Franklin Pierce: ML

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

On a frigid, unusual, largely spectator-free day at Sodexo Field on Saturday afternoon, senior attack Eddie Noonan matched one program record with nine points (5-4-9), and set new school records for career points and assists, to lead the way for the Franklin Pierce University men’s lacrosse team in a 16-3, season-opening win over Dominican in non-conference play. Junior attack Casey … 0

Peterborough: Vigil prays for the Foleys, injured in a Florida crash

Monday, March 2, 2015

As Patrick and Lisa Foley, both 47, and residents of Peterborough, recover in Florida from a three-car crash that seriously injured them on Feb. 7, several dozen of their friends congregated at Divine Mercy Parish in Peterborough to pray for them on Wednesday evening. “The buzz and vibration — my understanding is a … 0

Greenfield: Rock injury gives man whole new outlook

Monday, March 2, 2015

Could you look at a football-sized rock flying through your windshield, smashing you in the head, and nearly ending your life as a “bizarre gift?” Adam Lecomte can. The Peterborough resident and Greenville native said Thursday the December accident turned his outlook right side up. Lecomte is much more optimistic, and is no … 0

Rindge: Guilty plea withdrawn in fraud case

Monday, March 2, 2015

After admitting in May to four counts of tax fraud in connection with a fraudulent investment scheme in which he allegedly stole millions of dollars from his investors, a Rindge man has now withdrawn his guilty plea. Aaron E. Olson, of Rindge, told the court that he misunderstood … 0

Rindge: Three big issues

Monday, March 2, 2015

RINDGE Proposed operating budget: $3,706,400 Default budget: $3,791,227 ∎ Article 8 would amend a town zoning ordinance to allow for internally lit signs to be placed externally on buildings. Planning Board member Phil Simeone did not vote in favor of the amendment, saying that allowing this to happen could … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District: ML

Monday, March 2, 2015

JAFFREY-RINDGE SCHOOL DISTRICT Proposed operating budget: $25,616,015 Default operating budget: $25,637,173 ∎ Article 3 would raise the collective bargaining agreement for the Jaffrey-Rindge Education Association by $261,391 for the 2015-16 school year. The agreement calls for an average salary increase of 2.65 percent. According to Board member Charlie Eicher, … 0

Sustainable Steps: Overcoming weight loss resistance

Thursday, February 26, 2015

I can’t tell you how often I sit across the desk from people, women especially, who are very clear that they are doing everything they need to lose weight, including counting calories and regular exercise, but who are … 0

Parent Wise: The many faces of peer pressure

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Peer pressure. It’s a term that provokes fear in every parent-fear that children will succumb to the negative influence of classmates and friends to behave in dangerous ways. Parents worry that being liked and a part of the … 0

Rindge: Prayer Garden open March 8-10

Friday, February 27, 2015

A Prayer and Meditation Garden will be open to the general public March 8-10 at the First Congregational Church in Rindge. The Prayer Garden offers participants a unique opportunity to explore their relationship with the Divine by reflecting on beauty, gratitude, transformation, prayer, peace, love and the breath … 0

Letters: Trappers have compassion

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

To the editor: In response to William Doreski’s Feb. 19 Viewpoint piece on “leg hold traps”: Dear Bill, please first start by getting educated about wild fur bearer conservation. And then continue your education about “foot” hold traps, not “leg” hold. Modern-day wildlife biologists understand the need to … 0

Letters: Vote for Forbes Farmer, March 10

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

To the editor: I am writing in support for Forbes Farmer, who is running for the Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School Board. In the 30 years of our acquaintance, I have known Forbes to be honest and fiscally conservative. He is also an educator who is highly respected by his … 0

New Hampshire's only female Catholic priest shares her struggle

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

On Tuesday, Franklin Pierce University hosted a showing of the documentary “Pink Smoke Over the Vatican,” which chronicles the journey of women priests. Following the showing of the film, The Rev. Theresa Chabot, the only female ordained Catholic … 0