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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: MDS hosts two job fairs in April

Friday, April 11, 2014

Monadnock Developmental Services is hosting two job fairs in April for those who are interested in positions as direct support professionals, home providers and respite providers. One will be held at the MDS office at 12 Depot Square (next door to the Toadstool) on Thursday, from 4 to … 0

Peterborough: Chamber auction is back with art

Monday, April 14, 2014

The Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce’s 9th Annual Online Auction and Art Auction (art is back!) will run from April 22 to May 4. The auction raises funds to support the Chamber’s yearlong business- and community-building activities, and especially its scholarships, incentives, and programs for local students. Sponsors … 0

Peterborough: ‘TED Talks’ speaker visits

Monday, April 14, 2014

The Peterborough Rotary Club has announced that the speaker for their luncheon meeting on April 21 will be Lawrence Lessig, who is the Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership at Harvard Law School. He’s now working to reduce the corrupting influence of money in American politics … 0

Court log: April 15, 2014

Monday, April 14, 2014

Dublin police Suzanne Deschuiteneer, 53, of Greenfield, speeding, case dismissed at the State’s request. Hancock police Stacie Corliss, 26, of Peterborough, speeding, case dismissed at the State’s request. Jaffrey police Jesse Balcom, 22, of Jaffrey, case hearing for possession of controlled/narcotic drugs on Jan. 1, 2013, case status … 0

Peterborough Police Log: April 15, 2014

Monday, April 14, 2014

Peterborough Monday, March 31 Accident: At 5:05 a.m., John Sheridan, 47, of Temple was eastbound on Route 101 near Old Mountain Road when he reportedly lost control of his 2008 Ford Econoline, which crossed the road and became stuck in a snowbank. The vehicle was pulled out by … 0

Editorial: Envisioning a town’s future

Monday, April 14, 2014

It can’t have been just the free pizza that drew more that 200 people to ConVal High School on Friday night. They were really there for the first portion of the town of Peterborough’s two-day Vision Forum, where they started the process of developing ideas that we hope … 0

Letters: Response to call to speak up

Thursday, April 10, 2014

To the editor: The letter to the editor written by Teresa Cadorette was recently brought to my attention regarding my following the lead of Zach Letourneau and his ability to have a strong, loud voice, and one that is easily heard. I too agree that Letourneau has a … 0

Viewpoint: Why you should care about the state’s death penalty

Thursday, April 10, 2014

On April 3, my wife and I attended the Senate hearing on HB1170, which would abolish the death penalty in New Hampshire. We heard many testimonies from mainly the “abolish” group, but also from those who feel it is acceptable to use the death penalty. I realize I … 0

Bridging the political divide: Let’s prepare for the inevitable, and embrace the positives

Friday, April 11, 2014

To more fully understand the reality and implications of climate change, one must look to the science, but not to the theoretical science of computer models that attempt, very imperfectly, to predict the behavior of the Earth’s vast atmosphere. Instead, one must turn to geology, the science of … 0

Bridging the political divide: Ignoring it won’t make it go away, whatever you call it

Friday, April 11, 2014

Climate change is a hot topic replete with heated rhetoric and smoking guns. On the one hand, there is consensus among the scientific community that our planet’s atmosphere is warming up. Is this just another “Chicken Little” scare? These are the experts who are supposed to be qualified … 0