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Peterborough Public Works Director Rodney Bartlett speaks at a Special Town Meeting on Tuesday where voters unanimously approved plans for a solar array to power the town's wastewater plant.

Peterborough: Solar array project moves forward

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Voters were unanimous in their endorsement of solar energy on Tuesday, giving the Select Board the go-ahead to negotiate a 20-year lease with a company that plans to build the largest solar array in the state, on the site of one of the town’s former sewage lagoons off Pheasant Road. The solar installation, to be built by Borrego … 0

Football: ConVal middle school team seeks players

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

ConVal is proud to announce its inaugural season in the Granite State Football League for Middle School Football. The team is open to select 6th-graders and all 7th- and 8th-graders. The team will be coached by John Reitnauer (former head ConVal Varsity football coach and most recently an assistant football coach at Franklin Pierce University) and assisted by Kevin Carne. Practices are Aug. … 0

Softball: ConVal rolls in summer action Monday at Swanzey Center

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Cougars arrived at Swanzey Center with an array of players ranging from incoming freshman to seniors with the idea of getting an inside look at what has allowed the team to celebrate a state championship sandwiched between a pair of semifinal game appearances. The mixed bag of Cougars proved to much for … 0

Peterborough: White is the color in new SAC exhibit

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Artist Rosemary Conroy will present her version of “The White Album” in a show at the Sharon Arts Center opening Aug. 1. An exhibit of original acrylic paintings that together form a travelogue of the artist’s recent expeditions, Conroy plans to feature the many species of white animals … 0

Peterborough: Shakespeare in the garden, Saturday

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Project Shakespeare will be performing “Taming of the Shrew” at the Cornucopia Community Garden, behind the Peterborough Community Center, on Saturday at 6 p.m. Attendees are invited to bring a picnic dinner to enjoy during the show. Admission is $7 for adults, and $5 for seniors and students. … 0

Peterborough: Music in Depot Park set for Friday

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The free summer concert series continues in Depot Park Friday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Pati Cloutier will be joined by Ken Cloutier on bass guitar, Jeremy Brown on keyboard, Paul Stowell on drums, and Kenny Hamshaw on lead guitar, providing a wide range of musical styles. In … 0

Peterborough: Filmmaker Lynch subject of film screening, Monday

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

A documentary on filmmaker David Lynch entitled “Meditation, Creativity, Peace” will be screened at the Peterborough Community Theater Monday at 7:30 p.m. Five years ago, a team of filmmakers set out to answer several questions. Where does David Lynch get all those ideas? Why is he so prolific … 0

Letter: Construction zone is disorganized

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

To the editor: Who in the world has set up the crazy rows of cones and made it impossible for any vehicle bigger than a car or pickup to get around the group of cones on Union and Elm streets? No way emergency equipment can get through there. … 0

Editorial: CEO firing pits people vs. profits

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

In the world of retail stores — and, some would argue, in every universe we currently exist within — the almighty dollar rules. That appears to be the driving force behind the recent decision made by the Market Basket Board of Directors to relieve longtime, beloved CEO Arthur … 0

Viewpoint: Fresh perspective helps family get back on its feet

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

A family of four, including both parents, is now at the Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter. They heard about MATS through their town welfare officer and moved in several weeks ago. They are working hard to keep a bright outlook on their situation and to move ahead. The husband … 0

Editorial: Leading the way with solar array

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Paying 8 cents per kilowatt hour for electricity rather than 14 cents seems like a no-brainer. It clearly was the deciding factor for the 130 or so Peterborough residents who turned out for Tuesday’s Special Town Meeting. They unanimously endorsed the town’s plan to partner with Borrego Solar, … 0

Conval: Bass fishing club takes steps towards team status

Monday, July 21, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Last October, ConVal’s bass fishing team concluded its first season on the water by finishing fifth overall and first in the smallmouth bass category at the NHIAA championship on Lake Winnisquam. Now the team, which competed … 0

Peterborough: Walk for cancer seeking volunteers

Monday, July 21, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Ruth Cilley is looking for a special group of people who want to march in October’s parade celebrating the town’s 275th anniversary. A breast cancer survivor herself, Cilley, who lives in Peterborough, wants to gather other women who have dealt with the disease so they can … 0