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Hassan talks about plan to address drug issue

Monday, May 4, 2015

It’s an epidemic. That’s how Governor Maggie Hassan views the growing use of opioids. “Everywhere I go in the Granite State, people talk to me about the epidemic of substance abuse,” said Hassan in an interview with the Ledger-Transcript last week. In 2013, the state saw 193 overdose deaths. In 2014, that number had jumped to 321. And while the … 0

Rindge: Czekalski attorney defends himself

Monday, May 4, 2015

A defense lawyer is contesting claims that he did not adequately defend his client, Jason Czekalski, who was convicted of felonious sexual assault in January … 0

Wilton/Lyndeborough/Temple: Ambulance service work gets a reward

Monday, May 4, 2015

Good work is its own reward. But occasionally, it comes with a bonus. When the Wilton Ambulance crew transports a person to the hospital, that’s … 0

Dublin: Lost hiker spends night on Mt. Monadnock

Monday, May 4, 2015

N.H. Fish and Game took to Mount Monadnock early Monday morning, searching for a lost hiker. Conservation officers were called to the mountain around 1:30 a.m. Monday to search for Kara Westbrook, 22, of Peterborough, after she called 911 to report that she was lost. The call was … 0

Keene: Healthy Starts 5K Run/Walk Saturday

Friday, May 1, 2015

The third annual Healthy Starts 5K Run/Walk event is Saturday at 9 a.m. at Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services. The 3.1 mile course starts and finishes at HCS’s Keene office at 312 Marlboro St. The course is a mostly flat loop through residential areas and the bike … 0

Francestown: Register for annual spring blood drive

Friday, May 1, 2015

Francestown’s annual spring blood drive will be held on Monday from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Francestown Elementary School. Appointments are recommended. Please schedule at redcrossblood.org or via phone at 1-800-733-2767. Walk-in donors are also welcome. To confirm medical eligibility, please call the Red Cross at 1-800-462-9400 and … 0

Rindge: What is Common Core?

Monday, May 4, 2015

An informational meeting on Common Core and Our Schools will be held today at 7 p.m. at the residence of Gillian L’Eplattenier at 252 Bancroft Road. Guest speakers will be Ann Marie Banfield and Doris Hohensee. Parents from Rindge, Jaffrey, New Ipswich, Greenville and surrounding towns with children … 0

Wilton police log: April 20, 2015

Monday, May 4, 2015

Wilton Saturday, April 18 Driving after revocation/suspension: At 1:14 a.m., police arrested Catherine J. Cassanos, 49, of New Boston and charged her with driving after revocation or suspension. She was released on $500 personal recognizance bail and issued a court date of June 2. Civil issue: At 10:24 … 0

Peterborough police log: May 5, 2015

Monday, May 4, 2015

Peterborough Friday, April 24 Masked man: At 3:38 p.m., a resident reported seeing a masked man pushing a cart or stroller along Wilton Road. Police found the man. They learned he was participating in a Make-A-Wish Foundation event. Saturday, April 25 Controlled substance: At 12:26 a.m., Officer Ashley … 0

New Ipswich: Town will join pipeline group

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — The Select Board has decided to join a coalition of towns dedicated to following the progress of Kinder Morgan’s proposed pipeline. The step comes at the behest of a group of residents urging the board … 0

New Ipswich: Ordinance would fine gate scofflaws

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — Drivers that use a short-cut — meant for emergency vehicles and school buses only — to avoid a long detour around the closed High Bridge of Route 124 may soon face monetary fines. “It’s become … 0

New Ipswich: A bridge to the past

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Standing tall across the Souhegan River is High Bridge. Today, it is crowded with work crews replacing the road slab. But underneath, undisturbed as it has been for nearly 200 years, is the stone arch that supports the … 0

Jaffrey: St. Pat’s conversion comes with a cost

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

JAFFREY — Town Manager David Caron has highlighted a number of financial issues associated with converting St. Patrick School into a town office facility. Caron estimates that converting the school would cost $500,000 to $3.5 million more than proposed plans to build a new town office or town … 0