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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

Letters: Give them your support

Friday, October 17, 2014

To the editor: Recently we saw on the news that New Hampshire has the highest rate of breast cancer in the nation. Many of you probably know someone who has breast cancer and is fighting the fight. As I go through my own fight, I have had amazing … 0

Letters: ‘She talk with forked tongue’

Friday, October 17, 2014

To the editor: Marilinda Garcia’s opponent in the primaries, Gary Lambert, accused her of wanting amnesty for illegal aliens. She called him a liar. When pressed in the Manchester TV Channel 9 primary debates, she said illegal aliens should have a path to citizenship. In other words, another … 0

Jaffrey / Rindge: Candidate files election complaint

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

A state representative candidate from Rindge has filed a complaint with the N.H. Attorney General’s Office, alleging that a website designed to attack her is violating voting laws. When Internet browsers saw the link to www.electpatmartin.com, they likely thought the site was advocating for the election of Rindge … 0

ConVal/Conant/Mascenic: Students get a taste of manufacturing during site tours

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Two groups of students visited local companies on Sept. 30, as part of National Manufacturing Day 2014 events. These events were sponsored statewide by the New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Partnership. More than 30 students from ConVal and Conant … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Tell Me A Story’ opens Friday

Monday, October 6, 2014

An juried exhibit entitled “Tell Me a Story,” sponsored by the New Hampshire Chapter of the Women’s Caucus for Art, will be showing at the Jaffrey Civic Center beginning Friday. Juror’s choice awards will be presented for first, … 0

Peterborough/Jaffrey: Two “Earnest” readings Friday, Saturday

Monday, October 6, 2014

Project Shakespeare will present a stage reading of “The Importance of Being Earnest” by Oscar Wilde in performances at two locations. On Friday the play will be read at the Mariposa Museum in Peterborough, and on Saturday at the Jaffrey Civic Center. Both performances will be at 7 … 0

Jaffrey: Miniatures on display at Civic Center

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

An exhibit of miniature artworks featuring a husband and wife pair of artists will be on display in the first-floor display cases at the Jaffrey Civic Center beginning Friday. A passion for art and miniatures has defined Michele Carter’s entire life. Her love of art made her choose … 0

View from the River Center: Supporting United Way helps River Center

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

“The River Center’s parenting program is a place you can come and learn to be the parent you want to be. ... There is no cookie-cutter approach to parenting.” That is what a group of parents concluded after participating in a parenting group at The River Center. Every … 0

Editorial: Food and farming go hand in hand

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

If you were lost in the woods, would you want a handful of dollars or a handful of food? That question, posed by farmer Ruth Holmes at Tuesday’s Community Conversation in Peterborough’s Bass Hall, is a pithy and profound way to get to the core of both the … 0

Seasonal opportunities

Monday, October 13, 2014

Most stores have their busy times of the year — retailers see a boost during the summer and fall tourist season, and just about everyone experiences a bump during the holiday buying spree between Thanksgiving and the end … 0