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Lyndeborough: Funds raised to purchase Rose Mountain

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Thrills may be found on Blueberry Hill, but the blueberries are found on Rose Mountain. Rose Mountain is named for Abram Rose, and was once used to support sheep flocks, and later was the site of dozens of commercial blueberries bushes. The berries were shipped to Boston to be sold in the early 1900s, right up until the 1950s. Many … 0

Rindge: Town looking to sell land

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Town officials are working to sell some town-owned land in order to recoup back taxes and put properties back on the tax rolls. The town … 0

Francestown: Taylor land donation will go to vote

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The decision whether or not to use donated funds to purchase land for a future cemetery will now be put in the hands of the … 0

Mason: ZBA again denies rehearing for Marty’s

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Zoning Board of Adjustment has now twice denied a request for a rehearing from Marty’s Driving Range. Marty’s, co-owned by Martin Ruggiero and his daughter Nicole Ruggiero, both of Mason, applied for a variance last month to hold twice-weekly outdoor concerts at the business, which includes a … 0

Peterborough: Campers cut wood for those in need

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

A dozen teenagers from the Barbara C. Harris Camp in Greenfield gathered at the River Center in Peterborough Tuesday to cut, split and stack firewood for needy families. The River Center Wood Bank has been operational for the … 0

Jaffrey: Motorcyclist injured in crash Friday

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

A New Ipswich man was injured in a two-vehicle accident Friday afternoon, when his motorcycle collided with another vehicle. At 1:15 p.m., police responded to an accident report where Douglas Griffis, 28, of New Ipswich, was driving his 2012 Kawasaki KLR650 west near 315 Mountain Road when he … 0

Wilton: New Selectman’s assistant being sought

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The town is seeking a new Selectman’s assistant to fill the shoes of Mary Guild, who will be leaving the town for another position this month. “We’re sorry to see Mary leave. She’s done a lot of heavy lifting, so to speak, in the office for us,” said … 0

Bennington: Plea date set for Haney

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

A Bennington man accused of robbing a Milford bank is scheduled to enter his plea on Aug. 18. Jason Haney, 32, of Bennington, allegedly entered Citizen’s Bank in the Granite Town plaza in Milford in March and demanded … 0

Jaffrey: Police, fire find damage at former gym

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Safety officials are working with the owner of a vacant building to ensure that it has proper safety equipment after police found evidence of a fire during a building check Friday evening. “The fire likely occurred within the past two weeks,” said Fire Chief David Chamberlain, who said … 0

Police Logs: Peterborough — June 30, 2015

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Peterborough Friday, June 19 Hit and run: At 4:28 p.m., a driver reported a vehicle crashed into a guardrail on Jaffrey Road and kept driving. Officer Lionel Emond III stopped the vehicle, and served the driver, Gregory Boudel, 55, of Hillsborough, a summons charging him with negligent driving. … 0

Police Logs: Rindge - July 2, 2015

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Rindge Tuesday, June 23 Car vs. deer: At 12:20 p.m., police responded to Route 202 near the Jaffrey border where a 2007 Mercedes C-Class, driven by Serena Yin, 26, of Rindge, struck a deer. There were no reported injuries; the vehicle was left at a car dealership on … 0

Police Logs: Jaffrey - July 2, 2015

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Jaffrey Wednesday, June 24 Resisting arrest: At 8:50 a.m., police responded to a North Street residence for report of a domestic disturbance where Eric Wilkins, 24, of Jaffrey, reportedly threatened his girlfriend with a knife. When police arrived, they attempted to arrest Wilkins, but he ran out of … 0

Police Logs: Francestown - July 2, 2015

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Francestown Monday, June 22 Improper operation: At 2:45 p.m., police received a motor vehicle complaint relative to improper operation along Route 136. The suspected vehicle was subsequently stopped on Route 136 and the operator was issued a warning for speed and following to close. Thursday, June 25 Assisting … 0