Rindge: Young fills his soul with history

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

A love for travel, education and his country has fueled Vernon Young’s 40-year adventure as a volunteer. After returning from Battleship Cove in Fall River, Massachusetts, on May 6, Young officially completed his 40th New England Heritage Tour, a four-day, three-night adventure program that he helped create and has volunteered with ever since. “After all of these years, I still … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge / Mascenic / WLC: DI teams back from Globals

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Six area teams got the opportunity to test their ingenuity and skills last week during the Destination Imagination Globals. Students were pitted against the cream of the crop from not only around the nation, but around the world. The contest was held at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville over several days last … 0

Peterborough: Riding for cancer awareness

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Jessica Nelson’s mother, Carol Heath, lost her nine-month fight with advanced colon cancer in July 2013. A month later, Nelson, a Peterborough resident, was on a run while she was visiting family in Wellfleet, Massachusetts. Suddenly, droves of cyclists rode past her. After her run, Nelson asked her aunt if she knew who … 0

Boys’ Tennis: Orioles finish season winless

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Conant dropped three more matches to end the season. The Orioles (0-14) were swept by Prospect Mountain (9-5) Wednesday and lost 6-1 to Wilton-Lyndeborough Thursday (4-10). Conant was also swept by Profile (12-2) Friday, Whitney added, but showed good sportsmanship in a tough match. “Though they were playing … 0

Franklin Pierce: Minors nabs All-America spot

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Sophomore Dage Minors of the Franklin Pierce University men’s track & field team earned All-America honors for the second time this year on Saturday afternoon, as he placed eighth in the 800-meter final at the NCAA Championships. It is the first All-America honor earned by the outdoor track … 0

Track and field: Athletes to watch at State meet

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The cream always rises to the top — and this championship season is no different. Taking place in the southwest corner of the state this year, in Jaffrey at Conant High School, there appears to be some great battles shaping up. Here is an overview of where some … 0

Rindge: Ted Cruz to hold FPU town hall meeting

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Republican National Committeewoman for New Hampshire Juliana Bergeron and the Cheshire County Republican Committee are inviting the public to a town hall meeting with Senator Ted Cruz, Republican candidate for president. Cruz will speak Friday at 7 p.m. in Franklin Pierce University’s Spagnuolo Hall. A U.S. Senator from … 0

Jaffrey: Lions to hold info meeting on Saturday

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Community-service minded people of Jaffrey and Rindge are invited to an informational meeting about the world’s largest service organization, Lions Clubs International, held on Saturday at 8:30 a.m. at Cafe 532 & Deli on Coll’s Farm Road in Jaffrey. The Jaffrey-Rindge Lions Club will join thousands of Lions … 0

Milestones: Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School Honor Rolls: Quarter 3, 2015

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Quarter 3 Honor Rolls for Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School 8th Grade High Honors: Tyler Bennett, Mariah Chamberlain, Cameron Feyrer, Sonya Goddard, Peter Luksha, William Luksha, Travis Olson, Ruby Roberts, and Arianna Wentworth. Honors: Connor Ahern, Troy Aho, Stephanie Barney, Delaney Beaven, Nicholas Bergeron, Hannah Bernier, Meghan Boutwell, Catherine Collum, … 0

Milestones: Locals make WPI Dean’s List

Friday, May 22, 2015

The following local residents were among 1,166 students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute named to the university’s Dean’s List for academic excellence for the spring 2015 semester. Melissa Boule of Antrim, N.H., is a junior majoring in chemical engineering. Katie Brochu of Jaffrey, N.H., is a sophomore majoring in … 0

Letters: Scoping session needed in Rindge

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

To the editor: Kinder Morgan postponed the open house in Rindge several times. I assume the frequently changing schedule prevented a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission representative from meeting with the people of Rindge or listening to their concerns about the NED pipeline. Rindge has the longest section of … 1

Letters: Don’t trust others’ opinions

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

To the editor: In the May 19 paper, Benji Rosen reported on a presentation by Alison Weir to the Rotarians, where she was critical of U.S. support for Israel. Rosen informed readers that the Anti-Defamation League says Weir “...employs anti-Semitic imagery in portraying Israel’s influence over America.” Reporting … 0

Milestones: Keene State College announces Dean’s List

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Students were honored for academic excellence in the spring 2015 semester. To qualify for the dean’s list, Keene State undergraduates must be enrolled in a degree program and must have completed a minimum of six credit hours in the semester, receiving no failing or incomplete grades. Students must … 0