Rindge: Man faces 40-80 years in prison

Monday, April 14, 2014

KEENE — A Rindge man has been sentenced to 40 to 80 years in prison on one count of felonious sexual assault and three counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault, after assaulting a young girl under the age of 13 for a period of two years in the 1990s, according to court documents on file at the Cheshire County Superior … 0

New Ipswich: Board OK’s carnival for June

Monday, April 14, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — East Coast Midways is coming to town in early June, in support of the town’s American Youth Soccer Organization. Mindy Buxton of … 0

Greenville: A year later, culvert work moves ahead

Monday, April 14, 2014

GREENVILLE — The town is moving forward with repairs to a concrete culvert on Livingston Road, after the project was delayed for more than a … 0

Jaffrey: Students learn from nature

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Harris Center naturalist Jaime Hutchinson and Jaffrey Grade School 3rd grade teacher, Patty Long, take their classroom lessons outside to do the hands-on detective work of identifying animal tracks and scat in Jaffrey’s Children’s Woods.  … 0

Francestown police log: April 3, 2014

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Francestown Friday, March 18 Noise complaint: At 4:30 p.m., police received a barking dog complaint on Clarkville Road. A warning was issued to the owner of the dog. Saturday, March 19 Traffic assistance: At 10 a.m., police assisted with traffic at Crotched Mountain Ski and Ride. Monday, March … 0

Peterborough Police Log: April 3, 2014

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Peterborough Monday, March 24 Vandalism: At 11:56 a.m., a resident of Nashua Road in Sharon reported her mailbox had been vandalized the previous Saturday night. Tuesday, March 25 Accident report: At 7:45 a.m., Sandra Naylor, 57, of Hollis told police she had hit a deer while driving on … 0

Antrim police log: April 3, 2014

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Antrim Monday, March 24 Assist motorist: At 6:15 a.m., dispatch advised of a disabled motor vehicle on Concord Street. Police spoke with the operator who said he was all set, that he had an electrical issue with the truck and had AAA on the way. Found property: At … 0

Police Logs: Jaffrey – April 3, 2014

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Jaffrey Wednesday, March 26 Juvenile petition: At 9:35 a.m., a mother, a Jaffrey resident, and her 11-year-old daughter came to the police station regarding an investigation into a fire alarm that was pulled at the Jaffrey Grade School. The officer investigating the incident issued a juvenile petition for … 0

Greenville/ Wilton: Fire claims life of mother

Monday, March 31, 2014

Former Greenville and Wilton resident Lisa Englehart, 39, died on Saturday night in a house fire in Fitchburg according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Englehart, who was residing in Fitchburg, and Englehart’s nephew, Christopher … 0

PETERBOROUGH: Court date set in arson case

Monday, March 31, 2014

Former Peterborough firefighter Gregory Potter, 22, charged with setting a series of fires in Durham in the early morning hours of Feb. 2, 2013, will not be going on trial until next year, according to officials in Stafford County Superior Court. Potter was indicted by a Stafford County grand jury … 0

Lyndeborough: A friend in need

Monday, March 31, 2014

For Dan Taylor, it was a waiting game. His kidneys had been failing for more than a year. He was on the list for a kidney transplant, but was looking at a waiting list of three to five … 0

greenfield: Fire chief seeks volunteers

Monday, March 31, 2014

GREENFIELD — Fire Chief Loren White is seeking to form a volunteer study committee with the purpose of furthering community involvement and raising the number of volunteer firefighters readily available to the town. The Greenfield Fire Department currently … 0

Parent Wise: Discipline that’s punitive doesn’t work

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Discipline? Absolutely — as long as it’s positive Often when I talk about the benefits of shared power, connection and problem-solving, a parent will ask me, “Are you saying that we shouldn’t discipline our children?” or “Isn’t that undermining my authority?” Great questions. Historically our parenting culture has … 0