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NEw Ipswich: Two will vie for Lawrence’s seat

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

NEW IPSWICH — George Lawrence remembers the early days of his Select Board tenure. Before the town had a zoning code. Before computers were part of the everyday business of the town and everything was written by hand. When residents would bring dead porcupines to Select Board meetings to collect the town’s bounty on them. Lawrence has been a staple …

Antrim: Two-day event slated to identify town needs

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Antrim’s future is in the hands of its residents. Together with the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension, Antrim residents have begun a process to …

Peterborough: Rec department sees revenue dip

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — The Recreation Department expects to collect about $50,000 less revenue next fiscal year, as the population in town continues to age. “There are …

Francestown: Recording town meetings on table

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

FRANCESTOWN — In the wake of a lawsuit five residents filed against the Select Board this past summer, two camcorders on tripods began to appear at Select Board meetings. At each meeting, two audience members — one seated …

Hancock: Chief seeks relief for short-staffed force

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

HANCOCK — The resignation of one full-time police officer and the reduction of a part-time officer’s hours has the police chief pleading with the Select Board to authorize another hire. “In all honesty, I’m getting tired,” said Andrew …

Hancock: Restoration project earns award

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

HANCOCK — The town, its architect and its construction manager have won a statewide award for the restoration of the Meetinghouse, a white, Greek Revival building with a towering steeple. The N.H. Chapter of the American Institute of …

Wilton: Study to inform plan for economic growth

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Find the strengths and identify the weaknesses — that’s the plan for developing Wilton’s economy. On Monday, the Select Board agreed to contract the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension to help lead a Wilton task force in …

Mason: Pipeline funds on warrant

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

MASON — A vote to continue to fund the legal fight against the pipeline is once again on the town warrant. On Tuesday night, the Select Board presented the public with it proposed operating budget and monetary warrant …

Antrim / Bennington / Lyndeborough: Superior court hands down indictments

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

An Antrim woman has been indicted on drug charges and endangering the welfare of a child, according to court records. Tawni Chamberlain, 25, was indicted by a Hillsborough County Superior Court grand jury earlier this month on two counts of possession of a controlled drug, endangering the welfare …

Temple: Town draws line in pipeline sand

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

TEMPLE — Temple’s stance on the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline is well-established — but not yet official. This year, voters will have the opportunity to decide on the town’s stance on the pipeline during Town Meeting. “Although so …

Police log: New Ipswich — Jan. 28, 2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

New Ipswich Friday, Jan. 15 Civil standby: At 1:47 p.m., police assisted with a civil standby on Playground Road while a resident picked up some of their personal belongings. Safe school report: At 2:25 p.m., police were informed that two male students at Boynton Middle School had an …

Police log: Wilton — Jan. 28, 2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Wilton Thursday, Dec. 24 Assist: At 11:49 a.m., police assisted a resident on Park Street with gaining access to his vehicle, after he accidentally locked his keys in the trunk. Driving after revocation/suspension: At 4:10 p.m., police arrested Kevin Kendall, 30, of Greenville, on a charge of driving …

Police Log: Peterborough — Jan. 28, 2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Peterborough Tuesday, Jan. 19 Accident: A 2007 Subaru Impreza driven by Russell Novotny, 31, of Peterborough, struck a deer on Jaffrey Road near Community Lane at 1:39 p.m. The deer ran off, he said. Novotny was not injured in the crash. While the hatchback sustained damage, Novotny was …