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‘It could be the primary route’

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Groups of residents in Mason and Rindge are beginning to band together in opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that could be routed through their communities, as well as New Ipswich and Greenville. The Rindge Select Board has come out firmly in opposition to the project, while other boards are reserving judgment until expected meetings with the developer of … 0

Learning about going green

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The Harris Center in Hancock was remodeled 11 years ago to the highest green and energy-efficient standards. So you think that even close scrutiny of … 0

Bobcat’s Tail: Eight points about antlers

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

There are few defining features in nature more iconic than the majestic antler racks of deer and moose. But there’s a lot people don’t know … 0

Antrim Police Log for Nov. 20, 2014

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

ANTRIM Monday, Nov. 17: Arrest: At 12:24 p.m., Officer Brian Lord noticed a vehicle with an expired inspection sticker while on patrol. He followed the vehicle into the T-Bird Mini-Mart parking lot at 1 Concord St., conducted a search of the vehicle with the consent of the vehicle’s … 0

Rindge: Olson barred from securities trade

Monday, November 17, 2014

A Rindge man who has pleaded guilty to tax fraud charges in relation to a multi-million dollar investment scheme has been barred from ever obtaining a license to trade anywhere in the U.S., according to an order issued by U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday. The Commission’s … 0

Peterborough: Expect downtown delays

Monday, November 17, 2014

Editor’s note: An earlier version reported traffic delays would be from Thursday to Tuesday. This article reflects the latest update from the town. Drivers should expect traffic delays near the intersection of Main and Concord Streets from Thursday to Wednesday, as crews work toward rebuilding the Main Street … 0

Wilton: DWI charge following accident on Route 31

Monday, November 17, 2014

Alcohol and speed are being investigated as possible causes of an accident that happened Thursday evening on Route 31. At 10:03 p.m. on Thursday, Wilton police responded to a single-vehicle accident on Route 31 South in the area of Kingbrook Road. The operator of the vehicle, Adam J. … 0

Jaffrey: Grease fire breaks out in duplex apt.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story, erroneously quoted Jaffrey Fire Chief David Chamberlain as saying fire alarms are an expensive investment, rather than an inexpensive one. Smoke detectors saved the life of a Jaffrey man who … 0

New Ipswich: Fire rips through unoccupied camp

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

While returning from a mutual aid call for a fire in Jaffrey on Sunday night, New Ipswich fire crews were called to respond to a fully involved fire at a camp on Lower Pratt Pond Road that resulted … 0

Rindge: FPU president departs in January

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Franklin Pierce University President James Birge has announced he will be departing from the university effective Jan. 9. Birge informed the university in August that this school year would be his last. Originally, Birge had announced his intent to step down from his position effective at the end … 0

Jaffrey: Town offices project pitched

Monday, November 10, 2014

After more than a year of study, the town is ready to come forward with recommendations for the siting of a new town offices building — or, as a recently released town report suggests, a combined new town … 0

Sharon: It’s a dry town no longer

Monday, November 10, 2014

Sharon was one of only three towns in New Hampshire where beer and wine could not legally be sold or purchased. You couldn’t order your favorite wine from a vineyard in Napa Valley to your home. Nor could you receive the beer-of-the-month if you belonged to a club. … 0

New Ipswich: Tax rate up 23.8 percent

Monday, November 10, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — The local tax rate has taken quite the jump, rising $5.34 since last year, with increases in the local school and town taxes causing the majority of the increase, though tax portions across the board are up for New Ipswich. The largest increase is due … 0