Roundup: Clough throws complete game

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The ConVal varsity baseball team beat Milford 3-2 in the 2014 opener. Senior hurler Ivon Clough threw a complete game, striking out 12 while walking one and giving up six hits. ConVal’s offense was led by Mathias Fressilli, senior, with two hits and two runs scored. Danny Allen, freshmen, had two hits and one run scored. Matt Davis, sophomore, had two hits and two RBI. ∎ The ConVal boys tennis team … 0

Wednesday, April 16, 2014


Court log: April 8, 2014

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Greenfield police Joshua Forand, 26, of New Boston, operating without a valid license, $124. Whitney Horak, 19, of Lyndeborough, possession of marijuana, $560 with $250 suspended for 12 months on the condition of no further misdemeanors or felonies and no violations for serious or alcohol-related matters; transporting an alcoholic beverage, $372; transportation of a controlled drug, charges not carried forward. Dennis Lorden, 21, … 0

Letter: Collaboration in education is key

Friday, March 28, 2014

To the editor: Rick Sirvint made the excellent point that student achievement depends a lot on the community and not just on teachers. The fear attached to limiting school budgets is partly due to underestimating this reality. Education is a lifelong process and much of it takes place … 0

Viewpoint: The Jaffrey-Rindge music program is important

Friday, March 28, 2014

An open letter to Mr. James O’Neill, superintendent of Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District: It is tragic, after the music program has been decimated by the move to block scheduling several years ago, that now that the district is finally moving away from the block schedule, the music program … 0

Viewpoint: Call to attend the hearing on Rindge’s Master Plan

Monday, March 31, 2014

About the meeting tonight, April Fool’s Day, in Rindge: It’s really not a joke.  There’s an important meeting in Rindge tonight.  And I am putting out a plea for people to attend it. It’s a public hearing on whether to remove the Charrette from the Master Plan. I … 1

Rindge: Police chief to retire after 23 years in law enforcement

Friday, March 28, 2014

RINDGE — Police Chief Frank Morrill announced last Thursday that he will retire April 30. Morrill has been employed by Rindge for a decade and has served as the chief since April 2012, when he was named chief … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: Board: No raise for administrators

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

JAFFREY — Jaffrey-Rindge School Board members voted unanimously on Monday to approve most of School Superintendent James O’Neill’s recommendations for reducing the district’s 2014-2015 budget by $477,479 in order to meet default budget requirements. But they also decided … 0

Rindge: Woman’s Club offering scholarships for seniors

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

The Rindge Woman’s Club is offering three $1,000 college scholarships to graduating Rindge high school seniors for the upcoming 2014-2015 academic year. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of need and merit, and may be used for an accredited program at either a two- or four-year college, or … 0

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

RINDGE Wednesday, March 5 Arrest: At 8:40 a.m., Police went to the 8th Circuit Court in Jaffrey to serve a summons arrest to Jacquelin Geoffrey, 25, of Antrim, for breach of her bail conditions. She was already at the court for an arraignment. Police notified the prosecutor of … 0

Editorial: Heading in the right direction

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

An interesting idea surfaced this week at the Jaffrey-Rindge School Board meeting, as board members discussed how to cut spending to meet the requirements of a default budget. Board member Charlie Eicher suggested that perhaps not all administrators should get a 3 percent raise next year. He recommended … 0

Viewpoint: Standardized testing does not measure teacher’s worth

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Would you agree with the following statements about education? The quality of a teacher, school, and district can be measured by objective standardized tests. The primary variable in a student’s success is his/her teacher’s skills. If you agree with these statements, you are mistaken. Based on 40 years … 0

Rindge: Planning charrette removed from Master Plan

Monday, March 24, 2014

RINDGE — Members of the Planning Board met last week for the first time since voters rejected a zoning amendment a decade in the making, which would have allowed additional commercial development at the intersection of Routes 202 and 119. Residents also passed petition Article 29 — 1086 … 1