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White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card leans on U.S. President George W. Bush's chair in the Oval Office of the White House Oct. 1, 2003,  while the President meets with Pakistan's Prime Minister Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali.

FPU names new president

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Franklin Pierce University has named its new president: Andrew H. Card, a former trustee of the University who has served on the staff of three U.S. presidents. Card has previous ties to the school, having been a former Franklin Pierce University trustee from 1996 until 2000, but has additional experience in leadership as a former White House chief of staff, … 0

Moment of bliss: Time to hunt the kangaroos

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

During the Thanksgivings of my early youth, an old friend of my mother’s came from Baltimore to stay the weekend. She took my room, and I climbed to a favored place in the attic. On Christmas Eve, relatives and neighbors assembled in our dining room to converse and gossip around a large punch … 0

Mascenic School District: Former employee seeks hearing

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — The family of a former Mascenic School District employee who served as business administrator is making a second attempt at calling a public meeting, seeking answers about the non-renewal of the employee’s contract following the release of an internal controls audit last year. Jenifer Krook, the district’s former business administrator, … 0

Peterborough: ConVal students get lesson in crime

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

How many high school classes have the opportunity to continually be mentored and receive feedback from world-renowned writers and artists? Twelve students at ConVal High School did. The freshmen to seniors in Angela Hartmann’s English class this summer … 0

Dublin: Her passions are teaching, traveling

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

At the age of 22, freshly graduated with degree in hand, Montana Rogers of Dublin is ready to strike out on her next big adventure — and it will take her halfway around the world. On Friday, Rogers … 0

Mascenic School District: Hanging out at school

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Highbridge Hill Elementary School second and third graders enjoy a stint in the sunshine during their recess on the first day of school on Wednesday. … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: School construction zone

Monday, August 25, 2014

WILTON — One look at the Florence Rideout Elementary School from the outside, and it is obvious that construction of the school’s new addition is well underway. To one side, there’s a parking lot that has never been … 0

Rindge: Birge resigns from FPU

Monday, August 25, 2014

Franklin Pierce University President of five years James Birge announced Thursday he is resigning his post. Birge has said he will stay on through the next school year, in order to ease the transition process, according to a … 0

Conval: Committee looks for cost savings

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A suggestion that the ConVal School District’s new District Study Committee could look for cost-saving opportunities by reviewing the district’s Special Education program drew fire from two School Board members at Tuesday’s board meeting. The District Study Committee, which was formed last year, is made up … 0

Achievement: Achievement

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Dana Blanchette of Hancock was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Lasell College, Newton, Mass. A member of the class of 2017, Blanchette is majoring in fashion and retail merchandising. … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

JAFFREY GRADE SCHOOL Bus 47 JAFFREY GRADE SCHOOL 7:43 76 North St. 7:44 90/92 North St. 7:51 786 North St. 7:55 521 North St. 7:56 Emery Road at North St. 7:56 485 North St. 7:58 361 North St. 7:59 327 Nowh St. 8:01 Rt 137 at Windy Field Road 8:02 North St. at Parent St. 8:03 North … 0

Mason School District

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

MASON to MILford Middle/High Schools Route: MA1 MS-HS AM 6:15 a.m. Mitchell Hill Road at Jones Crossing 6:16 a.m. 91 Mitchell Hill Road 6:19 a.m. Starch Mill Road at Wilton Road 6:22 a.m. Wilton Road at Pullman Road 6:25 a.m. Russell Rd at Starch Mill Road 6:28 a.m. Old … 0

Mascenic School District

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Mascenic/Boynton Bus #3 Route 1 AM Adams Hill Road 7:06 a.m. Nutting Hill Road T/A 7:07 a.m. Greenville Road 7:08 a.m. Adams Ave Route 31 South 7:09 a.m. Old Mason Center Road 7:11 a.m. Frost Trailer Park Barrett Hill Road 7:15 a.m. 111 Merriam Hill Road … 0