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Lyndeborough: Former officers to be paid 82K

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The town of Lyndeborough has reached an out-of-court cash settlement with former police officers Paul Roy and Thomas Burke, agreeing to pay them each $82,500 in back pay, lawyer fees and for emotional damages. According to the settlement agreement, which is on file at the town offices, the town agreed to pay Roy and Burke each $82,500 — $27,500 for … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: Driver in fatal crash arraigned

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

JAFFREY — David Hoffman, the driver of a vehicle that allegedly caused a fatal accident in Rindge on Nov. 6, was arraigned on a charge … 0

Jaffrey: Pondering town office options

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

JAFFREY — The Select Board sought feedback on two proposed plans to replace the town offices during a public hearing Monday night. While the board … 0

Sharon: It’s a dry town no longer

Monday, November 10, 2014

Sharon was one of only three towns in New Hampshire where beer and wine could not legally be sold or purchased. You couldn’t order your favorite wine from a vineyard in Napa Valley to your home. Nor could you receive the beer-of-the-month if you belonged to a club. … 0

New Ipswich: Tax rate up 23.8 percent

Monday, November 10, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — The local tax rate has taken quite the jump, rising $5.34 since last year, with increases in the local school and town taxes causing the majority of the increase, though tax portions across the board are up for New Ipswich. The largest increase is due … 0

Peterborough: Tax rate up, school portion down

Monday, November 10, 2014

Peterborough’s total tax rate increased 76 cents from last year to this year, even though the local school tax rate decreased by 12 cents. Town administrators say the rise in the town tax rate is to compensate for infrastructure improvements and their capital plan, which the town suspended … 0

Peterborough: Master Plan survey now available

Friday, November 7, 2014

As a follow-up to a community visioning forum conducted this past spring, Peterborough’s Master Plan Steering Committee is now seeking survey feedback from all residents and stakeholders in the community. This survey has been designed to help provide a range of important community input into the future of … 0

Monday, November 10, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, Oct. 17 Assist: At 10:30 a.m., police assisted Souhegan Valley Ambulance with a 70-year-old man on Mason Road who was conscious, breathing and alert, complaining of a arm and head injury sustained from a previous fall. Fireworks complaint: At 6:21 p.m., police responded to an … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: Students of the Month

Monday, November 10, 2014

Students of the Month Florence Rideout Elementary School and Lyndeborough Central School Principal Tim O’Connell gives out certificates and gifts to October’s Florence Rideout Student of the Month, Zachary Taylor, and Lyndeborough Central School Student of the Month … 0

Election: Gilmour one of few upsets in state races

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

The dust has settled in the 2014 General Election state races, and the results are in. Republicans were the sound winners of the State Senate seats, with three local districts leaning red. Things were a little more balanced … 0

Rindge: $5K in renovations underway at PD

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

RINDGE — Changes are underway at the Rindge Police Department, after the release of a report from an outside contractor, which recommended several updates to the department’s facilities, as well as its day-to-day operations. During the timeframe between the retirement of former police chief Frank Morrill and the … 0

Peterborough: Accident closes section of Middle Hancock Road

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Update: A section of Middle Hancock Road closed following an accident today (Tuesday) was still closed at about 3:30 p.m., Capt. Ernest Belletete of the Peterborough Police Department said. He didn't expect the road to reopen until after 5 p.m.; he could not comment further on the details … 0

Peterborough: ZBA denies doctor on-street parking

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — The Zoning Board of Adjustment denied a request presented Monday for a physician to have his patients park on River Street, because parking spaces would further alter the character of the neighborhood. However, the board’s decision … 0