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Jaffrey-Rindge: ‘Spice’ forum at Conant High School

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

As the statewide battle against “spice” rages on, State Representative Susan Emerson (R-Rindge) and District 12’s Senator Peggy Gilmore (D-Hollis), hope to spread public awareness on the substance and its effects in the Monadnock region, with a public forum to be held Sept. 30 at Conant High School’s Pratt Auditorium. Spice refers to a variety of herbal mixtures that produce experiences similar to marijuana that are marketed as “safe,” legal … 0

Rindge: Store workers return to jobs

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

RINDGE — After weeks of empty shelves, scant customers and part-time staff layoffs, Market Basket is back to normal, according to Rindge store manager Bill Dube. In fact, Dube said business has been even better than it once was, in the weeks since the announcement that Arthur T. Demoulas is back in charge … 0

Achievement: Achievement

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Massachusetts Lowell: Benjamin Blais of New Ipswich, majoring in computer science; Emery Doucet of Mason, majoring in physics; and Stephen Ganoe of Rindge, majoring in mechanical engineering. To make the list students must have completed no fewer than 12 graded credits for the semester and earned … 0

Letter: I serve all of my constituents

Friday, September 12, 2014

To the editor: I feel I must set the record straight. Mr. Cleveland’s letter yesterday shows us what is wrong with politics today, and what is wrong with Washington. Fortunately, we have always been better than that in New Hampshire. My record speaks for itself. I have a … 1

Viewpoint: Grateful to have been part of the trip

Monday, September 15, 2014

Almost every moment of Project Shakespeare’s trip to England was somehow exhilarating for me. Even in the moments we were unbelievably jet-lagged, I was still amazed by the beauty of our surroundings. We were in Stratford-upon-Avon first, the … 0

Primary results are in, as region readies for General Election

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Democrats Peter Leishman, the incumbent, and Ivy Vann of Peterborough have won the primary for two state representative seats in Hillsborough District 24, which includes Peterborough, edging out fellow Democratic candidate Kath Allen. Gary Carpenter of Peterborough has … 0

Update: Driver airlifted after crash in Rindge

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Update: At 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Rindge police disclosed that the operator of the vehicle airlifted following a single-vehicle crash Wednesday has been released from Umass Medical Center. "His injuries were not as severe as we thought. He's … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Parent, student raise concerns

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

JAFFREY — A Jaffrey-Rindge School District parent questioned the summer reading program at Monday’s School Board meeting, challenging the practice of requiring reading and book reports during what is supposed to be vacation time. Rindge resident Rebecca Saari … 0

Peterborough: Dukakis to speak at forum

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Michael Dukakis, a former governor of Massachusetts and the 1988 Democratic presidential candidate, is the featured speaker for the second Walter Peterson Forum for Civil Discourse. The event will be held on Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. in … 0

Rindge police log: Sept. 9, 2014

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Rindge Tuesday, Sept. 2 Arrest: At 2 a.m., police responded to Franklin Pierce University for a report of a semiconscious male who had been consuming alcohol. Hunter Hartman, 20, of Denver, Colo., was checked by ambulance personnel, before being arrested by Rindge police and charged with unlawful possession … 0

Letter: This foundation thanks you all

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

To the editor: To the Jaffrey-Rindge Community: Thank you for your support of the Jaffrey-Rindge Educational Foundation at the recent Breakfast Fundraiser. Over 100 members of the community attended to enjoy the great breakfast and a wonderful time of community. The fundraiser was a great success due to … 0

Letter: Emerson isn’t a true Republican

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

To the editor: Attention Rindge and Fitzwilliam voters: As you know, we have three state representatives, John Hunt, Susan Emerson and Harry Young (floating position). I am writing this letter to let you know my absolute disappointment with Rep. Susan Emerson (R-Rindge). You see that “R” next to … 0

Rindge: No yields in search for ‘spice’

Friday, September 5, 2014

Editor’s note: This article appears in the Sept. 6 edition of the Concord Monitor. In recent weeks, Rep. Susan Emerson of Rindge has trekked around to dozens of stores in her community and nearby towns in search of “spice,” or the synthetic marijuana substance that prompted Gov. Maggie … 0