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Jaffrey-Rindge: Student goes to primary meet

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The stereotypical American teenager is lazy, self-absorbed and apathetic about politics. But if students from Seth Farmer’s senior civics class at Conant High School are any example, that image may soon change, and senior Alex Dunn could be the poster child. Dunn recently attended the New Hampshire Primary Convention in Manchester, which brought together hundreds of students and nine presidential …

Rindge: Bush’s last push in N.H.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

RINDGE — Presidential candidate Jeb Bush came to Franklin Pierce University on Tuesday to tout his leadership prowess less than 24 hours after a disappointing performance in Iowa. Bush took a number of jabs at Republican front-runner Donald Trump, President Barack Obama, and Republican Iowa Caucus winner Ted Cruz, saying all three are …

Rindge:

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

RINDGE — Fetta Di Casa, a pizza truck, will bring its farm fresh, artisan wood fired pizzas to Route 119 this spring. The food truck, which is going into its third year of business, received approval from the Planning Board Tuesday to build a garage-like structure on Route 119 east of the Sunoco station. Owner Carol Cersosimo said the goal is to be …

CASA seeks volunteers

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

CASA of New Hampshire, a statewide nonprofit organization, trains and supports volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children and to be a voice for these children in court proceedings. CASA volunteers identify and advocate for what is in the child’s best interest in these cases, to help …

Achievement:

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts: Andrew Donahue of Rindge, and Melissa Shaw of New Ipswich, , both class of 2016. To make the list students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 for a …

Graduation:

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

James Bennett Sarles of Rindge graduated from Saint Michael’s College, Colchester, Vermont, on Dec. 18, 2015, earning a Bachelor of Science in business administration. …

Achievement:

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The following students were inducted into academic honor societies at Keene State College: Andrea Doucette of Greenfield, Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the computer science honor society; Brittany Jones of Greenfield, Jamie Bourdon of Wilton, and Miranda Goddard of Rindge, Eta Sigma Gamma, the health science honor society; Mitchell Reynolds …

Achievement:

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The following students were named to the president’s list for the fall semester at Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner, Massachusetts: Tatiana Joaquin of Jaffrey and Danica Sauvola of Rindge. To make the list students must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours with a grade point average of …

Letters: Hiding in the shadows

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

To the editor: I’m writing to let people know something about a well-funded, but shadowy, organization called “New England Ratepayers Association” and a very expensive glossy mailer you may receive in your mail this week opposing net metering for solar installations. NERA is headed by Executive Director Marc …

Letter: Fish and Game should listen

Thursday, January 21, 2016

To the editor: As the Ledger-Transcript wrote in an editorial published Oct. 19, 2015, New Hampshire’s bobcats are “a magnificent animal — not often seen, but much appreciated by those who do get a glimpse.” I couldn’t agree more. I’ve never seen a bobcat in the wild, but …

Editorial: The candidates on campaign finance

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

When Merry Stockwell passed the “Granny D” torch to Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at his Peterborough town hall event last week, it got us thinking it would be good to review all of the candidates’ positions on campaign finance reform. If she were still with us, that’s …

Viewpoint: In politics, support for arts important

Friday, January 22, 2016

I direct Songweavers at the Concord Community Music School. Songweavers is New Hampshire’s original women’s community chorus. Our goal is to build community through singing together. Based on the belief that everyone can sing, Songweavers is a coming together of spirit and heart through music. Begun 25 years …

Moments of Bliss: An experience of loss

Monday, January 25, 2016

I am of the age where I realize that not only my death is ever closer, but death has become reality for many whom I love. If I were observing my 60-something self from the eyes of my …