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Dublin: Dublin School pursues solar

Monday, March 30, 2015

DUBLIN — Currently seeking a state grant and approval from the town, Dublin School hopes to move forward with a 370-kilowatt solar array project this year that could cost up to $1.2 million. A sustainability effort to reduce the school’s electricity costs and carbon footprint, Head of School Brad Bates said that the array will help educate students, too. “We also want our students to be able to learn from … 0

PETERBOROUGH: Chamber honors dedication, leadership

Monday, March 30, 2015

The Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce’s gala didn’t just celebrate six award-winners. The dinner Thursday in the upper hall of the Town House celebrated those who have dedicated their lives to the region, as well as those who are just beginning to. Sean Ryan, the Chamber of Commerce’s director, reminded the crowd to … 0

DUBLIN: ‘Granny D’ fight heads to D.C.

Monday, March 30, 2015

New Hampshire legislators are bringing the late Doris “Granny D” Haddock of Dublin’s fight for campaign finance reform to Washington, D.C. The N.H. Senate approved Senate Bill 136 Thursday. The bill demands Congress form a committee to address how the Citizens United decision by the U.S. Supreme Court affects campaign spending, particularly in … 0

Rindge: Hunt named to HNH Board

Friday, March 20, 2015

The HNH Foundation has announced that State Representative John Hunt of Rindge has joined the Board of Directors. The mission of the HNH Foundation is to improve the health and wellness of New Hampshire’s population, with a focus … 0

Manchester: Ayotte to speak to business leaders

Friday, March 20, 2015

The Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire will host U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte on April 6. The senator will speak at a luncheon event to be held at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Ayotte may address topics such as the economy, … 0

Peterborough: New location for Colonic Connection

Friday, March 20, 2015

Deborah Jean Clark owner of Colonic Connection, a hydrotherapy facility, is now scheduling appointments at her new location at 77 Hancock Rd., Suite C, in Peterborough. The building includes offices for a number of health-service providers. Clark, an accredited hydro-therapist, says, “I’m happy to hear of the health … 0

Achievement:

Monday, February 16, 2015

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of Maine, Orono: Benjamin Aldrich of Hancock and James Proctor of Wilton. To make the list students must complete 12 or more credit hours in the semester and earning a grade point … 0

Achievement:

Monday, March 2, 2015

The following students have been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York: Stephanie Johnson of Rindge, class of 2017 and majoring in English; Levi Newbury of Hancock (graduate of Northfield Mount Hermon); class of 2015 and majoring in English; … 0

Honor Roll:

Friday, March 20, 2015

Dublin School 2nd trimester Honors Mia Brady, Hancock; Lillian Campbell, Milford; Matthew Coffin, Keene; James Dupont-Roche, Peterborough; Maja Hardikar, Peterborough; Cameron Harrington, Francestown; Daniel Harrington, Francestown; Silas Howe, Amherst; Ryan Hyde, Hollis; Bette Imhoff, Dublin; Fiona Johnson, Harrisville; Jared Lewis, Bennington; Quinn Thomson, Walpole; Erin Tourgee, Sharon; Hannah … 0

Viewpoint: Drive 55, and make a big difference

Friday, March 20, 2015

Reduce, reuse, recycle was a theme that ran through the Ledger-Transcript and Monadnock Center-sponsored forum on energy earlier this month. Since we have no choice but to reuse and recycle all our planetary air, reducing atmospheric contaminants is urgent. Here are some facts I’d like to share that … 0

Viewpoint: How the conversation inspired me

Friday, March 20, 2015

As Gordon Peery, the highly competent facilitator, introduced the March 10 Community Conversation, he warned us that climate change is such an overwhelming crisis, we need to focus on the small steps that we can take as individuals. A perfectly reasonable and understandable framework for a meeting, and … 1

Viewpoint: Payback for making a commitment

Friday, March 20, 2015

Some of the actions to reduce our personal carbon footprint require simple lifestyle changes; some require relatively low-cost attention to detail with a short-term payback in energy savings; and some require taking a long-term view with a larger up-front investment that has a longer return on investment. It … 0

Letter: Red-tailed hawk comment wrong

Friday, March 20, 2015

To the editor: I was very disappointed to read about a member of our Legislature abusing the enthusiasm of a group of young students in order to score cheap political points. The fourth grade class from Hampton Falls that proposed Bill 373 to establish the red-tailed hawk as … 0