Congresswoman Ann McClane Kuster guaranteed Peterborough officials and local experts in renewable energy she will continue to support legislation that funds green projects in the region.

Peterborough: Kuster: I’ll fight for solar, biomass energy legislation

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Democratic U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster said Wednesday she can’t do much to stop Kinder Morgan from building a natural gas pipeline through southwest New Hampshire. But the congresswoman assured about a dozen Peterborough officials and renewable energy experts that she will fight for legislation that subsidizes projects for solar and biomass energy in the region, because these projects … 0

Mascenic: Lawyer: Test opt-outs are legal

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Two New Ipswich parents, who recently voiced their objections to Smarter Balanced testing, have obtained legal counsel to back up their position. They say parents in the district can opt-out by removing their children from the testing. Several Mascenic School District parents have said they don’t want their children to take the Smarter Balanced Assessment, a state standardized test that replaced the previous … 0

Running: Movesessian wins cold Possum

Monday, March 30, 2015

On a gorgeous March Sunday afternoon, the 8th running of the Dead Possum Half Marathon, which runs through the towns of Mason, New Ipswich and Greenville, went off under great early spring conditions. Considering the 3 inches of snow on Saturday and overnight freezing temperatures, the course was in good condition which led … 0

Letters: We’ve got your back, Mascenic

Friday, March 20, 2015

To the editor: In regards to the March 19 letter “A stinging slap in Mascenic vote”: I found the letter to be divisive and unfounded, filled with half truths and false statements. I want to remind voters from the Mascenic district that the 50/50 formula discussion in years … 0

The push for a voice in gas plan

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

As Kinder Morgan moves ahead with the approval process, releasing more detailed maps of a proposed natural gas pipeline that would run through Southern New Hampshire, they are also poised to attend meetings in several local townships to speak directly to citizens next week in meetings scheduled in … 0

Basketball: Springfield, Litts highlight All-State teams

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Several local ballers made the cut for the 2014-15 All-State teams. Most notably, the two leaders of the area’s championship teams were both named Player of the Year for their respective divisions. Conant’s Madison Springfield was named the … 0

Letters: A stinging slap in Mascenic vote

Thursday, March 12, 2015

To the editor: It’s time that New Ipswich taxpayers get informed about a few facts concerning Greenville. First, I want to sincerely thank the 939 voters from both towns who supported the school budget, which lost by only 17 votes. It won in New Ipswich by 118 but … 0

Letters: Proposed cuts did not affect admin.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

To the editor: I would first like to state that I am against any sales or income tax, as that would take away local control and would open the flood gates of additional money for government bureaucracies of all kinds to spend. The current system works and this … 0

Viewpoint: Help for the homeless

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

As those involved with the Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter in Peterborough know, rentals in our general area are costly. An article by Scott Carrier in the March issue of Mother Jones Magazine tells how homelessness in America is … 0

Viewpoint: Here’s what’s happening this spring

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

In a few days it will officially be spring. The days are getting longer. We dare to think about our gardens, flowers and green grass. We have hope. At the core of what we do here at The … 0

Editorial: For leadership, look to our youth

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Leadership, achieving goals and making the most of yourself through hard work are traits that ought to be instilled early in a person’s life. For those who grow up playing sports, these things are ingrained through inspiring mentorship from coaches and older teammates. And when those traits carry … 0

Greenville: Voters pass resolution on pipeline

Monday, March 16, 2015

GREENVILLE — The town passed the entirety of its warrant in a short Town Meeting on Saturday morning, including two petition articles. The two petitions — one to oppose a proposed natural gas pipeline that would run through … 0

Spice Cupboard: St. Patrick’s Day herbed mashed potatoes

Friday, March 13, 2015

Here we are on March 17, when leprechauns, shamrocks and potatoes are aplenty. Everything is green — well, except for the grass that is. To tell you the truth, St. Patrick’s Day holds a very special place in … 0