Peterborough

Peterborough/Wilton: Founding farmers

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

WILTON — Nowadays, community supported agriculture is everywhere. It’s a basic concept. Members pay for their goods upfront, so that farmers have some capital to start their growing season. And in return, members of the community supported agriculture, or CSA, are guaranteed a portion of what’s grown, fresh from the farm to their table, at various intervals throughout the season. For nearly 30 years, it’s the concept that has supported the Temple-Wilton Community Farm, located in Wilton — the oldest Community Supported Agriculture model in the United States. On Sunday, the Peterborough Grange will be honoring the three original farmers that made it happen: Lincoln … 0

Peterborough: National award for green energy

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Peterborough is the only town nationwide being recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for purchasing green power — electricity from renewable sources like solar, wind and geothermal that do not emit greenhouse gases. The EPA announced Wednesday that Peterborough is one of nine entities across the country to receive the EPA’s 2014 Green Power Purchasing Award. Other award winners include the cities … 0

Peterborough: Architects meet with library stakeholders

Friday, November 14, 2014

Andy Buchsbaum and Gary Corey of Centerline Architects based in Bennington, Vermont, visited Peterborough on Nov. 7 and met with representatives of various Library of the Future stakeholder groups, including town officials, to discuss ideas for a preliminary design of what a new town library might encompass. From 9:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. … 0

Peterborough: Third Thursday dance for the food pantry

Friday, November 14, 2014

Since May of this year, the Third Thursday Dance for the Food Pantry has raised over $950 and collected dozens of bags of food to help stock the Food Pantry shelves. On Thursday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Peterborough Community Center on Elm St. the public … 0

Peterborough: Crafters Guild fair at Community Center

Friday, November 14, 2014

The Monadnock Crafters Guild will host a holiday fair on Nov. 29 at the Peterborough Community Center on Elm St. Over 25 local jury selected crafters will present quilted items, jewelry, photography, wooden wares, and much more. The hours are: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., admission and parking are free. … 0

Peterborough: Operation Santa underway

Friday, November 14, 2014

The Peterborough Rotary Club’s Operation Santa is launching its 29th annual gift drive and inviting neighbors to help make the holidays bright for the area’s children in need. The community can make this year’s program a success by purchasing gifts of clothing and toys for children of the … 0

Peterborough: Business After Hours at RiverMead

Friday, November 14, 2014

The Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours will be held Wednesday, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at The Village at RiverMead, 50 Timber Pond Rd., in Peterborough. The After Hours are the Chamber’s networking events, allows members to meet, exchange ideas, make important long-lasting bonds, while giving … 0

Keene: New hire at land trust org.

Friday, November 14, 2014

Jennifer Zaso joins the Monadnock Conservancy, a land trust for southwestern New Hampshire, as philanthropy manager this month. In her position, Zaso will play a key role in achieving the financial objectives of the organization, now celebrating its … 0

Peterborough: Conflict resolver to talk at conference

Friday, November 14, 2014

Peterborough conflict resolution author, teacher, coach and mediator Tammy Lenski will speak on “Turning Conflict into Collaboration” at the 46th Annual Conference of New England City and Town Clerks. The conference takes place Nov. 19 to 21 in Portsmouth. Lenski will discuss the key factors for influencing the … 0

Peterborough: Richard Dufresne leaving PCA

Friday, November 14, 2014

Richard Dufresne, a licensed independent clinical social worker, will no longer be providing counseling and psychotherapy services effective Dec. 20. Dufresne has been an independent practitioner with Peterborough Clinical Associates since 1992. His colleagues at Peterborough Clinical Associates … 0

Keene: Starting your own business seminar

Friday, November 14, 2014

Monadnock SCORE will present a seminar on “How to Start Your Own Business” today from 6 to 9 p.m. The seminar will be presented at and sponsored by the Savings Bank of Walpole, 84 Marlborough St., in Keene. This seminar is designed for anyone who is thinking about … 0

Keene: MFS names new board

Friday, November 14, 2014

Monadnock Family Services, the Monadnock region’s community mental health center, has named Michael Chelstowski, Ann Heffernon, Stephen McGreal, Winston Sims and Sharon Price Stout to its Board of Directors. Chelstowski is the senior vice president of professional services at Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth Hitchcock Keene. He has served in … 0

Letter: Network neutrality is only fair

Friday, November 14, 2014

To the editor: President Obama asked the Federal Communications Commission to set the strongest possible rules to protect network neutrality as it writes new Internet traffic regulations. He said the FCC should reclassify broadband service to be regulated like a public utility. This would mean that Internet service … 0