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Fairpoint employees in New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine are on strike after the telecommunications provider declared an impasse during contract renegotiations.

Peterborough: Fairpoint workers picketing over contract negotiations

Monday, October 20, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A handful of local Fairpoint technicians picketing on Concord Street outside the Fairpoint facility on Monday and Friday are some of the 1,700 employees on strike in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine, after a failed attempt by two unions to renegotiate the unionized workforces’s contract. These employees — part of the Communications Workers of America and the International … 0

Rindge: Skateboard competition returns

Monday, October 20, 2014

RINDGE — A defunct skateboarding event once held by Franklin Pierce University will be resurrected, after the Select Board gave approval on Wednesday for a portion of Mountain Road to be shut down for a short time on Thursday to allow for a slalom competition. On Wednesday, Doug Carty, the director of campus recreation at Franklin Pierce University appeared before the board to … 0

Rindge: Street sign damages cruiser

Monday, October 20, 2014

RINDGE — The town’s 2013 Ford Taurus cruiser is out of commission, after an accident on Sept. 30 that damaged the driver’s side of the vehicle. Repairs are expected to be completed by next week, according to police. Police Chief Todd Muilenberg appeared before the Select Board on Wednesday to discuss the damages. He estimated $6,200 in repairs will be needed to return … 0

Rindge woman flown to Massachusetts hospital after crash

Monday, October 20, 2014

RINDGE — A Rindge woman was in a single-vehicle crash Thursday night, serious enough that she was transported to a Massachusetts hospital, but as of Monday her condition remains unknown. Kim Wheeler, 43, of Rindge, was driving a 2012 Honda Civic north on Cathedral Road in the vicinity … 0

Rindge: Rams hold ‘Turkey for a Vet’ program

Thursday, October 9, 2014

As Veterans Day starts to approach in November we all think of the great men and women that proudly served the United States. The RAMS — Rindge Athletic Men’s Club — also thinks about these men and women and is extremely proud of all Veterans, especially the Veterans … 0

Peterborough: Building on giving

Monday, October 20, 2014

Katherine Forrest loves animals, so when she opened her new store Treat Goods in Depot Square this summer, she began thinking about what she could do to give back to the furry friends that give so much to … 0

Rindge: FPU students hold film fest on sustainability Thursday

Monday, October 20, 2014

Franklin Pierce University will hold a Red Carpet Screening of “Voices: Engaging Communication in Sustainability” on October 22 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm in the Marlin Fitzwater Center. “Voices” is a series of public service announcements produced by students through a New England Campus Sustainability Forum mini-grant awarded … 0

Letters: Reject the far left agenda on Nov. 4

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

To the editor: As a local small-business owner, and a woman, I was truly offended by the advertisement placed in the Ledger-Transcript recently by Dick Ames, Doug Ley and Pat Martin promoting their run for the N.H. House. Clearly, these three Democratic candidates have signed onto, and are … 0

Viewpoint: Negative ads based on fear

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

I find negative campaigning to be a fascinating topic and look forward to its arriving in the mail and appearing on television political ads. They are interesting, in a bad sort of way, as a form of vicious propaganda. Negative ads make me reflective on how they were … 0

Letters:

Friday, October 17, 2014

To the editor, Democrat ads claim Scott Brown favors oil companies who are raking in “record profits.” Anyone who understands economics knows today’s oil companies are struggling to compete worldwide and earning slim profits. Dem ads ignore the fact that Ms. Shaheen votes nearly 100 percent of the … 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

Rindge police log: Oct. 16, 2014

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Rindge Wednesday, Oct. 8 Arrest: At 10:30 p.m. police arrested Andrew Berard, 26, of Rindge on a warrant issued by Rindge police, charging him with one count of reckless driving. He was released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail and issued a court date of Nov. 5 at the … 0