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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 powder. The Keene hazmat team was called to the scene to ensure the powder was not a harmful substance. “The powder came … 0

Jaffrey: Utility scam targets business

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Innkeeper Max Mitchell was shocked when he was told he had one hour to pay Eversource $1,600 in overdue electric bills, to keep his electricity from being shut off. “They kept telling me I would have to send them a cashier’s check in order to pay my bill, an amount that represented two to three months in unpaid electric bills,” said Mitchell, of … 0

Peterborough: Fire hits recovery home

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Gary Carpenter of Peterborough dreamed of turning his apartment building in Keene into a sanctuary for veterans who are recovering addicts — complete with a dojo, and a classroom to offer nutrition, business development and anger management classes. Carpenter will have to put this dream — Warrior Addiction Support Home — on hold … 0

Francestown police log: May 7, 2015

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Francestown Thursday, April 30 Alarm: At 10:48 a.m., police received reports of a panic alarm at the Town Offices. They responded and found it to be an accident. Animal complaint: At around 1:20 p.m., police responded to a Muzzey Road residence after complaints of a dog being a … 0

Rindge police logs; May 7, 2015

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Rindge Sunday, May 3 Arrest: At 3:11 p.m., George Temple, 34, of Baldwinville, Massachusetts turned himself into the Rindge police subsequent to an incident that occurred on May 1. Temple was charged with conduct after an accident and operating after suspension. He was released on a summons and … 0

Peterborough police log: May 7, 2015

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Peterborough Monday, April 27 Attempted burglary: At 10:36 a.m., a Main Street resident reported an attempted break-in at an apartment she owns. According to police, nothing was stolen. Tuesday, April 28 Accident: At 3:40 p.m. near Mr. Mike’s Market on Grove Street, a 2011 Ford pickup driven by … 0

Peterborough police log: May 5, 2015

Monday, May 4, 2015

Peterborough Friday, April 24 Masked man: At 3:38 p.m., a resident reported seeing a masked man pushing a cart or stroller along Wilton Road. Police found the man. They learned he was participating in a Make-A-Wish Foundation event. Saturday, April 25 Controlled substance: At 12:26 a.m., Officer Ashley … 0

Peterborough: ML

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Peterborough firefighters rush into a Depot Square business Tuesday afternoon, after a caller reported smelling a fire. The call turned out to be a false alarm. … 0

Francestown police log: April 28, 2015

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

FRANCESTOWN Tuesday, April 21 Citizen assist: At 9:52 a.m., an officer responded to a Garrish Road residence to verify a Vehicle Identification Number. Animal complaint: At 12:24 p.m., an officer responded to Route 136 near the Greenfield town line after reports of a dog loose in the roadway. … 0

Antrim police log: April 28, 2015

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

ANTRIM Tuesday, April 21 Salamander Samaritan: At 12:45 a.m., police received reports of an alleged suspicious male subject walking near the intersection of Keene Road and Salmon Road. Upon arrival, police made contact with the man, who said he was collecting salamanders from the roadway and bringing them … 0

Peterborough police log: April 30, 2015

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Peterborough Monday, April 20 Missing iPad: At 2:20 p.m., a Concord Street resident reported leaving her iPad on the roof of her car Saturday and then driving away.. Salamander Samaritan: At 11:10 p.m., police found a Hancock resident helping frogs and salamanders cross the road on Hancock Road … 0

Police Logs: Rindge - April 30, 2015

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Rindge Sunday, April 26 Trespassing: At 3:50 a.m., police responded to a Welling Road residence and arrested Kevin Bragan, 28, of Brighton, Massachusetts, and charged him with criminal trespassing. Police said Bragan walked into the home uninvited. Bragan was transported to the Cheshire County House of Corrections in … 0

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Jaffrey Wednesday, April 8 Drug/alcohol arrest: At 1 a.m., police observed a male dressed in black clothing with a backpack walking through a downtown business parking lot. After contacting the man, police discovered he was in possession of alcohol and marijuana. Ryan C. Stevenson, 19, of Winchendon, Massachusetts … 0