Rindge police log: Oct. 2, 2014

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Rindge Saturday, Sept. 20 Accident: at 12:04 a.m., police responded to Route 119 in the area of Boss Construction, after a 2001 Audi A6 driven by Andrew Berard, 26, of Rindge left the roadway and rolled several times. When police arrived Berard had gotten out of his car and was limping and bleeding from the foot. A witness said Berard passed his vehicle at a high rate of speed and … 0

Engagement announcement: Rachael Gridley — Robert Swan

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

George and Charlene Gridley of Rindge have announced the engagement of their daughter, Rachael, to Robert Swan, son of Benjamin and Cynthia Swan of Rindge. The bride-to-be is a 2011 graduate of Conant High School, Jaffrey, and a senior at Keene State College. She is employed as server at Longhorn Steakhouse, Keene. Her … 0

Looking back: My family’s business and rooting for Arthur T.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

I know something about dysfunctional family businesses. I grew up in one. My father, Frank, and his brothers, Sam and Bill, owned a factory called the “Claremont Waste Manufacturing Company,” which turned waste textiles into flock. A century ago, the company did 100 percent of the world’s flock business. Whenever I mention the family business, they ask, “What’s flock?” “It’s the fuzzy stuff … 0

Rindge: Olson sentencing delayed

Monday, September 29, 2014

The sentencing of a Rindge man who pleaded guilty to tax evasion charges earlier this year has been delayed for a second time this month. Olson was originally scheduled to be sentences on Sept. 26, but that date was delayed until Oct. 30, to allow both sides to … 0

Rindge: Franklin Pierce professors, students attend INBRE meeting

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Franklin Pierce University Biology Professors Amy Piispanen and Susan Arruda, along with four Franklin Pierce University students, attended the NH IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence annual meeting in August. INBRE gives professors and undergraduate students access to … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: Newly forming Lions Club seeks members

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Two one-hour organizational meetings for a newly forming Jaffrey-Rindge Lions Club are planned for Oct. 1 and 15. Both meetings will take place at 8 p.m. at the at the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce. After a couple of years without a Lions Club in these communities, a team … 0

Rindge: RAMS-sponsored chili cookoff set for Oct. 11

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The RAMS will be sponsoring their chili cookoff again this year at the annual OctoberFest held in the center of town on Oct. 11. It is free to compete in the cookoff. There is a $5 charge per person for taste testing all the different chilis. Tasters then … 0

Letter: What are Brown’s achievements?

Monday, September 22, 2014

To the editor: In Scott Brown’s latest TV ad he says, “I’ll be an independent Senator that votes for New Hampshire first.” If this is the kind of Senator he is, wouldn’t he still be the Senator from Massachusetts? Jeanne Shaheen’s ads list her accomplishments as a Senator. … 0

Letter: Frank Sterling has my support

Monday, September 22, 2014

To the editor: Voters in Cheshire District 14, a large district covering the towns of Dublin, Fitzwilliam, Harrisville, Jaffrey, Rindge and Roxbury, are fortunate to have an outstanding and experienced candidate for the N.H. House seat: Republican Franklin W. Sterling Jr. of Jaffrey. I personally had the pleasure … 0

Rindge police logs: Sept. 25, 2014

Monday, September 29, 2014

Rindge Wednesday, Sept. 10 Motor vehicle accident: At 3:04 p.m., police responded to Route 119 before Old New Ipswich Road. A 16-year-old Jaffrey boy driving a Ford Ranger pickup lost control of his vehicle, left the road, struck a mailbox near the intersection of Cutter Hill Road, then … 0

Rindge: Library needs LEGO sets for girls

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The Ingalls Memorial Library is looking for new or used LEGO sets for girls to use at the LEGO Club. Now that there are sets made just for girls, the library would like some. Anyone who would like to donate LEGOs or offer a monetary donation can call … 0

Rindge: FPU student researches waterborne diseases

Monday, September 15, 2014

Franklin Pierce University senior Dayna Mercadante of Millville, Mass., participated in an eight-week research project over the summer at Missouri State University to investigate the spread of waterborne diseases. The Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program is extremely … 0

Letter: ‘Absolutism is the enemy’

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

To the editor: Only in the absolutist Tea Party world of Larry Cleveland is Susan Emerson not a Republican. His letter last week shows just how much the Republican Party has been hijacked by extremists. Susan Emerson, I believe, was one of Barbara Bush’s “Silver Foxes” when Susan … 0