The Jaffrey Rindge School Board held the first of its summer meetings on July 21, discussing the principle search and school budget.

jaffrey-Rindge Schools: Student-teacher ratio part of budget talks

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

JAFFREY — Jaffrey-Rindge School Board member Charles Eicher spoke at Monday’s Select Board meeting, highlighting his concerns with the cost of staffing throughout the district, while recommending the board explore new budget philosophies. The presentation follows a year when the district’s proposed budget failed at the polls. Rindge voters made the difference, voting 604 to 825 against the proposed budget … 0

Jaffrey: Living with Lyme: a struggle and a success

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

JAFFREY — Not many people would be happy about the opportunity to get back to 10-hour days at work. But for Steve Rigopoulos, owner of Steve’s Lettering in Jaffrey, who spent several years struggling with crippling fatigue and pain brought about by an undiagnosed case of Lyme Disease, finally getting back to business … 0

Letter: Market Basket officials take note

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

To the editor: An open letter to the recently elected management of Market Basket from a customer in Rindge: You were recently elected to replace someone that the board concluded was not maximizing the potential profit and growth of Market Basket. However, he ran a company with a solid base business and the hard-earned trust, respect and admiration of vendors, employees and customers. … 0


Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Elizabeth Farr of Rindge was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Endicott College, Beverly, Mass. To make the list a student must obtain a minimum grade point average of 3.5, receive no grade below a “C”, have no withdrawal grades, and be enrolled in … 0

Jaffrey: Man injured in crash had to be extricated from vehicle

Friday, June 27, 2014

A young Jaffrey man suffered serious injuries and was taken the hospital Thursday night after the vehicle he was driving crashed into a tree on Howard Hill Road in Jaffrey, police said. Peter F. Deiana, 23, of Jaffrey was traveling east on Howard Hill Road around 9:30 p.m., … 0

Rindge: Camp Constitution starts July 13

Friday, June 27, 2014

Camp Constitution will hold its sixth annual family camp at the Toah Nipi Christian Retreat Center from July 13 to July 20. The camp program includes classes on our nation’s Godly heritage, U.S. history, the U.S. Constitution, morality and freedom, defending your world view, and the threats to … 0

Senator Gilmour is honored for nursing excellence

Friday, June 27, 2014

Senator Peggy Gilmour of Hollis was a recipient of the prestigious American Association of Nurse Practitioners 2014 State Award for Excellence. She was honored at an awards ceremony and reception held during the AANP 2014 National Conference June … 0

Letter: About broadband debate in Rindge

Friday, June 27, 2014

To the editor: In response to Larry Cleveland and Selectwoman Roberta Oeser’s notions concerning Broadband Internet here in Rindge: I’d like to let you both in on a little secret. While this so called FastRoads project was running lines, so was FairPoint Communications. We have FairPoint’s DSL broadband … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Making the exchange

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

As part of a summer exchange program, 30 teen students from China will be staying in Jaffrey and Rindge in July. The 14-year-old students will attend English as a Second Language courses most weekdays and will participate in … 0

Rindge: New equipment on tap

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

The Rindge Fire Department recently got new air packs, with such features as voice amplifiers and a buddy-breathing system, thanks to a federal grant, according to Fire Chief Rick Donovan. The new Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus, commonly known as … 0

Rindge: Faculty solo art show at Franklin Pierce opens Friday

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

A solo exhibition by Franklin Pierce University faculty member Katherine Cronin will be hosted at The Thoreau Art Gallery in Peterson Manor, June 27 through Aug. 20. An opening reception will be held Friday, June 27, from 6 to 9 p.m. The exhibit examines the contemporary incarnation and … 0

Rindge: Historical Society meeting July 5

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The Rindge Historical Society will be having a summer meeting on July 5 starting at 1 p.m. at the Rindge Historical Societies Museum located on School Street, right down to road form the town meeting house. This will be a special outdoor meeting featuring live music provided by … 0

Peterborough: Cooking demo, Saturday

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

On Saturday, Monadnock Oil and Vinegar will host its monthly Drop-in Cooking demo. Guest Chef Jim Shuel teach the class at 43 Grove St. The theme of this month’s event is “Super Foods with Super Taste,” and will feature a live cooking demonstration and free tastings. Based on … 0