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Rev. Robert Marrone displays his watercolor of the Union Congregational Church, where he is the new settled pastor.

Peterborough: Marrone brings an artistic touch to UCC community

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Many Americans no longer view church as the heart of a community, says the Rev. Robert Marrone of the United Congregational Church. And that’s something he’s hoping to change. “[But] I actually believe the church is as important or more important because of what it offers in a world that’s fractured, in a world that’s divided,” says Marrone. …

JAffrey/Rindge: Center needs new pickup

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

With summer winding down and winter on its way, Toah Nipi Retreat and Training Center in Rindge is asking for the community to come together …

UPDATE: MCH accepting patients again after four-day outage

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

UPDATE: Friday, 1 p.m. After a four-day systems outage, Monadnock Community Hospital began performing surgeries today (Friday), according to hospital officials. The operating room was …

Antrim / Bennington / Jaffrey: Indictment in threatening case

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

An Antrim man has been indicted on criminal threatening charges after he allegedly pointed a BB gun at two police officers in March. Andrew Hart, 21, of Antrim is accused of pointing the BB gun, which appeared to be a real firearm, at Officer Robert McAllister and Sergeant …

JAffrey: Fire Department welcomes two new members

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Chastity Dupuis and Clayton Lampinen are the two newest additions to the Jaffrey Fire Department, after recently completing the Firefighter I course through the N.H. Division of Fire Standard and Training. “It is a great accomplishment,” said Fire Chief David Chamberlain, in an interview Monday. “Hopefully they will …

Police Logs: Francestown - Sept. 1, 2015

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Francestown Monday, Aug. 24 Theft: At 5:26 p.m., a Russell Station Road resident reported that a gas container had been stolen from the front of his property. An investigation is ongoing. Well-being check: At 6:21 p.m., police conducted a well-being check after receiving a call from the Division …

Police Logs: Jaffrey - Sept. 3, 2015

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Jaffrey Wednesday, Aug. 26 Possession of controlled/narcotic drugs: At 7:52 p.m., police went to Prospect Street after getting a report of people smoking marijuana in a vehicle. Upon arrival, police saw Daniel J. Pento III, 19, of Jaffrey, get out of the passenger seat. Police said he admitted …

Police Logs: Antrim - Sept. 3, 2015

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Antrim Monday, Aug. 24 Arrest: At 2:43 p.m., police were advised by the Deering Police Department of a possibly intoxicated driver leaving the trailer park on Longwoods Road heading toward Route 202. Police waited at the corner of Concord Street and Old Concord Street and saw the vehicle …

Police Logs: Rindge - Sept. 3, 2015

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Rindge Saturday, Aug. 29 Breach of bail: At 4:57 p.m., Derek Reini, 23, of Rindge, turned himself in on a warrant for breach of bail conditions. He was released on $10,000 personal recognizance and was given a Sept. 2 court date at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. Unlawful …

Rindge: Card: FPU meeting goals

Monday, August 31, 2015

Franklin Pierce University is making strides in finances and student enrollment, but President Andrew Card says that more can be done to improve the school for its students. “We are meeting or exceeding many of the goals that …

New Ipswich: Healthy river, healthy towns

Monday, August 31, 2015

It’s just after 8 a.m., and raindrops patter on the surface of the Souhegan River — stronger than a misting, but not quite a full-fledged rain. Kleta Dudley of New Ipswich, carrying a vial and a bottle, makes …

Rindge: ZBA OKs three variances

Monday, August 31, 2015

Rindge’s Zoning Board of Adjustment approved variances for three projects at its Tuesday meeting. A variance was approved for Henry and Sharon Bock to build a carport/shed at their property at 5 John Avenue. The Bocks were seeking a variance from Article IV, Section B2 of the Rindge …

Peterborough: Construction of parking lot set to begin next summer

Monday, August 31, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Town officials expect to build the new parking lot off Grove Street near the GAR Hall next summer. Director of Public Works Rodney Bartlett said at a recent Select Board meeting that he hopes the design for the parking lot will be completed by October, and …