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Wilton: Bridge replacement may need more funding

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

WILTON — While the town will not be requesting any funds this year, the looming replacement of the King Brook Road Bridge may require one more addition to the capital reserve next year. Department of Public Works Director Steve Elliott told the Select Board on Monday that King Brook Bridge is slated to receive State Bridge Aid funds in 2017. … 0

Wilton: Select Board wants tax hit reduced

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

WILTON — As the Wilton Budget Committee poises to finalize the proposed budget on Saturday, the Select Board is calling for either deeper cuts or … 0

Francestown Police Log: Jan. 29, 2015

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

FRANCESTOWN Sunday, Jan. 10: Assist: At 1 p.m., an officer assisted New Ipswich police with a missing juvenile. Police located the juvenile in Francestown. Assist: … 0

Mason: Board supports anti-pipeline articles

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The Mason Select Board put forth two warrant articles this year addressing a proposed natural gas pipeline that would bisect the town. The first article asks the voters to authorize the Select Board to oppose the pipeline, which is currently proposed by Tennessee Gas Pipeline, a subsidiary of … 0

Hancock: Budget up from last year, but so is revenue

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

HANCOCK — The proposed Hancock town budget for 2015 will be about $1,985,000, an increase of approximately 4.1 percent over last year’s budget, according to Town Administrator Diane Kendall. But with revenues expected to increase by about 8.5 percent, the amount to be raised by taxation should be … 0

Antrim police log: Jan. 22, 2015

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Antrim Wednesday, Jan. 14 Accident: At 5:45 p.m., police responded to Concord Street for an accident involving a motor vehicle and a dog. A 2011 Ford Fusion was stopped in the breakdown lane. Police spoke with the driver who reported she and her passengers were not injured, but … 0

Rindge police log: Jan. 22, 2015

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Rindge Wednesday, Jan. 14 At 3:50 p.m., Following a motor vehicle stop for speed, Meghan O’Neil, 34, of Rindge, was arrested and charged with aggravated DWI and breach of bail. She was held at the House of Corrections in lieu of $2,500 cash bail. She was arraigned on … 0

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Lyndeborough Monday, Jan. 12 At 2:30 p.m., police responded to a disabled motor vehicle, belonging to Catherine Gregory, 22, of Lyndeborough on Center Road. The vehicle was towed from the scene. Sunday, Jan. 18 At 3:10 p.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Citizen’s Hall Road, … 0

TempLe: Planners drop manure amendment

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

A large turnout at a public hearing on zoning amendments in Temple, with nearly 100 residents protesting a new amendment that would require further setbacks for farm animals, had the Planning Board rethinking their stance on both amendment. The Planning Board originally proposed two zoning amendments for the … 0

Petition call for pipeline delay heard

Monday, January 19, 2015

Federal lawmakers have responded to a petition — signed by more than 1,900 New Hampshire residents asking for more time to review the natural gas pipeline plan — by reaching out to both the developer and the federal regulatory commission that will have the final say. Last week, … 1

Dublin: Abram decides not to run

Monday, January 19, 2015

Dublin will be seeking a new Select Board member, as Select Board Chair Sterling Abram has announced he won’t be running for re-election. Abram has been a member of the Select Board for nine years, three of which he has served as chair. He said he feels it’s … 0

Rindge: Budget proposal comes in lower than default

Monday, January 19, 2015

RINDGE — The proposed budget passed through the public hearing process with little fuss, as the board presented a decreased budget for the third year in a row, coming in with a proposal of $3,706,400. The proposed budget … 0

New Ipswich police log: Jan. 20, 2015

Monday, January 19, 2015

New Ipswich Saturday, Jan. 10 Accident/arrest: At 10:35 p.m., police responded to Greenville Road for a report of a single-vehicle accident. The driver, Holly Norstrom, 21, of New Ipswich had left the roadway while driving her Chevy Cavalier. Police arrested Norstrom and charged her with DWI. She was … 0