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Franklin Pierce University students moved in over the weekend, signifying the beginning of another busy school year.

Rindge: Card: FPU meeting goals

Monday, August 31, 2015

Franklin Pierce University is making strides in finances and student enrollment, but President Andrew Card says that more can be done to improve the school for its students. “We are meeting or exceeding many of the goals that we have set, but there are still financial challenges,” said Card. “I think that the university is poised for success. There is … 0

Rindge: ZBA OKs three variances

Monday, August 31, 2015

Rindge’s Zoning Board of Adjustment approved variances for three projects at its Tuesday meeting. A variance was approved for Henry and Sharon Bock to build a carport/shed at their property at 5 John Avenue. The Bocks were seeking a variance from Article IV, Section B2 of the Rindge Zoning Ordinance, stating that no building shall be located closer than 15 feet to an … 0

What not to say when the kids get home from school

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Five things never to ask your child right after school: “How was school today?” “What do you have for homework?” “When are you going to do your homework?” “What did you get on the test?” “What did you learn today?” You want to interact and make connection. Your kids do too, but not in the same way. You’ve missed them, you want to … 0

What to do when a loss leaves an empty nest emptier?

Thursday, August 27, 2015

The purpose of parenting is to prepare our children to grow up into responsible and compassionate adults, able to go forth into the world and make a difference. We shed tears of joy and sorrow, we laugh so hard our sides hurt and we suffer years of sleep … 0

Good for the gut: Yogurt, kefir and, of course, pickles

Friday, August 28, 2015

It’s very simple. Your gut either keeps you healthy or it makes you ill. A healthy gut determines which nutrients to absorb and does an expert job keeping toxins, allergens and microbes out. An unhealthy gut contributes to a wide range of diseases, including diabetes, obesity, rheumatoid arthritis, … 0

ML: Real estate transfers, July 2015

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

The following are real estate transfers for the month of July. Antrim 389 Clinton Road; Land & Bldg; $65,089; Household Finance Corp 2 to Scott Burnside. 55 Main St.; Land & Bldg; $340,000; Ascentria Community Svcs to Sobriety Centers Of NH. Bennington 69 Birch Glen Drive #; Condominium; … 0

Hospital raises funds for rehab center

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Heywood Hospital’s Golf Classic held on Aug. 17 in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, raised $100,000 for the Gardner, Massachusetts based hospital. The funds will allow Heywood Healthcare to continue to move forward with critical mental health, suicide prevention and addiction service initiatives, including the recently approved plans for The Quabbin … 0

Franklin Pierce: Preseason rankings for Ravens

Monday, August 31, 2015

The Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team has been picked fourth (out of 15 teams) in the Northeast-10 Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll, which was the leading selection among five Ravens fall sports. The Northeast-10 released one coaches’ poll each day this week in the lead-up to the beginning … 0

Jaffrey / Rindge: Branding subject of Chamber meet

Monday, August 31, 2015

The Jaffrey and Rindge Chambers of Commerce will hold a breakfast forum on Branding in the Monadnock Region, Sept. 9, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at J.P. Stephen’s Restaurant and Tavern. We all know that our region is a great place to visit, live, learn, work and … 0

Editorial: Hassan’s letter to FERC chair

Monday, August 31, 2015

We are always interested in what Gov. Maggie Hassan has to say about Kinder Morgan’s proposed Northeast Energy Direct project. The governor has yet to land on either side of the fence in regard to the pipeline, but she has many times made clear that her constituents deserve … 0

Thank you Note: ‘Uplifting’ one another at festival

Friday, August 28, 2015

To the editor: I recently had the privilege of attending the fourth annual Uplift Music Festival at Oak Park in Greenfield. This volunteer-driven, family event was a testament to what a compassionate and supportive group of people is … 0

Letters: Volunteers needed for America Reads

Saturday, August 29, 2015

To the editor: One person, one hour, once a week can make a difference! With the start of fall, school bells will be ringing throughout the Monadnock region. Most children will eagerly begin working with new textbooks, checking out books from the library and delving into new learning … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Schools OK $700K back to taxpayers

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

RINDGE — With nearly $1 million in unexpected revenue returning to the Jaffrey-Rindge School District, the School Board had to decide how much would be kept and how much would be returned to the taxpayers. In a 5-2 vote, the School Board on Monday chose to retain $200,000 … 0