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The Jaffrey Rindge School Board held the first of its summer meetings on July 21, discussing the principle search and school budget.

jaffrey-Rindge Schools: Student-teacher ratio part of budget talks

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

JAFFREY — Jaffrey-Rindge School Board member Charles Eicher spoke at Monday’s Select Board meeting, highlighting his concerns with the cost of staffing throughout the district, while recommending the board explore new budget philosophies. The presentation follows a year when the district’s proposed budget failed at the polls. Rindge voters made the difference, voting 604 to 825 against the proposed budget … 0

Jaffrey: Living with Lyme: a struggle and a success

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

JAFFREY — Not many people would be happy about the opportunity to get back to 10-hour days at work. But for Steve Rigopoulos, owner of Steve’s Lettering in Jaffrey, who spent several years struggling with crippling fatigue and pain brought about by an undiagnosed case of Lyme Disease, finally getting back to business … 0

Letter: Market Basket officials take note

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

To the editor: An open letter to the recently elected management of Market Basket from a customer in Rindge: You were recently elected to replace someone that the board concluded was not maximizing the potential profit and growth of Market Basket. However, he ran a company with a solid base business and the hard-earned trust, respect and admiration of vendors, employees and customers. … 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

Peterborough: Lions Club names Melvin Jones Award recipient

Monday, July 14, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — John “Jack” Nieskens, received the highest award of recognition possible in Lionism, the Melvin Jones Award, at the annual awards night of the Peterborough Lions Club. The award is usually given to a club member who … 0

Rindge: Bluegrass Festival

Monday, July 14, 2014

Nate Sabat and Bronwyn Keith-Hynes of The Moonlight Ramblers rehearse prior to taking the stage at the Bluegrass Festival at Cathedral of the Pines Sunday afternoon. … 0

Rindge: Used book sale at Hannaford’s

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Hannaford’s of Rindge Supermarket is collecting used books through July for the Hannaford Supermarket Book Sale. All proceeds go to The River Center. Drop off anytime, Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. … 0

Rindge: Society of Manufacturing Engineers honors local man

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Sheldon “Skip” Marsh of Rindge was recently honored at the Society of Manufacturing Engineers’s International Awards Gala on June 9 at Cobo Center in Detroit. “Regardless of the industry, field, degree or background, the 2014 honorees are manufacturing … 0

Achievement:

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Steve Gosselin of Rindge, a United States Postal Service (USPS) letter carrier in Fitchburg, Mass., received his Million Mile Club plaque, a distinction given to a professional driver who has driven accident free for either 30 years or … 0