The Planning Board approved Dancing Ground Farms Conditional Use Permit to host weddings, farm-to-table meals, and seasonal events on Four Winds Farm.

Peterborough: Town sued over farm code

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — The Planning Board has approved the first permit for a farm in Peterborough to host weddings, farm-to-table meals, and other seasonal and educational events throughout the year, after delaying their decision twice. Neighbors of the farm have voiced numerous objections to the farm’s application in public hearings this fall. Several of the neighbors did not wait to hear … 0

Rindge: State Senate candidates square off in FPU debate

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

RINDGE — Candidates for New Hampshire’s 9th and 12th State Senate districts met Tuesday afternoon at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge for a debate sponsored by the university’s Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communications and the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript. Present were the candidates for the New Hampshire Senate’s 12th District, Peggy Gilmour (D-Hollis) and Kevin … 0

ConVal: School Board won’t talk consolidation for 3 years

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

TEMPLE — The ConVal School Board decided Tuesday to not consider a proposal to close the district’s two middle schools, at least not for the next three years. In arriving at the decision, the board referred to a vote taken in the spring to not discuss any questions about consolidation again until 2017. … 0

Letters: Community pride shows through

Friday, October 17, 2014

To the editor: Thank you all who made the Peterborough 275th celebration the success it was. I don’t know about you, but I am recuperating from the weekend celebration. The total celebration was so broad and varied in scope, that it took me a day to sort things … 0

Viewpoint: Samuel Smith, ‘founder’ of Peterborough

Friday, October 17, 2014

It is fitting that on the occasion of the 275th anniversary of the founding of Peterborough, recognition be given to those who laid the foundations of the town’s civic life, economy and architecture. Prime among the early citizens … 0

ConVal: Eye on the ball

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Last Saturday, ConVal High School senior Jake Hollander finished second at the NHIAA Division II state golf tournament. On the surface, his success may look like a typical tale of high school athletic success — in reality, it … 0

Peterborough: PIECES OF THE PAST

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Sometimes, treasures don’t look like much. Sometimes, they can be buried in a barn, in a nondescript box covered in pigeon droppings. But they are recognizable treasure just the same. When Alice Abraham stumbled across such a box … 0

ConVal/Conant/Mascenic: Students get a taste of manufacturing during site tours

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Two groups of students visited local companies on Sept. 30, as part of National Manufacturing Day 2014 events. These events were sponsored statewide by the New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Partnership. More than 30 students from ConVal and Conant … 0

Peterborough: Peak into Peterborough festivities this weekend

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Peak Into Peterborough caps off a week of festivities and celebrations following the 275th Anniversary of “Our Town.” With a variety of events and activities that showcase the businesses, nonprofits and many opportunities of the region. Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce, with its event sponsors, PSNH and GFA … 0

Peterborough: All Saints’ welcomes new rector Oct. 19

Monday, October 13, 2014

The Rev. Jamie Hamilton will begin her ministry at All Saints’ Church on Sunday, Oct. 19. There will be one service on that day at 9:30 a.m. All are welcome to attend. The Rev. Hamilton comes to All Saints’ from Phillips Exeter Academy where she has worked since … 0

Peterborough: Rummage sale set for Oct. 18

Monday, October 13, 2014

A rummage sale will be held at the Union Congregational Church on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fall and winter clothing for all ages will be available as well as household linens and craft supplies. At 1 p.m. there will be a bag sale … 0

Peterborough: Scarecrows, bonfire at the playground

Monday, October 13, 2014

Families and individuals are invited to come to Adams Playground to make Halloween scarecrows and sit near a bonfire on Sunday, Oct. 19, from 5 to 7 p.m. Participants are asked to bring some old clothes and a hat to stuff hay in. The Peterborough Recreation Department will … 0

Amherst: Souhegan to honor Brandon Garabrant

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Souhegan High School will host a special celebration at the Oct. 24 home Football game to honor local Veterans for their service to our nation. All Veterans and active-duty service members and families are encouraged to attend. The communities of Amherst and Mont Vernon will also be honoring … 0