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Mason: ConCom says no to pipeline

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

MASON — The Mason Conservation Commission has come out in opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that could run through southern New Hampshire, saying that the pipeline could impact several parcels of conserved land and threaten the town’s water supply. During a special session of the Conservation Commission held on Monday night, member Bob Dillberger outlined some of the … 0

New Ipswich: Town website overhaul debate continues

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Disagreement between town officials and the town’s volunteer webmaster on how to revamp the town website has the Select Board mulling the … 0

New Ipswich: Still no administrator after 6 months

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — The town is approaching six months without a Town Administrator, with no likely candidates in sight, according to town officials. “There haven’t … 0

‘It could be the primary route’

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Groups of residents in Mason and Rindge are beginning to band together in opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that could be routed through their communities, as well as New Ipswich and Greenville. The Rindge Select Board has come out firmly in opposition to the project, while … 0

Learning about going green

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The Harris Center in Hancock was remodeled 11 years ago to the highest green and energy-efficient standards. So you think that even close scrutiny of the building wouldn’t turn up much to fix — but you’d be wrong, … 0

Bobcat’s Tail: Eight points about antlers

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

There are few defining features in nature more iconic than the majestic antler racks of deer and moose. But there’s a lot people don’t know about them. Here are eight points about antlers. 1. Antlers are different from … 0

Reimers Reason: Just passing through: the story of fracked gas, the Northern Pass, and tar sands in New Hampshire

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

With no east-west interstate and a wild northern section, New Hampshire has long been more of a destination than a pass-through state for human travelers. However, fossil fuels are passing through all the time. Several existing pipelines already … 0

Jaffrey: Chamber auction on one-year hiatus

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The Jaffrey Chamber will not be holding its annual Monandock Arts Auction this year, as organizers ready to revamp the yearly fundraiser in hopes of breathing new life into the event. This is a second blow to the … 0

New Ipswich: Officials unclear how $5, 000 missing tax payment be made up

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Town officials say they have not made a determination yet on where funds to replace a $5,000 tax payment taken from the town offices in February will come from. In an interview Monday, Select Board Chair George Lawrence said that the board has not made … 0

Jaffrey Police Log, Nov. 25, 2014

Monday, November 24, 2014

Jaffrey Saturday, Nov. 8 Assist other agency: At 2:16 a.m., police responded to RiverMead to assist Peterborough police with an intoxicated female who reportedly was threatening to harm herself. Police arrived to find things under control and stayed until she was in the ambulance. Accident: At 2 p.m., … 0

Court Log, Nov. 25, 2014

Monday, November 24, 2014

Greenfield Neil Dukette, 32, Greenfield, acts prohibited, $560 fine, with $250 suspended for 12 months. Jaffrey Zachary Cormier, 24, Jaffrey, conspiracy to commit possession of a controlled narcotic drug, control of a premises where controlled drugs are kept, accomplice to receiving stolen property, commitment to the house of … 0

Lyndeborough: Former officers to be paid 82K

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The town of Lyndeborough has reached an out-of-court cash settlement with former police officers Paul Roy and Thomas Burke, agreeing to pay them each $82,500 in back pay, lawyer fees and for emotional damages. According to the settlement agreement, which is on file at the town offices, the … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: Driver in fatal crash arraigned

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

JAFFREY — David Hoffman, the driver of a vehicle that allegedly caused a fatal accident in Rindge on Nov. 6, was arraigned on a charge of negligent homicide at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey, on Wednesday afternoon. As … 0