Lyndeborough

Peterborough/Francestown/New Ipswich: Solar growth slows down

Monday, July 27, 2015

Uncertainty about the future of solar energy subsidies has put the brakes on its popularity in the region. Utilities will soon reach the state mandated net-metering cap, and legislation that would raise the cap is not expected to pass. Also, Gov. Maggie Hassan’s veto of the Legislature’s two-year budget proposal has put renewable energy rebates in limbo. And Congress has yet to rule on whether to continue a 30 percent … 0

Lyndeborough: Timber cuts a cause for concern

Monday, July 27, 2015

LYNDEBOROUGH — After two recent timber cuts near local wetlands and streams, the Select Board and members of the Conservation Commission sat down to discuss ways the town can better protect its water resources and wetlands. Several ideas were bandied about during the Select Board’s most recent meeting. The ones that gained the … 0

Lyndeborough: First steps in Mountain Road repairs

Monday, July 27, 2015

LYNDEBOROUGH — Engineering work is pushing forward on Mountain Road, in preparation for a major reworking of the road next year. The work encompasses four sections of Mountain Road, from the beginning of Mason Road and extending to Badger Pond, a 475 foot section at the top of Mountain Road between 444 and … 0

Track and Field: Throwback meet at Mascenic

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

The Monadnock Regional Milers will host a Throwback Classic Track and Field Meet on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Mascenic High School. Events scheduled are: ∎ 1609 meters (the Murphy Mile, in memory of Jack Murphy) ∎ 100 meters ∎ 400 meters ∎ Shot put ∎ 800 meters ∎ Long jump ∎ 200 meters ∎ 2000 … 0

Basketball/Soccer: Goss Park site of sports camps

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Wilton’s Goss Park is hosting two great summer camps this summer. The basketball camp is scheduled for July 20-24 from 3 to 5 p.m.. The instructors are WLC Warriors point guard Ally Schwab and ConVal’s third all-time scorer … 0

Peterborough/Hancock: Weather a boon for ticks

Monday, July 6, 2015

Ticks — the moisture-loving, sometimes Lyme-disease-carrying insect — thrived in the Monadnock region in the wetter-than-normal June. “What’s good for them may not be quite so good for us,” said Alan Eaton, an entomologist at the University of … 0

Peterborough: Man facing heroin charge fails to appear

Monday, July 6, 2015

JAFFREY — A Swanzey man, who was arrested in Peterborough on April 29 and charged with trafficking a half-kilogram of heroin, failed to appear at his arraignment at the 8th Circuit, District Division, Jaffrey, yesterday. Ryan Williams, 28, … 0

Peterborough: Church gets OK for 2 buildings

Monday, July 6, 2015

Divine Mercy Parish received the green light last week from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Manchester to finish construction of its church hall and office. The buildings will be a part of the new church the parish is … 0

Lyndeborough: Composting techniques presented at the library

Monday, July 6, 2015

“Composting for Home Gardeners — Principles and Practices for Success,” a workshop, will be offered at the J.A. Tarbell Library tonight, July 7, at 7 p.m. Marcy Stanton, master gardener coordinator at UNH Cooperative Extension, Food and Agriculture Team, will return to teach the basics of composting including … 0

Hancock: ‘Leave it to Beavers’ film showing

Monday, July 6, 2015

Featuring underwater and in-lodge footage, the Harris Center will be sponsoring a showing of the hour-long PBS Nature documentary, “Leave it to Beavers.” The documentary tells the story of beavers in North America — their history, their near extinction, and their comeback as modern day “eco-heroes” with the … 0

Lyndeborough: Funds raised to purchase Rose Mountain

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Thrills may be found on Blueberry Hill, but the blueberries are found on Rose Mountain. Rose Mountain is named for Abram Rose, and was once used to support sheep flocks, and later was the site of dozens of … 0

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 … 1

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 … 0