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Vanessa Amsbury-Bonilla gives a tour of the  tower and town clock in the Unitarian Universalist Church.

Keeping time: Town clock has some stories to tell

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — For 160 years, the four faces of the clock on the Unitarian Universalist Church have watched over Peterborough while a clock agent has watched over the clock. At least twice a year, the clock agent climbs the fusty tower, resets the clock, oils the capstan and marvels at the machine’s longevity and the storied history of the tower. … 0

Indictments handed down in three cases

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Four men were indicted in July in Hillsborough County Superior Court in Manchester in connection for various crimes committed in the region. Brett Flagg, 26, of Greenfield, was indicted by a grand jury on the charge of driving after being declared a habitual offender. Peterborough police arrested Flagg in June 2014, following a motor vehicle stop on Grove Street in Peterborough. The habitual … 0

New Ipswich: Girl struck in eye by BB while in car

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

A young girl riding in the back of a car Tuesday was hit in the face with a BB shot through the car’s open window. Tessa Kuusisto, 9, of New Ipswich, was riding in the back of a friend’s SUV around noon on Tuesday. It was a nice day and the windows were … 0

LETTER: Kinder Morgan is the new Enron

Monday, July 27, 2015

To the editor: The town of New Ipswich is upset. It is expected to foot the $5 million bill for studies demonstrating that the NED pipeline is not a good idea. FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, is slated to vote on Docket PF14-22 in September. Kinder Morgan, … 0

Editorial: Put up or shut up time for pipeline

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

It’s 31 miles from the center of Rindge. Seventeen from New Ipswich. From our offices here, it’s 23 miles. It was a bit of a ride for those who attended FERC’s first scoping session, but it’s a short distance when you consider the possible alternative — 418 miles … 0

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 … 0

Jaffrey: Love of storytelling drives Eaton

Monday, July 27, 2015

JAFFREY — A question-and-answer with the longtime executive producer of PBS’s Masterpiece Theatre offered three generations of fans the opportunity to reminisce on their favorite shows in the program’s 45-year history, from the 1971 series, “Upstairs, Downstairs” to … 0

Local family fights poverty in Rwanda

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — When Brandon Walsh moved to Rwanda a year ago with his wife, Emily, and infant daughter, Elsa, he expected to haggle over groceries and be plagued by frequent electricity and water outages. However, the Anglican priest … 0

New Ipswich: Taking a dip at Rec. Dept. pool day

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — The New Ipswich Recreation Department Playground Program’s participants enjoyed some fun at Memorial Park on Tuesday, with crafts, games, a dip in the Town Pool and run of the playground. The Recreation Department is still … 0

New Ipswich: Looking good at Memorial Park

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — There are the small improvements — buying brooms so that the kids at the skate park can clean up broken glass and clear away debris. There are the big dreams — restoring the Old Town … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Downton Abbey’ producer to speak at forum

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

JAFFREY — The executive producer of PBS’s Masterpiece Theatre and its award-winning TV series “Downton Abbey” is the speaker at the Amos Fortune Forum Friday at 8 p.m. at the Meetinghouse. The forum’s marketing and publicity chair Steve … 0

New Ipswich: New Ipswich cries foul on testing

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The Select Board would like to see Kinder Morgan foot the bill for studies — estimated to cost as much as $4.5 million — to gauge the environmental impact a proposed pipeline and compressor station would have on … 1

Dublin: Carrying on

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The Walden School resembles any other summer camp. The 59 campers, hailing from all over the world, play outside, eat second helpings of Reuben sandwiches and ice cream, and apply layers of sunscreen and bug spray. Yet, these … 0