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Peterborough's planning board delayed ruling Monday night on an application to host weddings, farm-to-table dinners, and other agritourism on a local farm. The Planning Board will visit the site at the end of September, and hold a public meeting later that evening.

Peterborough: Heated debate on farm permit

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — After neighbors of the farm voiced concerns at a public meeting Monday, the Planning Board elected to put off ruling on a permit that, if granted, would allow Four Winds Farm to host weddings, farm-to-table dinners, and other events throughout the year . The board will tour Four Winds Farm in the late afternoon on Sept. 29, and … 0

Peterborough: 100 years at the movies

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

It is the woman in her 80s that refuses to pay the discounted seniors’ price, because she’s not old yet. It’s the woman that marched into the theater one Superbowl Sunday, when the theater was empty, and declared she was not going to watch one more minute of football, and didn’t care what … 0

Peterborough: ‘All in Good Fun’ tackles tough topics at Players

Monday, September 8, 2014

The voice of one crying out in the wilderness. That, the Dartmouth College motto, is embodied by “All In Good Fun” creator, writer and star Talene Monahon, as she brings her original play to the stage to close out the Peterborough Players’ 2014 season. Monahon cries out in many voices throughout the play … 0

Peterborough: Farmland now eligible for alternative uses

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — The Planning Board adopted a process that will allow local farms to use their land for alternative uses, such as weddings, farm dinners and educational purposes. In an interview Wednesday, Planning Board Chair Ivy Vann said … 0

Peterborough: Meditation center may grow

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — The Planning Board has begun to look at a plan to expand a mediation center on Route 101 in Peterborough. There is currently one house at the Temple Mountain Buddhist Meditation Center which is home to a Buddhist monk living on the property. The Meditation Center … 0

PEterborough: Hawk release, hawkwatch on Saturday

Monday, September 8, 2014

New Hampshire Audubon’s annual big day at the hawkwatch site on the Pack Monadnock summit at Miller State Park is planned for Saturday. A part of this annual event is the release of a rehabilitated hawk, which will take place at 1 p.m. It is recommended to arrive … 0

Backyard Birder: Thoughts on the home landscape

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

I’ve been thinking about home landscapes. What is the landscape that speaks to us most profoundly? Some people say they have to have mountains; others the sea. I remember a documentary on Georgia O’Keeffe many years ago, and … 0

Roundup: ConVal boys stay undefeated after home win

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

ConVal boys soccer The Cougars faced Monadnock in ConVal’s first home game of the season on Tuesday afternoon. The game was 0-0 at half; 4:12 into the second half, Nate Sullivan scored on a feed from Ian Szep … 0

Peterborough: Library ramp to undergo renovations

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The Peterborough Town Library will begin a construction project to improve accessibility of their front ramp entrance on Concord Street. The ramp will be closed from Sept. 15 to Sept. 22, but the stairwell and entrance will remain open. Library staff encourage patrons to call the library if … 0

Peterborough: Musical tribute for Peter Abbott Saturday

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The Peter Michael Abbott Memorial Fund’s annual benefit concert with music by Otis and The Elevators and The Boogie Men. The concert will be held at the Monadnock Country Club, 49 High Street, Peterborough. Concert time is 7-11 p.m. on Saturday. Limited tickets are available for $10 per … 0

Peterborough: Cellist Eggar performing Fri.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Cellist Dave Eggar and his band Deoro will at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture for a performance on Friday at 7:30 p.m. The Grammy-nominated chamber ensemble Deoro has toured throughout the world creating classical crossover collaborations with artists such as Dr. Ralph Stanley, The Talaandig Tribe … 0

Peterborough: Final Cruz-In of the season, Sept. 14

Monday, September 8, 2014

The fifth and final enhanced Cruz-In event for the season will be held in Depot Square on Sept. 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event, sponsored by the Peterborough Rotary Club, is open to all makes … 0

Peterborough: Artist participating in paint out event

Monday, September 8, 2014

Alicia Drakiotes of Marlborough will be one of the landscape painters participating in the 13th annual IPAP Paint Out event to be held in the White Mountain region on Sept. 12-14. Drakiotes is known locally for her colorful landscapes and Mount Monadnock paintings, and as an art instructor … 0