Pamela Brenner, Peterborough's town administrator, announced she will be retiring in October. Brenner has held this position for 20 years.

Peterborough: Brenner to retire in October

Thursday, December 18, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Town Administrator Pamela Brenner listed several milestones one can reach in their life, toward the end of the Select Board’s meeting Tuesday. She said these milestones could include graduating from high school and college, marriage, and the birth of children and grandchildren. “I have reached one of those milestones ­— one of the biggest,” Brenner said. Brenner, who … 0

Peterborough: Reid shares love at MacDowell party

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Those lucky enough to attend the MacDowell Colony’s annual holiday party were treated to a performance by jazz great Rufus Reid. Reid took to the balcony and performed three songs for the crowd, faces upturned in awe of the virtuosity. “For those of you who don’t know this song — I know there … 0

Peterborough: Union St. bridge work set to begin

Thursday, December 18, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Peterborough will have a new Union Street Bridge by next year, the director of public works told the Select Board on Tuesday. Rodney Bartlett said construction on the bridge, which is on Union Street over the Nubanisit Brook in West Peterborough, will be completed by the end of fall 2015. Bartlett said the bridge itself will be rebuilt, but the concrete … 0

Peterborough: Wine tastings, carols in Depot Square

Monday, December 1, 2014

Twelve Pine will be hosting wine tastings through the holiday season. Partnering with a variety of wine distributors, Twelve Pine will be offering 64 wines, some new offerings, some traditional favorites, for free sampling on particular days and times through Dec. 23. Wine tastings will be available on … 0

Peterborough: Holiday Trees at Community Center

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

A celebration of Holiday Trees in Peterborough took place over the weekend to benefit the continued renovation of the Community Center on Elm Street, The event was made complete by a visit from Santa Claus. … 0

Peterborough: Senior lunch trip set for Dec. 18

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

A trip to Burdick’s in Walpole is planned for the next senior Go Out for Lunch Group on Thursday. The trip, sponsored by the Peterborough Recreation Department, will depart from the Community Center at 10 a.m. and return by 3 p.m. Cost for the trip is $10 with … 0

Peterborough: Audiology department moves

Friday, December 12, 2014

Crotched Mountain’s audiology department relocated its Peterborough office on Dec. 12, from the Bond Wellness Center at Monadnock Community Hospital to the offices of Bard Chiropractic Practice located on Route 202 North, across from the South Meadow School. … 0

Peterborough / Keene: MDS names advocacy award after Manfredo ‘Fred’ Torelli

Friday, December 12, 2014

Monadnock Developmental Services has presented Manfredo “Fred” Torelli of Marlborough with the first MDS Family Advocacy Award, in recognition of his commitment and dedication in strengthening and supporting the families of those with developmental disabilities. He was honored … 0

Wrestling: Early birds grapple

Monday, December 15, 2014

The ConVal wrestling team continued to plow through opponents Saturday at the Early Bird Tournament they hosted at the high school’s McGuire Gym, following their 53-18 victory over Spaulding High School in Rochester last Wednesday. At Saturday’s tournament, … 0

Peterborough: Dance for the food pantry, Thursday

Monday, December 15, 2014

The third Thursday of the month food and fund raising dance for the Peterborough Food Pantry will take place this Thursday from 5:30-7 p.m. in the Peterborough Community Center. Zumba instructor Deb Giaimo,in cooperation with the Peterborough Recreation Department is hosting the event, which to date has raised … 0

Peterborough: Drive to support Jaffrey Food Pantry ends Dec. 18

Monday, December 15, 2014

The Sharon Arts Center is sponsoring a drive to benefit the Jaffrey Food Pantry. There will be collection bins in the lobby of the school in Sharon, and the gallery in Peterborough through Dec. 18. The pantry is in particular need of canned protein such as tuna, chicken, … 0

Peterborough: Greyhound rescue hosting gift wrapping in Depot Square

Monday, December 15, 2014

Fast Friends Greyhound Adoption will be “Gift Wrapping for a Good Cause” in Depot Square this weekend. Depot Square and downtown merchants have donated the wrapping supplies. Any donations that are received for the wrapping service will go directly to the greyhounds. Shoppers are invited to bring their … 0