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Rindge: UPDATE: Officials say suspicious powder likely medication

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Authorities are saying the brown powder sent in an enveloped to a Taggart Circle residence is most likely hypertension medication. Rindge police were called to the scene around 6 p.m. Monday, after a homeowner found an envelope sent from Canada, containing a blank piece of paper and brown powder. The Keene hazmat team was called to the scene to ensure … 0

Jaffrey: Utility scam targets business

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Innkeeper Max Mitchell was shocked when he was told he had one hour to pay Eversource $1,600 in overdue electric bills, to keep his electricity … 0

Peterborough: Resident: Dog waste cleanup still an issue

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Teixeira Park on Union Street is littered with so much dog waste that Francie Von Mertens wouldn’t bring children there, she told the … 0

Antrim: Monday is Memorial Day celebration

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Memorial Day will be celebrated on Monday beginning with formation at 8 a.m. at the American Legion hall. The formation will proceed to be at North Branch Cemetery at 8:15 a.m., and at Maplewood Cemetery at 8:45 a.m. Formation for the parade will take place at the town … 0

Rindge: Atlantic Drive approved as new town road

Monday, May 18, 2015

RINDGE — Contingent upon a $15,000 bond that would cover any damages to the road, the Select Board has approved Atlantic Drive as a new town road. The board, with a recommendation from the Roadway Committee, decided that … 0

Rindge: Scout is honored

Monday, May 18, 2015

Rindge resident Ben Germano, Life Scout, was recognized by Select Board Chair Robert Hamilton on Wednesday for completing the perambulation of Rindge, a state-mandated project that ensures the town’s borders have not been encroached by neighboring towns. Germano … 0

Peterborough: Fire Department gets fourth ambulance

Monday, May 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Fire and Police Departments will be sporting new sets of wheels this year. Voters approved the lease-purchases of an ambulance, fire truck and police cruiser at the Open Session on Wednesday. The ambulance will cost the town $160,000. The three-year lease-purchase will be paid for through … 0

Dublin: Vehicle engulfed in flames following crash

Monday, May 18, 2015

A three-vehicle accident in which one of the vehicles caught fire sent two drivers to the hospital with minor injuries last week. Police responded Wednesday at about 8 p.m. to the intersection of Main Street and Old Peterborough Road, where a 2006 Subaru Forester was completely engulfed in … 0

Jaffrey: Ducks, geese killed in barn fire

Monday, May 18, 2015

Between 100 and 200 ducks, chicken and geese were killed in a barn fire at a Fitzwilliam Road residence Saturday, according to the Jaffrey Fire Department. Firefighters were called to the two-alarm fire at 40 Fitzwilliam Rd. at … 0

Mason: 2 nabbed on warrants

Monday, May 18, 2015

Police arrested two former Meetinghouse Hill Road residents on warrants May 7, including a woman who police say has been avoiding arrest since at least September of last year. Mason police had active warrants for the arrests of … 0

Mason: Police searching for suspect

Monday, May 18, 2015

Police are seeking a Mason man wanted on criminal mischief charges, after a domestic disturbance on Brookline Road, according to Police Chief Kevin Maxwell. The Mason Police Department investigated a domestic disturbance on May 1, when a woman … 0

Jaffrey police log; May 7, 2015

Monday, May 18, 2015

Jaffrey Tuesday, April 28 Summons: At 1:05 p.m., police responded to a report of an unresponsive person in a Peterborough Street business parking lot. Bryan Michael Cullinane, 21, of Rindge was driving and passed out due to a heroin overdose. Narcan was administered by the fire chief who … 0

Francestown police log: May 14, 2015

Monday, May 18, 2015

Francestown Monday, May 4 Road obstruction: At 10:56 a.m., police took a report of a tree blocking the roadway on Route 136 near the Greenfield town line. The tree was removed from the roadway. Friday, May 8 Dog complaint: At 11:05 a.m., police received a report of two … 0