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Dog Tales: Finding the right dog, for you and them

Friday, August 1, 2014

We don’t get to pick our family members. You are born into a family unit with all the history, traditions, warts and all. But our life partners are selected, carefully hopefully. We watch for red flags, such as abuse or alcoholism. We hope to find a partner we feel connected with, are attracted to, that we have things in common with, one whom we can spend the rest of our lives with, raise children with, vacation with, and grow old together. Selecting a family dog needs to be as careful a selection as finding our life partner; after all, they will live with us for … 0

Out and about: ML

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Back in December, we wrote about Rindge’s John Whiting and his quest to bike the length of the Erie Canal. Well, in June, he pulled it off! Says Whiting: “Some ask why I chose to bicycle the entire length of the Erie Canal. For one thing, it sure beats sitting on my butt...and … 0

Rindge: Williams will receive Fitzwater Medallion

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communication at Franklin Pierce University is proud to present Juan Williams with its 10th Fitzwater Medallion for Leadership in Public Communication on Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. in Spagnuolo Hall on the Rindge campus. Williams, a Fox News Channel political analyst and author, will deliver this year’s Medallion … 0

Rindge: Store fined for sales of synthetics

Monday, August 25, 2014

A Rindge store has been charged a $2,500 fine by the state’s Liquor Commission, after two violations related to the sale of packets of synthetic chemicals containing banned substances, according to Liquor Commission officials. In an interview Friday, … 0

Rindge: Social Security, ISIL, immigration debated

Monday, August 25, 2014

RINDGE — Six Republican U.S. Senate hopefuls squared off on Thursday during the Monadnock Debates, with heated exchanges between candidates Bob Smith and Andy Martin passing across the podium at several points throughout the night. Mark Farnham of … 0

Jaffrey: Jail time for fraud

Monday, August 25, 2014

Jaffrey resident Charles H. Howard III will spend three and a half years in jail after pleading guilty last week to a felony count of conspiracy to commit investment adviser fraud and a felony count of securities manipulation. His wife, Carolyn Howard, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge … 0

Rindge: Another new face at the PD

Monday, August 25, 2014

RINDGE — Those who walk into the Rindge Police Department will be seeing a new face greeting them at the front desk. The department is still waiting on its new Chief of Police, Todd Muilenberg, who is expected … 0

Marriage With A View

Monday, August 25, 2014

Local destination wedding venues attract couples from across the country who fall in love with the small-town charm and rustic country views the Monadnock region has to offer. Wilton’s Curtis Farm, Peterborough’s Monadnock Country Club and Hidden Hills … 0

RINDGE: Market Basket part-timers still out of work

Monday, August 25, 2014

While a few of their counterparts have returned to Market Basket stores in Massachusetts, none of the part-time workers at the Rindge store have been called back to work, after talks about a possible sale of the company to ousted former President Arthur T. Demoulas broke down over … 0

Rindge: Leger joins Heritage faculty

Friday, August 22, 2014

Heritage Christian School in Rindge is pleased to announce Vicky Robinson Leger, of Jaffrey, has joined its faculty. Leger will teach fifth and sixth grades in a multi-grade classroom. Leger loves teaching math and also has a passion for drama. She previously taught for six years at Trinity … 0

Rindge: Business programs get accreditation

Friday, August 22, 2014

Franklin Pierce University has been granted first-time accreditation status by the Board of Commissioners of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education for its Business programs — Master’s and Baccalaureate — offered through the College of Graduate and Professional Studies and the College at Rindge. CGPS offers undergraduate … 0

Letter: Summer reading a success

Friday, August 15, 2014

To the editor: The Ingalls Memorial Library in Rindge had 87 children participate in the Summer Reading Program. A total of 111,927 minutes were read. The following children won for being the three top readers in their grade group: Preschool; Makayla Paolino, Emma Whaley, Jasmine Nagle, Grades K-1st; … 0