New Hampshire's only female Catholic priest shares her struggle

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

On Tuesday, Franklin Pierce University hosted a showing of the documentary “Pink Smoke Over the Vatican,” which chronicles the journey of women priests. Following the showing of the film, The Rev. Theresa Chabot, the only female ordained Catholic priest in New Hampshire, was on hand to speak to the crowd and answer questions from the audience. Chabot of Manchester has always been deeply involved in the Roman Catholic church. And for a long time, she felt a call to devote her life to the church, but not as a nun — as a priest. The ordination of women as priests is viewed as a taboo … 0

Concord: Anthem speaks on data security breach in N.H.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Editor’s note: this story is adapted from an article which appeared in Wednesday’s Concord Monitor. Almost four weeks after the insurer disclosed a massive nationwide data breach, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield released an initial estimate on the number of New Hampshire customers “impacted” by the cyberattack: 667,866. That figure, announced in a statement from Anthem yesterday afternoon, includes both current and former … 0

Rindge: Acquittal in sex assault of minor

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

A former Rindge man who was charged with sexually assaulting a minor under the age of 13 between 2006 and 2011 was found not guilty last week by a Cheshire County Jury. Scott Andrew Hill, 48, of Swanzey was acquitted of all five counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault in a jury trial … 0

Peterborough: Carbon footprint Conversation March 10

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture, in partnership with the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, presents a Community Conversation about Personal Options for Lowering Our Carbon Footprint, on March 10 at 7 p.m., in the Monadnock Center’s Bass Hall, in Peterborough. Energy is always in the news, and there is … 0

Franklin Pierce: Ravens bowlers win tourney

Monday, February 23, 2015

The Franklin Pierce women’s bowling team won the program’s first-ever tournament title last week at the Hawk Flight Invitational hosted by Monmouth University to wrap up the team’s inaugural season. Junior Rebekah Varin and freshman Nicolette Vucak were each named to the All-Tournament Team. … 0

Franklin Pierce: McGuckin makes NE-10 All-Rookie Team

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Freshman goaltender Tom McGuckin of the Franklin Pierce University men’s ice hockey team has been named to the Northeast-10 Conference All-Rookie Team, as announced on Friday by the Conference office. He was one of eight freshmen from across … 0

Peterborough: Gents bow, ladies know how

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The late Bob McQuillen of Peterborough was a longtime teacher at ConVal, as well as a larger-than-life figure in the contra dance world. He is known for his music, and for passing on his love of it to … 0

Franklin Pierce: Ravens win on Senior Night

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Junior Tyler Iacuone helped send his senior teammates home with a win on Wednesday night, as his last-second three-pointer lifted the Franklin Pierce University Men’s Basketball team over the Bentley University Falcons by a final score of 85-84. Senior Ryen Vilmont finishes his career with a 25 point … 0

Roundup: Warriors lose battle of two top-four teams

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

WLC boys’ basketball The Warriors lost a battle with Epping on Tuesday night, 57-53. “It was nip and tuck all the way,” said Warriors coach Ken Garnham after the game. DIV Player of the Year candidate Jordan Litts dropped 21 points in the loss, outscored only by Epping … 0

Running: Traffie, McGurk tops in fourth Chiller

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Here are the results of the fourth Monadnock Milers Winter Chiller road race. Held on Saturday, the race started and finished at the BeFit Fitness Center in New Ipswich. The below zero weather didn’t keep the runners away. … 0

Franklin Pierce: Ravens host playoff game

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The Franklin Pierce University women’s basketball team will open postseason play on Sunday afternoon, when the Ravens play host to Southern Connecticut State at 3 p.m. in The Fieldhouse in Rindge, in the quarterfinal round of the 2015 Northeast-10 Conference Championship. Tickets for the game are $8 for … 0

Rindge Budget Advisory Committee: Questioning expenditures the focus

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Kale L. Stenersen* Occupation: Kitchen design, sales, Triumph Interiors Inc., Rindge Time living in town: 27 years Previously elected offices: Budget Advisory Committee Other Qualifications: Fiscally responsible, attentive to detail, number cruncher, common cense What are two issues … 0

Viewpoints: Actions to address climate change

Friday, February 20, 2015

Weather related disaster costs have risen from an average of $50 billion per year in the 1980s to over $200 billion per year in the last decade, according to the World Bank. We are playing warming roulette, putting … 0