Peterborough's planning board delayed ruling Monday night on an application to host weddings, farm-to-table dinners, and other agritourism on a local farm. The Planning Board will visit the site at the end of September, and hold a public meeting later that evening.

Peterborough: Heated debate on farm permit

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — After neighbors of the farm voiced concerns at a public meeting Monday, the Planning Board elected to put off ruling on a permit that, if granted, would allow Four Winds Farm to host weddings, farm-to-table dinners, and other events throughout the year . The board will tour Four Winds Farm in the late afternoon on Sept. 29, and … 0

Peterborough: 100 years at the movies

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

It is the woman in her 80s that refuses to pay the discounted seniors’ price, because she’s not old yet. It’s the woman that marched into the theater one Superbowl Sunday, when the theater was empty, and declared she was not going to watch one more minute of football, and didn’t care what … 0

Peterborough: ‘All in Good Fun’ tackles tough topics at Players

Monday, September 8, 2014

The voice of one crying out in the wilderness. That, the Dartmouth College motto, is embodied by “All In Good Fun” creator, writer and star Talene Monahon, as she brings her original play to the stage to close out the Peterborough Players’ 2014 season. Monahon cries out in many voices throughout the play … 0

Peterborough: New venue for wellness fest

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

To promote healthy living, the Monadnock Rotary Club will be holding their 9th Annual Wellness Festival with a rock climbing wall, fitness demonstrations, and their renowned soup festival. The festival will be at the Peterborough Community Center at … 0

ConVal: Spreading out $750K purchase

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — To soften the blow of a $750,000 invoice for science equipment for K-12, the ConVal School Board’s Education Committee is exploring the possibility of spending this amount incrementally over a number of years. Crista Salamy, speaking for the Education Committee, told the rest of the board … 0

Temple: Unveiling General Miller

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

If you live in the Monadnock region, you’ve probably driven on General Miller Highway, or visited Miller State Park. Perhaps you have seen General Miller Road in Peterborough, or the General Miller House in Temple. But you probably … 0

Peterborough: Crash into utility pole slows traffic

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A Brookline, N.H. man ran his van into a utility pole on Concord Street on Monday morning, snapping the pole in half, and slowing traffic until that night. Capt. Ernest Belletete of the Peterborough Police Department said Sean Marquette, 27, crashed into the utility pole next … 0

Peterborough: Library storytime starts Sept. 30

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The Peterborough Town Library will begin their fall storytime series on Sept. 30. Three weekly storytimes for different age groups will be offered for six weeks. Preschool Storytime will be on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. from Sept. 30 through Nov. 4. The group enjoys picture books together and … 0

Peterborough: Presentation on Scots-Irish settlers

Monday, September 15, 2014

A presentation entitled “The Scots-Irish Settlers of the Contoocook Valley” will be held at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Retired Dartmouth College history professor Jere Daniell will present the talk which is based on his research into Colonial New Hampshire and … 0

Peterborough: Piano concert at RiverMead

Monday, September 15, 2014

Russian pianist Vladimir Svoysky will perform at RiverMead in Peterborough on Sunday, Sept. 21, with the program starting at 2:30 p.m. The program will feature works of J.S. Bach and Frederic Chopin. The concert is free of charge and open to the public. … 0

Peterborough: Three authors speak at Toadstool

Monday, September 15, 2014

The authors of a new book on spirituality and the author of a book collecting the letters of an early 20th-century German woman will be at the Toadstool Bookshop Saturday to sign and discuss their works. At 11 a.m., Albert LaChance and Rebecca LaChance Goodwin will be on … 0

Peterborough: Author will speak to writers’ group

Monday, September 15, 2014

The Monadnock Writers’ Group will meet in the downstairs meeting room at the Peterborough Town Library on Saturday at 9:45 a.m. The featured speaker will be Tim Horvath. He is the author of “Understories,” published by Bellevue Literary Press (2012), which won the New Hampshire Literary Award for … 0

Peterborough: Hymn fest planned for town’s 275th celebrations

Monday, September 15, 2014

A Community Hymn Festival will be held at the Union Congregational Church on Sunday, Oct. 5, at 4 p.m. Area singers are invited to participate in the hymn fest which will be held in honor of the Town of Peterborough’s 275th anniversary. The event will kick off a … 0