photo: Laurel Brown of PSNH talks with the Clarksville selectboard. Bottom left: Residents at Top East Hereford meeting with Hydro-Quebec. Right photo: Northern Pass Project Coordinator Don the Charles J. Jordan By we on this side of the When think of French- border music, we tend to Canadian around the kitchen table ered up lively renditions of serving Anne’s Reel” or “Joys of “St. Quebec.” picture a group of fiddlers gath- traditional music scene in the but Francophone music Quebec, much more—incorporating is from world-class jazz everything to avant-garde musicians/composers performers who are sus- a large fan base all taining the Province of Quebec across other locales in Canada, as and as achieving popularity in well they remain Europe—yet unknown here in the largely More the loss for us, for States. the process we are missing in on the talents of some topquality out musicians. in the North Country are We being so close to Que- fortunate that we can easily travel bec and “discover” these per- north for ourselves. The top formers of Quebec not only performers at major venues in Montreal play and Quebec City, but also small venues with intimate frequent settings, making both music and performers Francophone most approachable. Donna Jordan By a four-month wait, After of Pittsburg and residents finally received in- Clarksville on the routing of the formation Pass transmission Northern Donna Jordan By Hampshire’s newly New U.S. Congressman elected Bass found during a Charlie Charlotte Sheltry By Fish and Game is pro- N.H. a three-point antler restrictioposing for Wildlife Manage- Unit A (WMU-A), which ment north of Rte. 26 from extends Charlotte Sheltry By residents, school Stratford members and SAU 58 are board all possibilities examining it comes to keeping a when in Stratford. school through their towns during line meetings on Monday selectmen night. of Public Representatives of N.H., including Sen- Service on page 2) (Continued Northern Pass transmission the was the number one topic line everyone’s minds. on a telephone interview In to the Canadian border, Colebrook and from the Vermont bor- east to Errol. der Fish and Game Commis- A meeting held in Con- sioner’s on page 3) (Continued addition to keeping the In as is, but with a 74 per- school in cost, there is research cent done to send some of the being to another school via students on page 8) (Continued High School seniors were honored on Feb. 14, 2011, for Groveton academic excellence while lettering in at least two maintaining recognized sports, and are a positive role model in doing NHIAA service activities, from left: Kelley Collins, Governor community Lynch, Dr. Susan Lynch and Ethan Emerson. Missing from John photo is Jessica McKenzie. Liz Carney photo. the Colebrook’s Largest Circulated Weekly Newspaper FREE The ColebrookChronicle COVERING THE TOWNS OF THE UPPER CONNECTICUT RIVER VALLEY FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2011 603-246-8998 VOL. 11, NO. 31 After Hydro-Quebec Meets With East Hereford Residents: Pittsburg And Clarksville Northern Pass Route Revealed Congressman Charlie Bass Discusses Northern Pass recent tour of his district that (Continued on page 2) Propose Three-Point Antler Restriction For This Year Is The Answer for Stratford Being A Conversion School? Music Above The Border: Jorane Has Top-Selling New CD In Quebec Chase explains the newly released map in Pittsburg. Charles Jordan photos. That is certainly a part of (Continued on page 11) with her CD “Une sorciere comme les autres,” the topselling Jorane Francophone album this past week. The Chronicle interviewed her in Saint-Camille, Que. Charles Jordan photo.