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The candidates for the New Hampshire State Senate' 9th and 12th districts met Tuesday afternoon at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge for a debate sponsored by the university's Fitzwater Center and the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript.

Rindge: State Senate candidates square off in FPU debate

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

RINDGE — Candidates for New Hampshire’s 9th and 12th State Senate districts met Tuesday afternoon at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge for a debate sponsored by the university’s Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communications and the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript. Present were the candidates for the New Hampshire Senate’s 12th District, Peggy Gilmour (D-Hollis) and Kevin Avard (R-Hillsborough), as well as the candidates … 0

Jaffrey: Civic Center names photo exhibit winners

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Jaffrey Civic Center has announced the winners of the recent exhibit “The Annual Photography Exhibit,” which hung in the second-floor Cunningham Gallery from Aug. 22 through Sept. 27. First place was awarded to Guy Biechele of Athol, Mass., for “Evening Sky”; second place to Jonathan Route of Leominster, Mass., for “Rockport Light”; and an honorable mention to Gerrit Bradley of Swampcott, Mass., … 0

Jaffrey: Project Shakespeare show on Halloween

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Project Shakespeare, a theater education program, will be performing a show at the Monadnock Inn as part of the inn’s Spooky Halloween bash on Friday, Oct. 31, from 8 p.m. to midnight. Project Shakespeare performers will take on the characters of more locally known historical figures like Willa Cather, Hannah Davis, Henry David Thoreau and William K. Dean. The performance will be in … 0

Boys’ soccer: Cougars ground orioles

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The Conant boys were in a prime position to pull off a win over Campbell on Tuesday afternoon, but the relentless Cougar attack equalized, took the lead and then put the game away. The two teams played a … 0

Letters: Martin the best candidate

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

To the editor: Pat Martin’s qualifications and dedication to the future of New Hampshire make her by far the best candidate for state rep for the towns of Jaffrey, Rindge, Fitzwilliam, Dublin, Harrisville and Roxbury. Pat listens, Pat cares and Pat responds. She is up to date on … 0

Peterborough: Fairpoint workers picketing over contract negotiations

Monday, October 20, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A handful of local Fairpoint technicians picketing on Concord Street outside the Fairpoint facility on Monday and Friday are some of the 1,700 employees on strike in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine, after a failed attempt … 0

Jaffrey: Town hires interim library director after resignation

Monday, October 20, 2014

Just over one year after hiring a library director, the Jaffrey Town Library is once again looking for a new one. In an Oct. 15 press release, Jaffrey Public Library Board of Trustees Co-chair Stephanie Minteer announced that Carol Roberts, the interim library director in Pelham, will become … 0

Rindge woman flown to Massachusetts hospital after crash

Monday, October 20, 2014

RINDGE — A Rindge woman was in a single-vehicle crash Thursday night, serious enough that she was transported to a Massachusetts hospital, but as of Monday her condition remains unknown. Kim Wheeler, 43, of Rindge, was driving a 2012 Honda Civic north on Cathedral Road in the vicinity … 0

Peterborough: Building on giving

Monday, October 20, 2014

Katherine Forrest loves animals, so when she opened her new store Treat Goods in Depot Square this summer, she began thinking about what she could do to give back to the furry friends that give so much to … 0

Monday, October 20, 2014

Jaffrey Monday, Oct. 6 Arrest/warrant: At 6:23 p.m., a 17-year-old boy turned himself in a warrant for theft by unauthorized taking. He was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with a Nov. 6 court date at 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. Complaint: At 6:40 p.m., a Jaffrey man went to … 0

Letters: Thanks, Cyndy, for your dedication

Thursday, October 2, 2014

On behalf of the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce, past presidents and current Board of Directors, we would like to recognize and say a “Thank You” to Cyndy Burgess for all of the years that she was the chairperson for the Jaffrey Festival of Fireworks. Cyndy did an outstanding … 0

Letters: Remembering a special person

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

To the editor: Five years ago this month the community lost a special person, friend, coworker and family member, Stephen Krause. A tragic accident took the lives of four special people in just a few moments. With the recent celebration of the Columbus Day weekend and the celebrations … 0

Viewpoint: Negative ads based on fear

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

I find negative campaigning to be a fascinating topic and look forward to its arriving in the mail and appearing on television political ads. They are interesting, in a bad sort of way, as a form of vicious propaganda. Negative ads make me reflective on how they were … 0