Eli Rivera

Cheshire County Sheriff: Improving communications key

Monday, October 27, 2014

Eli Rivera, D-Keene Occupation: Incumbent Cheshire County Sheriff Time living in town: Keene since 1989 Previously elected offices: Keene School Board/Chair, Keene School Moderator Other qualifications: Sheriff, retired Keene Police Lieutenant, National Sheriff’s Institute graduate, Roger Williams Leadership Institute graduate, Babson College Leadership graduate, U.S. Coast Guard/Army Reserve veteran, Bachelor’s degree, Franklin Pierce College. Thirty-plus years public safety experience. What are two issues you feel are important and how do you plan to address them? The current and most critical issue the Sheriff’s Office is facing is our communications infrastructure. Our area of coverage, because of the terrain, can be tricky. A law enforcement officer … 0

Letters: Campaign lies should be barred

Thursday, October 9, 2014

To the editor: It is becoming more difficult to make an informed decision nowadays, since many people think it is acceptable to say almost anything, true or not, in order to make their point. The most obvious result of such thinking is now clearly obvious in campaign verbiage. Casting anyone who disagrees with you as evil is unfortunately effective, as choices are most … 0

Letters: Proud to stand with Pat Martin

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

To the editor: Mr. Cleveland’s narrative regarding the fake website that was set up to attack Pat Martin has been inconsistent, to say the least. When the story of the fake website first appeared, Mr. Cleveland commented online on another newspaper’s website and included the following statement: “Until I read this, I didn’t know it existed.” In his recent letter to the editor … 0

Editorial: Food and farming go hand in hand

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

If you were lost in the woods, would you want a handful of dollars or a handful of food? That question, posed by farmer Ruth Holmes at Tuesday’s Community Conversation in Peterborough’s Bass Hall, is a pithy and profound way to get to the core of both the … 0

Business: A look at trends

Monday, October 13, 2014

Waistlines from Thanksgiving and Christmas feasting will not be the only thing growing this holiday season. Major U.S. retail companies announced expanding their workforce in the buildup to the holidays, according to published reports. And New Hampshire and the state’s southwest corner are experiencing similar growth in seasonal … 0

Real Estate: Q&A retrospective

Thursday, October 9, 2014


Business of health care: Large employers continue navigation of ACA

Monday, October 13, 2014

After a one year delay, large employers are faced with the Affordable Care Act’s Employer Shared Responsibility Requirement, more commonly referred to as “pay or play.” Beginning Jan. 1, 2015, employers with more than 100 full-time employees must offer affordable health care coverage to 95 percent of their … 0

Rindge: FPU’s online MBA in energy ranks 6th in nation

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Franklin Pierce University’s online MBA program in Energy and Sustainability Studies was ranked sixth in the nation by TheBestSchools.org, a ranking organization based in Austin, Texas. BestSchools.org cited the program’s broad academic approach and that students can earn their MBA completely online. Also noted was the program’s accelerated … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: Lions seek members for new international club

Thursday, October 9, 2014

People from the Jaffrey and Rindge communities are joining the world’s largest service organization, Lions Clubs International. The Jaffrey-Rindge Lions club will join the more than 46,000 Lions clubs making a difference in communities around the world. The new club is now seeking civic-minded men and women to … 0

Viewpoint: Operation VETS connect

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Operation VETS Connect is a 100-day challenge concluding Dec. 10 for New Hampshire’s business community to demonstrate support for our veterans and returning service members and to find great employees to fill their vacant positions at the same time. Under the leadership of Governor Hassan, the New Hampshire … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: School Board talks facilities, budget

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

RINDGE — When the Jaffrey Grade School’s building was built, the year was 1938. Franklin Delano Roosevelt was president, the Andrews Sisters and Ella Fitzgerald were topping the charts, and the first ski tow in America had just begun operating. It is both fortunate and unfortunate that it … 0

Jaffrey: Fashion plates

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Rob Stephenson took this picture in the Civic Center parking lot on Sept. 17. … 0

Portsmouth: NH Furniture Masters holding gala

Monday, October 6, 2014

The N.H. Furniture Masters will be holding their grand gala at the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel on Sunday. Furniture Master William Thomas of Rindge will be among the participants. Public viewing of the exhibit will be from noon … 0