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Founder's Day festivities

  • Lloyd Astmann, Franklin Pierce class of 1969 and chair of the board of <br/>trustees, left, along with FPU President Dr. James Birge and N.H. Senator Lou D’Alessandro, cut into a cake celebrating the 50th anniversary of the university’s founding on Nov. 14, 1962.
  • An attendee examines a birthday card to the university signed by many Rindge residents and current students.
  • Professor Peter Wallner of Franklin Pierce University in Concord, one of two biographers of President Franklin Pierce, signs a copy of his book, “Franklin Pierce: New Hampshire’s favorite son,” at the Founder’s Day celebration Wednesday.
  • In honor of the 50th anniversary of Franklin Pierce University's founding, the college held a Founder's Day celebration that focused on the 19th century president.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Nick B. Reid)
  • If built, the Park Theatre in downtown Jaffrey could bring an estimated 290 events each year to the downtown area.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Nick B. Reid)
  • Fire on Greenfield Road<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Dave Anderson)
  • Fire on Greenfield Road<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Dave Anderson)
  • Michelle Ciardelli, left, and Marley Sorbello, members of Girl Scout Troop 13964 of Peterborough, fill Thanksgiving bags at the Monadnock Area Food Bank at All Saints' Episcopal Church in Peterborough on Friday. This is the fourth year that cadettes in the troop have helped prepare the baskets, which are distributed to families during the week before Thanksgiving. This year they filled about 140 bags.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Dave Anderson)
  • Morgaine O'Connor, left, and Caroline Riffle work on filling a Thanksgiving bag.
  • Marley Sorbello, foreground, Michelle Ciardelli and Hailey Davis pick items from the food bank shelves.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Dave Anderson)
  • Lyndeborough man being told to move shed that's too close to  property line<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Dave Anderson)
  • Lyndeborough man being told to move shed that's too close to  property line<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Dave Anderson)
  • Lyndeborough man being told to move shed that's too close to  property line<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Dave Anderson)
  • Fire on Greenfield Road<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Dave Anderson)
  • Fire on Greenfield Road<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Dave Anderson)
  • Lyndeborough man being told to move shed that's too close to  property line<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Dave Anderson)
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