News

Peterborough: Union St. bridge work set to begin

Thursday, December 18, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Peterborough will have a new Union Street Bridge by next year, the director of public works told the Select Board on Tuesday. Rodney Bartlett said construction on the bridge, which is on Union Street over the Nubanisit Brook in West Peterborough, will be completed by the end of fall 2015. Bartlett said the bridge itself will be rebuilt, … 0

Hancock/Lyndeborough: Abandoned animal finds new home

Thursday, December 18, 2014

A group of volunteers recently banded together to round up an abandoned guanaco — a close llama relation — that was left on an Elmwood … 0

Hancock: Down line fixed after call to PUC

Thursday, December 18, 2014

HANCOCK — A downed FairPoint utility line led to the closure of Cavender Road for about 48 hours on Monday and Tuesday. And it took … 0

New Ipswich: Icy weather leads to two crashes

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Icy weather conditions contributed to two accidents that sent their drivers to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries on Tuesday. At about 2:30 p.m., a 1998 Ford Explorer driven by Bruce Card, 54, of Temple, hit a patch of icy road, causing Card to lose control of his … 0

Antrim police log: December 11, 2014

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

ANTRIM Monday, Dec. 1: Animal complaint: At 7:10 a.m., Patrol Officer John Giffin received complaints from a Concord Street resident of a dog on the loose. The dog was eventually transported to the Hillsborough Police Department later in the day. Tuesday, Dec. 2: Suspicious vehicle: At 9:25 a.m., … 0

New Ipswich police log: Dec. 11, 2014

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

New Ipswich Sunday, Nov. 23 Arrest: At 10:15 a.m., police arrested Kevin Harvey, 53, of New Ipswich and charged him with driving without giving proof. He was released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail and issued a court date of Jan. 6 at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. Burglary: … 0

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Jaffrey Thursday, Dec. 4 Arrest/warrant: At 4:35 p.m., Eric Edwards, 25, of Jaffrey turned himself in on a warrant out of Goffstown Police Department for receiving stolen property. Goffstown police were contacted and Edwards was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with a Jan. 8 court date. Friday, Dec. … 0

Rindge: NH now on official route

Monday, December 8, 2014

RINDGE — An 8-year-old Rindge resident is asking that the proposed Kinder Morgan natural gas pipeline not disturb her beloved Converse Meadows, a 240-acre conservation easement the town purchased in 2004, in order to preserve it from development. … 0

Lyndeborough: State Trooper is arrested for DWI

Monday, December 8, 2014

A former Lyndeborough State Trooper’s arrest information was omitted from police logs, after he was taken into custody following a motor incident in which he was allegedly driving while intoxicated. David Myer, 28, of Lyndeborough was not included in Bedford Police Department police logs, after police responded to … 0

Court log: Dec. 9, 2014

Monday, December 8, 2014

Dublin Jacob Brown, 24, Plaistow, criminal mischief, $200, suspended for 24 months, 30-day commitment to the House of Correction suspended for 24 months on condition of payment of $300 restitution. Greenfield Toby Theodore, 25, Greenfield, negligent driving, $310, license suspended for 30 days. Hancock David Koziell, 38, Antrim, … 0

Rindge: Planning Board proposes internally lit signage

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

RINDGE — The Planning Board voted to put seven proposed amendments to the Zoning Ordinance on the upcoming ballot in March, including one that would allow internally lit signs in town. With input from the town’s Sign Committee … 0

Mason: Forum on broadband expansion set for Tuesday

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

A state agency will be working with town officials and residents to achieve the goal of extending broadband coverage across the entire town of Mason, beginning with a forum Tuesday to discuss possible solutions. The forum in the Town Hall will cover some initial steps to improving the … 0

Mason: Tax rate drops more than $1

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

The tax rate for Mason is down this year, shrinking by $1.09; it’s set at $23.81 per $1,000 of assessed value. While rates are down across all four portions of the tax rate, the town’s rate is primarily the source of the decrease. A resident whose home is … 0