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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. …

Rindge: Halloween date set for auction

Monday, October 5, 2015

RINDGE — An auction for 12 town-owned properties will occur Oct. 31 at the Meeting House, according to town officials. Town administrator Jane Pitt told the Select Board Wednesday that the auction would be in the morning, but did not have a definitive time. In other news: The board discussed a potential name …

Rindge: Renovations part of FD, PD open house

Monday, October 5, 2015

Rindge residents were given the opportunity Saturday to explore the Fire and Police Departments, meet with their staffs, and check out the past year’s renovation projects. Among the largest improvements at the Fire Station are the new radio/report …

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 …

Franklin Pierce: Ravens dominate Post at home

Monday, October 5, 2015

Senior running back D.J. MacDonald rushed for 172 yards and two scores on Saturday afternoon to lead the way for the Franklin Pierce University sprint football team on Homecoming at Sodexo Field. The performance helped pave the way …


Thursday, September 17, 2015

Aug.3, 2015, to Aug. 31, 2015 Antrim 314 Clinton Road; Land & Bldg; $220,000; Edward W. & Justine E. Lemay to Faith Kaemmerlen. 56 Goodell Road; Land & Bldg; $139,000; Christine F. Fletcher to Neil E. Jerominek. 17 Highland Ave.; Land & Bldg; $205,000; Timothy D. & Kathryn …

Statewide: Design magazine seeks nominations

Sunday, September 20, 2015

New Hampshire Home magazine now accepting submissions for 2016 Excellence in Design Awards. The awards honor the best residential designs-and the people who created them. New Hampshire Home’s Excellence in Design Awards honor excellence in home design and …

Pipeline: Kinder Morgan: The company behind the pipeline

Monday, October 5, 2015

Few would disagree that in the 21st century a cornerstone of the American economy, and hence its foreign policy, is energy. The same could be said for just about every other nation in the world. Kinder Morgan Executive Chairman Richard D. Kinder and former Vice Chairman William V. …

Pipeline: What is NED and what is to come?

Monday, October 5, 2015

Kinder Morgan is proposing a 430-mile, 30-inch diameter pipeline expected to carry 1.3 billion cubic feet of gas per day from Wright, N.Y., to Dracut, Massachusetts. It is set to run roughly 70 miles through 17 communities in …

Pipeline: What is FERC and what does it do?

Monday, October 5, 2015

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, an independent agency, is a five-member board appointed by the president, with the advice and consent of the U.S. Senate, charged with regulating wholesale energy prices between states and reviewing applications for interstate energy infrastructure. It also regulates the price to transport natural …

Pipeline: Where do we stand, are we prepared for the worst?

Monday, October 5, 2015

How safe are natural gas pipelines and compressor stations? That’s a question foremost in peoples’ minds, as Kinder Morgan seeks federal approval for the Northeast Energy Direct project through southern New Hampshire. A study of pipeline safety released by the National Transportation Safety Board, an independent federal agency, …

The opposition: Pipeline is focal point for solidarity

Monday, October 5, 2015

The people of the Monadnock region are a tight-knit group, who rely on their Yankee work ethic and strong sense of community. Opposition to the southern New Hampshire route for a natural gas pipeline is a new focal …