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Peterborough: Crash into utility pole slows traffic

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A Brookline, N.H. man ran his van into a utility pole on Concord Street on Monday morning, snapping the pole in half, and slowing traffic until that night. Capt. Ernest Belletete of the Peterborough Police Department said Sean Marquette, 27, crashed into the utility pole next to the cemetery just before 11 a.m. Monday. Belletete said they are … 0

Jaffrey: Injured hiker rescued

Monday, September 15, 2014

JAFFREY — Fish and Game Conservation officers were called to Mount Monadnock for an injured young hiker on Saturday night. While hiking with a group … 0

Temple: Foggy curve leads to single-car accident

Monday, September 15, 2014

TEMPLE — Two women were sent to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a car accident on Peterborough Road on Saturday night. According to Fire … 0

Wilton: Sharp intersection to be improved

Monday, September 15, 2014

WILTON — Safety concerns that had the town looking at a Dale Street intersection will soon be coming to fruition, with changes expected to be put in place this fall. The town first began discussing making a change to the intersection last August, after Police Chief Brent Hautanen … 0

Peterborough: Master plan survey in works

Monday, September 15, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Peterborough’s Master Plan Steering Committee will be enlisting the public to help shape the town’s future by provide the committee with feedback about how the “vision” chapter of the town’s plan should read. In the near future, the committee will be releasing a survey to “stakeholders” … 0

Lyndeborough: ‘It just keeps on growing’

Monday, September 15, 2014

Over the top of Stew Ross’ porch spills the leafy green limbs of his Yellow Sungold cherry tomato plant. Within arm’s reach, green tomatoes are growing, and yellow buds are still sprouting in the mid-September morning. It wouldn’t … 0

Peterborough: Farmland now eligible for alternative uses

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — The Planning Board adopted a process that will allow local farms to use their land for alternative uses, such as weddings, farm dinners and educational purposes. In an interview Wednesday, Planning Board Chair Ivy Vann said … 0

Peterborough: Meditation center may grow

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — The Planning Board has begun to look at a plan to expand a mediation center on Route 101 in Peterborough. There is currently one house at the Temple Mountain Buddhist Meditation Center which is home to a Buddhist monk living on the property. The Meditation Center … 0

Rindge police log: Sept. 9, 2014

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Rindge Tuesday, Sept. 2 Arrest: At 2 a.m., police responded to Franklin Pierce University for a report of a semiconscious male who had been consuming alcohol. Hunter Hartman, 20, of Denver, Colo., was checked by ambulance personnel, before being arrested by Rindge police and charged with unlawful possession … 0

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Jaffrey Tuesday, Aug. 26 Criminal mischief: At 6:20 p.m., police received a report from a Jaffrey resident regarding vandalism to his mailbox, believed to be caused sometime during the night. The resident repaired the dents and painted the box, and repaired his neighbor’s mailbox which also was damaged. … 0

Antrim: Arrest made in ’70s sex assault

Monday, September 8, 2014

After more than a year’s worth of investigation, N.H. State Police have arrested a former Antrim man in connection with sexual assault allegations that allegedly happened in Antrim 40 years ago. The investigation began in March 2013 by … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Eye surgery sought for 7-year-old

Monday, September 8, 2014

Dustin Allen Whitney-Bechard turned 7 last week, just a few days after he started a new year as a second-grader at Jaffrey Grade School. Although Dustin now lives in Rindge, he entered school in Jaffrey when his family … 0

Jaffrey/New Ipswich: Man sentenced in 2013 theft

Monday, September 8, 2014

A former Jaffrey man has been sentenced in the case of a June 2013 burglary of a home on Old New Ipswich Road in Rindge, where thousands in cash, credit cards and electronic devices were stolen. The sentence will include thousands of dollars in restitution to the homeowner, … 0