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Wilton: Bridge replacement may need more funding

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

WILTON — While the town will not be requesting any funds this year, the looming replacement of the King Brook Road Bridge may require one more addition to the capital reserve next year. Department of Public Works Director Steve Elliott told the Select Board on Monday that King Brook Bridge is slated to receive State Bridge Aid funds in 2017. … 0

Wilton: Select Board wants tax hit reduced

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

WILTON — As the Wilton Budget Committee poises to finalize the proposed budget on Saturday, the Select Board is calling for either deeper cuts or … 0

Francestown Police Log: Jan. 29, 2015

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

FRANCESTOWN Sunday, Jan. 10: Assist: At 1 p.m., an officer assisted New Ipswich police with a missing juvenile. Police located the juvenile in Francestown. Assist: … 0

New Ipswich police log: Jan. 29, 2015

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

New Ipswich Friday, Jan. 16 Unwanted subjects: At 5:58 p.m., police responded to Boynton Middle School for reports of multiple juvenile boys loitering and obstructing the normal functions of a basketball game. Police responded and made contact with two boys, who were escorted back to Boynton Middle School … 0

Wilton police log: Jan. 27, 2015

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Wilton Saturday, Jan. 17 Arrest: At 4:34 p.m., police arrested Jessica Bird, 24, Wilton, and charged her with assault. She was released on $5,000 personal recognizance bail and issued a court date of March 10 at the 9th Circuit Court, Milford. Sunday, Jan. 18 Vehicles off the road: … 0

Peterborough: Proposed DPW budgets are down

Monday, January 26, 2015

The proposed budgets for Peterborough’s Highway, Water, and Sewer departments for 2016 are all less than this year’s approved budget. But, in the next several years, it won’t be easy to keep these budgets lower, according to Rodney … 0

Bobcat’s Tail: Some Dams Need to Go

Friday, January 23, 2015

Follow any stream around here and sooner or later, it’ll be blocked by a dam. If that stream itself isn’t held back by a dam, the river it feeds is jammed with a dozen or more dams, blocking … 0

Conservation: Legislative breakfast for conservation, Feb. 8

Friday, January 23, 2015

Conservation NH will host their 8th Annual “Green Eggs and New HAM-shire” Legislative Breakfast at the Grappone Center on Jan. 28 from 7 to 9 a.m. Conservation NH will bring together lawmakers, advocates, business leaders, and the general public to discuss some of the most pressing environmental issues … 0

Mason police log: Jan. 20, 2015

Monday, January 26, 2015

Mason Tuesday, Jan. 13 Welfare check: At 10:45 p.m., police checked on the welfare of a Wilton Road resident at the request of a family member. Police found the resident at home and sound. Friday, Jan. 15 Police information: At 1:45 p.m. police received information from Brookline Police … 0

Jaffrey Police log: Jan. 22, 2015

Monday, January 26, 2015

JAFFREY Monday, Jan. 12 Accident: At 5:48 p.m., police responded to Main Street at Highland Avenue for a report of a motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival, police observed vehicle tracks in the snowbank leading to a telephone pole. There were plastic pieces around and scratches on the pole … 0

Rindge: Drug use affects everyone around the user

Friday, January 23, 2015

Drug use isn’t something that solely affects the user — it’s a disease which touches everyone in their life, explained Amelie Gooding, the program director of the Keene chapter of the Phoenix House. Phoenix House is a nonprofit substance-abuse treatment agency with 45 programs and facilities throughout New … 0

Greenfield: Student abuse case is pending

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

JAFFREY — The attorney in a case of alleged abuse of a student at Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center by a former employee is calling for dismissal of the charges, after the state was unable to provide concrete details … 0

Wilton: Grant will aid police in laptop replacements

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

WILTON — Police will purchase five new laptops and three new computers with assistance from a grant from the N.H. Department of Homeland Security. The money will replace three existing computers in the police station and one in … 0