Peterborough: More housing lots on the table

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Two complicated and lengthy proposed zoning ordinances that will appear on the May 13 ballot captured the attention of about 20 residents at an information session held by the Planning Board on Monday. One calls for adding an Innovative Subdivision Design ordinance, intended to provide developers with design flexibility by allowing smaller clustered lots, which would be mandatory on many developments of 10 acres or more in the rural district. The other, known as the Traditional Neighborhood Overlay Zone, would allow infilling of lots and additional residential housing in a clearly defined area near downtown, where neighborhoods are already established. The informational meeting … 0

Peterborough: Greenerborough at the 7-year mark

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Alpacas, goats and cattle will return to the open field behind the Peterborough Town House, the patio in front of the building will ring with music, and booths for farmers, potters, ice cream and cheese vendors will line both sides of Grove Street during the seventh annual Greenerborough celebration on May … 0

Ideas taking flight

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Penguins cannot fly. Too bad no one told that little fact the hero of Peterborough author and illustrator Lita Judge’s latest children’s book. Armed with a pair of bright red flight goggles and the soul of an eagle, this little penguin is determined to succeed at flight school along with all the other … 0

Letter: In support of Ward for selectman

Monday, April 21, 2014

To the editor, Tyler Ward is running for Peterborough Select Board and this is why Carl and I are supporting him. He’s young. Just that fact would bring great diversity to the board, but of course there has to be more than age. I think there is. Tyler has … 0

Letter: Should we spend more on parking?

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

To the editor: For the last two really nice days I checked out the nice parking area that the town spent a fair amount of money developing down by the Firehouse ,and both sunny days all of the spaces were and are empty, while the parking lot by … 0

Letter: Censorship alive and well here

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

To the editor: I read with interest your viewpoints page “Finding a Way Forward,” intrigued by the simplistic understandings of “compromise” and “civility.” Few historians today, for example, would be able to find the “genius” in the odious Compromise of 1850 which united Daniel Webster and Henry Clay. … 0

Peterborough: Crash sends two to MCH

Monday, April 21, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A husband and wife from Peterborough were taken to Monadnock Community Hospital for treatment after an accident on East Mountain Road early Thursday afternoon. According to Peterborough police, Luis Aguilera, 66, of Peterborough, driving a 2012 … 0

Conval: School Board hopes for smoother sailing this year

Monday, April 21, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — At the first meeting of the Selectmen’s Advisory Committee to the ConVal School Board in the wake of voters’ rejection of the board’s 2014 budget proposal, School Board member Myron Steere of Greenfield promised that things will be done differently in the coming year. Steere, who … 0

Football: Landau to take the helm at ConVal

Monday, April 21, 2014

Paul Landau will be ConVal’s new head football coach, Athletic Director Mark Swasey announced on Saturday. Landau joined the ConVal program last season as an offensive and defensive line coach and was named assistant head coach during the … 0

Region: Pitching in for Earth Day

Monday, April 21, 2014

The snowbanks are melting, receding from the roadsides and revealing the newly-budding grass. And a whole lot of trash that has been hidden under the snow all winter. But those driving along the local roads may be noticing … 0

Peterborough: Catch the big one at kids’ fishing derby

Monday, April 21, 2014

When the ice melts, fishin’ time will be just around the corner! Reserve some time on Saturday morning, May 10 and give your child a chance to win the Derby trophy for the largest fish! No pre-registration is required, but please pick up the Derby rules from the … 0

Peterborough: Healing martial arts classes run Mondays

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Nia Technique classes are being held in the Community Room at the Nubanusit Neighborhood & Farm on Mondays from noon to 1 p.m. Nia blends the power and precision of the martial arts, the grace and expression of the dance arts, and the support and centering qualities of … 0

Peterborough: Fraud Fighters hold protection workshop

Friday, April 18, 2014

Four leading community service providers are teaming up to bring the New Hampshire AARP Fraud Fighters to Peterborough to present their Senior Consumer Protection Workshop.  Consumers lose billions of dollars every year to consumer fraud, scams and identity theft and seniors are among the prime targets.  The sponsors, … 0