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Rindge: Birge resigns from FPU

Monday, August 25, 2014

Franklin Pierce University President of five years James Birge announced Thursday he is resigning his post. Birge has said he will stay on through the next school year, in order to ease the transition process, according to a press release issued Thursday by the university. “When I arrived in June 2009, the nation and the university were addressing the most serious financial crisis since the Great Depression. Indeed, one of my first tasks was to cut more than $2 million from the then-current fiscal year budget,” Birge wrote in an email to the FPU community on Thursday, announcing his resignation. “The university had, under more … 0

Rindge: Store fined for sales of synthetics

Monday, August 25, 2014

A Rindge store has been charged a $2,500 fine by the state’s Liquor Commission, after two violations related to the sale of packets of synthetic chemicals containing banned substances, according to Liquor Commission officials. In an interview Friday, N.H. Liquor Commission Director of Enforcement and Licensing James Wilson said that JM North of … 0

Rindge: Social Security, ISIL, immigration debated

Monday, August 25, 2014

RINDGE — Six Republican U.S. Senate hopefuls squared off on Thursday during the Monadnock Debates, with heated exchanges between candidates Bob Smith and Andy Martin passing across the podium at several points throughout the night. Mark Farnham of Lebanon, Walter Kelly of Lancaster, Robert D’Arcy of Keene, Andy Martin of Manchester, Bob Heghmann … 0

Jaffrey: Jail time for fraud

Monday, August 25, 2014

Jaffrey resident Charles H. Howard III will spend three and a half years in jail after pleading guilty last week to a felony count of conspiracy to commit investment adviser fraud and a felony count of securities manipulation. His wife, Carolyn Howard, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge … 0

Rindge: Another new face at the PD

Monday, August 25, 2014

RINDGE — Those who walk into the Rindge Police Department will be seeing a new face greeting them at the front desk. The department is still waiting on its new Chief of Police, Todd Muilengerg, who is expected … 0

Marriage With A View

Monday, August 25, 2014

Local destination wedding venues attract couples from across the country who fall in love with the small-town charm and rustic country views the Monadnock region has to offer. Wilton’s Curtis Farm, Peterborough’s Monadnock Country Club and Hidden Hills … 0

RINDGE: Market Basket part-timers still out of work

Monday, August 25, 2014

While a few of their counterparts have returned to Market Basket stores in Massachusetts, none of the part-time workers at the Rindge store have been called back to work, after talks about a possible sale of the company to ousted former President Arthur T. Demoulas broke down over … 0

Rindge: Leger joins Heritage faculty

Friday, August 22, 2014

Heritage Christian School in Rindge is pleased to announce Vicky Robinson Leger, of Jaffrey, has joined its faculty. Leger will teach fifth and sixth grades in a multi-grade classroom. Leger loves teaching math and also has a passion for drama. She previously taught for six years at Trinity … 0

Rindge: Business programs get accreditation

Friday, August 22, 2014

Franklin Pierce University has been granted first-time accreditation status by the Board of Commissioners of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education for its Business programs — Master’s and Baccalaureate — offered through the College of Graduate and Professional Studies and the College at Rindge. CGPS offers undergraduate … 0

Letter: Summer reading a success

Friday, August 15, 2014

To the editor: The Ingalls Memorial Library in Rindge had 87 children participate in the Summer Reading Program. A total of 111,927 minutes were read. The following children won for being the three top readers in their grade group: Preschool; Makayla Paolino, Emma Whaley, Jasmine Nagle, Grades K-1st; … 0

Letter: Misconception on Common Core

Friday, August 15, 2014

To the editor: In “Jim Lawrence: Jobs, economy, education are key issues” in the Aug. 14 edition, Dave Anderson quotes Mr. Lawrence: “‘I'm strongly opposed to Washington, D.C. dictating policy to New Hampshire,’ he said, citing the Affordable Care Act and the Common Core educational standards as examples.” … 0

Rindge police log: Aug. 21, 2014

Monday, August 25, 2014

Rindge Wednesday, Aug. 6 Theft: At 1 p.m., police responded to Walmart for a report of a theft. A customer had left his backpack near his bicycle, and when he returned, his backpack was missing. Investigation is ongoing. Friday, Aug. 8 Suspicious call: At 9:10 a.m., a Rindge … 0