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New Ipswich / Peterborough: Locals indicted at Superior Court

Monday, July 28, 2014

Several locals were indicted this month by grand juries in Hillsborough County Superior Court on a variety of charges. Timothy Sullivan, 47, of Lyndeborough was indicted on two charges — first-degree assault, a Class A felony, and second-degree assault, a Class B felony. Sullivan allegedly assaulted a 41-year-old man at a home on Center Road on May 3, hitting the … 0

Rindge: 4 to be interviewed for police chief

Monday, July 28, 2014

RINDGE — Members of the Rindge Select Board expect to interview candidates to fill the empty chief of police position today. They will be choosing … 0

Reimers Reason: Hope floats at LakeFest

Friday, July 25, 2014

I must disclose that I have a personal interest in the subject matter of this month’s column. I am on the board of directors of … 0

New Ipswich: Fundraiser for town pool to be held at Nennie’s this Sunday

Monday, July 21, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — A fundraiser will be held this weekend to raise money to purchase a computer to be used at the New Ipswich Town Pool. Pool Director Elizabeth Pogorzelski is organizing a cookout at Nennie’s 5 Star Café in New Ipswich on Sunday from 3 to 7 … 0

Peterborough: Meditation Center gets OK to build temple

Monday, July 21, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — After a weekend visit to the site of a proposed Buddhist temple near the former Temple Mountain ski area, Zoning Board of Adjustment members on Wednesday approved a special exception and a variance request, allowing the Temple Mountain Buddhist Meditation Center to move forward with its … 0

Peterborough: Financing for Scott-Farrar expansion being finalized

Monday, July 21, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Construction on the new 73,000-square-foot Scott-Farrar Home on Elm Street could start in late September once a final round of financing is approved. On July 29, the Peterborough Select Board will be holding a public hearing on Scott-Farrar’s application for a $475,000 C0mmunity Development Block Grant … 0

Peterborough Police Log: July 17, 2014

Monday, July 21, 2014

Peterborough Wednesday, July 2 Assist: At 10:18 p.m., police notified the Fire Department about a small fire smoldering in a vehicle on the side of Route 202. There was very little damage and the vehicle was later towed by its owner. Thursday, July 3 Shots report: At 1:55 … 0

Peterborough: Motion filed in arson case

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Former Peterborough firefighter Gregory Potter, who is accused of setting a series of fires at five residential buildings in Durham in the early morning hours of Feb. 2, 2013, while people were inside the apartments, is scheduled to … 0

Greenville: Court rules in state’s favor

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

GREENVILLE — A dispute between a local company and the N.H. Waste Management Council has been settled at the State Supreme Court-level. Yesterday, the court issued an opinion ruling, stating that Pioneer Point Enterprises, a Greenville waste management facility, was properly permitted at the time it was constructed, … 0

Peterborough: Condo hearing continued

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Planning Board members on Monday accepted an application from developer Jack Belletete, who wants to build 29 condominium units in five buildings on the site of the former Lobacki egg farm off Route 202. But a … 0

Peterborough: Subcommittee formed for agricultural amendment

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — In May, voters approved a petition zoning amendment aimed at giving farmers more options for the use of their land. The amendment to the zoning ordinance, which passed by a vote of 470 to 376, called for a conditional use process by which the Planning Board … 0

Jaffrey: Car crash results in minor injuries

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

JAFFREY — Four people escaped a two-car crash at the entrance to the McDonald’s parking lot in Jaffrey on Tuesday with only minor injuries, according to Police Chief Bill Oswalt. Originally, police were told the accident had involved … 1

JAFFREY: Federal grant to help with trail work in woods, park

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

JAFFREY — With the acceptance of a federal grant by the Select Board on Monday, the Jaffrey Conservation Commission is poised to pair up with a national volunteer group to renovate existing trails for hikers in the town-owned … 0