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Rindge: Man faces 40-80 years in prison

Monday, April 14, 2014

KEENE — A Rindge man has been sentenced to 40 to 80 years in prison on one count of felonious sexual assault and three counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault, after assaulting a young girl under the age of 13 for a period of two years in the 1990s, according to court documents on file at the Cheshire County Superior … 0

New Ipswich: Board OK’s carnival for June

Monday, April 14, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — East Coast Midways is coming to town in early June, in support of the town’s American Youth Soccer Organization. Mindy Buxton of … 0

Greenville: A year later, culvert work moves ahead

Monday, April 14, 2014

GREENVILLE — The town is moving forward with repairs to a concrete culvert on Livingston Road, after the project was delayed for more than a … 0

Dog Tales: Punishment works, but should you use it?

Thursday, March 27, 2014

In the 1980s when I first started training dogs, everything was taught through the use of punishment. If the dog moved out of heel position, he got a swift and meaningful “pop” on the metal choke chain. If … 0

Ageing concerns: Why getting a dementia diagnosis makes sense

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Getting a formal diagnosis of dementia helps people to realize they need to plan for their future as soon as possible — while the person with the diagnosis can still make decisions. This is the time to meet … 0

Rindge: FPU names its 2014 honorary degree and Peterson Award recipients

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Franklin Pierce University will award two Honorary Doctorates and The Honorable Walter R. Peterson Citizen Leader Award at its 49th Commencement Exercises at 10:30 a.m. on May 17. John K. Castle and Kenneth R. Feinberg will be receiving honorary degrees at the Rindge campus ceremonies; J. Bonnie Newman … 0

Rindge: Town may explore energy grants

Monday, March 31, 2014

Rindge Energy Commission Chair Patricia Martin asked the Select Board during their meeting March 19 to explore options for Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative funding, and a Senate Bill 123 grant of $2 million to update town lighting infrastructure, in an effort to reduce energy costs. Martin presented a … 0

Peterborough: Late-night fight ends in arrest

Monday, March 31, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A Riverview Apartments man was arrested early Sunday morning after he allegedly choked a woman during a fight involving four people in one of the apartments. David LaChance, 29, of Peterborough was charged with second-degree assault — a felony level charge — and reckless conduct, according … 0

Antrim: Suspect in car theft nabbed

Monday, March 31, 2014

Police found two stolen vehicles on Thursday, one from Lempster and one from Antrim, and arrested a suspect at a logging site the same day. Around 3 p.m. on Thursday police received a call from the Hillsborough dispatch informing them that a resident of Stacy Hill Road in … 0

Keene/Rindge: Colleges collaborate with substance abuse prevention

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Monadnock Voices for Prevention, the Regional Public Health Network for Substance Misuse Prevention, Keene State College, Franklin Pierce University, and Cheshire County are partnering in a collaborative effort on The Partnership for Success II Grant. The grant coordinates each of these organizations to construct and implement a plan … 0

Peterborough: 5K run for recreation scholarship fund

Thursday, March 27, 2014

The Well School will host a 5K charity fundraising event on June 1 at 9 a.m.  All net proceeds from this event will be donated to The Peterborough Recreation Department Scholarship Fund. This fund is used specifically to offer opportunities to youth throughout the area to participate in … 0

Monday, March 31, 2014

Mason Tuesday, Feb. 25 Theft: A resident reported that back in September he did some excavation work after hauling several loads of material to a man’s house and the man never paid him. The man was contacted by Mason police and given until March 4 to pay $406.65, … 0

Monday, March 31, 2014

greenfield Thursday, Mar. 20 Assist: At 3:20 p.m. Greenfield police assisted Antrim police on Route 202 during a car fire. Saturday, Mar. 22 Assault: At 2:08 p.m., a 16-year-old was reportedly assaulted, according to Police Chief Brian Giammarino. An arrest warrant and further investigation to follow. … 0