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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

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

Peterborough: Continuing the fight

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The murders of two civil rights activists were the driving force of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, a major step in the fight against racial discrimination. But, after a Supreme Court decision in 2013 reversed parts of … 0

Track and field: Sands breaks Conant school record at decathlon meet

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Conant track and field athlete Tyler Sands took third place at last weekend’s state decathlon championships at Nashua North, shattering the Orioles’ school record in the process. Sands, a sophomore, won the 400M and the discus throw and … 0

Softball: Paying the price for bucking the system

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

“She’ll get it next year.” Tom Lambert must have heard those words a dozen times before he left last season’s All-State coaches’ meeting. On the heels of one of the best seasons in Conant softball history, Lambert had … 0

Soccer: Chaos FC takes state title

Monday, June 22, 2015

The Chaos FC U13 girls’ soccer team, based out of Rindge, won the New Hampshire Soccer League state title over the weekend in Pembroke. Chaos entered the tournament as the No. 3 seed. The quarterfinal game was against … 0

Jaffrey: Civic center announces art contest winners

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Awards at The Pastel Society of New Hampshire’s 10th annual members’ exhibit at the Jaffrey Civic Center have been announced. Local winners include Carolyn Edwards, owner of Sunflowers Restaurant & Catering in Jaffrey, was awarded First Prize, Best … 0

Jaffrey: Farmers market, concerts paired for summer

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The TEAM Jaffrey Community Farmers Market, will begin its 25th season July 1, on a new day, time and location. Slated to begin at the kick-off of TEAM’s free Summer Concert series on the Common, the market will … 0

Babe Ruth: Pirates move on with win over Marlins

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The Pirates beat the Marlins in the Jaffrey Babe Ruth playoffs Tuesday night, 10-1. Connor Close opened the game with a base hit to left and scored on an Aaron Fletcher double. Logan Hampsey knocked in Fletcher on the very next play giving the Pirates an early 2-0 … 0

Jaffrey: Library film series is heroic

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The Children’s Room of the Jaffrey Public Library will be starting their summer children’s film series, “Super Flicks,” at 1:30 Tuesday, with “Big Hero 6.” Heroes and heroines will be the theme of the series this summer, as a tie-in with the library’s Summer Reading Program, Every Hero … 0

Letters: School district is in good hands

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

To the editor Congratulations to the Jaffrey-Rindge School District on Conant High School being named one of the best schools in New Hampshire. Congratulations also to Reuben Duncan on being hired as the new superintendent for our school district. Last but not least, congratulations to Jim O’Neill on … 0

Antrim/New Ipswich: Project Search opens up a world of possibilities

Monday, June 22, 2015

Cynthia Vaillancourt wanted Laurie, her 32-year-old daughter, to come out of her shell. Laurie, who has a developmental disability, spent much of the last 11 years inside in their ranch-style house in New Ipswich, listening as her father … 0