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Peterborough: Bridge work could take time

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Both lanes of the Main Street Bridge may have to be closed from March to November of 2016 while it is rebuilt, Rodney Bartlett told the Select Board on Tuesday, if the town wants to preserve the historic integrity of the 1940 structure. Upon hearing this from Peterborough’s director of public works, the Select Board didn’t hold back … 0

Temple: Work stalled on Converse bridge

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

TEMPLE — Work on the Converse Road bridge is stalled while the town waits for the final piece of the puzzle — the precast top … 0

Rindge: Teens vandalize Town Common

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A throng of mostly teenagers covered the center of Rindge in toilet paper, paintball paint, and graffiti Friday evening. They also tore down church and … 0

Francestown police logs: Oct. 21, 2014

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Francestown Friday, Oct. 3 Fraud: At 11:30 a.m., police took a complaint from the N.H. Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services that a resident from Pleasant Pond Road may be the victim of a credit card fraud. The incident is under investigation by both agencies. Saturday, Oct. 4 … 0

Rindge: Street sign damages cruiser

Monday, October 20, 2014

RINDGE — The town’s 2013 Ford Taurus cruiser is out of commission, after an accident on Sept. 30 that damaged the driver’s side of the vehicle. Repairs are expected to be completed by next week, according to police. Police Chief Todd Muilenberg appeared before the Select Board on … 0

Peterborough: Police Taser man with knife

Monday, October 20, 2014

A Peterborough man was arrested early Sunday after police shocked him with a Taser and pulled the knife he was holding away from him. Dana Marmonstein, 42, of Peterborough was arrested in his home on Hunt Farm Road on Sunday around 3 a.m. and charged with attempting to … 0

Monday, October 20, 2014

Jaffrey Monday, Oct. 6 Arrest/warrant: At 6:23 p.m., a 17-year-old boy turned himself in a warrant for theft by unauthorized taking. He was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with a Nov. 6 court date at 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. Complaint: At 6:40 p.m., a Jaffrey man went to … 0

New Ipswich police logs: Oct. 21, 2014

Monday, October 20, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, Oct. 10 Be on the lookout: At 8:15 a.m., police received a notice from Milford Police to be on the lookout for a white Jeep Liberty with a Bonneville and Sons plate on the front and a red and white temporary plate on the back, … 0

Greenfield: Ayotte to speak, hike at Crotched today

Monday, October 20, 2014

U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte will join stakeholders from New Hampshire’s outdoor industry and forestry industry, members of the conservation community, and local officials for a roundtable discussion today at Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center in Greenfield at 9:30 a.m. The focus will be on the economic benefit of preserving … 0

New Ipswich: Select Board, School District make deal

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The New Ipswich Select Board and Mascenic Regional School District have reached an agreement which will help ease end-of-year fund shortages for both parties. Select Board member Becky Doyle told the public during its regular Oct. 7 meeting that the board had agreed to a mutually beneficial agreement … 0

Jaffrey / Rindge: Candidate files election complaint

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

A state representative candidate from Rindge has filed a complaint with the N.H. Attorney General’s Office, alleging that a website designed to attack her is violating voting laws. When Internet browsers saw the link to www.electpatmartin.com, they likely thought the site was advocating for the election of Rindge … 0

Temple/Wilton/Peterborough: Grange to honor farmers who pioneered CSAs

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

TEMPLE — The Peterborough Grange will be honoring a trio of farmers who were instrumental in starting the Community Supported Agriculture model in the United States next month — farmers who still work the land at the Temple-Wilton Community Farm in Wilton. Ron Lucas of the Peterborough Grange … 0

Temple: Town considers new backstop at Memorial Field

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

TEMPLE — The Select Board is discussing the feasibility of putting in a new backstop and dugouts at Memorial Field. During its Tuesday meeting, the Select Board discussed moving equipment from the unused ball field at the elementary school to the Memorial Field. However, Road Agent Tim Fiske … 0