Bryan Cullinane of Rindge talks about the experiences that led him to an addiction to heroin.

Rindge: Depths of despair

Friday, January 23, 2015

Bryan Cullinane of Rindge had already told his parents that he was doing heroin. They knew that he was deep into some kind of trouble. But it wasn’t until she found a hypodermic needle in his bedroom that it really hit her, explained Sue Cullinane. And it hit her hard. “That took my breath away,” she said. “It was like a kick in the stomach. That was when it really became real to me.” Bryan Cullinane had graduated from pain pills to snorting heroin shortly after leaving school when he was a 16-year-old at Conant High School. And even more quickly, he had graduated from … 0

Basketball: Hoops for Hope game set for Feb. 10

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Six years ago, some members of the Conant girls’ basketball team started a tradition that is still going strong today — the Hoops For Hope fundraiser basketball game. The girls used their game against Fall Mountain as a fundraiser for a breast cancer charity, raised some money, and had so much fun doing it that they decided to do the same thing again … 0


Monday, January 19, 2015

The following students have been named to the president’s list for the fall semester at Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner, Massachusetts: Patricia Rousseau, Jessica Sorby, both of Jaffrey; Samantha Landry of Mason; and Clayton Kuusisto of New Ipswich. To make the list, students must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours with a grade point average of 4.0. The following students have been … 0

Wedding Guide: the right look

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Every girl wants to look perfect on her wedding day. While the dress often becomes the focal point of the search for the perfect look, brides shouldn’t neglect the other important aspect of their wedding look — hair … 0

Wedding Guide: It was worth the wait

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

We have all the time in the world... Is there a secret formula for success in life? Are there specific steps one must take in order to find it — graduate high school, go to college or get … 0

Jaffrey: Veterans call for tax credit increase

Monday, January 19, 2015

Veterans in Jaffrey may begin receiving a $100-$200 increase in their tax credit, after several veterans pointed out to the Select Board that Jaffrey offers a lower credit than a majority of surrounding towns. Jaffrey currently offers a … 0

Rindge: Budget proposal comes in lower than default

Monday, January 19, 2015

RINDGE — The proposed budget passed through the public hearing process with little fuss, as the board presented a decreased budget for the third year in a row, coming in with a proposal of $3,706,400. The proposed budget … 0

Petition call for pipeline delay heard

Monday, January 19, 2015

Federal lawmakers have responded to a petition — signed by more than 1,900 New Hampshire residents asking for more time to review the natural gas pipeline plan — by reaching out to both the developer and the federal regulatory commission that will have the final say. Last week, … 1

Rindge: Board: To keep teachers, salaries must increase

Monday, January 19, 2015

RINDGE — At the Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District’s hearing for their $25,616,015 proposed operating budget Thursday, the crowd tussled over whether teacher and professional staff member salaries should increase a total of $261,391 under their collective bargaining agreement. … 0

Rindge: Veterans Assoc. electing officers

Monday, January 12, 2015

The Rindge Veterans Association will hold their Election of Officers at the Monadnock Full Gospel Church on Jan. 27, at 7 p.m. All members are encouraged to attend. For more information, visit www.rindgeveteransassociation.org. … 0

Dublin School: Wildcats roundup from last week’s action

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Boys’ basketball Dublin School hosted a deep squad from Cushing Academy on Wednesday, falling by a score of 79-53. All eight players scored for the Wildcats, led by young shooting guard Dylan Savage with 14 points, all coming in the second half. Hunter Bachman added 13 points and … 0

Gas prices: Less pain at the pump

Monday, January 19, 2015

If you drive into Hometown Gas in Rindge, don’t surprised if you hear, “$1.99, can you believe this?” That’s what John Berry of Rindge yelled when he stepped out of his pickup truck on Wednesday. Hometown Gas is … 0

Keene: Monadnock Buy Local receives grant

Friday, January 16, 2015

Monadnock Buy Local recently received a grant from the Everett and Margaret H. Clement Family Fund and the Iola M. Hubbard Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation to conduct a Communications Audit. This audit will assess how Monadnock Buy Local is currently driving behavior change and discover … 0