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New Ipswich: Select Board, School District make deal

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The New Ipswich Select Board and Mascenic Regional School District have reached an agreement which will help ease end-of-year fund shortages for both parties. Select Board member Becky Doyle told the public during its regular Oct. 7 meeting that the board had agreed to a mutually beneficial agreement with the school district to help ease both the town and school’s … 0

Jaffrey / Rindge: Candidate files election complaint

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

A state representative candidate from Rindge has filed a complaint with the N.H. Attorney General’s Office, alleging that a website designed to attack her is … 0

Temple/Wilton/Peterborough: Grange to honor farmers who pioneered CSAs

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

TEMPLE — The Peterborough Grange will be honoring a trio of farmers who were instrumental in starting the Community Supported Agriculture model in the United … 0

Temple: Town considers new backstop at Memorial Field

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

TEMPLE — The Select Board is discussing the feasibility of putting in a new backstop and dugouts at Memorial Field. During its Tuesday meeting, the Select Board discussed moving equipment from the unused ball field at the elementary school to the Memorial Field. However, Road Agent Tim Fiske … 0

Peterborough: Board shelves meditation center expansion vote

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The Planning Board indicated at their meeting Monday they will likely approve the Temple Mountain Buddhist Meditation Center’s request to expand to accommodate up to 75 people for events. The board, however, shelved their decision until they receive … 0

Peterborough: Bridge repairs on NH Route 136 mean narrowed lanes

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation has announced bridge repairs are scheduled to begin on Friday on the NH Route 136 bridge over a brook in Peterborough. This bridge curb replacement work is expected to take six weeks to complete. Two lanes of traffic (10’6” each) will be … 0

LYNDEBOROUGH: Grant for shoreline work mulled

Monday, October 13, 2014

During its upcoming meeting, the Select Board will be discussing the possibility of applying for a grant to improve some of the shoreline areas surrounding Putnam Pond. According to Town Administrator Russ Boland, the board has previously discussed applying for a federal grant from the Land, Water and … 0

Greenfield: Car crash sends driver to hospital

Monday, October 13, 2014

A motor vehicle crash in the early hours of Saturday morning sent the driver to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to emergency personnel. Police and fire were called to Slip Road shortly after midnight on Saturday morning for a report of a vehicle that had left … 0

Jaffrey: Woman’s Club offers adult scholarship

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Applications are now available at the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce and Jaffrey Public Library for the annual Jaffrey Woman’s Club Adult Continuing Education scholarship. This $1,000 award is given to a Jaffrey woman to further her education after a hiatus from school. She may be changing her degree, … 0

Monday, October 13, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, Sept. 26 Welfare check: At 7:53 p.m., police were asked to check the welfare of a house-sitter on Malthouse Road, after the owners were unable to contact her. Police made contact with the house-sitter and it was found that there was an issue in the … 0

Mason police log: Oct. 14, 2014

Monday, October 13, 2014

Mason Monday, Oct. 29 Motor vehicle accident: At 3:42 p.m., while driving a green Ford Fusion on Route 124, Shayila Lajoie of Mass., collided with a Honda Fit, driven by Barry Donahue of Ashby Mass., and then collided with a black Subaru sedan, driven by Pamela Alleyne of … 0

Court log: Oct. 14, 2014

Monday, October 13, 2014

Greenfield police Charles Parkhurst, 51, Nashua, acts prohibited, destruction of evidence. Defendant failed to appear. Electronic bench warrant issued. Bail set by court at $1,000 cash. Recommended defendant’s license to drive be suspended. Jaffrey police Raymond Gryseels, 20, Jaffrey, simple assault, dismissed at the state’s request. Sheila Cyganiewicz, … 0

Peterborough: Parking, plowing issue on River St.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A can of worms was opened up recently after Brenda Berry requested that the town permit her to park on the one-way River Street, off Main and Elm streets, because she lacks private parking for her … 0