Rindge: Man faces 40-80 years in prison

Monday, April 14, 2014

KEENE — A Rindge man has been sentenced to 40 to 80 years in prison on one count of felonious sexual assault and three counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault, after assaulting a young girl under the age of 13 for a period of two years in the 1990s, according to court documents on file at the Cheshire County Superior … 0

New Ipswich: Board OK’s carnival for June

Monday, April 14, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — East Coast Midways is coming to town in early June, in support of the town’s American Youth Soccer Organization. Mindy Buxton of … 0

Greenville: A year later, culvert work moves ahead

Monday, April 14, 2014

GREENVILLE — The town is moving forward with repairs to a concrete culvert on Livingston Road, after the project was delayed for more than a … 0

Greenville: Wastewater plant under review

Monday, April 14, 2014

GREENVILLE — In order to avoid millions of dollars in facility upgrades, the town of Greenville has been struggling to meet chemical standards in its wastewater effluent. It’s a task that may become significantly more difficult with the … 0

Peterborough: Wind spreads brush fire

Monday, April 14, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Strong winds whipped up a permitted brush fire on Carley Road Saturday afternoon, requiring firefighters to spend a couple of hours extinguishing a blaze that covered about three-quarters of an acre. “It was an accident,” Peterborough Fire Chief Joe Lenox said on Monday. “We got a … 0

Peterborough: 2 seriously injured in NHBB blast released from hospital

Monday, April 14, 2014

Two New Hampshire Ball Bearings workers who were seriously injured in a Feb. 10 explosion at the Peterborough plant have been released from Massachusetts hospitals and are recovering at their homes. N.H. Ball Bearings spokesperson Hans Baker declined to provide the names of the two workers or information … 0

Francestown police log: April 15, 2014

Monday, April 14, 2014

Francestown Wednesday, April 2 Animal complaint: At 4 p.m., police responded to Todd Road for an animal complaint. The animal was gone on arrival and the incident was passed to the animal control officer Thursday, April 3 Juvenile complaint: At 12:30 p.m., police took a juvenile complaint that … 0

Francestown: Scoby Pond Bridge, Town Hall restoration underway

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

FRANCESTOWN — The Scoby Pond Bridge and the Town Hall projects got underway last week, following decisions made at the Select Board meeting on March 31. Heritage Commission member Maureen VonRosenvinge spoke with the board on March 31 … 0

greenfield: Forest Road excavation coming soon

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

GREENFIELD — The Highway Department will again be excavating land on Forest Road next to Greenvale Cemetery for collection of sand and gravel for the town, beginning on Monday. The 23-acre excavation site has been controversial since 2013, … 0

Peterborough: No questions on town budget

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A call to support a Constitutional amendment to regulate political spending was the only article to draw discussion at Peterborough’s Deliberative Session on Tuesday. Sixty-six residents took voting cards at the session, 30 more than showed … 0

Jaffrey: Park Theatre reaches out to towns

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

TEMPLE — As the Jaffrey Park Theatre closes in on the last portion of funding needed to rebuild the theater, members of the Board of Trustees have been approaching local town Select Boards about the advantages the building … 0

Wilton: Heroin, crack seized in bust

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

WILTON — After a multi-department investigation into the sale of heroin in the area, Wilton police have arrested two of their residents on felony charges of possession and intent to distribute. More than 10 grams of heroin was … 0

Peterborough: Town introduces new fire chief

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A 23-year veteran of the Weston, Mass., Fire Department was introduced Tuesday as the new head of the town’s Fire and Rescue Department. Edmund “Ed” Walker, 49, who joined his hometown fire department in Weston as … 0