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Members of the Sikh community and organizers of community suppers throughout the region gathered Friday for an evening of gratitude, dinner and music.

Peterborough: Giving thanks

Monday, November 23, 2015

How do you start a community supper in an area that is fortunate to have so many? That’s the question Saibhung Kaur Khalsa, and her husband, Saibhung Singh, were trying to answer when their friend, Balmeet Kaur Khalsa, said the way to begin is with a gratitude supper for the longtime community supper organizers. The dinner was held Friday at …

KM files for FERC’s certificate of approval

Monday, November 23, 2015

Tennessee Gas Pipeline Inc. filed for a permit for its proposed 30-inch natural gas pipeline with federal regulators on Friday, starting the clock on what is expected to be at least a year-long approval process. The immense filing, with more than 20,000 pages in all, has been a long-anticipated part of the process for the pipeline, which is proposed to cut through southern …

Spiritual exploration expands our horizons

Monday, November 23, 2015

I grew up on a cattle ranch in Florida my great-grandfather started in the 1920s. We went to church every Sunday and, when I wasn’t in school, spent long days in the sun, climbing trees, picking pecans and feeding the cows, which had become pets by the time I came along. My temple …

Letter: About the Kinder Morgan pipeline

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

To the editor: I would like to respond to Kinder Morgan spokesman Allen Fore’s comments in the Ledger on Oct. 6 where he says, “Companies should never have to resort to installing their own natural gas pipelines to cut down on energy costs and remain competitive.” He’s right. …

Mason/Greenville: Lions hold winter clothing drive

Saturday, October 10, 2015

The Soughegan Lions and Greenville Lioness Clubs are holding their annual winter clothing drive. The following items are needed: blankets, boots, gloves, snowpants, sweaters, and coats. Bring items to the library during open hours: Tuesday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.; …

Business: Job growth in 2016?

Monday, October 12, 2015

The New Hampshire economy is very much tied to what’s happening nationally and globally, but the faster-growing areas are typically Nashua, Manchester and the Seacoast. Still, there are reasons to be optimistic for job growth in the Monadnock …

Kinder Morgan gas deal is OK’d

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

An important benchmark has been reached by developers of a proposed natural gas pipeline, leaving their opposition considering their options. On Friday, the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission agreed to a settlement reached by PUC staffers and Liberty Utilities, to allow Liberty Utilities to purchase up to 115,000 …

Mason police log: Oct. 8, 2015

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Mason Tuesday, Sept. 29 Domestic disturbance: At 6:33 p.m., when police responded to a domestic disturbance on Meetinghouse Hill Road, a man later identified as Jacob Gammon, 21, of Rochester, fled the scene. Police later arrested Gammon and charged him with simple assault. He was issued a court …

PUC OKs utilities contract

Monday, October 5, 2015

The N.H. Public Utilities Commission Friday approved an agreement that allows Liberty Utilities to source gas from a proposed natural gas pipeline that would run through the Monadnock region. The PUC announced that it approved a 20-year contract between the two companies that would allow 115,000 dekatherms per …

Rindge: Pipeline foes stay true at FPU

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

RINDGE — As the end of the pre-filing comment period for the proposed Tennessee Gas natural gas pipeline approaches, Hillborough County was given one last chance to air concerns in person to the regulating agency that will have …

Wilton: Tipping point: Wilton agrees to oppose pipeline

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Wilton has joined the roster of towns that have taken an official anti-pipeline stance. Wilton is not on the proposed pipeline route, but the pipeline comes within hundreds of feet of the Wilton border . The town and Select Board have not remained completely silent on the subject. …

Mason police log: Oct. 1, 2015

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Mason Sunday, Sept. 20 Animal control: At 7:18 p.m., police gave advice to a resident in reference to animal complaint on Valley Road. Monday, Sept. 21 Motor vehicle accident: At 7:01 a.m., police received information that a minor motor vehicle accident had occurred, but an officer was unable …

Monday, September 28, 2015

Mason Thursday, Sept. 17 Motor vehicle accident: At 7:33 p.m., police responded to an OHRV accident on Black Brook Road, where Bruce Ward, 52, of Mason, had rolled his ATV over. Ward was treated for his injuries. Friday, Sept. 18 Animal control: At 1:07 p.m., police responded to …