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The Peterborough Chamber of Commerce will host an online art auction from April 22 through May 4.

Peterborough: GET YOUR BIDS IN

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

It’s time to dust off your virtual bidding paddle and prepare for the annual Peterborough Chamber of Commerce’s online art auction, featuring paintings, photographs and sculpture from artists around the region and beyond. This Friday, potential buyers will get the opportunity to view the art and meet the artists during the auction’s art opening. The art will be on display at Sterling Business Management on Route 202 starting Friday and through the art auction, which will be held from April 22 through May 4. Linda Greenwood of Peterborough submitted two of her photographs to the auction this year. Greenwood specializes in photographing florals and landscapes, … 0

Roundup: Clough throws complete game

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The ConVal varsity baseball team beat Milford 3-2 in the 2014 opener. Senior hurler Ivon Clough threw a complete game, striking out 12 while walking one and giving up six hits. ConVal’s offense was led by Mathias Fressilli, senior, with two hits and two runs scored. Danny Allen, freshmen, had two hits and one run scored. Matt Davis, sophomore, had two hits and … 0

Dispatches from the Glass Museum: Energy transmogrifies into a physical form at the Thing

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

I know I’ve been talking mostly about music in our time together over the last few weeks. Well, music and myself: I’m no journalist; I can’t separate my point of view from the story, and often fall into wild storms of adjectives. My editor tells me all of that is antithetical to the … 0

Bridging the political divide: Global warming? — no problem

Friday, April 11, 2014

I must admit that I was a global warming skeptic from the get-go. Not sure why, exactly — maybe partly because I remember in the ’70s some people saying the earth was entering an “ice age”!?! Heck, possibly this means we are now at the tail end of … 0

Bridging the political Divide: Clean energy is a relative term

Friday, April 11, 2014

When I was a boy in Philadelphia before WW II, the air was so full of particulates that, if a window was open and also fully screened; the sill would soon collect a black dust that could best be removed with a damp cloth in two passes. First … 0

Viewpoint: Civil discourse: Tradition and necessity

Friday, April 11, 2014

Over the past decade, the level of partisan warfare has risen to the point where there is virtual deadlock in Congress. In New Hampshire, a similar hyper-partisan approach to governance characterized the N.H. House from 2010-2012. The resulting … 0

Letter: Asking questions is the key in voting

Monday, April 14, 2014

To the editor: A few weeks ago, I attended a talk by David Cobb, sponsored by MoveToAmend.org, as I wanted to understand recent towns’ ballot articles, calling for voters to support a Constitutional amendment to regulate political spending. As I spoke with Cobb, I found he was very … 0

Letter: A superintendent without peer

Monday, April 14, 2014

To the editor: I just learned my good friend Tom Brennan has died. I have given a lot of eulogies through the years and regrettably I will not be able to offer my condolences to the Brennan family in person. Tom and I go way back to the … 0

REgion: ‘Purple Up’ to support military families, kids

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

On Tuesday, keep an eye out for friends, co-workers and students who are dressed in purple clothing. They may well be wearing the bright color to support and celebrate the more than 5,400 children in New Hampshire who have at least one parent serving in the military. Since … 0

Francestown: Crotched’s light shields are in, not up

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

FRANCESTOWN — The ski season is all but over, but the process of installing shields on Crotched Mountain Ski and Ride’s lights is still in full swing, even though the mountain missed the initial Jan. 22 deadline for installation, established in late December. Pat Terry, general manager for … 0

Peterborough: No questions on town budget

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A call to support a Constitutional amendment to regulate political spending was the only article to draw discussion at Peterborough’s Deliberative Session on Tuesday. Sixty-six residents took voting cards at the session, 30 more than showed … 0

Peterborough: Zoning Board approves new sign for Peterborough Plaza

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Zoning Board of Adjustment members approved a request from Ocean State Job Lot for a new sign at the entrance to the Peterborough Plaza on Route 101. The 110-square-foot sign will have room to show the … 0

Peterborough: Town introduces new fire chief

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A 23-year veteran of the Weston, Mass., Fire Department was introduced Tuesday as the new head of the town’s Fire and Rescue Department. Edmund “Ed” Walker, 49, who joined his hometown fire department in Weston as … 0