Peterborough: Flood stories sought for documentary

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

A documentary film project on flooding in the Monadnock region is underway and the film’s producers are looking for personal testimony. An event this weekend in Peterborough offers those with stories or photographs a chance to share their experiences about local flooding. “We are hoping to get 15 to 25 people who have memories about local flooding,” said John Harris, … 0

Peterborough: She’s on point

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Most eighth-grade students at South Meadow can’t wait to move onto high school, and experience their first relationships, learn to drive, and stay out late with friends. Not Lei-Lani Finch. “You can do more than that,” said the 13-year-old ballerina, who hopes to enroll in a dance academy in New York City sophomore … 0

Peterborough: Well School’s Bobcat bill heads to Senate floor

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Thanks to some civic-minded, animal-loving fourth- and fifth-grade students at The Well School, the bobcat is one step closer to becoming the state wildcat. On April 16, the Senate Rules, Enrolled Bills and Internal Affairs Committee unanimously approved HB423, which students from the independent elementary school in Peterborough lobbied their legislators to draft. The Senate plans to address the bill on the floor, … 0

Peterborough: DAR chapter honors students

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Mascenic senior Kailey Allen, Conant senior Nathan Wheeler and ConVal senior William MacPhee have been selected as the DAR Good Citizens by the Mary Varnum-Platts Peterborough Chapter. Allen is Class Treasurer which she has been for four years, … 0

Peterborough: Bamboo, blossoms at RiverMead

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Bamboos and Cherry Blossoms will be presented at the RiverMead auditorium on Sunday, at 2:30 p.m. The concert will present a multi-ethnic, dance-music collaboration with Michiko Kurata, kabuki dancer, Chris Molina, shakuhachi, and Clauudia Erland, koto. The concert is open to the public and free of charge. For … 0

Peterborough: Live at the Met double bill, Saturday

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The final Metropolitan Live Opera Series in HD will conclude the season with the presentation of two operas to be screened at the Peterborough Players theater on Saturday, April 25, at 12:30 p.m. Tenor Marcelo Álvarez takes the … 0

Peterborough: Great American letters read

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Entrees and Encores will present “Great American Letters,” an evening of dinner and readings, at Waterhouse Restaurant on Wednesday. A three-course meal will be followed by the reading of historically significant letters by Americans George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Groucho Marx, Ernest Hemingway, Mother Jones, and others. The letters … 0

Peterborough: Celtic Woman trip planned

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

A trip to see the Celtic Woman: 10th Anniversary Celebration show at the Hanover Theatre in Worcester, Massachusetts on June 20 is being offered by the Peterborough Recreation Department. Celtic Woman is known for performing a wide variety of traditional Irish standards, classical favorites, and contemporary pop songs … 0

Peterborough: Hearth cooking at Monadnock Center

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture will host a hearth cooking demonstration on May 2, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. as a compliment to the Greenerborough Festival. The hearth cooking demonstration will take place in the … 0

Peterborough police log: April 23, 2015

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Peterborough Tuesday, April 14 Vehicle crash: At 1:31 a.m., a 17-year-old Antrim driver lost control of a 2005 KIA Spectra after driving at a high rate of speed on High Street near Saint Peters Cemetery, according to police. The driver lost control of the sedan during a sharp … 0

Letters: I knew a girl caught in a trap

Friday, March 27, 2015

To the editor: We’ve seen another letter about the favors done for wildlife by compassionate hunters and trappers, but I don’t think the writer listened while in science class. Animal life began 600 million years ago; mammals have been here for 200 million years, Adam and Eve didn’t … 0

Letters: Humans do affect the climate

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

To the editor: I am responding to Ed Rintoul, who recently wrote to point out that large, rapid swings in climate have occurred in the past, independent of human activity. The facts cited by Rintoul are correct. The timings of glacial and interglacial periods are determined by Earth’s … 0

Letter: Bear sighting in Peterborough

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

To the editor: A heads-up to walkers and residents living just west of the traffic lights in Peterborough: We spotted a mother bear and two cubs walking on lower Old Dublin Road, then heading up the hill towards Goyette Drive early Tuesday morning. Bill Chatfield Peterborough … 0