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David Hoffman, 54, of Ashburnham, appeared in court on Wednesday in Jaffrey to be arraigned on a charge of negligent homicide.

Jaffrey/Rindge: Driver in fatal crash arraigned

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

JAFFREY — David Hoffman, the driver of a vehicle that allegedly caused a fatal accident in Rindge on Nov. 6, was arraigned on a charge of negligent homicide at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey, on Wednesday afternoon. As part of his bail conditions, Justice L. Phillips Runyon III ordered that Hoffman be fitted with an ankle bracelet for house arrest and that he not drive; bail was set at $20,000 cash or surety. Hoffman, 54, of Ashburnham, Massachusetts, entered the courtroom Wednesday on crutches, with his left foot in a cast from injuries suffered in the accident. Police allege Hoffman’s alcohol consumption that day was … 0

Peterborough: National award for green energy

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Peterborough is the only town nationwide being recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for purchasing green power — electricity from renewable sources like solar, wind and geothermal that do not emit greenhouse gases. The EPA announced Wednesday that Peterborough is one of nine entities across the country to receive the EPA’s 2014 Green Power Purchasing Award. Other award winners include the cities … 0

Keene: AIDS Memorial Quilt displaying in region

Monday, November 17, 2014

AIDS Services for the Monadnock Region will collaborate with Franklin Pierce University to bring a display of the AIDS Memorial Quilt to various locations throughout the region to acknowledge World AIDS Day, held annually on Dec. 1 since 1988. The purpose of the day is to engage communities in understanding, compassion and hope using this powerful visual reminder of the AIDS pandemic and … 0

Rindge: Ravens shine, fall on national stage

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

With the spotlight on in a packed Carnesecca Arena, the Franklin Pierce University Men’s Basketball team played Division I and Big East member, St. John’s University on their home floor in front of a national television audience in … 0

Rindge: Lutheran Christmas bazaar Saturday

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Advent Lutheran Church in Rindge will hold its 13th annual Christmas bazaar on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The bazaar includes the church’s themed gift-basket raffle; a silent auction with vintage jewelry and other collectibles; harvest jams, jellies, nuts, gourmet olives, and maple BBQ sauce (with … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Raffle, auction raises funds

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

On Nov. 7, the Jaffrey-Rindge Rotary Club reverse raffle and auction party was held at the Shattuck Golf Club. The event, held annually, is the club’s major fund raiser. This is an all-in project for the club, which sold 300 tickets. Money raised at the event will help … 0

Rindge: Reservations being taken for Recreation holiday dinner

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The Rindge Recreation Department is currently taking reservations for this year’s annual Rindge senior holiday dinner. The holiday dinner is scheduled for Dec. 18. Seating will begin at 5 p.m. and dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. This event is open to any senior citizens who are … 0

Engagement announcement: Keri Ayres — Benjamin Coll

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Pam and Mark Forrest of Rindge have announced the engagement of their daughter, Keri Ayres, to Benjamin Coll, son of David Coll of Fitzwilliam and Kelly Record of Rindge. The bride-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Conant High … 0

Viewpoint: About the pipeline, whom can you believe?

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

These days we’ve been hearing a great deal about two power projects: Northern Pass and the natural gas pipeline. We hear a lot of conflicting opinion about whether these projects are good or even necessary for New Hampshire and New England. Last January, the six New England governors … 0

View from the river: ‘Power of the spoken word’

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Thank you. I doubt those words ever get old or can be said too much. Thank you. The Thanksgiving season gives an opportunity tell you about how the community encourages and keeps us going here at The River Center all year long. I want to talk about the … 0

Editorial: Rep. O’Brien isn’t right for the job

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

State Rep. Bill O’Brien (R-Mont Vernon) is not the right person to serve as speaker of the House. And there are numerous examples that serve to illustrate this point. What we know of O’Brien in the role of House speaker — he previously held the position from 2011 … 0

Letter: Speaker of the House nominee

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

To the editor: William O’Brien returns to Speakership of N.H. House of Representatives. Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it. Mike Bradley Hillsborough Editor’s note: State Rep. Bill O’Brien (R-Mont Vernon) was nominated to serve as the next Speaker of the House. The … 0

Rindge: Residents up in arms about proposed natural gas pipeline

Monday, November 17, 2014

RINDGE — Rindge residents are gearing up to protest a proposed natural gas pipeline which could potentially run through Rindge, New Ipswich, Mason and Greenville, among other New Hampshire towns — with “Don’t FERC with Rindge” as their … 0