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New Ipswich: $450K for police building?

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — What to do with the town’s police station has been a question for a number of years. While currently in a central location on Turnpike Road, almost directly across the street from the Town Offices, the police station is located in a building owned by Dublin dentist Fred Giaimo. The station is located in a complex with … 0

New Hampshire's only female Catholic priest shares her struggle

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

On Tuesday, Franklin Pierce University hosted a showing of the documentary “Pink Smoke Over the Vatican,” which chronicles the journey of women priests. Following the … 0

Dublin: Changes to Old Common Road are presented

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

DUBLIN — The Select Board held a public hearing Monday night on a plan to discontinue and move the easternmost part of Old Common Road, … 0

Dublin: Board fine tunes warrant articles ahead of Town Meeting

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

DUBLIN — The Board of Selectmen took one final look at the warrant articles this past Monday, in preparation for the upcoming Town Meeting. To ensure the warrant articles are both saying everything that needs to be said and that they are written in a way that is … 0

New Ipswich: Benefit for cancer-stricken local

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

An auction and benefit dinner will be held Friday to benefit Lynda Swenson of New Ipswich. Swenson was diagnosed in January with a grade II diffuse astrocythoma, a cancerous tumor that starts in the brain and tends to remain there. She is currently being treated at the Brigham … 0

Rindge: Acquittal in sex assault of minor

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

A former Rindge man who was charged with sexually assaulting a minor under the age of 13 between 2006 and 2011 was found not guilty last week by a Cheshire County Jury. Scott Andrew Hill, 48, of Swanzey … 0

Dublin Select Board

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Allan G. Pinney Occupation: Construction project manager, planner Time living in town: 59 years Previously elected offices: former appointed library trustee Other qualifications: A good understanding of budget management, able to see the big picture and not get … 0

Jaffrey Select Board: Downshifting costs impacts us all

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Kathleen Batchelder* Occupation: Director, Jaffrey Rindge Extended Day Program Time living in town: Since 1981 Previously elected offices: Jaffrey Rindge Cooperative School Board Other qualifications: Former director of TEAM Jaffrey, Jaffrey’s main Street program, former member: Jaffrey Economic … 0

New Ipswich Budget Committee, 2-year term: Fiscal responsibility is the goal

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Paul Termin* Occupation: Medical Research Time living in town: 5 years Previously elected offices: New Ipswich Planning Board Other qualifications: Appointed to New Ipswich Budget Review Committee, 2014 What are two issues you feel are important and how … 0

Rindge Budget Advisory Committee: Questioning expenditures the focus

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Kale L. Stenersen* Occupation: Kitchen design, sales, Triumph Interiors Inc., Rindge Time living in town: 27 years Previously elected offices: Budget Advisory Committee Other Qualifications: Fiscally responsible, attentive to detail, number cruncher, common cense What are two issues … 0

Hancock: Learn about wood turtle, flowers, at Harris Center

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Today, the Harris Center will be hosting “Wood Turtle Ecology and Conservation.” Wood turtles (Glyptemys insculpta) occur in cold streams in forested areas throughout the Northeast — including the Monadnock Region — but they’re especially vulnerable to habitat loss and fragmentation, mowing, and poaching. As a result, they’re … 0

New Ipswich police log: Feb. 19, 2015

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

New Ipswich Friday, Feb. 13 Vehicle off the road: At 2 p.m., police took a report of an abandoned car in a snowbank on Greenville Road. Police located the owner at the scene. The vehicle was pulled out … 0

Peterborough:

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Peterborough Tuesday, Feb. 17 Smoke: At 2:10 a.m., Officer Martin Kolb responded to a report of smoke coming from a boiler in a basement on Old Jaffrey Road. The homeowner turned off the boiler, and the Fire Department cleared the smoke from the basement. Vehicle complaint: At 4:30 … 0