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Bennington: Man to pay back $8K for fraud

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

A Bennington man has been ordered to pay more than $8,000 in restitution after he was found guilty of welfare fraud, according to court documents on file at the Cheshire County Superior Court. Authorities say Christopher Kavenagh, 40, intentionally made false statements about his income to the N.H. Department of Health and Human Services between August 2011 and June 2012. Kavenagh lied about his employment status so he could obtain … 0

Peterborough: Minor injuries in accident

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — An accident on Wilton Road on Saturday sent two women to Monadnock Community Hospital for evaluation. A 2002 Lexus SC430, driven by Richard Carvalho, 79, of Peterborough, collided with a 2009 Honda CRV driven by Heather Norman, 26, of Swanzey, as Carvalho turned left from Pine Street onto Wilton Road. When emergency … 0

Peterborough: Man suffers serious injuries in single-car crash

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

A single-vehicle rollover on Temple Mountain Tuesday evening resulted in a Peterborough man being trapped inside the car with injuries, according to police. At 5:10 p.m., emergency personnel were alerted to a car accident at the intersection of Miller Park Road and Route 101 in Peterborough. Brenden Singelais, 21, of Peterborough had been … 0

Temple-Greenville police log: May 19, 2015

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

TEMPLE-GREENVILLE Saturday, May 2 Bad checks: Police arrested Burton Lund, 37, of Greenville on a warrant, charging him with issuing bad checks. Lund was released on $1,500 personal recognizance and has a court date of June 4 at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. Driving while intoxicated: Police arrested … 0

Police Logs: Rindge - May 26, 2015

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Rindge Tuesday, May 12 Motor vehicle accident: At 10:20 a.m. Police responded to Franklin Pierce University where a 2010 Honda CR-V driven by Ann Bazan-Goodrich, 42, of Winchester reportedly hit a parked 1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass owned by Timothy Brown, 20, of Newport. There were minor damages to both … 0

Court Logs - May 26, 2015

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Jaffrey Charles Vanblarcom, 45, Jaffrey, possession of controlled drugs, $350 fine with $350 suspended for 12 months. Ryan Timmons, 27, Keene, criminal mischief, $372 fine to be satisfied by service of 7.5 days at the Cheshire County House of Correction, restitution of $100 to be paid to the … 0

Antrim police log: May 28, 2015

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

ANTRIM Friday, May 22 Arrest: At 3 p.m., Justin Durgin, 33, of Temple turned himself in to Antrim police on a warrant. Durgin was arrested and charged with one count each of possessing a loaded firearm in a vehicle, use of a restricted firearm, one count of reckless … 0

Francestown police log: May 28, 2015

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

FRANCESTOWN Saturday, May 23 Tree removed: At 1:55 p.m., police responded to Route 47 between the route’s intersections with Back Mountain Road and School House Road for a tree across the roadway. The tree was eventually removed by a resident. Sunday, May 24 Untimely death: At 9:36 a.m., … 0

Greenfield: Woman making a donation loses ring

Monday, May 25, 2015

GREENFIELD — A local woman donated more than she expected to the American Legion last week. Wayne and Dee Thomas of Peterborough were manning a donation can at the Harvester Market to raise money for the American Legion Peterborough Post No. 5 Poppy Program, which both helps employ … 0

Peterborough: Sentence in arson case is delayed

Monday, May 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Ex-firefighter Gregory Potter, who was found guilty of setting fire to five apartment buildings in a two-hour drunken spree, will have to wait to be sentenced. His hearing was postponed. Potter, 23, faces prison sentences of … 0

Hancock police log: May 19, 2015

Monday, May 25, 2015

HANCOCK Wednesday, April 15 Motor vehicle accident: At 10:05 a.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 202, south of Forest Road. Jessica Brigham, 42, of Antrim was driving a 2013 Hyundai Elantra southbound when her vehicle struck a guardrail. The vehicle sustained significant damage and … 0

Peterborough police log: May 26, 2015

Monday, May 25, 2015

Peterborough Friday, May 8 Accident: At 10:03 a.m., a 2008 Toyota Corolla driven by Michael Mika, 71, of Jaffrey crashed into a guardrail on Route 202 near Performance Health and Fitness. The sedan veered off the road, hitting one tree and resting on its side on a second … 0

Rindge: UPDATE: Officials say suspicious powder likely medication

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Authorities are saying the brown powder sent in an enveloped to a Taggart Circle residence is most likely hypertension medication. Rindge police were called to the scene around 6 p.m. Monday, after a homeowner found an envelope sent from Canada, containing a blank piece of paper and brown … 0