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Margaret Nelson: View From the River – The gift of volunteers
04-12-2024 8:31 AM

April is Volunteer Appreciation Month. So let’s talk about the wonderful gift of volunteers.The River Center’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program just ended for 2024. This year, 11 IRS certified volunteer tax-preparers completed over 325...

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Letter: Closing night at The Folkway
04-11-2024 12:35 PM

Odetta sang on closing night at The Folkway.The only way into the building that night, for those without tickets, was via the third floor back walkway. But wherever you were inside, you could hear Odetta. How she pitched her voice soft enough to reach...

Letter: Abortion and religion
04-11-2024 12:35 PM

Not letting women have control over their bodies is something we profess from our religious views of all life, whether we attend church or not. Men have never had to deal with their own bodies this way. Men have been men and deem women less than...

Team Inconceivable qualifies for FIRST Robotics World Championships in Houston
04-11-2024 8:01 AM


After competing in the FIRST Robotics District Championships in Springfield, Mass., Peterborough-based FIRST Robotics Competition Team Inconceivable is headed for the FIRST Robotics World Championships in Houston April 17 to 20.In Houston, the team...

Richard Hartshorne will speak at Mariposa Museum
04-10-2024 12:07 PM

On Thursday, April 11, at 6 p.m. Richard "Dobbs" Hartshorne will speak at the Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center at 26 Main St. in Peterborough about his experiences playing the music of Johann Sebastian Bach for incarcerated men, women and...

Letter: Fellow customer saved the day
04-09-2024 12:39 PM

I have an eyesight problem, not a bad one, but without the medicine I take for it I would have a big problem.I get the prescription from a local pharmacy, and Medicare pays for most of it. When I ran out of my medication, I went to the pharmacy to get...

Parker and Sons Coffee Roasting in Peterborough strives to create the perfect coffee
04-09-2024 8:33 AM


Coffee-drinkers may find themselves wondering, “Why do I like some coffee and not others?”It’s this exact question that drove Mason Parker, the owner of Parker and Sons Coffee Roasting in Peterborough, to start researching the coffee-roasting process...

Former home of The Folkway in Peterborough is on the market
04-09-2024 8:31 AM


The former home of one Peterborough’s best-known institutions, The Folkway restaurant, is back on the market after almost 30 years. The Victorian home at 85 Grove St., built around 1860, was once the home of W.H.H. Pritchard, a Peterborough veteran of...

Viewpoint: Robert Beck – Why NATO matters
04-09-2024 7:32 AM

Imagine a scenario in which the major powers of Europe and North America had come together in a political-military alliance in the early 1930s, pooling their diplomatic, economic and defense resources to counter the rising menace of Nazi...

Viewpoint: L. Phillips Runyon III – Jaffrey has seen this case before
04-09-2024 7:31 AM

One of the many far-reaching cases rocketing its way to the Supreme Court this term will settle whether the State of Texas - and presumably any other state - can use its own laws to criminalize and detain people it believes are entering its borders...

Mark Fernald’s maple syrup named best for third time in Ledger-Transcript contest
04-08-2024 12:22 PM


Mark Fernald of Sharon took home his second consecutive win and third overall among the judges at the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript’s 42nd annual maple syrup contest Saturday.The event was held at the Bantam Grill in Peterborough, where attendees had...

Lectures will discuss black bears in New Hampshire
04-08-2024 11:43 AM


During the last lecture of the Peterborough Town Library’s “Naturally NH” winter series, Dan Bailey of New Hampshire Fish and Game recently discussed what residents can do to ensure the management, preservation and safety of black bears in the...

Monadnock Community Hospital names three new board members
04-07-2024 8:46 AM

Monadnock Community Hospital (MCH) announces three new additions to its board of trustees: Steve Kim of Peterborough, Ed Madigan of Jaffrey and Dr. Greg Neilley of Francestown.Kim is a certified financial planner and principal with Brady Associates...

Homeyer to speak at Peterborough Garden Club
04-06-2024 8:00 AM

The Peterborough Garden Club will host speaker Henry Homeyer Monday, April 8, from 10:30 to noon at Shieling Forest State Park, Learning Center, 395 Old Street Road, Peterborough.Homeyer is a lifelong organic gardener, and writes a weekly gardening...

Lisa Hall with Masiello Group earns two designations
04-06-2024 7:00 AM

Lisa Hall with Masiello Group in Peterborough recently earned two designations in the real estate industry -- the Military Relocation Professional (MRP) Certification from the National Association of Realtors and the Accredited Buyer’s Representation...

Letter: Democrats aim for total power
04-05-2024 11:34 AM

The current, ruling progressive Democrats believe only in a one world government. Nations are not their thing. For that matter, citizens aren't either.They believe in themselves, the ruling elite, not in old-fashioned, ratified, national...

Letter: Horrendous animal cruelty
04-05-2024 11:33 AM

Recently, a 4-year-old male bobcat who lives on our property came crawling to our home. He was severely injured. We managed to trap him, and sent him to Tufts in Grafton with help of a fabulous wildlife rehab contact.We learned he had been shot, and...

Peterborough First Friday is April 5
04-04-2024 7:00 AM

First Friday in Peterborough will be Friday, April 5, from 5 to 7 p.m.Activities include a fifth-year celebration at Dogs on Depot in Depot Square,  Starting at 5:30 p.m., people and their dogs can take part in activities that include a “yappy...

At MacDowell: Jonathan Gourlay – Courtney Stephens makes films with an anthropologist’s eye
04-03-2024 8:30 AM


Filmmaker Courtney Stephens brings an anthropologist’s keen observational skills to the subjects of her films, whether creating documentaries or experimental shorts exploring language, historical geography and women's lives. On Friday, she’ll present...

Scottish Music Club presents concert at Bass Hall in Peterborough
04-03-2024 7:00 AM

The New Hampshire Scottish Music Club orchestra returns to the Monadnock Center for History and Culture’s Bass Hall at 19 Grove St. in Peterborough Saturday, April 6, at 3 p.m.This Tartan Day celebration features jigs and reels, strathspeys and...

Mellon Foundation awards MacDowell $600,000 grant
04-03-2024 7:00 AM

PeterboroughMacDowell receives Mellon grantThe Mellon Foundation has awarded a $600,000 grant to MacDowell. The foundation will distribute the non-restricted grant to MacDowell over a period of two years to ensure the program benefits the widest range...

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