Forest Society News & Features

When Yogi Berra said, “It ain’t over ‘til it’s over,” he meant baseball’s 1973 National League pennant race. But the same could be said for conservation projects involving town land. 

I downloaded the (geocaching) application last weekend and asked a friend to join me at the Merrimack River Outdoor Education & Conservation Area, managed by the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests.

You’d think a group of high school girls would have only disparaging remarks about litterbugs after picking up scads of sticky granola bar wrappers and Gatorade bottles – plus some really weird items -- from the summit and trails of Mt. Major last weekend.

After spending most of his career in New Jersey and raising a family there with his late wife Catherine, David Diehl knew just what he was looking for when he decided in 1997 to quit city life and spend the rest of his days back in his hometown of Lempster, N.H.

One of the biggest investment advisers in the world downgraded its recommendation on Eversource stock this week, expressing concerns over delays in the Northern Pass hydroelectric project and possible opposition to the Access Northeast natural gas pipeline expansion.

DURHAM — A perceived lack of transparency irked Durham residents at a public information session held on Wednesday evening for the Eversource transmission line project. 

Attorney General Maura Healey on Tuesday called a utility company executive’s compensation an “awful lot of money,” and said she is willing to investigate to ensure consumers aren’t affected.

In an order released on Tuesday, the commission called on PUC staff and representatives of the regulated utilities to work with a consulting firm and other stakeholders to “ensure that the rates and charges assessed by the electric distribution utilities are just and reasonable.”

ALTON, April 19, 2015 — To celebrate the upcoming Earth Day, groups of experienced and budding conservationists took to the trails of Mount Major on Sunday with hopes of making it a nicer place for hikers.