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Lyndeborough: Welding accident leads to wood processor fire

Monday, September 22, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — An attempted machinery repair resulted in a fire at 649 Forest Road on Friday morning. At approximately 11:40 a.m. Donald Nadeau, who owns a residence on Forest Road and is the owner of Nadeau Logging, was attempting to weld a large wood processor when it caught fire, according to Lyndeborough Police Chief Rance DeWare in an interview Monday. … 0

Mason: Fire guts residence, leaves two homeless

Monday, September 22, 2014

A single-alarm fire on Saturday evening resulted in the total loss of a Starch Mill Road home. Neither of the house’s two occupants was home … 0

Monday, September 22, 2014

Jaffrey Friday, Sept. 5 Accident: At 7:45 p.m., police received a report from a Rindge resident stating that she was involved in a minor motor … 0

Court log, Sept. 2, 2014

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Greenfield Michael Shatney, 22, Antrim, driving after suspension, $310 fine. Jaffrey Joshua Blanchette, 32, Jaffrey, failure to keep right, complaint placed on file with guilty finding. Jason Eddy, 32, Jaffrey, theft by deception, commitment to the House of Correction for 120 days, served by two consecutive weekends from … 0

Lyndeborough: Select Board adopts snow removal ordinance to help keep roads clear and safe

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — The Select Board is putting the weight of a town ordinance behind an effort to keep town roadways clear and safe for winter snowplowing. During its Aug. 20 meeting, the board voted to establish an ordinance that could result in fines of up to $1,000 for … 0

Peterborough: ‘Exercise your civic right’

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — On Tuesday, RiverMead Lifecare Community residents got the exclusive chance to ask questions of the four candidates facing off for the open District 5 Executive Council seat, during the first of two debates that will be … 1

Hancock Police Log: Aug. 28, 2014

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Hancock Thursday, Aug. 7 Assist: At 3:26 p.m., an officer assisted with a medical call on King’s Highway, where a man who had been stung by a bee was having an allergic reaction. Friday, Aug. 8 Assist: At 10:56 p.m., an officer discovered a vehicle with its lights … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: School construction zone

Monday, August 25, 2014

WILTON — One look at the Florence Rideout Elementary School from the outside, and it is obvious that construction of the school’s new addition is well underway. To one side, there’s a parking lot that has never been … 0

Rindge: Another new face at the PD

Monday, August 25, 2014

RINDGE — Those who walk into the Rindge Police Department will be seeing a new face greeting them at the front desk. The department is still waiting on its new Chief of Police, Todd Muilenberg, who is expected … 0

Rindge: Birge resigns from FPU

Monday, August 25, 2014

Franklin Pierce University President of five years James Birge announced Thursday he is resigning his post. Birge has said he will stay on through the next school year, in order to ease the transition process, according to a … 0

Rindge: Store fined for sales of synthetics

Monday, August 25, 2014

A Rindge store has been charged a $2,500 fine by the state’s Liquor Commission, after two violations related to the sale of packets of synthetic chemicals containing banned substances, according to Liquor Commission officials. In an interview Friday, … 0

Jaffrey: Motorcyclist airlifted after sliding off bike, hitting tree

Monday, August 25, 2014

A Greenville resident slid off his motorcycle on Squantum Road Sunday night, slamming into a tree. He was airlifted to a Massachusetts hospital. A woman motorcyclist traveling with him was arrested, and is being charged with a DWI, simple assault and possession of a controlled substance, after she … 0

Jaffrey: Jail time for fraud

Monday, August 25, 2014

Jaffrey resident Charles H. Howard III will spend three and a half years in jail after pleading guilty last week to a felony count of conspiracy to commit investment adviser fraud and a felony count of securities manipulation. His wife, Carolyn Howard, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge … 0