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BUSINESS QUARTERLY: Growing under the Waldorf model
10-17-2023 10:26 AM

By ISADORA CRANE

Having attended Waldorf school my entire childhood, from merely 3 years old to a full 18-year-old adult, I have had the privilege of seeing the positive impact this education model has had on my personal growth.As both my mother and father attended...


BUSINESS QUARTERLY: The process behind the budget
10-17-2023 9:01 AM

By JANINE LESSER

The development of the school district budget for the 2024-2025 school year is now underway.It began at the end of August, when the School Board sent basic budget guidance to Superintendent Kimberly Rizzo Saunders, as she began meetings with her...


ConVal field hockey goes out on a high note
10-13-2023 12:21 PM

By BEN CONANT

The ConVal field hockey team sent their seniors out on a high note Thursday, shutting out Laconia 1-0 on a record-breaking afternoon in Peterborough."They played really well," ConVal head coach Kelly Shirk said after the game. "They kept the energy...


At MacDowell: Brantley to appear at library
10-04-2023 3:42 PM

By JONATHAN GOURLAY

While visiting Peterborough for his sixth MacDowell Fellowship, composer and cellist Paul Brantley will take the stage for the penultimate MacDowell Downtown of the season.Beginning at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at the Peterborough Town Library, 2...


A day for speed at Conant Fast 5K
10-04-2023 3:39 PM

By BEN CONANT

Aylee Bernier likes to go fast.Ever since her adoptive parents took her in from China 13 years ago, Aylee has had a need for speed. First, she’d ride in her vehicle with mom Becky pushing her along, but it wasn’t long before Aylee started tugging at...


ConVal hosts first cross-country meet since 2016
09-29-2023 4:27 PM

By BEN CONANT

The Cougar cross-country team bounded over their home course Wednesday afternoon in the first race hosted at ConVal since October 2016. "It feels really strange, but at the same time right, that we're finally having at least one home meet," ConVal...


Francestown ZBA denies Davis Lane variance
09-29-2023 7:50 AM

By SARAH HIBBARD PYLE

On Sept. 21, the Francestown Zoning Board of Adjustment denied Richard Lawrence’s variance application for property located on Davis Lane in a 5-0 vote.Lawrence was looking for relief from the 400-foot front setback required for back lots and the...


Building process continues for Conant volleyball
09-22-2023 9:00 AM

By BEN CONANT

The Conant girls' volleyball team hit the court this fall with a new head coach and a roster eager to learn and improve. The Orioles are now in just their second season as a varsity program and are still exhibiting the growing pains that come with...


Despite loss, ConVal has shown promise early
09-15-2023 9:15 AM

By BEN CONANT

The ConVal volleyball team didn't play to its full potential in Tuesday's three-set loss to visiting Milford, but even after last year's team raised the bar for program success, coach Amanda Hinton said this group could exceed expectations yet...


Residents urged to attend ConVal community meetings
09-13-2023 3:05 PM

By JESSECA TIMMONS

Residents of the nine ConVal School District towns are encouraged to attend upcoming community forums with Prismatic, a consulting firm hired by the district’s Strategic Organization Committee to assess its 11 facilities and recommend strategies to...


Mascenic field hockey overcomes slow start to win
09-06-2023 12:14 PM

By BEN CONANT

An early Monadnock goal was the wake-up call the Mascenic field hockey team needed to get going in Tuesday's 3-1 home-opener win over the Huskies. Going forward, Viking coach Selena Shaw said she wants her girls to be in control of their own intensity...


Free community meals are back at Peterborough churches
09-05-2023 1:30 PM

By DAN MILLBAUER

Churches in Peterborough are resuming their weekly and monthly community meals.A number of local faith communities had been offering meals, but suspended or altered them from the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Most are now back in full...


New sign to honor Duffy Monahon, Peterborough land conservationist
09-05-2023 12:09 PM

By FRANCIE VON MERTENS

A group gathered last week to unveil a “Welcome to Duffy’s Woods” sign in Mary “Duffy” Monahon’s honor at Peterborough’s Fremont Conservation Land on Old Jaffrey Road.The group shared stories about how Monahon secured a grant from the state’s Land...


Gnome Notes: Emerson Sistare – Sy Montgomery provides another fabulous offering
09-05-2023 10:43 AM

By EMERSON SISTARE

A monthly book review by The Toadstool Bookshop in Peterborough.“Of Time and Turtles: Mending the World Shell by Shattered Shell,” by Sy MontgomeryThere is something indescribable about exceptional nature writing. It feeds a hunger that goes unnoticed...


Conant field hockey scores first win of the season with 1-0 win over Kearsarge
09-01-2023 4:04 PM

By BEN CONANT

With strong senior leadership on the field and in the huddle, the Conant field hockey team is off to a promising start this fall under new head coach Sarah Graage.The Orioles picked up their first win of the year Thursday afternoon in Jaffrey with a...


Grant will aid Reality Check recovery support services
09-01-2023 9:00 AM

By MARY DREW

Reality Check, an addiction services nonprofit in Jaffrey, is honored to have been awarded a $145,000 award through U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen’s office for its Congressional Directed Spending Project. The one-year grant, administered by the Substance...


Be the Change: Jen Whitehead – Helping a loved one who struggles with substance abuse
08-31-2023 2:29 PM

By JEN WHITEHEAD

If you have a loved one struggling with substance abuse, you may be wondering how you can help them make the decision to change.It's common to feel scared or angry at their unhealthy choices, and you may have absorbed the cultural message that there's...


At MacDowell: Christopher Iduma holds a mirror to Lagos, Nigeria
08-29-2023 11:21 AM

By JONATHAN GOURLAY

Lagos, Nigeria, is widely recognized as the commercial capital of the African continent and is frequently described as a loud, chaotic and traffic-clogged city.Photographer Christopher Iduma, at MacDowell for his first residency, will be the featured...


AT MACDOWELL – William Finnegan to speak at Peterborough Town Library Aug. 4
08-01-2023 9:00 AM

By DAVID MACY

On Friday, Aug. 4, MacDowell Downtown will feature William Finnegan, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning autobiography “Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life” at Peterborough Town Library, 2 Concord St.Finnegan has been a contributor to The New Yorker since...


Business Quarterly: Cultural attractions provide advantage
07-28-2023 10:07 AM

By ANDY PETERSON

As we enter the warmth of summer in the Monadnock region, our interests turn to plans for fun activities with family and friends. Many also come to visit our region for a chance to relax and enjoy relief from the heat of urban areas and a welcome...

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