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Peterborough: ConVal grad: ‘Sometimes all someone needs is to be heard’

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Since Army Spc. Jessica Arent graduated from ConVal in 2009, she has pounded nails for Habitat for Humanity, filled backpacks with school supplies for impoverished children in South Africa, and counseled soldiers during the Ebola crisis in Liberia. Yet, the Peterborough native doesn’t believe she deserved the American Legion Auxiliary’s Servicewoman of the Year award. “I see how hard [other …

Nature's bounty: A look at fall foliage season

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

There is no perfect day in the fall season. Leaves will fade and fall on one tree, while they will remain green on another. The beauty is in the unpredictability and uniqueness of each day. “It’s the change that happens that is amazing,” said Steve Roberge, University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension’s Cheshire …

Kinder Morgan gas deal is OK’d

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

An important benchmark has been reached by developers of a proposed natural gas pipeline, leaving their opposition considering their options. On Friday, the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission agreed to a settlement reached by PUC staffers and Liberty Utilities, to allow Liberty Utilities to purchase up to 115,000 dekatherms of gas from a proposed natural gas pipeline that would run through the southern …

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 …

Field hockey: Zanga goals help CV beat Hollis-Brookline

Monday, October 5, 2015

ConVal snagged a homecoming win over Hollis-Brookline Friday night. The first goal came in the first half with sophomore Hannah Zanga finding the net 15 minutes in. Zanga would had another goal off an assist from senior Karlee Sell in the second half. The defense was able to …

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 …

Boys’ soccer: ConVal loses close one to Souhegan

Monday, October 5, 2015

On a blustery homecoming Saturday, ConVal boys’ soccer battled their competitive rival Souhegan, but ended up falling 3-2 on a last minute goal. With members of both rosters familiar with one another from various year-round leagues, and ConVal …

Cross-country: Good display by CV at homecoming

Monday, October 5, 2015

The ConVal boys’ and girls’ cross-country teams hosted Hollis-Brookline, Sanborn and John Stark this Saturday as part of the Conval homecoming weekend. The girls team defeated John Stark and Sanborn and continued to close the gap on rival Hollis-Brookline, placing second by a single point, 35 to 36. …

Football: ConVal shut down at homecoming

Monday, October 5, 2015

ConVal football lost their homecoming game on Friday night to Sanborn, 31-7. The Cougars started the game strong taking a 7-0 lead early and were in a close game at the half at 7-7, but struggled to stop …


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 …

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 …