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Rindge: PD investigates hate crimes

Monday, April 20, 2015

RINDGE — Police are investigating anti-Semitic graffiti at two properties on Lake Contoocook, one a home up for sale, and the other an unoccupied summer property. Properties on Blakeville Road and Hemlock Avenue were vandalized, and Rindge police say the two incidents, which they believe occurred sometime between April 8 and April 11, are related. At the Blakeville Road property, … 0

Rindge: Interim official looks to future

Monday, April 20, 2015

RINDGE — Interim Town Administrator Jane Pitt hopes to lose one of the words in her title: interim. Pitt, whose contract runs out at the … 0

Rindge: Town: No to KM surveying

Monday, April 20, 2015

RINDGE — Town officials agreed to deny Kinder Morgan and its affiliates permission to survey any town-owned land. The Select Board Wednesday voted to send … 0

Rindge: Trust fund restrictions targeted

Monday, April 20, 2015

RINDGE — The Select Board testified at a Senate hearing April 14, hoping to loosen restrictions on the town’s Electric Trust Fund, a fund that has more than $1 million that could go toward capital improvement projects. The fund now requires more than half of the town’s voting … 0

Lyndeborough: Two parcels eyed for conservation

Monday, April 20, 2015

Land conservation groups are working on protecting two treasured properties: the top of Rose Mountain and the Woodmont Orchard. Rose Mountain is “just one of those places,” said Chris Wells, the executive director of the Piscataquog Land Conservancy … 0

Peterborough: Climate Lobby chapter opens

Monday, April 20, 2015

A chapter of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby has been started in the Monadnock region — the first in the state of New Hampshire. Joel Huberman of Peterborough is one of only a few members of the chapter so far, but hopes to grow the lobby regionally and to … 0

Mason: Board names new chief

Monday, April 20, 2015

The town will be saying goodbye to its K9 program and looking to hire more part-time officers, as newly appointed Chief Kevin Maxwell takes the reins. Maxwell is no stranger to the Mason Police Department, being promoted to … 0

Peterborough: Home builder pulls application

Monday, April 20, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — After the Zoning Board of Adjustment failed twice to seat a full board, they managed to field one Wednesday. The home builder, however, pulled his application anyway. Thomas Rosswaag, owner of Native Construction LLC, had applied to build a cabana along the Contoocook River. Rosswaag, who … 0

Bennington police log: April 21, 2015

Monday, April 20, 2015

BENNINGTON Sunday, March 29 Alarms: At 2 p.m., police received reports of an alarm going off at Crotched Mountain Ski and Ride that was allegedly due to children playing with the alarm system. Police were unable to locate the children. Motor vehicle complaint: At 2:45 p.m., police received … 0

Peterborough police log: April 21, 2015

Monday, April 20, 2015

Peterborough Tuesday, April 7 Parking complaint: At 10 a.m., a Nubanusit Lane resident complained about vehicles violating town ordinance by parking on the north side of the street. Workers were permitted to park there during the construction, but as the project is finished, Capt. Ernest Belletete informed them … 0

Jaffrey: Board looks at dog waste

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

JAFFREY — Surveillance cameras, increased enforcement and additional signs are all on the table to deal with dog excrement left behind on the town common. Banning all dogs from town property was also discussed by the Select Board … 0

Temple: New committee to follow pipeline

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

TEMPLE — The Select Board, which has voted to officially oppose the pipeline, is seeking community activists for a committee to follow the progress of a proposed natural gas pipeline that would run just south of town. “It … 0

New Ipswich: Fireworks permit now requires 14-day notice

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — Going forward, residents will be required to apply for fireworks permits two weeks in advance, to allow emergency personnel to vet the site. Complaints stemming from yearly July Fourth celebrations have led the Select Board to make the amendment to the permitting process for fireworks. … 0