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Jaffrey / New Ipswich: Motorcyclist killed in Rte. 124 crash

Monday, July 28, 2014

JAFFREY — Family and friends will remember Frederick “Fred” Hammann as a man who got the most he could out of every day. Hammann, 43, a Navy veteran and New Ipswich resident died Wednesday from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Jaffrey on Wednesday afternoon. Some time shortly before 3:47 p.m. when the accident was reported, Frederick W. Hammann, … 0

jaffrey-rindge: Interim deans and principals fill void

Monday, July 28, 2014

JAFFREY — The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board announced plans to employ four administrators in interim positions for the upcoming school year, during a July 24 meeting. Conant High School Assistant Principal Larry Pimental will continue to serve as interim principal for the high School, and Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School Assistant Principal Rob Clark will continue as interim principal for the middle school. JRMS teacher Lisa … 0

Letter: Thanks to all for cupcake event

Thursday, July 24, 2014

To the editor: The Night of 1,000 Cupcakes in Jaffrey, sponsored by the Jaffrey Civic Center on July 17, a perfect summer evening, was a rousing success. Nearly 3,500 cupcakes were admired, chosen, and consumed by a crowd of more than 1,500 eager eaters. The Cupcake Committee and the Directors and Incorporators of the Civic Center would like to thank our many creative … 0

Jaffrey: Kayak up for raffle for Team Jaffrey

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Thanks to a generous donation from Pelletier’s Sport Shop, TEAM Jaffrey is excited to announce their summer Kayak benefit raffle. This is the 15th year that TEAM has been the beneficiary of proceeds from the kayak raffle offered … 0

Jaffrey: Annual First Church fair takes place Aug. 6

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The First Church in Jaffrey fair will transform its red brick church, the adjacent 1775 Meetinghouse, the Horsesheds and the Jaffrey Center Common, rrom 1 to 4 p.m. on Aug. 6. These historic sites become a magical bazaar of treasures and a carnival of children’s games. Admission is … 0

Letter: Candidate on his bid for N.H. Senate

Monday, July 28, 2014

To the editor: My name is Lee Nyquist and I want to represent you in the New Hampshire State Senate. I know I have the experience, the ability, and the values to be a passionate advocate for the people of this region and of this state. As a … 0

Jaffrey: St. Pat’s students keep it green

Monday, July 28, 2014

Students and teachers at Saint Patrick School are among the top lunch kit collectors in New Hampshire for the Lunch Kit Brigade, a free national recycling program created by Lunchables Lunch Combinations and TerraCycle. Saint Patrick School has kept over 800 units of the traditionally non-recyclable waste out … 0

jaffrey: IDEAS TAKE FLIGHT

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

While most school-aged children spend the hot summer days inside in front of a screen, 58 students in the Jaffrey-Rindge School District’s Gifted and Talented program were invited to spend a week at the Summer Adventures In Learning … 0

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 … 0

jaffrey: Fundraising 5K for fire boosters Saturday

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Jaffrey Firefighters Company will hold the 5th annual Jaffrey Fire Department 5K race on Saturday. The 5K run/walk will be held at 15 Union Street in Jaffrey and is open to participants of all ages and abilities. Registration will be from 8 to 8:45 a.m. on race … 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 … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Art as Lifeline’ topic of Amos Fortune forum

Monday, July 21, 2014

David Leventhal will be the guest speaker for the Amos Fortune Forum on Friday, July 25, at the Meeting House. Leventhal will address “The Arts as Lifeline: Dance, Parkinson’s and Aging Well.” In 2001, the Mark Morris Dance Group began a collaboration with the Brooklyn Parkinson Group to … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Imagination’ is mixed-media show

Monday, July 21, 2014

An exhibit of solo works by Keene artist Bob Askey will be on exhibit at the Jaffrey Civic Center through Aug. 16. Entitled “Imagination,” the exhibit features more than 150 pieces of art in various media including oils, watercolor, colored pencil, mixed media, pen and ink, graphite and … 0