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The Peterborough Chamber of Commerce will host an online art auction from April 22 through May 4.

Peterborough: GET YOUR BIDS IN

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

It’s time to dust off your virtual bidding paddle and prepare for the annual Peterborough Chamber of Commerce’s online art auction, featuring paintings, photographs and sculpture from artists around the region and beyond. This Friday, potential buyers will get the opportunity to view the art and meet the artists during the auction’s art opening. The art will be on display at Sterling Business Management on Route 202 starting Friday and through the art auction, which will be held from April 22 through May 4. Linda Greenwood of Peterborough submitted two of her photographs to the auction this year. Greenwood specializes in photographing florals and landscapes, … 0

Roundup: Clough throws complete game

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The ConVal varsity baseball team beat Milford 3-2 in the 2014 opener. Senior hurler Ivon Clough threw a complete game, striking out 12 while walking one and giving up six hits. ConVal’s offense was led by Mathias Fressilli, senior, with two hits and two runs scored. Danny Allen, freshmen, had two hits and one run scored. Matt Davis, sophomore, had two hits and … 0

Dispatches from the Glass Museum: Energy transmogrifies into a physical form at the Thing

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

I know I’ve been talking mostly about music in our time together over the last few weeks. Well, music and myself: I’m no journalist; I can’t separate my point of view from the story, and often fall into wild storms of adjectives. My editor tells me all of that is antithetical to the … 0

Peterborough: ML

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Jefferson Allen and John Kaufhold of the Peterborough Masonic Altemont Lodge #26 F+AM present a check for $500 to Mary Lee Leedham of the Peterborough Food Pantry. The generous donation was a gift from the Grimshaw-Gudewicz Foundation and … 0

Peterborough: Library offers vacation week programs

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The Peterborough Town Library is offering three special programs for families during the week of April Vacation: On Monday, at 10:30 a.m. Peter Boie, Magician for Non-Believers, will perform a magic show for all ages. His unique show has been called “hysterical, captivating, witty and astonishing.” He is … 0

Peterborough/Lyndeborough: Annual roadside trash pickups

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Peterborough’s annual Earth Day roadside litter pick-up is April 18-22 this year. Families, neighbors, school, church and company teams typically adopt a section of road. About 80 of Peterborough’s 90 miles of roads have been officially adopted by volunteers committed to the annual spring pick-up. For a few … 0

Court log: April 8, 2014

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Greenfield police Joshua Forand, 26, of New Boston, operating without a valid license, $124. Whitney Horak, 19, of Lyndeborough, possession of marijuana, $560 with $250 suspended for 12 months on the condition of no further misdemeanors or felonies and no violations for serious or alcohol-related matters; transporting an … 0

Viewpoint: ‘If you want the service, you have to pay for it’

Thursday, April 10, 2014

When Gary and I were paying the bills the other day, we started talking about the ever-rising costs for services. Seems like we’re paying more for so many things. The satellite TV service has gone up $15 a month since we signed on a few years ago. Our … 0


Monday, April 14, 2014

To the editor: It is Monday morning, April 14 and it is sunny and warm, and the downtown parking lot by the theater is full. However, the 10 spaces the town developed for parking down by the firehouse are empty. I guess it’s just too much to walk … 0

Viewpoint: Watch out for zoning amendments

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

To the voters of the town of Peterborough: At the 2014 Town Meeting of Peterborough to be held on Tuesday, May 13, voters will be asked to vote on the 11 zoning amendments proposed by the Peterborough Planning Board and three amendments proposed by private individuals. All of … 0

Letter: Let’s find a way for all to be heard

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

To the editor: As he has stated, Mr. Butch Estey is indeed very fortunate to have beaten throat cancer; having a permanent change in vocal ability can be debilitating and frustrating at times. But I doubt this applies to some School Board members or administrators, who can barely … 0

Viewpoint: Food banks have increasing need for nonperishables

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The newest guests at the Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter in Peterborough are a family. They heard about MATS at The River Center, where our case manager, Susan, now participates — connecting community members to resources they need, as … 0

Viewpoint: Possibilities, fresh perspectives abound

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

It is spring. Wow! I just want to be outdoors as much as I can, soaking in the sun, enjoying the warm temperatures. A nice walk and I am feeling refreshed and energized. Spring will do that for … 0