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Largest employer in Jaffrey struggles to fill job vacancies

New Hampshire's low unemployment rate is proving to be a hurdle for one company looking to expand.AdvertisementRelated ContentLargest employer in Jaffrey struggles to fill vacant positions

WMUR.COM - 2018-08-14 23:52:00

Conservation Commission questions legality of city allowing homeless to stay at Wedgewood Gardens

The rules, according to the Conservation Commission, haven’t changed: If people want to camp on Wedgewood Gardens, they will have to come before the commission for written permission and get police approval.

RECORDER - 2018-08-14 23:41:07

Deerfield police chief used 'entire bag' of beef jerky trying to rescue starving dog

Chief John Paciorek and two other officers took on the task themselves, with Paciorek using an "entire bag of beef jerky" in an unsuccessful attempt to lure the dog, Deerfield Police said.

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-08-15 11:34:00

Library Lowdown: Aug. 16 to Aug. 22, 2018

Buckland Fiber Friends:1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays. Knit, spin, weave, felt, sew and crochet. Share yarn, tools, ideas and camaraderie.

RECORDER - 2018-08-15 13:22:59

Orange Police announce new Level 3 sex offender living in town

Kurtigian is described as white, 5 feet, 7 inches tall, weighing about 132 pounds. His hair is blond or strawberry blond and his eyes are blue.


Former acting Montague police chief due in court

The Montague Police Department has been without a permanent police chief since October 2017, when the town placed then-Chief Charles Dodge on administrative leave. Bonnett took over as acting chief for Dodge, who resigned from the department in March.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-08-15 12:37:30

Ex-bookkeeper charged in embezzlement of $122G from plumbing co.

FITCHBURG -- An Athol woman stands accused of embezzling $122,132 from Fitchburg Plumbing Supply Co. over an eight-year period, court documents show.

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-08-13 21:19:40

Greenfield: No new shelter housing by Aug. 20 deadline

“For a while we were discussing and discussing, but it’s one of those things that catches and then goes,” Flockerzie said.

RECORDER - 2018-08-13 22:35:30

25-year-old man killed in rollover crash

WINCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Authorities in New Hampshire say a 25-year-old Winchester man was killed in a rollover crash.WMUR-TVreportsJoshua Dunlap was driving in Winchester Monday morning when he lost control of his Jeep Wrangler. Police say Dunlap was ejected from the vehicle as it rolled.First respo

CALEDONIAN RECORD-NEWS - 2018-08-14 05:21:28

NH Jeep Driver Killed In Crash; Speeding Cited

WINCHESTER, NH — A man driving a Jeep in Southwestern New Hampshire Monday was killed in a rollover crash and police said speeding may have been a factor. The victim was identified as Joshua Dunlap, 25, of Hinsdale.

PATCH - 2018-08-14 14:33:58

Winchester man dies in car crash

WINCHESTER — A 25-year-old Winchester resident has died after his Jeep rolled over on Old Westport Road Monday morning.Joshua Dunlap was driving a 2006 Jeep Wrangler south when he lost control of his vehicle and it rolled over, according to a news release from Winchester police. Dunlap was ejected f


Orange bringing back Dinner by the River

The family-friendly social event will be on Saturday, Aug. 25, at 5 p.m. at Riverfront Park, East River Street. Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m.


Area residents' cases involved in Cheshire County court

Among those sentenced recently in Cheshire County Superior Court in Keene was a man convicted of possessing fentanyl.Joshua P. Armata, 33, whose address is listed in sentencing documents as the county jail, pleaded guilty to possession of fentanyl with intent to dispense, a felony, in Keene in March

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2018-08-14 16:00:00

Sentences handed down in Cheshire County court

A man was sentenced recently in Cheshire County Superior Court in Keene on multiple felony drug charges.Stephen K. Curley, 22, whose address is listed in sentencing documents as the Cheshire County jail, pleaded guilty to selling crack cocaine, possession of crack cocaine with intent to sell and pos


Ocean State Job Lot going green

ATHOL — Ocean State Job Lot, a privately held, family-operated discount retail chain with 131 stores in New England, has included its Athol store in a companywide investment in green energy and electricity savings.


Most of Hinsdale and Winchester loses power Sunday night

About 4,255 Eversource customers in the Hinsdale and Winchester area lost power when a large tree fell onto power lines, causing utility pole damage, company spokeswoman Kaitlyn Woods said this morning.


Local man charged after police say he was lying naked in Keene park

A family that included children under the age of 13 spotted the man lying on his back naked near the bike trail in the park, according to Keene police Sgt. James Cemorelis. When officers arrived, they found the man, Gordon Heckman, 59, at the same spot. He was conscious, Cemorelis said.


Driver killed in Winchester rollover crash

Police said Joshua Dunlap, of Winchester, was driving a 2006 Jeep Wrangler south on Old Westport Road when he lost control of the vehicle.

WMUR.COM - 2018-08-13 22:26:00

Lane, ramp closures scheduled for I-91N between Northampton and Deerfield

MassDOT is advising drivers to be mindful of traffic impacts, reduce speed, and to use caution when traveling through the area.


Orange to restore historic town hall curtain

“The reaction from the community has been wonderful… we’ve gotten a lot of small responses, which is what we thought we would get,” she said. “I have had checks sent from Germany, from Kansas, from Colorado, from California – people from all over have been sending their checks.”