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White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card leans on U.S. President George W. Bush's chair in the Oval Office of the White House Oct. 1, 2003,  while the President meets with Pakistan's Prime Minister Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali.

FPU names new president

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Andrew H. Card, former White House chief of staff, former Franklin Pierce trustee, and most recently acting dean of the George H.W. Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, was announced today (Tuesday) as Franklin Pierce University’s fifth president. “Andy brings extraordinary experience and leadership to the presidency. He brings a strong vision for Franklin Pierce, … 0

Power outages plague the region before turkey day

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

A blanket of white snow Wednesday morning quickly turned into a winter whiteout for drivers, businesses and residents on the day before Thanksgiving. The weather was brought by Winter Storm Cato, which moved up the Eastern U.S. throughout the day. By about 4 p.m., Cato had already dumped seven inches of wet, heavy … 0

JAFFREY: Kemp honored by Rotary

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The Jaffrey-Rindge Rotary Club has chosen a longtime Jaffrey resident as the winner of its annual Jaffrey-Rindge Rotary Service Award, according to the club’s president. The Rotary Club awarded its annual Service Award, which it has given for the last four years, to longtime jack-of-all-trades town mechanic Dave Kemp at its annual Nov. … 0

Rindge: Vilmont leads FPU to victory over Warriors

Monday, November 24, 2014

Senior Ryen Vilmont lit up the floor from behind the arc on Sunday afternoon, shooting 50 percent by sinking six of five of ten attempts en route to a game-high 22 points as the Franklin Pierce University Ravens defeated the Merrimack College Warriors by a final score of … 0

Rindge: Charette spurs Ravens win in tight game

Monday, November 24, 2014

With less than a minute to play, junior Kara Charette scored a layup to give the Franklin Pierce University women’s basketball team the lead against Merrimack College Saturday afternoon at the Fieldhouse. The Ravens posted a 78-76 win making them 2-0 at their home court. With the win, … 0

Editorial: What’s our community New Year’s resolution?

Monday, November 24, 2014

New Hampshire’s youth. Growing our economy. Seeding innovation and creativity. The future of education. The local food movement. Poverty. These are the topics Community Conversations — a monthly forum co-sponsored by the Monadnock Center for History & Culture and the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript — has tackled in its very … 0

Editorial: The 2015 ‘In the Spirit of Giving’ campaign is on

Monday, November 24, 2014

Now in its fifth year, the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript’s “In the Spirit of Giving” campaign aims once again to help connect readers with local nonprofits in need. This year, we’re focusing on the people who are helped by their efforts. This holiday season leading up to the New Year, … 0

Letter: Another avenue to the holiday spirit

Friday, November 21, 2014

To the editor: “What if Christmas...perhaps...means a little bit more!” Dr. Suess The Classics Reading Group at the Ingalls Memorial Library in Rindge is in the holiday spirit, and you’re invited to share. Please join us on Dec. 8 at 3 p.m. and share a favorite Christmas or … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: Driver in fatal crash arraigned

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

JAFFREY — David Hoffman, the driver of a vehicle that allegedly caused a fatal accident in Rindge on Nov. 6, was arraigned on a charge of negligent homicide at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey, on Wednesday afternoon. As … 0

Peterborough: National award for green energy

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Peterborough is the only town nationwide being recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for purchasing green power — electricity from renewable sources like solar, wind and geothermal that do not emit greenhouse gases. The EPA announced Wednesday that Peterborough is one of nine entities across the country … 0

Keene: AIDS Memorial Quilt displaying in region

Monday, November 17, 2014

AIDS Services for the Monadnock Region will collaborate with Franklin Pierce University to bring a display of the AIDS Memorial Quilt to various locations throughout the region to acknowledge World AIDS Day, held annually on Dec. 1 since 1988. The purpose of the day is to engage communities … 0

Rindge: Ravens shine, fall on national stage

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

With the spotlight on in a packed Carnesecca Arena, the Franklin Pierce University Men’s Basketball team played Division I and Big East member, St. John’s University on their home floor in front of a national television audience in … 0

Rindge: Lutheran Christmas bazaar Saturday

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Advent Lutheran Church in Rindge will hold its 13th annual Christmas bazaar on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The bazaar includes the church’s themed gift-basket raffle; a silent auction with vintage jewelry and other collectibles; harvest jams, jellies, nuts, gourmet olives, and maple BBQ sauce (with … 0