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Sharon: Ancient Japanese kiln to be built at Sharon Arts Center

Monday, July 28, 2014

Students in the N.H. Institute of Art’s BFA program will be constructing an anagama kiln on the grounds of the Sharon Arts Center campus. An anagama kiln is a single-chamber furnace built with a sloping shaped tunnel and fueled with firewood, in contrast to the electric or gas kilns commonly used by most contemporary artists. The kiln is being built under the direction of Institute ceramics professor John Baymore, with … 0

Letter: About Bass’ support of Brown

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

To the editor: So Charlie Bass has endorsed Scott Brown. No surprise there. What is surprising, as quoted in the Keene Sentinel, is this: “Bass also cited Brown’s efforts to limit the scope of President Barack Obama’s signature health care law. ‘We would have single-payer, European-style health care right now if it weren’t for [Brown].’” Charlie pretends not to know any Europeans, who … 0

Moments of Bliss: Reflections on the views of my many homes over the years

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

This morning my view from a corner chair is focused on a willow tree. Susan planted it at least five years ago, at which time it was too small to be seen from where I am writing. Its branches move in the wind in concert with two larger neighbors, unrelated except for being trees. This is home for all of us. Watching them … 0

Viewpoint: Expressions of generosity aplenty at food pantry

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

The Peterborough Food Pantry has been a service organization in town since 1995. That’s a long time for a nonprofit. Lots of factors determine our success; things like reliable volunteers, providing good service, accessible space and, very importantly, … 0

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

antrim Wednesday, July 2 Arrest: Antrim police were parked on the shoulder of Keene Road using stationary radar when a black GMC 2001 Sonoma traveling east was observed moving at a high rate of speed. An Antrim officer received a read out from the radar of 67 mph, … 0

Peterborough: South Meadow raises funds for United Way

Friday, June 27, 2014

South Meadow students raise funds for United Way Last month, 7th grade students at South Meadow School learned about The United Way and how the organization helps families. Four classes in Eileen Couture’s Consumer and Family class made chef’s hats and sold them, raising $115. … 0

Business major finds work out of the office

Monday, July 7, 2014

One of the most important things Peterborough native Tyler Whitney learned while attending Bryant University in Smithfield, R.I., was that he could not spend his professional career sitting behind a desk pushing papers. While earning a degree in … 0

Region: Back in business?

Monday, July 7, 2014

Handwritten or printed, taped to windows or on the front of cash registers, a certain type of sign has been springing up around Peterborough this summer, all carrying the same promise: a job. Are these signs tangible indicators … 0

Money Matters: ‘Be as honest as you can without blowing the interview’

Thursday, July 3, 2014

I want to say up front that when it comes to job search and acquisition advice, there is no such thing as one size fits all. But I will attempt to offer some general guidelines that should be … 0

Unemployment dropping, slowly

Monday, July 7, 2014

The Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau of New Hampshire reports that the unemployment rate in the Peterborough Labor Market, an area made up of 10 towns, including Antrim, Bennington, Dublin, Francestown, Hancock, Jaffrey, New Ipswich, Peterborough, Rindge, Sharon and Temple, rose overall between 2002 and 2012, from … 0

Court Log: July 3, 2014

Monday, July 7, 2014

Greenfield Police Thomas Belcher, 26, of Greenfield, false imprisonment, $310; possession of marijuana, $310. Heather McCormack, 33, of Greenfield, operating without a valid license, $124. Hancock Police Dennis Gautreau, 49, of Leominster, Mass., operating without a valid license, $124; speeding, $77.50. Jaffrey Police Joshua Lane, 24, of Jaffrey, … 0

Viewpoint: Brandon Garabrant was a fine student

Monday, June 30, 2014

I first knew Brandon as a student in ConVal’s internship program. He was such a genuinely nice guy — personable, polite and very respectful. That counts a lot with me, and it served him well in his internship … 0

Viewpoint: My experience accompanying Brandon home

Monday, July 7, 2014

I must say when I heard of the passing of Brandon, I was deeply saddened. Here was a young man who was so proud to serve his country that he wanted to wear his blues to his graduation from high school. Then to hear he was from Greenfield … 0