NED opponents won’t ‘take it on the chin’

Monday, August 3, 2015

When given his few minutes at the mic at the pipeline scoping session in Milford Thursday, state Rep. Jim Parison didn’t ask about wetlands or aquifers or the New England energy grid. Amid the talk of pipeline diameter and compressor size, his was a simpler question. What about the impact on people? Representatives from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission were … 0

Peterborough: Teachers, students need to explore more in classroom

Monday, August 3, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Second-graders explore the forest behind Antrim Elementary School to learn, hands on, about wildlife. Fourth-graders at Hancock Elementary School visit Vicuna Chocolate on Main Street to learn about the history of chocolate and to read “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” It’s these classrooms, where students learn locally and through discovery, that … 0

Parent Wise: Fear — it’s what anger is all about

Thursday, July 30, 2015

“If only I didn’t get so angry!” Parents know their anger causes all sorts of problems—but what do you do about it? Fear is what provokes anger. And fear is where parents live a great deal of the time. “He’s so mean to his sister, how’s he going to treat his wife?” “She … 0

rindge: New Scrabble group at Ingalls

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

A new Scrabble group will begin at the Ingalls Memorial Library on Wednesday, Aug. 12. Learn to play and enjoy Scrabble at a more competitive level. You will be shown ways to increase your scores and word knowledge. Suitable for beginners or advanced and for all ages. Come … 0


Monday, July 27, 2015

The following students were named to the dean’s honor’s list for the spring semester at Franklin Pierce University: from Jaffrey: Nathan Hatton, health sciences; Peterborough: Hannah Anderson, freshman majoring in elementary education K-6 through K-8; Morgan Humphrey, sophomore majoring in accounting-finance; Joshua Smith, sophomore majoring in biology; Rindge: … 0


Monday, July 27, 2015

The following students graduate from Franklin Pierce University, Rindge, this spring: Bennington: Paula Cyr, Associate of Arts in management; Jaffrey: Caitlyn Durden, summa cum laude, Bachelor of Science in sports and recreation management; Nathan Hatton, Bachelor of Arts in health sciences; Hancock: Matthew McGuiness, Doctor of Arts in … 0


Monday, July 27, 2015

Alexandra Umstadt of Dublin, Christa Bonney of Greenville, and Kaelee Tanner of Rindge were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Maine at Farmington. To make the list students must maintain a minimum of 12 credits in courses producing quality points with … 0

Franklin Pierce: Six Ravens named as academic all-stars

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Six Franklin Pierce University student-athletes have been named to the spring 2015 Northeast-10 Academic All-Conference Team in their respective sports, as announced earlier this summer by the Conference office. Women’s track & field saw juniors Nadine Hyde (Maple Valley, Wash.) and Jackie Price (Brick, N.J.) selected, along with … 0

Police Logs: Rindge - July 30, 2015

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Rindge Saturday, July 25 Fleeing the scene: At 2 a.m., police responded to Thomas Road for a motor vehicle accident, where the driver fled the scene. When police arrived at the scene, only a bumper, a grill, and a headlight were found. Police believe that the driver, who … 0

Editorial: Put up or shut up time for pipeline

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

It’s 31 miles from the center of Rindge. Seventeen from New Ipswich. From our offices here, it’s 23 miles. It was a bit of a ride for those who attended FERC’s first scoping session, but it’s a short distance when you consider the possible alternative — 418 miles … 0

Peterborough/Francestown/New Ipswich: Solar growth slows down

Monday, July 27, 2015

Uncertainty about the future of solar energy subsidies has put the brakes on its popularity in the region. Utilities will soon reach the state mandated net-metering cap, and legislation that would raise the cap is not expected to pass. Also, Gov. Maggie Hassan’s veto of the Legislature’s two-year … 0

Rindge: Driver takes out two benches on town common

Monday, July 27, 2015

Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle who drove through the town common and demolished two benches. Police Chief Todd Muilenberg believes that one vehicle made two passes to destroy the benches, based on the tire … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Lions club, redux

Monday, July 27, 2015

The Lions are back and they are here to serve the greater needs of the Jaffrey-Rindge area. After a nearly three-year hiatus, the Jaffrey-Rindge Lions Club has returned, opening up as a branch club under the Souhegan Lions … 0