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Lyndeborough: Former officers to be paid 82K

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The town of Lyndeborough has reached an out-of-court cash settlement with former police officers Paul Roy and Thomas Burke, agreeing to pay them each $82,500 in back pay, lawyer fees and for emotional damages. According to the settlement agreement, which is on file at the town offices, the town agreed to pay Roy and Burke each $82,500 — $27,500 for … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: Driver in fatal crash arraigned

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

JAFFREY — David Hoffman, the driver of a vehicle that allegedly caused a fatal accident in Rindge on Nov. 6, was arraigned on a charge … 0

Jaffrey: Pondering town office options

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

JAFFREY — The Select Board sought feedback on two proposed plans to replace the town offices during a public hearing Monday night. While the board … 0

Lyndeborough: Tax rate up over $1 from 2013 rate

Monday, November 3, 2014

The Lyndeborough tax rate has been set at $25.33 per $1,000 of valuation this year, a $1.33 increase over last year’s rate of $24. Homeowners with homes valued at $200,000 can expect to pay $5,066 in property taxes this year. The majority of the increase is attributed to … 0

Wilton: Tax rate down by 22 cents

Monday, November 3, 2014

The tax rate is down by 22 cents, dropping from $26.02 per $1,000 of valuation last year to $25.80 this year. Those who have a home valued at $200,000 can expect to pay taxes equaling $5,160 for the year. The majority of the drop is attributed to the … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Local school portion inches tax rate up

Monday, November 3, 2014

Overall taxes in both Jaffrey and Rindge are up this year, with local school rates being the biggest increase in both cases. In Jaffrey, the town rate is up slightly from $9.68 in 2013 to $9.87 this year, a 2-percent increase. Jaffrey Town Manager Dave Caron explained in … 0

Temple: Superhero midwives run for Children’s Hospital

Friday, October 31, 2014

Cynthia “Cindy” Dunleavy of Temple and Sherry Stevens of Meredith don’t often have the freedom to go on long runs. Both New Hampshire Certified Midwives, the two are constantly on-call, and need to be ready at a moment’s … 0

Temple-Greenville police log: Oct. 30, 2014

Monday, November 3, 2014

Temple-Greenville Friday, Oct. 3 Arrest: Police arrested Richard Wallace, 32, of Greenville on a warrant issued by the N.H. Department of Probation and Parole. Police further charged Wallace with resisting arrest. He was transported to the Hillsborough County jail, with a court date of Oct. 6 in the … 0

Peterborough: Essential oils talk at Library Nov. 20

Friday, October 31, 2014

Have you ever been curious about essential oils and how they are used? The Peterborough Town Library will offer an informational workshop on the benefits of essential oils on Nov. 20 at 6:30 p.m. in the Meeting Hall. Learn about basic recipes, storage, benefits to physical wellness, aroma … 0

Cheshire County Sheriff: Improving communications key

Monday, October 27, 2014

Eli Rivera, D-Keene Occupation: Incumbent Cheshire County Sheriff Time living in town: Keene since 1989 Previously elected offices: Keene School Board/Chair, Keene School Moderator Other qualifications: Sheriff, retired Keene Police Lieutenant, National Sheriff’s Institute graduate, Roger Williams Leadership … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: Board mulls staff dress code

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

WILTON — The Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative School Board is considering a revision to its dress-code policy for its teachers. The first draft of the new dress code calls for “business casual” dress, defined as “looking well put together, crisp … 0

Greenville: Tax rate down 9 percent

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The town’s tax rate is down by $2.62 this year, with the decrease attributed mostly to a dip in the town’s portion. The total tax rate this year is $26.11 per $1,000 assessed value, a 9 percent decrease from last year’s rate of $28.73. The town’s portion of … 0

Peterborough: Select board signs 20-year solar lease

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Construction is scheduled to start next month on the largest solar array in New Hampshire, which will cover 3.5 acres on the former sewage lagoons on Pheasant Road with roughly 3,100 solar modules. This comes after Select Board members, at their meeting on Oct. 22, signed … 0