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Jaffrey-Rindge: ‘Spice’ forum at Conant High School

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

As the statewide battle against “spice” rages on, State Representative Susan Emerson (R-Rindge) and District 12’s Senator Peggy Gilmore (D-Hollis), hope to spread public awareness on the substance and its effects in the Monadnock region, with a public forum to be held Sept. 30 at Conant High School’s Pratt Auditorium. Spice refers to a variety of herbal mixtures that produce experiences similar to marijuana that are marketed as “safe,” legal … 0

Rindge: Store workers return to jobs

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

RINDGE — After weeks of empty shelves, scant customers and part-time staff layoffs, Market Basket is back to normal, according to Rindge store manager Bill Dube. In fact, Dube said business has been even better than it once was, in the weeks since the announcement that Arthur T. Demoulas is back in charge … 0

Achievement: Achievement

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Massachusetts Lowell: Benjamin Blais of New Ipswich, majoring in computer science; Emery Doucet of Mason, majoring in physics; and Stephen Ganoe of Rindge, majoring in mechanical engineering. To make the list students must have completed no fewer than 12 graded credits for the semester and earned … 0

Letter: Writer missed my meaning

Thursday, August 28, 2014

To the editor: A letter of Aug. 26 was critical of my ideas on educational funding expressed in an earlier viewpoints. My critic misunderstood my position. He accuses me of opposing funding for special needs students. I specifically wrote, “Some students need special education...” I criticized our state … 0

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 … 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 … 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 … 0

Editorial: Collaboration is the key to survival

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The Monadnock region is rich in its commitment to education and the arts. It’s a place where people have long come for training and praxis in the theater, visual arts, music, as well as humanities. Close to 70 years ago, the Sharon Arts Center was incorporated with a … 0

Letter: Voting rights need our attention

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

To the editor: I had no idea when I asked my town moderator to do an election night hand count of one of two federal races in November 2010, I would discover what I have outlined in court documents filed recently in Cheshire Superior Court. (Search for Protect … 0

Viewpoint: What’s new in New Hampshire health care

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Since July 1, many New Hampshire residents have a new health insurance option. The New Hampshire Health Protection Program will provide coverage to thousands of our neighbors, friends and family members. For many, peace of mind means getting coverage for preventive care such as regular check ups. It … 0

Rindge: Birge resigns from FPU

Monday, August 25, 2014

Franklin Pierce University President of five years James Birge announced Thursday he is resigning his post. Birge has said he will stay on through the next school year, in order to ease the transition process, according to a … 0

Rindge: Store fined for sales of synthetics

Monday, August 25, 2014

A Rindge store has been charged a $2,500 fine by the state’s Liquor Commission, after two violations related to the sale of packets of synthetic chemicals containing banned substances, according to Liquor Commission officials. In an interview Friday, … 0

Rindge: Social Security, ISIL, immigration debated

Monday, August 25, 2014

RINDGE — Six Republican U.S. Senate hopefuls squared off on Thursday during the Monadnock Debates, with heated exchanges between candidates Bob Smith and Andy Martin passing across the podium at several points throughout the night. Mark Farnham of … 0