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Dog Tales: Dogs are dogs and humans are humans

Thursday, July 30, 2015

I’m telling you, your dog is not sorry he pooped on your bed. Recently I was working with a client who has such a lovely adolescent dog I’m not sure why she called me. He lies around the entire time I’m there, gives me soft eyes and a wagging tail. He’s a real cutie — well, he was until she … 0

Peterborough: Acupuncture finds followers

Monday, August 3, 2015

Mitty Ticknor was tired of feeling achy and dragged down by her rheumatoid arthritis, and tired of the major side effects that she was experiencing … 0

Bennington: ‘Someone still has to pay’ when local funds are cut

Monday, August 3, 2015

BENNINGTON — The Select Board met with state Rep. Jon Manley Wednesday evening to talk about state-level budget cuts and their impact on smaller towns. … 0

Police Logs: Francestown - July 30, 2015

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Francestown Monday, July 20 Criminal mischief: At 6:14 p.m., police responded to Ferson Road for a criminal mischief complaint. An investigation is ongoing. Mutual aid: At 9:36 p.m., police responded to the corner of Russell Station Road and Route 31 in Greenfield for a mutual aid request to … 0

Lyndeborough police logs: July 30, 2015

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Lyndeborough Monday, July 20 Property check: At 7:30 p.m., police checked a vacant property on Citizens Hall Road. Everything was found in order. Tuesday, July 21 Pistol permit: At 9 a.m., police assisted a resident with a pistol permit application. Suspicious person: At 5:36 p.m., police checked the … 0

Wilton police log: July 30, 2015

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Wilton Thursday, July 16 Illegal dumping: At 12:28 p.m., police responded to Kimball Hill Road for a report of illegal dumping. Police located four bags of garbage thrown into an old cellar hole. Police are investigating. Hands-free law: At 5:26 p.m. police issued a summons to a Peterborough … 0

Jaffrey: Planting seeds for the future

Monday, July 27, 2015

The Girls’ Garden Club isn’t afraid to get dirty, although they might ask for gloves in order to pick beetles off their blooming zinnias, Over the course of its meeting Tuesday, members dig, water and weed in the … 0

Bobcat’s Tail: Six things to do before summer is over

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Summer slides into place and we settle in, enjoying long days and easy times. By the time we’ve caught our breath and recall the distant memories of dirty snowbanks, we glance at the calendar. It’s late July, leaving … 0

Lyndeborough: Timber cuts a cause for concern

Monday, July 27, 2015

LYNDEBOROUGH — After two recent timber cuts near local wetlands and streams, the Select Board and members of the Conservation Commission sat down to discuss ways the town can better protect its water resources and wetlands. Several ideas … 0

Lyndeborough: First steps in Mountain Road repairs

Monday, July 27, 2015

LYNDEBOROUGH — Engineering work is pushing forward on Mountain Road, in preparation for a major reworking of the road next year. The work encompasses four sections of Mountain Road, from the beginning of Mason Road and extending to … 0

Dublin: Buffer to include smaller trees

Monday, July 27, 2015

DUBLIN — The Conservation Commission is working on an official proposal to replant trees between Cobb Meadow Road and the Town Maintenance Barn as part of the plan to restore the buffer. The commission is seeking selectmen’s approval … 0

rindge: Fire department roof to be fixed

Monday, July 27, 2015

RINDGE — The town is developing an RFP to repair the Fire Department’s leaky roof, a fix estimated to cost $13,000 to $15,000. The leaks have worsened in the past year, according to Fire Chief Rick Donovan, to … 0

Sharon: Town administrator takes over clerk, collector duties

Monday, July 27, 2015

SHARON — After the town clerk and tax collector resigned, the Select Board turned her responsibilities over to the deputy town clerk, who, in May, stepped away from her duties to focus on being town administrator. The board decided July 21 that Town Administrator Juliana Kazanovicz would take … 0