Rindge

Jaffrey: Injured, lost hikers rescued

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

N.H. Fish and Game Conservation Officers were kept busy with two rescues, one after the other, at Mount Monadnock on Tuesday afternoon and evening, according to a press release issued Wednesday afternoon by Conservation Officer Jonathan M. DeLisle. At 3:11 p.m., Fish and Game was called for report of a hiker in need of assistance who had sustained a lower leg injury. The victim, Jocelyn Frain, 32, of Hinsdale, was … 0

Letter: Book discussions an opportunity

Friday, August 15, 2014

To the editor: A reader’s treat awaits at the Ingalls Memorial Library in Rindge. Once a month, readers are invited to meet for a book group discussion on the classics, led by Marcia Breckenridge. What makes this group so interesting and fun is Marcia. She is a retired teacher of British and American literature. She brings us the background of the book and … 0

Letter: Thanks for a great festival season

Friday, August 22, 2014

To the editor: The Monadnock Music Board of Trustees would like to express our gratitude for a successful 49th Festival Season. First, there is lots of thanks to be given to all of those great people who made this year such a success: to our staff, headed by our managing director, Christopher Sink; to our festival manager, Helen Titchener, whose efficiency and focus … 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

Viewpoint: School — let’s talk about how to pay for it

Friday, August 8, 2014

The most significant issue confronting education is how to pay for it. New Hampshire’s average household income peaked in 2007 at $69,000 and in 2012 was $63,280. We have fewer students in the schools, an aging population, most retirees living on fixed incomes, unemployed, underemployed and an increasing … 0

Letter: My vote is for Dave Wheeler

Friday, August 8, 2014

To the editor: There are two Republicans running for the New Hampshire Executive Council District 5 seat — which is currently held by Councilor Debora Pignatelli — in the upcoming primary on Sept. 9. After a quick check, I found that one of them, Steve Hattamer of Hollis, … 0

Jaffrey: Home front

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Imagine being born and raised in a small town in the Monadnock region, growing up with the lofty dream of becoming one of the few, the proud — the Marines. Imagine graduating from high school, saying goodbye to … 0

Rindge: ‘Lighthouse’ changes hands

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

RINDGE — Locals have long referred to the intersection of Routes 119 and 202 as “Fogg’s Corner,” in honor of Fogg’s Mini-Mart, which has been an institution there for 60 years. Some may soon be calling it something … 0

Rindge: Candidates set to debate at FPU

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

A series of debates to be held at Franklin Pierce University in coming weeks will bring some state and national political candidates to Rindge to discuss their platforms and answer the tough questions. The Monadnock Debates, co-sponsored by the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, New Hampshire Public Radio and FPU’s Fitzwater … 0

rindge: Meeting House Stage open mics raise funds for Historical Society

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Thanks to proceeds from The Rindge Meeting House Stage, the Rindge Historical Society has been able to purchase a helicon stand in addition to putting $2,500 toward paper and textile conservation. “The Historical Society has a very tight, limited budget — it’s nice to be able to contribute,” … 0