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NED opponents won’t ‘take it on the chin’

Monday, August 3, 2015

When given his few minutes at the mic at the pipeline scoping session in Milford Thursday, state Rep. Jim Parison didn’t ask about wetlands or aquifers or the New England energy grid. Amid the talk of pipeline diameter and compressor size, his was a simpler question. What about the impact on people? Representatives from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission were … 0

Peterborough: Teachers, students need to explore more in classroom

Monday, August 3, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Second-graders explore the forest behind Antrim Elementary School to learn, hands on, about wildlife. Fourth-graders at Hancock Elementary School visit Vicuna Chocolate on Main Street to learn about the history of chocolate and to read “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” It’s these classrooms, where students learn locally and through discovery, that … 0

New Ipswich: BB gun shooter found by police

Monday, August 3, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — A 14-year-old boy has been charged in connection with a BB gun shooting that injured a 9-year-old girl last week. Tessa Kuusisto, 9, of New Ipswich, was struck with a BB just under her left eye while traveling on Upper Pratt Pond Road Tuesday. The BB became lodged in the … 0

Baseball: Umpire certification clinic runs in August

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The New Hampshire Baseball Umpires Association will be putting on a three-day umpire clinic to certify umpires to work high school, Varsity, Junior Varsity, Freshman and Prep school games during the 2016 season. The clinic will start on Aug. 14 at 6 p.m. at Keene State. To register … 0

NEW IPSWICH: Butterfly presentation at library Aug. 4

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

A slideshow on Eastern butterflies will be presented at 3:30 p.m. on Aug. 4 at the New Ipswich Library. Jerry Schneider, the creator of the award-winning Butterfly Game, will address the how, where and when of the Monarch migration, in addition to obstacles the butterflies face each fall … 0

LETTER: Trump: It’s time

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

To the editor: I’d like to thank the editor for giving me a nudge in the right direction. When I read an editorial (June 30), in praise of the unconstitutional ruling, forcing the states to accept a radical redefinition of marriage, I recall the editor describing our USA … 1

New Ipswich / Greenville / Wilton: E. coli counts back to normal levels

Monday, July 20, 2015

E. coli counts in the Souhegan River have dropped to well below acceptable levels, after heavy rains earlier this month caused large spikes in Wilton, Greenville and New Ipswich. The Souhegan River, along with the Merrimack River, is … 0

Kinder Morgan scales back pipeline plan

Monday, July 20, 2015

The news that Tennessee Gas Pipeline is downsizing both the diameter of its proposed pipeline and the horsepower of its compressor stations has done little to soothe project’s opponents. Kinder Morgan announced last week the project will use a 30-inch diameter pipeline instead of 36. With less pressure … 0

Peterborough: Is poverty tied to political corruption?

Monday, July 20, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Daniel Weeks knows he’s not an expert on poverty. But, a two-year, 10,000-mile journey across the country on a Greyhound bus showed the campaign finance reform activist that the U.S. poverty gap has as much to … 0

Golf: Greenleaf wins State Am tournament

Monday, July 20, 2015

Windham County Club’s Connor Greenleaf beat defending champion Joe Leavitt, 1 up, on Saturday in the 36-hole final to capture the State Amateur Golf Championship at Mount Washington Resort Golf Club. Greenleaf, the top seed after earning medalist honors after the first two days of stroke play, won … 0

Baseball: Jaffrey wins three straight to keep playoff hopes alive

Monday, July 20, 2015

Finding themselves down 3-2 against Contoocook Post 81 on Wednesday, Jaffrey scored 8 runs in the 5th and 4 more in the 6th. RBI doubles by Drew Rines, Dylan Bartlett and Will Clarke opened up the scoring and … 0

Track and field: Monadnock Milers host a Twilight Meet at Mascenic

Monday, July 20, 2015

On a threatening night on the Mascenic track a dozen hardened young athletes took to the track in this year’s only Twilight meet hosted by the Monadnock Milers. This abbreviated format included the Murphy Mile to start the … 0

Peterborough: Court issues bench warrant

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

A $1,000 bench warrant has been issued for a Swanzey man charged with trafficking a half-kilogram of heroin who failed to appear at his arraignment July 6. Ryan Williams, 28, was out on $75,000 personal recognizance after his … 0