Rindge: Town looking to sell land

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Town officials are working to sell some town-owned land in order to recoup back taxes and put properties back on the tax rolls. The town owns 44 properties, according to a recently completed inventory, nearly half of which are used by the town in some capacity. Town officials are in the process of determining which properties should be sold, so that an auction or sealed bid sale can take place … 0

Pipeline: Feeling the ripple effect

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Even though Cathy Lanigan doesn’t live in a town that will be traversed by Kinder Morgan’s Northeast Energy Direct pipeline project, she defiantly displays several “Stop the Pipeline” signs on her lawn on Concord Street. “If I don’t want it in my backyard, why somebody else’s?” she said, citing concerns about the pipeline’s … 0

Mason: ZBA again denies rehearing for Marty’s

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Zoning Board of Adjustment has now twice denied a request for a rehearing from Marty’s Driving Range. Marty’s, co-owned by Martin Ruggiero and his daughter Nicole Ruggiero, both of Mason, applied for a variance last month to hold twice-weekly outdoor concerts at the business, which includes a driving range, a restaurant, an outdoor bar, an ice cream stand and batting cages. The … 0

Peterborough: Fundraising to train EMTs

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Michael Hutchinson, a Peterborough paramedic who served as outreach coordinator for Cheshire Medical Center until December, surveyed about two-dozen ambulance departments in the region in 2014, asking them about their biggest challenges. Their answer: training EMTs. Ambulance departments … 0

Peterborough: Arrest part of heroin bust

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

A Marlborough man arrested in Peterborough and charged with trafficking a half-kilogram of heroin is believed to have ties to a major drug distribution network out of Lawrence, Massachusetts, according to Keene police. Ryan Williams, 28, was one … 0

PUC, utility reach deal

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Opponents of a high-pressure natural gas pipeline proposed to run through the state are disappointed with decisions last week from both state and federal entities. Staff at the state Public Utilities Commission have reached a settlement agreement with natural gas distributor Liberty Utilities, regarding its application to contract … 0

The Avid Reader: Shedding some light on manuscript illumination

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

This past Saturday I had the good fortune to take a day-long workshop on “Manuscript Illumination: Ancient Art Form, Modern Techniques and Applications.” This was taught by Amy Fagin, a professional manuscript artist, at the Museum of Russian … 0

Rindge: Outdoor open mic for July 4

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

This month’s Meeting House Stage will be held outside in front of the Rindge Historical Society on Saturday. The event will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. There will be no featured performer and open mic performers will be able to play an extra song or … 0

Antrim/Rindge: Celebration Singers touring the region

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The Celebration Singers, 65 young people from Atlanta, Texas, are touring New Hampshire this month and will be performing several concerts in our area. They will be offering free concerts and undertake community service projects as part of their annual summer trips. The group will be in concert … 0

Franklin Pierce: Pelland new FPU softball coach

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Franklin Pierce University Director of Athletics Bruce Kirsh announced on Tuesday that Mike Pelland has been named the new head coach of the Ravens softball program. Pelland becomes the first full-time head coach in program history and will head up a team that is on the rise in … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Climb aboard the district’s ‘Mighty Book Bus’

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Jaffrey-Rindge School District’s library on wheels is hitting the road again for its eighth summer. From the outside, the Mighty Book Bus looks like a big moving van. Don’t let that fool you. Inside, there are over … 0

Milestones: Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School honor roll; Fourth quarter 2015

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School High/Honor Roll Lists for the 4th quarter of 2014-2015 Grade 8 High Honor Roll: Stephanie Barney, Tyler Bennett, Mariah Chamberlain, Cameron Feyrer, Travis Olson, Ruby Roberts, and Arianna Wentworth. Honor Roll: Connor Ahern, Troy Aho, Delaney Beaven, Nicholas Bergeron, Hannah Bernier, Meghan Boutwell, Levi Duncan, … 0

Engagement announcement: Shelby Paige — Karl Letourneau

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Kevin and Janet Paige of Antrim have announced the engagement of their daughter, Shelby, to Karl Letourneau, son of Peter and Roberta Letourneau of Rindge. The bride-to-be earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Rivier University in … 0