Keene-based film festival awards teen for screenwriting
Monadnock region teens Jill Pierson, 15, of Francestown, Brittany Mena, 16, of Keene, Elyssa Harrington, 17, of Peterborough and Liam Healey, 17, of Antrim share their experiences in a high school screenwriting class during a pre-Monadnock International Film Festival screenwriting panel at Harlow's Pub April 5. - On the last night of the second ... (more)
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Viewpoint: Watch out for zoning amendments
At the 2014 Town Meeting of Peterborough to be held on Tuesday, May 13, voters will be asked to vote on the 11 zoning amendments proposed by the Peterborough Planning Board and three amendments proposed by private individuals.
Peterborough: Get Your Bids in
It's time to dust off your virtual bidding paddle and prepare for the annual Peterborough Chamber of Commerce's online art auction, featuring paintings, photographs and sculpture from artists around the region and beyond.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
NHSPCA enjoys solar breakthrough
Consider the case for the New Hampshire SPCA, the state's oldest animal protection and care facility, which decided in 2008 that it was time to deal seriously with rising costs of energy.
New England Everyday Goods awaits the reopening of Colls farmstand at its new location in Jaffrey.
New England Everyday Goods opened the doors of its new Jaffrey location on March 5. Meanwhile, preparations for the reopening of Coll's Farm Stand grocery store continue.
Editorial: Envisioning a town's future
It can't have been just the free pizza that drew more that 200 people to ConVal High School on Friday night.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Hancock: School leader's loss felt
Friends and colleagues in the Monadnock region are mourning the loss of Tom Brennan, a former Hancock resident who served as assistant principal at Peterborough Middle School and principal at Conant High School in Jaffrey before going on to a distinguished career as a school district administrator.
Peterborough: Wind spreads brush fire
Strong winds whipped up a permitted brush fire on Carley Road Saturday afternoon, requiring firefighters to spend a couple of hours extinguishing a blaze that covered about three-quarters of an acre.
Peterborough: 2 seriously injured in NHBB blast released from hospital
Two New Hampshire Ball Bearings workers who were seriously injured in a Feb. 10 explosion at the Peterborough plant have been released from Massachusetts hospitals and are recovering at their homes.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Cathy LaRoche dashes out a quick piece of calligraphy at her Peterborough home studio.
Calligrapher Catherine LaRoche sits at the desk in her Peterborough studio. She's one of only a small number of professional calligraphers in the country and was taught the craft by her grandfather.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Editorial: Civil discourse yields solutions
There wasn't much debate at Peterborough's Deliberative Session on Tuesday evening - when 66 registered voters gathered at the Town House - but there were examples of civil discourse when it came to the one article about which voters had something to say: the petition article calling for a New Hampshire resolution to get big money out of politics.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
ConVal School District: Raising their voices
That's what the stars of the ConVal Drama Club's upcoming show, "Off Broadway: A Musical Cabaret," say, anyway.
Peterborough: No questions on town budget
A call to support a Constitutional amendment to regulate political spending was the only article to draw discussion at Peterborough's Deliberative Session on Tuesday.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
FRED takes New Hampshire by Storm - Screening Update #1
FRED, the brand new documentary by John Fitzgerald Keitel had its World Premiere on Friday, April 4th as the opening night feature film at MONiff International Film Festival in Peterborough, New Hampshire.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Peterborough: Modern technique, great taste
George Cilley of Francestown wanted to make a point when he entered the Ledger-Transcript's annual maple syrup contest on Sunday.
Peterborough Police Log: April 8, 2014
Arrest: At 9:46 a.m., Paula Peieur, 51, of Peterborough turned herself in on a warrant for charging her with theft by unauthorized taking.
Peterborough: Numerous arrests made, warrant issued
Police have arrested a Peterborough man and confiscated weapons following a domestic violence call, as well as two men on drug and alcohol charges.
Peterborough: Changes come to Depot Square
"There is a lot of movement," said Dan Sullivan general manager of Depot Square, "but the nice thing is no one is going out of business."
Peterborough: Building relationships
The Fresh Air Fund will be dropping off youngsters from New York City at the Peterborough Community Center on July 9. The Fresh Air Fund, an independent, nonprofit agency established in 1877, has provided free summer experiences to more than 1.8 million New York City children between the ages of 6 and 17 from low-income communities.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Monadnock film festival gives young screenwriters a chance to shine
ConVal High School students Elyssa Harrington, 17, of Peterborough and Liam Healey, 17, of Antrim, participate in a pre-Monadnock International Film Festival screenwriting panel at Harlow's Pub Saturday morning.