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Cheshire County Sheriff: Improving communications key

Monday, October 27, 2014

Eli Rivera, D-Keene Occupation: Incumbent Cheshire County Sheriff Time living in town: Keene since 1989 Previously elected offices: Keene School Board/Chair, Keene School Moderator Other qualifications: Sheriff, retired Keene Police Lieutenant, National Sheriff’s Institute graduate, Roger Williams Leadership Institute graduate, Babson College Leadership graduate, U.S. Coast Guard/Army Reserve veteran, Bachelor’s degree, Franklin Pierce College. Thirty-plus years public safety experience. What … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: Board mulls staff dress code

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

WILTON — The Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative School Board is considering a revision to its dress-code policy for its teachers. The first draft of the new dress … 0

Greenville: Tax rate down 9 percent

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The town’s tax rate is down by $2.62 this year, with the decrease attributed mostly to a dip in the town’s portion. The total tax … 0

Reimers’ Reason: ‘See you in court’

Monday, October 27, 2014

If anyone threatens you with the old cliché, “I’ll see you in court!,” you might respond, “Which court?” Even in New Hampshire there are many different courts, and not all of them involve a judge in a black robe. In a broad sense of the word, a “court” … 0

Bobcat’s Tail: Why would you take a child hunting?

Monday, October 27, 2014

Why on earth would you do it, a few folks have asked me. “Why on earth would you let a child carry a loaded firearm? Why would you encourage a child to shoot and kill wildlife? Why would … 0

Monday, October 27, 2014

Jaffrey Wednesday, Oct. 15 Arrest: At 6:19 a.m., police stopped a 2002 Buick LeSabre for speeding on Main Street and as a result learned there was an active warrant out of the Rindge Police Department on the driver. Willima Jablonski, 20, of Rindge was arrested on a warrant … 0

Peterborough: Bridge work could take time

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Both lanes of the Main Street Bridge may have to be closed from March to November of 2016 while it is rebuilt, Rodney Bartlett told the Select Board on Tuesday, if the town wants to preserve … 0

Temple: Work stalled on Converse bridge

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

TEMPLE — Work on the Converse Road bridge is stalled while the town waits for the final piece of the puzzle — the precast top to the bridge — to be constructed and set, a process that will take several weeks, according to Road Agent Tim Fiske. During … 0

Rindge: Teens vandalize Town Common

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A throng of mostly teenagers covered the center of Rindge in toilet paper, paintball paint, and graffiti Friday evening. They also tore down church and street signs, and vandalized a memorial to soldiers. “The townspeople have come to terms with kids toilet papering the Commons every year,” said … 0

Francestown police logs: Oct. 21, 2014

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Francestown Friday, Oct. 3 Fraud: At 11:30 a.m., police took a complaint from the N.H. Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services that a resident from Pleasant Pond Road may be the victim of a credit card fraud. The incident is under investigation by both agencies. Saturday, Oct. 4 … 0

Rindge: Street sign damages cruiser

Monday, October 20, 2014

RINDGE — The town’s 2013 Ford Taurus cruiser is out of commission, after an accident on Sept. 30 that damaged the driver’s side of the vehicle. Repairs are expected to be completed by next week, according to police. Police Chief Todd Muilenberg appeared before the Select Board on … 0

Peterborough: Police Taser man with knife

Monday, October 20, 2014

A Peterborough man was arrested early Sunday after police shocked him with a Taser and pulled the knife he was holding away from him. Dana Marmonstein, 42, of Peterborough was arrested in his home on Hunt Farm Road on Sunday around 3 a.m. and charged with attempting to … 0

Monday, October 20, 2014

Jaffrey Monday, Oct. 6 Arrest/warrant: At 6:23 p.m., a 17-year-old boy turned himself in a warrant for theft by unauthorized taking. He was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with a Nov. 6 court date at 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. Complaint: At 6:40 p.m., a Jaffrey man went to … 0