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Peterborough: Vision Forum report offers ideas for the town’s future

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

1. Improving means and access to transportation, with bike paths, maps and quality sidewalks to ensure access to community resources. 2. Creating a transparent, lasting, sustainable public/private organization to leverage current assets, effect policies, coordinate and promote outreach. 3. Promoting balanced growth while conserving the look and feel of Peterborough while encouraging economic vitality. Those are the top vote-getters among … 0

Peterborough: Community Center gets grant for kitchen

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Construction should get underway this summer on a kitchen at the Peterborough Community Center on Elm Street, after town officials announced this week … 0

Peterborough: Solar array project moves forward

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Voters were unanimous in their endorsement of solar energy on Tuesday, giving the Select Board the go-ahead to negotiate a 20-year lease with … 0

Rindge: Police chief interviews to start soon

Monday, July 14, 2014

RINDGE — The town of Rindge is closing in on a final candidate for its chief of police job, after former Chief Frank Morrill officially retired at the end of April. The town has been using Municipal Resources Inc., a company that provides professional, technical, and managerial support … 0

Temple: Assessments in, values drop

Monday, July 14, 2014

TEMPLE — Field assessments for the town’s revaluation have been completed, and Temple residents who disagree with their new assessment will have the chance to challenge it in early August. During their regular meeting Tuesday, Select Board members met with Mark Stetson of Avitar Associates of New England, … 0

Greenville: Town honors worker’s service

Monday, July 14, 2014

GREENVILLE — After more than 40 years of service to the town, the Select Board bade farewell to Chuck Langille, who has provided custodial services and maintenance for the Town Hall, Police Department and library, during a retirement … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District: District pays Barth $5,000

Monday, July 14, 2014

JAFFREY — As the Jaffrey-Rindge School District opens a search for a new high school/middle school principal, school district documents indicate that the district paid the previous principal, John Barth, $5,000 when he resigned in late June. According to a separation agreement between Barth and the school district, … 0

Peterborough: Union Street work set to begin by end of the week

Monday, July 14, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Drivers traveling to and from West Peterborough will be encouraged to use a detour around Union Street starting this week, as work gets underway to rebuild the sidewalks, improve drainage, install a center island to slow traffic near Adams Playground and repave the road. The section … 0

Peterborough Police Log: July 15, 2014

Monday, July 14, 2014

Peterborough Thursday, June 26 Accident report: At 11:03 a.m., a Francestown resident reported her car had been hit while parked at the Bond Wellness Center and received a scratch. Police opened an investigation. Friday, June 27 Arrest: At 8:56 a.m., Keene police arrested Amy Sibley, 41, of Keene … 0

Hancock Police Log: July 15, 2014

Monday, July 14, 2014

Hancock Thursday, June 26 Accident report: At 9:30 p.m., a driver reported that he had seen a car hit a deer on Route 202 near the intersection with Route 123. The car that hit the deer was driven away and police were not able to get a description. … 0

Wilton: Lack of communication in traffic dummy restoration work, some say

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

WILTON — The Wilton Main Street Association is at odds with the Department of Public Works over the repair and restoration of a historic traffic signal that sits at the head of Main Street. Association members have expressed … 0

Wilton: Police budget is expected to go up

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

WILTON — The Select Board is seeking places in the police department budget that might be reduced to accommodate anticipated promised pay raises in the coming year; it’s a task that may be impossible while maintaining the same … 0

Wilton: Transportation service is seeking town funding

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

WILTON — In March, the “blue bus” of Souhegan Valley Rides made its first forays into Wilton to assist those who are unable to drive, with transportation to medical appointments or shopping trips to any of the towns … 0