Jaffrey: Planting seeds for the future

Monday, July 27, 2015

The Girls’ Garden Club isn’t afraid to get dirty, although they might ask for gloves in order to pick beetles off their blooming zinnias, Over the course of its meeting Tuesday, members dig, water and weed in the dirt, strip plants of dead leaves and build a new seed bed. The club is the brainchild of Christine Pressman at Foggy … 0

Bobcat’s Tail: Six things to do before summer is over

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Summer slides into place and we settle in, enjoying long days and easy times. By the time we’ve caught our breath and recall the distant … 0

Lyndeborough: Timber cuts a cause for concern

Monday, July 27, 2015

LYNDEBOROUGH — After two recent timber cuts near local wetlands and streams, the Select Board and members of the Conservation Commission sat down to discuss … 0

Bennington police log: July 21, 2015

Monday, July 20, 2015

Bennington Wednesday, July 8 Burglary: At 9:30 a.m., police met with a homeowner who reported household items and her dog missing after leaving the residence for the weekend. Police are investigating. Information: At 7:40 p.m., police met with a citizen who had questions about a restraining order. Friday, … 0

Rindge: Nearly 60 acres of town land to be sold

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Twelve properties totaling nearly 60 acres will be put up for sale in an attempt to put the land on the tax rolls. The Select Board voted to sell 12 town-owned properties after consulting with the Conservation Commission in a joint meeting last Wednesday. “I think that everyone … 0

Wilton: Crematorium project aired

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

WILTON — The Zoning Board of Adjustment Tuesday approved the first step in a project that would site a crematorium on Forest Road. Carl Michaud, who owns and operates Michaud Funeral Home on Maple Street, presented the plan. … 0

Jaffrey: Stony Brook subdivision plan resurfaces

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

JAFFREY — Plans for a 28-unit condominium subdivision on Mountain Road, first brought to the town’s attention in 2004, have now resurfaced, with the developer and his attorney asking for final approval Tuesday night. The Planning Board ruled … 0

Jaffrey: Special Town Meeting nixed

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Town Offices Timeline 2008: Jaffrey contracts with H.L. Turner Group to complete an assessment of all municipal buildings. The study finds that the town office had the highest priority for building improvements, followed by the DPW/highway garage and … 0

Peterborough: Traffic a concern for Mr. Mike’s site

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The Planning Board handed down a detailed list of recommendations for a corporation to consider in its plans to demolish a 30-year-old gas station on Grove Street and build a modern one on the lot. High … 0

Peterborough: ZBA paves way for library expansion

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The Planning Board is clearing the way for the library to expand. The board approved a boundary line adjustment between the library and the FairPoint building on Concord Street. This move enables the nonprofit supporting the library to buy the rear half of that property FairPoint … 0

Wilton: Donors sought at marrow drive

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

It takes two seconds. A swipe of a cotton swab on the inside of your cheek. But that simple act could help save a life. Wilton Ambulance is holding a drive to register potential bone marrow donors. The largest push behind the drive is EMT Jonathon Sweeney, who … 0

Sharon: Town Clerk: Support lacking

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

SHARON — The town clerk and tax collector resigned Tuesday, less than two weeks after the Select Board publicly criticized her decision to change her office hours. “I’ve just had it,” said Lisa Hall, who has served in the elected position for four years, in an interview Wednesday. … 0

Mason police log: July 16, 2015

Wednesday, July 15, 2015