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Peterborough/Wilton: Founding farmers

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

WILTON — Nowadays, community supported agriculture is everywhere. It’s a basic concept. Members pay for their goods upfront, so that farmers have some capital to start their growing season. And in return, members of the community supported agriculture, or CSA, are guaranteed a portion of what’s grown, fresh from the farm to their table, at various intervals throughout the season. For nearly 30 years, it’s the concept that has supported the Temple-Wilton Community Farm, located in Wilton — the oldest Community Supported Agriculture model in the United States. On Sunday, the Peterborough Grange will be honoring the three original farmers that made it happen: Lincoln … 0

Peterborough: National award for green energy

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Peterborough is the only town nationwide being recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for purchasing green power — electricity from renewable sources like solar, wind and geothermal that do not emit greenhouse gases. The EPA announced Wednesday that Peterborough is one of nine entities across the country to receive the EPA’s 2014 Green Power Purchasing Award. Other award winners include the cities … 0

Peterborough: Architects meet with library stakeholders

Friday, November 14, 2014

Andy Buchsbaum and Gary Corey of Centerline Architects based in Bennington, Vermont, visited Peterborough on Nov. 7 and met with representatives of various Library of the Future stakeholder groups, including town officials, to discuss ideas for a preliminary design of what a new town library might encompass. From 9:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. … 0

Letter: Pumpkin Fest support was great!

Friday, November 14, 2014

To the editor: I would like to take this opportunity, on behalf of Animaterra Women’s Chorus, to publicly thank everyone who supported us at this year’s Pumpkin Festival. Being a nonprofit, with members from all around the Monadnock area, we once again sold a variety of homemade turnovers … 0

Letter: Share the love for geography

Friday, November 14, 2014

To the editor: I’m a longtime geographer and supporter of the New Hampshire Geographic Alliance and a resident of the Monadnock region. Nov. 16 to 22 is Geography Awareness Week, and this year NHGA joined forces with the Mariposa Museum’s Geo Challenge, which was held Saturday in Peterborough. … 0

Letter: Troop 2 Boy Scouts say thanks

Friday, November 14, 2014

To the editor: The Boy Scouts of Troop 2 would like to thank the community for their donations to our “Scouting for Food” food drive that we held last week. These kind and generous donations helped supply the Antrim/Bennington food pantry, which will aid in feeding many families … 0

Viewpoint: How to conduct your own food drive

Friday, November 14, 2014

People often ask us this time of year how they can help out the Peterborough Food Pantry. My first thought is always this: “If you win megabucks, please write us a big check.” OK, so that’s wishful thinking … 0

Editorial: Take some time before reacting

Monday, November 17, 2014

One inarguable fact of human existence is that people are resistant to change. No matter how good an idea turns out to be in the end, there are invariably detractors when the concept is first pitched. Just think back to those who dismissed the rising new technology of … 0

GREENFIELD: 2nd arrest in sex case

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Police have arrested a Greenfield man and charged him for a second time in less than a month with sexual assault. But, as with the last case, police are revealing few details because the victim is a minor. Greenfield Police Chief Brian Giammarino said Wednesday that Greenfield police … 0

Peterborough: Planners OK center’s temple expansion plan

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — With a collective “aye” on Monday, the Planning Board approved the Temple Mountain Buddhist Meditation Center’s site plan and application for a conditional-use permit, moving forward the meditation center’s plans to build a temple that could … 0

GREENFIELD: Ex-Crotched Mtn. worker sees two more charges

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

A criminal case alleging abuse of a minor on the part of a former employee of Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center continues, but her day in court has been postponed. Bethany L. Smith of Bennington, who is one of three former Crotched Mountain employees facing criminal charges, was first … 0

Community Conversation discusses poverty

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture hosted a Community Conversation on poverty on Tuesday, Nov. 11. … 0

Peterborough: Annual Holiday Stroll takes place Nov. 22

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Held the Saturday before Thanksgiving each year, the 21st annual Holiday Stroll in Peterborough will take place this year on Nov. 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. It’s a place to start your holiday shopping and get in the holiday spirit. Park in one place and stroll … 0