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Francestown: Town seeks attorney fees

The town is asking that five residents who brought a lawsuit against it be required to pay the town’s attorney fees, arguing that the suit was frivolous. Lisa Bourbeau, Dennis Orsi, Elizabeth Behrsing, James Gann and Prescott Tolman filed a petition in June seeking “injunctive relief” and asking … 0

Peterborough: Shumlin stumps for Hillary

PETERBOROUGH — With Sen. Bernie Sanders ahead of Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire, Gov. Peter Shumlin crossed the Connecticut River to stump for Clinton at a Cheney Avenue home Monday. “She’s a pragmatic progressive. She’s the right candidate for the right time,” said Shumlin, as he addressed a … 0

Wilton: Town eyes administrator post

WILTON — Does Wilton need a town administrator? The Select Board has been considering the possibility, and has invited in both an administration consultant and Russ Boland, Lyndeborough’s town administrator, to discuss the role of a town administrator. While board members remain divided on whether or not a … 0

WLC: Late start to school year for FRES

WILTON — Florence Rideout Elementary School’s first day of school will be Sept. 8, a week later than the district’s other schools, to allow teachers to set up their classrooms after the completion of major construction and renovation at the school. With Labor Day on Sept. 7 a … 0

Lyndeborough: Curbing vs. character in drain issues on town road

LYNDEBOROUGH — Is curbing the sensible solution to the water drainage issues the plague the narrow Mountain Road, or will it destroy the rural character of Lyndeborough? At a public hearing on Wednesday, town officials asked residents to weigh in on several practical and aesthetic points of ongoing … 0

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