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

Court log: Oct. 7, 2014

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Greenfield police Charles Parkhurst, 51, Nashua, acts prohibited, destruction of evidence. Defendant failed to appear. Electronic bench warrant issued. Bail set by court at $1,000 cash. Recommended defendant’s license to drive be suspended. Jaffrey police Raymond Gryseels, 20, Jaffrey, simple assault, dismissed at the state’s request. Sheila Cyganiewicz, … 0

Jaffrey: Friendly meal for seniors on Oct. 16

Monday, October 6, 2014

The Jaffrey Friendly Meals for seniors will be held at noon on Oct. 16, at the VFW Post. The menu will be roast pork with gravy, whipped sweet potatoes, chef cut vegetables, and chocolate mousse for dessert. A Nurse Is In clinic, with a wellness nurse from Home … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Garden Party’ exhibit starts Friday

Monday, October 6, 2014

An exhibit of oil paintings by Jeanie Doris entitled “A Garden Party” will be on display in the first-floor Auditorium Gallery at the Jaffrey Civic Center beginning Friday. An artist’s reception wild be held on Oct. 17, from … 0

Jaffrey: Benefit breakfast at St. Patrick School Sunday

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

The annual super breakfast for the Women of Plaisance, Haiti, will be held in the cafeteria at St. Patrick School on Sunday, from 8 to 11 a.m. The menu will include pancakes, sausages, scrambled eggs, homefries, homemade breads, pastries, beans, coffee, juice and tea. The cost is $5 … 0

Jaffrey police log: Oct. 9, 2014

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Jaffrey Wednesday, Oct. 1 Arrest/warrant: At 8:30 p.m., police contacted Barron Louis Marchant, 53, of Jaffrey regarding an outstanding warrant for receiving stolen property from Jaffrey Police Department. Marchant turned himself in and was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with a Nov. 6 court date at 8th Circuit … 0

Letters: Rep. Emerson is a great ally

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

To the editor: A recent letter from Rindge was headed “What’s Wrong with Politics Today?” We all probably have our own answers to this question, as the robo calls pour in and millions are handed to WMUR from outside of New Hampshire. My simple answer is “blind allegiance … 0

They’re off to the other side of world

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Beijing, Shanghai, the Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, the Temple of Heaven, the Forbidden City — it’s a trip that could easily grace just about anyone’s bucket list. It’s that trip you always dreamed of taking, but never actually … 0

Jaffrey: Remembering Steven

Monday, October 6, 2014

There are a lot of good things to remember about his son, Steven, said Ron Smith. About how much he loved the outdoors and how talented he was with his hands, his avid sportsmanship and love of hunting, … 0

Jaffrey police log: Oct. 7, 2014

Monday, October 6, 2014

Jaffrey Thursday, Sept. 25 Accident: At 3 p.m., police responded to River Street for a two-car accident. Police found two vehicles pulled to the side of the road. A 17-year-old girl from Manchester, the driver of a 1997 Acura CL, stated she was unable to stop before striking … 0


Monday, October 6, 2014

The following first-year students are attending Plymouth State University this fall: from Greenville: Mikayla Logan; Jaffrey: Jenna Sirois; New Ipswich: Briana Sullivan; Peterborough: Michael Allen, Meaghan Hodge; and Wilton: James Edmunds, Kimberly Edmunds, Sophie LeVert. … 0