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Peterborough: Bridge work could take time

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Both lanes of the Main Street Bridge may have to be closed from March to November of 2016 while it is rebuilt, Rodney Bartlett told the Select Board on Tuesday, if the town wants to preserve the historic integrity of the 1940 structure. Upon hearing this from Peterborough’s director of public works, the Select Board didn’t hold back … 0

Temple: Work stalled on Converse bridge

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

TEMPLE — Work on the Converse Road bridge is stalled while the town waits for the final piece of the puzzle — the precast top … 0

Rindge: Teens vandalize Town Common

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A throng of mostly teenagers covered the center of Rindge in toilet paper, paintball paint, and graffiti Friday evening. They also tore down church and … 0

Jaffrey police log: Sept. 23, 2014

Monday, September 22, 2014

Jaffrey Friday, Sept. 5 Accident: At 7:45 p.m., police received a report from a Rindge resident stating that she was involved in a minor motor vehicle accident in a Peterborough Street parking lot. She left a note for the registered owner with whom she had made contact. Police … 0

New Ipswich police log: Sept. 23, 2014

Monday, September 22, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, Aug. 22 Motor vehicle accident: At 1 a.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Davis Village Road, near Dark Lane. James Bishop of New Ipswich fell asleep while driving and missed the turn, crashing his pickup truck. Bishop was not injured. Hit and … 0

Peterborough: Crash into utility pole slows traffic

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A Brookline, N.H. man ran his van into a utility pole on Concord Street on Monday morning, snapping the pole in half, and slowing traffic until that night. Capt. Ernest Belletete of the Peterborough Police Department said Sean Marquette, 27, crashed into the utility pole next … 0

Jaffrey: Injured hiker rescued

Monday, September 15, 2014

JAFFREY — Fish and Game Conservation officers were called to Mount Monadnock for an injured young hiker on Saturday night. While hiking with a group of Police Cadets from Windsor, Conn., a 14-year-old boy suffered a lower leg injury at approximately 5 p.m., after slipping on wet rocks … 0

Temple: Foggy curve leads to single-car accident

Monday, September 15, 2014

TEMPLE — Two women were sent to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a car accident on Peterborough Road on Saturday night. According to Fire Chief George Clark, crews responded to the accident at about 8:30 p.m. on Saturday. A minivan had failed to negotiate a sharp curve … 0

Wilton: Sharp intersection to be improved

Monday, September 15, 2014

WILTON — Safety concerns that had the town looking at a Dale Street intersection will soon be coming to fruition, with changes expected to be put in place this fall. The town first began discussing making a change to the intersection last August, after Police Chief Brent Hautanen … 0

Peterborough: Master plan survey in works

Monday, September 15, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Peterborough’s Master Plan Steering Committee will be enlisting the public to help shape the town’s future by provide the committee with feedback about how the “vision” chapter of the town’s plan should read. In the near future, the committee will be releasing a survey to “stakeholders” … 0

Lyndeborough: ‘It just keeps on growing’

Monday, September 15, 2014

Over the top of Stew Ross’ porch spills the leafy green limbs of his Yellow Sungold cherry tomato plant. Within arm’s reach, green tomatoes are growing, and yellow buds are still sprouting in the mid-September morning. It wouldn’t … 1

Peterborough: Farmland now eligible for alternative uses

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — The Planning Board adopted a process that will allow local farms to use their land for alternative uses, such as weddings, farm dinners and educational purposes. In an interview Wednesday, Planning Board Chair Ivy Vann said … 0

Peterborough: Meditation center may grow

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — The Planning Board has begun to look at a plan to expand a mediation center on Route 101 in Peterborough. There is currently one house at the Temple Mountain Buddhist Meditation Center which is home to a Buddhist monk living on the property. The Meditation Center … 0