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 Logs: Rindge - April 16, 2015

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Rindge Wednesday, April 8 Domestic violence: At 5:30 p.m., Todd Carr, 50, of Rindge, turned himself in on a warrant for domestic violence/simple assault and criminal mischief stemming from an incident that occurred in the week prior. Carr was released on $3,500 personal recognizance bail and was assigned … 0

Wilton: Cop gets medal for saving life

Monday, April 13, 2015

The Police Department and Select Board is honoring a longtime town police officer for quick action that may have saved a life. On March 22, police responded to a medical call for a person having cardiac distress. Police officer Michael Abel arrived on scene first, ahead of ambulance … 0

Mason: A dinner for the Chief

Monday, April 13, 2015

Mason held a special community dinner Thursday night in honor of retiring Police Chief Barry Hutchins. Hutchins was called out for Air National Guard duty shortly before the event, which otherwise went on as planned in his absence. … 0

Dublin: Part-time officer sworn in

Monday, April 13, 2015

Melissa Hetrick, a full-time officer with the Hancock Police Department, has joined the Dublin police in a part-time role. Sworn in on April 6, Hetrick’s hiring is meant to fill the void left by Patrolman Dan Cheshire, who will be leaving the force for roughly six months for … 0

Jaffrey: Samaritans help injured hiker

Monday, April 13, 2015

Several good Samaritans helped an injured hiker down Mount Monadnock Sunday night. The hiker injured their ankle, according to Jaffrey Fire Chief David Chamberlain. Chamberlain said another hiker reported the injury at about 7:40 p.m. Jaffrey’s Fire and Police departments and N.H. Fish & Game were not on-scene. … 0

Jaffrey police log; April 9, 2015

Monday, April 13, 2015

Jaffrey Wednesday, April 1 Arrest: At 3:23 p.m., Rebecca Pierson, 22, of Winchendon, Massachusetts, turned herself in on a Jaffrey warrant charging her with disorderly conduct. She was released on personal recognizance with a court date of May 7 in the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. Accident: At 3:54 … 0

Francestown police log: April 14, 2015

Monday, April 13, 2015

FRANCESTOWN Sunday, March 29 Gun complaint: At 2:24 p.m., an officer responded to the area of Wilson Hill Road and 1052 2nd N.H. Turnpike after reports of shots being fired. Upon arrival, the officer located the subjects near 1052 Turnpike North. The officer found they were using their … 0

Court Logs ­— April 14, 2015

Monday, April 13, 2015

Dublin Jenny Krinsky, 63, Marlborough, vehicle not registered, $103.33 fine. Jason Boyle, 37, Dublin, vehicle not registered, $113.33 fine. Trevor Cutter, 34, Keene, operating without a valid license, $124 fine. Jaffrey Steven Formica, 33, Swanzey, speeding, $51.67 fine. Zachary Nuccio, 27, New Ipswich, speeding, $77.50 fine. Cassandra McNamara, … 0

PETERBOROUGH: River rescue ends safely

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

A resident of a local rehabilitation hospital was treated for hypothermia Tuesday, after he jumped in the Contoocook River near the Peterborough Town Library. At about 6:45 p.m., the man, who is in his 20s and has a … 0

Peterborough police log: April 7, 2015

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Peterborough Tuesday, March 24 Check welfare: At 5:33 p.m., a Riverview tenant was worried about a family member she said was drunk. Capt. Ernest Belletete explained protective custody. He said police would bring the family member to Valley Street Jail in Manchester until he was sober and was … 0