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Rev. Robert Marrone displays his watercolor of the Union Congregational Church, where he is the new settled pastor.

Peterborough: Marrone brings an artistic touch to UCC community

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Many Americans no longer view church as the heart of a community, says the Rev. Robert Marrone of the United Congregational Church. And that’s something he’s hoping to change. “[But] I actually believe the church is as important or more important because of what it offers in a world that’s fractured, in a world that’s divided,” says Marrone. …

JAffrey/Rindge: Center needs new pickup

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

With summer winding down and winter on its way, Toah Nipi Retreat and Training Center in Rindge is asking for the community to come together …

UPDATE: MCH accepting patients again after four-day outage

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

UPDATE: 4:40 p.m.: After a four-day systems outage, Monadnock Community Hospital is once again admitting patients and has surgeries planned for Friday, according to hospital …

Mason: Lighting ordinance heads to TM ballot

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

MASON — A new outdoor lighting ordinance will likely be on the ballot in March, after a draft was approved by the Planning Board on Wednesday. The ordinance was first considered, along with ordinances regarding blasting and noise, when the prospect of a compressor station to move gas …

Francestown: New administrator looks ahead to challenges

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Starting next week, Jamie Pike will be taking the position as Francestown’s new town administrator. Pike will be moving from his current job as administrative assistant in Chichester, where he has worked for the past eight years. Before …

Wilton: New nonprofit set up for ambulance service

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

WILTON — The business of running the Wilton Ambulance is a complex one. Not just the day-to-day operations, which by themselves have the same challenges as any emergency service agency. But the inner workings of Wilton in particular are not so simple, Dan Donovan explained to the Select …

Wilton: Main Street Association considers food coop for downtown space

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

In the midst of Wilton’s downtown sits a gaping empty space that was once a grocery store. The Main Street Association thinks there could be one again. Well, not exactly a grocery store, but a food cooperative, which …

Greenville / Rindge / Mason: ConComs sign anti-pipeline letter

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

A band of 35 Conservation Commissions across the state have sent a letter to Gov. Maggie Hassan, expressing their opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that would be sited through the southern half of the state. “From all over New Hampshire — the North Country to the …

Dublin: Board to discuss Yankee solar project

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Dublin’s Planning Board will discuss the approval of Yankee Publishing’s proposed solar project today at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall. The Planning Board will be examining the project’s site plan review for completeness and correctness. The board already approved the location of the project — at the …

Rindge: Police issue warrant for Town Common damage

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

The Police Department has officially issued a warrant for the driver who allegedly destroyed two benches on the Town Common in July. The warrant was issued for Daniel Antilla, 21, of Gardner, Massachusetts. Antilla will face six charges total: two counts of criminal mischief: vandalism, two counts of …

Francestown: Select board swears in police chief, town administrator

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

FRANCESTOWN — The Select Board, along with approximately 30 residents, welcomed the town’s new town administrator and police chief to Francestown at Monday’s board meeting. Jamie Pike, the former administrative assistant for Chicester, will begin his post on …

Jaffrey: Guilty plea expected in heroin dealing case

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

One of two men allegedly caught dealing heroin in the area is expected to plead guilty, according to court documents. Alan D. Wheeler, 26, of Jaffrey is scheduled to appear at the Cheshire Superior Court, Keene next Wednesday for a plea and sentencing hearing for a special felony …

Peterborough: Website a lure for incoming business

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Members of the Economic Development Authority unveiled a website that is meant to draw businesses and residents here and connect them with the resources to do so. When describing the website to the Select Board Tuesday, …