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Thursday Sep 11 | The Brattleboro Reformer

Low numbers for New Hampshire primary

Turnout was predictably low in Tuesday's local primary, as all uncontested candidates on the ballot won a nomination from their party. Lucy McVitty Weber, Michael D. Abbott, Paul Berch and Tara Sad all earned the right to appear on the Democratic ticket when residents of Cheshire County District 1 vote in November on who to send to Concord to represent them in the Statehouse.

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Related Topix: Walpole, NH, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Chesterfield, NH, Westmoreland, NH, Winchester, NH

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

Rindge police log: Sept. 9, 2014

Arrest: At 2 a.m., police responded to Franklin Pierce University for a report of a semiconscious male who had been consuming alcohol. Hunter Hartman, 20, of Denver, Colo., was checked by ambulance personnel, before being arrested by Rindge police and charged with unlawful possession of alcohol.

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Related Topix: Rindge, NH, Franklin Pierce University, Jaffrey, NH

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

Rindge police log: Sept. 4, 2014

Motor vehicle accident: At 3:15 p.m. Kyle Richard, 40, of Rindge backed into a 2011 GMC Acadia that was parked in his driveway. Arrest: At 12:05 a.m., police responded to Franklin Pierce University and arrested a Marshall Jean, 19, of Randolph, Mass., and charged him with unlawful possession of alcohol and resisting arrest.

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Related Topix: Rindge, NH, Franklin Pierce University

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Nashua Telegraph

Executive Council candidates square off on both sides of the aisle in NH District 5

Republicans in most of central and western Hillsborough County and a handful of Cheshire County towns will choose on Tuesday whether to send seasoned state legislator Dave Wheeler or political newcomer Steve Hattamer, a Nashua anesthesiologist, into the November general election to try to win back the District 5 Executive Council seat from Democratic hands. Meanwhile, Democrats have their own two-candidate contest in the Tuesday primary, with Nashua Alderman-at-Large Diane Sheehan squaring off against Temple resident and two-term state Rep. Jennifer Daler to see who will represent their party in November.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Hillsborough County, NH, Nashua, NH

The Brattleboro Reformer

No contested primaries in District 1 this year

It will be November before any of Cheshire County's candidates for the New Hampshire House of Representatives face a challenge for the privilege to travel to Concord to fight for their friends and neighbors. The primaries slated for Sept.

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Related Topix: New Hampshire, US News, Spofford, NH, Westmoreland, NH, Hinsdale, NH

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

Jaffrey: Police charge inmate with sex assaults

A Stratham man, already incarcerated for sexually assaulting three children in Stratham and Massachusetts, has been indicted for three sexual assaults he allegedly committed against three young girls in Jaffrey between 2002 to 2007.

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Related Topix: Prison, Jaffrey, NH, Stratham, NH, Keene, NH

Wed Aug 27, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Cheshire commissioners to gather public opinion on county nursing home plans

The dates and locations of the meetings have not been set, but there will be four to five meetings held in the county, said County Commissioner Chairman John Pratt.

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Related Topix: Westmoreland, NH, Keene, NH

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Brattleboro Reformer

Frederick Dill's ice cream business can remain open

The newly renamed Carol's Scoop Shop can remain open for business after Cheshire County's lone judge denied a competitor's request to order the shop to stop selling ice cream.

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Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

Rindge: Another new face at the PD

Those who walk into the Rindge Police Department will be seeing a new face greeting them at the front desk.

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Related Topix: Rindge, NH, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Marlborough, NH, Boston University

Wed Aug 20, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Former Claremont police dispatcher waives hearing on sexual assault charges

James Boisclair, 53, of Claremont, was expected to appear in the 8th Circuit Court in Keene Wednesday for the hearing, but the case has been moved to the Cheshire County Superior Court in Keene.

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Related Topix: Claremont, NH, Keene, NH

Fri Aug 15, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Emina Hoti, 31, of Keene, was arrested for stabbing a Keene man Thursday.

Police said they responded to 69 Armory St. to find that Emina Hoti, 31, of Keene, had stabbed John Hanrahan, 57, of Keene with a knife.

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Related Topix: Keene, NH

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