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Greenfield: Library grant funds new technology for teens

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

When Julie Steenson took up directorship of the Stephenson Memorial Library, she went in with a goal of improving the library’s technology offerings. She also wanted to see the programming for teens grow. A grant from the Young Adult Library Services Association will help accomplish both of those goals. The library has recently hired as an assistant Michele Ricca, someone … 0

Dublin: Town working to replace library boiler

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

DUBLIN — The boiler at the Dublin Public Library is in need of repair before this upcoming winter, after a leak was discovered in April. … 0

Dublin: Dublin School working to finance solar array

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Despite uncertainties surrounding state and nationwide solar subsidies, Dublin School is looking to the future in regards to their proposed 375-kilowatt solar array project. Dublin … 0

Rindge: Police obtaining warrant for bench destruction

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Police are preparing a warrant for the driver who allegedly destroyed two benches on the Rindge town common over the weekend. Police Chief Todd Muilenberg declined to identify the driver, but based on police records from multiple departments, … 0

Wilton: Traffic flow issues remain undecided

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

WILTON — While the traffic flow around Florence Rideout Elementary School will likely still see changes, the Select Board seemed ready to backtrack on proposed parking changes on Livermore and Tremont streets after hearing comments that the new … 0

Greenfield: Cemetery trustees seek new fence

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Weathered, dingy, and missing multiple slats, the fence surrounding the Meeting House graveyard mars the otherwise pristine view of one of the symbols of the New England Town Meeting tradition. Cemetery trustees have been attempting to raise funds … 0

Peterborough: 75-year prison term possible

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — An ex-firefighter who was found guilty of intentionally setting fire to five apartment buildings in a two-hour drunken spree faces a possible 75-year sentence tomorrow. Gregory Potter’s sentencing hearing is scheduled for 1 p.m. at Strafford County Superior Court. Potter, 23, faces prison sentences of 7½ … 0

New Ipswich: Girl struck in eye by BB while in car

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

A young girl riding in the back of a car Tuesday was hit in the face with a BB shot through the car’s open window. Tessa Kuusisto, 9, of New Ipswich, was riding in the back of a … 0

Peterborough: Town gets award for software use

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The town received an award from an international company for its use of the company’s geographic-information-system software. Esri awarded the town, as well as 170 other organizations, its special achievement award at its annual International User’s Conference in San Diego, California, Monday. “It’s nice being acknowledged,” … 0

Temple/sharon: Towns not on NED route speak

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

It’s not just the towns that are directly impacted by the proposed pipeline that are preparing to fight: Those on the edges of the issue are making their own position clear. Temple and Sharon are not on the direct path of a proposed natural gas pipeline that would … 0

New Ipswich police log: July 30, 2015

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

New Ipswich Friday, July 17 Road hazard: At 12:33 a.m., police moved traffic cones out of the roadway on Turnpike Road, opening up both lanes for travel. Patrol: At 12:44 a.m., police checked the schools. Everything was in order. Motor vehicle accident: At 6:08 a.m., a resident advised … 0

Police Logs: Jaffrey - July 30, 2015

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Jaffrey Tuesday, July 21 Operating without a valid license: At 1:48 p.m., police noticed that a vehicle driven by Anna Carlson, 42, of Rindge, was driving on Peterborough Street without an inspection sticker. According to Carlson, she and her fiance had just registered the vehicle after moving from … 0

Police Logs: Rindge - July 30, 2015

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Rindge Saturday, July 25 Fleeing the scene: At 2 a.m., police responded to Thomas Road for a motor vehicle accident, where the driver fled the scene. When police arrived at the scene, only a bumper, a grill, and a headlight were found. Police believe that the driver, who … 0