Greenfield: Library grant funds new technology for teens

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

When Julie Steenson took up directorship of the Stephenson Memorial Library, she went in with a goal of improving the library’s technology offerings. She also wanted to see the programming for teens grow. A grant from the Young Adult Library Services Association will help accomplish both of those goals. The library has recently hired as an assistant Michele Ricca, someone … 0

Dublin: Town working to replace library boiler

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

DUBLIN — The boiler at the Dublin Public Library is in need of repair before this upcoming winter, after a leak was discovered in April. … 0

Dublin: Dublin School working to finance solar array

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Despite uncertainties surrounding state and nationwide solar subsidies, Dublin School is looking to the future in regards to their proposed 375-kilowatt solar array project. Dublin … 0

Antrim: State to decide fate of AWE

Monday, July 27, 2015

The hot potato has landed. The state once again has final say in a wind turbine project proposed on Tuttle Hill and Willard Mountain. On Friday morning, the state’s Site Evaluation Committee voted 7-2 to take jurisdiction of … 0

Mason: Host families sought for high school exchange

Monday, July 27, 2015

The town is seeking volunteer host families for three foreign exchange students who will be spending the upcoming high school year in Mason. “It basically changes people’s lives,” said Regional Director for Council on International Educational Exchange Virginia Doss, of hosting an exchange student. “It’s a great opportunity, … 0

Rindge: Driver takes out two benches on town common

Monday, July 27, 2015

Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle who drove through the town common and demolished two benches. Police Chief Todd Muilenberg believes that one vehicle made two passes to destroy the benches, based on the tire … 0

Peterborough: Recyclers salvage 77 tons

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

For the month of June Peterborough and Sharon residents recycled a total of 76.99 tons. Tons of: Newspaper: 3.84 Cardboard: 9.1 Mixed paper: 21.06 Plastics: 2.61 Aluminum cans: .29 Steel cans: .88 Food waste: 1.06 Glass: 21 Textiles: 4.96 Scrap metal: 8.37 By recycling a total of 76.99 … 0

Antrim: Exception upheld in cell tower project

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

ANTRIM — The Zoning Board of Adjustment upheld its decision to grant a special exception and variance to a 150-foot cell tower, rejecting an appeal of the decision. The appeal was submitted by Antrim resident Arthur Kaufman, whose … 0

Wilton: Traffic flow a concern at elementary school

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

As construction on Florence Rideout Elementary School is set to wrap up before the start of the new school year, the town is turning to the streets surrounding the school to update traffic flow and pedestrian access. Currently, FRES serves Wilton elementary school students. As of this fall, … 0

Rindge: No decision made on condo project

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The Planning Board once again continued the approval of a condominium association at the former Meeting School property Tuesday, hoping to take another two weeks so that the town attorney has more time to review condominium documents. According to Planning Board chair Phil Simeone, the town’s attorney had … 0

Peterborough: Town takes over two neglected roads

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The town is taking over two private roads in the Legacy Woods neighborhood two years after the developer in charge of maintaining them neglected the responsibility. The Select Board will likely approve the conditional layout of … 0

Man wanted in connection with heroin bust arrested

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

A Swanzey man wanted on federal heroin charges following an arrest in Peterborough was arrested by state police Tuesday in Keene. Ryan Williams, 28, of Swanzey, was located at a Washington Street residence earlier Tuesday, according to state … 0

Peterborough: Donated land means more library parking

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

PETERBOROUGH —The library can now add more parking spaces, after the Select Board accepted the donation of part of a neighboring property a nonprofit bought on the town’s behalf. The 1833 Society is buying the rear half of the FairPoint building for $28,000. The board accepted the land … 0