NHBR About Town:Franklin Pierce University

Franklin Pierce University in Rindge has renamed Pierce Hall as Spagnuolo Hall, in honor of Tony and Patricia Spagnuolo, friends of the university. Tony Spagnuolo was president of Eckman Construction until he lost his battle with cancer in December 2011. Eckman completed numerous construction projects on the Franklin Pierce campus dating back more than 20 years. Pictured at the dedication ceremony are, from left, Dr. James F. Birge, president of the university, Patricia Spagnuolo, and children Genevieve and Anthony Spagnuolo, Jr.