Rindge: Man faces 40-80 years in prison

Monday, April 14, 2014

KEENE — A Rindge man has been sentenced to 40 to 80 years in prison on one count of felonious sexual assault and three counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault, after assaulting a young girl under the age of 13 for a period of two years in the 1990s, according to court documents on file at the Cheshire County Superior … 0

New Ipswich: Board OK’s carnival for June

Monday, April 14, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — East Coast Midways is coming to town in early June, in support of the town’s American Youth Soccer Organization. Mindy Buxton of … 0

Greenville: A year later, culvert work moves ahead

Monday, April 14, 2014

GREENVILLE — The town is moving forward with repairs to a concrete culvert on Livingston Road, after the project was delayed for more than a … 0

Hancock Police Log: April 8, 2014

Monday, April 7, 2014

Hancock Thursday, March 27 Fire call: At 2:02 p.m., police responded with the Fire Department to an Antrim Road residence, where they assisted as needed with a chimney fire. Saturday, March 29 Arrest: At 11:15 p.m., following a traffic stop on Main Street for an alleged traffic violation, … 0

Region: Senate strikes a compromise

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

On March 27, the New Hampshire State Senate voted, 23 to 1, to move forward Senate Bill 307, which calls for creation of a committee to examine the impact of the Citizens United ruling. This vote came after senators defeated proposed language calling for a constitutional amendment to … 0

Peterborough: Voters to discuss $12.4 M budget

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Voters will have their next opportunity to offer feedback on the town budget and seven other proposed warrant articles at the town’s Deliberative Session on Tuesday, the first step in the town’s three-part Town Meeting process. At the Deliberative Session, voters can discuss and amend the … 0

Greenville: Panda Wok remains closed

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

GREENVILLE — The Panda Wok in Greenville remains closed for repairs, two weeks after smoke from a small basement fire damaged the structure. According to Fire Chief Charles Buttrick, fire crews were called out in the early morning … 0

Peterborough: 21 offices up for grabs

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Twenty-one elective offices, ranging from a seat on the Select Board to all three fence viewer posts, will be on the town ballot on May 13. Offices up for election, the length of the terms, and the current holders of the office are: Selectman, three years: Joe … 0

Antrim: Cause of outage unclear

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Residents in the area of Elm Street experienced an unexplained power outage on Monday that affected 120 Public Service of New Hampshire customers. The outage occurred at 7:25 p.m., said Martin Murray, manager of media relations for PSNH, in an interview on Wednesday. PSNH crews patrolled the area … 0

Rindge: PlanNH Charrette removed from town’s Master Plan

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

RINDGE — At their public hearing to consider removing the chapter containing the PlanNH Charrette from the Master Plan on Tuesday, the Planning Board voted six in favor and one opposed to remove the item. Residents packed into … 0

New Ipswich: Sleet leads to series of crashes

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Wintry weather mix was the cause of three accidents and a blocked road in New Ipswich on Monday morning. Early on Monday morning, while driving on Ashby Road, near Goen Road, Heather Maillet, 28, of Leominster, Mass., lost control due to slippery road conditions, police said. Her Mitsubishi … 0

Bennington: Handgun swiped in break-in

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Police are investigating the burglary of a home on Bible Hill Road involving the theft of a gun and between $8,000 to $10,000 worth of missing property, according to the homeowner. The home of Cathy Roberts was broken into on March 27 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., … 0

Antrim: Scholarships offered to Antrim students

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

The Antrim Scholarship Committee is accepting applications from Antrim students who plan to continue their education after high school. Applications for financial assistance for the 2014-15 academic year are available at the Antrim Town Hall or online at the town’s website (www.antrimnh.org). Completed applications must be received at … 0