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‘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 other boards are reserving judgment until expected meetings with the developer of … 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 … 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 … 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

Jaffrey: Pondering town office options

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

JAFFREY — The Select Board sought feedback on two proposed plans to replace the town offices during a public hearing Monday night. While the board was leaning toward a more long-term but also more expensive option, some residents … 0

New Ipswich Police Log, Nov. 20, 2014

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, Oct. 31 Medical call: At 10:52 a.m., police assisted Souhegan Valley Ambulance with a report of a 50-year-old Mason Road resident vomiting and having difficulty breathing. The man was conscious and alert. Community policing: At 5 p.m. police conducted an area check during Halloween between … 0

Dublin Police Log for Nov. 20, 2014

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

DUBLIN Monday, Nov. 3: Arrest: At 3:36 p.m., police assisted N.H. State Probation/Parole in the arrest of Michael Laroe, 32, of Dublin, who was charged with “absconding.” Laroe was transported to the Cheshire County House of Corrections by state parole officers. Wednesday, Nov. 5: Arrest: At 8:49 p.m., … 0