Rindge

Rindge: Czekalski attorney defends himself

Monday, May 4, 2015

A defense lawyer is contesting claims that he did not adequately defend his client, Jason Czekalski, who was convicted of felonious sexual assault in January 2014. Czekalski, 52, a Rindge resident, was found guilty of aggravated felonious sexual assault for a pattern of abuse against an 11-year-old girl over the course of a year in 2005. Sentenced in April 2014, Czekalski faces between 40 and 80 years in prison. Czekalski … 0

Hassan talks about plan to address drug issue

Monday, May 4, 2015

It’s an epidemic. That’s how Governor Maggie Hassan views the growing use of opioids. “Everywhere I go in the Granite State, people talk to me about the epidemic of substance abuse,” said Hassan in an interview with the Ledger-Transcript last week. In 2013, the state saw 193 overdose deaths. In 2014, that number … 0

Peterborough: Getting out and getting green

Monday, May 4, 2015

Grange No. 35 could not have chosen a better first day to hold Greenerborough entirely outdoors. The sun shone on Grove Street all day as the temperature hovered just above 70 degrees. Although Ron Lucas, one of the organizers, was busy, he said the celebration was going well. “How can it not, on … 0

Divided on new voter ID provision

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

With the New Hampshire primary, presidential elections and two other elections slated for next year, moderators and clerks are raising concerns about using their own cameras to photograph voters who lack sufficient ID — a provision of the 2012 voter ID law going into effect in September, but … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Board approves grad requirements

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Beginning in the 2015-16 school year, Conant High School students will be required to complete 23 credits to graduate, two fewer than the previous year. The graduation requirements were approved by the school board Monday during a second reading. With the current schedule only allowing for a maximum … 0

Peterborough: Green fest goes outside this year

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Greenerborough will be greener this year than ever before. For the first time in the festival’s eight-year history, it will held entirely outdoor, in front of the Town House and behind the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. … 0

Rindge: Guilty plea in FPU rape

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

A Massachusetts man who pleaded guilty to rape in connection with April 2014 incident at Franklin Pierce University was sentenced Tuesday to a year in the House of Corrections, according to court documents. John Tenney, 22, of Lunenburg, Massachusetts, pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree sexual assault, … 0

Girls’ tennis: Conant sweeps ConVal on court

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The Conant and ConVal girls’ tennis squads may be crosstown rivals, but at Adams Playground on Monday, one team had a clear advantage. The Orioles (6-0) flew past the Cougars (1-2) 9-0, continuing an undefeated season … 0

Art: Talented youth

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Student artwork from ConVal High School, Saint Patrick School, and the Jaffrey-Rindge School District has been collected and put on display for all to see at the Jaffrey Civic Center. Patrons of the art show can see paintings, … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: Card speaks at Rotary Club

Friday, April 24, 2015

Franklin Pierce President Andrew Card was the guest speaker at the Jaffrey-Rindge Rotary Club on April 16. Card spoke about his route to the president’s position at FPU. He also confirmed that Franklin Pierce will continue its collaboration … 0

Letters: About the girl in the trap

Friday, April 24, 2015

To the editor: This past week I was finally happy to see support for New Hampshire’s trapping community. The letter by Ms. Thomas could not have made the case more powerfully for how far today’s trappers and trapping tools have come in the past 50 or so years. … 0

Engagement announcement: Sasha LeBlanc — Gabe Paquin

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Sasha LeBlanc and Gabe Paquin, both of Rindge, have announced their engagement. She is the daughter of Stephanie Burns Leary and Pat Leary, both of Rindge and Hancock, and Joe LeBlanc of Leominster, Massachusetts, and he is the … 0

Police Logs: Rindge - April 30, 2015

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Rindge Sunday, April 26 Trespassing: At 3:50 a.m., police responded to a Welling Road residence and arrested Kevin Bragan, 28, of Brighton, Massachusetts, and charged him with criminal trespassing. Police said Bragan walked into the home uninvited. Bragan was transported to the Cheshire County House of Corrections in … 0