Cheshire County Sheriff: Improving communications key

Monday, October 27, 2014

Eli Rivera, D-Keene Occupation: Incumbent Cheshire County Sheriff Time living in town: Keene since 1989 Previously elected offices: Keene School Board/Chair, Keene School Moderator Other qualifications: Sheriff, retired Keene Police Lieutenant, National Sheriff’s Institute graduate, Roger Williams Leadership Institute graduate, Babson College Leadership graduate, U.S. Coast Guard/Army Reserve veteran, Bachelor’s degree, Franklin Pierce College. Thirty-plus years public safety experience. What … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: Board mulls staff dress code

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

WILTON — The Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative School Board is considering a revision to its dress-code policy for its teachers. The first draft of the new dress … 0

Greenville: Tax rate down 9 percent

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The town’s tax rate is down by $2.62 this year, with the decrease attributed mostly to a dip in the town’s portion. The total tax … 0

Jaffrey: Woman’s Club offers adult scholarship

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Applications are now available at the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce and Jaffrey Public Library for the annual Jaffrey Woman’s Club Adult Continuing Education scholarship. This $1,000 award is given to a Jaffrey woman to further her education after a hiatus from school. She may be changing her degree, … 0

Monday, October 13, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, Sept. 26 Welfare check: At 7:53 p.m., police were asked to check the welfare of a house-sitter on Malthouse Road, after the owners were unable to contact her. Police made contact with the house-sitter and it was found that there was an issue in the … 0

Mason police log: Oct. 14, 2014

Monday, October 13, 2014

Mason Monday, Oct. 29 Motor vehicle accident: At 3:42 p.m., while driving a green Ford Fusion on Route 124, Shayila Lajoie of Mass., collided with a Honda Fit, driven by Barry Donahue of Ashby Mass., and then collided with a black Subaru sedan, driven by Pamela Alleyne of … 0

Court log: Oct. 14, 2014

Monday, October 13, 2014

Greenfield police Charles Parkhurst, 51, Nashua, acts prohibited, destruction of evidence. Defendant failed to appear. Electronic bench warrant issued. Bail set by court at $1,000 cash. Recommended defendant’s license to drive be suspended. Jaffrey police Raymond Gryseels, 20, Jaffrey, simple assault, dismissed at the state’s request. Sheila Cyganiewicz, … 0

Peterborough: Parking, plowing issue on River St.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A can of worms was opened up recently after Brenda Berry requested that the town permit her to park on the one-way River Street, off Main and Elm streets, because she lacks private parking for her … 0

TEMPLE: Community responds to hit-and-run

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Rick Davis of Temple was walking on Moran Road in Temple on Sept. 28 when he was injured in a hit-and-run car accident, resulting in a broken hip and a long recovery stretching out before him. Now, he’s reaching out to the community around him to help with … 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