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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 day of gas to go to Liberty Utilities if the pipeline is approved. The approval is significant in the process of approval …


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 P. Smith to Aric G. Pettis Et Al. 15 Hilton Ave.; Land & Bldg; $205,333; …

Peterborough/Wilton: Foot care clinics start this week

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services is offering foot care clinics to residents of all area towns. A nurse will be on hand to offer basic foot care. There is a $20 charge for foot care services. Appointments are necessary and can be made by calling 1-800-541-4145, ext. 118 or 352-2253. The clinics will be held: ∎ Wednesday in Peterborough at HCS, 45 Main …

Wilton: Flu vaccine clinic set for Wednesday

Saturday, October 3, 2015

A seasonal flu vaccine clinic will be held Wednesday in Wilton at Town Hall from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. A wellness nurse from Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services will administer a flu vaccine that protects against four strains of influenza. No appointment is necessary. To receive …

Wilton police log: Oct. 6, 2015

Monday, October 5, 2015

Wilton Sunday, Sept. 20 Community event: At 9:48 a.m., police assisted with traffic for a motorcycle ride traveling Main Street onto Route 31 North. Approximately 120 bikes participated. Community event: At 11:04 a.m., police assisted with traffic for the motorcycle ride traveling from Route 31 South onto Route …

Peterborough: Innovation and inspiration

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

To commemorate New Hampshire Manufacturing Week, the region will play host to several events to not only celebrate innovation, but also to inspire a younger generation. ConVal High School students will tour New Hampshire Ball Bearings. Conant students will tour Teleflex. And Mascenic students will tour Millipore. “Within …

Rindge: Pipeline foes stay true at FPU

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

RINDGE — As the end of the pre-filing comment period for the proposed Tennessee Gas natural gas pipeline approaches, Hillborough County was given one last chance to air concerns in person to the regulating agency that will have …

Wilton: Tipping point: Wilton agrees to oppose pipeline

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Wilton has joined the roster of towns that have taken an official anti-pipeline stance. Wilton is not on the proposed pipeline route, but the pipeline comes within hundreds of feet of the Wilton border . The town and Select Board have not remained completely silent on the subject. …

Girls’ soccer: Orioles slip past Warriors

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Oriole opponents aren’t safe when Mo Hill is on the field, no matter how far away from the net she is. WLC found that out the hard way Tuesday afternoon. Midway through the first half, Hill got 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 …

Letter: Another look at Citizens United

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

To the editor: The presidential candidate Bernie Sanders went on record at the University of Chicago on Sept. 28 to state his advocacy for a litmus test for all his Supreme Court nominees that would ask if they support the Citizen’s United ruling. He pledged: “No nominee of …

Letter: And the liberals will squeal

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

To the editor: “Hard to believe that anyone would attempt to equate the invasion of the NED pipeline with natural gas being transported ‘on a truck or train’ ” one of your readers exclaims ( “The Currier and Ives corner,” letter to the editor, Ledger-Transcript, Sept. 22.) And …

Greenfield: Rehab Center leader to retire

Monday, September 28, 2015

GREENFIELD — Donald Shumway, the president and CEO of Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center, and a “shepherd” in the improvement of New Hampshire’s treatment of the disabled, announced he will retire after 13 years with the organization. “I began …