Eli Rivera

Cheshire County Sheriff: Improving communications key

Monday, October 27, 2014

Eli Rivera, D-Keene Occupation: Incumbent Cheshire County Sheriff Time living in town: Keene since 1989 Previously elected offices: Keene School Board/Chair, Keene School Moderator Other qualifications: Sheriff, retired Keene Police Lieutenant, National Sheriff’s Institute graduate, Roger Williams Leadership Institute graduate, Babson College Leadership graduate, U.S. Coast Guard/Army Reserve veteran, Bachelor’s degree, Franklin Pierce College. Thirty-plus years public safety experience. What are two issues you feel are important and how do you plan to address them? The current and most critical issue the Sheriff’s Office is facing is our communications infrastructure. Our area of coverage, because of the terrain, can be tricky. A law enforcement officer … 0

Letters: Campaign lies should be barred

Thursday, October 9, 2014

To the editor: It is becoming more difficult to make an informed decision nowadays, since many people think it is acceptable to say almost anything, true or not, in order to make their point. The most obvious result of such thinking is now clearly obvious in campaign verbiage. Casting anyone who disagrees with you as evil is unfortunately effective, as choices are most … 0

Letters: Proud to stand with Pat Martin

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

To the editor: Mr. Cleveland’s narrative regarding the fake website that was set up to attack Pat Martin has been inconsistent, to say the least. When the story of the fake website first appeared, Mr. Cleveland commented online on another newspaper’s website and included the following statement: “Until I read this, I didn’t know it existed.” In his recent letter to the editor … 0

Letters: It really is quite simple

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

To the editor: Pat Martin is the best candidate running for state representative in Cheshire District 14. She is the one who will stand for the real values and needs of our communities, and she has repeatedly demonstrated this by the volunteer work she has done over the … 0

Letters: Nelson a man of integrity

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

To the editor: We, the residents of Cheshire County, have a great opportunity to get out and vote on Nov. 4 for Earl Nelson for sheriff. As a resident of Cheshire County and former law enforcement officer for more than 26 years, I have known Earl for close … 0

Rindge: Rail Trail expands via new bridge

Monday, October 27, 2014

RINDGE — The Rindge Conservation Commission celebrated the completion of a bridge linking the Rindge Rail Trail with an additional quarter-mile trail during a ribbon cutting ceremony this weekend. On Sunday, Conservation Commission members met with Select Board … 0

Reimers’ Reason: ‘See you in court’

Monday, October 27, 2014

If anyone threatens you with the old cliché, “I’ll see you in court!,” you might respond, “Which court?” Even in New Hampshire there are many different courts, and not all of them involve a judge in a black robe. In a broad sense of the word, a “court” … 0

Letters: Vote the person, not the party

Friday, October 17, 2014

To the editor: Once again we are inundated with half-truths and accusations about those running for office. For some strange reason we expect them to be perfect. After many years it seems we have not learned to check on what is said in the ads. I for one … 0

Letters: ‘I will wear that badge with honor’

Thursday, October 23, 2014

To the editor: I should just leave things alone, but a letter that Sue Wessels of Rindge wrote in the Sept. 25 edition of the Ledger has been bothering me and I feel compelled to respond. In the letter she stated that she expected me to vote for … 0

Letters: Let’s support Earl Nelson

Monday, October 27, 2014

To the editor: As the November elections draw close, I would like to urge my fellow citizens of Cheshire County to support Earl Nelson for Cheshire County Sheriff. The position of sheriff requires a person with many skills on all levels. Some of the skills he holds that … 0

Rindge: State Senate candidates square off in FPU debate

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

RINDGE — Candidates for New Hampshire’s 9th and 12th State Senate districts met Tuesday afternoon at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge for a debate sponsored by the university’s Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communications and the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript. Present … 0

Rindge: Teens vandalize Town Common

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A throng of mostly teenagers covered the center of Rindge in toilet paper, paintball paint, and graffiti Friday evening. They also tore down church and street signs, and vandalized a memorial to soldiers. “The townspeople have come to terms with kids toilet papering the Commons every year,” said … 0

Rindge: Car crash leaves teen driver injured

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A 16-year-old Rindge girl was driven to a Massachusetts hospital Tuesday after she was ejected from her car that morning. Police declined to issue the name of the girl because she is a juvenile. The teenager’s 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt drifted off the roadway at about 8:05 a.m. She … 0