Easton http://nhpr.org en North Country Towns Work On A Community Forest http://nhpr.org/post/north-country-towns-work-community-forest <p></p><p>A group of North Country residents is much closer to creating a community forest alongside the White Mountain National Forest.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Now they’re beginning to think about what kind of playground it should be.</p><p>For years people in the western part of the White Mountains –have admired an 840-acre tract of privately owned land.</p><p>It is located in Easton, which abuts the better-known towns of Sugar Hill and Franconia.</p><p>From its ridgeline there are fabulous&nbsp; views of the nearby White Mountain National Forest.</p> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 12:45:07 +0000 Chris Jensen 19181 at http://nhpr.org North Country Towns Work On A Community Forest Two Of Three North Country Towns Okay Ordinances To Fight Corporate Power - and Northern Pass http://nhpr.org/post/two-three-north-country-towns-okay-ordinances-fight-corporate-power-and-northern-pass <p>Two of three North Country towns yesterday approved an<a href="http://www.sugarhillnh.org/app/attachments/084_Ordinance_exp_packet.pdf"> ordinance </a>designed to fight the Northern Pass project by trying to strip corporations of their power.</p><p>Lancaster, Sugar Hill and Easton all had the same idea: An ordinance that would assert a town&rsquo;s rights over those of corporations.</p><p>The idea is to&nbsp;prevent large corporations &ndash; such as those behind the Northern Pass project &ndash; from using the legal muscle given them by U.S. Supreme Court decisions.</p> Wed, 14 Mar 2012 14:29:00 +0000 Chris Jensen 2480 at http://nhpr.org Two Of Three North Country Towns Okay Ordinances To Fight Corporate Power - and Northern Pass