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New Ipswich / Peterborough: Locals indicted at Superior Court

Monday, July 28, 2014

Several locals were indicted this month by grand juries in Hillsborough County Superior Court on a variety of charges. Timothy Sullivan, 47, of Lyndeborough was indicted on two charges — first-degree assault, a Class A felony, and second-degree assault, a Class B felony. Sullivan allegedly assaulted a 41-year-old man at a home on Center Road on May 3, hitting the … 0

Rindge: 4 to be interviewed for police chief

Monday, July 28, 2014

RINDGE — Members of the Rindge Select Board expect to interview candidates to fill the empty chief of police position today. They will be choosing … 0

Reimers Reason: Hope floats at LakeFest

Friday, July 25, 2014

I must disclose that I have a personal interest in the subject matter of this month’s column. I am on the board of directors of … 0

Peterborough Police Log: July 15, 2014

Monday, July 14, 2014

Peterborough Thursday, June 26 Accident report: At 11:03 a.m., a Francestown resident reported her car had been hit while parked at the Bond Wellness Center and received a scratch. Police opened an investigation. Friday, June 27 Arrest: At 8:56 a.m., Keene police arrested Amy Sibley, 41, of Keene … 0

Hancock Police Log: July 15, 2014

Monday, July 14, 2014

Hancock Thursday, June 26 Accident report: At 9:30 p.m., a driver reported that he had seen a car hit a deer on Route 202 near the intersection with Route 123. The car that hit the deer was driven away and police were not able to get a description. … 0

Wilton: Lack of communication in traffic dummy restoration work, some say

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

WILTON — The Wilton Main Street Association is at odds with the Department of Public Works over the repair and restoration of a historic traffic signal that sits at the head of Main Street. Association members have expressed … 0

Wilton: Police budget is expected to go up

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

WILTON — The Select Board is seeking places in the police department budget that might be reduced to accommodate anticipated promised pay raises in the coming year; it’s a task that may be impossible while maintaining the same … 0

Wilton: Transportation service is seeking town funding

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

WILTON — In March, the “blue bus” of Souhegan Valley Rides made its first forays into Wilton to assist those who are unable to drive, with transportation to medical appointments or shopping trips to any of the towns … 0

Peterborough: Maintenance inspections to follow dam drawdowns

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Drawdowns of the water behind the North Village Dam should only reduce the flow of the Contoocook River for about two weeks, according to Public Works Director Rodney Bartlett, while the drawdown at the Transcript Dam … 0

Hancock: Republican Committee hosts Scott Brown

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

U.S. Primary Senatorial candidate Scott Brown, Hillsborough County Commissioner candidate Carol Holden and Hillsborough County Attorney candidate Dennis Hogan are scheduled speakers at the Hancock Republican Town Committee meeting on July 20 at 4 p.m., in the Daniels Room at the Hancock Library. This is a collaborative effort … 0

Temple: Town turns off boiler to save

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

TEMPLE — Those using the Town Hall during the summer months will have to notify the town ahead of time if they want to use hot water, the Select Board decided Tuesday. In a cost-saving measure, the town … 0

New Ipswich: Ahead of storm, lost hikers found

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — The New Ipswich Fire Department joined N.H. Fish and Game for a search for four lost hikers on Wapack Trail on Tuesday night. Massachusetts residents Laura Ann Stern, 24, Erin Stern, 19, Alexis Gibbons, 18 and Whitney Mansfield, 18, had started their hike from the … 0

PETERBOROUGH: Police spend weekend at hospital

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Police were busy from late Saturday afternoon until Monday evening after officers went to Monadnock Community Hospital to assist with an unruly person. Police Chief Scott Guinard said Wednesday that officers were called to the hospital at about 4 p.m. on Saturday. “An extremely violent person … 0