The Jaffrey Rindge School Board held the first of its summer meetings on July 21, discussing the principle search and school budget.

jaffrey-Rindge Schools: Student-teacher ratio part of budget talks

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

JAFFREY — Jaffrey-Rindge School Board member Charles Eicher spoke at Monday’s Select Board meeting, highlighting his concerns with the cost of staffing throughout the district, while recommending the board explore new budget philosophies. The presentation follows a year when the district’s proposed budget failed at the polls. Rindge voters made the difference, voting 604 to 825 against the proposed budget … 0

Jaffrey: Living with Lyme: a struggle and a success

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

JAFFREY — Not many people would be happy about the opportunity to get back to 10-hour days at work. But for Steve Rigopoulos, owner of Steve’s Lettering in Jaffrey, who spent several years struggling with crippling fatigue and pain brought about by an undiagnosed case of Lyme Disease, finally getting back to business … 0

Letter: Market Basket officials take note

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

To the editor: An open letter to the recently elected management of Market Basket from a customer in Rindge: You were recently elected to replace someone that the board concluded was not maximizing the potential profit and growth of Market Basket. However, he ran a company with a solid base business and the hard-earned trust, respect and admiration of vendors, employees and customers. … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: QUEST program is on for middle schoolers

Friday, June 27, 2014

It’s almost that time again — red shirts are being worn all over town. For the last three years, the red shirts of QUEST have become a familiar sight in Jaffrey and Rindge. The Jaffrey/Rindge Rotary Club sponsors … 0

Court Log: July 3, 2014

Monday, July 7, 2014

Greenfield Police Thomas Belcher, 26, of Greenfield, false imprisonment, $310; possession of marijuana, $310. Heather McCormack, 33, of Greenfield, operating without a valid license, $124. Hancock Police Dennis Gautreau, 49, of Leominster, Mass., operating without a valid license, $124; speeding, $77.50. Jaffrey Police Joshua Lane, 24, of Jaffrey, … 0

Baseball: Cardinals top Marlins in title series

Monday, July 7, 2014

The final game of the Monadnock Babe Ruth Championship Series was held Thursday with the Cardinals completing the two game sweep by beating the Marlins 6-2. Marlins pitcher Charlie Morris went the distance, only giving up two earned … 0

Achievement: Achievement

Monday, July 7, 2014

The following students were named to the dean’s honors list for the spring semester at Franklin Pierce University, Rindge: JoBeth Weinreich of Bennington, sophomore majoring in fine art; Kaitlin Mosher of Dublin, senior majoring in arts management; Caitlyn Durden of Jaffrey, junior majoring in sports and recreation management; … 0

Letter: A look at the new education delivery

Monday, July 7, 2014

To the editor: Wanted: 1,000 students to enroll at Franklin Pierce University and Conval Regional School District. In last week’s Ledger-Transcript, the editor addressed the need for FPU to make some budget changes due to lack of enrollments, increasing costs and need to adjust staff. The editor signaled … 0

Letter: Set straight on weaponry

Monday, July 7, 2014

To the editor: Until I read Russell Bastedo’s column on advances in weaponry in the July 3 edition of the Ledger-Transcript, I had always believed our forefathers fought the Revolution with ammunition consisting of round balls of lead fired from muzzleloading weapons. Now I know they had balls … 0

Rindge: Police seek driver of crashed car

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

RINDGE — Police are investigating a single car crash that caused damage to traffic signs on Payson Hill Road after finding an abandoned vehicle a mile from the scene. Police said they are looking for the driver of a 2003 Dodge pickup truck who allegedly drove off the … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Maki awarded rotary scholarship

Friday, June 27, 2014

Mariah Maki of Jaffrey was this year’s Jaffrey-Rindge Rotary Club’s $2500 Scholarship recipient. The scholarship is given annually to a senior who attended CHS. The scholarship is based on grades and community service. Mariah was the senior class … 0

Engagement announcement: Sarah Larocque — Richard Cooper

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Brenda and Dale Larocque of Rindge have announced the engagement of their daughter, Sarah, to Richard Cooper, son of Heike and Bob Cooper of Jaffrey. The bride-to-be is 2012 graduate of Conant High School, Jaffrey, and a junior … 0


Wednesday, July 2, 2014

HERITAGE CHRISTIAN School Fourth Quarter Grade 8 High honors: Abigail Killmer Grade 7 High honors: Kaylee Stenersen, Jacob Wheeler Honors: Ella French, Kyra Salo Grade 6 High honors: Abigail Johnson Honors: Jeremiah Duprey, Britain Sauvola Grade 4 Honors: George Doremus, John French, Noah Paquin, Cade Salo Grade 3 … 0