Peterborough

Tyler LeBlanc, a member of ConVal High School's bass fishing team, shows School Board members some of the equipment used by the team.

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 as a club last year, wants to start the process toward becoming an official team sport at ConVal. “What we need is … 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 walk together through downtown Peterborough on Saturday, Oct. 11. “I’m trying to get the word … 0

ConVal: Paraprofessional job, iPads and Chromebooks restored

Monday, July 21, 2014

ConVal High School students will be getting additional iPad computers next year after all, following a recent School Board decision to restore funding that had been cut after voters rejected the district’s budget proposal in March. Because of larger than anticipated savings in the School District’s health insurance costs, board members at their June 17 meeting agreed to spend $129,000 for both iPad … 0

Peterborough: Tennis lessons start now at Rec Dept.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Private or group tennis lessons at the Peterborough Recreation Department are available now. Coordinators are Will Vaillancourt and the PRD. Open to children or adults, singles or in a group; we now have a new tennis instructor who is willing to accommodate to your individual learning preference and … 0

Peterborough: Exchange students seek host families in Peterborough

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Visiting students, ages 15-18, from around the world including Germany, Spain, Switzerland, and Thailand are seeking host families in and around Peterborough for the upcoming 2014-2015 academic school year. Host families are needed for the fall semester and full school year. Host families (traditional families, singles, empty nesters, … 0

ConVal: Scholarship winners honored at dinner

Thursday, July 17, 2014

An unusual dinner celebration for two 2014 ConVal Community Scholarship Foundation award winners happened at The Village at RiverMead last week. Meghan Close of Peterborough won her scholarship award to earn a certificate or degree in Environmental Science at the University of Vermont. Dakota Jones of Antrim will … 0

Peterborough: Just Create Summer Camp still seeking campers

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Just Create Summer Art Camp is up and running for its second year in a row. Their numbers have grown and the families are happy. Patrick Cogan and Carole Storro who owns the camp have developed all new … 0

Jaffrey: Project Shakespeare presenting three plays

Monday, July 21, 2014

Celebrating 20 years, Project Shakespeare will present three productions for their 2014 summer season including a new program for elementary and middle school students. Performances will run from July 24 through Aug. 4 at locations in Jaffrey, Rindge and Peterborough. The mainstage company will present “The Taming of … 0

Peterborough: Farm supper at Rosaly’s Garden July 30

Monday, July 21, 2014

The second Peterborough-grown farm supper will take place outdoors at Rosaly’s Garden July 30, at 6 p.m. A garden tour will precede the meal. Peterborough Grown, an independent organization that works in cooperation with the Peterborough Agricultural Commission, is holding the supper to celebrate the abundance, diversity and … 0

Editorial: How does the past shape the future?

Monday, July 21, 2014

Everyone agrees there’s something special about the Monadnock region that draws so many here for the summer, fall foliage season and beyond. Mount Monadnock and other scenic features are popular among outdoor enthusiasts, and the Peterborough Players, MacDowell Colony and the various live music opportunities, among many others, … 0

Letter: Solar project will cost us in the end

Monday, July 21, 2014

To the editor: In his letter to the editor on July 17 concerning the proposed solar installation, Peterborough Planning Board member Alan Zeller assures the public that “the grant money comes from PSNH, not the federal government, not the ratepayers, but our utility.” So where does he think … 0

Peterborough: Condo hearing continued

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Planning Board members on Monday accepted an application from developer Jack Belletete, who wants to build 29 condominium units in five buildings on the site of the former Lobacki egg farm off Route 202. But a … 0

Peterborough: Subcommittee formed for agricultural amendment

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — In May, voters approved a petition zoning amendment aimed at giving farmers more options for the use of their land. The amendment to the zoning ordinance, which passed by a vote of 470 to 376, called for a conditional use process by which the Planning Board … 0