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Cheshire County Sheriff: Improving communications key

Monday, October 27, 2014

Eli Rivera, D-Keene Occupation: Incumbent Cheshire County Sheriff Time living in town: Keene since 1989 Previously elected offices: Keene School Board/Chair, Keene School Moderator Other qualifications: Sheriff, retired Keene Police Lieutenant, National Sheriff’s Institute graduate, Roger Williams Leadership Institute graduate, Babson College Leadership graduate, U.S. Coast Guard/Army Reserve veteran, Bachelor’s degree, Franklin Pierce College. Thirty-plus years public safety experience. What … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: Board mulls staff dress code

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

WILTON — The Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative School Board is considering a revision to its dress-code policy for its teachers. The first draft of the new dress … 0

Greenville: Tax rate down 9 percent

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The town’s tax rate is down by $2.62 this year, with the decrease attributed mostly to a dip in the town’s portion. The total tax … 0

NEW IPSWICH: Highbridge work gets underway

Monday, October 6, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Work to replace a state-owned bridge at the intersection of Route 123 and 124 started Monday, and will leave a one-lane traffic flow for much of the scheduled work, expected to be completed in 2016. Beck and Bellucci, Inc. of Franklin has been awarded the … 0

Rindge: Swearing in

Monday, October 6, 2014

RINDGE — Residents got the opportunity to meet the newly-appointed chief of police, Todd Muilenberg, during a swearing-in ceremony at the Meeting House on Thursday morning. … 0

Peterborough: Making Strides Breast Cancer walk

Friday, October 3, 2014

The American Cancer Society will hold its annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk on Sunday at Depot Square in Peterborough. Registration will open at 9 a.m. and the walk will begin at 10:30 a.m. The event will … 0

Peterborough: Health workers win scholarships

Friday, October 3, 2014

Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services recently named the first recipients of the Barbara R. Duckett scholarships, which are awarded annually to HCS employees who are pursuing higher education in fields related to health care. The scholarships were awarded to Courtney Davis, LNA, who is working toward an … 0

Jaffrey police log: Oct. 7, 2014

Monday, October 6, 2014

Jaffrey Thursday, Sept. 25 Accident: At 3 p.m., police responded to River Street for a two-car accident. Police found two vehicles pulled to the side of the road. A 17-year-old girl from Manchester, the driver of a 1997 Acura CL, stated she was unable to stop before striking … 0

Temple: Circus teacher hurt in hit-and-run

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

TEMPLE — Rick Davis of Temple, a man known throughout the region for his dedication to teaching adolescents the arts of the circus, was injured Sunday afternoon when he was struck from behind by a hit-and-run driver while … 0

Rindge police log: Oct. 2, 2014

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Rindge Saturday, Sept. 20 Accident: at 12:04 a.m., police responded to Route 119 in the area of Boss Construction, after a 2001 Audi A6 driven by Andrew Berard, 26, of Rindge left the roadway and rolled several times. When police arrived Berard had gotten out of his car … 0

New Ipswich police logs: Oct. 2, 2014

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, Sept. 12 Suspicious activity: At 9:09 a.m., a Page Hill Road resident told police she has been receiving a lot of hang-up phone calls. Police advised her to contact her phone service and to purchase a caller ID. Suspicious driver: At 4:44 p.m., police were … 0

Rindge: Olson sentencing delayed

Monday, September 29, 2014

The sentencing of a Rindge man who pleaded guilty to tax evasion charges earlier this year has been delayed for a second time this month. Olson was originally scheduled to be sentences on Sept. 26, but that date was delayed until Oct. 30, to allow both sides to … 0

Jaffrey: Cutting to the Corps

Monday, September 29, 2014

JAFFREY — A short walk from the entrance to Children’s Woods on Stratton Road, there are a group of people busily working among huge logs of hemlock. The logs have been felled and dragged to their current location … 0