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Peterborough: Lending an ear

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Hope Pettegrew of Hancock has never missed a Peterborough Players’ show. Even when her hearing started to fail in the 1990s, she soldiered on, still attending even when she was getting most of the dialogue from her husband sitting next to her, instead of hearing it firsthand. She made do for some time with one of the aids that the … 0

Peterborough: Recycled cassette is link to a family’s past

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Caitlin Selby and her 9-year-old daughter Lucy recently stumbled on a treasure while sifting through used cassette tapes at the Mini Mall, or swap shop … 0

Antrim: Four new faces at middle school

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

ANTRIM — Four new employees have joined the Great Brook Middle School staff this year. In the office, there will be two new faces — … 0

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Rindge Wednesday, Aug. 20 Arrest: At 4:45 p.m. police responded to Hannaford for a report of a woman in store custody. Police arrested Caitlin Morand, 23, of Winchendon, Mass., and charged her with willful concealment. Morand was released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail and issued an Oct. 8 … 0

New Ipswich police log: Sept. 9, 2014

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, Aug. 1, Arrest: At 10:57 a.m., police arrested David Albert, 34, of New Ipswich on a warrant issued by the New Ipswich Police Department charging him with domestic related second degree assault, simple assault, two counts of criminal trespass, obstructing the report of a crime … 0

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Jaffrey Wednesday, Aug. 20 Arrest: At 8:40 a.m., as a result for being stopped for speeding, Kyle Brown, 21, of Fitzwilliam was arrested and charged with driving after revocation or suspension and speeding. There was also an electronic bench warrant out on him. He was held until his … 0

Court log, Sept. 2, 2014

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Greenfield Michael Shatney, 22, Antrim, driving after suspension, $310 fine. Jaffrey Joshua Blanchette, 32, Jaffrey, failure to keep right, complaint placed on file with guilty finding. Jason Eddy, 32, Jaffrey, theft by deception, commitment to the House of Correction for 120 days, served by two consecutive weekends from … 0

Lyndeborough: Select Board adopts snow removal ordinance to help keep roads clear and safe

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — The Select Board is putting the weight of a town ordinance behind an effort to keep town roadways clear and safe for winter snowplowing. During its Aug. 20 meeting, the board voted to establish an ordinance that could result in fines of up to $1,000 for … 0

Peterborough: ‘Exercise your civic right’

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — On Tuesday, RiverMead Lifecare Community residents got the exclusive chance to ask questions of the four candidates facing off for the open District 5 Executive Council seat, during the first of two debates that will be … 0

Hancock Police Log: Aug. 28, 2014

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Hancock Thursday, Aug. 7 Assist: At 3:26 p.m., an officer assisted with a medical call on King’s Highway, where a man who had been stung by a bee was having an allergic reaction. Friday, Aug. 8 Assist: At 10:56 p.m., an officer discovered a vehicle with its lights … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: School construction zone

Monday, August 25, 2014

WILTON — One look at the Florence Rideout Elementary School from the outside, and it is obvious that construction of the school’s new addition is well underway. To one side, there’s a parking lot that has never been … 0

Rindge: Another new face at the PD

Monday, August 25, 2014

RINDGE — Those who walk into the Rindge Police Department will be seeing a new face greeting them at the front desk. The department is still waiting on its new Chief of Police, Todd Muilenberg, who is expected … 0

Rindge: Birge resigns from FPU

Monday, August 25, 2014

Franklin Pierce University President of five years James Birge announced Thursday he is resigning his post. Birge has said he will stay on through the next school year, in order to ease the transition process, according to a … 0