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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

Rindge: Residents up in arms about proposed natural gas pipeline

Monday, November 17, 2014

RINDGE — Rindge residents are gearing up to protest a proposed natural gas pipeline which could potentially run through Rindge, New Ipswich, Mason and Greenville, among other New Hampshire towns — with “Don’t FERC with Rindge” as their … 0

Softball: Pen, paper, Penwoman: Chalke signs with SNHU

Monday, November 17, 2014

Conant softballer Ivy Chalke can do it all. Sure, she’s one of the best pitchers in Division III, putting up gaudy numbers as she lead the Orioles to what’s considered to be its best season ever last year. … 0

Rindge: Olson barred from securities trade

Monday, November 17, 2014

A Rindge man who has pleaded guilty to tax fraud charges in relation to a multi-million dollar investment scheme has been barred from ever obtaining a license to trade anywhere in the U.S., according to an order issued by U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday. The Commission’s … 0

Jaffrey: Memorial Ambulance hosts Penny Sale

Friday, November 14, 2014

Jaffrey-Rindge Memorial Ambulance hosts its second annual penny sale on Nov. 22 at noon in the Pratt Auditorium, in Jaffrey. A large variety of items from area businesses, from jewelry to gift certificates, will be available. Doors open at noon, calling begins at 2 p.m. … 0

Jaffrey: Library hosts holiday tea

Friday, November 14, 2014

Before the holiday rush begins, take some time for tea, sandwiches, cookies, and convivial conversation at the Jaffrey Library. On Dec. 3 from 2 to 4 p.m., the Friends of the Library will host its annual Holiday Tea for all members, newcomers to Jaffrey, and patrons who use … 0

Jaffrey: Camera club meets Thursday

Friday, November 14, 2014

The Monadnock Camera Club will meet on Thursday starting at 7 p.m. at the Jaffrey Civic Center on Main Street in Jaffrey. Visitors are invited to attend the club meeting and are encouraged to share their images. There will be a short training session on a discussion of … 0

Peterborough: Business After Hours at RiverMead

Friday, November 14, 2014

The Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours will be held Wednesday, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at The Village at RiverMead, 50 Timber Pond Rd., in Peterborough. The After Hours are the Chamber’s networking events, allows members to meet, exchange ideas, make important long-lasting bonds, while giving … 0

Keene: New hire at land trust org.

Friday, November 14, 2014

Jennifer Zaso joins the Monadnock Conservancy, a land trust for southwestern New Hampshire, as philanthropy manager this month. In her position, Zaso will play a key role in achieving the financial objectives of the organization, now celebrating its … 0

Keene: Starting your own business seminar

Friday, November 14, 2014

Monadnock SCORE will present a seminar on “How to Start Your Own Business” today from 6 to 9 p.m. The seminar will be presented at and sponsored by the Savings Bank of Walpole, 84 Marlborough St., in Keene. This seminar is designed for anyone who is thinking about … 0

Viewpoint: Trip of a Lifetime

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

If you’d asked me a year ago, there was no way a trip to China was in my thoughts. But when the opportunity of the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce trip came along in March, it seemed too good … 0