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New Ipswich: Trail stewards decry pipeline

Monday, April 27, 2015

The Friends of the Wapack Trail have concerns about a proposed natural gas pipeline that could affect the trail in at least three locations. The trail, first cut in the early 1920s, is a popular hiking destination. A pipeline, proposed by Tennessee Gas Pipeline Inc., a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan, the fourth largest energy company in North America, is proposed … 1

Peterborough: Voters to have say on agritourism

Monday, April 27, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A proposed zoning amendment on the May 12 ballot cements an application process for farmers to supplement their incomes by hosting weddings, farm-to-table … 0

Greenfield: Smith maintains not-guilty plea

Monday, April 27, 2015

Additional criminal charges may be sought against two women the state alleges assaulted two students with disabilities at Crotched Mountain School, according to the prosecuting … 0

Lyndeborough: Two parcels eyed for conservation

Monday, April 20, 2015

Land conservation groups are working on protecting two treasured properties: the top of Rose Mountain and the Woodmont Orchard. Rose Mountain is “just one of those places,” said Chris Wells, the executive director of the Piscataquog Land Conservancy … 0

Peterborough: Climate Lobby chapter opens

Monday, April 20, 2015

A chapter of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby has been started in the Monadnock region — the first in the state of New Hampshire. Joel Huberman of Peterborough is one of only a few members of the chapter so far, but hopes to grow the lobby regionally and to … 0

Mason: Board names new chief

Monday, April 20, 2015

The town will be saying goodbye to its K9 program and looking to hire more part-time officers, as newly appointed Chief Kevin Maxwell takes the reins. Maxwell is no stranger to the Mason Police Department, being promoted to … 0

Peterborough: Home builder pulls application

Monday, April 20, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — After the Zoning Board of Adjustment failed twice to seat a full board, they managed to field one Wednesday. The home builder, however, pulled his application anyway. Thomas Rosswaag, owner of Native Construction LLC, had applied to build a cabana along the Contoocook River. Rosswaag, who … 0

Bennington police log: April 21, 2015

Monday, April 20, 2015

BENNINGTON Sunday, March 29 Alarms: At 2 p.m., police received reports of an alarm going off at Crotched Mountain Ski and Ride that was allegedly due to children playing with the alarm system. Police were unable to locate the children. Motor vehicle complaint: At 2:45 p.m., police received … 0

Peterborough police log: April 21, 2015

Monday, April 20, 2015

Peterborough Tuesday, April 7 Parking complaint: At 10 a.m., a Nubanusit Lane resident complained about vehicles violating town ordinance by parking on the north side of the street. Workers were permitted to park there during the construction, but as the project is finished, Capt. Ernest Belletete informed them … 0

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 … 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 a proposed natural gas pipeline that would run just south of town. “It … 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 site. Complaints stemming from yearly July Fourth celebrations have led the Select Board to make the amendment to the permitting process for fireworks. … 0

Francestown: Regionalization for police examined

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Francestown Police Department is considering combining their department with another, after recently swearing in four new officers. Officer in Charge Stephen Campbell told the Ledger-Transcript on Tuesday that regionalizing the department with a nearby town is on … 0