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Greenville / Rindge / Mason: ConComs sign anti-pipeline letter

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

A band of 35 Conservation Commissions across the state have sent a letter to Gov. Maggie Hassan, expressing their opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that would be sited through the southern half of the state. “From all over New Hampshire — the North Country to the Seacoast, from the Upper Valley and across central and southern New Hampshire, 35 town Conservation Commissions are standing together to oppose NED …

Peterborough: Larger student body leads to staffing issues

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — With classes like industrial arts and consumer family at South Meadow School too large to be safe, additional arts classes are being proposed. But first the district’s business manager must find the money to pay for a second arts teacher. Katherine Fox is South Meadow’s only art teacher, after district officials …

Temple: Touchstone Farm Day is Sept. 12

Monday, August 31, 2015

Touchstone Farm invites everyone to a Farm Day and Open House on Sept. 12 from 1 to 4 p.m. At 1:30, the farm will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of a new pathway created from commemorative bricks donated by supporters from all periods of the farm’s history from the founding …

Running: Twenty-five runners sprint to the summit

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Runners and walkers took to the access road at Crotched Mountain Ski & Ride on Saturday morning to trek the rocky and often steep 1-mile, 1,000 vertical climb to the summit to raise funds to put under-served ConVal …

Running: Traffies on top as Fun Season comes to close

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The final Jack Murphy 5K fun run of the season saw a downshift in numbers as much of the local youth were missing as the high school cross country season has begun. But that didn’t mean the quality of racing went away as Adam Traffie won handily in …

Temple-Greenville police log: Aug. 27, 2015

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Temple-Greenville Tuesday, Aug. 4 DWI: At 10:19 p.m., police arrested Jesus Ramos, 29, of Greenville and charged him with DWI and operating after suspension. He was released on $2,000 personal recognizance and issued a court date of Aug. 6 at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. …

Letters: Keeps those chickens away!

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

To the editor: Many citizens wonder whether the federal government will listen to the local public that overwhelmingly opposes the Northeast Direct Pipeline to be built by Tennessee Gas. The agency tasked with overseeing the permitting process is the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The recent scoping sessions where …

New Ipswich: Task Force members resign

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Two members of the town’s Pipeline Task Force submitted hand-written resignations and walked out of a meeting between town officials and representatives of the Southwest Region Planning Commission last week. The meeting was intended for town officials to …

ConVal: ConVal wants less school tests

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Administrators at ConVal High School wants its students to take fewer standardized tests next year, especially its juniors. “I would prefer to have [students] love learning,” says Principal Brian Pickering. In addition to state and federally mandated tests, the high school conducts its own test through the Northwest …

ConVal: Old faces and new at alumni game

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Wednesday’s alumni game held a different meaning for different players on the pitch at the high school. For the alumni, it was a chance to catch up with old friends or say goodbye before they head …

Game management challenges facing N.H.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

New England was settled by hunters and trappers; trade in beaver pelts was a principle form of commerce in New Hampshire for nearly 150 years. Wild game was a critical staple for settlers who struggled to sustain themselves …

ConVal: Sixth annual Peter Michael Abbott 5K

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

On Sept. 12 at 9 a.m. the Peter Michael Abbott Memorial Fund will sponsor its sixth annual 5K+ Run and Fun Walk at ConVal High School. This will be followed by a traditional musical tribute concert by The …

Letters: Confusion on Israel

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

To the editor: I am confused about references to Israel and charges of anti-Semitism that have appeared in recent letters. I hope some of the writers can help clear up my confusion. Mr. Sirvint, among others, has equated criticism of Israel with anti-Semitism as though the term “Israel” …