Rindge: Osimo and Seppala are 2014 Citizens of the Year

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Ronald Osimo has been named Rindge’s Citizen of the Year, and Sharlene Seppala is the Young Citizen of the Year. Both were honored at the tree lighting ceremony on Saturday night, following the tree’s dedication. “The lighting of the town tree is a tradition that is over 20-years-old,” said Monika Diab, manager of the Rindge branch TD Bank, which sponsors the annual event with Rindge Athletic Men’s Social Club, or RAMS. “Awards are given out to citizens who made outstanding contributions to the quality of life for the folks who live in the community.” Osimo was taken by surprise, he told the Ledger-Transcript following the … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Final budget review details out

Thursday, December 18, 2014

JAFFREY — The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board continued its review of the district’s proposed budget Monday night, discussing funding for technology, facilities, the district’s Gifted and Talented program and the SAU offices. While the meeting was well-attended, the focus of the discussions was much less contentious than its first session on the same topic, … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: State law requires restraint, seclusion policy update

Thursday, December 18, 2014

JAFFREY — Updates to a pre-existing state law outlining seclusion and restraint regulations has the School Board looking to the district’s own policy to keep compliant. While the school district has had to streamline the recording process of incidents, most of the restraint and seclusion practices in the district will remain the same. During its meeting Monday, the board discussed changes to its … 0

Rindge police log: Dec. 11, 2014

Monday, December 15, 2014

Rindge Tuesday, Dec. 2 Accident: At 9:13 a.m., police responded to a single-vehicle accident on Rand Road. Sondra Reini, 29 of Rindge, driving a 2011 Chevy Tahoe went into a snowbank and hit a tree. Neither she nor her passenger, a child under the age of five, were … 0

Birth announcement:

Monday, December 15, 2014

Born at Monadnock Community Hospital, Peterborough: KUNDERT: A boy, Cal Ashton, weighing 8 pounds, 9 ounces, to Alexander and Ashlyn Kundert of Rindge, Nov. 17, 2014. He joins brother Abel. Grandparents are Chauntelle and Douglas Carty of Jaffrey, … 0

Letter: Natural gas is not the answer

Thursday, December 11, 2014

To the editor: This is in response to the letter by Charles Saari in the Dec. 9 edition. Increasing dependence on natural gas will not lower energy costs. More natural gas is not needed to meet our heating or electricity needs. The industry’s justification is based on a … 0

Viewpoint: Some answers to our budgetary shortfalls

Friday, December 12, 2014

Governor Hassan has done an excellent job working with legislative leaders to craft and oversee the state’s current two-year budget. An array of problems is being effectively managed. This budget will end in balance. But looking ahead to the next two-year budget, we in state government face difficult … 0

Viewpoint: NH suffering from aligning with Obama administration’s agenda

Friday, December 12, 2014

Oh, Maggie, Maggie, Maggie. Read an article recently titled, “Governor tells state agencies to trim budgets.” It announced, “State agencies are cutting a combined $18.3 million from their current budgets to meet the spending reductions Gov. Maggie Hassan … 0

Editorial: Take matters into your own hands

Monday, December 15, 2014

When you want to get something done, sometimes, you just have to do it yourself. That’s what we’ve learned from some folks interviewed for two stories in today’s paper. The first concerns the Ingalls Memorial Library in Rindge. The 120-year-old library has undergone several renovations in the past … 0

Spirit of Giving: Shelter From the Storm: A place to call home for the holidays

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Outside in Saturday’s freezing rain, 2-year-old Karter Wolfe couldn’t stop smiling. He walked from spruce tree to spruce tree, wondering which of them behind Pilgrim Foods in Greenville would become his Christmas tree. And while Wolfe couldn’t contain … 0

Two drivers hospitalized after Rindge crash

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Police are not yet releasing the names of two drivers who were sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a crash at the intersection of Cathedral Road and Route 119 last night. According to police, on Monday night at approximately 7:39 p.m. a 70-year-old Massachusetts woman … 0

Birth announcement:

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Born at Monadnock Community Hospital, Peterborough: FRENCH: A boy, Avery Robert, weighing 7 pounds, 5 ounces, to Isaac and Elizabeth French of Rindge, Nov. 24, 2014. He joins brother Asher. … 0


Monday, December 8, 2014

Bruce Ruotsala, a junior accounting major student at Franklin Pierce University, has been selected as one of 20 recipients of the 2014 Sigma Beta Delta Fellowship Program. He maintained a 4.0 grade point average while participating in many campus and community activities. He was the valedictorian of his … 0