Peterborough

Bill seeks to decrease drug overdose deaths

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

A proposed bill would grant limited immunity to people who call 911 to report a drug-related medical emergency. Reporting a drug- or alcohol-related medical emergency could soon give the caller limited immunity from drug-related charges in New Hampshire — an effort intended to encourage the calling of 911 and the potential preservation of life. The bill’s intent is to try to put the brakes on hundreds of overdose deaths a … 0

Runners ready for Boston Marathon

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

John Singelais’s stomach was full of butterflies at the start of the Boston Marathon last year, on the first Patriot’s Day race since the deadly bombing. But once the starting pistol fired, and Singelais ran the 26.2 miles from Hopkinton, Massachusetts, to Boylston Street, he was more than relaxed. He was invigorated by … 0

Conval: Pie and parenting

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Kate Post’s son, Henry, was not enjoying the first grade. She asked her son what he would change about his school day. More recess. More P.E, he said. From Henry’s answer grew the fledgling parents’ organization Parents for Inspiring Education — PIE, for short. Nine parents met at Post’s farmhouse Monday, … 0

Peterborough: The challenges of Haiku at the library

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

“The Challenges of Haiku” will be presented by published poet Susan Murata at the Peterborough Town Library today, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Murata, whose haiku poetry has been published in several national haiku journals, will discuss her journey through the newly popular Japanese poetry form. She reconnected … 0

Peterborough: Two speakers at next Grange meeting

Monday, April 13, 2015

The Peterborough Grange will hold its next program featuring two speakers in the Shieling Forest Community Room on Friday, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The program will be preceded by a potluck supper at 5:30 p.m. Joyce Carroll will discuss the newest endeavors of the Cornucopia Project which … 0

Jaffrey: Two Rivers choir performing Sunday

Monday, April 13, 2015

Two Rivers Community Choir will present a concert entitled “Walk Beside Me” on two dates and at two locations in April. On Sunday at 6:30 p.m., they will perform at United Church of Jaffrey in a concert to benefit Shelter from the Storm. On April 26, at 6:30 … 0

Peterborough: Open house at the Players

Monday, April 13, 2015

The Peterborough Players will be holding an open house meeting at the theater on Sunday at noon. A recap of the prior season will be discussed as well as a preview of the upcoming summer theatrical season. A video featuring Artistic Director Gus Kaikkonen discussing the new season, … 0

Peterborough: Explore weaving, quilting at workshop

Monday, April 13, 2015

Families are invited to explore some traditional arts at a drop-in maker workshop being held at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Several master craftswomen will be onsite to demonstrate weaving, printmaking and quilting. Families will have the opportunity … 0

Peterborough: Monadnock Chorus in concert

Monday, April 13, 2015

The Monadnock Chorus will perform a program of two choral works at the Peterborough Town House on Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 3 p.m. “Dona Nobis Pacem” by Ralph Vaughan Williams and “Five Spirituals from A Child of Our Time” by Michael Tippett will be performed. … 0

Peterborough: Sweetback Sisters return to Players

Monday, April 13, 2015

The Sweetback Sisters return to the Peterborough Players theater in a co-bill concert with The Stray Birds on Saturday at 8 p.m. Sweetback Sisters Emily Miller and Zara Bode, not blood relations, perform honky-tonk songs in harmony. Like the artists they admire, the Sweetbacks are concerned with the … 0

Peterborough: Jazz trio concert at RiverMead Sunday

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The Stevenson Jazz Group will be in concert at RiverMead on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. The group will take a journey through jazz in their 13th annual RiverMead concert. The concert, hosted by the Performing Arts Committee, is open to the public and free of charge. For more … 0

A first look at the area baseball teams

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Conant baseball Coach: Josh Heaphy Last Year’s Record: 6-10 (missed playoffs) First Game: April 15 at Campbell First Home Game: April 17 vs. Brady After missing the playoffs just a year after the Orioles won the DIII state … 0

Boys' tennis: ConVal hosts West, wins first of year

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — ConVal ended a short drought Tuesday and beat Manchester West for its first win of the season. The Cougars (1-1) defeated the Blue Knights (0-3) 7-1, with all of its players winning except for No. 3 … 0