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‘It could be the primary route’

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Groups of residents in Mason and Rindge are beginning to band together in opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that could be routed through their communities, as well as New Ipswich and Greenville. The Rindge Select Board has come out firmly in opposition to the project, while other boards are reserving judgment until expected meetings with the developer of the pipeline can take place. Meanwhile, the developer of the … 0

RINDGE: Teacher charged with DWI in crash

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

A Rindge Memorial School teacher who was involved in a car accident three weeks ago has been charged with drunk driving. Kim Wheeler, 43, of Rindge was charged with aggravated DWI on Wednesday. The charge followed a single motor vehicle accident on Oct. 16 in which Wheeler, while driving a 2012 Honda Civic, veered off the road and crashed head-on into a tree, … 0

Reimers Reason: Just passing through: the story of fracked gas, the Northern Pass, and tar sands in New Hampshire

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

With no east-west interstate and a wild northern section, New Hampshire has long been more of a destination than a pass-through state for human travelers. However, fossil fuels are passing through all the time. Several existing pipelines already carry natural gas and oil through New Hampshire, and many companies want to increase and … 0

Letter: Network neutrality is only fair

Friday, November 14, 2014

To the editor: President Obama asked the Federal Communications Commission to set the strongest possible rules to protect network neutrality as it writes new Internet traffic regulations. He said the FCC should reclassify broadband service to be regulated like a public utility. This would mean that Internet service … 0

Letter: Pumpkin Fest support was great!

Friday, November 14, 2014

To the editor: I would like to take this opportunity, on behalf of Animaterra Women’s Chorus, to publicly thank everyone who supported us at this year’s Pumpkin Festival. Being a nonprofit, with members from all around the Monadnock area, we once again sold a variety of homemade turnovers … 0

Editorial: Take some time before reacting

Monday, November 17, 2014

One inarguable fact of human existence is that people are resistant to change. No matter how good an idea turns out to be in the end, there are invariably detractors when the concept is first pitched. Just think back to those who dismissed the rising new technology of … 0

Rindge: FPU president departs in January

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Franklin Pierce University President James Birge has announced he will be departing from the university effective Jan. 9. Birge informed the university in August that this school year would be his last. Originally, Birge had announced his intent to step down from his position effective at the end … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Jekyll vs. Hyde

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

“Jekyll & Hyde,” a musical based upon the novel “The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde” by Robert Louis Stevenson, is the most ambitious play that the fledgling Conant Drama Club has taken on, explained Director … 0

Peterborough/Jaffrey: Book fair to benefit St. Patrick School

Monday, November 10, 2014

On Nov. 22 or Nov. 23, either say “I Support St. Patrick’s School” or bring in a coupon to the Toadstool Bookshop in Peterborough and all purchases made will benefit St. Patrick School. Twenty-five percent of the purchase price will be donated to the school and purchases can … 0

Rindge: FPU womens’ soccer knocked out of NE-10

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Freshman goalkeeper Casey Cook made seven saves on Friday night, but it would not be enough, as the fifth-seeded Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team was clipped, 2-1, by top-seeded Assumption in the semifinal round of the Northeast-10 Championship at Multi-Sport Stadium. Junior midfielder Paige Radomski scored both … 0

Peterborough: Kitty Rescue at Treat Goods Saturday

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Meet the volunteers and kittens of the Monadnock Kitty Rescue and Adoption at Treat Goods in Depot Square on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monadnock Kitty Rescue and Adoption is a no-kill cat shelter, staffed by volunteers with no paid personnel, committed to the care and … 0

Rindge: Ravens women land 17th in NE-10

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Junior Alyssa Lambert ran a 6k time of 26:58 to lead the way for the Franklin Pierce University women’s cross country team on Sunday morning at the Northeast-10 Conference Championship, hosted by Franklin Pierce. The Ravens finished with … 0

Rindge: FPU mens’ cross-country takes third

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Sophomore Dage Minors finished 17th with an 8k time of 28:50 on Sunday morning to lead the Franklin Pierce University men’s cross country team to a third-place finish at the Northeast-10 Conference Championship, hosted by Franklin Pierce. The … 0