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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

Peterborough: Campers cut wood for those in need

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

A dozen teenagers from the Barbara C. Harris Camp in Greenfield gathered at the River Center in Peterborough Tuesday to cut, split and stack firewood for needy families. The River Center Wood Bank has been operational for the past three years, utilizing volunteers — typically adolescents — in order to harvest firewood to … 0

Greenfield: Town names two to DPW post

Monday, June 22, 2015

Town officials have opted to split the previously vacant Department of Public Works supervisor position, hiring Neal Beauregard as the town’s manager of roads and Patrick Greene as the manager of buildings and grounds. The hires — made official at a May 28 non-public Select Board meeting — … 0

ML: There are many different ways to live a green life

Friday, June 19, 2015

Soon after finishing last month’s column, I had a falling accident at home and injured my leg so badly that I was on crutches for a week. I’m much better now (not completely healed, getting there), but as … 0

Cal Ripken: Dodgers capture Minors title

Monday, June 22, 2015

The Peterborough Dodgers beat the Peterborough Nationals 9-2 on Bishop Field Friday night to capture the 2015 Cal Ripken Minors Division Title. The Dodgers jumped out to an early lead and never trailed. The Nationals offense was highlighted … 0

Peterborough: Makerspace finds a temporary home

Monday, June 22, 2015

Monadnock Art X Tech — Peterborough’s makerspace — has signed a one-year lease for a storefront in Monadnock Plaza on Jaffrey Road, in lieu of pursuing a lease at the former Armory garage on Elm Street. “We do … 0

Peterborough: First Kubb Classic title awarded

Monday, June 22, 2015

The first Kubb Classic took place on Saturday in Peterborough. The region’s finest Kubb players competed in a single elimination tournament, which was won by the team of Anna Von Mertens, Philip Antone and Charlie Chronopoulos. Von Mertens … 0

Soccer: ConVal’s Morano named to Games

Monday, June 22, 2015

Teresa Morano, a girls’ soccer player who’ll go into her senior year at ConVal High School this fall, has been selected to represent Peterborough at the Granite State Games. The Granite State Games is a multi-sport competitive event … 0

Greenfield: Black bear talk tonight at library

Monday, June 22, 2015

A presentation on Black Bear Happenings in New Hampshire will be offered at the Stephenson Memorial Library tonight at 7 p.m. David Mills, a volunteer Fish and Wildlife steward with the N.H. Fish and Game Department, will talk about the natural history of our native wildlife, specifically the … 0

Police Logs: Antrim - June 23, 2015

Monday, June 22, 2015

Antrim Monday, June 8 Car vs. deer: At 4:21 a.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a deer on Concord Street near Old Concord Road. The driver, Ritchie G. Bates, 50, of Hillsborough, was uninjured, according to police reports. His 2012 Chevrolet Colorado was driven from … 0

Viewpoint: Need for trust between public, private sectors

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

It was a great pleasure to hear former Governor John Lynch deliver the talk at the Walter Peterson Forum for Civil Discourse at the Bass Hall earlier this month. His homey, conversational and witty style was captivating, and drawing upon his rich trove of experiences in the public … 0

Viewpoint: Why I will veto budget

Friday, June 19, 2015

In recent days, Republicans on the budget Committee of Conference finalized a budget proposal that is unbalanced and dishonest about what it funds. It also includes unpaid-for corporate tax cuts, creating a hole in this budget and in future budgets at the expense of critical economic priorities. For … 0