Peterborough: Board delays farm use ruling, again

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

The Planning Board once again delayed ruling on whether the owners of Four Winds Farm in Peterborough could hold weddings, farm-to- table meals, and other events throughout the year, after the board deadlocked over whether the farm requires a site plan reviewed because agritourism alters the use of a farm from agriculture to more “commercial” use. The board will continue its meeting for the third time on Oct. 20 at … 0

Peterborough: Joining in song

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

When Mary Ann Fleming first heard that Peterborough would be holding a 275th Anniversary celebration, she knew immediately she wanted to be involved. It was just how she could lend a hand that eluded her. That was, until she attended the Nation Convention of the American Guild of Organists in Boston this June, … 0

MacDowell Downtown: Playwright Boo Killebrew to appear downtown

Monday, September 29, 2014

Boo Killebrew is an actress and playwright tackling complicated subjects as she creates during MacDowell Colony residency. As an actor, Boo Killebrew has had the opportunity to explore both the lighter and darker sides of others’ works, but as a playwright she gets to dig as deep as she wants. And she’s using … 0

Peterborough: ‘Mini makers faire’ is Oct. 3

Monday, September 22, 2014

Celebrating the ingenuity that has long been a part of the Monadnock region, Monadnock Makers is inviting local creators to participate in a mini maker faire on Oct. 3, from 5 to 9 p.m. The faire will be held as part of the Monadnock Makers launch party in … 0

Peterborough: Church rummage sale this weekend

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

A white elephant and rummage sale will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Friday and Saturday. There will be furnishings, toys, books, prints, and clothing for sale. On Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m., there is a $5 admission. Wine, sparkling juices and savory hors … 0

Backyard Birder: Even in ‘bad’ weather, hawks get the urge for goin’

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

As the photo shows, New Hampshire Audubon’s fall hawkwatch on Pack Monadnock reached its 10,000th migrating raptor last Friday. In its 10-year history, I’ve taken the celebratory photo each time the mark has been reached — seven times … 0

Peterborough: ‘Talking Yam’ presented at Mariposa

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

“The Talking Yam,” a new production by the Phoenix Marionettes under the direction of Scott Gardner, will be shown at the Mariposa Museum and World Culture Center beginning Oct. 4. The show is an original production based on … 0

Peterborough: Ladies movie night at Community Theatre Monday

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

A “ladies movie night” featuring the 1987 classic “The Princess Bride” will be held at the Peterborough Community Theatre on Monday, Sept. 29. Themed appetizers and beverages will be served at 6:15 p.m., and the movie will begin at 7 p.m. “The Princess Bride” is rated PG and … 0

Swanzey: Locals petition area nonprofit

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

A group of donating members have petitioned the Monadnock Humane Society to hold a public meeting after the Humane Society’s Board of Directors fired their executive director, Michelle Thevenin, about a month ago. This ad-hoc group is referring to themselves on Facebook as the Friends of Monadnock Humane … 0

Peterborough: Union Street work sees some delays

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A few hiccups have slowed construction on Union Street. Seth MacLean, Peterborough’s graduate intern, wrote in a memo on Sept. 19 that S.U.R Construction reported that removing existing curbing on Union Street, the late arrival of … 0

Peterborough: An effort to beautify roundabout

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The roundabout on Route 101 next to Shaw’s and CVS Pharmacy could be sprouting with springtime flowers after Audrey Cass is through with it. The Peterborough resident is pushing for volunteers to “beautify” the traffic circle. Cass said … 1

PeTerborough: Dam drawdown underway

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The water level of the dam near the intersections of Route 202 and 136 was drawn down Wednesday, according to Peterborough’s Director of Public Works Rodney Bartlett. Bartlett said the water of the North Village Dam will be lowered over the next two to three days. Once the … 0

Peterborough: Babysitting course at River Center Oct. 4

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The River Center is offering a Safe Sitter babysitting course on Oct. 4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This all-day course is designed for students ages 11-13. In this one-day program, students will learn basic first aid, how to care for a choking infant, personal safety for … 0