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Man charged with attempted murder following shooting

Multiple officers from New Hampshire State Police, the Chesterfield and Hinsdale police departments, and the Cheshire County Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene.

MYNBC5.COM - 2018-10-19 18:51:00

Keene police: Man stole from dead sex offender found in woods | New Hampshire

Jurgen Rau, 63, is charged with two felony counts for allegedly falsifying physical evidence at the death scene, police said.

UNION LEADER - 2018-10-18 11:38:00

Man accused of stealing from body found in Keene

Police arrested a Keene man they say stole a cellphone and $40 from the body of a homeless man who died in the woods off Route 101 earlier this month.Jurgen Rau, 63, was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon on Main Street without incident, according to a news release from Keene police this morning

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2018-10-18 13:23:00

Boom! Kapow! Second Keene Comic Con Will Draw Crowd Saturday

Lovers of art and animated characters will appreciate a day-long event happening in town this weekend – they may even find it comical.The second annual Keene Comic Con happens Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Keene Recreation Center, a gathering of comic book sellers, costumers, gamers, writers, art makers

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2018-10-19 18:06:00

Keene Italian restaurant bought by C&S owner

After 20 years in the hands of a local family, a Keene Italian restaurant now belongs to an area billionaire.Richard B. Cohen bought Nicola’s Trattoria Oct. 1.Cohen’s family owns C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc., which is headquartered in Keene. He is the company’s executive chairman and served for decade

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2018-10-18 16:00:00

Keene hospital to lead local response in state program to reduce overdose deaths

Keene Hates Heroin’s annual candlelight vigil, in observance of International Overdose Awareness Day, is shown in 2015.Michael Moore / Sentinel Staff

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2018-10-19 16:00:00

Keene Public Library celebrates "Frankenstein" as tale turns 200

Keene Public Library is set to celebrate Mary Shelley’s classic novel “Frankenstein” as it turns 200 with special events on Saturday, Oct. 27, and Wednesday, Oct. 31.First published in 1818, Shelley’s story of a young scientist who creates a conscious creature from exhumed body parts raises big ques

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2018-10-19 16:00:00

With huge jackpot up for grabs, Keene lottery players dream of philanthropy

Faced with the prospect of winning $900 million, patrons of Jake’s 5 Star Convenience Store were feeling charitable — and sensible.“I’d get out of debt, I’d get my kids out of debt, and then I’d retire,” John Van Kirk, 66, said Thursday.Van Kirk was one of several people buying lottery tickets at th

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2018-10-19 01:45:00

At Keene event, opioid crisis viewed through two lenses

At a local event that contrasted two visions to address the opioid epidemic, the superintendent of the Cheshire County jail and a policy adviser from Gov. Chris Sununu’s office promoted different approaches.Superintendent Richard “Rick” Van Wickler presented a progressive view that emphasized treatm


State health officials investigating possible case of rare polio-like disease

Amid national concern over a rare, poorly understood condition that causes limb weakness and sometimes paralysis, the state health department confirmed Wednesday that it’s investigating a possible case in New Hampshire.Cheshire County had one confirmed case of the disease in 2016.Acute flaccid myeli

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2018-10-18 16:00:00

Hinsdale native convicted of transporting girl across state lines for sex appeals sentence

CONCORD — A Hinsdale native convicted earlier this year of transporting a minor across state lines for sex is appealing his 32-year sentence.He has also indicated he plans to file a motion to vacate that sentence — a proceeding separate from the appeal.In June, a federal jury in New Hampshire found

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2018-10-18 16:00:00

Keene woman among those charged in connection with a Vermont drug case

PUTNEY, Vt. — Two women, including one from Keene, face charges after 100 bags of heroin were found in one of their vehicles, according to police.Vermont State Police stopped a vehicle on Route 5 in Putney, Vt., at about 11:45 p.m. Thursday, according to a department news release. During the course


New York man arrested for allegedly exchanging explicit photos, videos with Swanzey teen

A man was arrested Friday in New York City for the alleged sexual exploitation of a 14-year-old Swanzey girl, Swanzey police said in a news release.The man, Kevin Aryadi, 28, of Queens, is charged with 72 felonies and one misdemeanor, according to the release. Police say he was exchanging sexually e


Keene Comic Con returns for its second go-around

The Keene Comic Con swings back into action Saturday for its second year at the Keene Recreation Center on Washington Street.The event will run from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and feature 25 vendors — such as Comic Boom, the Sci-Fi Saturday Night podcast and Neen’s Costume Emporium — offering comic books,

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2018-10-18 16:00:00

Man found dead in Keene ID'd; police say he was sex offender | New Hampshire

PETER PROVENCHER(Facebook)KEENE —The identity of the man found dead in the woods off Route 101 on Oct. 6 has been confirmed as Peter R. Provencher.Provencher was reportedly found in the wooded area near Main Street. Keene police detective James McLaughlin said Tuesday that Provencher was known to po


Workplace injury in Marlborough leads OSHA to inspect fuel company

MARLBOROUGH — The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched an inspection of a company with a Keene location after receiving a report of a workplace injury in the area last month, a spokesman for the agency confirmed Monday.According to the agency’s database, the inquiry was


Ski resort may not reopen in time for holiday season

DEERFIELD VALLEY, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont ski club that was foreclosed on says it may not be able reopen in time for the holiday season.The Brattleboro ReformerreportsHermitage Club President Harper Sibley told members Friday the club's opening would likely be delayed after receiving an "unsatisfactory


Marlborough police log, Oct. 19 edition - Community Advocate

5:40 p.m.Arrested,Paula I. Cruz, 45, of 42 Lewis St., Apt. 3, Worcester, for larceny over $1200 by single scheme, conspiracy, and Anibal Vallellanes, 32, of 86 Bellevue St., Apt. 1, Worcester, for larceny under $1200, conspiracy.

COMMUNITYADVOCATE.COM - 2018-10-18 13:52:18

Pub's rebirth taps into predecessor's popularity

The bar was half full by Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., not long after the pub opened. Co-workers wound down after a long day, drinking together and laughing. Gathered around a few tables, a couple families chatted and glanced over menus.It’s a new pub, but many patrons said they missed this place.Willie McC


Falcons blanked by Keene State

In the cage, freshman Abby Bryant made seven saves for the Falcons (8-7) in the complete-game effort, while junior Aislinn DeHorsey, of Leominster, finished the contest with a team-best two shots in the contest for Fitchburg State.

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-10-18 10:38:32