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Lyndeborough: Funds raised to purchase Rose Mountain

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Thrills may be found on Blueberry Hill, but the blueberries are found on Rose Mountain. Rose Mountain is named for Abram Rose, and was once used to support sheep flocks, and later was the site of dozens of commercial blueberries bushes. The berries were shipped to Boston to be sold in the early 1900s, right up until the 1950s. Many … 0

Rindge: Town looking to sell land

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Town officials are working to sell some town-owned land in order to recoup back taxes and put properties back on the tax rolls. The town … 0

Francestown: Taylor land donation will go to vote

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The decision whether or not to use donated funds to purchase land for a future cemetery will now be put in the hands of the … 0

Temple-Greenville police log: June 23, 2015

Monday, June 22, 2015

Temple-Greenville Tuesday, June 9 Accident: At 2:10 p.m., Mary Domings, 20, of Manchester and Eli Copenen, 22, of New Ipswich were involved in an accident on Route 31 in Greenville, according to police. Domings was transported to Monadnock Community Hospital by Souhegan Valley Ambulance Service with unknown injuries. … 0

Peterborough: No serious injuries, but house gutted by four-alarm fire

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A four-alarm fire engulfed most of a multi-family house on East Mountain Road early Tuesday. None of the building’s five residents suffered serious injures, although the house is a total loss, according to Fire Chief Ed … 0

Mason: Phone scam targets locals for money

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Police are warning Mason residents to be aware of a scam that uses the Mason Police Department phone number as a way to appear legitimate. A resident received several calls on June 4 that his caller ID identified as coming from 603-878-1111, which is the Mason Police Department … 0

Hassan vetoes testing opt-out

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Gov. Maggie Hassan vetoed a bill last week that would have allowed parents to withdraw children from statewide assessment testing, saying it undercuts the evaluation process, puts federal funding for schools in jeopardy, and sets a dangerous precedent. The bill, HB 603, was spurred by opposition to the … 0

Francestown: Residential solar options expand

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Residents in Francestown will soon be able to install solar panels on or next to their homes for an average of $1,500 less than standard installation costs, as a part of a new solar pilot program. Francestown will host a Solar Up launch event on Wednesday at 7 … 1

Greenville: Board chair resigns, new member needed

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

GREENVILLE — The town will be seeking a third member of the Select Board as Board Chair Tony Ste. Marie will be moving out of town. Ste. Marie will be moving to Merrimack on June 26, and no … 0

Antrim: Inattentive driver hits cement truck

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Driver inattention appears to be the cause of a collision between a car and a concrete mixer last week, according to Antrim police. Megan Lafleur, 25, of Antrim, was driving southbound on Concord Street on the morning of June 10 when her 2006 Pontiac began to drift across … 0

Rindge: Bacteria warning lifted

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The cyanobacteria warning for Lake Monomonac has been lifted by the Department of Environmental Services after the water was tested. Water samples of the lake show no visible signs of cyanobacteria, according to a press release issued by the DES Tuesday afternoon. The concentration of cells was well … 0

Peterborough: Planners endorse library expansion

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Rich Clark posed a question to the rest of the Planning Board Monday: Is there actually a need for a library expansion? Yes, replied several elected and town officials, well as members of the 1833 Society … 0

Peterborough: Pedestrian safety key in bridgework

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Residents weren’t most eager Tuesday to learn how the rebuilding of the Main Street Bridge would close Concord Street to downtown for most of 2017, or if the rebuilt bridge would look the way it does … 0