Congresswoman Annie Kuster met with Franklin Pierce faculty and students on Wednesday in a round table about women in leadership.

Kuster holds talks on pay equity

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

RINDGE — Last week, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (D-N.H. 2nd District) rolled out an economic agenda for women and families, detailing acts sponsored or supported by Kuster that would address issues of paycheck fairness, minimum wage, family leave time, job training and workforce development, and female health care. Since then, Kuster has been meeting with local colleges and business leaders to hold round-table discussions to let women and men weigh in on their own experiences in the workplace. On Wednesday, Kuster met with students, faculty and staff from Franklin Pierce University to discuss her economic agenda. Kuster told the gathered group that since her election to … 0

Rindge: ZBA grants pair of exceptions

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

RINDGE — Residents can expect illuminated signs outside of West of the Border gas station and an expansion to the Camp Starfish property in the near future, following two variance applications approved by the Zoning Board of Adjustment on Tuesday night. One of the owners of West of the Border, LLC., located on … 0

Rindge: FPU celebrates Earth Week

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

On April 21 an Earth Day Fair was held in Spagnuolo Hall at Franklin Pierce University. The Sustainability Center at Franklin Pierce partnered with Farm to Institution New England (FINE) and the Health Sciences program on campus to create a day of earth celebration and wellness. Interactive displays and meet-the-farmer tables at the Fair included local food tastings; seed planting for the campus … 0

Rindge: ‘Make a Blanket Day’ May 3

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The second Annual “Make A Blanket Day” to benefit Project Linus takes place on May 3. The Monadnock Region NH Chapter of Project Linus and the First Congregational Church in Rindge are sponsoring this event. Project Linus is a national non-profit organization, dedicated to “Providing Security Through Blankets,” … 0


Monday, April 21, 2014

Franklin Pierce University held its annual Fitzwater Center Honors on the Rindge campus on April 7. Dr. Kristen Nevious, director of the Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communication, presided over the event, which included special recognition for outstanding students who have made significant contributions to the public discourse, as … 0

Letter: Investment is worth the cost

Thursday, April 10, 2014

To the editor: We extend a big ‘thank you’ to the Jaffrey-Rindge School Board for restoring district funding for the SAU 47 portion of the QUEST program. We were pleased and relieved that the board recognized the importance of QUEST and the value of this three-way partnership. It … 0

Editorial: Who wins when women are paid less?

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Many of us can remember that first professional job we landed out of college. There were over 100 applicants, they said, and they were looking for someone who could speak, in addition to English, two other languages close to fluently, and was well-traveled. Your first task? Making coffee … 0

Region: Pitching in for Earth Day

Monday, April 21, 2014

The snowbanks are melting, receding from the roadsides and revealing the newly-budding grass. And a whole lot of trash that has been hidden under the snow all winter. But those driving along the local roads may be noticing … 0

Wedding announcement: Luke Letourneau — Megan Langevin

Monday, March 31, 2014

Megan Langevin, daughter of Norman and Christine Langevin of Jaffrey, and Luke Letourneau, son of Peter and Roberta Letourneau, were married on Sept. 7, 2013 in a double ring Nuptial Mass at St. Patrick’s Church in Jaffrey, officiated … 0

Court log: April 22, 2014

Monday, April 21, 2014

Dublin police Eric Dennison, 32, of New York, N.Y., speeding, $1,120 with $500 for 24 months on the condition of no further misdemeanors or felonies, and no violations for serious or moving motor vehicle matters and suspended license for 30 days ordered. Jacob Miller, 22, of Millis, Mass., … 0

Viewpoint: ‘Our true genius is for compromise’

Friday, April 18, 2014

My wife and I had the pleasure of attending Senator Judd Gregg’s presentation last Tuesday night at the inaugural Walter Peterson Forum for Civil Discourse. Like many citizens, we are both disappointed by the uncivil nature of not only national, but local politics as well. Senator Gregg rightly … 0

Roundup: Clough throws complete game

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The ConVal varsity baseball team beat Milford 3-2 in the 2014 opener. Senior hurler Ivon Clough threw a complete game, striking out 12 while walking one and giving up six hits. ConVal’s offense was led by Mathias Fressilli, senior, with two hits and two runs scored. Danny Allen, … 0

Wednesday, April 16, 2014