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Peterborough: Bridge work could take time

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Both lanes of the Main Street Bridge may have to be closed from March to November of 2016 while it is rebuilt, Rodney Bartlett told the Select Board on Tuesday, if the town wants to preserve the historic integrity of the 1940 structure. Upon hearing this from Peterborough’s director of public works, the Select Board didn’t hold back … 0

Temple: Work stalled on Converse bridge

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

TEMPLE — Work on the Converse Road bridge is stalled while the town waits for the final piece of the puzzle — the precast top … 0

Rindge: Teens vandalize Town Common

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A throng of mostly teenagers covered the center of Rindge in toilet paper, paintball paint, and graffiti Friday evening. They also tore down church and … 0

Peterborough: Board shelves meditation center expansion vote

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The Planning Board indicated at their meeting Monday they will likely approve the Temple Mountain Buddhist Meditation Center’s request to expand to accommodate up to 75 people for events. The board, however, shelved their decision until they receive … 0

Peterborough: Bridge repairs on NH Route 136 mean narrowed lanes

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation has announced bridge repairs are scheduled to begin on Friday on the NH Route 136 bridge over a brook in Peterborough. This bridge curb replacement work is expected to take six weeks to complete. Two lanes of traffic (10’6” each) will be … 0

LYNDEBOROUGH: Grant for shoreline work mulled

Monday, October 13, 2014

During its upcoming meeting, the Select Board will be discussing the possibility of applying for a grant to improve some of the shoreline areas surrounding Putnam Pond. According to Town Administrator Russ Boland, the board has previously discussed applying for a federal grant from the Land, Water and … 0

Greenfield: Car crash sends driver to hospital

Monday, October 13, 2014

A motor vehicle crash in the early hours of Saturday morning sent the driver to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to emergency personnel. Police and fire were called to Slip Road shortly after midnight on Saturday morning for a report of a vehicle that had left … 0

Jaffrey: Woman’s Club offers adult scholarship

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Applications are now available at the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce and Jaffrey Public Library for the annual Jaffrey Woman’s Club Adult Continuing Education scholarship. This $1,000 award is given to a Jaffrey woman to further her education after a hiatus from school. She may be changing her degree, … 0

Monday, October 13, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, Sept. 26 Welfare check: At 7:53 p.m., police were asked to check the welfare of a house-sitter on Malthouse Road, after the owners were unable to contact her. Police made contact with the house-sitter and it was found that there was an issue in the … 0

Mason police log: Oct. 14, 2014

Monday, October 13, 2014

Mason Monday, Oct. 29 Motor vehicle accident: At 3:42 p.m., while driving a green Ford Fusion on Route 124, Shayila Lajoie of Mass., collided with a Honda Fit, driven by Barry Donahue of Ashby Mass., and then collided with a black Subaru sedan, driven by Pamela Alleyne of … 0

Court log: Oct. 14, 2014

Monday, October 13, 2014

Greenfield police Charles Parkhurst, 51, Nashua, acts prohibited, destruction of evidence. Defendant failed to appear. Electronic bench warrant issued. Bail set by court at $1,000 cash. Recommended defendant’s license to drive be suspended. Jaffrey police Raymond Gryseels, 20, Jaffrey, simple assault, dismissed at the state’s request. Sheila Cyganiewicz, … 0

Peterborough: Parking, plowing issue on River St.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A can of worms was opened up recently after Brenda Berry requested that the town permit her to park on the one-way River Street, off Main and Elm streets, because she lacks private parking for her … 0

TEMPLE: Community responds to hit-and-run

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Rick Davis of Temple was walking on Moran Road in Temple on Sept. 28 when he was injured in a hit-and-run car accident, resulting in a broken hip and a long recovery stretching out before him. Now, he’s reaching out to the community around him to help with … 0