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Peterborough: Lending an ear

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Hope Pettegrew of Hancock has never missed a Peterborough Players’ show. Even when her hearing started to fail in the 1990s, she soldiered on, still attending even when she was getting most of the dialogue from her husband sitting next to her, instead of hearing it firsthand. She made do for some time with one of the aids that the … 0

Peterborough: Recycled cassette is link to a family’s past

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Caitlin Selby and her 9-year-old daughter Lucy recently stumbled on a treasure while sifting through used cassette tapes at the Mini Mall, or swap shop … 0

Antrim: Four new faces at middle school

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

ANTRIM — Four new employees have joined the Great Brook Middle School staff this year. In the office, there will be two new faces — … 0

Rindge: Store fined for sales of synthetics

Monday, August 25, 2014

A Rindge store has been charged a $2,500 fine by the state’s Liquor Commission, after two violations related to the sale of packets of synthetic chemicals containing banned substances, according to Liquor Commission officials. In an interview Friday, … 0

Jaffrey: Motorcyclist airlifted after sliding off bike, hitting tree

Monday, August 25, 2014

A Greenville resident slid off his motorcycle on Squantum Road Sunday night, slamming into a tree. He was airlifted to a Massachusetts hospital. A woman motorcyclist traveling with him was arrested, and is being charged with a DWI, simple assault and possession of a controlled substance, after she … 0

Jaffrey: Jail time for fraud

Monday, August 25, 2014

Jaffrey resident Charles H. Howard III will spend three and a half years in jail after pleading guilty last week to a felony count of conspiracy to commit investment adviser fraud and a felony count of securities manipulation. His wife, Carolyn Howard, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge … 0

WIlton: Man charged with sexual assault

Monday, August 25, 2014

A Wilton man has been charged with sexual assault and violation of privacy, after allegedly assaulting and photographing a woman at a party in Keene earlier this month, according to Keene police. On Aug. 2, Keene police launched … 0

Keene: Antioch alums beat back beech to help restore woods

Friday, August 22, 2014

The American beech is a stalwart of the New England forest and a favorite of wildlife who thrive on its mast crop, beechnuts. But today the beech, threatened by disease, often ends up as a scrubby and aggressive competitor and pushes out other tree species. An intern for … 0

Peterborough/Sharon: Recyclers save 17k for town in July

Friday, August 22, 2014

Through the efforts of Peterborough and Sharon recyclers for the month of July, a total of 87.26 tons of recyclables were deposited. Newspaper: 5.12 tons Cardboard: 9.6 tons Mixed paper: 17.16 tons Plastics: 2.31 tons Aluminum cans: .58 tons Steel cans: 1.32 tons Food waste: 1.18 tons Glass: … 0

Temple-Greenville police logs: Aug. 21, 2014

Monday, August 25, 2014

Temple-Greenville Thursday, Aug. 7 Motor vehicle accident: While driving on Route 31, Mark Mahoney, 51, of New Ipswich was involved in a two-car accident with Anthony Gleason, 54, of Ashby, Mass., in the parking lot of a business. No injuries were reported and the damage to the vehicles … 0

Rindge police log: Aug. 21, 2014

Monday, August 25, 2014

Rindge Wednesday, Aug. 6 Theft: At 1 p.m., police responded to Walmart for a report of a theft. A customer had left his backpack near his bicycle, and when he returned, his backpack was missing. Investigation is ongoing. Friday, Aug. 8 Suspicious call: At 9:10 a.m., a Rindge … 0

Wilton: Audit to target Town Hall’s energy usage

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

WILTON — The town will be looking at ways to improve energy efficiency at the Town Hall, the Select Board decided Monday night. They will start with an energy audit, which could lead to a warrant request for … 0

Wilton: Selectmen thank Hutchinson for a decade of service

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

WILTON — John Hutchinson of Wilton accepted a plaque, thanking him for 10 years of service to the town as trustee of the Trust Funds, during a Select Board meeting Monday night in the Town Hall court room. … 0