Seasonal ranger Meredith Collins of Greenfield, left, talks with Beth Kintz of Jaffrey, right, the manager of Monadnock State Park, at the park's Camp Store on Thursday.

JAFFREY: New manager at Mount Monadnock

Monday, December 15, 2014

JAFFREY — After returning to the Monadnock region from the prairies of South Dakota, Beth Kintz is hitting the ground running as the first woman in charge of the most hiked mountain in America. Elizabeth Kintz of Jaffrey, who goes by Beth, is a longtime resident of the Monadnock region who grew up in Rindge — she’s also the first … 0

Rindge: Market Basket now fully in Artie T.’s hands

Monday, December 15, 2014

The sale of Market Basket to Arthur T. “Artie T.” Demoulas was completed Friday afternoon, after it was announced in September that Demoulas and his sisters reached an agreement to buy the grocery chain from their cousins, and that the sale would be finalized over the next several months. According to a press release Market Basket issued Friday, Artie T. and his side … 0

Jaffrey: Community supper held Thursday

Friday, December 12, 2014

The free Community Supper at the United Church of Jaffrey on Main Street for December will be held on Thursday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Mildred Cutter Parish Hall. All are welcome to this gathering of fellowship as well as delicious free food. The non-profit coalition in Jaffrey which sponsors the … 0

Jaffrey: Givey’s Barber celebrates 10 years

Friday, December 12, 2014

Givey’s Barber Shop is celebrating 10 years the week of Dec. 16 to 19. Owner Christine Morris is inviting the public to stop in for an open house. There will be some free raffles, which will include free … 0

Viewpoint: Some answers to our budgetary shortfalls

Friday, December 12, 2014

Governor Hassan has done an excellent job working with legislative leaders to craft and oversee the state’s current two-year budget. An array of problems is being effectively managed. This budget will end in balance. But looking ahead to the next two-year budget, we in state government face difficult … 0

Viewpoint: NH suffering from aligning with Obama administration’s agenda

Friday, December 12, 2014

Oh, Maggie, Maggie, Maggie. Read an article recently titled, “Governor tells state agencies to trim budgets.” It announced, “State agencies are cutting a combined $18.3 million from their current budgets to meet the spending reductions Gov. Maggie Hassan … 0

Editorial: Take matters into your own hands

Monday, December 15, 2014

When you want to get something done, sometimes, you just have to do it yourself. That’s what we’ve learned from some folks interviewed for two stories in today’s paper. The first concerns the Ingalls Memorial Library in Rindge. The 120-year-old library has undergone several renovations in the past … 0

Spirit of Giving: Shelter From the Storm: A place to call home for the holidays

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Outside in Saturday’s freezing rain, 2-year-old Karter Wolfe couldn’t stop smiling. He walked from spruce tree to spruce tree, wondering which of them behind Pilgrim Foods in Greenville would become his Christmas tree. And while Wolfe couldn’t contain … 0

Jaffrey: Quilt raffle featured during Project Shakespeare’s ‘Christmas Carol’ run

Monday, December 8, 2014

Project Shakespeare will be holding a holiday raffle during all performances of A Christmas Carol. The grand prize is a homemade quilt by Amanda Ketchersid of Antrim. She describes it as a contemporary throw-size quilt in a Wagon … 0

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Jaffrey Thursday, Dec. 4 Arrest/warrant: At 4:35 p.m., Eric Edwards, 25, of Jaffrey turned himself in on a warrant out of Goffstown Police Department for receiving stolen property. Goffstown police were contacted and Edwards was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with a Jan. 8 court date. Friday, Dec. … 0

Editorial: Nonprofits chosen for ‘Spirit of Giving’

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Monadnock Ledger-Transcript is happy to announce the nonprofits in our region that have been selected for our 5th Annual Spirit of Giving Series: Jaffrey-based Shelter From the Storm; School Kids in Peterborough, or SKIP, the Grapevine Family & Community Resource Center located in Antrim; and The River … 0

Letter: No recourse through courts

Monday, December 8, 2014

To the editor: The latest from “Jane Q. Citizen v. The System” (see Court Updates 2 on Jaffrey Voices Google Group). A corporate state is when citizens have no recourse to protect their rights through the courts. Looks like New Hampshire is there. Public officials who don’t follow … 0

Letter: Gas pipelines are not the enemy

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

To the editor: The town in Hampden, Massachusetts, where I used to live for 20-plus years has one of those 36-inch — or perhaps bigger, I’m not sure — natural gas pipelines going through the southern edge of the entire town and has been there for many, many … 0