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Peterborough: Medical pot plant size slows process

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — Registration for the company certified to grow medical marijuana here has been delayed as the firm prepares its facility, which is more than twice the size of any other in the state, said its CEO. “Our facility is the largest by far in the state,” said John Glowik of Prime Alternative Treatment Centers of New Hampshire. “In the …

Mason: New police officers are a match

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

MASON — “We’re the two oldest rookies you’ll ever meet,” declares Patrol Officer Mark Hager of Mason. Hager, along with his shift partner Rich Fortin, …

Greenville / Temple: On-call positions suggested to cover police gap

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

TEMPLE — How much police coverage do the towns of Temple and Greenville need? The current budget funds four full-time and four part-time officers, with …

Peterborough: Town reviews apps, IT budget

Monday, February 1, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — If a utility operator needs to pinpoint a water main break or a firefighter needs to track down the nearest hydrant, the information they need is as close as a smartphone. Mobile apps developed for the …

Jaffrey: Monitoring to continue at Elite Laundry site

Monday, February 1, 2016

The town is one step closer to eliminating groundwater contamination near the Elite Laundry site. The Select Board Monday approved the creation of a groundwater management zone, an area where the town will continue to monitor groundwater contamination. …

PARENT WISE: Prevention starts at home

Thursday, January 28, 2016

I am all for drug and alcohol prevention being taught in our schools and taught early. The article in the Ledger-Transcript on Jan. 11 forces us to take a cold, hard look at the problem we are facing-and, …

Francestown: Town to raise money for hall

Monday, February 1, 2016

FRANCESTOWN — The start date to restore the 169-year-old Town Hall has been put on pause while elected officials create a 501(c)(3) to fundraise more for it. “The project will get done. It will just take time,” said Lisa Bourbeau, a member of the Heritage Commission. Francestown hoped …

FRANCESTOWN: Budget is up 4 percent over 2015

Monday, February 1, 2016

FRANCESTOWN — The proposed operating budget is slated to be up about 4 percent, which has members of the Budget Advisory Committee worried. Two committee members voiced their concerns about the increase at the Select Board’s meeting Jan. 25 because, they said, the town will have more capital …

Keene: ‘Raising NH’ film screens

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

“Raising New Hampshire: The Early Years” will be shown on Feb. 17 at 6 p.m. at the Keene Middle School Auditorium, 167 Maple Avenue. The film, a co-production of N.H. Public Television and the Endowment for Health, examines the importance of health, early learning, and family support. Inspired …

Police Logs: Jaffrey - Jan. 28, 2016

Monday, February 1, 2016

Jaffrey Thursday, Jan. 21 Theft: At 10:30 a.m., police arrested Sarah M. Theriault, 29, of Jaffrey, on two warrants, charging her with receiving stolen property and theft. Theriault initially refused bail and was later held on $1,000 cash bail after she was brought in front of a judge. …

Police log: Mason — Jan. 28, 2016

Monday, February 1, 2016

Mason Sunday, Jan. 17 Assault: At 6:22 p.m., police took a report of an assault. Police determined the alleged incident had occurred in New Ipswich, and referred the resident to the New Ipswich Police Department. Monday, Jan. 18 Welfare check: At 10:22 a.m., police checked the welfare of …

Police logs: Antrim — Jan. 28, 2016

Monday, February 1, 2016

Antrim Monday, Jan. 18 Bench warrant: At 12:15 p.m., police arrested Richard J. Brumaghim, 39, of Bennington, on two active electronic bench warrants out of the 6th Circuit Court, Hillsborough. Brumaghim was released on $500 personal recognizance on each of the warrants and given a court date of …

Police log: Wilton — Feb. 2, 2016

Monday, February 1, 2016

Wilton Thursday, Jan. 14 Arrest: At 1:14 a.m., police arrested Timothy Fafard, 19, of New Ipswich, on charges of driving after revocation or suspension. Fafard was released on $1,500 personal recognizance and issued a court date of March 8 at the 9th Circuit Court, Milford. Accident: At 2:22 …