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Rindge: Next Welcome Table supper July 28

Thursday, July 17, 2014

All are welcome at the welcome table community supper in Rindge. Our next supper is July 28 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Rindge Meeting House, 6 Payson Hill Road. Our menu this month includes BBQ chicken, potato salad, cole slaw, tossed salad, beverages and a variety of desserts. A vegetarian option will also be available. The Welcome Table is a free community meal where everyone is welcome to … 0

Jaffrey: Project Shakespeare presenting three plays

Monday, July 21, 2014

Celebrating 20 years, Project Shakespeare will present three productions for their 2014 summer season including a new program for elementary and middle school students. Performances will run from July 24 through Aug. 4 at locations in Jaffrey, Rindge and Peterborough. The mainstage company will present “The Taming of the Shrew” directed by Deborah Shakespeare Thurber. A new program, Project Shakespeare Too!, will present … 0

Letter: Give the inside candidate for police chief a chance

Friday, July 18, 2014

Here we go again. History appears to be repeating itself in Rindge. The selectmen voted to hire MRI to come in and administer a search for a new police chief, and give recommendations on how to improve the department. This is costing the taxpayers of Rindge several thousand dollars. We have been down this exact road before. We hire a firm to find … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Summer bookmobile gets rolling

Monday, July 7, 2014

The Jaffrey-Rindge School District will have its library on wheels hitting the road again for the 7th summer. Inside the Mighty Book Bus, which looks like a moving van, are more than 1,500 books arranged by reading levels, … 0

Rindge: Bluegrass festival at the Pines, July 13

Monday, July 7, 2014

A Bluegrass at the Pines festival is planned for Sunday, July 13, at the Cathedral of the Pines, from noon to 8 p.m. Four bands will be featured — Hot Mustard, Tony Watt and Southeast Expressway, Bump Road Band, and Mark Killianski and the Moonlight Ramblers. Barbecued food … 0

Region: Back in business?

Monday, July 7, 2014

Handwritten or printed, taped to windows or on the front of cash registers, a certain type of sign has been springing up around Peterborough this summer, all carrying the same promise: a job. Are these signs tangible indicators … 0

Business Extra: On entering the workforce

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Transitioning from the daily life of a student to the workplace can often be quite daunting and intimidating for new graduates. The excitement of finally graduating, the emotions of leaving friends and family, and starting to stake your claim in the world is exhilarating and overwhelming at the … 0

Unemployment dropping, slowly

Monday, July 7, 2014

The Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau of New Hampshire reports that the unemployment rate in the Peterborough Labor Market, an area made up of 10 towns, including Antrim, Bennington, Dublin, Francestown, Hancock, Jaffrey, New Ipswich, Peterborough, Rindge, Sharon and Temple, rose overall between 2002 and 2012, from … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: QUEST program is on for middle schoolers

Friday, June 27, 2014

It’s almost that time again — red shirts are being worn all over town. For the last three years, the red shirts of QUEST have become a familiar sight in Jaffrey and Rindge. The Jaffrey/Rindge Rotary Club sponsors … 0

Court Log: July 3, 2014

Monday, July 7, 2014

Greenfield Police Thomas Belcher, 26, of Greenfield, false imprisonment, $310; possession of marijuana, $310. Heather McCormack, 33, of Greenfield, operating without a valid license, $124. Hancock Police Dennis Gautreau, 49, of Leominster, Mass., operating without a valid license, $124; speeding, $77.50. Jaffrey Police Joshua Lane, 24, of Jaffrey, … 0

Baseball: Cardinals top Marlins in title series

Monday, July 7, 2014

The final game of the Monadnock Babe Ruth Championship Series was held Thursday with the Cardinals completing the two game sweep by beating the Marlins 6-2. Marlins pitcher Charlie Morris went the distance, only giving up two earned … 0

Achievement: Achievement

Monday, July 7, 2014

The following students were named to the dean’s honors list for the spring semester at Franklin Pierce University, Rindge: JoBeth Weinreich of Bennington, sophomore majoring in fine art; Kaitlin Mosher of Dublin, senior majoring in arts management; Caitlyn Durden of Jaffrey, junior majoring in sports and recreation management; … 0

Letter: A look at the new education delivery

Monday, July 7, 2014

To the editor: Wanted: 1,000 students to enroll at Franklin Pierce University and Conval Regional School District. In last week’s Ledger-Transcript, the editor addressed the need for FPU to make some budget changes due to lack of enrollments, increasing costs and need to adjust staff. The editor signaled … 0