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David Hoffman, 54, of Ashburnham, appeared in court on Wednesday in Jaffrey to be arraigned on a charge of negligent homicide.

Jaffrey/Rindge: Driver in fatal crash arraigned

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

JAFFREY — David Hoffman, the driver of a vehicle that allegedly caused a fatal accident in Rindge on Nov. 6, was arraigned on a charge of negligent homicide at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey, on Wednesday afternoon. As part of his bail conditions, Justice L. Phillips Runyon III ordered that Hoffman be fitted with an ankle bracelet for house arrest and that he not drive; bail was set at $20,000 cash or surety. Hoffman, 54, of Ashburnham, Massachusetts, entered the courtroom Wednesday on crutches, with his left foot in a cast from injuries suffered in the accident. Police allege Hoffman’s alcohol consumption that day was … 0

Peterborough: National award for green energy

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Peterborough is the only town nationwide being recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for purchasing green power — electricity from renewable sources like solar, wind and geothermal that do not emit greenhouse gases. The EPA announced Wednesday that Peterborough is one of nine entities across the country to receive the EPA’s 2014 Green Power Purchasing Award. Other award winners include the cities … 0

Keene: AIDS Memorial Quilt displaying in region

Monday, November 17, 2014

AIDS Services for the Monadnock Region will collaborate with Franklin Pierce University to bring a display of the AIDS Memorial Quilt to various locations throughout the region to acknowledge World AIDS Day, held annually on Dec. 1 since 1988. The purpose of the day is to engage communities in understanding, compassion and hope using this powerful visual reminder of the AIDS pandemic and … 0

Letter: Network neutrality is only fair

Friday, November 14, 2014

To the editor: President Obama asked the Federal Communications Commission to set the strongest possible rules to protect network neutrality as it writes new Internet traffic regulations. He said the FCC should reclassify broadband service to be regulated like a public utility. This would mean that Internet service … 0

Letter: Pumpkin Fest support was great!

Friday, November 14, 2014

To the editor: I would like to take this opportunity, on behalf of Animaterra Women’s Chorus, to publicly thank everyone who supported us at this year’s Pumpkin Festival. Being a nonprofit, with members from all around the Monadnock area, we once again sold a variety of homemade turnovers … 0

Editorial: Take some time before reacting

Monday, November 17, 2014

One inarguable fact of human existence is that people are resistant to change. No matter how good an idea turns out to be in the end, there are invariably detractors when the concept is first pitched. Just think back to those who dismissed the rising new technology of … 0

Rindge: FPU president departs in January

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Franklin Pierce University President James Birge has announced he will be departing from the university effective Jan. 9. Birge informed the university in August that this school year would be his last. Originally, Birge had announced his intent to step down from his position effective at the end … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Jekyll vs. Hyde

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

“Jekyll & Hyde,” a musical based upon the novel “The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde” by Robert Louis Stevenson, is the most ambitious play that the fledgling Conant Drama Club has taken on, explained Director … 0

Peterborough/Jaffrey: Book fair to benefit St. Patrick School

Monday, November 10, 2014

On Nov. 22 or Nov. 23, either say “I Support St. Patrick’s School” or bring in a coupon to the Toadstool Bookshop in Peterborough and all purchases made will benefit St. Patrick School. Twenty-five percent of the purchase price will be donated to the school and purchases can … 0

Rindge: FPU womens’ soccer knocked out of NE-10

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Freshman goalkeeper Casey Cook made seven saves on Friday night, but it would not be enough, as the fifth-seeded Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team was clipped, 2-1, by top-seeded Assumption in the semifinal round of the Northeast-10 Championship at Multi-Sport Stadium. Junior midfielder Paige Radomski scored both … 0

Peterborough: Kitty Rescue at Treat Goods Saturday

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Meet the volunteers and kittens of the Monadnock Kitty Rescue and Adoption at Treat Goods in Depot Square on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monadnock Kitty Rescue and Adoption is a no-kill cat shelter, staffed by volunteers with no paid personnel, committed to the care and … 0

Rindge: Ravens women land 17th in NE-10

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Junior Alyssa Lambert ran a 6k time of 26:58 to lead the way for the Franklin Pierce University women’s cross country team on Sunday morning at the Northeast-10 Conference Championship, hosted by Franklin Pierce. The Ravens finished with … 0

Rindge: FPU mens’ cross-country takes third

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Sophomore Dage Minors finished 17th with an 8k time of 28:50 on Sunday morning to lead the Franklin Pierce University men’s cross country team to a third-place finish at the Northeast-10 Conference Championship, hosted by Franklin Pierce. The … 0