Peterborough

Peterborough: Boston Post Cane to be awarded to Rotch

Friday, August 21, 2015

On Wednesday, William Rotch of Rivermead Retirement Community will be presented with the Boston Post Cane, recognized as the oldest living citizen of Peterborough. The celebration will take place at Rivermead at 3 pm, with the presentation of the cane to Rotch by Selectman Chair Barbara Miller. Coffee, tea and cake will be served. This ceremony is free and open to the public. On Aug. 2, 1909, Mr. Edwin A. … 0

Peterborough: Construction of parking lot set to begin next summer

Monday, August 31, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Town officials expect to build the new parking lot off Grove Street near the GAR Hall next summer. Director of Public Works Rodney Bartlett said at a recent Select Board meeting that he hopes the design for the parking lot will be completed by October, and he expects site preparation to occur in the winter. Construction could then begin next summer. … 0

What not to say when the kids get home from school

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Five things never to ask your child right after school: “How was school today?” “What do you have for homework?” “When are you going to do your homework?” “What did you get on the test?” “What did you learn today?” You want to interact and make connection. Your kids do too, but not in the same way. You’ve missed them, you want to … 0

Peterborough: ‘Cowspiracy’ screens for free

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The film “Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret” will be screened at the Peterborough Community Theater on Tuesday, at 6 p.m. The film explores the devastating impact that large-scale animal agriculture has on the environment, and investigates the policies of environmental organizations on this issue. The documentary isn’t about discounting … 0

Golf: Jaiden’s Angel charity golf tournament set for Sept. 25

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Jaiden’s Angel Foundation will host its 8th annual Golf Tournament on Sept. 25 at Crotched Mountain Golf Club in Francestown with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. All funds raised go directly toward our charitable mission: providing financial support and services to local families facing tragic child accidents, catastrophic … 0

Running: Twenty-five runners sprint to the summit

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Runners and walkers took to the access road at Crotched Mountain Ski & Ride on Saturday morning to trek the rocky and often steep 1-mile, 1,000 vertical climb to the summit to raise funds to put under-served ConVal … 0

Peterborough: First Saturday dance upcoming

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The First Saturday Contra Dance will be held at the Peterborough Town House on Sept. 5. The dance will feature caller Steve Zakon-Anderson with music by Cedar Stanistreet, Rebecca Bosworth-Clemens and Jon Cannon. Zakon-Anderson has been leading contra dances for more than 25 years. His clear teaching, precise … 0

Peterborough: SAC exhibit opening Sept. 4

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

An exhibit titled “Abstract Body” will be on display at the Sharon Arts Center beginning with an opening reception on Sept. 4. Exhibitors include Jutta Koether, Amanda Church, Dennis Kardon, Paul Pagk, Sangram Majumdar, Rachel Beach, Jennifer Paige Cohen, Lee Newton, Carrie Moyer, Lucy Mink Covello, Susan Metrican, … 0

Running: Traffies on top as Fun Season comes to close

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The final Jack Murphy 5K fun run of the season saw a downshift in numbers as much of the local youth were missing as the high school cross country season has begun. But that didn’t mean the quality of racing went away as Adam Traffie won handily in … 0

Hancock: Blood drive dates in September

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

During National Preparedness Month, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood to help ensure a stable and diverse blood supply is available during emergencies of all types. In Hancock on Sept. 4, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., a blood drive will be held at … 0

Peterborough: It’s more than just ABCs

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture, in partnership with the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, is presenting a Community Conversation on Literacy. This will be held in Bass Hall at the Monadnock Center on Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. If you are reading this, then you rely on written … 0

Graduation:

Monday, August 24, 2015

Sophia Liebenson-Morse of Peterborough graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison on May 16. She earned a Master of Social Work from the College of Letters and Science. … 0

Police Log: Peterborough — August 27, 2015

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Peterborough Wednesday, August 19 Unsafe driving: At 7:58 a.m., a school bus driver said a car was all over Grove Street. Police found the car at Napa Auto Parts. The driver told police the car was new, he was having trouble seeing all the buttons on the dashboard, … 0