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Jaffrey-Rindge: Schools OK $700K back to taxpayers

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

RINDGE — With nearly $1 million in unexpected revenue returning to the Jaffrey-Rindge School District, the School Board had to decide how much would be kept and how much would be returned to the taxpayers. In a 5-2 vote, the School Board on Monday chose to retain $200,000 in unaudited, unassigned money to have funds available for emergency expenditures. The remaining estimated $720,580 will be returned to reduce taxes when … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: District purchase policy mulled

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

RINDGE — Who pays for the $15 pizza when Jaffrey-Rindge teachers and administrators are working late? According to School Board member Charlie Eicher, that responsibility should fall on the staff. Eicher recently proposed a policy that would require any district purchase of entertainment, catering, food, beverages or venue rental for a non-student use … 0

Peterborough/Rindge: Back-to-school shoppers think before spending

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

A middle-schooler’s shopping list — two spiral notebooks, colored pencils, two three-ring binders and a backpack — sets a parent back nearly $50. And that’s just the beginning of back-to-school shopping. As the cost of products continues to rise post-recession, retailers here have found customers are walking into stores knowing more than they … 0

Letters: An irresponsible budget veto

Monday, August 17, 2015

To the editor: I’ve had the pleasure of serving District 17 in the New Hampshire Senate this year. The Legislature has worked on nearly 1,000 pieces of legislation, including the state’s operating budget. Among the many actions we’ve sought in the budget which are aimed at bettering the … 0

Letters: The need for a third session

Monday, August 17, 2015

To the editor: I sent an email to Eric Tomasi (FERC’s environmental project manager for the NED pipeline) June 2, making a case for a scoping session in Rindge. My final statement in that email was that I was beginning to feel the regulatory process under FERC was … 0

Rindge: Love words? Stop by the library for Scrabble

Monday, August 17, 2015

Word lovers, rejoice! A new Scrabble group is coming to the Ingalls Memorial Library in August. English language enthusiasts and board game lovers of all ages and experience levels are welcome to join the group, which began last … 0

Fitzwilliam: Learn how to build a wood-fired cob oven

Friday, August 14, 2015

A workshop on how to build a wood-fired oven will be held on Aug. 29 and 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Tracie’s Community Farm in Fitzwilliam. The oven will be built using cob, a material … 0

Rindge: Planning Board to discuss condo association approval

Monday, August 17, 2015

The Planning Board will meet Tuesday to once again discuss the approval of a condominium association at the former Meeting School property. A public hearing on the topic was originally scheduled on June 16, but lack of documentation has delayed a decision by the Planning Board. South of … 0

Graduation:

Monday, August 10, 2015

Kyle Peahl of Rindge was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island. To make the list a student must complete 12 or more credits per semester and earn a grade point average of 3.4 or higher. Peahl is … 0

Farmers Dinner at Mayfair

Friday, August 14, 2015

The Farmers Dinner is proud to partner with Mayfair Farm for its inaugural brunch event on Aug. 30. The meal will showcase local meat and produce from Mayfair Farm and its neighbors. Prepared right on site in its own state licensed commercial kitchen, this will be as fresh … 0

Harrisville: Farm-to-table dinner for Monadnock Farm

Friday, August 14, 2015

Join the Monadnock Farm and Community Coalition for its first fundraiser farm-to-table dinner on Aug. 23 from 6 to 9 p.m. Enjoy an al fresco dinner on the grounds of Mayfair Farm in picturesque Harrisville, featuring locally sourced, sustainably grown and ethically harvested cuisine. Live performance by Blackjack … 0

Rindge: Banghart speaks on leadership

Monday, August 17, 2015

The Cathedral of the Pines and the Jaffrey-Rindge Rotary held a joint event on Thursday evening at the Cathedral of the Pines. Guests speaker was one of Fortune Magazine’s 50 Greatest Leaders, Courtney Banghart, who is also the 2015 Naismith National Coach of the Year. “It was such … 0

An A+ for small biz friendliness

Monday, August 17, 2015

Small businesses in New Hampshire gave the state an A+ for small business friendliness, a significant improvement from its B- in 2014, according to Thumbtack.com’s annual Small Business Friendliness Survey. Complete results for New Hampshire will be published today at www.thumbtack.com/nh/. Nearly 18,000 U.S. small business owners responded … 0