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Francestown: Town seeks attorney fees

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The town is asking that five residents who brought a lawsuit against it be required to pay the town’s attorney fees, arguing that the suit was frivolous. Lisa Bourbeau, Dennis Orsi, Elizabeth Behrsing, James Gann and Prescott Tolman filed a petition in June seeking “injunctive relief” and asking the court to overturn a Select Board agreement with a Meredith-based consulting … 0

Wilton: Town eyes administrator post

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

WILTON — Does Wilton need a town administrator? The Select Board has been considering the possibility, and has invited in both an administration consultant and … 0

WLC: Late start to school year for FRES

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

WILTON — Florence Rideout Elementary School’s first day of school will be Sept. 8, a week later than the district’s other schools, to allow teachers … 0

New Ipswich: Task Force members resign

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Two members of the town’s Pipeline Task Force submitted hand-written resignations and walked out of a meeting between town officials and representatives of the Southwest Region Planning Commission last week. The meeting was intended for town officials to … 0

Jaffrey: ML

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

JAFFREY — Several options were put on the table, but no strong consensus reached on the contentious issue of where to put a replica of the town’s former hearse house in a planning meeting on Sunday. Over 50 … 0

Rindge: Town sends out impact letters

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The town of Rindge will be sending out impact letters in the coming days to let residents know their new property revaluations. The Select Board discussed the letters and the town’s revaluation at their Wednesday board meeting. In … 0

Dublin: Traffic project goes out for rebid this fall

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The Dublin Select Board has approved $12,073 to pay for rebiddng the second phase of a Traffic Calming Project after not receiving a single bid over the summer for the project. Board members were put in a pickle … 0

Hancock: Living off the land

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Near the end of Depot Road, behind an arched, wooden gate that could be out of “Pan’s Labyrinth,” a sweeping garden with thousands of plants grows wildly. And yet, the garden is more than just decorative. It’s the … 0

Francestown: Solar Up begins house installs

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

FRANCESTOWN — A 16-panel solar array that takes up a considerable portion of one’s backyard may not be desirable to most, but for Ruth Behrsing and Peter Jones, the choice easy to make. “The more that we can … 0

Mason police log: Aug. 25, 2015

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Mason Sunday, Aug. 9 Missing person: At 6:28 p.m., police responded to Old Turnpike Road for a report of an elderly man who had gone missing. The man was found approximately 30 minutes later. Monday, Aug. 10 Theft: At 6:02 a.m., police received a report of a truck … 0

Police Log: Peterborough — August 25, 2015

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Peterborough Thursday, Aug. 13 Prowling: At 1:20 a.m., police saw Isiah Exel, 18, of Fitzwilliam, on the patio of the then-closed Harlow’s Pub. An employee led Exel off the property, but Exel was evasive, walked away, and later hid in the bushes behind a home. Police arrested Exel … 0

Wilton police log: Aug. 25, 2015

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Wilton Thursday, Aug. 6 Suspicious activity: At 12:32 a.m., police responded to Davisville Road for a report of suspicious activity. It was reported that a truck had been at the intersection with Duggin Road travelling very slowly and going back and forth. Police searched the area and located … 0

Antrim: UHaul driver arraigned, three still hospitalized in crash

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

The driver of a UHaul van allegedly involved in a multi-car accident that closed Route 9 in Antrim Saturday was arraigned at his hospital bed in Concord Monday. Peter Glidden, 39, of Stratham, was released on $50,000 personal recognizance bail while being treated at the hospital. A further bail … 0