Peterborough

Peterborough: Flood stories sought for documentary

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

A documentary film project on flooding in the Monadnock region is underway and the film’s producers are looking for personal testimony. An event this weekend in Peterborough offers those with stories or photographs a chance to share their experiences about local flooding. “We are hoping to get 15 to 25 people who have memories about local flooding,” said John Harris, … 0

Peterborough: She’s on point

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Most eighth-grade students at South Meadow can’t wait to move onto high school, and experience their first relationships, learn to drive, and stay out late with friends. Not Lei-Lani Finch. “You can do more than that,” said the 13-year-old ballerina, who hopes to enroll in a dance academy in New York City sophomore … 0

Peterborough: Well School’s Bobcat bill heads to Senate floor

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Thanks to some civic-minded, animal-loving fourth- and fifth-grade students at The Well School, the bobcat is one step closer to becoming the state wildcat. On April 16, the Senate Rules, Enrolled Bills and Internal Affairs Committee unanimously approved HB423, which students from the independent elementary school in Peterborough lobbied their legislators to draft. The Senate plans to address the bill on the floor, … 0

Peterborough: Farmers’ market opening in May

Friday, April 3, 2015

The Fresh Chicks Farmers’ Market will open for the season on the grounds of Monadnock Community Hospital on May 4. The market will be held every Monday except holidays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This year a variety of goods, including plants, produce and homemade products, baked … 0

Temple: Souhegan Lions offer Citizenship Award

Friday, April 3, 2015

The Souhegan Lions Club is offering at least one $500 Citizenship Award to a 2015 graduating high school senior from Temple, New Ipswich, Greenville or Mason. Students do not need to attend a public high school to be eligible. Applications for the Citizenship Award will be reviewed on … 0

Peterborough: Volunteers needed for Chamber events

Monday, April 6, 2015

The Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce is seeking volunteers and event committees members. Volunteers are needed to help staff the office, handling a variety of tasks, such as answering phones, helping walk-in visitors and clients and filing. There is no time minimum or maximum. Volunteers also are sought … 0

Peterborough: Cooking classes offered at Community Kitchen

Monday, April 13, 2015

A series of three cooking classes, “Three Beautiful Countries, Three Wonderful Cuisines,” will be offered at the new community kitchen at the Peterborough Community Center beginning Wednesday. Aylmer Given II, executive chef at Summerhill Assisted Living, and Kin Shilling, chef and founder of the Cornucopia Project will be … 0

Peterborough: Annual roadside pickup this week

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Peterborough’s annual Earth Day roadside litter pick-up starts Thursday. Families, neighbors, school, church and company teams typically adopt a section of road. About 80 of Peterborough’s 90 miles of roads have been adopted by volunteers committed to the annual spring pick-up. All townspeople are encouraged to pick up … 0

Peterborough: Home builder pulls application

Monday, April 20, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — After the Zoning Board of Adjustment failed twice to seat a full board, they managed to field one Wednesday. The home builder, however, pulled his application anyway. Thomas Rosswaag, owner of Native Construction LLC, had applied to build a cabana along the Contoocook River. Rosswaag, who … 0

Boys’ Tennis: ConVal uses team play to top Windham

Monday, April 20, 2015

The ConVal boys’ tennis squad defeated Windham on Wednesday — and a doubles sweep was crucial to the victory. The Cougars (2-1) beat Windham despite a tough outing in singles, with only No. 1 Stephen Twitchell, No. 2 Malik Tabbara and No. 3 Tejas Moses winning. The team … 0

Girls’ Tennis: Green Giants too much for Cougars

Monday, April 20, 2015

The ConVal girls’ tennis team suffered a tough loss Wednesday. The Cougars (1-1) fell to Bishop Brady (4-0) 0-9. No. 6 Izzy Sylvian fell to Brady’s Beatrice Riva 2-8 in the most competitive singles’ match. Coach Gregg Morris said in an email that his team played better than … 0

Baseball: ConVal drops first two games of year

Monday, April 20, 2015

A young ConVal baseball team lost its first two games to Souhegan and Hollis-Brookline. ConVal lost the season opener at Souhegan 12-2 on Wednesday. Coach Mike Marschok said Matt Davis pitched well. Slugger sophomore Danny Allen and Lawton Fagiano earned hits in the loss. ConVal put up big … 0