Director of Public Works Rodney Bartlett addressed the crowd about a potential parking lot project on Grove Street.

Peterborough: Parking lot plan goes to public

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Town officials presented a plan in public hearings Tuesday night to use Downtown TIF District funds to pay for costs associated with a new parking lot off Grove Street, including purchasing a downtown lot for the purpose as well as construction for a total of $1,143,562. The town proposed the latest plan for a new parking lot, a … 0

Peterborough: Net budget proposal up 2.3 percent at $4,878,717

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The Budget Committee and Select Board presented the proposed operating budget to the public on Tuesday, showing an increase of 2.3 percent in the proposed net budget from last year to this year. According to the budget report, this year’s proposed net budget is $4,878,717 as compared to $4,771,140 last year. … 0

ConVal: Petitions 8, 9 by the numbers

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

If the public votes to approve a warrant petition article to close Great Brook School, the ConVal School District would save at least $1,682,880 each year from closing the middle school in Antrim, according to a report the District Model Study Committee published in 2012. Another petition article — to lift from Article … 0

Peterborough: ‘Ruffian on the Stair’ at LHT

Monday, March 2, 2015

ConVal Drama presents “The Ruffian on the Stair” by Joe Orton in the Lucy Hurlin Theater at ConVal High School on Friday at 7 p.m. This dramatic piece, directed by ConVal senior Somerset Young, features a working-class London couple and a mysterious visitor who stirs up old wounds … 0

Peterborough: ‘Leopard Comes to Town’ on Tuesday

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

A multimedia presentation entitled “When a Leopard Comes to Town” will be held at the Mariposa Museum on Tuesday at 7 p.m. In this travel story with a twist, Rhine Singleton, professor of biology and environmental science at Franklin Pierce University, will share some of his recent experiences … 0

Peterborough: ConVal presents a community concert

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

ConVal High School band and choral students will present a free community concert on March 18, from 10 to 11 a.m. The concert will be held in the ConVal gymnasium, which is handicap accessible. … 0

Peterborough: Lunch at the library features woodworker

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

The next Meet the Maker in your Community at the Peterborough Town Library will feature woodworking artist Craig Altobello, who specializes in the fine art of marquetry. The Lunch at the library session will take place on Monday from noon to 1 p.m. Altobello, a juried member of … 0

Peterborough: Players call for summer auditions March 12

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

The Peterborough Players will hold auditions and interviews for the 2015 season on March 12, starting at 7 p.m. Artistic Director Gus Kaikkonen will see auditions from members of Actors’ Equity, non-Equity local actors, and from those interested in joining the Players’ Second Company as an intern or … 0

Editorial: ConVal voters, we have choices!

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Two petition articles on the ConVal ballot may not sit well with everyone, but they offer this: a chance to vote for change. The goals seem clear: Rein in costs while offering the best education our money can buy. It’s the how best to do this that will … 0

Boys’ basketball: A true act of sportsmanship at South Meadow

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The last game of the Blue Winter Slam Basketball Tournament afternoon boys session at SMS turned out to be a championship game. Hillsboro defeated SMS in the first game, the Monadnock defeated SMS in the second game; both … 0

Viewpoint: In support of SB2 for Temple

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

My name is Jeff Sones, I am resident of Temple, a veteran of the U.S. military, and a parent of an active-duty soldier. Last year at Town Meeting, I spoke at the end of the meeting in response to a gentleman’s closing comments regarding the defeat of SB2. … 0

Viewpoint: My Las Vegas visit and what I didn’t do

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

I left town between two of this winter’s monster snowstorms and watched the Super Bowl from a hotel in Las Vegas. This was my first visit, something no one there could believe. Everyone else, apparently, has been there at least five times. My connections to America’s sin city … 0

Viewpoint: Let’s keep our elementary schools

Friday, February 27, 2015

As one of the voters who signed the petition article requesting closure of Great Brook School and returning all fifth graders to the elementary schools in their home towns, I would like to explain my support. My support is driven primarily by my concern for the elementary schools … 0