Kuster holds talks on pay equity

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

RINDGE — Last week, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (D-N.H. 2nd District) rolled out an economic agenda for women and families, detailing acts sponsored or supported by Kuster that would address issues of paycheck fairness, minimum wage, family leave time, job training and workforce development, and female health care. Since then, Kuster has been meeting with local colleges and business leaders to … 0

Peterborough: More housing lots on the table

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Two complicated and lengthy proposed zoning ordinances that will appear on the May 13 ballot captured the attention of about 20 residents at … 0

New Ipswich: Bridgework on the horizon

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Bridgework scheduled to start next year on the state-owned Highbridge Bridge will have implications for traffic in town, as the work is … 0

greenfield: Forest Road excavation coming soon

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

GREENFIELD — The Highway Department will again be excavating land on Forest Road next to Greenvale Cemetery for collection of sand and gravel for the town, beginning on Monday. The 23-acre excavation site has been controversial since 2013, … 0

Peterborough: No questions on town budget

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A call to support a Constitutional amendment to regulate political spending was the only article to draw discussion at Peterborough’s Deliberative Session on Tuesday. Sixty-six residents took voting cards at the session, 30 more than showed … 0

Jaffrey: Park Theatre reaches out to towns

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

TEMPLE — As the Jaffrey Park Theatre closes in on the last portion of funding needed to rebuild the theater, members of the Board of Trustees have been approaching local town Select Boards about the advantages the building … 0

Wilton: Heroin, crack seized in bust

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

WILTON — After a multi-department investigation into the sale of heroin in the area, Wilton police have arrested two of their residents on felony charges of possession and intent to distribute. More than 10 grams of heroin was … 0

Peterborough: Town introduces new fire chief

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A 23-year veteran of the Weston, Mass., Fire Department was introduced Tuesday as the new head of the town’s Fire and Rescue Department. Edmund “Ed” Walker, 49, who joined his hometown fire department in Weston as … 0

Antrim: Flanders named to panel

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Governor Maggie Hassan has appointed longtime Antrim resident and former New Hampshire State Senator Bob Flanders to the Alternate Panel of the New Hampshire Judicial Conduct Committee, to begin work on July 1, 2015. Flanders was not expecting … 0

Bennington police log: April 10, 2014

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

bennington Saturday, March 29 Arrest: At 10:10 p.m., after police made a motor vehicle stop on Cross Street for excessive power and loud noise, police arrested Richard Duchesne, 27, of Nashua, and charged him with DWI. Duchesne was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with a court date of … 0

Dublin police log: April 10, 2014

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

dublin Thursday, April 3 Arrest: At 10 p.m., police stopped a vehicle on Route 101 for speeding. When police spoke with the operator, a smell of alcohol was detected. Police arrested and charged Melissa Rockwell, 33, of Swanzey with DWI and possession of drugs in a motor vehicle. … 0

greenfield: Town mulls fire committee

Monday, April 7, 2014

GREENFIELD — Fire Chief Loren White presented the Select Board with a plan for his proposed Fire Department committee at a meeting on Wednesday. White said he is seeking “fresh eyes” to find new perspectives in hopes of … 0

Bennington: ‘Community Attitude’ survey in the works

Monday, April 7, 2014

BENNINGTON — To assist the Planning Board with updates to the Master Plan, the board will issue a Community Attitude Survey to gain community input that will guide the board with developing the town in the years to come. The survey would capture the “pulse of the community,” … 0