Cheshire County Newswire

Cheshire County Newswire

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  1. Gravestone from 1761 found in front steps of N.H. houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    ... it was found in somebody's steps," said Rick Swanson, the development director of the Historical Society of Cheshire County. After the headstone was unearthed from the base of his front steps, he contacted the historical society and told them what ...


  2. Keene residents reconsecrate 256-year-old graveRead the original story

    Tuesday |

    ... in the base holding up the front steps," said Alan Rumrill, executive director of the Historical Society of Cheshire County. Betty Clark had lived about 100 yards away from the Ash Swamp Burying Ground in a house at the corner of West Street and ...


  3. Girl's gravestone being used in home repairs to be returned to cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | Bangor Daily News

    A historical society is rededicating the gravestone of a 9-year-old girl who died in 1761 after it was found years later at a home near a Keene, New Hampshire, cemetery. The Historical Society of Cheshire County and city of Keene say Betty Clark was buried at the Ash Swamp Cemetery.


  4. 1761 Gravestone of 9-Year-Old Girl Rededicated in KeeneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    The Historical Society of Cheshire County is rededicating a gravestone today of a 9-year-old girl who died in 1761 after it was found years later at a home near a cemetery in Keene. Betty Clark was buried at the Ash Swamp Cemetery.


  5. Longtime Fish and Game Commissioner Out Following Wild Goose RebukeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... state representative and retired Fish and Game conservation officer. Commissioner Robert Phillipson of Cheshire County is now serving as interim chair. "As with any aspect of state government, it is important to include a variety of different ...


  6. Rockingham County was one of the last to implement the Felonies First program.Read the original story

    Sunday Nov 12 |

    As Rockingham and Sullivan counties make the shift to Felonies First - a new judicial process designed to streamline criminal prosecution - it seems the jury is still out on just how effective it will be in New Hampshire.


  7. My Turn: Is this New Hampshire? NEWRead the original story

    Friday Nov 3 | Concord Monitor

    Recently my legislative colleague Rep. Jim McConnell, a Republican from Cheshire County, asked me to come to southwest New Hampshire. The goal was to learn about cancers in West Swanzey, which McConnell reported as a significant public health issue in his district .


  8. Biodynamic farm named Cooperator of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 3 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... with it," Peavey said. "We hiked up Mount Monadnock and then we moved in six months later." On Oct. 23, the Cheshire County Conservation District announced that Hillside Spring Farm, Peavey and Hunter's farm, is this year's Cooperator of the Year. ...


  9. Economic development partnerships celebrated at annual meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... it." A "green building cluster" has also been established with groups from Windham and Bennington counties, Cheshire County in New Hampshire and Franklin County in Massachusetts. Several initiatives set out to make the region known for ...


  10. Former NH Firefighter Jailed for Arson Asks for Home ConfinementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 26 |

    Speaking before the Cheshire County Superior Court on a video call Wednesday, a former Stoddard firefighter, who set brush fires that burned more than 200 acres in the town in 2016, made his case for being released from prison on administrative home confinement. The N.H. Department of Corrections informed the court this month that David H. Plante, 36, had been approved for early release on electronic monitoring.


  11. Keene man pleads guilty to killing ex-girlfriend's catsRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 25 |

    Dale Adam Johnson, 22, of Keene pleads to strangling two of his ex-girlfriend's cats in Cheshire County Superior Court in Keene on Wednesday.


  12. Former Stoddard firefighter in prison for arson could be released soonerRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 25 |

    ... for early release on administrative home confinement unless the court objects. In a motion before the court, Cheshire County Attorney Chris McLaughlin said Plante's release from prison before Oct. 17, 2018, would be inappropriate. Plante ...


  13. Felonies First program begins in Rockingham CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 22 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    BRENTWOOD - Prosecutors say the Felonies First program implemented in Rockingham County this month will make the court process more efficient, while some defense attorneys are concerned it removes key opportunities for defendants to have their charges lowered in district court. Rockingham County Attorney Patricia Conway said her office in Brentwood has been much busier since felony cases began coming directly there this month rather than to district court.


  14. Senate committee hears of NH broadband woesRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2017 |

    ... from Keene residents, including state Sen. Jay Kahn. "He notes in his estimates that twenty-five percent of Cheshire County residents are unserved or underserved when it comes to broadband access," Hassan said. Hassan added the stories submitted ...


  15. County defends reduction of road rage charge NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    Cheshire County Attorney D. Chris McLaughlin has responded to a Rindge woman's complaint about the way his office handled a recent road rage case in Rindge, reiterating that his office didn't have enough evidence to pursue a felony level charge. Both McLaughlin and complainant Patricia Martin were in attendance at the Cheshire County Commissioners meeting on Wednesday morning, as the commissioners placed Martin's complaint on their agenda for discussion.


  16. NH Fish and Game search for missing man in PisgahRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... en set up inside the state park. Anyone who may have seen Gill riding in the state park is asked to call the Cheshire County Sheriff's Office at 603-355-2000.


  17. Police LogRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... 21, of Bellows Falls, Vt., was cited with operating a vehicle with a suspended or revoked license. Sept. 3 - Cheshire County New Hampshire dispatch informed Bellows Falls (Vt.) Police that they were looking for a vehicle being operated by Amber G. ...


  18. Keene, N.H., woman arrested after car strikes treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    A New Hampshire woman was arrested as a fugitive from that state after her car struck a tree on Gore Road this week. Aerial E. Barney, 22, of Keene, was wanted in Cheshire County for failing to appear for a court hearing in June on a felony drug charge, according to court documents.


  19. Rindge resident files complaint over handling of road rage incidentRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2017 |

    ... to a violation in a road rage incident last December. KEENE - A Rindge woman has filed a complaint with Cheshire County commissioners over the handling of a case against a Rindge man accused of a road rage incident allegedly involving a gun. "You ...


  20. Resident fights Cleveland verdict NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    A Rindge resident has filed a complaint with the Cheshire County Commissioners, upset with the way the Cheshire County Attorney's Office handled a recent case in town. Patricia Martin emailed the commissioners on Monday, expressing her frustration with the Cheshire County Attorney's Office for not pursuing a felony-level charge against Larry Cleveland, who on Aug. 15 pleaded no contest to a violation-level charge of disorderly conduct after allegedly brandishing a hand gun during a December road rage incident.