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Firefighters retrieve kayaks from the Contoocook River, after they rescued three high schoolers who capsized the kayaks Thursday.

Peterborough: Stranded kayakers rescued

Monday, April 27, 2015

Firefighters rescued three ConVal students stranded on an island Thursday after their kayaks capsized in the frigid Contoocook River. Emily Garland, her younger sister, Madeline Garland and Elizabeth O’Rourke’s injuries were minor, and they declined medical treatment, said Fire Deputy Brian Wall. “It was mostly just embarrassing,” said Emily on Friday, laughing. “At first we weren’t really sure how we … 0

Peterborough: Plea deal reached

Monday, April 27, 2015

A Peterborough landlord reached a plea deal with the state for embezzling more than $15,000 from the town of Troy. She used the money to pay utility bills at a rental property in Peterborough, as well as properties in Troy and Plymouth. Cynthia Satas, 63, who owns the apartment building at 18 Granite St. in Peterborough, was Troy’s administrative assistant and welfare administrator … 0

PETERBOROUGH: Man charged with burglary in 2 towns

Monday, April 27, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A suspect charged this month in connection with two business burglaries in Greenfield was arrested over the weekend for a home burglary in Peterborough that allegedly took place in October. Codie Anderson, 17, of Greenfield was arrested Sunday evening and charged with burglary. It is alleged that he stole approximately $1,000 from a home on Hunt Road, according to Chief Scott … 0

Police arrest fugitive wanted on charges of theft, money laundering

Monday, April 20, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A Pennsylvania fugitive wanted on warrants issued by the state of Virginia was arrested Thursday near the rotary on Dublin Road. Harrisonburg police has 11 warrants for Kristiana R. Kufuor, 24, of Pennsylvania, charging her with … 0

Peterborough: Suspect in antique store theft identified

Monday, April 20, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — After releasing video surveillance Wednesday, police say they have identified a suspect wanted for the theft of doilies, pillows, hand towels and other products from Twin Elm Farm in February. Police are not identifying the suspect at this time, pending an arrest, said Chief Scott Guinard. … 0

Bennington police log: April 21, 2015

Monday, April 20, 2015

BENNINGTON Sunday, March 29 Alarms: At 2 p.m., police received reports of an alarm going off at Crotched Mountain Ski and Ride that was allegedly due to children playing with the alarm system. Police were unable to locate the children. Motor vehicle complaint: At 2:45 p.m., police received … 0

Peterborough police log: April 21, 2015

Monday, April 20, 2015

Peterborough Tuesday, April 7 Parking complaint: At 10 a.m., a Nubanusit Lane resident complained about vehicles violating town ordinance by parking on the north side of the street. Workers were permitted to park there during the construction, but as the project is finished, Capt. Ernest Belletete informed them … 0

Francestown: Regionalization for police examined

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Francestown Police Department is considering combining their department with another, after recently swearing in four new officers. Officer in Charge Stephen Campbell told the Ledger-Transcript on Tuesday that regionalizing the department with a nearby town is on … 0

Temple/Greenville: Ten years of combined community policing

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

TEMPLE — While many towns in the Monadnock region have talked about regionalizing their police departments, only Temple and Greenville have made it happen. The result has been more than $1 million in savings over the last 10 … 0

Peterborough police log: April 16, 2015

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Peterborough Monday, March 30 Vehicle complaint: At 7:17 a.m., a caller complained a driver, Nicholas Patnode, 32, of Swanzey, was following his car too closely on Wilton Road. The caller said Patnode rear-ended him twice. Office Martin Kolb issues a summons to Patnode, charging him with following too … 0

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Revocations The state has revoked the driver’s licenses of the following residents because they were convicted of driving while intoxicated: Laura S. Gordon, 52, Jaffrey Ira D. Weeks, 34, Jaffrey … 0

Antrim police log: April 16, 2015

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

ANTRIM Wednesday, April 8 Motor vehicle accident: At 8:50 p.m., an officer responded to a single motor vehicle accident on Keene Road near the intersection with Loveren Mill Road. Foye M. Belyea, 41, of Voorheesville, New York, was driving a white 2009 Nissan Versa when she lost control … 0

Francestown police log: April 16, 2015

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

FRANCESTOWN Tuesday, April 7 Shots fired: At 7:47 a.m., police received reports of a gun being fired in the vicinity of a South New Boston Road residence. Upon arrival, police found nothing of concern at the scene. Wednesday, April 8 Vehicle off road: At 6:03 p.m., police received … 0