The candidates for the New Hampshire State Senate' 9th and 12th districts met Tuesday afternoon at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge for a debate sponsored by the university's Fitzwater Center and the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript.

Rindge: State Senate candidates square off in FPU debate

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

RINDGE — Candidates for New Hampshire’s 9th and 12th State Senate districts met Tuesday afternoon at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge for a debate sponsored by the university’s Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communications and the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript. Present were the candidates for the New Hampshire Senate’s 12th District, Peggy Gilmour (D-Hollis) and Kevin Avard (R-Hillsborough), as well as the candidates … 0

Rindge: Teens vandalize Town Common

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A throng of mostly teenagers covered the center of Rindge in toilet paper, paintball paint, and graffiti Friday evening. They also tore down church and street signs, and vandalized a memorial to soldiers. “The townspeople have come to terms with kids toilet papering the Commons every year,” said Larry Cleveland, a lifetime resident of Rindge. “My thought is, if that’s the worst, big … 0

Rindge: Car crash leaves teen driver injured

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A 16-year-old Rindge girl was driven to a Massachusetts hospital Tuesday after she was ejected from her car that morning. Police declined to issue the name of the girl because she is a juvenile. The teenager’s 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt drifted off the roadway at about 8:05 a.m. She was driving west on Perry Road. Detective Jeffrey Seppala of the Rindge Police Department said … 0

Peterborough: Building on giving

Monday, October 20, 2014

Katherine Forrest loves animals, so when she opened her new store Treat Goods in Depot Square this summer, she began thinking about what she could do to give back to the furry friends that give so much to … 0

Rindge: FPU students hold film fest on sustainability Thursday

Monday, October 20, 2014

Franklin Pierce University will hold a Red Carpet Screening of “Voices: Engaging Communication in Sustainability” on October 22 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm in the Marlin Fitzwater Center. “Voices” is a series of public service announcements produced by students through a New England Campus Sustainability Forum mini-grant awarded … 0

Letters: Reject the far left agenda on Nov. 4

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

To the editor: As a local small-business owner, and a woman, I was truly offended by the advertisement placed in the Ledger-Transcript recently by Dick Ames, Doug Ley and Pat Martin promoting their run for the N.H. House. Clearly, these three Democratic candidates have signed onto, and are … 0

Viewpoint: Negative ads based on fear

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

I find negative campaigning to be a fascinating topic and look forward to its arriving in the mail and appearing on television political ads. They are interesting, in a bad sort of way, as a form of vicious propaganda. Negative ads make me reflective on how they were … 0


Friday, October 17, 2014

To the editor, Democrat ads claim Scott Brown favors oil companies who are raking in “record profits.” Anyone who understands economics knows today’s oil companies are struggling to compete worldwide and earning slim profits. Dem ads ignore the fact that Ms. Shaheen votes nearly 100 percent of the … 0

Jaffrey / Rindge: Candidate files election complaint

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

A state representative candidate from Rindge has filed a complaint with the N.H. Attorney General’s Office, alleging that a website designed to attack her is violating voting laws. When Internet browsers saw the link to www.electpatmartin.com, they likely thought the site was advocating for the election of Rindge … 0

ConVal/Conant/Mascenic: Students get a taste of manufacturing during site tours

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Two groups of students visited local companies on Sept. 30, as part of National Manufacturing Day 2014 events. These events were sponsored statewide by the New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Partnership. More than 30 students from ConVal and Conant … 0

Rindge police log: Oct. 16, 2014

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Rindge Wednesday, Oct. 8 Arrest: At 10:30 p.m. police arrested Andrew Berard, 26, of Rindge on a warrant issued by Rindge police, charging him with one count of reckless driving. He was released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail and issued a court date of Nov. 5 at the … 0

Letters: Pat Martin is a true treasure

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

To the editor: I have been hoping for several years that Pat Martin of Rindge would run for one of Rindge’s seats in the New Hampshire House of Representatives and this year she is. She is running to represent Rindge, Fitzwilliam, Dublin, Jaffrey, Roxbury and Harrisville. We will … 0

View from the River Center: Supporting United Way helps River Center

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

“The River Center’s parenting program is a place you can come and learn to be the parent you want to be. ... There is no cookie-cutter approach to parenting.” That is what a group of parents concluded after participating in a parenting group at The River Center. Every … 0