Dublin

Dublin: Town working to replace library boiler

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

DUBLIN — The boiler at the Dublin Public Library is in need of repair before this upcoming winter, after a leak was discovered in April. A proposal from the library trustees has been submitted to the town, with Pinney Plumbing and Heating of West Swanzey to handle the repair for $2,875. The Select Board chose not to take a vote on the project because they want more information on the … 0

Dublin: Dublin School working to finance solar array

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Despite uncertainties surrounding state and nationwide solar subsidies, Dublin School is looking to the future in regards to their proposed 375-kilowatt solar array project. Dublin School is working to secure funding for their solar array — which is projected to cost up to $1.2 million — after receiving approval from the planning board earlier in the month. It is currently unknown whether the … 0

Keeping time: Town clock has some stories to tell

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — For 160 years, the four faces of the clock on the Unitarian Universalist Church have watched over Peterborough while a clock agent has watched over the clock. At least twice a year, the clock agent climbs the fusty tower, resets the clock, oils the capstan and marvels at the machine’s longevity … 0

$230k available in state ‘moose plate’ grants

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

The New Hampshire State Conservation Committee has announced that the 2016 conservation “moose plate” grant applications are available. Applications are due by Sept. 25, Eligible applicants include municipalities, county conservation districts, qualified nonprofit organizations engaged in conservation programs, public and private schools, county cooperative extension natural resource programs … 0

Dublin: Buffer to include smaller trees

Monday, July 27, 2015

DUBLIN — The Conservation Commission is working on an official proposal to replant trees between Cobb Meadow Road and the Town Maintenance Barn as part of the plan to restore the buffer. The commission is seeking selectmen’s approval … 0

Tennis: Dollars for Scholars tourney set for Sept.

Friday, July 24, 2015

The ConVal Community Dollars for Scholars will host their third annual tennis tournament the weekend of Sept.18 - 20. The tournament will be held at Adams Playground in Peterborough, with additional tennis courts secured as needed. The tournament will include a men’s and women’s doubles A & B … 0

Jaffrey: Love of storytelling drives Eaton

Monday, July 27, 2015

JAFFREY — A question-and-answer with the longtime executive producer of PBS’s Masterpiece Theatre offered three generations of fans the opportunity to reminisce on their favorite shows in the program’s 45-year history, from the 1971 series, “Upstairs, Downstairs” to … 0

Local family fights poverty in Rwanda

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — When Brandon Walsh moved to Rwanda a year ago with his wife, Emily, and infant daughter, Elsa, he expected to haggle over groceries and be plagued by frequent electricity and water outages. However, the Anglican priest … 0

ConVal: Wilson to replace Ferenc on board

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The ConVal School Board replaced a Peterborough representative who stepped down because he is moving to Hancock. To replace Tom Ferenc, the board elected Jerry Wilson, who brings with him four decades of experience as a teacher and administrator. When Chairman Butch Estey introduced Wilson to the rest … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Downton Abbey’ producer to speak at forum

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

JAFFREY — The executive producer of PBS’s Masterpiece Theatre and its award-winning TV series “Downton Abbey” is the speaker at the Amos Fortune Forum Friday at 8 p.m. at the Meetinghouse. The forum’s marketing and publicity chair Steve … 0

Dublin: Carrying on

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The Walden School resembles any other summer camp. The 59 campers, hailing from all over the world, play outside, eat second helpings of Reuben sandwiches and ice cream, and apply layers of sunscreen and bug spray. Yet, these … 0

Police Logs: Dublin - July 23, 2015

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Dublin Wednesday, July 1 Motor vehicle accident: At 2:10 p.m., police responded to the area of 241 Goldmine Road for a single-vehicle accident. A 2014 Toyota Highlander, driven by William Albertinin, 70, of Mansfield, Massachusetts, was in a culvert after attempting to back into a driveway off Goldmine … 0

Dublin: Walden Festival Week starts Sunday

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The Walden School will be holding a Festival Week beginning Sunday with 45 world premieres performed during the week. The festival will feature performances, lectures and discussions with Composer-in-Residence Annie Gosfield. On Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Gosfield will present her music compositions and discuss her approach to composition. … 0