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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 on Monday, but they opted instead for more education and enforcement. One selectman even suggested the town consider mounting video surveillance for … 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 … 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 … 0

Francestown: Regionalization for police examined

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Francestown Police Department is considering combining their department with another, after recently swearing in four new officers. Officer in Charge Stephen Campbell told the Ledger-Transcript on Tuesday that regionalizing the department with a nearby town is on … 0

Temple/Greenville: Ten years of combined community policing

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

TEMPLE — While many towns in the Monadnock region have talked about regionalizing their police departments, only Temple and Greenville have made it happen. The result has been more than $1 million in savings over the last 10 … 0

New Ipswich police log: April 14, 2015

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

New Ipswich Friday, April 3 Medical call: At 9:08 a.m., police assisted Souhegan Valley Ambulance services for a report of a 60-year-old woman choking on an aspirin at Boynton Middle School. While en route, police were advised that the obstruction had been removed. Motor vehicle accident: At 1:05 … 0

Peterborough police log: April 16, 2015

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Peterborough Monday, March 30 Vehicle complaint: At 7:17 a.m., a caller complained a driver, Nicholas Patnode, 32, of Swanzey, was following his car too closely on Wilton Road. The caller said Patnode rear-ended him twice. Office Martin Kolb issues a summons to Patnode, charging him with following too … 0

Antrim police log: April 16, 2015

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

ANTRIM Wednesday, April 8 Motor vehicle accident: At 8:50 p.m., an officer responded to a single motor vehicle accident on Keene Road near the intersection with Loveren Mill Road. Foye M. Belyea, 41, of Voorheesville, New York, was driving a white 2009 Nissan Versa when she lost control … 0

Francestown police log: April 16, 2015

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

FRANCESTOWN Tuesday, April 7 Shots fired: At 7:47 a.m., police received reports of a gun being fired in the vicinity of a South New Boston Road residence. Upon arrival, police found nothing of concern at the scene. Wednesday, April 8 Vehicle off road: At 6:03 p.m., police received … 0

Jaffrey: Looking to the future

Monday, April 13, 2015

Finding new jobs for the staff and a new use for the school’s facilities are important conversations, but creating an easy and stress-free transition for the students has taken priority at Saint Patrick School. “We are trying to … 0

Wilton: Cop gets medal for saving life

Monday, April 13, 2015

The Police Department and Select Board is honoring a longtime town police officer for quick action that may have saved a life. On March 22, police responded to a medical call for a person having cardiac distress. Police officer Michael Abel arrived on scene first, ahead of ambulance … 0

Wilton: FRES shelter renovations costly

Monday, April 13, 2015

Continuing to use the Florence Rideout Elementary School as a emergency shelter comes with a price tag, as the town has agreed to share the cost of updating wiring to accommodate a generator. The total cost for labor, wiring and commercial-grade electrical panel upgrades at Florence Rideout is … 0

Dublin: Part-time officer sworn in

Monday, April 13, 2015

Melissa Hetrick, a full-time officer with the Hancock Police Department, has joined the Dublin police in a part-time role. Sworn in on April 6, Hetrick’s hiring is meant to fill the void left by Patrolman Dan Cheshire, who will be leaving the force for roughly six months for … 0