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Rindge: UPDATE: Officials say suspicious powder likely medication

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Authorities are saying the brown powder sent in an enveloped to a Taggart Circle residence is most likely hypertension medication. Rindge police were called to the scene around 6 p.m. Monday, after a homeowner found an envelope sent from Canada, containing a blank piece of paper and brown powder. The Keene hazmat team was called to the scene to ensure … 0

Jaffrey: Utility scam targets business

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Innkeeper Max Mitchell was shocked when he was told he had one hour to pay Eversource $1,600 in overdue electric bills, to keep his electricity … 0

Peterborough: Resident: Dog waste cleanup still an issue

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Teixeira Park on Union Street is littered with so much dog waste that Francie Von Mertens wouldn’t bring children there, she told the … 0

Wilton police log: May 19, 2015

Monday, May 18, 2015

WILTON Friday, May 1 Theft: At 4:58 p.m., police heard of a theft of signs from a property on Henry’s Way. The case is under investigation. Welfare check: At 6:33 p.m., police responded to an Intervale Road home to check on the resident. The person was located in … 0

Hancock: Memorial Day being celebrated Monday

Monday, May 18, 2015

The Memorial Day parade will take place on Monday. The Rev. Betty French will offer prayers at the Pine Ridge and Norway Plain cemeteries. The parade will form at 1:30 p.m. at the Hancock Elementary School. All Hancock veterans are invited to participate. Parade transportation will be available … 0

Jaffrey: Memorial Day observance, Monday

Monday, May 18, 2015

The Town of Jaffrey, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5613, and the John Humiston American Legion Post 11 cordially invite the public to attend Memorial Day observances on Monday. At 7:30 a.m. Honor Guards and troops from the local veterans’ organizations, John Humiston American Legion Post #11 … 0

Greenfield: Veterans invited to march in parade

Monday, May 18, 2015

All veterans are invited to march in a Memorial Day parade to be held on Sunday. The line-up will take place above the Greenfield Inn at 11:30 a.m., and the parade will step off at noon. Anyone who may want to remember a friend or loved one is … 0

Peterborough: Memorial Day ceremonies, parade

Monday, May 18, 2015

Memorial Day will be observed on Monday, with a parade and ceremonies. All veterans are invited to participate. Uniforms are not required. At 8 a.m. the parade will muster at the Peterborough Community Center. Stepping off at 8:30 a.m., the parade will proceed from Elm and down Main … 0

Rindge: Fiftieth Commencement for FPU

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Franklin Pierce University will host their 50th Commencement ceremony this Saturday beginning at 10:30 a.m. In addition to around 300 undergraduate and 200 graduate students receiving diplomas, three honorary degrees and the Honorable Walter R. Peterson Citizen Leader Award will be given out; Juan Williams of Fox News, … 0

New Ipswich: Two parades set for Memorial Day Sunday

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

On Sunday, New Ipswich will hold its observance of Memorial Day. As in years past, there will be a morning and an afternoon parade. The morning parade in Smithville will form by the flagpole at 9:30 a.m., stepping off at 10 a.m. The parade will proceed to South … 0

Wilton: Town works to lure businesses

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

WILTON — Ease the site plan process, increase access to information and provide tax relief for businesses that are renovating — these are all ways Wilton hopes to lure more business into town. And on May 6, the Planning and Select Boards held a joint meeting to address … 0

Rindge: New flags to fly for Memorial Day rite

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

RINDGE — Six new flagpoles have been added to the veteran’s memorial just in time for the Memorial Day celebration on May 25. The flags — representing the Army, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, Air Force and Merchant Marines … 0

Jaffrey: Town office in old school still option

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

JAFFREY — It would represent a massive financial undertaking for the town, but Saint Patrick School has not been ruled out as a potential town office space. Rather than coming to a formal decision at Monday’s meeting, the … 0