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Peterborough: Parking lot plan goes to public

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Town officials presented a plan in public hearings Tuesday night to use Downtown TIF District funds to pay for costs associated with a new parking lot off Grove Street, including purchasing a downtown lot for the purpose as well as construction for a total of $1,143,562. The town proposed the latest plan for a new parking lot, a … 0

New Ipswich: Petition protests business district

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — A proposed zoning ordinance put forward by petition that would allow commercial enterprises downtown will now have to gain two-thirds support from … 0

Rindge: One-alarm fire nearly takes down garage

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

RINDGE — A one-alarm fire broke out Monday evening at a Candlelight Road garage. Damage to the garage was minimal because of the quick reaction … 0

New Hampshire's only female Catholic priest shares her struggle

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

On Tuesday, Franklin Pierce University hosted a showing of the documentary “Pink Smoke Over the Vatican,” which chronicles the journey of women priests. Following the showing of the film, The Rev. Theresa Chabot, the only female ordained Catholic … 0

Dublin: Changes to Old Common Road are presented

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

DUBLIN — The Select Board held a public hearing Monday night on a plan to discontinue and move the easternmost part of Old Common Road, which is a part of the second phase of the town’s Traffic Calming Project. According to plans shown at the public hearing, the … 0

Dublin: Board fine tunes warrant articles ahead of Town Meeting

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

DUBLIN — The Board of Selectmen took one final look at the warrant articles this past Monday, in preparation for the upcoming Town Meeting. To ensure the warrant articles are both saying everything that needs to be said and that they are written in a way that is … 0

New Ipswich: Benefit for cancer-stricken local

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

An auction and benefit dinner will be held Friday to benefit Lynda Swenson of New Ipswich. Swenson was diagnosed in January with a grade II diffuse astrocythoma, a cancerous tumor that starts in the brain and tends to remain there. She is currently being treated at the Brigham … 0

Rindge: Acquittal in sex assault of minor

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

A former Rindge man who was charged with sexually assaulting a minor under the age of 13 between 2006 and 2011 was found not guilty last week by a Cheshire County Jury. Scott Andrew Hill, 48, of Swanzey … 0

Dublin Select Board

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Allan G. Pinney Occupation: Construction project manager, planner Time living in town: 59 years Previously elected offices: former appointed library trustee Other qualifications: A good understanding of budget management, able to see the big picture and not get … 0

Jaffrey Select Board: Downshifting costs impacts us all

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Kathleen Batchelder* Occupation: Director, Jaffrey Rindge Extended Day Program Time living in town: Since 1981 Previously elected offices: Jaffrey Rindge Cooperative School Board Other qualifications: Former director of TEAM Jaffrey, Jaffrey’s main Street program, former member: Jaffrey Economic … 0

New Ipswich Budget Committee, 2-year term: Fiscal responsibility is the goal

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Paul Termin* Occupation: Medical Research Time living in town: 5 years Previously elected offices: New Ipswich Planning Board Other qualifications: Appointed to New Ipswich Budget Review Committee, 2014 What are two issues you feel are important and how … 0

Rindge Budget Advisory Committee: Questioning expenditures the focus

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Kale L. Stenersen* Occupation: Kitchen design, sales, Triumph Interiors Inc., Rindge Time living in town: 27 years Previously elected offices: Budget Advisory Committee Other Qualifications: Fiscally responsible, attentive to detail, number cruncher, common cense What are two issues … 0

Hancock: Learn about wood turtle, flowers, at Harris Center

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Today, the Harris Center will be hosting “Wood Turtle Ecology and Conservation.” Wood turtles (Glyptemys insculpta) occur in cold streams in forested areas throughout the Northeast — including the Monadnock Region — but they’re especially vulnerable to habitat loss and fragmentation, mowing, and poaching. As a result, they’re … 0