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Peterborough: Union St. bridge work set to begin

Thursday, December 18, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Peterborough will have a new Union Street Bridge by next year, the director of public works told the Select Board on Tuesday. Rodney Bartlett said construction on the bridge, which is on Union Street over the Nubanisit Brook in West Peterborough, will be completed by the end of fall 2015. Bartlett said the bridge itself will be rebuilt, … 0

Hancock/Lyndeborough: Abandoned animal finds new home

Thursday, December 18, 2014

A group of volunteers recently banded together to round up an abandoned guanaco — a close llama relation — that was left on an Elmwood … 0

Hancock: Down line fixed after call to PUC

Thursday, December 18, 2014

HANCOCK — A downed FairPoint utility line led to the closure of Cavender Road for about 48 hours on Monday and Tuesday. And it took … 0

New Ipswich: Web developer hired for site renovation

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

New Ipswich will be getting a much anticipated facelift to their municipal website, after the Select Board voted Tuesday to contract Virtual Town and Schools to build a website platform for the town. In an interview Wednesday, Select Board member Becky Doyle said that the board reviewed three … 0

Peterborough: Elderly man suffers burns in house fire

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Update: By mid-afternoon Thursday, Samuel Lewis remained in critical condition, according to Peterborough Fire Chief Ed Walker. Lewis is being treated at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Walker said. PETERBOROUGH — An elderly man was transported to a … 0

New Ipswich: Interim town administrator named

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

After more than five months of unofficially covering the position, the Select Board announced during its meeting Tuesday that the town’s Land Use Manager Joanne Meshna will be taking up the mantle of interim town administrator, until a permanent replacement for former town administrator Roberta Fraser is found. … 0

Peterborough: Still time to weigh in on vision survey

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

The Peterborough community vision survey is ending soon, but it’s not too late to have your voice heard. Complete a paper copy of the survey at the Peterborough Town House or Peterborough Community Library, or complete one online at www.tinyurl.com/peterborough-master-plan. … 0

Temple: Tax rate increases over $1

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

The tax rate in Temple is up this year by $1.11, with the local school rate portion of the rate having the largest impact. This year’s tax rate is set at $25.61, a 4.5 percent increase from last … 0

Peterborough: Board levies sanctions on podiatrist

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

A state podiatry board ordered a Peterborough podiatrist’s license remain suspended until he pays a sizable fine and completes an infection control course. The N.H. Board of Registration in Podiatry first suspended Dr. Edward Newcott of Pembroke’s podiatry license in September because he continuously failed to adhere to … 0

Dog Tales: Myth busting 101: Crate as time out and alpha rolling

Friday, November 28, 2014

Myth number one: Don’t use your dog’s crate as a punishment. The thought with this myth is that if you use your dog’s crate as a punishment location, a time out, the dog won’t like the crate. This … 0

Parent Wise: Avoiding the power struggle: Developing helpfulness

Friday, November 28, 2014

Many power struggles are fought over attempts to get our children to do what we expect in the name of learning to take responsibility. Too often our best intentions get derailed, and instead of teaching our children to … 0

Sustainable Steps: A healthful New Year: The benefits of cleansing

Friday, November 28, 2014

After a series of holiday parties, cookie baking and amazing holiday meals, many of us feel that the New Year is a great time to give our bodies a little break, do a cleanse and focus on our health. This is a great idea because in addition to … 0

Monday, December 1, 2014

Jaffrey Sunday, Nov. 16 Arrest: At 12:22 a.m., police attempted to stop a vehicle, a 2006 BMW 3-series, going 60 in a 40-mph zone on River Street. The driver, Ian C. Avila, 26, of Richmond, allegedly attempted to elude police and a pursuit was initiated into Rindge. The … 0