The candidates for the New Hampshire State Senate' 9th and 12th districts met Tuesday afternoon at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge for a debate sponsored by the university's Fitzwater Center and the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript.

Rindge: State Senate candidates square off in FPU debate

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

RINDGE — Candidates for New Hampshire’s 9th and 12th State Senate districts met Tuesday afternoon at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge for a debate sponsored by the university’s Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communications and the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript. Present were the candidates for the New Hampshire Senate’s 12th District, Peggy Gilmour (D-Hollis) and Kevin Avard (R-Hillsborough), as well as the candidates … 0

Rindge: Teens vandalize Town Common

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A throng of mostly teenagers covered the center of Rindge in toilet paper, paintball paint, and graffiti Friday evening. They also tore down church and street signs, and vandalized a memorial to soldiers. “The townspeople have come to terms with kids toilet papering the Commons every year,” said Larry Cleveland, a lifetime resident of Rindge. “My thought is, if that’s the worst, big … 0

Rindge: Car crash leaves teen driver injured

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A 16-year-old Rindge girl was driven to a Massachusetts hospital Tuesday after she was ejected from her car that morning. Police declined to issue the name of the girl because she is a juvenile. The teenager’s 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt drifted off the roadway at about 8:05 a.m. She was driving west on Perry Road. Detective Jeffrey Seppala of the Rindge Police Department said … 0

Rindge police log: Oct. 2, 2014

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Rindge Saturday, Sept. 20 Accident: at 12:04 a.m., police responded to Route 119 in the area of Boss Construction, after a 2001 Audi A6 driven by Andrew Berard, 26, of Rindge left the roadway and rolled several times. When police arrived Berard had gotten out of his car … 0

Engagement announcement: Rachael Gridley — Robert Swan

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

George and Charlene Gridley of Rindge have announced the engagement of their daughter, Rachael, to Robert Swan, son of Benjamin and Cynthia Swan of Rindge. The bride-to-be is a 2011 graduate of Conant High School, Jaffrey, and a … 0

Looking back: My family’s business and rooting for Arthur T.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

I know something about dysfunctional family businesses. I grew up in one. My father, Frank, and his brothers, Sam and Bill, owned a factory called the “Claremont Waste Manufacturing Company,” which turned waste textiles into flock. A century ago, the company did 100 percent of the world’s flock … 0

Rindge: Olson sentencing delayed

Monday, September 29, 2014

The sentencing of a Rindge man who pleaded guilty to tax evasion charges earlier this year has been delayed for a second time this month. Olson was originally scheduled to be sentences on Sept. 26, but that date was delayed until Oct. 30, to allow both sides to … 0

Rindge: Franklin Pierce professors, students attend INBRE meeting

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Franklin Pierce University Biology Professors Amy Piispanen and Susan Arruda, along with four Franklin Pierce University students, attended the NH IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence annual meeting in August. INBRE gives professors and undergraduate students access to … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: Newly forming Lions Club seeks members

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Two one-hour organizational meetings for a newly forming Jaffrey-Rindge Lions Club are planned for Oct. 1 and 15. Both meetings will take place at 8 p.m. at the at the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce. After a couple of years without a Lions Club in these communities, a team … 0

Rindge: RAMS-sponsored chili cookoff set for Oct. 11

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The RAMS will be sponsoring their chili cookoff again this year at the annual OctoberFest held in the center of town on Oct. 11. It is free to compete in the cookoff. There is a $5 charge per person for taste testing all the different chilis. Tasters then … 0

Letter: What are Brown’s achievements?

Monday, September 22, 2014

To the editor: In Scott Brown’s latest TV ad he says, “I’ll be an independent Senator that votes for New Hampshire first.” If this is the kind of Senator he is, wouldn’t he still be the Senator from Massachusetts? Jeanne Shaheen’s ads list her accomplishments as a Senator. … 0

Letter: Frank Sterling has my support

Monday, September 22, 2014

To the editor: Voters in Cheshire District 14, a large district covering the towns of Dublin, Fitzwilliam, Harrisville, Jaffrey, Rindge and Roxbury, are fortunate to have an outstanding and experienced candidate for the N.H. House seat: Republican Franklin W. Sterling Jr. of Jaffrey. I personally had the pleasure … 0

Rindge police logs: Sept. 25, 2014

Monday, September 29, 2014

Rindge Wednesday, Sept. 10 Motor vehicle accident: At 3:04 p.m., police responded to Route 119 before Old New Ipswich Road. A 16-year-old Jaffrey boy driving a Ford Ranger pickup lost control of his vehicle, left the road, struck a mailbox near the intersection of Cutter Hill Road, then … 0