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Market Basket shoppers were sparse over the weekend as employee-urged boycotts and shelves empty of perishables sent shoppers elsewhere for their groceries.

Rindge: Market Basket woes continue

Monday, July 28, 2014

RINDGE — Cars in the Market Basket parking lot were sparse on Sunday afternoon. At the same time, just a short way down the road, Hannaford Supermarket’s parking lot was nearly full with shoppers getting their weekly groceries. “It was mobbed,” remarked Hannaford shopper Rick Lund of Rindge. Lund is normally a Market Basket shopper, he said in an interview Sunday, but he and his wife took to Hannaford this week in support of an employee-urged boycott of Market Basket. “The shelves are getting empty. I’ve never seen it that busy. Never, not even when it first opened,” he said, referring to Hannaford. Several Rindge … 0

jaffrey-rindge: Interim deans and principals fill void

Monday, July 28, 2014

JAFFREY — The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board announced plans to employ four administrators in interim positions for the upcoming school year, during a July 24 meeting. Conant High School Assistant Principal Larry Pimental will continue to serve as interim principal for the high School, and Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School Assistant Principal Rob Clark will continue as interim principal for the middle school. JRMS teacher Lisa … 0

Rindge: 4 to be interviewed for police chief

Monday, July 28, 2014

RINDGE — Members of the Rindge Select Board expect to interview candidates to fill the empty chief of police position today. They will be choosing from among four final candidates. At its regular meeting Wednesday, the board announced that among the final candidates, two were selected during a search done by Municipal Resources, … 0

Peterborough: Lions Club names Melvin Jones Award recipient

Monday, July 14, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — John “Jack” Nieskens, received the highest award of recognition possible in Lionism, the Melvin Jones Award, at the annual awards night of the Peterborough Lions Club. The award is usually given to a club member who … 0

Rindge: Bluegrass Festival

Monday, July 14, 2014

Nate Sabat and Bronwyn Keith-Hynes of The Moonlight Ramblers rehearse prior to taking the stage at the Bluegrass Festival at Cathedral of the Pines Sunday afternoon. … 0

Rindge: Used book sale at Hannaford’s

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Hannaford’s of Rindge Supermarket is collecting used books through July for the Hannaford Supermarket Book Sale. All proceeds go to The River Center. Drop off anytime, Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. … 0

Rindge: Society of Manufacturing Engineers honors local man

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Sheldon “Skip” Marsh of Rindge was recently honored at the Society of Manufacturing Engineers’s International Awards Gala on June 9 at Cobo Center in Detroit. “Regardless of the industry, field, degree or background, the 2014 honorees are manufacturing … 0

Achievement:

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Steve Gosselin of Rindge, a United States Postal Service (USPS) letter carrier in Fitchburg, Mass., received his Million Mile Club plaque, a distinction given to a professional driver who has driven accident free for either 30 years or … 0

Graduations: Graduations

Monday, July 7, 2014

The following students graduated from Franklin Pierce University, Rindge: from Jaffrey: Karen Brown, Doctor of Arts in leadership studies; Brandy Fryklund, cum laude, Bachelor of Science in management; Edward Madigan, Master of Business Administration in energy and sustainability studies; Emily Sliviak, Bachelor of Arts in criminal justice; New … 0

Letter: Our thanks to Scouts, chamber

Monday, July 7, 2014

To the editor: Thank you Rindge Chamber of Commerce and Boy Scouts, Troop 308. On July 2, our celebration of Independence Day, on a late afternoon where we had weather just short of a hurricane, it was amazing to see all the dedicated workers, from volunteers to organizations … 0

Viewpoint: ‘The story is how we did it — with real bipartisanship’

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Last week, the state’s revenue numbers for June came in, giving us the budget picture for the whole fiscal year. The news was good: We are on track to finish the year on budget, with even a little room to spare. Since balanced budgets seem so far out … 0

Achievement: Achievement

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

The following students earned dean’s scholarships at Keene State College: Courtney Dillon of Rindge and Adam Teger and Patrick Farrell, both of Wilton. This scholarship recognizes first-year students who display high academic performance. Merit awards are determined from a review of the students’ application for admission to Keene … 0

Jaffrey Police Log: July 10, 2014

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Jaffrey Thursday, July 3 Motor vehicle stop: At 6:45 p.m., police stopped a vehicle on Main Street for an alleged violation and found the driver, Jonathan Sheller, 28, of Jaffrey, was driving without a valid license. He was issued a summons for driving with an expired license, with … 0