told the Select Board on Tuesday, if the town wants to preserve … 0

Peterborough: Rec basketball starts in mid-November

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Silver Valley (boys) and Emerald Valley (girls) basketball leagues are offered for 5th through 6th graders. This is the next step in local basketball; competition is a more active component of this program. Participants compete against students in neighboring towns within the Monadnock Region. This league consists … 0

Peterborough: Two ‘Arts on Screen’ events at the Players

Monday, October 20, 2014

Two Arts on Screen events will be shown at the Peterborough Players this weekend. National Theatre Live’s broadcast of “Frankenstein” returns on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 8 p.m. Directed by Academy Award-winner Danny Boyle (“Trainspotting,” “Slumdog Millionaire”), “Frankenstein” features Benedict Cumberbatch (“12 Years A Slave,” “Star Trek: Into … 0

Cross-country: LaBrie leads the way for Boynton at middle school race

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

On a dark and overcast day that both threatened rain and breaks of sun, 2900 middle school cross country athletes took to the trails of Londonderry to contest the 41st New Hampshire Middle School cross country championships. The … 0

Peterborough: Book illustrator at Treat Goods Saturday

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Illustrator Jill Weber will be discussing and signing her new book “Cat In The City” at Treat Goods on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 1 to 3 p.m. The book tells the story of a city savvy stray cat named Pretty Boy who has always managed to make it … 0

Peterborough: Historical novel, memoir at Toadstool Saturday

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Two authors will be at the Toadstool Bookshop on Saturday, Oct. 25, to discuss and sign their books. At 11 a.m. Tim Weed will talk about his historical novel “Will Poole’s Island.” Set in 17th century Connecticut, it is the story of young Will’s eye-opening encounter with the … 0

Peterborough: ‘Rocky Horror’ show screens on Halloween

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The musical comedy horror film, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” will be shown at the Peterborough Community Theatre for a Halloween party and screening on Oct. 31. The 1975 cult classic is the longest running theatrical release in film history. In keeping with its reputation for late night … 0

Backyard Birder: Notes from the (hawk) watch: The daily account is more than numbers

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Last November, as the fall hawkwatch season up on Pack Monadnock came to an end, my Backyard Birder column was mostly excerpts from Hawkwatcher Henry’s daily reports. Each day’s count is submitted to a continent-wide network of hawkwatches, … 0

Roundup: CV boys top Milford

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

ConVal boys’ soccer The ConVal boys soccer team rebounded from a tough loss against Souhegan on Monday with a win against Milford Tuesday night. Leading the way again for the Cougars was freshman phenom Max Sturges, who scored … 0

Letters: Vote for responsible governance

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

To the editor: I was raised in a Republican-leaning household. My earliest recollections were of Dwight Eisenhower as president. In the 66 years since, I have never heard any minority leader announce that his goal was to make the president fail until Senator Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) declared his … 0