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Peterborough: Parking lot plan goes to public

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Town officials presented a plan in public hearings Tuesday night to use Downtown TIF District funds to pay for costs associated with a new parking lot off Grove Street, including purchasing a downtown lot for the purpose as well as construction for a total of $1,143,562. The town proposed the latest plan for a new parking lot, a … 0

New Ipswich: Petition protests business district

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — A proposed zoning ordinance put forward by petition that would allow commercial enterprises downtown will now have to gain two-thirds support from … 0

Rindge: One-alarm fire nearly takes down garage

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

RINDGE — A one-alarm fire broke out Monday evening at a Candlelight Road garage. Damage to the garage was minimal because of the quick reaction … 0

Rindge: Officer Tom Horne returning to force

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

RINDGE — After serving for over a year at the New Ipswich Police Department, Police Officer Thomas Horne is returning to Rindge, where he got his start in law enforcement. Originally leaving for a full-time position in New Ipswich on December 31, 2013, Horne will be returning to … 0

Peterborough: Net budget proposal up 2.3 percent at $4,878,717

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The Budget Committee and Select Board presented the proposed operating budget to the public on Tuesday, showing an increase of 2.3 percent in the proposed net budget from last year to this year. According to the … 0

Dublin Library Trustee: The mission is keeping up resources

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

William B. Gurney Occupation: Educator. Currently serving as executive director of the Regional Consortium for Advanced Manufacturing. Time living in town: I have lived in Dublin since 1991 Previously elected offices: Dublin Budget Committee Other qualifications: What are … 0

Francestown LIbrary Trustee, two seats: Adapting to changes in technology

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Deborah Rogers* Occupation: Nurse, accountant, homemaker Time living in town: Resident 7 years; property owner 25-plus years Previously elected offices: Francestown Library trustee (3 year term); community organizations: Current treasurer, Francestown Garden Club, former treasurer, Amherst Junior Women’s … 0

Francestown Select Board: Offering a fresh perspective

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Brad Howell Occupation: Retired Lawyer Time living in town: My wife, Bridget, and I became full-time residents in the summer 2013, but I have spent my vacations in Francestown my entire life. Previously elected offices: None Other qualifications: … 0

Temple Select board: Balancing long- and short-term needs

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Allan Pickman Occupation: Construction Estimator, Retired. Time living in town: 34 years. Previously elected offices: Planning Board for 29 years, Selectman, one three-year term, Conval School Board one three-year term. Other qualifications: Parent of a son educated for … 0

Greenfield Select Board: Keep departments growing, taxes down

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Debra Davidson* Occupation: Information Unlimited, sales manager Time living in town: 14 years Previously elected offices: Selectman Other qualifications: I worked as administrative assistant for the Town of Greenfield for 14 years, I have held the office of … 0

Temple Planning Board, 1-year term: Farming is important to us

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Ted Sartell Occupation: Currently a full-time farmer after retiring in 2011 from a career in engineering and management at BAE Systems in Nashua. Time living in town: 36 years Previously elected offices: None Other qualifications: Temple resident since … 0

New Ipswich: Budget Com candidate: ‘Taxes are killing us’

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — Voters this year will weigh in on a contested School Board race, and have the opportunity for the first time to elect five members of its newly formed municipal Budget Committee. Budget Committee Wendy Juchnevics-Freeman, … 0

New Ipswich: Warwick Mills may rent Building No. 2

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — The town may have a use for the long-empty Building No. 2, located behind the town offices. The building is virtually abandoned, used only for storage and to house the town’s radio equipment. It formerly … 0