Franklin Pierce University students moved in over the weekend, signifying the beginning of another busy school year.

Rindge: Card: FPU meeting goals

Monday, August 31, 2015

Franklin Pierce University is making strides in finances and student enrollment, but President Andrew Card says that more can be done to improve the school for its students. “We are meeting or exceeding many of the goals that we have set, but there are still financial challenges,” said Card. “I think that the university is poised for success. There is … 0

Rindge: ZBA OKs three variances

Monday, August 31, 2015

Rindge’s Zoning Board of Adjustment approved variances for three projects at its Tuesday meeting. A variance was approved for Henry and Sharon Bock to build a carport/shed at their property at 5 John Avenue. The Bocks were seeking a variance from Article IV, Section B2 of the Rindge Zoning Ordinance, stating that no building shall be located closer than 15 feet to an … 0

What not to say when the kids get home from school

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Five things never to ask your child right after school: “How was school today?” “What do you have for homework?” “When are you going to do your homework?” “What did you get on the test?” “What did you learn today?” You want to interact and make connection. Your kids do too, but not in the same way. You’ve missed them, you want to … 0

Franklin Pierce: Ravens pitcher on international stage

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Rising senior pitcher Tricia Hansen of the Franklin Pierce University softball program represented her program abroad in the 2015 Prague Cup Tour from June 19-29, as she traveled to Germany and the Czech Republic with American International Sports … 0

Viewpoint: Lessons learned from Elsa

Friday, August 14, 2015

Elsa came to visit this summer and left me with some things to ponder. Her approach to life is enviable. She begins every day with determination. A hearty breakfast is a must. Physical activity — lots of it — is essential for her well-being, and if you are … 0

Letters: An irresponsible budget veto

Monday, August 17, 2015

To the editor: I’ve had the pleasure of serving District 17 in the New Hampshire Senate this year. The Legislature has worked on nearly 1,000 pieces of legislation, including the state’s operating budget. Among the many actions we’ve sought in the budget which are aimed at bettering the … 0

Letters: The need for a third session

Monday, August 17, 2015

To the editor: I sent an email to Eric Tomasi (FERC’s environmental project manager for the NED pipeline) June 2, making a case for a scoping session in Rindge. My final statement in that email was that I was beginning to feel the regulatory process under FERC was … 0

Rindge: Love words? Stop by the library for Scrabble

Monday, August 17, 2015

Word lovers, rejoice! A new Scrabble group is coming to the Ingalls Memorial Library in August. English language enthusiasts and board game lovers of all ages and experience levels are welcome to join the group, which began last … 0

Fitzwilliam: Learn how to build a wood-fired cob oven

Friday, August 14, 2015

A workshop on how to build a wood-fired oven will be held on Aug. 29 and 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Tracie’s Community Farm in Fitzwilliam. The oven will be built using cob, a material … 0

Rindge: Planning Board to discuss condo association approval

Monday, August 17, 2015

The Planning Board will meet Tuesday to once again discuss the approval of a condominium association at the former Meeting School property. A public hearing on the topic was originally scheduled on June 16, but lack of documentation has delayed a decision by the Planning Board. South of … 0


Monday, August 10, 2015

Kyle Peahl of Rindge was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island. To make the list a student must complete 12 or more credits per semester and earn a grade point average of 3.4 or higher. Peahl is … 0

Farmers Dinner at Mayfair

Friday, August 14, 2015

The Farmers Dinner is proud to partner with Mayfair Farm for its inaugural brunch event on Aug. 30. The meal will showcase local meat and produce from Mayfair Farm and its neighbors. Prepared right on site in its own state licensed commercial kitchen, this will be as fresh … 0

Harrisville: Farm-to-table dinner for Monadnock Farm

Friday, August 14, 2015

Join the Monadnock Farm and Community Coalition for its first fundraiser farm-to-table dinner on Aug. 23 from 6 to 9 p.m. Enjoy an al fresco dinner on the grounds of Mayfair Farm in picturesque Harrisville, featuring locally sourced, sustainably grown and ethically harvested cuisine. Live performance by Blackjack … 0