Peterborough

The Planning Board approved Dancing Ground Farms Conditional Use Permit to host weddings, farm-to-table meals, and seasonal events on Four Winds Farm.

Peterborough: Town sued over farm code

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — The Planning Board has approved the first permit for a farm in Peterborough to host weddings, farm-to-table meals, and other seasonal and educational events throughout the year, after delaying their decision twice. Neighbors of the farm have voiced numerous objections to the farm’s application in public hearings this fall. Several of the neighbors did not wait to hear … 0

Rindge: State Senate candidates square off in FPU debate

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

RINDGE — Candidates for New Hampshire’s 9th and 12th State Senate districts met Tuesday afternoon at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge for a debate sponsored by the university’s Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communications and the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript. Present were the candidates for the New Hampshire Senate’s 12th District, Peggy Gilmour (D-Hollis) and Kevin … 0

ConVal: School Board won’t talk consolidation for 3 years

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

TEMPLE — The ConVal School Board decided Tuesday to not consider a proposal to close the district’s two middle schools, at least not for the next three years. In arriving at the decision, the board referred to a vote taken in the spring to not discuss any questions about consolidation again until 2017. … 0

Hancock: Tipping the scales

Monday, October 20, 2014

Peg McLeod, owner of Norway Hill Orchard in Hancock, was greeted with a gift one morning about two weeks ago. A worker picking apples earlier that morning put a larger than normal apple on top of a crate … 0

Jaffrey: Town hires interim library director after resignation

Monday, October 20, 2014

Just over one year after hiring a library director, the Jaffrey Town Library is once again looking for a new one. In an Oct. 15 press release, Jaffrey Public Library Board of Trustees Co-chair Stephanie Minteer announced that Carol Roberts, the interim library director in Pelham, will become … 0

Francestown: Town holds emergency meeting about bridge

Monday, October 20, 2014

FRANCESTOWN — At an emergency meeting Wednesday night, Francestown’s Select Board elected to close a third bridge in town. The Select Board voted unanimously to close Scoby Bridge. The vote followed a N.H. Department of Transportation recommendation on … 0

Peterborough: Scott-Farrar project on hold

Monday, October 20, 2014

The Scott-Farrar Home’s building project — to expand the assisted living home’s facilities — is on hold after a change to federal regulations has frozen a majority of the project’s funding. Eldon Munson, a Scott Farrar trustee who … 0

Peterborough: 1833 Society to buy Fairpoint land

Monday, October 20, 2014

A nonprofit organization whose mission is to finance and support the renovation of the Peterborough Town Library announced last Thursday they are completing the purchase of the back part of Fairpoint Communication’s property on Concord Street, next to … 0

Peterborough: Memoir workshop starts Sat.

Monday, September 8, 2014

The National Writing Project in New Hampshire is sponsoring a special focus institute held in conjunction with the Monadnock Center for History and Culture. The sessions will be held at the center on the following Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Oct. 25, Nov. 6, Jan. … 0

Peterborough: Peter L. Gosline employee education scholarships awarded

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Support from many contributors helped establish a scholarship program to honor the legacy of Peter Gosline, president and CEO of the Hospital from 1998 to 2014. This fall, Monadnock Community Hospital announced the first four recipients of the … 0

PEterborough: Holiday trees at the Community Center

Monday, October 13, 2014

A holiday tree display is planned to be held at the Peterborough Community Center during the weekend of Dec. 12 through 14. Families, groups and businesses are invited to donate and decorate a tree for the display. Anyone in Peterborough may participate and there is no fee to … 0

Peterborough: Tales of ghosts and paranormal at library

Monday, October 13, 2014

Jeff Belanger, Emmy-nominated host of New England Legends on PBS, will be visiting the Peterborough Town Library tonight at 7 p.m. Ghostvillage.com founder, and Travel Channel’s Ghost Adventures writer, Belanger has spent the past 17 years searching the world for monsters, ghosts, and other paranormal legends that have … 0

Peterborough: Church clothing giveaway Saturday

Friday, October 17, 2014

Trinity Evangelical Church will hold its annual Clothing Giveaway on Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Used clothing for all ages and sizes will be available free of charge. This year, the Clothing Giveaway will be held for only one day. For more information, contact the church … 0