Peterborough

Paul Chabot is a retired dairy farmer who had one last opportunity to hang out with some cows Wednesday at the Pheasant Wood Center.

Peterborough: Farmer takes trip down memory lane

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Paul Chabot sat in his wheelchair as his hospice nurse rolled it through the Pheasant Wood Center parking lot Wednesday morning, taking in a little sunshine as they headed for the grassy area at the edge of the lot. The nurse wheeled him to a stop, and Chabot gazed up at the massive dairy cow in front of him. He … 0

Peterborough: Heated agritourism debate at Planning Board

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Farmers may soon be able to host wedding receptions, farm-to-table dinners, bed and breakfasts and other types of agritourism, if the Planning Board OKs a new permit process for farms. But town officials say this is a temporary, test amendment that could change come May voting. However, Monday’s Planning Board meeting … 0

DUBLIN/HANCOCK: Walk to honor Granny D

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

When the late Doris “Granny D” Haddock of Dublin was 88 years old, she began her more than 3,200-mile walk across the continental United States in protest of money’s influence on politics and elections. With another election cycle in full swing and the 2016 presidential election right around the corner, Promoting Active Civic Engagement, which aims to carry on Granny D’s legacy, and … 0

Peterborough: Cooking demo offered Saturday

Monday, August 11, 2014

Monadnock Oil and Vinegar will host its fifth monthly drop-in cooking demonstration on Saturday, Aug. 16, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. With summer’s bounty of fresh-from-the-garden vegetables and herbs, the store will be hosting a selection of easy ways to cook up seasonal treats. Guest chef Elizabeth … 0

Peterborough: ‘Dragon Tale’ on stage Friday, Saturday

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Summer Theater Camp will present a production of “Dragon Tale” at the Union Congregational Church with performances on Friday, Aug. 15, and Saturday, Aug. 16. For the past 12 years, Union Congregational Church has sponsored a two-week musical … 0

Peterborough: 1st Andy’s Film Festival is Monday

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Andy’s Summer Playhouse will present the first annual Andy’s Film Festival, a celebration to benefit Andy’s youth programs, on Monday, Aug. 18, at the Peterborough Community Theater. In collaboration with the Peterborough Community Theatre and C’est La Vie! restaurant, Andy’s will present an evening of film created by … 0

Peterborough Cop Log: Aug. 7, 2014

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Peterborough Friday, July 25 Arrest: At 1:20 a.m., police stopped a vehicle on Route 101 East near Old Street Road, and found that a passenger, Jarred Warren, 27 of Alstead, was wanted on a warrant issued by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, charging him with non-payment of attorney … 0

Graduation: Graduation

Monday, August 11, 2014

Finley Bomer-Lawson graduated from Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., on May 25, earning a Bachelor of Arts in international studies. He is the son of Robert Lawson and Sally Bomer of Peterborough. … 0

Graduation: Graduation

Monday, August 11, 2014

Sheridan French of West Peterborough graduated from Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, N.Y., May 18, earning a bachelor’s degree in biology and an individual major. He is the son of John and Cynthia French. … 0

Birth announcement: Birth announcement

Monday, August 11, 2014

Born at Monadnock Community Hospital, Peterborough: DAISEY: A boy, Tyler Steven, weighing 7 pounds, 11 ounces, to Andrew Daisey and Kimberly McIntyre, formerly of Peterborough, both of Gardner, Mass. He joins brother Matthew. Grandparents are Michael and Elizabeth McIntyre of Florida, and Janet Daisey-Polk of Ashburnham, Mass. … 0

Letter: Washington’s letter to Jefferson

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Letter to the editor: In Jon Meacham’s “Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power,” a Pulitzer-winning biography, he writes of President Washington’s frustration with disagreement between Hamilton and Adams on one hand and Jefferson on the other. Progress in forming our new government was hindered by their continuing disagreements … 0

Letter: Thanks for Senior Lunch efforts

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Letter to the editor: Now that the Peterborough Senior Lunch at the Community Center is on vacation, it’s time to recognize those who sustain the program! A big thank you to Mary McArdle of Genesis Healthcare who has delivered yummy desserts each Friday; to Tony Regan of Bowling … 0

Letter: We don’t have the statesmen of old

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Letter to the editor: I have noted with interest the conflicting and opposing viewpoints with respect to the political issues of the day. Back in the 1840s and 1850s people lived in similarly contentious times, but they had leaders in the Senate with varying political viewpoints: Clay, Webster … 0