Residents have been working to clean up their own roadways in their local neighborhoods and down the state highways in anticipation of Earth Day today.

Region: Pitching in for Earth Day

Monday, April 21, 2014

The snowbanks are melting, receding from the roadsides and revealing the newly-budding grass. And a whole lot of trash that has been hidden under the snow all winter. But those driving along the local roads may be noticing this week that there are also a lot of the iconic blue bags that are associated with roadside litter pickup, as residents tackle the problem in honor of Earth Day, which is today. Bonnie and Baxter Harris were out on the roads on Saturday in Peterborough, cleaning a section of their own neighborhood. They, along with several of their neighbors, do an organized pickup every year around … 0

Wedding announcement: Luke Letourneau — Megan Langevin

Monday, March 31, 2014

Megan Langevin, daughter of Norman and Christine Langevin of Jaffrey, and Luke Letourneau, son of Peter and Roberta Letourneau, were married on Sept. 7, 2013 in a double ring Nuptial Mass at St. Patrick’s Church in Jaffrey, officiated by the Rev. Wilfred Deschamps. The bride was escorted by her father. Matrons of honor … 0

Court log: April 22, 2014

Monday, April 21, 2014

Dublin police Eric Dennison, 32, of New York, N.Y., speeding, $1,120 with $500 for 24 months on the condition of no further misdemeanors or felonies, and no violations for serious or moving motor vehicle matters and suspended license for 30 days ordered. Jacob Miller, 22, of Millis, Mass., speeding, $1,120 with $500 suspended for 24 months on the condition of no further misdemeanors … 0

Business: What’s happening in the world of credit?

Friday, April 4, 2014

Mortgage interest rates today are higher than a year ago, approximately three-quarters of a percent difference between a 30-year fixed offered today versus last year at this time. This is not a large increase, but for lenders that … 0

Rindge: Recreation Department to offer a Circus Camp

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Ladies and Gentleman please turn your attention to the center of the ring as the Rindge Recreation Department brings you the experience of a lifetime. A professional circus arts instructor will guide campers through circus arts such as juggling, diablo, flower sticks, spinning plates, feather balancing, globe balancing, … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Championship shirts for Conant available

Monday, April 7, 2014

Persons wishing to order a Conant High School boys basketball championship tee shirt may place their order by emailing jagnag1@gmail.com. Shirts are short sleeve and will be orange in color. Please give quantity and size (S, M, L, XL, XXL). These tees will cost $10 and payment will … 0

Rindge: FPU’s Gerrior speaks at conference in Peru

Friday, April 4, 2014

Franklin Pierce University’s Sustainability Coordinator Jess Gerrior spoke at the International Association of Universities 2014 International Conference in Iquitos, Peru, March 21-23. The theme of the Conference was “Blending Higher Education and Traditional Knowledge for Sustainable Development.” Gerrior … 0

Baseball: New England Ravens start with a win

Monday, April 7, 2014

The New England Ravens 11U team took to Dr. Arthur & Martha Pappas Field on the campus of FPU for their season opener vs. the Red Wings of Londonderry in a non-divisional tilt. The Ravens jumped out early … 0

Rindge police log: April 3, 2014

Monday, April 7, 2014

Rindge Thursday, March 20 Arrest: At 12:50 a.m., police went to the scene of an accident on Route 119 near Nutting Road in which a vehicle left the road and rolled over. Dylan Leone, 21, of Tewksbury, Mass., was driving his 2000 Jeep Cherokee on Route 119 when … 0

Viewpoint: Awaiting alternatives to the nixed N.H. Charrette plan

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Well, congratulations to the citizens of Rindge. The lynch mob has found its victim, and the Charrette hangs limply from the noose. I don’t know too much about the Charrette, except as I understand it, it was an idea to get people passing through town to stop and … 0

Letter: We lost, but we had ‘our say’

Thursday, April 3, 2014

To the editor: Although the effort to convince the Rindge Planning Board to keep the Charrette as a historical document in the Master Plan failed, I appreciate the fact that the Ledger-Transcript published my request for support at the public hearing.  You gave us the best chance we … 0

Jaffrey: Conant alum Smith leads Bentley to win

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Freshman lefty Kelsey Smith, a Conant High School alum, pitched a four-hitter in the opener and classmate Michelle DeVito followed with a two-hit shutout as the Bentley University softball team won a pair of games March 15 to … 0

Rindge: ‘The Wedding Pact’ screening April 7

Monday, March 31, 2014

Franklin Pierce University will host a film screening of “The Wedding Pact” on Monday, April 7, at 8:30 p.m. in Spagnuolo Hall. A question and answer session will follow the screening with the film’s director, Matt Berman, the executive producer, John Perry, both 1992 FPU graduates, and Scott … 0