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Peterborough/Francestown/New Ipswich: Solar growth slows down

Monday, July 27, 2015

Uncertainty about the future of solar energy subsidies has put the brakes on its popularity in the region. Utilities will soon reach the state mandated net-metering cap, and legislation that would raise the cap is not expected to pass. Also, Gov. Maggie Hassan’s veto of the Legislature’s two-year budget proposal has put renewable energy rebates in limbo. And Congress has yet to rule on whether to continue a 30 percent … 0

Rindge: Driver takes out two benches on town common

Monday, July 27, 2015

Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle who drove through the town common and demolished two benches. Police Chief Todd Muilenberg believes that one vehicle made two passes to destroy the benches, based on the tire tracks. The damage was reported to police at 6:30 a.m. Saturday. The benches are a … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Lions club, redux

Monday, July 27, 2015

The Lions are back and they are here to serve the greater needs of the Jaffrey-Rindge area. After a nearly three-year hiatus, the Jaffrey-Rindge Lions Club has returned, opening up as a branch club under the Souhegan Lions Club in early May. “It’s really exciting because it seems like at every meeting, we … 0

Peterborough: Is poverty tied to political corruption?

Monday, July 20, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Daniel Weeks knows he’s not an expert on poverty. But, a two-year, 10,000-mile journey across the country on a Greyhound bus showed the campaign finance reform activist that the U.S. poverty gap has as much to … 0

Baseball: Monadnock All-Stars head to finals

Monday, July 20, 2015

At the Babe Ruth State tournament in Rochester on Saturday, the Monadnock 13 year old All-Stars beat Barrington 17-2 in a mercy-shortened game in the 5th. On Sunday, in a game with a two-hour rain delay in the fifth inning, the All-Stars finally got the remainder of the … 0

Baseball: Jaffrey wins three straight to keep playoff hopes alive

Monday, July 20, 2015

Finding themselves down 3-2 against Contoocook Post 81 on Wednesday, Jaffrey scored 8 runs in the 5th and 4 more in the 6th. RBI doubles by Drew Rines, Dylan Bartlett and Will Clarke opened up the scoring and … 0

Track and field: Monadnock Milers host a Twilight Meet at Mascenic

Monday, July 20, 2015

On a threatening night on the Mascenic track a dozen hardened young athletes took to the track in this year’s only Twilight meet hosted by the Monadnock Milers. This abbreviated format included the Murphy Mile to start the … 0

Police Logs: Rindge - July 16, 2015

Monday, July 20, 2015

Rindge Wednesday, July 8 Conduct after an accident: At 12:15 p.m., police responded to an accident report in the Cheshire Marketplace parking lot, where a driver in a Toyota Tacoma had hit a 2009 Chevy Silverado driven by Shelby Racine, 21, of Ashby, Massachusetts, and fled the scene. … 0

Engagement announcement: Ashley Nickless — Lucas Miller

Monday, July 20, 2015

Gail and Gary Smith of Belgrade, Maine have announced the engagement of their daughter, Ashley, to Lucas Miller, son of Albert and Mary Miller of Rindge. The bride-to-be is a 2012 graduate of Messalonskee High School, Oakland, Maine. … 0

Rindge: Nearly 60 acres of town land to be sold

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Twelve properties totaling nearly 60 acres will be put up for sale in an attempt to put the land on the tax rolls. The Select Board voted to sell 12 town-owned properties after consulting with the Conservation Commission in a joint meeting last Wednesday. “I think that everyone … 0

Peterborough: Court issues bench warrant

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

A $1,000 bench warrant has been issued for a Swanzey man charged with trafficking a half-kilogram of heroin who failed to appear at his arraignment July 6. Ryan Williams, 28, was out on $75,000 personal recognizance after his … 0

Hancock: PACs: Where money and politics collide

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

What’s the difference between a PAC and a Super PAC? The 2014 U.S. Senate race between Democrat incumbent (and winner) Jeanne Shaheen and challenger Scott Brown was the most expensive campaign race in New Hampshire history. It exceeded $46 million. And outside spenders, not Shaheen’s or Brown’s camps, … 0

Baseball: Jaffrey Legion loses late leads, drops pair of games

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Jaffrey Loses a Close One at Home Against Plymouth With the score 6-5 Saturday, Post 11 was one out away from remaining unbeaten at home. Post 11 started the scoring early in the bottom of the first with … 0