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Market Basket shoppers were sparse over the weekend as employee-urged boycotts and shelves empty of perishables sent shoppers elsewhere for their groceries.

Rindge: Market Basket woes continue

Monday, July 28, 2014

RINDGE — Cars in the Market Basket parking lot were sparse on Sunday afternoon. At the same time, just a short way down the road, Hannaford Supermarket’s parking lot was nearly full with shoppers getting their weekly groceries. “It was mobbed,” remarked Hannaford shopper Rick Lund of Rindge. Lund is normally a Market Basket shopper, he said in an interview Sunday, but he and his wife took to Hannaford this week in support of an employee-urged boycott of Market Basket. “The shelves are getting empty. I’ve never seen it that busy. Never, not even when it first opened,” he said, referring to Hannaford. Several Rindge … 0

jaffrey-rindge: Interim deans and principals fill void

Monday, July 28, 2014

JAFFREY — The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board announced plans to employ four administrators in interim positions for the upcoming school year, during a July 24 meeting. Conant High School Assistant Principal Larry Pimental will continue to serve as interim principal for the high School, and Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School Assistant Principal Rob Clark will continue as interim principal for the middle school. JRMS teacher Lisa … 0

Rindge: 4 to be interviewed for police chief

Monday, July 28, 2014

RINDGE — Members of the Rindge Select Board expect to interview candidates to fill the empty chief of police position today. They will be choosing from among four final candidates. At its regular meeting Wednesday, the board announced that among the final candidates, two were selected during a search done by Municipal Resources, … 0

Letter: Israel is under constant attack

Friday, July 18, 2014

To the editor: Due to well-meaning sympathy for Palestinians, the writer of a July 15 letter to the editor, Tricia Saenger, and much of the free world in general seem to define peace in the Middle East as a time when Israel does nothing to retaliate against constant, … 0

Achievement:

Monday, July 14, 2014

Emily Coll of Rindge was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Salve Regina University, Newport, R.I. She is a senior. To make the list a full-time undergraduate student must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.6 with no grade below a “B” in … 0

Rindge: Donate books to help the River Center

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The River Center is accepting book donations now through July 31 for Hannaford’s of Rindge Used Book Sale. Proceeds of all August sales will go directly to The River Center. Books can be dropped off at The River Center, Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. … 0

Court log: July 17, 2014

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Greenfield police Thomas V. Norton, 51, Peterborough, open container violation, charge not carried forward; DWI, $500 fine, license revoked for nine months, mandatory attendance driver care management program. Hancock police department Derek W. Choate, 26, Hancock, missing driver’s headlight assembly, $44.64 fine; failure to stop, $103.33 fine. Jaffrey … 0

Letter: Too much mystery in principal’s exit

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

To the editor: I recently checked my property tax bill for my residence in Jaffrey. It appears that 48 percent of that revenue goes to the school district. I believe that this entitles me and the people of Jaffrey and Rindge to a complete and thorough explanation as … 0

Viewpoint: How murder trials handled in ancient Jewish society

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

It is the year 783 BCE or 2977 on the Hebrew calendar. Uzziah is king of Judah. It is 30 years before the founding of Rome, 779 years prior to the birth of Jesus, 1,353 years before Mohammed’s birth, and 1,421 years prior to the Arab conquest of … 0

Rindge: Police chief interviews to start soon

Monday, July 14, 2014

RINDGE — The town of Rindge is closing in on a final candidate for its chief of police job, after former Chief Frank Morrill officially retired at the end of April. The town has been using Municipal Resources Inc., a company that provides professional, technical, and managerial support … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District: District pays Barth $5,000

Monday, July 14, 2014

JAFFREY — As the Jaffrey-Rindge School District opens a search for a new high school/middle school principal, school district documents indicate that the district paid the previous principal, John Barth, $5,000 when he resigned in late June. According to a separation agreement between Barth and the school district, … 0

What local business owners are saying about this year’s tourism track

Friday, July 11, 2014

What local business owners say about this year’s tourism track In a recent tourism survey we conducted, we asked the owners of inns, B&Bs and campgrounds (see photo caption above), “How is business so far compared with last … 0

Jaffrey: Legion defeats top seeded Lebanon

Monday, July 14, 2014

The Jaffrey Legion Baseball Team currently sits in third place in the A2 division, half a game out of second place and a playoff spot. … 0