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Market Basket shoppers were sparse over the weekend as employee-urged boycotts and shelves empty of perishables sent shoppers elsewhere for their groceries.

Rindge: Market Basket woes continue

Monday, July 28, 2014

RINDGE — Cars in the Market Basket parking lot were sparse on Sunday afternoon. At the same time, just a short way down the road, Hannaford Supermarket’s parking lot was nearly full with shoppers getting their weekly groceries. “It was mobbed,” remarked Hannaford shopper Rick Lund of Rindge. Lund is normally a Market Basket shopper, he said in an interview Sunday, but he and his wife took to Hannaford this week in support of an employee-urged boycott of Market Basket. “The shelves are getting empty. I’ve never seen it that busy. Never, not even when it first opened,” he said, referring to Hannaford. Several Rindge … 0

jaffrey-rindge: Interim deans and principals fill void

Monday, July 28, 2014

JAFFREY — The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board announced plans to employ four administrators in interim positions for the upcoming school year, during a July 24 meeting. Conant High School Assistant Principal Larry Pimental will continue to serve as interim principal for the high School, and Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School Assistant Principal Rob Clark will continue as interim principal for the middle school. JRMS teacher Lisa … 0

Rindge: 4 to be interviewed for police chief

Monday, July 28, 2014

RINDGE — Members of the Rindge Select Board expect to interview candidates to fill the empty chief of police position today. They will be choosing from among four final candidates. At its regular meeting Wednesday, the board announced that among the final candidates, two were selected during a search done by Municipal Resources, … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Summer bookmobile gets rolling

Monday, July 7, 2014

The Jaffrey-Rindge School District will have its library on wheels hitting the road again for the 7th summer. Inside the Mighty Book Bus, which looks like a moving van, are more than 1,500 books arranged by reading levels, … 0

Rindge: Bluegrass festival at the Pines, July 13

Monday, July 7, 2014

A Bluegrass at the Pines festival is planned for Sunday, July 13, at the Cathedral of the Pines, from noon to 8 p.m. Four bands will be featured — Hot Mustard, Tony Watt and Southeast Expressway, Bump Road Band, and Mark Killianski and the Moonlight Ramblers. Barbecued food … 0

Region: Back in business?

Monday, July 7, 2014

Handwritten or printed, taped to windows or on the front of cash registers, a certain type of sign has been springing up around Peterborough this summer, all carrying the same promise: a job. Are these signs tangible indicators … 0

Business Extra: On entering the workforce

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Transitioning from the daily life of a student to the workplace can often be quite daunting and intimidating for new graduates. The excitement of finally graduating, the emotions of leaving friends and family, and starting to stake your claim in the world is exhilarating and overwhelming at the … 0

Unemployment dropping, slowly

Monday, July 7, 2014

The Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau of New Hampshire reports that the unemployment rate in the Peterborough Labor Market, an area made up of 10 towns, including Antrim, Bennington, Dublin, Francestown, Hancock, Jaffrey, New Ipswich, Peterborough, Rindge, Sharon and Temple, rose overall between 2002 and 2012, from … 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