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Dublin/Keene: Crowd-funding campaigns popular way to raise cash

Thursday, July 24, 2014

So Zack Danger Brown started one to fund some experiments in the kitchen with potato salad. Others have raised money, including the Peterborough Community Theatre, to switch over to digital projection equipment in their historic theaters. And the method is arguably reaching more people, with very little effort on the part of fundraisers, and possibly raising more money in shorter … 0

New Ipswich / Peterborough: Locals indicted at Superior Court

Monday, July 28, 2014

Several locals were indicted this month by grand juries in Hillsborough County Superior Court on a variety of charges. Timothy Sullivan, 47, of Lyndeborough was indicted on two charges — first-degree assault, a Class A felony, and second-degree assault, a Class B felony. Sullivan allegedly assaulted a 41-year-old man at a home on Center Road on May 3, hitting the man several times … 0

Peterborough: Putting old boards to good use

Monday, July 28, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A newcomer to Peterborough, Craig Zanetta is a photographer and a writer, but also a staunch advocate for recycling, especially when it comes to old buildings. He’s been in town less than a month, but last week he was hard at work in the cottage on the Scott-Farrar Home property on … 0

Baseball: Signups start now for Babe Ruth program

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Signups for our Babe Ruth Summer Baseball program run for the next two weeks. It is open to all players from the Conant, ConVal and Mascenic areas who played or were eligible to play during the regular Babe Ruth season as well as those who are moving up … 0

Peterborough: Tennis lessons start now at Rec Dept.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Private or group tennis lessons at the Peterborough Recreation Department are available now. Coordinators are Will Vaillancourt and the PRD. Open to children or adults, singles or in a group; we now have a new tennis instructor who is willing to accommodate to your individual learning preference and … 0

Peterborough: Exchange students seek host families in Peterborough

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Visiting students, ages 15-18, from around the world including Germany, Spain, Switzerland, and Thailand are seeking host families in and around Peterborough for the upcoming 2014-2015 academic school year. Host families are needed for the fall semester and full school year. Host families (traditional families, singles, empty nesters, … 0

ConVal: Scholarship winners honored at dinner

Thursday, July 17, 2014

An unusual dinner celebration for two 2014 ConVal Community Scholarship Foundation award winners happened at The Village at RiverMead last week. Meghan Close of Peterborough won her scholarship award to earn a certificate or degree in Environmental Science at the University of Vermont. Dakota Jones of Antrim will … 0

Peterborough: Just Create Summer Camp still seeking campers

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Just Create Summer Art Camp is up and running for its second year in a row. Their numbers have grown and the families are happy. Patrick Cogan and Carole Storro who owns the camp have developed all new … 0

Jaffrey: Project Shakespeare presenting three plays

Monday, July 21, 2014

Celebrating 20 years, Project Shakespeare will present three productions for their 2014 summer season including a new program for elementary and middle school students. Performances will run from July 24 through Aug. 4 at locations in Jaffrey, Rindge and Peterborough. The mainstage company will present “The Taming of … 0

Peterborough: Farm supper at Rosaly’s Garden July 30

Monday, July 21, 2014

The second Peterborough-grown farm supper will take place outdoors at Rosaly’s Garden July 30, at 6 p.m. A garden tour will precede the meal. Peterborough Grown, an independent organization that works in cooperation with the Peterborough Agricultural Commission, is holding the supper to celebrate the abundance, diversity and … 0

Editorial: How does the past shape the future?

Monday, July 21, 2014

Everyone agrees there’s something special about the Monadnock region that draws so many here for the summer, fall foliage season and beyond. Mount Monadnock and other scenic features are popular among outdoor enthusiasts, and the Peterborough Players, MacDowell Colony and the various live music opportunities, among many others, … 0

Letter: Solar project will cost us in the end

Monday, July 21, 2014

To the editor: In his letter to the editor on July 17 concerning the proposed solar installation, Peterborough Planning Board member Alan Zeller assures the public that “the grant money comes from PSNH, not the federal government, not the ratepayers, but our utility.” So where does he think … 0

Peterborough: Condo hearing continued

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Planning Board members on Monday accepted an application from developer Jack Belletete, who wants to build 29 condominium units in five buildings on the site of the former Lobacki egg farm off Route 202. But a … 0