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Eli Rivera

Cheshire County Sheriff: Improving communications key

Monday, October 27, 2014

Eli Rivera, D-Keene Occupation: Incumbent Cheshire County Sheriff Time living in town: Keene since 1989 Previously elected offices: Keene School Board/Chair, Keene School Moderator Other qualifications: Sheriff, retired Keene Police Lieutenant, National Sheriff’s Institute graduate, Roger Williams Leadership Institute graduate, Babson College Leadership graduate, U.S. Coast Guard/Army Reserve veteran, Bachelor’s degree, Franklin Pierce College. Thirty-plus years public safety experience. What are two issues you feel are important and how do you plan to address them? The current and most critical issue the Sheriff’s Office is facing is our communications infrastructure. Our area of coverage, because of the terrain, can be tricky. A law enforcement officer … 0

Letters: Campaign lies should be barred

Thursday, October 9, 2014

To the editor: It is becoming more difficult to make an informed decision nowadays, since many people think it is acceptable to say almost anything, true or not, in order to make their point. The most obvious result of such thinking is now clearly obvious in campaign verbiage. Casting anyone who disagrees with you as evil is unfortunately effective, as choices are most … 0

Letters: Proud to stand with Pat Martin

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

To the editor: Mr. Cleveland’s narrative regarding the fake website that was set up to attack Pat Martin has been inconsistent, to say the least. When the story of the fake website first appeared, Mr. Cleveland commented online on another newspaper’s website and included the following statement: “Until I read this, I didn’t know it existed.” In his recent letter to the editor … 0

Boys’ soccer: Cougars ground orioles

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The Conant boys were in a prime position to pull off a win over Campbell on Tuesday afternoon, but the relentless Cougar attack equalized, took the lead and then put the game away. The two teams played a … 0

Letters: Martin the best candidate

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

To the editor: Pat Martin’s qualifications and dedication to the future of New Hampshire make her by far the best candidate for state rep for the towns of Jaffrey, Rindge, Fitzwilliam, Dublin, Harrisville and Roxbury. Pat listens, Pat cares and Pat responds. She is up to date on … 0

Letters: An elephant in the room

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

To the editor: Democrats claim they are a party of inclusion, are open minded and will work with anyone. If you believe that, I have a bridge in Brooklyn for sale. The only time Democrats will work with another party is if you agree with what they want … 0

Letters: Emerson has a solid record

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

To the editor: I am not a resident of Cheshire County District 11, but I have had the privilege to work closely with Rep. Susan Emerson for the past 10 years on issues which have not only impacted the residents of the district, but the people of New … 0

Letters: She’s trampling on free speech

Friday, October 17, 2014

To the editor: I read with great interest the article by Ashley Saari titled “Candidate files election complaint.” I had checked this site out earlier this year after getting an email from a friend. What I found were posts taken right out of Pat Martin’s blog page and … 0

Peterborough: Fairpoint workers picketing over contract negotiations

Monday, October 20, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A handful of local Fairpoint technicians picketing on Concord Street outside the Fairpoint facility on Monday and Friday are some of the 1,700 employees on strike in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine, after a failed attempt … 0

Rindge: Skateboard competition returns

Monday, October 20, 2014

RINDGE — A defunct skateboarding event once held by Franklin Pierce University will be resurrected, after the Select Board gave approval on Wednesday for a portion of Mountain Road to be shut down for a short time on Thursday to allow for a slalom competition. On Wednesday, Doug … 0

Rindge: Street sign damages cruiser

Monday, October 20, 2014

RINDGE — The town’s 2013 Ford Taurus cruiser is out of commission, after an accident on Sept. 30 that damaged the driver’s side of the vehicle. Repairs are expected to be completed by next week, according to police. Police Chief Todd Muilenberg appeared before the Select Board on … 0

Rindge woman flown to Massachusetts hospital after crash

Monday, October 20, 2014

RINDGE — A Rindge woman was in a single-vehicle crash Thursday night, serious enough that she was transported to a Massachusetts hospital, but as of Monday her condition remains unknown. Kim Wheeler, 43, of Rindge, was driving a 2012 Honda Civic north on Cathedral Road in the vicinity … 0

Rindge: Rams hold ‘Turkey for a Vet’ program

Thursday, October 9, 2014

As Veterans Day starts to approach in November we all think of the great men and women that proudly served the United States. The RAMS — Rindge Athletic Men’s Club — also thinks about these men and women and is extremely proud of all Veterans, especially the Veterans … 0