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Lyndeborough: Former officers to be paid 82K

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The town of Lyndeborough has reached an out-of-court cash settlement with former police officers Paul Roy and Thomas Burke, agreeing to pay them each $82,500 in back pay, lawyer fees and for emotional damages. According to the settlement agreement, which is on file at the town offices, the town agreed to pay Roy and Burke each $82,500 — $27,500 for … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: Driver in fatal crash arraigned

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

JAFFREY — David Hoffman, the driver of a vehicle that allegedly caused a fatal accident in Rindge on Nov. 6, was arraigned on a charge … 0

Jaffrey: Pondering town office options

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

JAFFREY — The Select Board sought feedback on two proposed plans to replace the town offices during a public hearing Monday night. While the board … 0

New Ipswich Police Log, Nov. 20, 2014

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, Oct. 31 Medical call: At 10:52 a.m., police assisted Souhegan Valley Ambulance with a report of a 50-year-old Mason Road resident vomiting and having difficulty breathing. The man was conscious and alert. Community policing: At 5 p.m. police conducted an area check during Halloween between … 0

Dublin Police Log for Nov. 20, 2014

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

DUBLIN Monday, Nov. 3: Arrest: At 3:36 p.m., police assisted N.H. State Probation/Parole in the arrest of Michael Laroe, 32, of Dublin, who was charged with “absconding.” Laroe was transported to the Cheshire County House of Corrections by state parole officers. Wednesday, Nov. 5: Arrest: At 8:49 p.m., … 0

Antrim Police Log for Nov. 20, 2014

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

ANTRIM Monday, Nov. 17: Arrest: At 12:24 p.m., Officer Brian Lord noticed a vehicle with an expired inspection sticker while on patrol. He followed the vehicle into the T-Bird Mini-Mart parking lot at 1 Concord St., conducted a search of the vehicle with the consent of the vehicle’s … 0

Rindge: Olson barred from securities trade

Monday, November 17, 2014

A Rindge man who has pleaded guilty to tax fraud charges in relation to a multi-million dollar investment scheme has been barred from ever obtaining a license to trade anywhere in the U.S., according to an order issued by U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday. The Commission’s … 0

Peterborough: Expect downtown delays

Monday, November 17, 2014

Editor’s note: An earlier version reported traffic delays would be from Thursday to Tuesday. This article reflects the latest update from the town. Drivers should expect traffic delays near the intersection of Main and Concord Streets from Thursday to Wednesday, as crews work toward rebuilding the Main Street … 0

Wilton: DWI charge following accident on Route 31

Monday, November 17, 2014

Alcohol and speed are being investigated as possible causes of an accident that happened Thursday evening on Route 31. At 10:03 p.m. on Thursday, Wilton police responded to a single-vehicle accident on Route 31 South in the area of Kingbrook Road. The operator of the vehicle, Adam J. … 0

Jaffrey: Grease fire breaks out in duplex apt.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story, erroneously quoted Jaffrey Fire Chief David Chamberlain as saying fire alarms are an expensive investment, rather than an inexpensive one. Smoke detectors saved the life of a Jaffrey man who … 0

New Ipswich: Fire rips through unoccupied camp

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

While returning from a mutual aid call for a fire in Jaffrey on Sunday night, New Ipswich fire crews were called to respond to a fully involved fire at a camp on Lower Pratt Pond Road that resulted … 0

Rindge: FPU president departs in January

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Franklin Pierce University President James Birge has announced he will be departing from the university effective Jan. 9. Birge informed the university in August that this school year would be his last. Originally, Birge had announced his intent to step down from his position effective at the end … 0

Jaffrey: Town offices project pitched

Monday, November 10, 2014

After more than a year of study, the town is ready to come forward with recommendations for the siting of a new town offices building — or, as a recently released town report suggests, a combined new town … 0