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Dog Tales: Finding the right dog, for you and them

Friday, August 1, 2014

We don’t get to pick our family members. You are born into a family unit with all the history, traditions, warts and all. But our life partners are selected, carefully hopefully. We watch for red flags, such as abuse or alcoholism. We hope to find a partner we feel connected with, are attracted to, that we have things in common with, one whom we can spend the rest of our lives with, raise children with, vacation with, and grow old together. Selecting a family dog needs to be as careful a selection as finding our life partner; after all, they will live with us for … 0

Out and about: ML

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Back in December, we wrote about Rindge’s John Whiting and his quest to bike the length of the Erie Canal. Well, in June, he pulled it off! Says Whiting: “Some ask why I chose to bicycle the entire length of the Erie Canal. For one thing, it sure beats sitting on my butt...and … 0

Rindge: Williams will receive Fitzwater Medallion

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communication at Franklin Pierce University is proud to present Juan Williams with its 10th Fitzwater Medallion for Leadership in Public Communication on Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. in Spagnuolo Hall on the Rindge campus. Williams, a Fox News Channel political analyst and author, will deliver this year’s Medallion … 0

PETERBOROUGH: MCH joining ACA fray

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Area residents who were interested in signing up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act this year had to make a choice. Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, the only insurance company offering plans through the Affordable Care Act marketplace, did not include Monadnock Community Hospital in … 0

Rindge: Police seeking man who assaulted woman on Rails-to-Trails

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Police are seeking a man who reportedly assaulted a jogger on the Rails-to-Trails path in Rindge on Wednesday afternoon. A lone woman was jogging on Rails-to-Trails in the area of County Road and Route 202 at about 1 p.m., when police say she was assaulted by an unknown … 0

Letter: Misconceptions on Northern Pass

Friday, August 15, 2014

To the editor: Recently, this paper covered a speech made by the president of the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests to the Amos Fortune Forum. One of the issues discussed was the Northern Pass. Unfortunately, the article repeated many of the inaccuracies the Forest Society … 0

Rindge: Restitution order in fraud case pending

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The sentencing of Aaron Olson of Rindge, who pleaded guilty to tax evasion charges in May, has been delayed, as prosecutors and defense attorneys work to complete a restitution order. The order could potentially call for the return of up to $27.8 million to Olson’s friends, family and … 0

Rindge: FPU volleyball receives academic honors

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The Franklin Pierce University volleyball team has been named as a recipient of the American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award for the 2013-14 academic year, as announced Monday by the AVCA. To be eligible for selection, a team must maintain a 3.30 grade-point average. In all, 676 … 0

Peterborough Cop Log: Aug. 7, 2014

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Peterborough Friday, July 25 Arrest: At 1:20 a.m., police stopped a vehicle on Route 101 East near Old Street Road, and found that a passenger, Jarred Warren, 27 of Alstead, was wanted on a warrant issued by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, charging him with non-payment of attorney … 0

Editor: ‘The powerful play goes on’

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Robin Williams touched millions of lives around the world, including at least one Peterborough resident — perhaps more — who appeared as an extra in “Jumanji,” which was filmed in Keene in the mid-1990s. But even if you never shared a set with the famed actor, it’s likely … 0

Rindge: ‘Temporary layoffs’ in Rindge

Monday, August 11, 2014

Nearly 250 part-time Rindge employees have been affected by what Market Basket Manager Bill Dube of the Rindge store is calling “temporary layoffs.” Part-timers, whose work weeks had been dwindling to a trickle of hours in past weeks, according to one employee, came to a complete stop on … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District: Board votes to return $211K to taxpayers, keep $150K

Monday, August 11, 2014

JAFFREY — The Jaffrey-Rindge School District will be returning $211,000 of unassigned funds back to the voters, after voting to retain $150,000 to use for possible emergencies that may arise over the course of the school year. In March 2013, the district approved a warrant article that allows … 0

Jaffrey/Peterborough: Violence prevention organization scales back

Monday, August 11, 2014

In response to declining funding, a trend that has been going on for several years, the Monadnock Center for Violence Prevention has closed its office at 22 North St. in Jaffrey, which had been open one and a … 0