Kuster holds talks on pay equity

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

RINDGE — Last week, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (D-N.H. 2nd District) rolled out an economic agenda for women and families, detailing acts sponsored or supported by Kuster that would address issues of paycheck fairness, minimum wage, family leave time, job training and workforce development, and female health care. Since then, Kuster has been meeting with local colleges and business leaders to … 0

Peterborough: More housing lots on the table

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Two complicated and lengthy proposed zoning ordinances that will appear on the May 13 ballot captured the attention of about 20 residents at … 0

New Ipswich: Bridgework on the horizon

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Bridgework scheduled to start next year on the state-owned Highbridge Bridge will have implications for traffic in town, as the work is … 0

Peterborough Police Log: April 22, 2014

Monday, April 21, 2014

Peterborough Friday, April 11 Arrest: At 3:54 p.m., police arrested Steven Paradis, 28, of Jaffrey on a warrant charging him with theft. Paradis was released on $1,500 personal recognizance with a court date of June 9 in Jaffrey-Peterborough District Court. Untimely death: At 4:28 p.m., police went to … 0

Temple-Greenville police logs: April 22, 2014

Monday, April 21, 2014

Temple-Greenville Saturday, March 29 Arrest: Police arrested Peter Michlik, 52, of New Ipswich and charged him with theft of lost or mislaid property. He was released on $2,000 personal recognizance bail and issued a court date of June 12 at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. Sunday, March 31 … 0

Rindge: Man faces 40-80 years in prison

Monday, April 14, 2014

KEENE — A Rindge man has been sentenced to 40 to 80 years in prison on one count of felonious sexual assault and three counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault, after assaulting a young girl under the age … 0

New Ipswich: Board OK’s carnival for June

Monday, April 14, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — East Coast Midways is coming to town in early June, in support of the town’s American Youth Soccer Organization. Mindy Buxton of the AYSO met with the Select Board on Tuesday to discuss the possibility of hosting a carnival, with full-scale rides and games on … 0

Greenville: A year later, culvert work moves ahead

Monday, April 14, 2014

GREENVILLE — The town is moving forward with repairs to a concrete culvert on Livingston Road, after the project was delayed for more than a year. Two years ago, the town became aware of repairs that were needed on two crossroads culverts. The cost to address both, however, … 0

Greenville: Wastewater plant under review

Monday, April 14, 2014

GREENVILLE — In order to avoid millions of dollars in facility upgrades, the town of Greenville has been struggling to meet chemical standards in its wastewater effluent. It’s a task that may become significantly more difficult with the … 0

Peterborough: Wind spreads brush fire

Monday, April 14, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Strong winds whipped up a permitted brush fire on Carley Road Saturday afternoon, requiring firefighters to spend a couple of hours extinguishing a blaze that covered about three-quarters of an acre. “It was an accident,” Peterborough Fire Chief Joe Lenox said on Monday. “We got a … 0

Peterborough: 2 seriously injured in NHBB blast released from hospital

Monday, April 14, 2014

Two New Hampshire Ball Bearings workers who were seriously injured in a Feb. 10 explosion at the Peterborough plant have been released from Massachusetts hospitals and are recovering at their homes. N.H. Ball Bearings spokesperson Hans Baker declined to provide the names of the two workers or information … 0

Francestown police log: April 15, 2014

Monday, April 14, 2014

Francestown Wednesday, April 2 Animal complaint: At 4 p.m., police responded to Todd Road for an animal complaint. The animal was gone on arrival and the incident was passed to the animal control officer Thursday, April 3 Juvenile complaint: At 12:30 p.m., police took a juvenile complaint that … 0

Francestown: Scoby Pond Bridge, Town Hall restoration underway

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

FRANCESTOWN — The Scoby Pond Bridge and the Town Hall projects got underway last week, following decisions made at the Select Board meeting on March 31. Heritage Commission member Maureen VonRosenvinge spoke with the board on March 31 … 0