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Peterborough Public Works Director Rodney Bartlett speaks at a Special Town Meeting on Tuesday where voters unanimously approved plans for a solar array to power the town's wastewater plant.

Peterborough: Solar array project moves forward

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Voters were unanimous in their endorsement of solar energy on Tuesday, giving the Select Board the go-ahead to negotiate a 20-year lease with a company that plans to build the largest solar array in the state, on the site of one of the town’s former sewage lagoons off Pheasant Road. The solar installation, to be built by Borrego … 0

Football: ConVal middle school team seeks players

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

ConVal is proud to announce its inaugural season in the Granite State Football League for Middle School Football. The team is open to select 6th-graders and all 7th- and 8th-graders. The team will be coached by John Reitnauer (former head ConVal Varsity football coach and most recently an assistant football coach at Franklin Pierce University) and assisted by Kevin Carne. Practices are Aug. … 0

Softball: ConVal rolls in summer action Monday at Swanzey Center

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Cougars arrived at Swanzey Center with an array of players ranging from incoming freshman to seniors with the idea of getting an inside look at what has allowed the team to celebrate a state championship sandwiched between a pair of semifinal game appearances. The mixed bag of Cougars proved to much for … 0

Players Review: ‘The Granite State’ — a writer’s dilemma

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

He draws you in with his wit and intellect. He’s loquacious, dramatic, entertaining. He’s self-absorbed, hedonistic, moody, with a penchant for falling in love. He’s a writer named George in Charles Morey’s brand new play, “The Granite State.” … 0

Peterborough: Vision Forum report offers ideas for the town’s future

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

1. Improving means and access to transportation, with bike paths, maps and quality sidewalks to ensure access to community resources. 2. Creating a transparent, lasting, sustainable public/private organization to leverage current assets, effect policies, coordinate and promote outreach. 3. Promoting balanced growth while conserving the look and feel … 0

Peterborough: Community Center gets grant for kitchen

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Construction should get underway this summer on a kitchen at the Peterborough Community Center on Elm Street, after town officials announced this week that a recent $27,503 grant will provide the final funding needed for the $140,000 project. Select Board Chair Barbara Miller said the grant … 0

Album review: The Chatfield Phoenix offers up duality and emotion on latest release

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

“Nest of Bones,” the new album by Hancock/Peterborough duo The Chatfield Phoenix, is an exercise in duality. Seth Chatfield and Adam Phoenix play off each other perfectly, with a pair of acoustic guitars and vocal harmonies twisting and … 0

Peterborough: Let the great music be heard!

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Sunday will be the listening experience of the summer. Dr. Bill Banfield and Jazz Urbane will be performing at the Unitarian Universalist Church, starting at 12:15 p.m., following his 11 a.m. lecture for the Monadnock Summer Lyceum. Banfield’s … 0

Jaffrey: Living with Lyme: a struggle and a success

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

JAFFREY — Not many people would be happy about the opportunity to get back to 10-hour days at work. But for Steve Rigopoulos, owner of Steve’s Lettering in Jaffrey, who spent several years struggling with crippling fatigue and … 0

Peterborough: Vacation Bible school to be held

Monday, July 21, 2014

Children entering kindergarten through grade 6 are invited to attend a week-long vacation Bible school at Monadnock Congregational Church, Aug. 4 to 8, from 6 to 8 p.m. The theme for the camp will be Weird Animals — Where Jesus’ Love Is One-of-a-Kind. Each day leaders will reinforce … 0

ConVal: Students staging the ‘Little Mermaid, Jr.’

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

ConVal Drama will present a production of “The Little Mermaid, Jr. ” in the Lucy Hurlin Theatre at ConVal High School for three performances beginning Thursday, July 31. This 90-minute version of the 1989 Disney film “The Little … 0

Stoddard: Celebrate the world of Roald Dahl, July 31

Monday, July 21, 2014

The Mariposa Museum will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and other Dahl books and poems on the grounds of the historic Lake Falls Lodge property in Stoddard on July 31, from 5 to 8 p.m. Attendees will be served from a … 0

Peterborough: ‘Creative Places’ photo exhibit at Sharon Arts

Monday, July 21, 2014

A special exhibit of photographs by Dr. Robert Sargent Fay is on display at the Sharon Arts Center. Fay’s estate has organized a small collection of his “Creative Places” series, photography of nature and artists at work focusing on the places that provide creative inspiration that will be … 0