News

‘It could be the primary route’

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Groups of residents in Mason and Rindge are beginning to band together in opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that could be routed through their communities, as well as New Ipswich and Greenville. The Rindge Select Board has come out firmly in opposition to the project, while other boards are reserving judgment until expected meetings with the developer of … 0

Learning about going green

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The Harris Center in Hancock was remodeled 11 years ago to the highest green and energy-efficient standards. So you think that even close scrutiny of … 0

Bobcat’s Tail: Eight points about antlers

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

There are few defining features in nature more iconic than the majestic antler racks of deer and moose. But there’s a lot people don’t know … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Local school portion inches tax rate up

Monday, November 3, 2014

Overall taxes in both Jaffrey and Rindge are up this year, with local school rates being the biggest increase in both cases. In Jaffrey, the town rate is up slightly from $9.68 in 2013 to $9.87 this year, a 2-percent increase. Jaffrey Town Manager Dave Caron explained in … 0

Temple: Superhero midwives run for Children’s Hospital

Friday, October 31, 2014

Cynthia “Cindy” Dunleavy of Temple and Sherry Stevens of Meredith don’t often have the freedom to go on long runs. Both New Hampshire Certified Midwives, the two are constantly on-call, and need to be ready at a moment’s … 0

Temple-Greenville police log: Oct. 30, 2014

Monday, November 3, 2014

Temple-Greenville Friday, Oct. 3 Arrest: Police arrested Richard Wallace, 32, of Greenville on a warrant issued by the N.H. Department of Probation and Parole. Police further charged Wallace with resisting arrest. He was transported to the Hillsborough County jail, with a court date of Oct. 6 in the … 0

Peterborough: Essential oils talk at Library Nov. 20

Friday, October 31, 2014

Have you ever been curious about essential oils and how they are used? The Peterborough Town Library will offer an informational workshop on the benefits of essential oils on Nov. 20 at 6:30 p.m. in the Meeting Hall. Learn about basic recipes, storage, benefits to physical wellness, aroma … 0

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 … 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 code calls for “business casual” dress, defined as “looking well put together, crisp … 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 rate this year is $26.11 per $1,000 assessed value, a 9 percent decrease from last year’s rate of $28.73. The town’s portion of … 0

Peterborough: Select board signs 20-year solar lease

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Construction is scheduled to start next month on the largest solar array in New Hampshire, which will cover 3.5 acres on the former sewage lagoons on Pheasant Road with roughly 3,100 solar modules. This comes after Select Board members, at their meeting on Oct. 22, signed … 0

Greenfield: Driver charged in speeding accident

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

A driver injured in a single-car accident earlier this month has been charged with reckless operation, according to police. Toby Theodore, 25, of Greenfield, was driving on Slip Road shortly after midnight on Oct. 11, when he lost control of his 2010 Subaru Legacy and left the roadway, … 0

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Jaffrey Sunday, Sept. 7 Assault: At 8:40 p.m., police responded to an Oak Street residence for a report of two females fighting. On scene police found a 41-year-old Fitzwilliam woman had sustained injury to her right eye. She claimed that a 27-year-old Jaffrey woman had “sucker punched” her … 0