CONCORD — The piece of legislation that hundreds of Northern Pass protesters shouted down at the State House a little over two weeks ago – Senate Bill 128 – was retained Tuesday by a 20-1 House committee vote.
For more than 130 years boys and girls – typically from relatively well-to-do families – have been going to summer camps in The White Mountains.
DIXVILLE – If Balsams developer Les Otten got all the necessary permits and financing and opened a world-class resort business in the North Country, Dan Dagesse would have owned a chunk of it.
While the Forest Society called Northern Pass’ purchase of five North Country properties through middlemen inflated by $500,000 a “shell game,” the project’s spokesperson Martin Murray said ratepayer dollars were not used and it is common to buy property along proposed transmission routes.
CONCORD — Twenty-two businesses, including the Common Man restaurant and Plymouth State University, would be seriously disrupted if Northern Pass buries transmission lines through downtown Plymouth, according to letters discussed Thursday on Day 9 of the state Site Evaluation Committee’s adjudicative hearing.
Balsams Resort owner Dan Dagesse has sold his share of the closed resort in Dixville Notch to developer Les Otten, a spokesman for Otten confirmed Friday.
CONCORD – Grafton County Attorney Lara Saffo dropped a bombshell at Thursday’s adjudicative hearing asking Northern Pass experts why the project purchased five North Country properties at highly inflated prices to the tune of $500,000 through four different LLCs instead of directly from the landowners.
CONCORD — Northern Pass transmission project officials reassured communities Wednesday the final design and construction plan would incorporate changes needed to address problems raised at hearings this week.
Eversource NH president Bill Quinlan is listed as one of 44 hosts for a fundraising reception for Gov. Chris Sununu on Thursday, which raised ethical questions among some opponents of the company’s controversial Northern Pass high-voltage transmission line project.
Construction season coincides with the biggest influx of tourists to New Hampshire and in Plymouth it also overlaps the beginning and end of the academic year for Plymouth State University.