Greenville / Rindge / Mason: ConComs sign anti-pipeline letter

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

A band of 35 Conservation Commissions across the state have sent a letter to Gov. Maggie Hassan, expressing their opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that would be sited through the southern half of the state. “From all over New Hampshire — the North Country to the Seacoast, from the Upper Valley and across central and southern New Hampshire, 35 town Conservation Commissions are standing together to oppose NED … 0

Rindge: Police issue warrant for Town Common damage

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

The Police Department has officially issued a warrant for the driver who allegedly destroyed two benches on the Town Common in July. The warrant was issued for Daniel Antilla, 21, of Gardner, Massachusetts. Antilla will face six charges total: two counts of criminal mischief: vandalism, two counts of reckless operation, and two counts of conduct after an accident. According to police, Antilla has … 0

Jaffrey: Guilty plea expected in heroin dealing case

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

One of two men allegedly caught dealing heroin in the area is expected to plead guilty, according to court documents. Alan D. Wheeler, 26, of Jaffrey is scheduled to appear at the Cheshire Superior Court, Keene next Wednesday for a plea and sentencing hearing for a special felony controlled drug charge. Wheeler has agreed to enter a guilty plea and serve two to … 0

Golf: Jaiden’s Angel charity golf tournament set for Sept. 25

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Jaiden’s Angel Foundation will host its 8th annual Golf Tournament on Sept. 25 at Crotched Mountain Golf Club in Francestown with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. All funds raised go directly toward our charitable mission: providing financial support and services to local families facing tragic child accidents, catastrophic … 0

Running: Traffies on top as Fun Season comes to close

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The final Jack Murphy 5K fun run of the season saw a downshift in numbers as much of the local youth were missing as the high school cross country season has begun. But that didn’t mean the quality of racing went away as Adam Traffie won handily in … 0

Police Logs: Rindge - Aug. 27, 2015

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Rindge Tuesday, Aug. 18 Restraining order: At 8:59 p.m. police arrested George A. Picard, Jr., 39, of Rindge, and charged him with violation of a restraining order. Picard was transported to the Cheshire County House of Correction and held without bail. Picard was arraigned the following morning at … 0

Viewpoint: A satirical look at definitions in today’s world

Thursday, August 13, 2015

This essay is in memory of the American writer Ambrose Bierce (1842-1913), who wrote the first “Devil’s Dictionary”. This dictionary comes with a trigger warning — if you offend easily, don’t read it. Affordable Care Act: Unaffordable health care. America: A democratic republic where five unelected lifetime appointees … 0

New Ipswich: Task Force members resign

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Two members of the town’s Pipeline Task Force submitted hand-written resignations and walked out of a meeting between town officials and representatives of the Southwest Region Planning Commission last week. The meeting was intended for town officials to … 0

Rindge: Town sends out impact letters

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The town of Rindge will be sending out impact letters in the coming days to let residents know their new property revaluations. The Select Board discussed the letters and the town’s revaluation at their Wednesday board meeting. In … 0

Game management challenges facing N.H.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

New England was settled by hunters and trappers; trade in beaver pelts was a principle form of commerce in New Hampshire for nearly 150 years. Wild game was a critical staple for settlers who struggled to sustain themselves … 0

EZ Pass transponders at end of service life

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

A decade after electronic tolling was introduced on the New Hampshire Turnpike System, owners of the original transponders that were sold are being notified by the New Hampshire Department of Transportation that those transponders (tags) are reaching the … 0

Hammers for vets helps the needy

Friday, August 21, 2015

Veterans in need of accessibility improvements or repairs to their home can now access funding to help with the needed work. A new program from the New Hampshire Homebuilders Association called Hammers for Veterans has been formed, and … 0

Jaffrey / Rindge: Teens tops in aviation art contest

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School has swept the state again in the International Aviation Art Contest for eighth graders. This is the 6th consecutive year for this achievement. JRMS eighth graders placed first, second and third in two different categories. … 0