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Hassan talks about plan to address drug issue

Monday, May 4, 2015

It’s an epidemic. That’s how Governor Maggie Hassan views the growing use of opioids. “Everywhere I go in the Granite State, people talk to me about the epidemic of substance abuse,” said Hassan in an interview with the Ledger-Transcript last week. In 2013, the state saw 193 overdose deaths. In 2014, that number had jumped to 321. And while the … 0

Rindge: Czekalski attorney defends himself

Monday, May 4, 2015

A defense lawyer is contesting claims that he did not adequately defend his client, Jason Czekalski, who was convicted of felonious sexual assault in January … 0

Wilton/Lyndeborough/Temple: Ambulance service work gets a reward

Monday, May 4, 2015

Good work is its own reward. But occasionally, it comes with a bonus. When the Wilton Ambulance crew transports a person to the hospital, that’s … 0

Rindge: Guilty plea in FPU rape

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

A Massachusetts man who pleaded guilty to rape in connection with April 2014 incident at Franklin Pierce University was sentenced Tuesday to a year in the House of Corrections, according to court documents. John Tenney, 22, of Lunenburg, Massachusetts, pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree sexual assault, … 0

Dublin: Post office painting bid approved

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

DUBLIN — The post office is one step closer to receiving much-needed aesthetic repairs, as the Select Board approved an $11,000 bid to repaint the building and to repair the sills. Stebbins Spectacular Painting LLC of Marlborough will … 0

Antrim: Wilson sentence date June 5

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

A sex offender convicted last September for breaching his registry requirements by illegally caring for and mentoring a teenage boy will be sentenced June 5 in the Merrimack Superior Court. Max Wilson, 70, of Antrim, was found guilty of four felony counts of breaching his registry requirements by … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Step’ raises off the table

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

JAFFREY — A new employee review policy creates performance-based raises and bonuses for all non-union town workers. The policy shifts from the “step” program, in which employees are given raises based on how long they have worked for the town. “We hear a lot that people want government … 0

Hancock: Officials criticize state aid cuts

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

HANCOCK — After the N.H. House proposed decreasing aid to municipalities in the 2016-2017 biennium budget, the Select Board invited Sen. Andy Sanborn (R-Bedford) and Rep. Frank Edelblut (R-Wilton) to meet with them Monday. The board simply asked … 0

Dublin: Capsized canoeists rescued from lake

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

DUBLIN — Two men were transported to the hospital Tuesday afternoon after their canoe flipped over on Dublin Lake. Dublin’s police and fire departments, as well as two Peterborough ambulances, responded to the lake around 4:15 p.m. for … 0

Dublin: DWI charges in car crash

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

A Dublin man was charged with drunk driving after he was allegedly involved in an accident in Winchester in the early hours of Tuesday morning. At 12:45 a.m., Winchester police responded to Forest Lake Road for report of a single-vehicle crash, according to a press release issued by … 0

Peterborough: ML

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Peterborough firefighters rush into a Depot Square business Tuesday afternoon, after a caller reported smelling a fire. The call turned out to be a false alarm. … 0

Francestown police log: April 28, 2015

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

FRANCESTOWN Tuesday, April 21 Citizen assist: At 9:52 a.m., an officer responded to a Garrish Road residence to verify a Vehicle Identification Number. Animal complaint: At 12:24 p.m., an officer responded to Route 136 near the Greenfield town line after reports of a dog loose in the roadway. … 0

Antrim police log: April 28, 2015

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

ANTRIM Tuesday, April 21 Salamander Samaritan: At 12:45 a.m., police received reports of an alleged suspicious male subject walking near the intersection of Keene Road and Salmon Road. Upon arrival, police made contact with the man, who said he was collecting salamanders from the roadway and bringing them … 0