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No closure yet in case of body found buried in police chief's yard in 1988

His whereabouts were not known until a deathbed statement by Clifton Chambers in 1988 in which he implicated his son, Robert Chambers, in Bean's killing. Clifton Chambers also identified the location of Bean's body -- on the property of Robert Chambers in Marlow.

WMUR.COM - 2018-08-16 04:00:00

Former Keene State president receives buyout payment

Anne E. Huot, the former president of Keene State College who was due to return to campus this school year as a professor, received a separation payment after she accepted a voluntary buyout to leave her teaching position, a college spokeswoman said.The exact figure of the payment was not available.

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2018-08-15 15:00:00

NH Public Radio show to visit Keene for ‘Going Local’ broadcast

N.H. Public Radio’s daily-call in show, The Exchange, will be in the Monadnock Region for a special live broadcast from the Mabel Brown Room of the Young Student Center at Keene State College Thursday morning.Before a live audience, host Laura Knoy, a graduate of Keene High School, will lead a conve

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2018-08-15 16:00:00

New eatery planned for site of closing Keene wings restaurant

Michelle Pong and her husband, Chris, of Chesterfield have dinner at Joepeanut's House of Wings in Keene Tuesday evening. The couple has frequented the wings joint since it opened in 2011.Sierra Hubbard / Sentinel Staff

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2018-08-15 02:20:00

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.


Report on Upper Valley boy's near-hanging tied up in court

CLAREMONT, N.H. (AP)Almost a year after an 8-year-old biracial boy was nearly hanged, the New Hampshire attorney general's office says a legal dispute is preventing it from releasing a report on its investigation.

WCAX - 2018-08-15 16:08:00

Keene's lone Libertarian representative resigns from Legislature

Keene’s delegation to the N.H. House of Representatives has lost its only Libertarian.State Rep. Joseph P. Stallcop, L-Keene, submitted his letter of resignation to the N.H. House Clerk’s Office Aug. 6, according to House Communications Director James E. Rivers.Stallcop, 22, represented Cheshire Dis

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2018-08-15 16:00:00

Can you help police ID theft suspect?

Investigators say since last month, multiple cars in Saxtons River and Putney have been broken into and things were stolen from inside. However, police also say many of those cars were unlocked.

WCAX - 2018-08-14 16:19:00

Palestinian peace activist to visit Keene

According to the initiative’s website, the primary mission of House of Hope is “to build agents of peace through early childhood education and trauma healing, Palestinian cultural heritage celebration, and an overarching commitment to nonviolence.”

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2018-08-15 16:00:00

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

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

A Rare Breed: Saving the American Chinchilla from Extinction

The American Chinchilla has always been a versatile breed. In the early 20th century it was known for providing American families with both meat and warm fur when times dictated use of all available resources. Today, the American Chinchilla is a fine show rabbit and also a wonderful pet.Jenny Robins

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2018-08-14 16:49:00

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


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


Sen. Bernie Sanders wins Vermont Democratic nod

FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2016, file photo, Brenda Siegel, of Newfane, Vt., helps train volunteers to make phone calls for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders at his campaign headquarters in Keene, N.H. Siegel is seeking the Democratic nomination to run for governor of Vermont in the


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


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

Event to offer glimpse into Keene city departments

The City of Keene Community Night is planned for Wednesday, Aug. 22, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Marlboro Street complex housing the public works and police departments, according to a news release from the city. The event is open to the public.


Keene woman taken to hospital after motorcycle crash

Lauri Blouin, 51, was driving a silver Honda motorcycle on Mountain Road when she was fell from her bike after hitting the piece of wood, Jaffrey Police Lt. Todd Muilenberg said Saturday. He did not know which direction she was traveling before the crash.


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.