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Greenfield: Library grant funds new technology for teens

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

When Julie Steenson took up directorship of the Stephenson Memorial Library, she went in with a goal of improving the library’s technology offerings. She also wanted to see the programming for teens grow. A grant from the Young Adult Library Services Association will help accomplish both of those goals. The library has recently hired as an assistant Michele Ricca, someone … 0

Dublin: Town working to replace library boiler

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

DUBLIN — The boiler at the Dublin Public Library is in need of repair before this upcoming winter, after a leak was discovered in April. … 0

Dublin: Dublin School working to finance solar array

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Despite uncertainties surrounding state and nationwide solar subsidies, Dublin School is looking to the future in regards to their proposed 375-kilowatt solar array project. Dublin … 0

Sharon: Rindge man collapses, dies on Wapack Trail

Monday, July 20, 2015

SHARON — A 66-year-old man hiking the Wapack Trail with his son suffered an apparent heart attack and died late Thursday afternoon, according to Paul Thibault, assistant fire chief in Peterborough. John Lasorsa of Rindge collapsed along the … 0

Peterborough: Feds seek Swanzey man

Monday, July 20, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A Swanzey man already wanted on a state bench warrant now has a federal warrant out for his arrest. Ryan Williams, 28, is wanted for unlawful possession of heroin with intent to distribute. Federal authorities are … 0

Greenfield: New charges filed in case

Monday, July 20, 2015

Additional charges, including violation of privacy and simple assault, have been brought against two women already indicted on charges of assaulting a student with disabilities at Crotched Mountain School last year. Jessica Burt, 38, of Hillsborough, and Bethany L. Smith of Bennington each already face a single charge … 0

Temple-Greenville police log: July 16, 2015

Monday, July 20, 2015

Temple-Greenville Tuesday, June 23 Domestic violence: At 3 p.m., police arrested Damion Porter, 28, of Greenville, and charged him with domestic violence and breach of bail conditions. He was transported to the Hillsborough County House of Corrections in lieu of $2,000 cash bail. He was arraigned on June … 0

Police Logs: Rindge - July 16, 2015

Monday, July 20, 2015

Rindge Wednesday, July 8 Conduct after an accident: At 12:15 p.m., police responded to an accident report in the Cheshire Marketplace parking lot, where a driver in a Toyota Tacoma had hit a 2009 Chevy Silverado driven by Shelby Racine, 21, of Ashby, Massachusetts, and fled the scene. … 0

Wilton police log: July 21, 2015

Monday, July 20, 2015

Wilton Thursday, July 9 Theft: At 4:14 p.m. police responded to a Stoney Brook Road business for a report of theft. Police are investigating. Welfare check: At 5:49 p.m., police responded to a Forest Road residence to check the welfare of residents. The residents did not require assistance, … 0

Bennington police log: July 21, 2015

Monday, July 20, 2015

Bennington Wednesday, July 8 Burglary: At 9:30 a.m., police met with a homeowner who reported household items and her dog missing after leaving the residence for the weekend. Police are investigating. Information: At 7:40 p.m., police met with a citizen who had questions about a restraining order. Friday, … 0

Rindge: Nearly 60 acres of town land to be sold

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Twelve properties totaling nearly 60 acres will be put up for sale in an attempt to put the land on the tax rolls. The Select Board voted to sell 12 town-owned properties after consulting with the Conservation Commission in a joint meeting last Wednesday. “I think that everyone … 0

Wilton: Crematorium project aired

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

WILTON — The Zoning Board of Adjustment Tuesday approved the first step in a project that would site a crematorium on Forest Road. Carl Michaud, who owns and operates Michaud Funeral Home on Maple Street, presented the plan. … 0

Jaffrey: Stony Brook subdivision plan resurfaces

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

JAFFREY — Plans for a 28-unit condominium subdivision on Mountain Road, first brought to the town’s attention in 2004, have now resurfaced, with the developer and his attorney asking for final approval Tuesday night. The Planning Board ruled … 0