New Hampshire's only female Catholic priest shares her struggle

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

On Tuesday, Franklin Pierce University hosted a showing of the documentary “Pink Smoke Over the Vatican,” which chronicles the journey of women priests. Following the showing of the film, The Rev. Theresa Chabot, the only female ordained Catholic priest in New Hampshire, was on hand to speak to the crowd and answer questions from the audience. Chabot of Manchester has always been deeply involved in the Roman Catholic church. And for a long time, she felt a call to devote her life to the church, but not as a nun — as a priest. The ordination of women as priests is viewed as a taboo … 0

Concord: Anthem speaks on data security breach in N.H.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Editor’s note: this story is adapted from an article which appeared in Wednesday’s Concord Monitor. Almost four weeks after the insurer disclosed a massive nationwide data breach, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield released an initial estimate on the number of New Hampshire customers “impacted” by the cyberattack: 667,866. That figure, announced in a statement from Anthem yesterday afternoon, includes both current and former … 0

Rindge: Acquittal in sex assault of minor

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

A former Rindge man who was charged with sexually assaulting a minor under the age of 13 between 2006 and 2011 was found not guilty last week by a Cheshire County Jury. Scott Andrew Hill, 48, of Swanzey was acquitted of all five counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault in a jury trial … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: SnoMoles hold fundraiser Poker Run on Saturday

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The Monadnock SnoMoles are holding their annual Cookout and Poker Run this weekend. On Saturday, starting at 10 a.m., snowmobile riders can register for the Poker Run at 8 Hemlock Ave. in Rindge, on the backside of Lake Contoocook. Vehicles with trailers can park at the Contoocook Public … 0

Roundup: Oriole girls thump Huskies, still undefeated on season

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Conant girls’ basketball Monadnock gave Conant a good game last time they played, with Conant winning 46-36 on Feb. 3. The rematch on Tuesday night, however, was a different matter altogether. Monadnock scored off the opening tip, and that was it for a while, as Conant reeled off … 0

Franklin Pierce: Raven student-athletes earn honors

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Four Franklin Pierce University student-athletes have been named to the fall 2014 Northeast-10 Academic All-Conference Team in their respective sports, as announced Thursday by the Conference office. Volleyball saw senior outside hitter Catie Swiderski and sophomore middle Aiden Garcia selected, while senior back Gabriela Vieira and junior midfielder … 0

Rindge: Homeschoolers hold science fair

Monday, February 16, 2015

A Homeschool Science Fair was held at the Ingalls Memorial Library on Feb. 13. Students participated on a variety of projects. … 0

Franklin Pierce: Men’s hockey knocked out

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

With its postseason hopes on the line at the Jason Ritchie Ice Arena, the Franklin Pierce University men’s ice hockey team started strong on Monday night, with two goals in the first 10:03. Assumption had other ideas however, and answered with three goals in the second period and … 0

Franklin Pierce: Career-high 30 for Charette in Ravens W

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Five members of the Franklin Pierce women’s basketball team were in double digits to aide in the 97-86 win against New York Institute of Technology on Monday afternoon. Junior Kara Charette had a career high of 30 points, while freshman Jemma Thacker posted a career high of 20 … 0

Viewpoint: Future geopolitical impacts of U.S. in world economy

Friday, January 16, 2015

It is the consensus of leading political figures that the United States will exercise less power in the coming years in nearly every region of the globe. According to Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group, globalization will promote neither American values nor best practices. Although the U.S. is … 0

Letters: About bobcat season in NH

Friday, February 13, 2015

To the editor: In regards to the article on bobcats in the Feb. 12 Ledger-Transcript, please keep in mind that this is the same revenue-seeking, totally dysfunctional N.H. Fish and Game that at one time contemplated “harvesting” mourning doves. Paul McPhie Rindge … 0

New bill tackles NH drug issues

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

State legislators are moving forward with a new bill that would ban the sale and possession of all synthetic drugs, including “bath salts” and “spice.” The bill, SB106, is sponsored by 15 state senators and representatives, and has a sweeping list of chemical compounds and formulas used in … 0

Roundup: Oriole girls beat Vikes, WLC boys lose again

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Conant/Mascenic girls’ basketball The Orioles dominated the Vikings on Thursday night, winning 57-9 at home. Conant led 16-0 after one and 30-2 at the half. Conant’s Eva Hodgson led all scorers with 15 points; Megan Wheeler scored 11 … 0