Peterborough

Rev. Robert Marrone displays his watercolor of the Union Congregational Church, where he is the new settled pastor.

Peterborough: Marrone brings an artistic touch to UCC community

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Many Americans no longer view church as the heart of a community, says the Rev. Robert Marrone of the United Congregational Church. And that’s something he’s hoping to change. “[But] I actually believe the church is as important or more important because of what it offers in a world that’s fractured, in a world that’s divided,” says Marrone. …

Jaffrey: Guilty plea expected in heroin dealing case

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

One of two men allegedly caught dealing heroin in the area is expected to plead guilty, according to court documents. Alan D. Wheeler, 26, of Jaffrey is scheduled to appear at the Cheshire Superior Court, Keene next Wednesday for a plea and sentencing hearing for a special felony controlled drug charge. Wheeler has agreed to enter a guilty plea and serve two to …

Peterborough: Larger student body leads to staffing issues

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — With classes like industrial arts and consumer family at South Meadow School too large to be safe, additional arts classes are being proposed. But first the district’s business manager must find the money to pay for a second arts teacher. Katherine Fox is South Meadow’s only art teacher, after district officials …

Peterborough: Website a lure for incoming business

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Members of the Economic Development Authority unveiled a website that is meant to draw businesses and residents here and connect them with the resources to do so. When describing the website to the Select Board Tuesday, …

UPDATE: MCH accepting patients again after four-day outage

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

UPDATE: Friday, 1 p.m. After a four-day systems outage, Monadnock Community Hospital began performing surgeries today (Friday), according to hospital officials. The operating room was the last part of the hospital that hadn't yet resumed operations after a …

Peterborough: A Community Conversation about literacy on Sept. 8

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture, in partnership with the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, is presenting a Community Conversation on Literacy. This will be held in Bass Hall at the Monadnock Center on Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. In this Community Conversation we look at some of the …

Peterborough: SAC exhibit opening Sept. 4

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

An exhibit titled “Abstract Body” will be on display at the Sharon Arts Center beginning with an opening reception on Sept. 4. Exhibitors include Jutta Koether, Amanda Church, Dennis Kardon, Paul Pagk, Sangram Majumdar, Rachel Beach, Jennifer Paige Cohen, Lee Newton, Carrie Moyer, Lucy Mink Covello, Susan Metrican, …

Peterborough: Jerry Wile featured at Open Stage Friday

Monday, August 31, 2015

Jerry Wile will be the featured performer at the First Friday Parish Hall Open Stage held at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Friday. Wile will be performing and singing traditional songs and an occasional tune he has written. …

Peterborough: Reception at Town House for new exhibit

Monday, August 31, 2015

A wine and cheese reception will be held on Friday, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., for the opening of a photography exhibit at the Peterborough Town House. “Natural History of the Monadnock Region” is an exhibit of photographs …

Peterborough: Learn about geocaching at PTL

Monday, August 31, 2015

More than 40 treasures called geocaches are hidden within the boundaries of the town of Peterborough. An introduction to geocaching will be offered at the Peterborough Town Library on Wednesday, at 6:30 p.m. to show people how to find them. Geocaching is a fun family activity to search …

Peterborough: Group visiting glass art studios

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

The Explore New England Group is planning to visit three locations on its next trip set for Tuesday, Sept. 15. The van will leave the Peterborough Community Center at 10 a.m. for a visit to Terrapin Glassblowing Studio in Jaffrey. Next will be a lunch stop at the …

MacDowell Downtown: Jazz composer, pianist Frank Carlberg presents Friday

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Music found among his father’s records eventually inspired Frank Carlberg to move from his native Finland to America where he could immerse himself in the culture that gave birth to jazz. The immersion nearly three decades ago was …

Cross-country: Local high school runners ready to make noise

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

The Conant, ConVal and Mascenic cross-country teams are looking to make some noise this fall on the wooded trails of Derryfield Park and Mines Falls. With the youth movement in place and team member numbers on the rise, …