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Community Conversations: Dying with Dignity
By April 14, 2015 Read More →

Community Conversations: Dying with Dignity

There are so many taboos and inhibitions about discussion and appropriate action around the end of  life, and one consequence of that is prolonged suffering and discomfort both for those who are dying, and those around them who struggle to know how best to support them. In this Community Conversation, Dying with Dignity, our panelists […]

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Community Conversation: Personal Options for Lowering our Carbon Footprint
By March 10, 2015 Read More →

Community Conversation: Personal Options for Lowering our Carbon Footprint

Energy is always in the news, and there is lots of information about big scale stuff: wind, solar, natural gas, etc. This conversation looks at our energy challenges on a more personal level. No one size fits all with our individual lives. Some folks can drive a Prius, but others need that F350. What are […]

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Community Conversation: Digital Media’s Impact on Children
By February 10, 2015 Read More →

Community Conversation: Digital Media’s Impact on Children

As our world becomes more engaged and dependent on digital media, this presents great opportunities, but also some disturbing effects on young people and their intellectual, social, and even physical development.  This conversation explores the impact of technology on our children and what is our role should be as parents and community members.     […]

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Community Conversations: Spirituality – The Quest for Meaning in the Monadnock Region
By January 13, 2015 Read More →

Community Conversations: Spirituality – The Quest for Meaning in the Monadnock Region

The Monadnock Region has always served as a source of energy and inspiration for those with spiritual yearnings. This Conversation is about how the spirit of our daily lives here is influenced by our surroundings, and what resources are available for people seeking to further explore and develop their expression of spirituality. Panelists Swift Corwin: […]

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Food,  Farms and the Future in the Monadnock Region
By October 14, 2014 Read More →

Food,  Farms and the Future in the Monadnock Region

How do we assure the long-term sustainability of local food and farming in the Monadnock region? Where are we and where are we going? Local food and farming matter to the Monadnock region. But how do we assure their long-term sustainability here? Where are we, and where are we going? What are the barriers to […]

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Community Conversations: Reimagine Education
By June 10, 2014 Read More →

Community Conversations: Reimagine Education

Why, no matter how much we pay, do our schools achieve such uneven results? With falling enrollments, rising fuel, healthcare, labor and infrastructure maintenance costs, increasingly needy students and an antiquated school schedule, we seem boxed into a system that is becoming less and less productive. Meanwhile, students in other countries are excelling in areas […]

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Community Conversations: Maker Spaces
By May 13, 2014 Read More →

Community Conversations: Maker Spaces

How can we encourage creative, entrepreneurial people in our community and attract more? Makerspaces are a popular answer, energizing communities around the nation, but what are they and how might they help the Monadnock region? These questions will be the topic of discussion at the latest Community Conversations forum Tuesday, May 13 at Bass Hall in downtown […]

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Community Conversations: Growing a Vibrant Economy While Keeping Our Region’s Identity
By March 18, 2014 Read More →

Community Conversations: Growing a Vibrant Economy While Keeping Our Region’s Identity

It’s the issue at the heart of many of our economic challenges: How do we grow a more vibrant economy while maintaining our small-town identity? This question will be the topic of discussion at the latest Community Conversations forum Tuesday, March 18 at Bass Hall in downtown Peterborough at 7 p.m. Community Conversation is a […]

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Community Conversations: The New Hampshire Legislative Youth Advisory Council
By January 14, 2014 Read More →

Community Conversations: The New Hampshire Legislative Youth Advisory Council

On Tuesday, January 14th, Community Conversations will present an introduction to the New Hampshire Legislative Youth Advisory Council. Formed in 2006, the council is comprised of over 20 students in high school and college from all over the state. The purpose of the council is to advise the legislature and provide youth input on a […]

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