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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 budget proposal has put renewable energy rebates in limbo. And Congress has yet to rule on whether to continue a 30 percent … 0

Rindge: Driver takes out two benches on town common

Monday, July 27, 2015

Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle who drove through the town common and demolished two benches. Police Chief Todd Muilenberg believes that one vehicle made two passes to destroy the benches, based on the tire tracks. The damage was reported to police at 6:30 a.m. Saturday. The benches are a … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Lions club, redux

Monday, July 27, 2015

The Lions are back and they are here to serve the greater needs of the Jaffrey-Rindge area. After a nearly three-year hiatus, the Jaffrey-Rindge Lions Club has returned, opening up as a branch club under the Souhegan Lions Club in early May. “It’s really exciting because it seems like at every meeting, we … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Conant class of ’65 reunion upcoming

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

The Conant High School Class of 1965 will be holding its 50th Class reunion July 25 at The Shattuck Country Club located at 53 Dublin Road, Jaffrey. After 8 p.m., we welcome all friends of the Class of ‘65 to attend and renew old friendships and share stories … 0

Monday, July 13, 2015

The following area firefighters completed their initial training at the N.H. Fire Academy in Concord. Seven area firefighters from four communities completed Firefighter I training and will rejoin their departments. The firefighters are: Michael Borden, Jeffrey LaCourse, and Chad Murray of the Greenfield Fire Department; David Paul Baker … 0


Monday, July 13, 2015

Stephanie Johnson of Rindge was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York. To make the list a student must have completed at least four courses and have an academic average of 3.6 based on a 4.0 scale for the … 0

Birth announcement:

Monday, July 13, 2015

Born at Monadnock Community Hospital, Peterborough: SEPPALA: A girl, Pearl Robin, to Zachary and Ashley Seppala of Rindge, June 21, 2015. She joins brothers Ayden, Harper, and Reval. Grandparents are Sam and Ruth Seppala of Rindge and Steve … 0

Letter: Re: Voting and the schools

Monday, June 29, 2015

To the editor: Why not close RMS for Voting Day? All schools in Spotsylvania, Virginia, are closed on that day, and have been for many, many years -- over 30 that I know of. Mary Ellen Sullivan Spotsylvania, Virginia Editor’s note: Sullivan has family living in Rindge. … 0

Letter: Governor’s vision a bridge to nowhere

Friday, July 10, 2015

To the editor: For months I’ve been reassuring people that Governor Hassan is not for or against the pipeline projects in New Hampshire; that she is supporting the work of the New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee. When people attacked the Governor for not standing against pipeline projects that … 0

Jaffrey man with gun facing charges

Monday, July 13, 2015

Editor's note: A previous version of this story incorrectly identified Mr. Allen. A Jaffrey man was arraigned Monday on a felony count of reckless conduct with a deadly weapon and three misdemeanors, after displaying a Glock 19 when … 0

Business: Real estate transfers, May 2015

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Real estate transfers for the month of May, 2015. Antrim 30 Gregg Lake Road; Land & Bldg; $85,000; Joan M. Pierro Lt Et Al to Susan M. White. Keene Road; land; $15,000; Betty C. Mckinnon Et Al to David B. Williams Jr. 76 Mountainside Drive; Land & Bldg; … 0

Business: A look at the region's affordable housing

Monday, July 13, 2015

Lisa Brooks walked away from an abusive relationship about two years ago, leaving an upper-middle-class lifestyle behind as well. Ever since then, Brooks, who lives on $800 a month from her supplemental Social Security income, has moved from … 0

PETERBOROUGH: ‘Raising New Hampshire’

Monday, July 13, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — It’s a concept as old as towns themselves: Have your commerce central, close together and mixed with residential for convenient access. The model was first created out of necessity — people who lived without cars needed … 0