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Rindge: Osimo and Seppala are 2014 Citizens of the Year

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Ronald Osimo has been named Rindge’s Citizen of the Year, and Sharlene Seppala is the Young Citizen of the Year. Both were honored at the tree lighting ceremony on Saturday night, following the tree’s dedication. “The lighting of the town tree is a tradition that is over 20-years-old,” said Monika Diab, manager of the Rindge branch TD Bank, which sponsors the annual event with Rindge Athletic Men’s Social Club, or RAMS. “Awards are given out to citizens who made outstanding contributions to the quality of life for the folks who live in the community.” Osimo was taken by surprise, he told the Ledger-Transcript following the … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Final budget review details out

Thursday, December 18, 2014

JAFFREY — The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board continued its review of the district’s proposed budget Monday night, discussing funding for technology, facilities, the district’s Gifted and Talented program and the SAU offices. While the meeting was well-attended, the focus of the discussions was much less contentious than its first session on the same topic, … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: State law requires restraint, seclusion policy update

Thursday, December 18, 2014

JAFFREY — Updates to a pre-existing state law outlining seclusion and restraint regulations has the School Board looking to the district’s own policy to keep compliant. While the school district has had to streamline the recording process of incidents, most of the restraint and seclusion practices in the district will remain the same. During its meeting Monday, the board discussed changes to its … 0

Womens’ basketball: FPU’s Charette named Player of the Week

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Junior forward Kara Charette was selected as the Northeast-10 Player of the Week announced on Monday afternoon by the Conference office. Charette receives this accolade after a strong week for Franklin Pierce women’s basketball with a 66-54 victory … 0

Rindge: Ravens spread it around in upset of Bentley

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Franklin Pierce Women’s basketball had five double digit scorers Tuesday evening as they upset Bentley University 75-71 at the Dana Center. Franklin Pierce advances to 4-1 in Northeast-10 Conference play, with a 6-2 overall record; Bentley falls to 1-4 in Conference play, with a 4-4 record. The Ravens … 0

Editorial: Nonprofits chosen for ‘Spirit of Giving’

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Monadnock Ledger-Transcript is happy to announce the nonprofits in our region that have been selected for our 5th Annual Spirit of Giving Series: Jaffrey-based Shelter From the Storm; School Kids in Peterborough, or SKIP, the Grapevine Family & Community Resource Center located in Antrim; and The River … 0

Letter: No recourse through courts

Monday, December 8, 2014

To the editor: The latest from “Jane Q. Citizen v. The System” (see Court Updates 2 on Jaffrey Voices Google Group). A corporate state is when citizens have no recourse to protect their rights through the courts. Looks like New Hampshire is there. Public officials who don’t follow … 0

Letter: Gas pipelines are not the enemy

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

To the editor: The town in Hampden, Massachusetts, where I used to live for 20-plus years has one of those 36-inch — or perhaps bigger, I’m not sure — natural gas pipelines going through the southern edge of the entire town and has been there for many, many … 0

Viewpoint: Campaign finance reform: Curing the illusion of democracy

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Have you felt frustration over the negativity of our current political system? People in general are displeased with American politics. A New York Times journalist wrote, “In 2012, a...poll found that a stunning 78 percent of Americans felt frustration over the increasing negativity of our politics.” I am … 0

Two-vehicle accident on Plantation Drive

Monday, December 8, 2014

Frost on the windshield reportedly led to a two-vehicle accident on Plantation Drive in Jaffrey on Friday morning, but police said the accident did not result in any injuries. Diana Jourdan, 50, of Rindge was driving south on Plantation Drive at around 7:20 a.m., when Andrew Desmarais, 27, … 0

Jaffrey/Peterborough: Bracing for winter

Monday, December 8, 2014

Joshua Levesque put his foot down on Edward MacDowell Lake to test the ice — before he had put his full weight down, it had already cracked. Levesque, who serves as a natural resources specialist for the U.S. … 0

Rindge: NH now on official route

Monday, December 8, 2014

RINDGE — An 8-year-old Rindge resident is asking that the proposed Kinder Morgan natural gas pipeline not disturb her beloved Converse Meadows, a 240-acre conservation easement the town purchased in 2004, in order to preserve it from development. … 0

Peterborough: Oil prices on the decline, following prebuy season

Monday, December 8, 2014

The price of heating oil this season is going down as steady as the temperature outside, providing a welcome reprieve for the Northeast, the region of the country where people are most dependent on oil to heat their … 0