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Peterborough: Lending an ear

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Hope Pettegrew of Hancock has never missed a Peterborough Players’ show. Even when her hearing started to fail in the 1990s, she soldiered on, still attending even when she was getting most of the dialogue from her husband sitting next to her, instead of hearing it firsthand. She made do for some time with one of the aids that the Players’ provide for those hard of hearing — a headset that amplifies the sound. But eventually, even that began to fail her. But now, Pettegrew is able to enjoying the Players’ performances firsthand again, just by flipping a switch on her hearing aid. That’s because … 0

Peterborough: Recycled cassette is link to a family’s past

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Caitlin Selby and her 9-year-old daughter Lucy recently stumbled on a treasure while sifting through used cassette tapes at the Mini Mall, or swap shop at the Peterborough Recycling Center. In between used albums by Wham! and Sting was a tape with a handwritten label, “Poetry – Swift Corwin Jr.” Corwin was Selby’s … 0

Hancock: Israel unrest moves meet for swim star

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Kylie Mitchell of Hancock repeated and repeated and repeated her routine to prepare for the 2014 Federation Internationale De Natation World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships scheduled for Aug. 28-30 in Eilat, Israel. The 16 year old would wake up at 4:45 a.m., drive to Keene, swim for two hours, strength-train for another … 0

Letter: Entrepreneur needs our help

Thursday, August 28, 2014

To the editor: At the recent town visioning meeting it was clear that a major concern of Peterborough citizens was how to attract young people to move into the area so that we will have a vibrant demographic profile. We talked about a makerspace to encourage entrepreneurship. As … 0

Letter: Jennifer Daler is my choice

Thursday, August 28, 2014

To the editor: I have lived in Nashua for 27 years, and I am supporting Jennifer Daler of Temple for Executive Council in the Democratic Primary on Sept. 9. If you are a registered Democrat, you have two choices on the printed ballot. If you are an Independent, … 0

COUNTRY LIVING: I’ve been writing this column how long?

Thursday, August 28, 2014

One day 25 years ago this month, just after moving to town, I walked into the Peterborough Transcript office and asked whether they had a need for another columnist. I had already been writing for a paper in the Boston suburbs, but wanted to know what it felt … 0

ConVal School District

Thursday, August 28, 2014

ANTRIM Route1 AM Antrim Elementary 7:44 am BUS TERMINAL Left turn at US-202 HANCOCK RD US-202 CONCORD ST US-202 MAIN ST US-202 CONCORD ST 7:57 am US-202 CONCORD ST 7:58 am US-202 CONCORD ST OLD TURNPIKE RD OLD TURNPIKE RD@GIBSON MOUNTAIN RD US-202 CONCORD ST 8:05 am US-202 CONCORD ST 8:07 am US-202 CONCORD … 0

Peterborough: ‘Exercise your civic right’

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — On Tuesday, RiverMead Lifecare Community residents got the exclusive chance to ask questions of the four candidates facing off for the open District 5 Executive Council seat, during the first of two debates that will be … 0

Peterborough: Garcia talks health care, foreign policy

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — State representative Marilinda Garcia drew national attention, even before she sought to capture the Republican nomination to run for Congress in New Hampshire’s Second District. The 31-year-old Salem woman, who has served four terms in Concord, … 0

Peterborough: ConVal students get lesson in crime

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

How many high school classes have the opportunity to continually be mentored and receive feedback from world-renowned writers and artists? Twelve students at ConVal High School did. The freshmen to seniors in Angela Hartmann’s English class this summer … 0

Peterborough: NHIA merger talk on hold, for now

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The N.H. Institute of Art, which absorbed the Sharon Arts Center in 2012, announced a week ago that lackluster enrollment has put the college in a financial hole, and it is speaking with Southern New Hampshire University in Hookset about merging with them. The Sharon Arts Center, meanwhile, … 0

Dublin: Her passions are teaching, traveling

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

At the age of 22, freshly graduated with degree in hand, Montana Rogers of Dublin is ready to strike out on her next big adventure — and it will take her halfway around the world. On Friday, Rogers … 0

Peterborough: Democrats to hold bake sale

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The Peterborough/Sharon Democratic Committee is holding a bake sale and farmers’ market on Saturday to support local Democratic candidates for this fall’s elections. The group will be selling baked good and fruits, vegetables, flowers and herbs outside of Harlow’s Pub on Grove St. in Peterborough from 8:30 to … 0