Rindge police log: Oct. 2, 2014

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Rindge Saturday, Sept. 20 Accident: at 12:04 a.m., police responded to Route 119 in the area of Boss Construction, after a 2001 Audi A6 driven by Andrew Berard, 26, of Rindge left the roadway and rolled several times. When police arrived Berard had gotten out of his car and was limping and bleeding from the foot. A witness said Berard passed his vehicle at a high rate of speed and … 0

Engagement announcement: Rachael Gridley — Robert Swan

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

George and Charlene Gridley of Rindge have announced the engagement of their daughter, Rachael, to Robert Swan, son of Benjamin and Cynthia Swan of Rindge. The bride-to-be is a 2011 graduate of Conant High School, Jaffrey, and a senior at Keene State College. She is employed as server at Longhorn Steakhouse, Keene. Her … 0

Looking back: My family’s business and rooting for Arthur T.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

I know something about dysfunctional family businesses. I grew up in one. My father, Frank, and his brothers, Sam and Bill, owned a factory called the “Claremont Waste Manufacturing Company,” which turned waste textiles into flock. A century ago, the company did 100 percent of the world’s flock business. Whenever I mention the family business, they ask, “What’s flock?” “It’s the fuzzy stuff … 0

Dublin: Towns eye farm rules

Monday, September 22, 2014

DUBLIN — The Dublin Planning Board has turned its eye to a possible agritourism ordinance, after a similar ordinance was approved by Peterborough voters in March. Meanwhile, other towns are keeping an eye on how the ordinance works … 0

Letter: Extremism gets us nowhere

Friday, September 12, 2014

Letter to the editor: Why I’m voting for both a Democrat (Pat Martin) and a Republican (Susan Emerson) to represent me in the New Hampshire House: The art of politics is the art of compromise. For any political body to succeed, its members must, at the very root … 0

Letter: I support Rep. Emerson, too

Friday, September 12, 2014

To the editor: I would just like to point out that I have also proudly helped Representative Susan Emerson with her campaign in this election and the last. It has been an honor to hold signs for her at the polls. We have many undeclared voters in the … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: ‘Spice’ forum at Conant High School

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

As the statewide battle against “spice” rages on, State Representative Susan Emerson (R-Rindge) and District 12’s Senator Peggy Gilmore (D-Hollis), hope to spread public awareness on the substance and its effects in the Monadnock region, with a public forum to be held Sept. 30 at Conant High School’s … 0

Rindge: Store workers return to jobs

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

RINDGE — After weeks of empty shelves, scant customers and part-time staff layoffs, Market Basket is back to normal, according to Rindge store manager Bill Dube. In fact, Dube said business has been even better than it once … 0

Achievement: Achievement

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Massachusetts Lowell: Benjamin Blais of New Ipswich, majoring in computer science; Emery Doucet of Mason, majoring in physics; and Stephen Ganoe of Rindge, majoring in mechanical engineering. To make the list … 0

Birth announcement: Birth announcement

Monday, September 15, 2014

Born in Watertown, S.D.: SEPPALA: A girl, Carina Joy, weighing 7 pounds, 4 ounces, to Ryder and Lyndsey Seppala of Castlewood, S.D., Aug. 30, 2014. She joins brother Jackson. Grandparents are Cherri Seppala of Lake Norden, S.D., and the late Gary Seppala, and Jason and Sarah (Ketola) Talo … 0

Letter: R next to Emerson stands for Rindge

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

To the editor: As an unaffiliated voter in Rindge, I have always enjoyed the ability to vote the person and not the party, especially in local elections. I have supported Susan Emerson often, because she understands that all politics are local, with credit to Tip O’Neill, and has … 0

Letter: Emerson works for the people

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

To the editor: There was a letter published recently that I believe contained incorrect information regarding N.H. State Representative Susan Emerson no longer being a Republican. She is a Republican through and through. Even after the terrible way that her party has treated her in the last few … 0

Viewpoint: Open letter to Susan Emerson

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Dear Sue, Wow, what a letter, had many great qualities of political expressions. However, my instinct tells me that you had help with this. Camaraderie is great, but sad to say, it is obvious that certain people may be using you to their advantage — politically! I want … 0