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Cathy Lanigan has several  "No Pipeline" lawn signs in front of her home on Concord Street in Peterborough.

Pipeline: Feeling the ripple effect

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Even though Cathy Lanigan doesn’t live in a town that will be traversed by Kinder Morgan’s Northeast Energy Direct pipeline project, she defiantly displays several “Stop the Pipeline” signs on her lawn on Concord Street. “If I don’t want it in my backyard, why somebody else’s?” she said, citing concerns about the pipeline’s impact on the environment, real estate and … 0

Peterborough: From New Zealand to Peterborough

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Malcolm Cooper of Peterborough finished shearing the last alpaca of the year late Sunday afternoon. This spring, like the last 12, he started shearing in early April and finished in late June. Ten weeks. Ten-thousand miles. One hundred twenty-five farms. More than 2,000 alpacas. It’s over. Until next year. Except it’s not exactly … 0

ConVal: New track to be built for fall

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The track at ConVal High School, which was built to last 20 years, started falling apart eight years after it was built. And as Director of Facilities Timothy Grossi and Athletic Director Mark Swasey prepare to rebuild the track this fall, they are leaving no stone unturned. “[We] rolled over a … 0

Peterborough: Fundraising to train EMTs

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Michael Hutchinson, a Peterborough paramedic who served as outreach coordinator for Cheshire Medical Center until December, surveyed about two-dozen ambulance departments in the region in 2014, asking them about their biggest challenges. Their answer: training EMTs. Ambulance departments … 0

Temple motorcyclist airlifted following three-vehicle crash

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

A Temple motorcyclist was airlifted with serious injuries, following a three-vehicle crash in Milford Tuesday. Two other drivers were also injured. Shaun Merrill, 47, of Temple, was travelling east on Route 101 in Milford when his 1987 Harley Davidson motorcycle collided with an oncoming 2006 Mazda, driven by … 0

Peterborough: Arrest part of heroin bust

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

A Marlborough man arrested in Peterborough and charged with trafficking a half-kilogram of heroin is believed to have ties to a major drug distribution network out of Lawrence, Massachusetts, according to Keene police. Ryan Williams, 28, was one … 0

PUC, utility reach deal

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Opponents of a high-pressure natural gas pipeline proposed to run through the state are disappointed with decisions last week from both state and federal entities. Staff at the state Public Utilities Commission have reached a settlement agreement with natural gas distributor Liberty Utilities, regarding its application to contract … 0

ConVal: School district OKs money for Kubota

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The ConVal School District hopes to use up to $43,000 of capital reserve money to replace its 25-year-old tractor. The School Board will hold a public hearing on July 14 at 7 p.m. at the SAU about the purchase, in addition to acquiring a new scoreboard … 0

Cycling: Get your bike geared up for some summer rides

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

James McDonough knows a thing or two about bicycle repair. The EMS Tech Service Manager and “bicycle therapist” has over four decades of cycling experience, he said in an interview outside the 1 Vose Farm Road store in … 0

The Avid Reader: Shedding some light on manuscript illumination

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

This past Saturday I had the good fortune to take a day-long workshop on “Manuscript Illumination: Ancient Art Form, Modern Techniques and Applications.” This was taught by Amy Fagin, a professional manuscript artist, at the Museum of Russian … 0

Antrim/Rindge: Celebration Singers touring the region

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The Celebration Singers, 65 young people from Atlanta, Texas, are touring New Hampshire this month and will be performing several concerts in our area. They will be offering free concerts and undertake community service projects as part of their annual summer trips. The group will be in concert … 0

ConVal: Whole honored with Evans-Reilly Award

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

On June 23, Francestown resident and ConVal Junior Cole Whole was honored with the Monadnock Rotary Club’s prestigious 2015 Evans-Reilly Award that is given in memory of David Reilly and Bill Evans, Monadnock Rotarians who were devoted to … 0

Engagement announcement: Ashlee Davis — Timothy Near

Monday, June 29, 2015

Jeff and Ronda Davis of Antrim have announced the engagement of their daughter, Ashlee, to Timothy Near, son of Glenn Near of Gilford, and Michele Near of Moultonborough. The bride-to-be earned a degree in hospitality and tourism management … 0