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Lyndeborough: Welding accident leads to wood processor fire

Monday, September 22, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — An attempted machinery repair resulted in a fire at 649 Forest Road on Friday morning. At approximately 11:40 a.m. Donald Nadeau, who owns a residence on Forest Road and is the owner of Nadeau Logging, was attempting to weld a large wood processor when it caught fire, according to Lyndeborough Police Chief Rance DeWare in an interview Monday. … 0

Mason: Fire guts residence, leaves two homeless

Monday, September 22, 2014

A single-alarm fire on Saturday evening resulted in the total loss of a Starch Mill Road home. Neither of the house’s two occupants was home … 0

Monday, September 22, 2014

Jaffrey Friday, Sept. 5 Accident: At 7:45 p.m., police received a report from a Rindge resident stating that she was involved in a minor motor … 0

Peterborough: State rep hopefuls have had their say

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Residents of RiverMead were given the opportunity to ask questions of the three candidates jockeying for the two open seats for Peterborough’s state representatives, with the gas tax, living wages and the state’s contribution to local … 0

Rindge: Board OKs waivers for apartment construction

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

RINDGE — During its Tuesday meeting, the Planning Board agreed to allow the construction of 16 two-bedroom apartments on Route 119. The board waived the town’s construction phasing ordinance, which would have required the project’s three buildings to … 0

Peterborough: Task force to review town’s ‘picking’ policy

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Town Administrator Pamela Brenner presented several scenarios about a 30-year-old copper pot at the Select Board’s meeting Tuesday to illustrate her office’s concerns about the practice of “picking” at the Recycling Center. In one scenario, a … 0

Peterborough: Two dams of cultural significance are up for inspection

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — When Rodney Bartlett first spoke to the public about inspecting the two-centuries-old Transcript Dam downtown and the North Village Dam, the director of public works proposed breaching one of the dams, if found too costly to … 0

Peterborough: Lending an ear

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Hope Pettegrew of Hancock has never missed a Peterborough Players’ show. Even when her hearing started to fail in the 1990s, she soldiered on, still attending even when she was getting most of the dialogue from her husband … 0

Peterborough: Recycled cassette is link to a family’s past

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Caitlin Selby and her 9-year-old daughter Lucy recently stumbled on a treasure while sifting through used cassette tapes at the Mini Mall, or swap shop at the Peterborough Recycling Center. In between used albums by Wham! and Sting … 0

Antrim: Four new faces at middle school

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

ANTRIM — Four new employees have joined the Great Brook Middle School staff this year. In the office, there will be two new faces — Catrina Young and Bambi Kierstead. Both have already been in their new positions … 0

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Rindge Wednesday, Aug. 20 Arrest: At 4:45 p.m. police responded to Hannaford for a report of a woman in store custody. Police arrested Caitlin Morand, 23, of Winchendon, Mass., and charged her with willful concealment. Morand was released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail and issued an Oct. 8 … 0

New Ipswich police log: Sept. 9, 2014

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, Aug. 1, Arrest: At 10:57 a.m., police arrested David Albert, 34, of New Ipswich on a warrant issued by the New Ipswich Police Department charging him with domestic related second degree assault, simple assault, two counts of criminal trespass, obstructing the report of a crime … 0

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Jaffrey Wednesday, Aug. 20 Arrest: At 8:40 a.m., as a result for being stopped for speeding, Kyle Brown, 21, of Fitzwilliam was arrested and charged with driving after revocation or suspension and speeding. There was also an electronic bench warrant out on him. He was held until his … 0