Francestown architect on mission to educate over the air waves in Africa

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Before Cameron Leandri, who is originally from Francestown, traveled to Tanzania and Burundi in the spring, the 24-year-old had never dreamed of being a humanitarian architect. That all changed when he gave his half-empty soda to an African child in a Tanzanian village. Leandri, Paul Peterzo — Leandri’s architecture professor at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston — … 0

Peterborough: ZBA approves Stone Barn condos

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The iconic yet dilapidated Stone Barn may have collapsed this winter if its new owners — Stan Fry of Peterborough and Bradford Malt of Boston, Massachusetts — hadn’t pour hundreds of thousands of dollars in to saving it. Now, Fry, Malt, and Cy Gregg, who has now joined the partnership, plan … 0

Peterborough: Man buried alive in snow

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — In a scene more reminiscent of a mountain avalanche than a Peterborough neighborhood, a local man was buried alive in 2 feet of snow in his own yard on Old Street Road for several hours Sunday afternoon, after the snow slid off his metal roof and fell on top of him.  “There's no other way … 0

ConVal: Public hearing for petition article today

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect that the public hearing on the petition warrant article is tonight. The public hearing for the petition article to amend Article Five of ConVal’s Articles of Agreement is Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the ConVal High School library. Matthew … 0

Antrim: Fancy schmancy

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The Fancy Schmancy Tea Party at the Antrim Town Hall Saturday drew a crowd of more than 50 community members. Adults dressed up in fancy dresses and children paraded around in a variety of beautiful gowns. Together, families … 0

Greenfield: Local Share opens possibilities

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

When Terra Fletcher of Cloverly Farm stood up at a Greenfield Charrette meeting last year and suggested that she would like to see a coffee shop stocked with local goods in the downtown, she thought it was a … 0

Nutritional health: Staying the path is an inside job

Friday, February 13, 2015

Did you make any New Year’s resolutions this year? If so, how’s it going? We all set out with the best of intentions for our new year, and we really want them to happen. So what is it that occurs about a month into the process, or sometimes … 0

Spice Cupboard: A snow-day recipe

Friday, February 13, 2015

Well, it happened again. The dreaded phone call calling off school for the day, causing squeals of delight and despair from children and parents everywhere. It’s not that I don’t love to have days home with my kids. … 0

Roundup: Oriole girls beat Vikes, WLC boys lose again

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Conant/Mascenic girls’ basketball The Orioles dominated the Vikings on Thursday night, winning 57-9 at home. Conant led 16-0 after one and 30-2 at the half. Conant’s Eva Hodgson led all scorers with 15 points; Megan Wheeler scored 11 … 0

Basketball: Cougar boys beat H-B in overtime

Sunday, February 15, 2015

ConVal beat Hollis-Brookline in overtime Friday night in Hollis. Liam Baldwin led the Cougars in scoring with 14 points. Noah Cail followed with 13 and Adam Lundsted had 10 including a game-tying three-pointer late in overtime. In the … 0

Sustainable Steps: ML

Monday, February 16, 2015

The definition of sustainable: 1. Capable of being sustained. 2. Of, relating to, or being related to harvesting or using a resource so that the resource is not depleted or permanently damaged. For time eternal, small farmers have been doing whatever is needed to be sustainable. Considering that … 0

Peterborough: Chamber seeks your nominations

Friday, February 13, 2015

The Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce Nominating Committee is seeking nominations for the 2015 Citizen of the Year and Business of the Year Awards. Every year, the Chamber of Commerce acknowledges individuals and businesses whose devotion of time and energy to the community of greater Peterborough goes above … 0

Letters: Check the facts before you vote

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

To the editor: There are a couple of facts that voters in the ConVal district need before they decide on Article 9. These may contradict what you’ve read or heard secondhand, but are easily verified. Article 9 is about removing the legal requirement to maintain eight elementary buildings. … 0