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Cheshire County Sheriff: Improving communications key

Monday, October 27, 2014

Eli Rivera, D-Keene Occupation: Incumbent Cheshire County Sheriff Time living in town: Keene since 1989 Previously elected offices: Keene School Board/Chair, Keene School Moderator Other qualifications: Sheriff, retired Keene Police Lieutenant, National Sheriff’s Institute graduate, Roger Williams Leadership Institute graduate, Babson College Leadership graduate, U.S. Coast Guard/Army Reserve veteran, Bachelor’s degree, Franklin Pierce College. Thirty-plus years public safety experience. What … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: Board mulls staff dress code

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

WILTON — The Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative School Board is considering a revision to its dress-code policy for its teachers. The first draft of the new dress … 0

Greenville: Tax rate down 9 percent

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The town’s tax rate is down by $2.62 this year, with the decrease attributed mostly to a dip in the town’s portion. The total tax … 0

Peterborough: Select board signs 20-year solar lease

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Construction is scheduled to start next month on the largest solar array in New Hampshire, which will cover 3.5 acres on the former sewage lagoons on Pheasant Road with roughly 3,100 solar modules. This comes after Select Board members, at their meeting on Oct. 22, signed … 0

Greenfield: Driver charged in speeding accident

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

A driver injured in a single-car accident earlier this month has been charged with reckless operation, according to police. Toby Theodore, 25, of Greenfield, was driving on Slip Road shortly after midnight on Oct. 11, when he lost control of his 2010 Subaru Legacy and left the roadway, … 0

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Jaffrey Sunday, Sept. 7 Assault: At 8:40 p.m., police responded to an Oak Street residence for a report of two females fighting. On scene police found a 41-year-old Fitzwilliam woman had sustained injury to her right eye. She claimed that a 27-year-old Jaffrey woman had “sucker punched” her … 0

Peterborough: Carrying the torch of Brandon’s legacy

Sunday, October 26, 2014

The ConVal High School grounds were awash with red, white and blue on Sunday morning, as hundreds gathered to remember fallen Marine Lance Corporal Brandon Garabrant of Peterborough, a ConVal graduate who was killed by a roadside bomb … 0

Mason: Missing man found dead

Monday, October 27, 2014

A Mason man was found deceased after an early morning search by local and state authorities in the woods behind his home on Monday. Michael Lavoie, 60, of Mason went missing late on Sunday night, said Select Board Chair Charlie Moser in an interview Monday. After contacting police, … 0

Peterborough: Union Street work back on schedule

Monday, October 27, 2014

Repairing the road and sidewalk on Union Street is backk on schedule and on budget, the director of public works said last Tuesday. Rodney Bartlett’s announcement comes after SUR Construction said at the end of September that delays have slowed down their timetable. At the Select Board’s meeting … 0

Peterborough: Chimney fire handled with little damage

Monday, October 27, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A chimney fire on 33 East Hill Road did virtually no damage to the residence, according to fire officials. At about 9:06 a.m., Peterborough Fire Department responded to the residence for a reported chimney fire that … 0

Rindge: Rail Trail expands via new bridge

Monday, October 27, 2014

RINDGE — The Rindge Conservation Commission celebrated the completion of a bridge linking the Rindge Rail Trail with an additional quarter-mile trail during a ribbon cutting ceremony this weekend. On Sunday, Conservation Commission members met with Select Board … 0

Wilton: Forum Wednesday on Master Plan

Monday, October 27, 2014

WILTON — As the town works to update its Master Plan, the Planning Board has turned a particular eye to what Select Board member Kermit Williams referred to as an oft-neglected portion of the document: the economic development chapter. Williams, who is the Select Board representative on the … 0

Wilton: A natural classroom

Monday, October 27, 2014

Starting fires without matches, identifying edible and medicinal plants, tracking animals, identifying trees, building woodland shelters. These are the skills that aren’t much required in today’s world of modern conveniences. They’re the kinds of skill that you don’t … 0