October 2016

The Advocate Staff October 2016

To our valued Dublin Advocate readers: Here is the October 2016 issue — all news worthy for Dubliners and neighbors. Read online, or open the pdf from the Current Month link to view the original in color. Request an email reminder when the issue goes live each month from DublinAdvocate@gmail.com. — Volunteers Spruce Up Lake […]

  • September 2016

    The Advocate Staff September 2016
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    It Took a Village… DCS News by Nicole Pease What an amazing month it has been! After two years of planning, fundraising, and building, the new community playground is installed at Dublin Consolidated School! This has truly been a community effort, spearheaded by Emily Bennett and the Playground Committee. Emily said Jesse Mareum and Greg […]

  • August 2016

    The Advocate Staff August 2016
    Children attending this year’s Playground gather with Eliot and counselors in front of the vegetable garden planted by students at DCS last spring in coordination with the Cornucopia Project. Photograph by Sally Shonk

    Summer Playground Is All About Tradition, Family, and Fun By Eliot Pelletier People often ask me why I continue to return to the Dublin Summer Playground year after year. I have worked at the Playground since I was in college, well more than a decade ago. It’s not much of an exaggeration to say that […]

  • July 2016

    The Advocate Staff July 2016
    “Zephyrus, the West Wind, the Lover of Flora” and “Flora, The Goddess of the Flowers” were sketched by Joseph Lindon Smith (1863-1950) as decorations for a Garden Club flower show circa 1930. The late T. Handasyd Cabot, Jr., and his sister Pauline, are reputed to have been the models. In 1959, Mrs. Frederick F. Brewster, on behalf of the Garden Club of Dublin, gave the paintings to the Dublin Women’s Community Club. Information courtesy of the Dublin Historical Society. Photographs by Sally Shonk

    Dublin’s Post Office Paintings By Rusty Bastedo Upon entering Dublin’s U.S. Post Office, a building that was originally the Trinitarian Church and later headquarters for the Dublin Women’s Club, visitors are greeted by two large paintings by Dublin artist Joseph Lindon Smith (1863-1950). Both paintings were prepared for the Garden Club of Dublin, an organization […]

  • June 2016

    The Advocate Staff May 2016
    Members of the Monadnock Rotary Club gathered at Carr's Store on April 30 before beginning the annual roadside cleanup. Almost 50 blue bags of trash (47) were collected from the roadside between Carr's and Union Street in Peterborough. From left to right, Rob Harris, Bob Vecchiotti, Mary Loftis, Chuck Simpson, Paul Tuller, Balmeet Kaur Khalsa, Charlotte Lasky, Adam Hamilton and Wendy White. Not photographed but also participating were Jerry and Ramona Branch and John Goodhue.

    Congratulations to All Dublin’s Graduates ConVal Class of 2016: As we wish Dubliner students success in all their endeavors, may they take “lots of small town NH memories with them on their journeys” (quote borrowed from Kenda Henke, a graduate’s mother). Ben Graves will attend the University of Vermont in the fall. He plans to […]