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Temple-Greenville Jim McTague, left, and Greenville Selectman Doug Reardon speak about police coverage during a meeting of the joint police board.

Greenville / Temple: On-call positions suggested to cover police gap

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

TEMPLE — How much police coverage do the towns of Temple and Greenville need? The current budget funds four full-time and four part-time officers, with state police covering overnights and gaps in coverage. Souhegan Valley Ambulance Director Darel Oja asked the Joint Temple-Greenville Police Board to consider having an officer on call during coverage gaps. There are times, said Oja, …

Hancock: Police staff gets summer boost

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

HANCOCK — The Select Board Monday authorized a part-time police officer to come on full-time this summer to relieve the short-staffed department. The board allowed Chief Andrew Wood to extend an offer to Shane “Joey” Sweeney on the condition Sweeney enrolls in the Police Academy this summer and then completes the 16-week live-in …

Peterborough: Two-car accident

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

A 2010 Ford Escape sits on a snowbank after it collided with a 2013 Hyundai Elantra on Jaffrey Road near Agway Tuesday afternoon. The driver of the Hyundai, Jessica Anderson, 40, of Peterborough, was brought by ambulance to Monadnock Community Hospital. She was treated for a head injury and released, said Peterborough Police …

Police Logs: Peterborough - Jan. 7, 2015

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Peterborough Wednesday, Oct. 30 Accident: A 2009 Chevrolet Malibu driven by a 16-year-old slid off the road and struck a guardrail on High Street near St. Peter’s Cemetery at 7:15 p.m. The juvenile was not injured. The sedan sustained front-end damage and was towed away. Free?: Police responded …

Police Logs: Hancock - Jan. 7, 2016

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Hancock Monday, Dec. 7 Suspicious incident: Two men said they fired their guns into the air to scare away a bear near Forest Road at 8:06 p.m. Police were alerted by the wife of one of the men who said she heard gunshots when her husband went to …

Police Logs: Bennington - Jan. 7, 2016

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Bennington Tuesday, Dec. 15 Assist agency: At 5:30 p.m., police assisted Antrim police with a male who threatened to harm himself. Police were able to take the man into custody without incident. Wednesday, Dec. 16 Motor vehicle accident: At 11:50 a.m., police responded to an accident at the …

Rindge: Still no lawyer for Stratton

Monday, January 4, 2016

JAFFREY — A Rindge man facing domestic violence charges arrived in court for the second time without a lawyer Monday, and waived probable cause. James Stratton, 69, was transported from the Cheshire County House of Corrections to the …

Police Log — Jan. 5, 2016

Monday, January 4, 2016

Peterborough Saturday, Dec. 26 High-speed chase: Police deployed a spike strip to stop a stolen Chevrolet Cruze driven by Charles Sims, 52, of Antrim, who police say was driving at speeds over 100 mph. According to police, the chase started when Sgt. Michael Chapdelaine, responding to a report …

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Revocations The state has revoked the driver’s licenses of the following residents because they were convicted of driving while intoxicated: Michael W. Clark, 60, Dublin Amy L. MacDonald, 46, Francestown Paula M. Patterson, 48, Greenville Kaila M. Straight, 23, Jaffrey Roger A. Crosby, 31, Lyndeborough Scott M. Hamel, …

Police Logs: Peterborough - Dec. 31, 2015

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Peterborough Saturday, Dec. 19 Hit and run: A resident reported that at 8:34 a.m., they saw a vehicle strike the Main Street Bridge and leave. Police found no damage to the bridge. They could not locate the vehicle. Theft: A business on Concord Street reported a theft at …

Police Logs: Rindge - Dec. 31, 2015

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Rindge Thursday, Dec. 24 Theft: At 8 p.m., police arrested Ashlie Galipeault, 28, of Rindge, on a charge of willful concealment subsequent to an incident at Walmart. Galipeault was released on $500 personal recognizance and given a Feb. 17 court date at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. Monday, …

Peterborough: NHBB pays penalty in blast

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — New Hampshire Ball Bearings has agreed to pay a $150,000 civil penalty for alleged hazardous waste violations the state says led to a “violent explosion” at the plant that injured 15 workers in February of last …

Video: Lyndeborough home burns on Old Temple Road

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

LYNDEBOROUGH — Just days before Christmas, a Lyndeborough couple has been displaced from their home by a devastating fire. Neither were injured, but the home is destroyed and three dogs died in the fire, according to fire officials. …