Eli Rivera

Cheshire County Sheriff: Improving communications key

Monday, October 27, 2014

Eli Rivera, D-Keene Occupation: Incumbent Cheshire County Sheriff Time living in town: Keene since 1989 Previously elected offices: Keene School Board/Chair, Keene School Moderator Other qualifications: Sheriff, retired Keene Police Lieutenant, National Sheriff’s Institute graduate, Roger Williams Leadership Institute graduate, Babson College Leadership graduate, U.S. Coast Guard/Army Reserve veteran, Bachelor’s degree, Franklin Pierce College. Thirty-plus years public safety experience. What are two issues you feel are important and how do you plan to address them? The current and most critical issue the Sheriff’s Office is facing is our communications infrastructure. Our area of coverage, because of the terrain, can be tricky. A law enforcement officer … 0

Letters: Campaign lies should be barred

Thursday, October 9, 2014

To the editor: It is becoming more difficult to make an informed decision nowadays, since many people think it is acceptable to say almost anything, true or not, in order to make their point. The most obvious result of such thinking is now clearly obvious in campaign verbiage. Casting anyone who disagrees with you as evil is unfortunately effective, as choices are most … 0

Letters: Proud to stand with Pat Martin

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

To the editor: Mr. Cleveland’s narrative regarding the fake website that was set up to attack Pat Martin has been inconsistent, to say the least. When the story of the fake website first appeared, Mr. Cleveland commented online on another newspaper’s website and included the following statement: “Until I read this, I didn’t know it existed.” In his recent letter to the editor … 0

Peterborough: Building on giving

Monday, October 20, 2014

Katherine Forrest loves animals, so when she opened her new store Treat Goods in Depot Square this summer, she began thinking about what she could do to give back to the furry friends that give so much to … 0

Rindge: FPU students hold film fest on sustainability Thursday

Monday, October 20, 2014

Franklin Pierce University will hold a Red Carpet Screening of “Voices: Engaging Communication in Sustainability” on October 22 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm in the Marlin Fitzwater Center. “Voices” is a series of public service announcements produced by students through a New England Campus Sustainability Forum mini-grant awarded … 0

Letters: Reject the far left agenda on Nov. 4

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

To the editor: As a local small-business owner, and a woman, I was truly offended by the advertisement placed in the Ledger-Transcript recently by Dick Ames, Doug Ley and Pat Martin promoting their run for the N.H. House. Clearly, these three Democratic candidates have signed onto, and are … 0

Viewpoint: Negative ads based on fear

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

I find negative campaigning to be a fascinating topic and look forward to its arriving in the mail and appearing on television political ads. They are interesting, in a bad sort of way, as a form of vicious propaganda. Negative ads make me reflective on how they were … 0


Friday, October 17, 2014

To the editor, Democrat ads claim Scott Brown favors oil companies who are raking in “record profits.” Anyone who understands economics knows today’s oil companies are struggling to compete worldwide and earning slim profits. Dem ads ignore the fact that Ms. Shaheen votes nearly 100 percent of the … 0

Jaffrey / Rindge: Candidate files election complaint

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

A state representative candidate from Rindge has filed a complaint with the N.H. Attorney General’s Office, alleging that a website designed to attack her is violating voting laws. When Internet browsers saw the link to www.electpatmartin.com, they likely thought the site was advocating for the election of Rindge … 0

ConVal/Conant/Mascenic: Students get a taste of manufacturing during site tours

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Two groups of students visited local companies on Sept. 30, as part of National Manufacturing Day 2014 events. These events were sponsored statewide by the New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Partnership. More than 30 students from ConVal and Conant … 0

Rindge police log: Oct. 16, 2014

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Rindge Wednesday, Oct. 8 Arrest: At 10:30 p.m. police arrested Andrew Berard, 26, of Rindge on a warrant issued by Rindge police, charging him with one count of reckless driving. He was released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail and issued a court date of Nov. 5 at the … 0

Letters: Pat Martin is a true treasure

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

To the editor: I have been hoping for several years that Pat Martin of Rindge would run for one of Rindge’s seats in the New Hampshire House of Representatives and this year she is. She is running to represent Rindge, Fitzwilliam, Dublin, Jaffrey, Roxbury and Harrisville. We will … 0

View from the River Center: Supporting United Way helps River Center

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

“The River Center’s parenting program is a place you can come and learn to be the parent you want to be. ... There is no cookie-cutter approach to parenting.” That is what a group of parents concluded after participating in a parenting group at The River Center. Every … 0