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‘It could be the primary route’

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Groups of residents in Mason and Rindge are beginning to band together in opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that could be routed through their communities, as well as New Ipswich and Greenville. The Rindge Select Board has come out firmly in opposition to the project, while other boards are reserving judgment until expected meetings with the developer of … 0

Learning about going green

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The Harris Center in Hancock was remodeled 11 years ago to the highest green and energy-efficient standards. So you think that even close scrutiny of … 0

Bobcat’s Tail: Eight points about antlers

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

There are few defining features in nature more iconic than the majestic antler racks of deer and moose. But there’s a lot people don’t know … 0

Peterborough: Tax rate up, school portion down

Monday, November 10, 2014

Peterborough’s total tax rate increased 76 cents from last year to this year, even though the local school tax rate decreased by 12 cents. Town administrators say the rise in the town tax rate is to compensate for infrastructure improvements and their capital plan, which the town suspended … 0

Peterborough: Master Plan survey now available

Friday, November 7, 2014

As a follow-up to a community visioning forum conducted this past spring, Peterborough’s Master Plan Steering Committee is now seeking survey feedback from all residents and stakeholders in the community. This survey has been designed to help provide a range of important community input into the future of … 0

Monday, November 10, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, Oct. 17 Assist: At 10:30 a.m., police assisted Souhegan Valley Ambulance with a 70-year-old man on Mason Road who was conscious, breathing and alert, complaining of a arm and head injury sustained from a previous fall. Fireworks complaint: At 6:21 p.m., police responded to an … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: Students of the Month

Monday, November 10, 2014

Students of the Month Florence Rideout Elementary School and Lyndeborough Central School Principal Tim O’Connell gives out certificates and gifts to October’s Florence Rideout Student of the Month, Zachary Taylor, and Lyndeborough Central School Student of the Month … 0

Election: Gilmour one of few upsets in state races

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

The dust has settled in the 2014 General Election state races, and the results are in. Republicans were the sound winners of the State Senate seats, with three local districts leaning red. Things were a little more balanced … 0

Rindge: $5K in renovations underway at PD

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

RINDGE — Changes are underway at the Rindge Police Department, after the release of a report from an outside contractor, which recommended several updates to the department’s facilities, as well as its day-to-day operations. During the timeframe between the retirement of former police chief Frank Morrill and the … 0

Peterborough: Accident closes section of Middle Hancock Road

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Update: A section of Middle Hancock Road closed following an accident today (Tuesday) was still closed at about 3:30 p.m., Capt. Ernest Belletete of the Peterborough Police Department said. He didn't expect the road to reopen until after 5 p.m.; he could not comment further on the details … 0

Peterborough: ZBA denies doctor on-street parking

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — The Zoning Board of Adjustment denied a request presented Monday for a physician to have his patients park on River Street, because parking spaces would further alter the character of the neighborhood. However, the board’s decision … 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