Jaffrey

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

Jaffrey: Motorcyclist injured in crash Friday

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

A New Ipswich man was injured in a two-vehicle accident Friday afternoon, when his motorcycle collided with another vehicle. At 1:15 p.m., police responded to an accident report where Douglas Griffis, 28, of New Ipswich, was driving his 2012 Kawasaki KLR650 west near 315 Mountain Road when he came upon a 2015 BMW X3, driven by Laura Tolman, 41, of Dublin, that was … 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 have a difficult time training EMTs because of the costs — each course costs about … 0

Jaffrey: Police, fire find damage at former gym

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Safety officials are working with the owner of a vacant building to ensure that it has proper safety equipment after police found evidence of a fire during a building check Friday evening. “The fire likely occurred within the past two weeks,” said Fire Chief David Chamberlain, who said … 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

New Ipswich: Praise be

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Robin Mark didn’t set out to make his mark on the Christian music scene. He was an engineer who had picked up playing the acoustic guitar, with no real ambitions in music. But sometimes God works in mysterious … 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

Jaffrey: Unique photo exhibit at JCC

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

An exhibit of photographs by Robert Santangelo using unique photo processes will be on display in the first-floor Auditorium Gallery at the Jaffrey Civic Center. The exhibit will open on Friday with a reception from 5 to 7 … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Closer Look’ exhibit opens at JCC

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

“A Closer Look,” a photography exhibit by Melissa Gentle, will be on display in the first-floor display cases at the Jaffrey Civic Center beginning Friday. Gentle began drawing as a child and learned painting techniques from both of … 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

Jaffrey: Garden tour is back, set for July 11

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The Jaffrey in Bloom garden tour is scheduled for July 11, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. After a two-year hiatus, this year’s tour will feature five private gardens and a farm — each with its own features … 0

Dublin/Jaffrey: 10th annual Monadnock Trails Week July 17 to July 21

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Society for the Protection of N.H. Forests and N.H. State Parks are hosting the 10th Annual Monadnock Trails Week, from July 17 to July 21. Volunteers are invited to join conservation professionals and trail maintainers to help … 0