Rindge: Town looking to sell land

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Town officials are working to sell some town-owned land in order to recoup back taxes and put properties back on the tax rolls. The town owns 44 properties, according to a recently completed inventory, nearly half of which are used by the town in some capacity. Town officials are in the process of determining which properties should be sold, so that an auction or sealed bid sale can take place … 0

Pipeline: Feeling the ripple effect

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Even though Cathy Lanigan doesn’t live in a town that will be traversed by Kinder Morgan’s Northeast Energy Direct pipeline project, she defiantly displays several “Stop the Pipeline” signs on her lawn on Concord Street. “If I don’t want it in my backyard, why somebody else’s?” she said, citing concerns about the pipeline’s … 0

Mason: ZBA again denies rehearing for Marty’s

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Zoning Board of Adjustment has now twice denied a request for a rehearing from Marty’s Driving Range. Marty’s, co-owned by Martin Ruggiero and his daughter Nicole Ruggiero, both of Mason, applied for a variance last month to hold twice-weekly outdoor concerts at the business, which includes a driving range, a restaurant, an outdoor bar, an ice cream stand and batting cages. The … 0

Track and field: Sands breaks Conant school record at decathlon meet

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Conant track and field athlete Tyler Sands took third place at last weekend’s state decathlon championships at Nashua North, shattering the Orioles’ school record in the process. Sands, a sophomore, won the 400M and the discus throw and … 0

Softball: Paying the price for bucking the system

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

“She’ll get it next year.” Tom Lambert must have heard those words a dozen times before he left last season’s All-State coaches’ meeting. On the heels of one of the best seasons in Conant softball history, Lambert had … 0

Soccer: Chaos FC takes state title

Monday, June 22, 2015

The Chaos FC U13 girls’ soccer team, based out of Rindge, won the New Hampshire Soccer League state title over the weekend in Pembroke. Chaos entered the tournament as the No. 3 seed. The quarterfinal game was against … 0

Babe Ruth: Pirates move on with win over Marlins

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The Pirates beat the Marlins in the Jaffrey Babe Ruth playoffs Tuesday night, 10-1. Connor Close opened the game with a base hit to left and scored on an Aaron Fletcher double. Logan Hampsey knocked in Fletcher on the very next play giving the Pirates an early 2-0 … 0

Viewpoint: When it comes to war, there are no simple answers

Monday, June 15, 2015

Although as numerous as the stars, Republican presidential candidates all seemed stumped by one question: “Knowing what you know now, would you have supported the invasion of Iraq in 2003?” Although the question is absurd, a candidate’s response reveals his level of historical understanding. This question is absurd … 0

Police Logs: Rindge - June 25, 2015

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Rindge Tuesday, June 16 Motor vehicle accident/arrest: At 5:40 p.m., police responded to the North of the Border parking lot on Route 202 where a 2006 Chevy Cobalt, driven by Lorenzo Sordoni, 33, of Winchendon, Massachusetts ,and a 2004 Ford F-350, driven by Vincent Olsen, 28, of Rindge, … 0

Letters: School district is in good hands

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

To the editor Congratulations to the Jaffrey-Rindge School District on Conant High School being named one of the best schools in New Hampshire. Congratulations also to Reuben Duncan on being hired as the new superintendent for our school district. Last but not least, congratulations to Jim O’Neill on … 0

Antrim/New Ipswich: Project Search opens up a world of possibilities

Monday, June 22, 2015

Cynthia Vaillancourt wanted Laurie, her 32-year-old daughter, to come out of her shell. Laurie, who has a developmental disability, spent much of the last 11 years inside in their ranch-style house in New Ipswich, listening as her father … 0

Peterborough: Nursing home seeks funding

Monday, June 22, 2015

After the Scott-Farrar nursing home’s plans to build a larger, more modern facility fell through in the fall, the nursing home closed in April, citing financial reasons. But a pending loan has revived the century-old organization. Scott-Farrar hopes to resume the $15 million construction project if it can … 0

Rindge: Truck event to raise funds for injured logger

Monday, June 22, 2015

On a frigid afternoon in January, Paul “Bubsy” Jones was in desperate need of help. It was around 4 p.m. and Jones was getting ready to go home after a full day of logging, when he decided to … 0