Peterborough: Board delays farm use ruling, again

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

The Planning Board once again delayed ruling on whether the owners of Four Winds Farm in Peterborough could hold weddings, farm-to- table meals, and other events throughout the year, after the board deadlocked over whether the farm requires a site plan reviewed because agritourism alters the use of a farm from agriculture to more “commercial” use. The board will continue its meeting for the third time on Oct. 20 at … 0

Peterborough: Joining in song

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

When Mary Ann Fleming first heard that Peterborough would be holding a 275th Anniversary celebration, she knew immediately she wanted to be involved. It was just how she could lend a hand that eluded her. That was, until she attended the Nation Convention of the American Guild of Organists in Boston this June, … 0

MacDowell Downtown: Playwright Boo Killebrew to appear downtown

Monday, September 29, 2014

Boo Killebrew is an actress and playwright tackling complicated subjects as she creates during MacDowell Colony residency. As an actor, Boo Killebrew has had the opportunity to explore both the lighter and darker sides of others’ works, but as a playwright she gets to dig as deep as she wants. And she’s using … 0

Peterborough: Contra dance at Town House, Saturday

Monday, September 29, 2014

The first Saturday Contra Dance at the Peterborough Town House will feature caller Adina Gordon with music by Rebecca Bosworth-Clemens, Jon Cannon, and Michael Sokolovsky on Saturday. Adina Gordon calls dances throughout the country. Clarinetist Rebecca Bosworth-Clemens graduated from the University of Maine in 2010. She had her … 0

Peterborough: ConVal grad in concert

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Shawn David Allen will perform his original music at ConVal High School’s Lucy Hurlin Theater on Friday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. Since graduating from ConVal in 1989, Allen has performed professionally in venues up and down the east coast and as far west as Colorado. His music … 0

ConVal: Donations accepted now for shoe drive

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Region 14 Applied Technology Center’s Careers in Education Program, located at ConVal High School is working collaboratively with Monadnock Community Early Learning Center to raise funds for the center through a school-wide shoe drive. The groups are … 0

Birth announcement:

Monday, September 29, 2014

Born at Monadnock Community Hospital, Peterborough: ROGGENKAMP: A girl, Cecilia Rose, weighing 7 pounds, 13 ounces, to Frank and Jennifer (Briggs) and Frank Roggenkamp of Peterborough, Sept. 17, 2014. Grandparents are Mark and Penny Briggs of Peterborough, and Frank Roggenkamp and Rosemary Giuffrida of Huntington, N.Y. … 0

Viewpoint: How NH’s tax on the 1 percent became a tax on the middle class

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

New Hampshire’s interest and dividends tax has strayed very far from its roots as a tax on the rich. The tax was created in 1923, at the end of the Progressive Era. In the nineteenth century, most taxes were property taxes. After the Civil War, as the industrial … 0

Greenfield: Pantry, clothes closet open house

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

First, some background: DeMoulas Super Markets, Inc., under the trade name Market Basket, is a chain of 71 supermarkets in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts, with headquarters in Tewksbury, Mass. From 1990 through late August 2014, the company was the center of controversy as the families of cousins … 0

Dover: Arson case heats up

Monday, September 29, 2014

An attorney for former Peterborough firefighter and alleged arsonist Gregory Potter contended in court on Friday that a detective for the Durham Police Department violated Potter’s constitutional rights. Potter, 23, is accused of setting a series of fires … 0


Monday, September 29, 2014

Michael Dukakis, the former governor of Massachusetts and the 1988 Democratic-nominee for president, repeated and repeated one of his foundational principles to a Peterborough audience last Wednesday. Speaking at the Walter Peterson Forum for Civil Discourse, the 80-year-old … 0

Peterborough: Police urge caution after break-ins

Monday, September 29, 2014

While Peterborough police are continuing to seek information about a string of daytime burglaries that occurred on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of last week, Police Chief Scott Guinard said Monday that his department is making progress in the search for a culprit. Guinard said he couldn’t release any … 0

Dublin: Yankee’s Pierce honored by women’s media group

Monday, September 15, 2014

Sherin Pierce, vice president of Dublin-based Yankee Publishing and publisher of The Old Farmer’s Almanac, North America’s oldest continuously-published periodical, was honored Thursday by Exceptional Women in Publishing, an international association of women in media, at EWIP’s first … 0