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Dublin/Keene: Crowd-funding campaigns popular way to raise cash

Thursday, July 24, 2014

So Zack Danger Brown started one to fund some experiments in the kitchen with potato salad. Others have raised money, including the Peterborough Community Theatre, to switch over to digital projection equipment in their historic theaters. And the method is arguably reaching more people, with very little effort on the part of fundraisers, and possibly raising more money in shorter … 0

New Ipswich / Peterborough: Locals indicted at Superior Court

Monday, July 28, 2014

Several locals were indicted this month by grand juries in Hillsborough County Superior Court on a variety of charges. Timothy Sullivan, 47, of Lyndeborough was indicted on two charges — first-degree assault, a Class A felony, and second-degree assault, a Class B felony. Sullivan allegedly assaulted a 41-year-old man at a home on Center Road on May 3, hitting the man several times … 0

Peterborough: Putting old boards to good use

Monday, July 28, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A newcomer to Peterborough, Craig Zanetta is a photographer and a writer, but also a staunch advocate for recycling, especially when it comes to old buildings. He’s been in town less than a month, but last week he was hard at work in the cottage on the Scott-Farrar Home property on … 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