Environment

Harrisville: Art for Water explores new ways to spread its message

Monday, July 28, 2014

When Harrisville artist Christine Destrempes first became really aware of the impending world water crisis in 2002, she decided to spread her awareness through art. But Destrempes’ artistic style wasn’t allowing her to say everything she wanted, she explained in an interview Thursday. “My work is very contemplative and non-representational, and I couldn’t communicate what I wanted to say with … 0

Reimers Reason: Hope floats at LakeFest

Friday, July 25, 2014

I must disclose that I have a personal interest in the subject matter of this month’s column. I am on the board of directors of the New Hampshire Lakes Association. On this coming Sunday, Aug. 3, N.H. Lakes is hosting its second annual LakeFest on Lake Winnipesaukee. I didn’t go last year (I wasn’t on the board yet and had other plans), but … 0

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

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Jaffrey:

Monday, December 30, 2013

Snow falls Thursday morning on Cheshire Pond off Route 202. And, snow begins to build up on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Thursday by Howard Memorial Park. … 0

Antrim: Ordinance could revive Antrim Wind project

Monday, December 30, 2013

ANTRIM — Wind energy may get a new life in Antrim after a petition warrant article with 42 signatures was submitted to go before voters at Town Meeting in March. The language asks residents to amend the zoning … 0

Green Living: That global coffee with a splash of local flavor

Monday, December 30, 2013

As 2013 comes to a delicious close, I cannot resist indulging in a bit of sweet celebration. The parade of seasonal holidays may be winding down, but from where I’m standing, the magic of winter is just warming … 0

Viewpoint: Really small and good beer to be found in New Hampshire

Monday, December 30, 2013

Once known as a “beer wasteland,” New Hampshire is making its mark in the world of good beer. Becoming the first state in the nation to license “nanobreweries” is part of the reason. Smaller than a microbrewery, a nanobrewery produces less than 2,000 barrels of beer annually. That’s … 0

Peterborough: Solar expansion

Monday, December 30, 2013

Sitting atop the Microspec Corporation building on Route 202 in Peterborough are four mounted solar panels, gleaming even in the pale winter sunlight. On the side of the building, another 36-module unit catches the sunlight from the south. … 0

Exploring nature’s classroom

Monday, December 30, 2013

On one of the coldest mornings in December, a bus from South Meadow School in Peterborough stops along a remote stretch of Old Greenfield Road and unloads a few dozen eighth graders. From the warmth of the bus, … 0

Keene: Animal adaptation program set

Monday, December 30, 2013

The Horatio Colony Nature Preserve will host a Winter Adaptation Program on Jan. 11, from at 10 a.m. to noon. Find out what unique adaptations animals use to survive the long and cold New England winters. Participants will look for signs of animals and learn about what strategies … 0

Keene: Registration open for Climate Conference

Monday, December 30, 2013

Registration is now open for the LOCAL SOLUTIONS: Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference to be hosted by Antioch University New England and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on May 19 to 21, 2014, in Manchester. Participants will learn how to use related tools and best practices to help … 0

Peterborough: Recycling saved $11,840 last month

Monday, December 30, 2013

Peterborough and Sharon residents have recycled at total of 63.45 tons through the Peterborough Recycling Center. By category and by tons, the recycled materials include newspaper (4.48 tons), cardboard (8.4), mixed paper (16.38), plastics (2.31), aluminum cans (0.2), steel cans (1.32), food waste (1.38), glass (21), textiles (4.96) … 0

New England stormwater issues to be addressed

Monday, December 30, 2013

This fall, the New England Water Works Association, New England Water Environment Association, and New England chapter of the American Public Works Association formed the New England Stormwater Collaborative. The group will identify and determine New England-wide stormwater educational and informational needs, and ways the collaborative can most … 0