Peterborough

Dublin/Keene: Crowd-funding campaigns popular way to raise cash

Thursday, July 24, 2014

So Zack Danger Brown started one to fund some experiments in the kitchen with potato salad. Others have raised money, including the Peterborough Community Theatre, to switch over to digital projection equipment in their historic theaters. And the method is arguably reaching more people, with very little effort on the part of fundraisers, and possibly raising more money in shorter … 0

New Ipswich / Peterborough: Locals indicted at Superior Court

Monday, July 28, 2014

Several locals were indicted this month by grand juries in Hillsborough County Superior Court on a variety of charges. Timothy Sullivan, 47, of Lyndeborough was indicted on two charges — first-degree assault, a Class A felony, and second-degree assault, a Class B felony. Sullivan allegedly assaulted a 41-year-old man at a home on Center Road on May 3, hitting the man several times … 0

Peterborough: Putting old boards to good use

Monday, July 28, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A newcomer to Peterborough, Craig Zanetta is a photographer and a writer, but also a staunch advocate for recycling, especially when it comes to old buildings. He’s been in town less than a month, but last week he was hard at work in the cottage on the Scott-Farrar Home property on … 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