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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 the table. Town Administrator Michael Branley confirmed this, saying he would be discussing this topic with both Greenfield and Bennington Select Boards. … 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 years. The concept has been considered by several other area towns over the years. New … 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 closely. N.H. Police will investigate the complaint further. Accident: At 4:38 p.m., Cynthia Naudascher, 66, … 0

Bennington police log: March 12,2015

Monday, March 16, 2015

BENNINGTON Thursday, March 5 Arrest: At 11:20 p.m., police made a motor vehicle stop on a vehicle with a headlight out, subsequently arresting Morgan Palmer, 18, for alleged driving after suspension. Palmer was released on a summons and faces an April 30 court date at the Hillsborough District … 0

Hancock police log: March 17, 2015

Monday, March 16, 2015

HANCOCK Tuesday, Feb. 24 911 call: At 7:04 a.m., an officer responded to a Prospect Hill Road residence for a 911 call. The resident had just been released from the hospital and needed assistance. Assist: At 7:37 a.m., an officer reported to another residence on Prospect Hill Road … 0

Rindge Police Logs: March 12, 2015

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Rindge Wednesday, Feb. 18 Motor vehicle accident: At 2:20 p.m., police responded to an accident on Route 119 when an eastbound 2004 Toyota 4Runner, driven by Matthew Batis, 23, of Martinsville, Indiana, attempted to make a u-turn. Batis reportedly pulled out into the path of an eastbound 2014 … 0

Jaffrey police log: March 10, 2015

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Jaffrey Wednesday, Feb. 25 Arrest/warrant: At 12:37 a.m., Matthew Alan Nevers, 30, of Keene was arrested on a warrant out of the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey, for contempt of court. He was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with an April 2 court date. Accident: At 3:20 p.m., police … 0

Peterborough: Foley recovering from traumatic brain injury, after crash

Monday, March 9, 2015

Patrick Foley, 47, of Peterborough — who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a three-car crash in Florida on Feb. 7 — moved to a rehabilitation hospital for brain and spinal cord injuries Friday, according to an entry family friend Sara Spittel of Wilton wrote Saturday on a … 0

Greenfield police log: March 5, 2015

Monday, March 9, 2015

GREENFIELD Monday, Feb. 2 Assist: At 4:22 p.m., police assisted the Greenfield Fire Department with their response to a Robson Lane residence. Assist: At 7:29 p.m., police assisted with an ambulance rescue on Forest Road. Tuesday, Feb. 3 Suspicious activity: At 2 p.m., police received a suspicious activity … 0

Police Logs: Dublin - March 5, 2015

Monday, March 9, 2015

Dublin Monday, Feb. 2 Motor vehicle accident: At 9:45 a.m., police responded to a single-car crash on Main Street near Farnum Road when a 2012 Oldsmobile Bravada driven by Cole McFarland, 26, of Nashua, lost control on the snow-covered road and slid into a ditch alongside the road. … 0

Monday, March 9, 2015

Revocations The state has revoked the driver’s licenses of the following residents because they were convicted of driving while intoxicated: David A. Lord, 65, Greenville Susan E. Wilborg, 50, Mason Kenneth R. Shepherd, 34, Rindge … 0

Bennington police log: March 10, 2015

Monday, March 9, 2015

BENNINGTON Friday, Feb. 21 Summons: At 9:15 p.m., police served a summons to Clavin Tarbox, 26, of Effingham; John Chalker, 26, of Clinton, Connecticut and Michael Goodsen, 25, of Stoneham, Massachusetts for alleged open container of alcohol violation. All three were released on a summons and issued an … 0

Rindge: One-alarm fire nearly takes down garage

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

RINDGE — A one-alarm fire broke out Monday evening at a Candlelight Road garage. Damage to the garage was minimal because of the quick reaction time of the homeowner, who cut his wall open with a circular saw to gain access to the fire. Rindge Fire Chief Rick … 0