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Peterborough: Union St. bridge work set to begin

Thursday, December 18, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Peterborough will have a new Union Street Bridge by next year, the director of public works told the Select Board on Tuesday. Rodney Bartlett said construction on the bridge, which is on Union Street over the Nubanisit Brook in West Peterborough, will be completed by the end of fall 2015. Bartlett said the bridge itself will be rebuilt, … 0

Hancock/Lyndeborough: Abandoned animal finds new home

Thursday, December 18, 2014

A group of volunteers recently banded together to round up an abandoned guanaco — a close llama relation — that was left on an Elmwood … 0

Hancock: Down line fixed after call to PUC

Thursday, December 18, 2014

HANCOCK — A downed FairPoint utility line led to the closure of Cavender Road for about 48 hours on Monday and Tuesday. And it took … 0

Peterborough: Purple hats given to MCH newborns as symbol of abuse prevention

Friday, November 28, 2014

We’ve all heard it. The newborn is crying and the new parent, barely awake and so frustrated, mutters, “What’s wrong?” There’s a common belief that if a baby won’t stop crying, it’s because something is wrong and the … 0

Peterborough: December changes for support group

Friday, November 28, 2014

The Peterborough Brain Injury Support Group is holding its annual Holiday Pot Luck gathering at Crotched Mountain’s Carter Hall on Dec. 12. The regular first Tuesday on the month support group meeting will not be held in December. Regular meetings will resume in January at The Monadnock Community … 0

Mason: ConCom says no to pipeline

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

MASON — The Mason Conservation Commission has come out in opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that could run through southern New Hampshire, saying that the pipeline could impact several parcels of conserved land and threaten the … 0

New Ipswich: Town website overhaul debate continues

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Disagreement between town officials and the town’s volunteer webmaster on how to revamp the town website has the Select Board mulling the issue. Bob Boynton, who has managed the town’s website and some of the departmental offshoot pages for more than a decade, told the … 0

New Ipswich: Still no administrator after 6 months

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — The town is approaching six months without a Town Administrator, with no likely candidates in sight, according to town officials. “There haven’t been any developments on it,” said Select Board Chair George Lawrence in an interview Wednesday, when asked about the status of the search … 0

‘It could be the primary route’

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Groups of residents in Mason and Rindge are beginning to band together in opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that could be routed through their communities, as well as New Ipswich and Greenville. The Rindge Select Board has come out firmly in opposition to the project, while … 0

Learning about going green

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The Harris Center in Hancock was remodeled 11 years ago to the highest green and energy-efficient standards. So you think that even close scrutiny of the building wouldn’t turn up much to fix — but you’d be wrong, … 0

Bobcat’s Tail: Eight points about antlers

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

There are few defining features in nature more iconic than the majestic antler racks of deer and moose. But there’s a lot people don’t know about them. Here are eight points about antlers. 1. Antlers are different from … 0

Reimers Reason: Just passing through: the story of fracked gas, the Northern Pass, and tar sands in New Hampshire

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

With no east-west interstate and a wild northern section, New Hampshire has long been more of a destination than a pass-through state for human travelers. However, fossil fuels are passing through all the time. Several existing pipelines already … 0

Jaffrey: Chamber auction on one-year hiatus

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The Jaffrey Chamber will not be holding its annual Monandock Arts Auction this year, as organizers ready to revamp the yearly fundraiser in hopes of breathing new life into the event. This is a second blow to the … 0