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The Jaffrey Rindge School Board held the first of its summer meetings on July 21, discussing the principle search and school budget.

jaffrey-Rindge Schools: Student-teacher ratio part of budget talks

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

JAFFREY — Jaffrey-Rindge School Board member Charles Eicher spoke at Monday’s Select Board meeting, highlighting his concerns with the cost of staffing throughout the district, while recommending the board explore new budget philosophies. The presentation follows a year when the district’s proposed budget failed at the polls. Rindge voters made the difference, voting 604 to 825 against the proposed budget … 0

Jaffrey: Living with Lyme: a struggle and a success

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

JAFFREY — Not many people would be happy about the opportunity to get back to 10-hour days at work. But for Steve Rigopoulos, owner of Steve’s Lettering in Jaffrey, who spent several years struggling with crippling fatigue and pain brought about by an undiagnosed case of Lyme Disease, finally getting back to business … 0

Letter: Market Basket officials take note

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

To the editor: An open letter to the recently elected management of Market Basket from a customer in Rindge: You were recently elected to replace someone that the board concluded was not maximizing the potential profit and growth of Market Basket. However, he ran a company with a solid base business and the hard-earned trust, respect and admiration of vendors, employees and customers. … 0

Viewpoint:

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Several years ago, during the commemoration of the quincentennial of Columbus’s discovery of the New World, I was walking down a street in Cuzco, Peru. An indigenous person threw human waste on me from a rooftop. I was informed later that there was great resentment in Peru against … 0

Editorial: CEO firing pits people vs. profits

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

In the world of retail stores — and, some would argue, in every universe we currently exist within — the almighty dollar rules. That appears to be the driving force behind the recent decision made by the Market Basket Board of Directors to relieve longtime, beloved CEO Arthur … 0

Rindge: Next Welcome Table supper July 28

Thursday, July 17, 2014

All are welcome at the welcome table community supper in Rindge. Our next supper is July 28 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Rindge Meeting House, 6 Payson Hill Road. Our menu this month includes BBQ chicken, potato salad, cole slaw, tossed salad, beverages and a variety … 0

Jaffrey: Project Shakespeare presenting three plays

Monday, July 21, 2014

Celebrating 20 years, Project Shakespeare will present three productions for their 2014 summer season including a new program for elementary and middle school students. Performances will run from July 24 through Aug. 4 at locations in Jaffrey, Rindge and Peterborough. The mainstage company will present “The Taming of … 0

Letter: Give the inside candidate for police chief a chance

Friday, July 18, 2014

Here we go again. History appears to be repeating itself in Rindge. The selectmen voted to hire MRI to come in and administer a search for a new police chief, and give recommendations on how to improve the department. This is costing the taxpayers of Rindge several thousand … 1

Letter: Israel is under constant attack

Friday, July 18, 2014

To the editor: Due to well-meaning sympathy for Palestinians, the writer of a July 15 letter to the editor, Tricia Saenger, and much of the free world in general seem to define peace in the Middle East as a time when Israel does nothing to retaliate against constant, … 0

Achievement:

Monday, July 14, 2014

Emily Coll of Rindge was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Salve Regina University, Newport, R.I. She is a senior. To make the list a full-time undergraduate student must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.6 with no grade below a “B” in … 0

Rindge: Donate books to help the River Center

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The River Center is accepting book donations now through July 31 for Hannaford’s of Rindge Used Book Sale. Proceeds of all August sales will go directly to The River Center. Books can be dropped off at The River Center, Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. … 0

Court log: July 17, 2014

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Greenfield police Thomas V. Norton, 51, Peterborough, open container violation, charge not carried forward; DWI, $500 fine, license revoked for nine months, mandatory attendance driver care management program. Hancock police department Derek W. Choate, 26, Hancock, missing driver’s headlight assembly, $44.64 fine; failure to stop, $103.33 fine. Jaffrey … 0

Letter: Too much mystery in principal’s exit

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

To the editor: I recently checked my property tax bill for my residence in Jaffrey. It appears that 48 percent of that revenue goes to the school district. I believe that this entitles me and the people of Jaffrey and Rindge to a complete and thorough explanation as … 0