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

Letter: Network neutrality is only fair

Friday, November 14, 2014

To the editor: President Obama asked the Federal Communications Commission to set the strongest possible rules to protect network neutrality as it writes new Internet traffic regulations. He said the FCC should reclassify broadband service to be regulated like a public utility. This would mean that Internet service … 0

Letter: Pumpkin Fest support was great!

Friday, November 14, 2014

To the editor: I would like to take this opportunity, on behalf of Animaterra Women’s Chorus, to publicly thank everyone who supported us at this year’s Pumpkin Festival. Being a nonprofit, with members from all around the Monadnock area, we once again sold a variety of homemade turnovers … 0

Editorial: Take some time before reacting

Monday, November 17, 2014

One inarguable fact of human existence is that people are resistant to change. No matter how good an idea turns out to be in the end, there are invariably detractors when the concept is first pitched. Just think back to those who dismissed the rising new technology of … 0

Jaffrey: Grease fire breaks out in duplex apt.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story, erroneously quoted Jaffrey Fire Chief David Chamberlain as saying fire alarms are an expensive investment, rather than an inexpensive one. Smoke detectors saved the life of a Jaffrey man who … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Jekyll vs. Hyde

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

“Jekyll & Hyde,” a musical based upon the novel “The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde” by Robert Louis Stevenson, is the most ambitious play that the fledgling Conant Drama Club has taken on, explained Director … 0

Jaffrey: Basics of eBay at library Tuesday

Monday, November 10, 2014

Faye Hanson will explain how to turn household items into cash during an eBay Basics program at the Jaffrey Public Library on Tuesday at 6 p.m. Learn how to set up an account, research items, determine pricing and postage, write an effective listing, and get paid. The program … 0

Peterborough/Jaffrey: Book fair to benefit St. Patrick School

Monday, November 10, 2014

On Nov. 22 or Nov. 23, either say “I Support St. Patrick’s School” or bring in a coupon to the Toadstool Bookshop in Peterborough and all purchases made will benefit St. Patrick School. Twenty-five percent of the purchase price will be donated to the school and purchases can … 0

Jaffrey: Children’s Woods hike Saturday

Monday, November 10, 2014

The Monadnock Conservancy and the Jaffrey Conservation Commission are sponsoring a leisurely two-mile guided hike on the trails at Children’s Woods and Carey Park in Jaffrey on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. The hike will be on newly spruced-up trails that were upgraded by the Student Conservation … 0

Jaffrey: Trio Cleonice performs Saturday

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Trio Cleonice will be the featured performers for the final concert of Electric Earth Concerts’ 2014 season. The concert will take place at First Church in Jaffrey on Saturday, Nov. 15, at 7:30 p.m. The trio, consisting of … 0

Peterborough: Kitty Rescue at Treat Goods Saturday

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Meet the volunteers and kittens of the Monadnock Kitty Rescue and Adoption at Treat Goods in Depot Square on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monadnock Kitty Rescue and Adoption is a no-kill cat shelter, staffed by volunteers with no paid personnel, committed to the care and … 0