Every year the Loon Preservation Committee does a count of NH's loons on Lake Winnipesaukee. I decided to go out on the lake with them to find out how the loons are doing.
The Director of the Loon Preservation Committee, Harry Vogel, leads me down a forest path toward a boat slip on the northern tip of Lake Winnipesaukee. We'll be touring the lake looking for loons in advance of the population census later in the week. Within moments - maybe it's unavoidable - we're talking about On Golden Pond, which Vogel had just re-watched.
A new biomass plant in Berlin is finally producing electricity for Public Service of New Hampshire under a controversial 20-year contract that a report says will cost PSNH ratepayers $125 million more than if the electricity was purchased on the open market...
That estimate came from the consulting firm of La Capra Associates which did the report for the state's Public Utilities Commission as part of a wide-ranging review of PSNH’s operations.
The final demolition is underway for a 133-year-old building in Bethlehem, New Hampshire, that collapsed after heavy rain last fall.
The Main Street building, which has been called the Summit Building or the Cruft Block, housed a post office, jail, library, ballroom, general store, pizza parlor, and newspaper offices, among other businesses, throughout the years. The five-story building has been vacant in recent years.
A new federal report about an electric transmission project in New York says there are a lot of good reasons to bury such lines and that is likely to give opponents of Northern Pass ammunition in their campaign to get the lines underground...
The U.S. Department of Energy analyzed the impact of the proposed Champlain Hudson Power Express, which hopes to carry power from Canada to the New York metro area.
Gorham Paper and Tissue, the last paper plant in the North Country, will soon be operating again – but with far fewer workers...
The plant was closed for about a month while officials considered a new business strategy, but now they have it worked out, said CEO Mike Cummings.
Two of the three paper machines that were running earlier this year will start within the next week or two. They’ll produce tissue paper and the type of paper towels typically found at gas stations, Cummings said.
A Canadian firm plans to open a manufacturing facility in Colebrook and will have at least ten employees by early next year, according to a news release from the state’s Department of Resources and Economic Development.
The company, Vaporium Inc. of Sherbrooke, Quebec, makes electronic cigarettes. The company plans to lease about 7,500 square feet in the Colebrook Industrial Park.
Tighter budgets over the last few years have meant volunteer fire departments in the North Country have been cutting back on making the trip to Concord for training at a state facility. But that will change Friday with the opening of the first fire training facility north of the notches...
It’s something that North Country fire departments have dreamt of for decades, said Jack Anderson, the Bethlehem fire chief.