Jaffrey: Board looks at dog waste

JAFFREY — Surveillance cameras, increased enforcement and additional signs are all on the table to deal with dog excrement left behind on the town common. Banning all dogs from town property was also discussed by the Select Board … 0

Bill seeks to decrease drug overdose deaths

A proposed bill would grant limited immunity to people who call 911 to report a drug-related medical emergency. Reporting a drug- or alcohol-related medical emergency could soon give the caller limited immunity from drug-related charges in New Hampshire — an effort intended to encourage the calling of 911 … 0

Temple: New committee to follow pipeline

TEMPLE — The Select Board, which has voted to officially oppose the pipeline, is seeking community activists for a committee to follow the progress of a proposed natural gas pipeline that would run just south of town. “It … 0

New Ipswich: Fireworks permit now requires 14-day notice

NEW IPSWICH — Going forward, residents will be required to apply for fireworks permits two weeks in advance, to allow emergency personnel to vet the site. Complaints stemming from yearly July Fourth celebrations have led the Select Board to make the amendment to the permitting process for fireworks. … 0

Francestown: Regionalization for police examined

The Francestown Police Department is considering combining their department with another, after recently swearing in four new officers. Officer in Charge Stephen Campbell told the Ledger-Transcript on Tuesday that regionalizing the department with a nearby town is on … 0

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