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Peterborough: Medical pot plant size slows process

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — Registration for the company certified to grow medical marijuana here has been delayed as the firm prepares its facility, which is more than twice the size of any other in the state, said its CEO. “Our facility is the largest by far in the state,” said John Glowik of Prime Alternative Treatment Centers of New Hampshire. “In the …

Mason: New police officers are a match

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

MASON — “We’re the two oldest rookies you’ll ever meet,” declares Patrol Officer Mark Hager of Mason. Hager, along with his shift partner Rich Fortin, …

Greenville / Temple: On-call positions suggested to cover police gap

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

TEMPLE — How much police coverage do the towns of Temple and Greenville need? The current budget funds four full-time and four part-time officers, with …

Police log: New Ipswich — Jan. 28, 2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

New Ipswich Friday, Jan. 15 Civil standby: At 1:47 p.m., police assisted with a civil standby on Playground Road while a resident picked up some of their personal belongings. Safe school report: At 2:25 p.m., police were informed that two male students at Boynton Middle School had an …

Police log: Wilton — Jan. 28, 2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Wilton Thursday, Dec. 24 Assist: At 11:49 a.m., police assisted a resident on Park Street with gaining access to his vehicle, after he accidentally locked his keys in the trunk. Driving after revocation/suspension: At 4:10 p.m., police arrested Kevin Kendall, 30, of Greenville, on a charge of driving …

Police Log: Peterborough — Jan. 28, 2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Peterborough Tuesday, Jan. 19 Accident: A 2007 Subaru Impreza driven by Russell Novotny, 31, of Peterborough, struck a deer on Jaffrey Road near Community Lane at 1:39 p.m. The deer ran off, he said. Novotny was not injured in the crash. While the hatchback sustained damage, Novotny was …

Peterborough: Funds sought for extra sludge removal

Monday, January 25, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — The Wastewater Department is trying not to make the same mistake twice: underestimating the amount of sludge in the former sewage lagoon. “We estimated there was 3 inches. It turns out there was 21,” said Town …

Lyndeborough: Town proposes $900K bond for Mountain Road

Monday, January 25, 2016

A $900,000 bond is expected to finance the reconstruction of Mountain Road town officials say. Voters will get their first look at the actual figures in a bond hearing on Feb. 10, shortly after final bids are submitted …

Lyndeborough: Staff costs force budget up 4.7%

Monday, January 25, 2016

The proposed budget is up by approximately 4.7 percent from the current year. Currently, the budget for 2016 is proposed at $1,824,271, a $81,203 increase from the 2015 budget. One of the largest places of increase is in the personnel administration, which jumped from $189,537 to $232,990, a …

Police Logs: Bennington - Jan. 26, 2016

Monday, January 25, 2016

Bennington Wednesday, Jan. 6 Juvenile offense: At 9:28 p.m., police assisted a parent with an out-of-control juvenile on Bible Hill Road. Thursday, Jan. 7 Agency assist: At 4:52 p.m., police assisted the Bennington Fire Department with an injured skier at Crotched Mountain Ski and Ride. Friday, Jan. 8 …

Police Logs: Dublin - Jan. 26, 2016

Monday, January 25, 2016

Dublin Wednesday, Dec. 9 Theft: At 6:30 p.m., police issued a must appear summons to Nathaniel Weddle, 26, of Dublin, charging him with theft by unauthorized taking. Bail was not sought for Weddle, as he is currently under bail conditions for a pending Jaffrey case. He is scheduled …

Police Log: Peterborough — Jan. 26, 2016

Monday, January 25, 2016

Peterborough Friday, June 15 Crash: A 2005 Mercury Mariner driven by Denise Beaudoin, 54, of Peterborough collided with a 2008 Toyota Camry driven by Diane Callahan, 64, of Sharon while Beaudoin was turning left from Wilton Road onto Granite Street at 6:42 p.m. Neither driver was injured. The …

Police Log: Francestown — Jan. 26, 2016

Monday, January 25, 2016

Francestown Monday, Jan. 11 Crash: A 17-year-old boy driving on Bible Hill Road Extension lost control of his vehicle and struck a tree at 11:21 a.m. The juvenile was not injured in the crash. The vehicle was towed. Police are investigating the cause of the crash. Saturday, Jan. …