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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

Power outages plague the region before turkey day

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

A blanket of white snow Wednesday morning quickly turned into a winter whiteout for drivers, businesses and residents on the day before Thanksgiving. The weather was brought by Winter Storm Cato, which moved up the Eastern U.S. throughout the day. By about 4 p.m., Cato had already dumped seven inches of wet, heavy … 0

JAFFREY: Kemp honored by Rotary

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The Jaffrey-Rindge Rotary Club has chosen a longtime Jaffrey resident as the winner of its annual Jaffrey-Rindge Rotary Service Award, according to the club’s president. The Rotary Club awarded its annual Service Award, which it has given for the last four years, to longtime jack-of-all-trades town mechanic Dave Kemp at its annual Nov. … 0

Jaffrey: Pondering town office options

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

JAFFREY — The Select Board sought feedback on two proposed plans to replace the town offices during a public hearing Monday night. While the board was leaning toward a more long-term but also more expensive option, some residents … 0

Jaffrey/PEterborough: Choir presents seasonal music

Monday, November 17, 2014

A concert entitled “I Have Had Singing” featuring music which celebrates the circular, cyclical nature of life will be presented by Two Rivers Community Choir on two dates at two locations. This program will present a broad spectrum of songs from myriad cultures and musical styles, including rounds … 0

Jaffrey: Off the Wall art show at Civic Center

Monday, November 17, 2014

“Off the Wall Gems,” an exhibit and sale of miniature works of art, is on display in the first-floor cases at the Jaffrey Civic Center. Based on the annual “Off the Wall” event held in the summer, the … 0

Jaffrey: Autumn Area Art show opens Nov. 21

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The annual Autumn Area Art Exhibit, the final exhibit of the year at the Jaffrey Civic Center, will have its grand opening on Friday, Nov. 21, from 5 to 7 p.m. The photography portion will be in the … 0

Jaffrey: Free community supper tonight

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The third free community supper at the United Church of Jaffrey on Main Street will be held today from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.. in the Parish Hall. All are welcome to this gathering of fellowship as well as delicious free food. A project of a nonprofit coalition in … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Raffle, auction raises funds

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

On Nov. 7, the Jaffrey-Rindge Rotary Club reverse raffle and auction party was held at the Shattuck Golf Club. The event, held annually, is the club’s major fund raiser. This is an all-in project for the club, which sold 300 tickets. Money raised at the event will help … 0

Viewpoint: About the pipeline, whom can you believe?

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

These days we’ve been hearing a great deal about two power projects: Northern Pass and the natural gas pipeline. We hear a lot of conflicting opinion about whether these projects are good or even necessary for New Hampshire and New England. Last January, the six New England governors … 0

View from the river: ‘Power of the spoken word’

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Thank you. I doubt those words ever get old or can be said too much. Thank you. The Thanksgiving season gives an opportunity tell you about how the community encourages and keeps us going here at The River Center all year long. I want to talk about the … 0

Editorial: Rep. O’Brien isn’t right for the job

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

State Rep. Bill O’Brien (R-Mont Vernon) is not the right person to serve as speaker of the House. And there are numerous examples that serve to illustrate this point. What we know of O’Brien in the role of House speaker — he previously held the position from 2011 … 0

Letter: Speaker of the House nominee

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

To the editor: William O’Brien returns to Speakership of N.H. House of Representatives. Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it. Mike Bradley Hillsborough Editor’s note: State Rep. Bill O’Brien (R-Mont Vernon) was nominated to serve as the next Speaker of the House. The … 0