Rindge

Peterborough: Flood stories sought for documentary

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

A documentary film project on flooding in the Monadnock region is underway and the film’s producers are looking for personal testimony. An event this weekend in Peterborough offers those with stories or photographs a chance to share their experiences about local flooding. “We are hoping to get 15 to 25 people who have memories about local flooding,” said John Harris, … 0

Peterborough: She’s on point

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Most eighth-grade students at South Meadow can’t wait to move onto high school, and experience their first relationships, learn to drive, and stay out late with friends. Not Lei-Lani Finch. “You can do more than that,” said the 13-year-old ballerina, who hopes to enroll in a dance academy in New York City sophomore … 0

Peterborough: Well School’s Bobcat bill heads to Senate floor

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Thanks to some civic-minded, animal-loving fourth- and fifth-grade students at The Well School, the bobcat is one step closer to becoming the state wildcat. On April 16, the Senate Rules, Enrolled Bills and Internal Affairs Committee unanimously approved HB423, which students from the independent elementary school in Peterborough lobbied their legislators to draft. The Senate plans to address the bill on the floor, … 0

Boys’ Tennis: Shorthanded Conant winless after three

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The Conant boys’ tennis team continues to struggle, beset by roster troubles. The Orioles (0-3) dropped two matches 0-9, one against Pelham (5-1) last Wednesday at their home turf and another on the road Friday against White Mountains … 0

Concord: Online event on special education

Thursday, April 2, 2015

The Parent Information Center of Concord will hold a free brown-bag lunch webinar on the basics of special education on Tuesday from noon to 1:30 p.m.. The online event will provide participants with an introduction to the New Hampshire special education process. It includes a brief overview of … 0

Keene: United Way gives awards to donors

Friday, April 3, 2015

Monadnock United Way announced several award winners at its annual campaign recognition event at the Keene Country Club on March 26. John Round, the 2014-2015 general campaign chair, thanked the hundreds of volunteers, businesses, organizations, and donors who were involved this year’s campaign. Through individual and corporate contributions, … 0

Franklin Pierce: Ravens nab national No. 1 ranking in DII

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

For the first time in New Hampshire state history, a collegiate baseball team from the Granite State is ranked #1 in country. Six-time regional champion, and perennial national power, Franklin Pierce University is now ranked No. 1 in the country, according to Collegiate Baseball Newspaper, which oversees the … 0

Peterborough: DAR chapter honors students

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Mascenic senior Kailey Allen, Conant senior Nathan Wheeler and ConVal senior William MacPhee have been selected as the DAR Good Citizens by the Mary Varnum-Platts Peterborough Chapter. Allen is Class Treasurer which she has been for four years, … 0

Viewpoint: Slavery in ancient Israel telling

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Slavery in ancient Israel was vastly different from slavery in America. It was a form of indentured servitude designed, primarily, to reduce poverty. Strict laws governed treatment of slaves, both Hebrew and non-Hebrew. A poor person would volunteer to become a slave, i.e., an indentured servant for a … 0

Editorial: Community looks for the positive

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The recent anti-Semitic graffiti and associated vandalism at two Rindge residences saddens us. Just when we think we’ve gotten past the racism ubiquitous in former times, something occurs, seemingly out of nowhere, that looks like a setback. There’s a $1,000 reward being offered for information leading to the … 0

Letters: Setting things straight

Friday, March 20, 2015

To the editor: Yes, let’s set things straight. I don’t know how Mr. Doreski thinks my letter was a personal attack on him, but if you can’t take a rebuttal to your statements, then don’t write them in the newspaper. My letter was an attack on all the … 0

Viewpoint: Spring is in the air — and so is poetry

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Don’t look now, but April is National Poetry Month. I know, your eyes are starting to glaze over and you are thinking this would be a good time to go and walk the dog, but hear me out. Poetry is not only alive and well these days, but … 0

Letter: Not worthy of our community

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

To the editor: Our community has been violated. The display of hate graffiti recently discovered in Rindge does not represent me or anyone I know. I have written to the Rindge Police Department, and have offered my time and efforts to do everything I can to help. I … 0