Peterborough

Francestown architect on mission to educate over the air waves in Africa

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Before Cameron Leandri, who is originally from Francestown, traveled to Tanzania and Burundi in the spring, the 24-year-old had never dreamed of being a humanitarian architect. That all changed when he gave his half-empty soda to an African child in a Tanzanian village. Leandri, Paul Peterzo — Leandri’s architecture professor at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston — … 0

Peterborough: ZBA approves Stone Barn condos

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The iconic yet dilapidated Stone Barn may have collapsed this winter if its new owners — Stan Fry of Peterborough and Bradford Malt of Boston, Massachusetts — hadn’t pour hundreds of thousands of dollars in to saving it. Now, Fry, Malt, and Cy Gregg, who has now joined the partnership, plan … 0

Peterborough: Man buried alive in snow

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — In a scene more reminiscent of a mountain avalanche than a Peterborough neighborhood, a local man was buried alive in 2 feet of snow in his own yard on Old Street Road for several hours Sunday afternoon, after the snow slid off his metal roof and fell on top of him.  “There's no other way … 0

Achievement:

Monday, February 23, 2015

Abigail Gard of Peterborough was named to the honors list, receiving highest honors, for the fall semester at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. To make the list a student must earn a 4.0 grade point average, which represents all “A” grades and be enrolled full-time earning 12 or … 0

ConVal: Petition would allow closing

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Over the past five years, residents of the ConVal School community have attempted a handful of times to close or combine schools to address the district’s declining student population. But, Matt Craig of Sharon — who … 0

Peterborough: Get down and dirty by growing your own food

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Though she spent last week sitting at the Peterborough Farmers’ Market with a table crowded with boxes, Sarah Edelman wasn’t selling anything. Instead, she was spreading the word and preparing for what she hopes will become an annual … 0

PETERBOROUGH: Reckless driving charges for Nov. crash

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Police have confirmed that a November accident in which a Peterborough man suffered head trauma stemmed from his reckless operation of the vehicle. Robert Flagg, 59, was driving a red 1991 Chevy pickup at around 6 p.m. on Nov. 16 when the truck hit a tree: … 0

ConVal: Board votes to go with Cafe Services vendor

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — An in-house vendor has served cafeteria food to ConVal schools for 26 years. But, the School Board on Tuesday elected not to renew the contract with ConVal Food Services, and instead is switching to Cafe Services … 0

ConVal: Fireworks display is back for July 2015

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — After the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce was forced two years ago to cancel the Fourth of July fireworks display at the high school, the ConVal School Board is allowing the chamber to bring back this tradition. Except now, the crowd will have to watch the … 0

THe Place to Go: 3-On-3 tourney returns March 20-22

Monday, February 16, 2015

The Place to Go’s twenty-second annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament will take place this year on March 20-22 at the Conval High School Gym. Current and former school players, recreational players, community members and businesses often enter the competition. … 0

SNOWMOBILING: Dubliners engage in epic trek

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

All winter, Kim Bergeron, Jaimie Kierstead, and Thomas Knight roused themselves out of bed at 4 a.m., and raced their snowmobiles at least 100 miles over snow, ice, rocks, tree stumps and asphalt, from Dublin to Bennington, and … 0

Roundup: Oriole girls thump Huskies, still undefeated on season

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Conant girls’ basketball Monadnock gave Conant a good game last time they played, with Conant winning 46-36 on Feb. 3. The rematch on Tuesday night, however, was a different matter altogether. Monadnock scored off the opening tip, and that was it for a while, as Conant reeled off … 0

Peterborough: Wildlife Encounters at library

Friday, February 13, 2015

Peterborough Town Library will be hosting two Wildlife Encounters shows on Feb. 25. Preregistration is required for 10:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m.. Seating is limited. Skilled presenters will share rare wild life species while raising awareness concerning issues affecting animals, people and the earth. This “encounter” is free … 0