In between the picnics and end-of-summer festivities a series of protests against the Northern Pass hydro-electric project were held throughout the state during the holiday.
NHPR’s Chris Jensen reports…
Easton was the site of one of a dozen or so protests from Manchester to Colebrook on Saturday.
Just under 100 people gathered on Gingerbread Lane along an existing right-of-way where the Northern Pass towers would cut through the tiny North Country town before heading south to cross the White Mountain National Forest.
SUMMER OUTDOOR TOWN CONCERTS Thursday August 30, Whitefield Common at 6:30 PM Saturday September 1, Twin Mountain, 7 PM, town bandstand at the Route 3/Route 302 intersection. Sunday September 2, Bethlehem Gazebo, Corner of Main Street & Prospect Street at 6PM
It was a year ago at the end of this month that Tropical Storm Irene hit New Hampshire and when it comes to the White Mountain National Forest there are still plenty of unwelcome reminders.
Sound of ground-to-helicopter communications…
That’s Erin Lane and she’s making arrangements for a helicopter to make a sweeping turn and then hover over a clearing about two miles up the Zealand Trail in a part of Bethlehem that is within the White Mountain National Forest.