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Jaffrey: Board looks at dog waste

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

JAFFREY — Surveillance cameras, increased enforcement and additional signs are all on the table to deal with dog excrement left behind on the town common. Banning all dogs from town property was also discussed by the Select Board on Monday, but they opted instead for more education and enforcement. One selectman even suggested the town consider mounting video surveillance for … 0

Temple: New committee to follow pipeline

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

TEMPLE — The Select Board, which has voted to officially oppose the pipeline, is seeking community activists for a committee to follow the progress of … 0

New Ipswich: Fireworks permit now requires 14-day notice

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — Going forward, residents will be required to apply for fireworks permits two weeks in advance, to allow emergency personnel to vet the … 0

Rindge: Officials worry about road damages near construction

Monday, April 6, 2015

RINDGE — Local developers recently petitioned to make Atlantic Drive a town road, but town officials are worried construction equipment traveling to a nearby subdivision might damage the road, forcing taxpayers to pay for costly repairs. Petitioners Scott … 0

Peterborough: Candidates file for open town official seats

Monday, April 6, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Three candidates will vie for two Library Trustee positions with three-year terms, while the rest of the May 12 ballot remains uncontested. Newcomer Laura Hanson is up against Library Trustee incumbents Randolph Brown and David Weir. With longtime selectwoman Liz Thomas not seeking re-election, the board … 0

Dublin: An unlikely recovery

Monday, April 6, 2015

A traumatic brain injury that paralyzes half of your body and destroys your short-term memory can be seen as a death sentence for most. Allan Pinney saw it as an opportunity to grow stronger. After suffering a brain … 0

Peterborough: Making the tough choice to wear a wig

Thursday, February 26, 2015

“When you start brushing your hair and clumps of it fall out, that’s when you have to commit,” Kim Short said. Short, a two-time cancer survivor, experienced one of the many detrimental side effects of a battle with … 0

Peterborough/Keene: Substance abuse support group formed

Monday, April 6, 2015

As she has watched her son struggle with substance abuse since the time he was a young teenager, Sue Cullinane of Rindge has been looking desperately for support — and not just for her son, but for herself. There was a dearth of peer-to-peer support for those that … 0

Peterborough: Smoking cessation program at MCH

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Beginning April 14, Monadnock Community Hospital is introducing a newly designed six-week Smoking Cessation Program designed to maximize success for individuals who want to quit smoking. Titled, “Quit 2B Fit,” the program includes unique educational components, coupled with supportive coaching to help participants achieve success. Participants will learn … 0

Bennington police log: April 2, 2015

Monday, April 6, 2015

BENNINGTON Saturday, March 28 Motor vehicle accident: At 9:30 a.m., police responded to Greenfield Road after reports of a motor vehicle accident. Police found four vehicles involved in two separate accidents. The first vehicle, a 2005 Chevy Colorado pickup truck, being driven by Judith Heddy, 58, of Bennington … 0

Greenfield police log: April 7, 2015

Monday, April 6, 2015

GREENFIELD Tuesday, March 24 Assist: At 3:17 p.m., an officer assisted Francestown Police with a domestic dispute that involved a barricaded subject. Canine complaint: At 3:40 p.m., an officer responded to a dog chasing a deer on Crotched Mountain Road. Police informed the dog’s owner of the incident. … 0

Wilton police log: April 7, 2015

Monday, April 6, 2015

Wilton Saturday, March 28 Theft: At 7:34 a.m., police responded to a Gibbons Highway business for a report of a theft. The suspect left the scene in a vehicle travelling westbound. Police received information that the suspect had been involved in an accident with a second vehicle prior … 0

New Ipswich police log: April 7, 2015

Monday, April 6, 2015

New Ipswich Friday, March 27 Suspicious vehicle: At 12:57 a.m., police received a report of a suspicious tractor-trailer parked in a pull off on Route 31 in Greenville. Police forwarded the information to Greenville police. Arrest: At 11:43 a.m., police were notified of a two-car accident on Turnpike … 0