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Peterborough Town Library Book Club to read ‘Great Circle’
04-20-2024 8:00 AM

The Peterborough Town Library Book Club announced plans to read Booker Prize finalist “Great Circle” by Maggie Shipstead.After several months’ recess, the book club will reconvene with monthly meetings on the last Friday of each month. “Great Circle”...

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Peterborough Town Library schedules vacation week programs
04-20-2024 7:30 AM

Wildlife Encounters will headline the Peterborough Town Library's school vacation week program offerings Monday, April 22, at 11 a.m.Wildlife Encounters Ecology and Wellness Center will bring seven live animals to the library and share with the...


Peterborough Planning Board approves 14-unit development near High Street
04-18-2024 8:33 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

The Peterborough Planning Board voted 4-2 Monday to approve Ivy Vann’s and Hugh Beyer’s application for construction of a 14-unit development off High Street after a public hearing.The hearing on the subdivision application followed a site walk of the...


Peterborough firefighters continue fishing derby tradition
04-18-2024 8:31 AM

By BILL FONDA

Cody Boutwell remembers taking part in the Loran Hanson Memorial Fishing Derby when he was 13 and 14 years old.Now, as a lieutenant with Peterborough Fire & Rescue, Boutwell is one of the people responsible for keeping the derby going, as the...


Rebecca Rule to speak for Monadnock Quilters’ Guild
04-18-2024 7:30 AM

The Monadnock Quilters’ Guild will host Rebecca Rule presenting “That Reminds Me of a Funny Story,” a New Hampshire Humanities program, Friday, April 19, at 6:30 at Divine Mercy Church at 12 Church St. in Peterborough.Rule will share stories that she...


Former home of The Folkway in Peterborough is on the market
04-17-2024 8:49 AM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

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...


Gnome Notes: Emerson Sistare – Amor Towles weaves tapestry in ‘Table for Two: Fictions’
04-17-2024 8:45 AM

By EMERSON SISTARE

A book review by The Toadstool Bookshop in Peterborough.“Table for Two: Fictions,” by Amor TowlesWhile some authors have name-recognition, others have “title-recognition” -- when one or more their works is so widely read that it has overshadowed its...


Project Shakespeare seeks summer students
04-17-2024 8:31 AM

Project Shakespeare is taking applications from students 7 to 18 years old for its upcoming 30th anniversary summer season. No experience is necessary, but all interested candidates should be self-motivated and engaged students. Project Shakespeare...


Peterborough Farmers’ Market opens for the season
04-15-2024 11:57 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

After a successful winter run, the Peterborough Farmers’ Market is gearing up for another strong spring/summer season, the market’s president, Conrad Dumas, said at the opening day of the season last Wednesday.The market, which is held weekly at the...


Deb Caplan builds a business out of her creative passion
04-15-2024 8:32 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

When she moved from Florida to New Hampshire in 2011, Deb Caplan, a lifelong creative, was thrilled to find that her new hometown of Peterborough was a major hub for for creativity and the arts in the Monadnock region.“I love living around here. There...


100+ Women Who Care schedule meeting in Peterborough
04-14-2024 8:00 AM

100+ Women Who Care Monadnock, a local giving circle, will hold its next quarterly meeting Thursday, April 18, at the Peterborough Town Library in the 1833 Room, 2 Concord St.Registration and mingling with refreshments will begin at 11:45 a.m., with...


Monadnock Hunger Walk is May 4
04-13-2024 8:00 AM

The seventh annual Monadnock Hunger Walk will take place in Peterborough on Saturday, May 4.The purpose of the walk is to raise money for local food pantries and programs. Programs that have benefited in previous walks include: Antrim Food Pantry,...


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...


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

By JESSECA TIMMONS

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...


Parker and Sons Coffee Roasting in Peterborough strives to create the perfect coffee
04-09-2024 1:52 PM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

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...


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

By CAMERON CASHMAN

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

By JESSECA TIMMONS

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...

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