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Dog Tales: Dogs are dogs and humans are humans

Thursday, July 30, 2015

I’m telling you, your dog is not sorry he pooped on your bed. Recently I was working with a client who has such a lovely adolescent dog I’m not sure why she called me. He lies around the entire time I’m there, gives me soft eyes and a wagging tail. He’s a real cutie — well, he was until she … 0

Peterborough: Acupuncture finds followers

Monday, August 3, 2015

Mitty Ticknor was tired of feeling achy and dragged down by her rheumatoid arthritis, and tired of the major side effects that she was experiencing … 0

Bennington: ‘Someone still has to pay’ when local funds are cut

Monday, August 3, 2015

BENNINGTON — The Select Board met with state Rep. Jon Manley Wednesday evening to talk about state-level budget cuts and their impact on smaller towns. … 0

Peterborough: Potter gets 4-14 years

Monday, August 3, 2015

DOVER — Did convicted arsonist Gregory Potter deserve 4 to 14 years in prison? Not according to his family and friends, who said the 24-year-old made a drunken mistake. The prosecution and members of the Durham Fire Department, … 0

Greenville / New Ipswich / Wilton: E. coli counts up after heavy rains

Monday, August 3, 2015

After large rainstorms last week, E. coli counts in the Souhegan and Merrimack rivers are up again this week, leaving swimmers cautioned against taking a dip to cool off in the August heat. The Souhegan River had very high bacteria counts when tested by the Souhegan Watershed Association … 0

Jaffrey/New Ipswich: Man charged with negligent homicide in 2014 car-versus-motorcycle fatality

Monday, August 3, 2015

A New Ipswich man has been charged with negligent homicide and reckless conduct with a deadly weapon in connection with a 2014 vehicular accident that killed a Jaffrey man. Ralph J. Calistro, 70, was indicted on July 23 … 0

Antrim: Plourde named new road agent

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Gordon Webber, chairman of the Board of Selectmen, announced the promotion of Jim Plourde to the position of road agent. Plourde was selected because he has demonstrated excellent administrative and technical skills over the past several years. In addition, he has furthered his education in the area of … 0

Mason police log: Aug. 4, 2015

Monday, August 3, 2015

Mason Sunday, July 19 Criminal trespass: At 1:43 p.m., police responded to Scripps Lane and Brookline Road for a report of trespassing at the town quarry. Police issued warnings. Unsecured premise: At 2:40 p.m., police responded to the Georgia Stone Quarry on Starch Mill Road for a report … 0

Police Logs: Peterborough — August 4, 2015

Monday, August 3, 2015

Peterborough Monday, July 20 Suspended license: At 11:39 p.m., Sgt. Richard Nelson stopped a vehicle for speeding on Wilton Road near Powers Bridge Road. Nelson subsequently arrested the driver, Peter Mwanza, 36, of Coral Springs, Florida. Mwanza was charged with driving after suspension. He was released on $1,000 … 0

Court Logs - Aug. 4, 2015

Monday, August 3, 2015

Greenfield Spenser Cook, 21, Hudson, DWI, $620 fine, referred to an impaired driver care management program, driver’s license revoked for nine months. Andrew Beck, 35, Bennington, operating after suspension, $560 fine with $250 suspended for 24 months. Joshua Spaulding, 24, Whitefield, DWI, $620 fine, referred to an impaired … 0

Greenfield: Library grant funds new technology for teens

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

When Julie Steenson took up directorship of the Stephenson Memorial Library, she went in with a goal of improving the library’s technology offerings. She also wanted to see the programming for teens grow. A grant from the Young Adult Library Services Association will help accomplish both of those … 0

Dublin: Town working to replace library boiler

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

DUBLIN — The boiler at the Dublin Public Library is in need of repair before this upcoming winter, after a leak was discovered in April. A proposal from the library trustees has been submitted to the town, with Pinney Plumbing and Heating of West Swanzey to handle the … 0

Dublin: Dublin School working to finance solar array

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Despite uncertainties surrounding state and nationwide solar subsidies, Dublin School is looking to the future in regards to their proposed 375-kilowatt solar array project. Dublin School is working to secure funding for their solar array — which is projected to cost up to $1.2 million — after receiving … 0