Rindge: Man faces 40-80 years in prison

Monday, April 14, 2014

KEENE — A Rindge man has been sentenced to 40 to 80 years in prison on one count of felonious sexual assault and three counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault, after assaulting a young girl under the age of 13 for a period of two years in the 1990s, according to court documents on file at the Cheshire County Superior … 0

Peterborough: Wind spreads brush fire

Monday, April 14, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Strong winds whipped up a permitted brush fire on Carley Road Saturday afternoon, requiring firefighters to spend a couple of hours extinguishing a blaze that covered about three-quarters of an acre. “It was an accident,” Peterborough Fire Chief Joe Lenox said on Monday. “We got a call from the owner. It was just a fire that got out of control. It … 0

Peterborough: 2 seriously injured in NHBB blast released from hospital

Monday, April 14, 2014

Two New Hampshire Ball Bearings workers who were seriously injured in a Feb. 10 explosion at the Peterborough plant have been released from Massachusetts hospitals and are recovering at their homes. N.H. Ball Bearings spokesperson Hans Baker declined to provide the names of the two workers or information on the extent of their injuries, but he said everyone at the company is pleased … 0

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Rindge Wednesday, Feb. 26 Arrest: At 12:35 p.m., police arrested Tina Kokoska, 52, of Rindge on a $1,000 bench warrant, which she was able to pay and was subsequently released on $1,000 cash bail. No court date had been recorded for the log. Arrest: At 7:15 p.m., Swanzey … 0

Jaffrey: Distracted driver goes into river

Monday, March 10, 2014

JAFFREY — A car crash in Jaffrey Sunday resulted in a vehicle plunging into the Contoocook River and its occupants scrambling to safety. At approximately 4 p.m. Sunday a BMW Wagon, driven by Aaron Layfield, 20, of Jaffrey, … 0

Bennington: Youth sees sex assault charges

Monday, March 10, 2014

Following a month-long investigation, police served a court summons to a juvenile under the age of 16 on Feb. 27 and charged the person with two counts of sexual assault, two counts of simple assault, two counts of theft and one count of lewdness, Police Chief Steve Campbell … 0

bENNINGTON: Chimney fire is contained

Monday, March 10, 2014

A fire began in the chimney of a home on Birch Glen Drive on Sunday night and only damaged the chimney, Fire Chief Mike Roina said in an interview Monday. The fire took place at 69 Birch Glen Drive, a home owned by Carol and Phil McKinney, Roina … 0

Antrim: Woman injured in Route 9 crash

Monday, March 10, 2014

ANTRIM — A Winchester woman was taken to a hospital Monday after her minivan crashed into a guardrail on Route 9, then crossed the center lane and jumped the opposite guardrail, flipping down an embankment into a tree. … 0

Peterborough police logs: March 6, 2014

Monday, March 10, 2014

Peterborough Sunday, Feb. 16 Disturbance: At 9:55 p.m., police were called to Monadnock Community Hospital, where a patient who had been discharged was allegedly refusing to let nurses take out her IV tube. When police arrived, the woman had taken the IV out on her own. Nurses checked … 0

Monday, March 10, 2014

Jaffrey Tuesday, Feb. 25 Arrest: At 6:07 p.m., police located and arrested Corina Collier, 25, of Jaffrey, on Highland Ave. who had an outstanding bench warrant. She was released on $1,500 personal recognizance and due in the Concord District Court on March 7. Arrest: At 7:08 p.m., police … 0

Bennington police log: March 11, 2014

Monday, March 10, 2014

Bennington Tuesday, Feb. 25 Arrest: At 5:15 p.m., after investigation of a reported domestic disturbance incident at a residence on Onset Road, police charged Helena Boyden, 24, and Carey Holter, 32, both of Bennington, with one count each of simple assault. The two individuals were allegedly involved in … 0

New Ipswich: Alleged bank robber held on $200K bail

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

JAFFREY — A New Ipswich man is being held in lieu of $200,000 cash bail after being arraigned on charges related to an alleged robbery at the New Ipswich TD Bank North on Feb. 21. Eric Lord, 43, … 0

Bennington / Hancock: DES calls for asbestos cleanup

Monday, March 3, 2014

The Department of Environmental Services is overseeing an asbestos cleanup at a private residence in Bennington and a tenant building in Hancock, after police discovered a man took asbestos from a Hancock apartment building and attempted to dump … 0