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Lyndeborough: Funds raised to purchase Rose Mountain

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Thrills may be found on Blueberry Hill, but the blueberries are found on Rose Mountain. Rose Mountain is named for Abram Rose, and was once used to support sheep flocks, and later was the site of dozens of commercial blueberries bushes. The berries were shipped to Boston to be sold in the early 1900s, right up until the 1950s. Many … 0

Rindge: Town looking to sell land

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Town officials are working to sell some town-owned land in order to recoup back taxes and put properties back on the tax rolls. The town … 0

Francestown: Taylor land donation will go to vote

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The decision whether or not to use donated funds to purchase land for a future cemetery will now be put in the hands of the … 0

Francestown: Town Meeting to decide land plan

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

FRANCESTOWN — Town Meeting voters will decide whether to accept $81,000 from the Taylor estate for the purpose of buying 7.9 acres of land it owns and using it as town cemetery. The Taylor estate has offered the … 0

Francestown: Town seeks new part-time chief

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

FRANCESTOWN — The town will be starting a search for a part-time police chief, using a board of community members and former and current police chiefs from across the state to select a final pool of candidates. The former full-time chief, Steve Bell, resigned in March. The department … 0

Jaffrey: Select board approves dog ordinance

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

JAFFREY — The Select Board unanimously approved a new dog ordinance that clarifies previously existing state laws and town ordinances. The new ordinance — while not creating any new regulations in town — reiterates that police have the … 0

Jaffrey man arrested after road rage incident

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

A Jaffrey man has been charged with second-degree assault, reckless conduct and disorderly conduct, after a road rage incident in which police say he attacked another man with a construction power tool. David Bell, 60, was arrested Monday … 0

Wilton: Dog waste containers sited

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The town will be putting in receptacles at town parks, in hopes of cutting down on dog waste. Signs will be posted, and pick-up bags will be available at the containers. The town is looking at the cost of the containers now, said Select Board Chair Rick Swanson, … 0

Rindge: Olson sentencing delayed yet again

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

As lawyers on both sides work on a restitution schedule for a Rindge man who defrauded investors of millions of dollars, his sentencing has once again been delayed. Aaron E. Olson, 40, of Rindge, was scheduled to be sentenced this Friday, after pleading guilty to four counts of … 0

Rindge / Wilton: DWI cases put in jeopardy

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Dozens of DWI cases across the state, including one in Wilton and six in Rindge, have been called into question because of a technical glitch in the recertification process for police officers who administer Breathalyzer tests, according to the Attorney General’s Office. The anomaly, effective since January 2013, … 0

Peterborough: Storybook walk through Saturday

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

All are invited to take a self-guided storybook walk along an easy section of the Cranberry Meadow Pond Trail in Peterborough. The featured book is “Butterfly Eyes and Other Secrets of the Meadow,” written by Joyce Sinclair and … 0

Police Logs: Rindge - June 25, 2015

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Rindge Tuesday, June 16 Motor vehicle accident/arrest: At 5:40 p.m., police responded to the North of the Border parking lot on Route 202 where a 2006 Chevy Cobalt, driven by Lorenzo Sordoni, 33, of Winchendon, Massachusetts ,and a 2004 Ford F-350, driven by Vincent Olsen, 28, of Rindge, … 0

Lyndeborough police log: June 25, 2015

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Lyndeborough Monday, June 1 Criminal mischief: At 9:30 p.m., police responded to a report of vandalism on Cooper Lane. Tuesday, June 2 Accident: At 4:15 p.m., police responded to Forest Road at the Route 31 intersection for a single-vehicle accident involving Michael J. Smith. Smith’s car hit a … 0