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Peterborough: Bridge work could take time

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Both lanes of the Main Street Bridge may have to be closed from March to November of 2016 while it is rebuilt, Rodney Bartlett told the Select Board on Tuesday, if the town wants to preserve the historic integrity of the 1940 structure. Upon hearing this from Peterborough’s director of public works, the Select Board didn’t hold back … 0

Temple: Work stalled on Converse bridge

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

TEMPLE — Work on the Converse Road bridge is stalled while the town waits for the final piece of the puzzle — the precast top … 0

Rindge: Teens vandalize Town Common

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A throng of mostly teenagers covered the center of Rindge in toilet paper, paintball paint, and graffiti Friday evening. They also tore down church and … 0

Wilton: Town gets $1,000 grant for energy efficiency work

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

WILTON — Two town buildings will be looked at to determine potential ways to save energy, thanks to a $1,000 grant from the New England Grass Roots Environmental fund and a donation from an anonymous resident. Rick Swanson, who is both a Select Board member and a member … 0

Jaffrey police log: Oct. 9, 2014

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Jaffrey Wednesday, Oct. 1 Arrest/warrant: At 8:30 p.m., police contacted Barron Louis Marchant, 53, of Jaffrey regarding an outstanding warrant for receiving stolen property from Jaffrey Police Department. Marchant turned himself in and was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with a Nov. 6 court date at 8th Circuit … 0

Rindge police log: Oct. 9, 2014

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Rindge Wednesday, Oct. 1 Fire: At 10:19 a.m., police assisted the Rindge Fire Department with traffic control on Route 202 during a utility pole fire. Power to the entire town was shut down for a few minutes while the problem was isolated, and then was restored by PSNH. … 0

Jaffrey: Remembering Steven

Monday, October 6, 2014

There are a lot of good things to remember about his son, Steven, said Ron Smith. About how much he loved the outdoors and how talented he was with his hands, his avid sportsmanship and love of hunting, … 0

NEW IPSWICH: Highbridge work gets underway

Monday, October 6, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Work to replace a state-owned bridge at the intersection of Route 123 and 124 started Monday, and will leave a one-lane traffic flow for much of the scheduled work, expected to be completed in 2016. Beck and Bellucci, Inc. of Franklin has been awarded the … 0

Rindge: Swearing in

Monday, October 6, 2014

RINDGE — Residents got the opportunity to meet the newly-appointed chief of police, Todd Muilenberg, during a swearing-in ceremony at the Meeting House on Thursday morning. … 0

Peterborough: Making Strides Breast Cancer walk

Friday, October 3, 2014

The American Cancer Society will hold its annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk on Sunday at Depot Square in Peterborough. Registration will open at 9 a.m. and the walk will begin at 10:30 a.m. The event will … 0

Peterborough: Health workers win scholarships

Friday, October 3, 2014

Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services recently named the first recipients of the Barbara R. Duckett scholarships, which are awarded annually to HCS employees who are pursuing higher education in fields related to health care. The scholarships were awarded to Courtney Davis, LNA, who is working toward an … 0

Jaffrey police log: Oct. 7, 2014

Monday, October 6, 2014

Jaffrey Thursday, Sept. 25 Accident: At 3 p.m., police responded to River Street for a two-car accident. Police found two vehicles pulled to the side of the road. A 17-year-old girl from Manchester, the driver of a 1997 Acura CL, stated she was unable to stop before striking … 0

Temple: Circus teacher hurt in hit-and-run

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

TEMPLE — Rick Davis of Temple, a man known throughout the region for his dedication to teaching adolescents the arts of the circus, was injured Sunday afternoon when he was struck from behind by a hit-and-run driver while … 0