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Jaffrey: Deja vu: Town looks at police station space

Monday, June 29, 2015

JAFFREY — A committee tasked with the job of finding a new home for town offices will be revisiting the police station as an option. The remaining funds from a 2013 Town Meeting appropriation will be used to bring in an architect to determine the cost of a renovation of the police station. Select Board member Cush Moore had asked … 0

Temple: Suspect indicted on 3 burglary charges

Monday, June 29, 2015

A Temple man has been indicted on three charges related to an April burglary. Jesse Harbeck, 27, was indicted on charges of two counts of … 0

Dublin: ZBA chair seeks to overturn solar approval

Monday, June 29, 2015

DUBLIN — The Zoning Board chair cited a N.H. Supreme Court ruling in an attempt to force the Planning Board to reconsider its recent approval … 0

Hassan vetoes testing opt-out

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Gov. Maggie Hassan vetoed a bill last week that would have allowed parents to withdraw children from statewide assessment testing, saying it undercuts the evaluation process, puts federal funding for schools in jeopardy, and sets a dangerous precedent. The bill, HB 603, was spurred by opposition to the … 0

Francestown: Residential solar options expand

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Residents in Francestown will soon be able to install solar panels on or next to their homes for an average of $1,500 less than standard installation costs, as a part of a new solar pilot program. Francestown will host a Solar Up launch event on Wednesday at 7 … 1

Greenville: Board chair resigns, new member needed

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

GREENVILLE — The town will be seeking a third member of the Select Board as Board Chair Tony Ste. Marie will be moving out of town. Ste. Marie will be moving to Merrimack on June 26, and no … 0

Antrim: Inattentive driver hits cement truck

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Driver inattention appears to be the cause of a collision between a car and a concrete mixer last week, according to Antrim police. Megan Lafleur, 25, of Antrim, was driving southbound on Concord Street on the morning of June 10 when her 2006 Pontiac began to drift across … 0

Rindge: Bacteria warning lifted

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The cyanobacteria warning for Lake Monomonac has been lifted by the Department of Environmental Services after the water was tested. Water samples of the lake show no visible signs of cyanobacteria, according to a press release issued by the DES Tuesday afternoon. The concentration of cells was well … 0

Peterborough: Planners endorse library expansion

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Rich Clark posed a question to the rest of the Planning Board Monday: Is there actually a need for a library expansion? Yes, replied several elected and town officials, well as members of the 1833 Society … 0

Peterborough: Pedestrian safety key in bridgework

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Residents weren’t most eager Tuesday to learn how the rebuilding of the Main Street Bridge would close Concord Street to downtown for most of 2017, or if the rebuilt bridge would look the way it does … 0

Rindge: Condo plan on hold

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

RINDGE — Plans to create a condominium association at the former Meeting School property were put on hold Tuesday, to give Planning Board members time to review documents. The board elected to approve six waivers for the site plan review, but continued a final decision on approving the … 0

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Peterborough Tuesday, June 2 Accident: At 3:42 p.m., a 2014 Honda Civic, driven by Brett Ketchum, 23, of Hancock, rear-ended a 2006 Toyota Tacoma, driven by Steven Phillips, 39, of Antrim. The crash occurred near People’s United Bank at the junction of Routes 202 and 101. The sedan … 0

Police Log: Jaffrey - June 18, 2015

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Jaffrey Tuesday, June 9 Domestic violence: At 9:50 p.m., Robert Columbus, 45, of Jaffrey went to the police station and turned himself in on a warrant, charging him with two counts of domestic violence. Columbus was released on $2,000 personal recognizance and given a court date of Aug. … 0