Roundup: Clough throws complete game

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The ConVal varsity baseball team beat Milford 3-2 in the 2014 opener. Senior hurler Ivon Clough threw a complete game, striking out 12 while walking one and giving up six hits. ConVal’s offense was led by Mathias Fressilli, senior, with two hits and two runs scored. Danny Allen, freshmen, had two hits and one run scored. Matt Davis, sophomore, had two hits and two RBI. ∎ The ConVal boys tennis team … 0

Wednesday, April 16, 2014


Court log: April 8, 2014

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Greenfield police Joshua Forand, 26, of New Boston, operating without a valid license, $124. Whitney Horak, 19, of Lyndeborough, possession of marijuana, $560 with $250 suspended for 12 months on the condition of no further misdemeanors or felonies and no violations for serious or alcohol-related matters; transporting an alcoholic beverage, $372; transportation of a controlled drug, charges not carried forward. Dennis Lorden, 21, … 0

Baseball: New England Ravens start with a win

Monday, April 7, 2014

The New England Ravens 11U team took to Dr. Arthur & Martha Pappas Field on the campus of FPU for their season opener vs. the Red Wings of Londonderry in a non-divisional tilt. The Ravens jumped out early … 0

Rindge police log: April 3, 2014

Monday, April 7, 2014

Rindge Thursday, March 20 Arrest: At 12:50 a.m., police went to the scene of an accident on Route 119 near Nutting Road in which a vehicle left the road and rolled over. Dylan Leone, 21, of Tewksbury, Mass., was driving his 2000 Jeep Cherokee on Route 119 when … 0

Viewpoint: Awaiting alternatives to the nixed N.H. Charrette plan

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Well, congratulations to the citizens of Rindge. The lynch mob has found its victim, and the Charrette hangs limply from the noose. I don’t know too much about the Charrette, except as I understand it, it was an idea to get people passing through town to stop and … 0

Letter: We lost, but we had ‘our say’

Thursday, April 3, 2014

To the editor: Although the effort to convince the Rindge Planning Board to keep the Charrette as a historical document in the Master Plan failed, I appreciate the fact that the Ledger-Transcript published my request for support at the public hearing.  You gave us the best chance we … 0

Jaffrey: Conant alum Smith leads Bentley to win

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Freshman lefty Kelsey Smith, a Conant High School alum, pitched a four-hitter in the opener and classmate Michelle DeVito followed with a two-hit shutout as the Bentley University softball team won a pair of games March 15 to … 0

Rindge: ‘The Wedding Pact’ screening April 7

Monday, March 31, 2014

Franklin Pierce University will host a film screening of “The Wedding Pact” on Monday, April 7, at 8:30 p.m. in Spagnuolo Hall. A question and answer session will follow the screening with the film’s director, Matt Berman, the executive producer, John Perry, both 1992 FPU graduates, and Scott … 0

letter: Music matters to our kids

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

To the editor: When is the Jaffrey-Rindge School District going to put the kids first? Every year the budget goes up and every year they cut programs. Every year parents need to go to the School Board and beg them not to diminish our children’s education further. We … 0

Editorial: Enrollment issues aren’t going away

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Declining enrollment is the issue public school districts throughout our region are facing. In the Jaffrey-Rindge School District, it’s led to a decision to shrink the music program for the coming school year; in the ConVal District, it has Bennington Select Board members talking and wondering if a … 0

Rindge: Public hearing on Master Plan tonight

Monday, March 31, 2014

At their meeting on March 18, members of the Planning Board voted unanimously to hold a public hearing tonight, April 1, at 7 p.m. to discuss the Plan NH Charrette and the request from voters to remove the item from the Rindge Master Plan Document. Residents voted to … 0

Dog Tales: Punishment works, but should you use it?

Thursday, March 27, 2014

In the 1980s when I first started training dogs, everything was taught through the use of punishment. If the dog moved out of heel position, he got a swift and meaningful “pop” on the metal choke chain. If … 0