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Pipeline: What’s to be done?

Monday, October 5, 2015

Some people may be asking, “What can I do to have my voice heard on the pipeline?” Whether you are for or against the plan, here are some ways to get involved. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission — the final authority on interstate natural gas pipelines — will be accepting written comment on the Northeast Energy Direct project through Oct. 16. Here’s what to do: Go to elibrary.ferc.gov/idmws/docket_search.asp online and …

Pipeline: Voices from the pipeline path

Monday, October 5, 2015

Darren Coppel and his partner Patricia Canaday had big plans for their property when they moved to New Ipswich in April of 2014. Their sprawling home seemed perfect to transform into a bed and breakfast, and the surrounding land was ideal to bring back to glory and fill with farm animals and gardens. …

Volleyball: CV falls to WIndham, wins at homecoming

Thursday, October 1, 2015

The ConVal volleyball team lost to Windham last week 3-0. The set scores were 25-8, 25-22 and 25-13. The Cougars were led offensively by Abby Cail with 3 kills and 2 blocks. Defensively, captain Caroline Magee had 10 digs, while Joanna Adams and captain Aidan Dissinger each had 7 digs. On Friday, ConVal captured a victory at its homecoming match against Pelham, 3-0. …

Exquisite Picks: Attractive punters for the NFL win

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

In order to choose this week’s winners, I will pick based on the relative attractiveness of each team’s respective punter. Why the punter? Why not the punter? There is a lot of discussion around the attractiveness of quarterbacks …

Football: Punters are near and dear to editor’s heart

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

When I got Rachelle Beaudoin’s picks column for this week, I knew I had to say something. You see, the NFL punter position really originated with my great-grandfather, Verne Lewellen, the ‘punting king of the 1920s.’ Lewellen played …

Peterborough: Sondheim-centric cabaret Sunday

Monday, September 28, 2015

New York City cabaret singer and Hancock resident Anne Ellithorpe will be performing a cabaret show titled “Perfect Relationships, the Words and Music of Stephen Sondheim” at the Peterborough Players theater on Sunday at 4 p.m. Ellithorpe has …

Peterborough: ‘King Corn’ screening Tuesday at PCT

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

The Cornucopia Project will host a free screening of the Peabody-winning documentary “King Corn” at the Peterborough Community Theater on Tuesday, at 6 p.m. In “King Corn,” Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis, best friends from college on the east coast, move to the heartland to learn where their …

Peterborough: Learn to ferment at Community Kitchen

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Last chance to register for Cornucopia’s Fermentation class at the Peterborough Community Center Kitchen on Sunday between 1 and 3 p.m. Learn how beneficial fermented foods are for your health and have an opportunity to bring home a sampling (bring your own jar). Please register by email at …

Volleyball: ConVal girls top Fall Mountain 3-1

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

The ConVal volleyball team won its match against Fall Mountain Monday 3 sets to 1. The set scores were a 25 - 23 loss, 25 - 12 win, 25 - 21 win, and 25 - 13 win. Even when the Cougars’ setter got injured, they worked together and …

Peterborough: ConVal alumni art exhibit at SAC

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

An exhibit titled “ConVal Alumni” will open in the Community Arts Gallery at the Sharon Arts Center on Friday, Oct. 2. The exhibit celebrates the long-standing relationship with the arts department at ConVal High School, and their dedication …

Peterborough: Photo contest for best of Peterborough

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

The Peterborough Heritage Commission is hosting a photography contest. Participants are asked to submit photographs that express the theme “Impressions of Peterborough.” A prize of $100 will be given for the photograph that best illustrates the theme and the 12 best photos, will be on display at the …

Peterborough: Alvarez wins Bauhan poetry prize

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Bauhan Publishing announced that Desiree Alvarez is the winner of the 2015 May Sarton New Hampshire Poetry Prize. As a result, her collection “Devil’s Paintbrush” will be published by the press in 2016. This year’s judge was Mekeel …

Peterborough: Girl Scouts to host open house Oct. 8

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Girl Scouts from Troop 12288 in Peterborough will be holding an open house Oct. 8 at the River Center, beginning at 4:30 p.m. …