Rindge: Officer Tom Horne returning to force

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

RINDGE — After serving for over a year at the New Ipswich Police Department, Police Officer Thomas Horne is returning to Rindge, where he got his start in law enforcement. Originally leaving for a full-time position in New Ipswich on December 31, 2013, Horne will be returning to the Rindge Police Department full-time on March 22, 2015. “It feels like I’m coming home,” said Horne. “I left on good terms … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Board sets graduation date

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

RINDGE — The School Board unanimously approved two key scheduling decisions at Monday’s meeting, one setting a graduation date for Conant High School and the other moving two teacher workshops to the end of the school year, in order to push the last day of school up to June 19. The changes allow … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District: Parents support retiring principal

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

RINDGE — It was a full crowd at the Rindge Memorial School cafeteria on Monday as a wealth of residents, teachers, and others came to show their support for retiring principal Jurg Jenzer, who announced his retirement in a letter to the district on Feb. 16. Those in support of Jenzer took time to speak, both during and after the School Board meeting, … 0

Peterborough: Gents bow, ladies know how

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The late Bob McQuillen of Peterborough was a longtime teacher at ConVal, as well as a larger-than-life figure in the contra dance world. He is known for his music, and for passing on his love of it to … 0

Franklin Pierce: Ravens win on Senior Night

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Junior Tyler Iacuone helped send his senior teammates home with a win on Wednesday night, as his last-second three-pointer lifted the Franklin Pierce University Men’s Basketball team over the Bentley University Falcons by a final score of 85-84. Senior Ryen Vilmont finishes his career with a 25 point … 0

Roundup: Warriors lose battle of two top-four teams

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

WLC boys’ basketball The Warriors lost a battle with Epping on Tuesday night, 57-53. “It was nip and tuck all the way,” said Warriors coach Ken Garnham after the game. DIV Player of the Year candidate Jordan Litts dropped 21 points in the loss, outscored only by Epping … 0

Running: Traffie, McGurk tops in fourth Chiller

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Here are the results of the fourth Monadnock Milers Winter Chiller road race. Held on Saturday, the race started and finished at the BeFit Fitness Center in New Ipswich. The below zero weather didn’t keep the runners away. … 0

Franklin Pierce: Ravens host playoff game

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The Franklin Pierce University women’s basketball team will open postseason play on Sunday afternoon, when the Ravens play host to Southern Connecticut State at 3 p.m. in The Fieldhouse in Rindge, in the quarterfinal round of the 2015 Northeast-10 Conference Championship. Tickets for the game are $8 for … 0

Rindge Budget Advisory Committee: Questioning expenditures the focus

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Kale L. Stenersen* Occupation: Kitchen design, sales, Triumph Interiors Inc., Rindge Time living in town: 27 years Previously elected offices: Budget Advisory Committee Other Qualifications: Fiscally responsible, attentive to detail, number cruncher, common cense What are two issues … 0

Viewpoints: Actions to address climate change

Friday, February 20, 2015

Weather related disaster costs have risen from an average of $50 billion per year in the 1980s to over $200 billion per year in the last decade, according to the World Bank. We are playing warming roulette, putting … 0

Letter: Say yes to energy upgrades in voting

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

To the editor: This year, the voters of Rindge will again be asked to approve an investment in the town’s energy-saving program. In the past three years investments made in upgrading town facilities have already almost fully paid for themselves. The details of those expenses and returns are … 0

Viewpoint: The New Hampshire ‘Sophie’s Choice’

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

“Sophie’s Choice” is the 1982 film that brought Meryl Streep her first Academy Award for Best Actress. The movie tells the story of a woman forced to make an impossibly difficult choice, in a no-win situation. Many New Hampshire communities are facing their own “Sophie’s Choice”: Pay for … 0

Rindge: Man convicted of sexual assault asks for new trial

Monday, February 23, 2015

A Rindge man convicted in 2014 of sexually assaulting a pre-teen girl several times over the course of a year is now seeking a new trial. Jason Czekalski, 52, of Rindge is currently serving a 40 to 80 year sentence for sexual assault, aggravated sexual assault, felonious sexual … 0