Rindge: Welcome Table to be held Monday night

Thursday, August 14, 2014

All are Welcome at the Welcome Table Community Supper in Rindge. The next supper is Monday, Aug. 25 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Rindge Meeting House, 6 Payson Hill Rd. The menu this month includes pulled pork, hamburger rolls, coleslaw, tossed salad, beverages and a variety of desserts. A vegetarian option will also be available. The Welcome Table is a free community meal. The Welcome Table is an … 0

Letter: Nonprofits are our strength

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

To the editor: Thank you for the sensitive editorial in your Aug. 14 edition entitled “The powerful play goes on.” I learned about Robin William’s death the just before going to bed the day it happened. A certain sadness kept calling me to stay awake. I have spent several decades working in and for not-for-profit organizations. I fully believe that one of the … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

JAFFREY GRADE SCHOOL Bus 47 JAFFREY GRADE SCHOOL 7:43 76 North St. 7:44 90/92 North St. 7:51 786 North St. 7:55 521 North St. 7:56 Emery Road at North St. 7:56 485 North St. 7:58 361 North St. 7:59 327 Nowh St. 8:01 Rt 137 at Windy Field Road 8:02 North St. at Parent St. 8:03 North St. at St. Jean St. 8:06 136 River St. 8:07 142 River St. 8:09 6 Monadnock View Drive … 0

Letter: Theater program gives thanks

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

To the editor: Thank you to all who made Project Shakespeare’s 20th Anniversary Season a great success! Special thanks to all our hosts: The United Church of Jaffrey, The Jaffrey Civic Center, Cathedral of the Pines, The Cornucopia Project, ConVal High School, The Jaffrey Woman’s Club and St. … 0

Viewpoint: Paycheck fairness bill needed even in 2014

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

You would think by now, an equal day’s work would mean equal pay for all workers regardless of gender, but sadly it’s still not always the case. That’s why I was proud to sponsor Senate Bill 207, the N.H. Paycheck Fairness Act, a bill which passed unanimously in … 0

Rindge: Bond rating worries FPU staff

Monday, August 4, 2014

In the wake of Franklin Pierce University’s bond rating being reduced by leading credit rating agencies, President of the school’s faculty union Douglas Ley says faculty are more than a little concerned. Both Standard and Poor’s and by Moody’s Investor’s Service, Inc. have given the university a negative … 2

Rindge: Store manager backs Artie T.

Monday, August 4, 2014

The Rindge Market Basket has perhaps never been cleaner. With customers scarce in the aisles, Rindge Market Basket Manager Bill Dube has put the associates that work for the store to work cleaning, repainting, and doing general chores as the shelves sit empty of perishables, and employees and … 0

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The Franklin Pierce University women’s track and field program has earned All-Academic honors at the team level from the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, as announced last week by the USTFCCCA. The USTFCCCA … 0


Monday, August 4, 2014

Shane O’Day graduated from Daniel Webster College, Nashua, in May, earning a bachelor’s degree after completing requirements for a double major in mechanical and aeronautical engineering, the first to do so within four years. He was valedictorian of the class of 2014 and chapter president of Sigma Gamma … 0

Viewpoint: Things are beginning to turn around in NH

Thursday, July 31, 2014

As a state senator, I travel constantly around the towns of the Monadnock region and the southern border of New Hampshire. I talk to a lot of people, and have heard a lot about the Affordable Care Act over the past year or so. Some of the things … 0

Viewpoint: Obamacare is costing us in more ways than 1

Thursday, July 31, 2014

After three years of studying Obamacare, I believe this is my seventh or eighth letter on this topic, though not all with the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript. In previous letters, I have been 95 percent correct in listing the 20-plus … 0

Viewpoint: At long last, MCH is in the marketplace

Friday, August 1, 2014

The Affordable Care Act and the N.H. Health Protection Plan created opportunities for citizens of New Hampshire to be covered by health insurance who were previously uninsured. As the community hospital that provides care in this region, we saw this as a positive move. The rollout was bumpy … 0

Letter: Shakespeare is in good young hands

Friday, August 1, 2014

To the editor: Project Shakespeare, now in its 20th year of performance, has inspired understanding and a love of the Bard through performances in Peterborough, Jaffrey and Rindge. Deborah Shakespeare Thurber and her team are to be congratulated on beautiful, well rehearsed and entertaining productions of “Hamlet,” “Taming … 0