Northern Pass Application Complete

Concord — A utility’s application to string power lines from Canada to southern New Hampshire is complete, the state’s Site Evaluation Committee ruled Monday, rejecting arguments from opponents who argued that questions over land use rights should be addressed first. The panel voted 6-0 to accept the application by Eversource to build the Northern Pass transmission project. In a statement, the company said it was eager for the siting...

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TransCanada Asks U.S. to Suspend Pipeline Review

Toronto — TransCanada, the company behind the controversial Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast, has asked the U.S. State Department to pause its review of the project. The move comes as the Obama administration increasingly appears likely to reject the pipeline permit application before leaving office in January 2017. TransCanada said Monday it had sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry requesting that the...

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China Project Backfires on Pressured Seldon Executives

Windsor — Throughout much of 2015, Seldon executives and employees had been warned by Econet that the financial clock was ticking and the company needed to win a big contract. And it was against this backdrop that Seldon’s two top executives took a gamble that ultimately backfired and undermined the board’s trust in its new management team. In March, Shawn Montgomery, Seldon’s general manager, and Paul Gallagher, head of the water and...

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At the Hospitals: Oct. 11, 2015

Grant Will Help Geneticist Study How Behaviors May be Inherited Hanover — Giovanni Bosco, an associate professor of genetics at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has been awarded a $3.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. The five-year Pioneer Award supports exceptional investigators pursuing bold, highly innovative research projects, Geisel said in a news release. Bosco’s project began with the question: Can...

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Mascoma Clinic Backers Have Cash Goal
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Mascoma Clinic Backers Have Cash Goal

Canaan — A nonprofit organization that plans to build and operate a community health clinic here has secured $3.3 million in federal rural development loans but needs to raise an additional $280,000 before starting work. About 2,500 residents have pledged to use a facility that originated “from hundreds of local voices that created a local plan for health care,” according to an informational packet provided by the project’s backers....

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