New Hampshire's only female Catholic priest shares her struggle

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

On Tuesday, Franklin Pierce University hosted a showing of the documentary “Pink Smoke Over the Vatican,” which chronicles the journey of women priests. Following the showing of the film, The Rev. Theresa Chabot, the only female ordained Catholic priest in New Hampshire, was on hand to speak to the crowd and answer questions from the audience. Chabot of Manchester has always been deeply involved in the Roman Catholic church. And for a long time, she felt a call to devote her life to the church, but not as a nun — as a priest. The ordination of women as priests is viewed as a taboo … 0

Concord: Anthem speaks on data security breach in N.H.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Editor’s note: this story is adapted from an article which appeared in Wednesday’s Concord Monitor. Almost four weeks after the insurer disclosed a massive nationwide data breach, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield released an initial estimate on the number of New Hampshire customers “impacted” by the cyberattack: 667,866. That figure, announced in a statement from Anthem yesterday afternoon, includes both current and former … 0

Rindge: Acquittal in sex assault of minor

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

A former Rindge man who was charged with sexually assaulting a minor under the age of 13 between 2006 and 2011 was found not guilty last week by a Cheshire County Jury. Scott Andrew Hill, 48, of Swanzey was acquitted of all five counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault in a jury trial … 0

Concord: Workshop on environmental, safety rules at DES March 9

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The N.H. Department of Environmental Services and WorkWISE NH are offering the New Hampshire small business community a free, half-day educational workshop on March 9. The workshop will provide presentations on hazardous waste management for small quantity generators, air emissions for minor sources, and health and safety topics … 0

Peterborough: New trustees elected at MCH

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Bob Boyd, Tom Ward, Mike Shea, Bill James and Dr. Terrence McNamara have been elected to the Board of Trustees of Monadnock Community Hospital. Boyd is the founder and former president of IPC Automation in New Jersey, a … 0

Rindge: Zoning in plain English

Monday, February 23, 2015

RINDGE Amendment 2: Eliminates the need for an owner of bordering lots to combine their lots if they don’t have the proper frontage and area requirements before a building permit may be issued. This amendment will bring the town’s zoning ordinance in line with state statutes. Amendment 3: … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: Baseball signups Saturday, Monday

Friday, February 20, 2015

Jaffrey/Rindge Little League Baseball signups will be held on Saturday from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Rindge Memorial School and Monday at 6 p.m. at the Jaffrey Legion. Signups are for T-ball to major level players ages 4-12. For additional information please visit www.jaffreyrindgebaseball.com. … 0

Franklin Pierce: Ravens men lose to Warriors

Monday, February 23, 2015

The Franklin Pierce Men’s Basketball team had a tough go of it on Saturday afternoon, and as a team shot a total 39.7 percent from the floor, including going 8-31 from behind the three-point arc (25.8%). That led to bad news as the Ravens took their second loss … 0

Franklin Pierce: Women’s hoops streak ends

Monday, February 23, 2015

With just two seconds on the clock, the game was within three points with a three pointer by junior Natalie Bastian, however it would not be enough for the Franklin Pierce women’s basketball team on Saturday afternoon. Merrimack College held the Ravens to under 50 points, which has … 0

Achievement: Locals make St. Anselm’s Dean’s List

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Saint Anselm College, Manchester: Aimee LaLancette of Mason and Victoria Roach of Rindge. LaLancette, class of 2015, is a nursing major. Roach, class of 2017, is a psychology major. … 0


Monday, January 26, 2015

Merideth Yaceshyn of Rindge was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Endicott College, Beverly, Mass. To make the list a student must obtain a minimum grade point average of 3.5, receive no grade below a C, have no withdrawal grades, and be enrolled in … 0

Rindge police log: Feb. 19, 2015

Monday, February 23, 2015

Rindge Wednesday, Feb. 4 Motor vehicle accident: At 4 p.m., police responded to the intersection of Route 202 and 119 for a report of a motor vehicle accident involving a 2009 Ford Fusion driven by Debra Lund, 44, of Rindge. The vehicle was parked at the intersection and … 0

Viewpoint: Where are the neighborhood natives?

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

I have begun to notice something. Something that I feel concerned about. Perhaps, you have noticed it too. Where are the children in our communities? I rarely see them outside, riding bikes, climbing trees, running and playing tag. I drive through our small neighborhoods and everyone seems neatly … 0