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Dalton residents revoke permission given to Tennessee Gas Co. to survey land
Responding to mounting opposition to a proposed gas pipeline through the Berkshires, the Select Board this week voted to withdraw the permission it had granted Tennessee Gas Co.
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Thu Jul 10, 2014
Wilmington unsure of joining anti-pipeline group
Town officials aren't rushing to judgment on the proposed Kinder Morgan natural-gas pipeline that may run through Wilmington, after a preliminary meeting with selectmen Thursday night.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Pipeline hearing reveals surveying begun
Both sides of the pipeline debate met in Erving on Tuesday, with the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co.
Nashoba Publishing Online
Pipeline coalition finds its footing
Representatives from towns throughout Middlesex County are looking for answers on a proposed natural-gas pipeline through the region, and they're banding together to get them.
Sentinel & Enterprise
Pipeline foes: Keep out
Kinder Morgan says about one out of every two Massachusetts property owners along the proposed natural-gas pipeline route have already agreed to have their land surveyed.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
3 slots open on Dracut Fire Department
The impending retirements of two 34-year veteran firefighters and last month's departure of a fire captain for a job as chief in Ipswich has left the department with three large pairs of firefighters' boots to fill, Deputy Fire Chief Richard Patterson told selectmen Tuesday.
City man faces motor-vehicle charges in traffic-stop incident
While Lowell police are still searching for a suspect who allegedly ditched a gun while fleeing a routine traffic stop Saturday, the driver of the car is facing motor-vehicle charges.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Nashoba Publishing Online
Pepperell town-wide pipeline resistance relay walk July 22
Kinder Morgan, Inc./Tennessee Valley Gas have proposed, with support from Governor Deval Patrick, other Massachusetts agencies and five other New England governors, to construct a natural gas pipeline from Richmond, Mass., to Dracut.
A roundabout solution to I-93 rotary headache
Yes, after two decades, all that talk about correcting a traffic nightmare that tortures commuters -- especially from Methuen, Dracut, Lowell, Pelham and other southern New Hampshire communities -- before they even get to sit in traffic on I-93 has finally resulted in action.
Massachusetts pipeline foes launch protest walk
About 150 people started the walk Sunday in Richmond. The march was expected to make its way along the approximate path of the proposed pipeline through northern Massachusetts and end in Dracut on July 26. Jane Winn, executive director of the Berkshire Environmental Action Team, says opponents will meet in Boston on July 30 to present a petition to ... (more)
Sun Jul 06, 2014
NDA students in top 1% of nation in writing contest
Lauren Bradley of Tyngsboro and Saniya Singh of Nashua, both recent eighth-grade graduates of the Academy of Notre Dame, were honored at a recent awards ceremony at the Statehouse for their participation in the Letters About Literature program.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Police: Suspect dropped gun while fleeing after traffic stop
A Dracut police dog and the Massachusetts State Police Airwing were called in to help Lowell police search for a suspect who ditched a gun while fleeing on foot from an otherwise routine motor-vehicle stop Saturday night.
New Dracut Colonial has several rooms with Long Pond view
There's nothing quite like a room with a view. And 665 Nashua Road, a newly constructed Colonial, offers more than one, according to listing agent Maryanne Alexander, of Keller Williams' Andover office.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Pipeline protest walk begins Monday
To halt the flow of natural gas through a proposed pipeline from Pennsylvania fracking fields through Berkshire County and Franklin County to Dracut, north of Lowell, opponents of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co.
Dracut police probe early-morning break-ins
Police say a barking dog woke up a resident of a home on View Street in Dracut early Friday morning just in time for that resident to see a man dressed in black run out of his home through a sliding door.
Flash-flood watch for Merrimack Valley; cancellations update
Lowell moved its fireworks to Saturday night, Pelham moved its fireworks to July 12, and Dracut has pushed its back until Aug. 28. The Lowell fireworks originally slated for Friday evening will be held at 9 p.m. Saturday at LeLacheur Park at 450 Aiken St. Admission to the stadium is free and gates open at 7 p.m. According to the National Weather ... (more)
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Pipeline foes unite to oppose project
Pat Worth stands with her dog in a pasture on her Greenfyre Farm in Royalston as her horses graze near the path of a proposed pipeline.
The Item Extra
Gas pipeline proponents questioned at Bolton forum
Kinder Morgan may not have won any new supporters during a presentation last week, but representatives did answer a slew of questions.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
The Groton Line
Tennessee Gas Pipeline "Northeast Energy Direct" Survey Work To Begin In Groton
Survey crews working for Kinder Morgan subsidiary Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company will "begin preliminary survey activity along public roadways soon, and will potentially be in your area in the coming weeks."
Dracut skate park shouldn't be trashed
It's a shame that a few clueless slobs can dash a summer of outdoor fun for the majority of skateboarders, but that's the case in Dracut.