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New Ipswich: $450K for police building?

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — What to do with the town’s police station has been a question for a number of years. While currently in a central location on Turnpike Road, almost directly across the street from the Town Offices, the police station is located in a building owned by Dublin dentist Fred Giaimo. The station is located in a complex with … 0

New Hampshire's only female Catholic priest shares her struggle

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

On Tuesday, Franklin Pierce University hosted a showing of the documentary “Pink Smoke Over the Vatican,” which chronicles the journey of women priests. Following the … 0

Dublin: Changes to Old Common Road are presented

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

DUBLIN — The Select Board held a public hearing Monday night on a plan to discontinue and move the easternmost part of Old Common Road, … 0

Lyndeborough: $59K Mountain Rd. study put forward

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

LYNDEBOROUGH — Technically, Lyndeborough’s proposed operating budget of $1,743,066 is down from last year’s. However, last year’s budget included a last-minute $141,494 hike to reimburse Wilton for overpaying for school district capital improvements that were legally Lyndeborough’s responsibility. … 0

Temple: Board recommends all warrant articles

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

TEMPLE — Despite Select Board member George Willard expressing some qualms about two articles on the warrant this year, the Select Board made the decision to unanimously recommend all of the articles on the warrant this year. Willard … 0

Antrim: Board at odds on lighting the fields

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

ANTRIM — A $95,000 plan to light the town’s soccer field, used by recreation programs and sometimes by ConVal sports teams, received mixed reviews at Tuesday’s budget hearing. The budget, which is flat this year at 4,005,544, drew … 0

MASON / TEMPLE: Pipeline worries local land lovers

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Pickety Place in Mason is known for its idyllic, peaceful setting, and for being the model for the cover of the Golden Books version of “Little Red Riding Hood.” Carol Iodice of Mason, who tends the gardens that Pickety Place is known for, said in an interview Tuesday … 0

Hancock: Police chief passes test, back on job

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

HANCOCK — Police Chief Andrew Wood is back on the job, after passing the fitness tests required for all police officers. Hancock Town Administrator Diane Kendall, in an email to the Ledger-Transcript, confirmed that the N.H. Police Standards and Training Council restored police certification to Wood on Monday, … 0

Jaffrey: Board raises water and sewer rates

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

JAFFREY — With looming water main repairs pending in Jaffrey, Select Board Chairman Kathleen Batchelder motioned to raised the water rate by 2 percent and the sewer rate by 1 percent, which was approved by the rest of … 0

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Jaffrey Tuesday, Jan. 27 Accident: At 1:50 p.m., police received a report from a Squantum Road resident stating that someone had crashed into her mailbox and drove away. A neighbor identified the driver and police responded to the driver’s residence and located the vehicle in question. There was … 0

Francestown police log: Feb. 12, 2015

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

FRANCESTOWN Saturday, Jan. 24: Motor vehicle accident: At 8:50 a.m., an officer responded to a single vehicle motor vehicle accident on Bennington Road at Old Turnpike Road. Julie Newcombe, 43, of Bennington was driving southbound when she lost control of her 1999 Chevrolet and was transported to Monadnock … 0

Antrim police log: Feb. 12, 2015

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

antrim Wednesday, Feb. 4: Motor vehicle accident: At 11:06 a.m., police received reports of a minor motor vehicle accident. Ashley LaChance, 24, of Peterborough was pulling out of Beaver Dam Road onto West Street when Merideth Shepard, 18, of Bennington, driving a green 1992 Jeep Wrangler eastbound on … 0

New Ipswich police log: Feb. 12, 2015

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

New Ipswich Friday, Jan. 30 Road hazard: At 9:23 p.m., police noticed a car parked in the roadway, and made contact with the operator who was attempting to complete a cellphone call. Police requested the driver to move along as they were blocking the roadway and violating a … 0