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Fairpoint employees in New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine are on strike after the telecommunications provider declared an impasse during contract renegotiations.

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 by two unions to renegotiate the unionized workforces’s contract. These employees — part of the Communications Workers of America and the International … 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 Carty, the director of campus recreation at Franklin Pierce University appeared before the board to … 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 Wednesday to discuss the damages. He estimated $6,200 in repairs will be needed to return … 0

Letters: Pat Martin is a true treasure

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

To the editor: I have been hoping for several years that Pat Martin of Rindge would run for one of Rindge’s seats in the New Hampshire House of Representatives and this year she is. She is running to represent Rindge, Fitzwilliam, Dublin, Jaffrey, Roxbury and Harrisville. We will … 0

View from the River Center: Supporting United Way helps River Center

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

“The River Center’s parenting program is a place you can come and learn to be the parent you want to be. ... There is no cookie-cutter approach to parenting.” That is what a group of parents concluded after participating in a parenting group at The River Center. Every … 0

Editorial: Food and farming go hand in hand

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

If you were lost in the woods, would you want a handful of dollars or a handful of food? That question, posed by farmer Ruth Holmes at Tuesday’s Community Conversation in Peterborough’s Bass Hall, is a pithy and profound way to get to the core of both the … 0

Business: A look at trends

Monday, October 13, 2014

Waistlines from Thanksgiving and Christmas feasting will not be the only thing growing this holiday season. Major U.S. retail companies announced expanding their workforce in the buildup to the holidays, according to published reports. And New Hampshire and the state’s southwest corner are experiencing similar growth in seasonal … 0

Real Estate: Q&A retrospective

Thursday, October 9, 2014

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Business of health care: Large employers continue navigation of ACA

Monday, October 13, 2014

After a one year delay, large employers are faced with the Affordable Care Act’s Employer Shared Responsibility Requirement, more commonly referred to as “pay or play.” Beginning Jan. 1, 2015, employers with more than 100 full-time employees must offer affordable health care coverage to 95 percent of their … 0

Rindge: FPU’s online MBA in energy ranks 6th in nation

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Franklin Pierce University’s online MBA program in Energy and Sustainability Studies was ranked sixth in the nation by TheBestSchools.org, a ranking organization based in Austin, Texas. BestSchools.org cited the program’s broad academic approach and that students can earn their MBA completely online. Also noted was the program’s accelerated … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: Lions seek members for new international club

Thursday, October 9, 2014

People from the Jaffrey and Rindge communities are joining the world’s largest service organization, Lions Clubs International. The Jaffrey-Rindge Lions club will join the more than 46,000 Lions clubs making a difference in communities around the world. The new club is now seeking civic-minded men and women to … 0

Viewpoint: Operation VETS connect

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Operation VETS Connect is a 100-day challenge concluding Dec. 10 for New Hampshire’s business community to demonstrate support for our veterans and returning service members and to find great employees to fill their vacant positions at the same time. Under the leadership of Governor Hassan, the New Hampshire … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: School Board talks facilities, budget

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

RINDGE — When the Jaffrey Grade School’s building was built, the year was 1938. Franklin Delano Roosevelt was president, the Andrews Sisters and Ella Fitzgerald were topping the charts, and the first ski tow in America had just begun operating. It is both fortunate and unfortunate that it … 0