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The next showing of Communities and Consequences, a film that examines the graying of New Hampshire, will be at Keene State’s Redfern Arts Center, Wednesday, May 14, at 6 p.m. The event includes the hour-long film, followed by a panel discussion, which will be moderated by Steve Chase, and audience Q&A.

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According to CSRWire (newswire of corporate social responsibility), Monadnock Paper Mills recently announced “that all its Graphic Arts Printing and Packaging Papers are made using 100% renewable electrical energy and are manufactured carbon neutral.”

Read the full press release.

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Wondering how the campaign finance numbers are stacking up for your candidate? For your candidate’s opponent? Curious to see who in Cheshire County contributes to political campaigns?

If so, check out the Federal Election Commission’s interactive campaign finance map. When you click on New Hampshire, you’ll get to a state map. From there, select a candidate from the left-hand column and then click on a county to access a list of individual contributors.

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What do Aaron Copland, Willa Cather, Leonard Bernstein, Dorothy and DuBose Heyward, James Baldwin, and Thornton Wilder have in common? They all spent time and nourished their creativity at the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire, the oldest artists’ colony in the United States.

The Library of Congress has opened an exhibition on the MacDowell Colony, including an online component which uses video, photographs, and manuscript images to highlight different eras in the one hundred year history of the Colony.

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An April 27 article from the Concord Monitor Online reports that:

The Senate yesterday unanimously passed a plan to stimulate renewable energy projects in New Hampshire and ensure that a portion of energy flowing through power lines in the state comes from renewable sources.

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