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Greenfield: Woman making a donation loses ring

Monday, May 25, 2015

GREENFIELD — A local woman donated more than she expected to the American Legion last week. Wayne and Dee Thomas of Peterborough were manning a donation can at the Harvester Market to raise money for the American Legion Peterborough Post No. 5 Poppy Program, which both helps employ veterans in need and commemorates those lost in battle. After one woman … 0

New Ipswich: Off to market, once again

Monday, May 25, 2015

With Beth Dunn-Somero at the helm, the New Ipswich Farmers Market will be back in action this summer. Dunn-Somero’s passion for local food has been … 0

Francestown: Part-time chief the preferred option

Monday, May 25, 2015

Keep the Police Department in town and small, about a hundred residents told Francestown officials. Selectmen held a forum on town policing issues, including whether … 0

Dublin: Engineer reviews need for mitigation

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

DUBLIN — Two steps remain before construction can begin on the Charcoal Road Bridge: a wetlands mitigation plan and bidding out the project. With an application pending with the N.H. Department of Environmental Services that would reimburse the town 80 percent of the project’s estimated $1.24 million cost, … 0

Peterborough: Town meets on Mr. Mike’s plan

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Planning Board members, along with members of the Heritage and Conservation Commissions and Select Board, reviewed a preliminary expansion design for Mr. Mike’s gas station and convenience store on Jaffrey Road on Monday. Global Partners, the … 0

Sharon: Town joins opposition to NED pipeline

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

SHARON — The Select Board is considering throwing its hat in the ring to fight a natural-gas pipeline proposed to snake through southern New Hampshire. The board will host a get-together at the Meeting House on Tuesday at 7 p.m. “Personally, as a selectman, I want the people … 0

Antrim: Wind developer offers conservation donation

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Antrim Wind Energy has added land to a growing parcel that will be earmarked for conservation as part of its mitigation plan should its wind towers be built on the ridgeline of Willard Mountain and Tuttle Hill. This week, Antrim Wind reached an agreement with the New England … 0

Peterborough: Doily theft suspect turns herself in

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

A woman who allegedly stole doilies, a pillow and a hat from an antique store turned herself in on a warrant on May 6. Catherine Moore, 55, of Keene was charged with willful concealment. On Feb. 28, Moore allegedly stole from antique shop Twin Elm Farm merchandise that … 0

Mason/Brookline: Standoff in Mason ends with all OK

Monday, May 11, 2015

A four and a half hour standoff between police and a man who allegedly brandished a gun at another driver ended peacefully on Saturday night. Police Saturday received a report at about 2 p.m. that a driver on … 1

Peterborough: ZBA gives OK to cabana construction

Monday, May 11, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The Zoning Board of Adjustment heard no complaints about allowing a 300 square-foot cabana to be built near the Contoocook River on Hunt Road. Christopher Guide of Fieldstone Land Consultants compared the cabana to a screened … 0

New Ipswich: State House and Senate pass bills to aid cemetery dispute

Monday, May 11, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — The House and Senate both passed two bills targeted to resolve a dispute between the town and state over a piece of state-owned land in Smithville Cemetery. The piece of land is owned by the … 0

Wilton: Energy Committee officially opposes pipeline

Monday, May 11, 2015

WILTON — The Wilton Energy Committee is joining several other boards in voicing its opposition to a natural gas pipeline proposed by Kinder Morgan. The pipeline route, which would not cross into Wilton but does come close to its border, traverses Rindge, New Ipswich, Mason and Greenville on … 0

Jaffrey: Brush fires still a threat in Monadnock region

Monday, May 11, 2015

Lack of rainfall coupled with warm temperatures have led to a number of brush fires in the region in the past few weeks. Temple called in over a dozen towns to assist with a brush fire off Kendall … 0