Rindge: Olson sentencing delayed

Monday, September 29, 2014

The sentencing of a Rindge man who pleaded guilty to tax evasion charges earlier this year has been delayed for a second time this month. Olson was originally scheduled to be sentences on Sept. 26, but that date was delayed until Oct. 30, to allow both sides to continue to complete a restitution order that could require Olson to return up to $27.8 million that friends and family invested with … 0

Rindge: Franklin Pierce professors, students attend INBRE meeting

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Franklin Pierce University Biology Professors Amy Piispanen and Susan Arruda, along with four Franklin Pierce University students, attended the NH IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence annual meeting in August. INBRE gives professors and undergraduate students access to outstanding research opportunities in the biomedical field. Dr. Piispanen is receiving research training funds for … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: Newly forming Lions Club seeks members

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Two one-hour organizational meetings for a newly forming Jaffrey-Rindge Lions Club are planned for Oct. 1 and 15. Both meetings will take place at 8 p.m. at the at the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce. After a couple of years without a Lions Club in these communities, a team from the surrounding clubs and the district are recruiting men and women to become Lions … 0

Rindge: Library offers new children’s programs

Monday, September 15, 2014

Ingalls Memorial Library is offering some new programs for children. Story Telling Club for grades K-5 will be held on first Wednesdays, Snack & Stories for grades K-2 will be held on second Wednesdays, and Pizza and Pages on third Wednesdays for grades 3-5. All programs will take … 0

Editorial: We expect healthy bipartisanship

Monday, September 15, 2014

We expect a lot of our state Legislators, and part of the expectation is that they will work well with others, even those who sit on opposite sides of the aisle up in Concord. New Hampshire is known for its moderate politics and much of that is down … 0

Viewpoint: Are Americans really war weary?

Thursday, August 28, 2014

This summer is the centennial of the outbreak of the Great War of 1914. What relevance does that have for the present and how have attitudes towards war changed since then? Let us begin with a question. Which modern nation is easiest to defeat in a war? According … 0

Letter: I serve all of my constituents

Friday, September 12, 2014

To the editor: I feel I must set the record straight. Mr. Cleveland’s letter yesterday shows us what is wrong with politics today, and what is wrong with Washington. Fortunately, we have always been better than that in New Hampshire. My record speaks for itself. I have a … 1

Viewpoint: Grateful to have been part of the trip

Monday, September 15, 2014

Almost every moment of Project Shakespeare’s trip to England was somehow exhilarating for me. Even in the moments we were unbelievably jet-lagged, I was still amazed by the beauty of our surroundings. We were in Stratford-upon-Avon first, the … 0

Primary results are in, as region readies for General Election

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Democrats Peter Leishman, the incumbent, and Ivy Vann of Peterborough have won the primary for two state representative seats in Hillsborough District 24, which includes Peterborough, edging out fellow Democratic candidate Kath Allen. Gary Carpenter of Peterborough has … 0

Update: Driver airlifted after crash in Rindge

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Update: At 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Rindge police disclosed that the operator of the vehicle airlifted following a single-vehicle crash Wednesday has been released from Umass Medical Center. "His injuries were not as severe as we thought. He's … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Parent, student raise concerns

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

JAFFREY — A Jaffrey-Rindge School District parent questioned the summer reading program at Monday’s School Board meeting, challenging the practice of requiring reading and book reports during what is supposed to be vacation time. Rindge resident Rebecca Saari … 0

Peterborough: Dukakis to speak at forum

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Michael Dukakis, a former governor of Massachusetts and the 1988 Democratic presidential candidate, is the featured speaker for the second Walter Peterson Forum for Civil Discourse. The event will be held on Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. in … 0

Rindge police log: Sept. 9, 2014

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Rindge Tuesday, Sept. 2 Arrest: At 2 a.m., police responded to Franklin Pierce University for a report of a semiconscious male who had been consuming alcohol. Hunter Hartman, 20, of Denver, Colo., was checked by ambulance personnel, before being arrested by Rindge police and charged with unlawful possession … 0