Piscataquog Fluvial Erosion Hazard Assessment Information Meeting


CONTACT:    Shane Csiki
Fluvial Geomorphology Specialist
Department of Environmental Services, New Hampshire Geological Survey
29 Hazen Drive, P.O. Box 95
Concord, NH 03302-0095
Phone: (603) 271-2876
Email: Shane.Csiki@des.nh.gov

Piscataquog Fluvial Erosion Hazard Assessment Information Meeting

The New Hampshire Geological Survey, a unit of the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, is coordinating a river geomorphic assessment in the Piscataquog Watershed. The assessment will evaluate the present condition of streams in the watershed to identify areas most prone to flood and erosion-related hazards. Road crossings will also be surveyed to identify those at increased risk of failure. This assessment project builds upon a larger stream crossing condition assessment project successfully completed last year in the watershed.

A private firm, Field Geology Services, has been contracted to conduct these assessments starting in mid-May and continuing through the summer. All are invited to attend a public information meeting on the upcoming data collection efforts in the Piscataquog River watershed. Come and learn more about this study and to meet representatives from Field Geology Services. This workshop will be held on May 6, 6:30 – 7:45pm at the Whipple Free Library in New Boston.      #END#

Teens Robbed of I-pod/Cell Phone


MANCHESTER, NH- On Monday, February 11, 2013, at about 6:30 PM, Manchester Police responded to a Clay Street address for a report of a robbery.  On arrival, they met with two 16 year old Manchester teens who reported they had been the victims of a robbery a short time earlier on Somerville Street, near Belmont Street.


According to the boys, they were walking in the area when they were approached by two men, one of whom demanded their belongings, indicating his companion had a gun, although no gun was observed.


One of the boys surrendered his I-pod Nano and Galaxy S3 cell phone and the men left.  They were last seen leaving the area as passengers in an older, dark colored 4-door sedan operated by a third individual who was possibly wearing a red sweatshirt.


The first suspect was described as a white male in his forties, about 6’3” tall with a slender build and dark “stubble” on his face.  He was last seen wearing a dark colored vest and a green “beanie” style hat.  The second man, alleged to have possessed a gun, was described as a clean-shaven white male in his forties with an average height and build.  He was last seen wearing a camouflage shirt and khaki pants.


Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Manchester Police Department at 668-8711.  Anonymous tips for cash rewards can be made through Manchester Crimeline at 624-4040 or online at manchestercrimeline.org.