Jaffrey

The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board elected to purchase a property located at 30 Charlonne St.

Jaffrey-Rindge: District to purchase Charlonne St. property

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

RINDGE — The Jaffrey-Rindge School District has a purchase and sale agreement in place to purchase property abutting Jaffrey Grade School. Looking at the acquisition as a way to alleviate parking and circulation issues at the school, the School Board unanimously approved to authorize Superintendent Reuben Duncan in a Monday evening public hearing to buy the property on behalf of … 0

Keeping time: Town clock has some stories to tell

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — For 160 years, the four faces of the clock on the Unitarian Universalist Church have watched over Peterborough while a clock agent has watched over the clock. At least twice a year, the clock agent climbs the fusty tower, resets the clock, oils the capstan and marvels at the machine’s longevity … 0

Indictments handed down in three cases

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Four men were indicted in July in Hillsborough County Superior Court in Manchester in connection for various crimes committed in the region. Brett Flagg, 26, of Greenfield, was indicted by a grand jury on the charge of driving after being declared a habitual offender. Peterborough police arrested Flagg in June 2014, following a motor vehicle stop on Grove Street in Peterborough. The habitual … 0

Peterborough: Bob McQuillen memorial dance Saturday

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Students of Bob McQuillen, who was both a legend of New England contra dance and a high-school industrial arts teacher, remember him for his tough, steadfast love. Mr. Mac wouldn’t let you slide by. He wasn’t afraid to … 0

Baseball: Post 11 ends season with split

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

For the third year in a row the last game of the season would decide Jaffrey’s playoff fate. And for the third year in a row, the result would be the same. Heartbreak. Jaffrey started the weekend Saturday … 0

Baseball: State champ Monadnock Babe Ruth falls at Regionals

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The Monadnock League, representing New Hampshire in the Regional Tournament in Winooski, Vermont finished in third place in Pool A losing the first two Friday and Saturday but winning the third on Sunday. They jumped out to a … 0

Achievement:

Monday, July 20, 2015

Elizabeth Dangelantonio of Jaffrey was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Alfred (New York) University. To make the list a student must earn at least 3.5 grade point average. Dangelantonio is a senior in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, majoring in English. … 0

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Monday, July 27, 2015

Haley Goodwin of Jaffrey was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, Illinois. To make the list a student must have been enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student and attained a semester grade point average of 3.50 or higher on a … 0

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Monday, July 27, 2015

The following students were named to the dean’s honor’s list for the spring semester at Franklin Pierce University: from Jaffrey: Nathan Hatton, health sciences; Peterborough: Hannah Anderson, freshman majoring in elementary education K-6 through K-8; Morgan Humphrey, sophomore majoring in accounting-finance; Joshua Smith, sophomore majoring in biology; Rindge: … 0

Graduations:

Monday, July 27, 2015

The following students graduate from Franklin Pierce University, Rindge, this spring: Bennington: Paula Cyr, Associate of Arts in management; Jaffrey: Caitlyn Durden, summa cum laude, Bachelor of Science in sports and recreation management; Nathan Hatton, Bachelor of Arts in health sciences; Hancock: Matthew McGuiness, Doctor of Arts in … 0

Jaffrey: Oils, pastels on display at Sunflowers

Monday, July 27, 2015

The works of Jenny Tibbetts and Karen Evans, two western Massachusetts artists, are on exhibit at Sunflowers through Aug. 25. Working in oils and pastels, the women concentrate on rural subjects and still lifes. The exhibit is open … 0

JAFFREY: Let ‘Balto’ warm your heart Friday

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The final film in the Jaffrey Public Library’s summer film series for children will be Disney’s “Balto.” This heart-warming animated adventure, which is based on a true story about a heroic sled dog, is rated G and runs for 78 minutes. The film is free of charge and … 0

Jaffrey: Widmer speaks on women’s rights in China

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Ellen Widmer, Wellesley College professor of East Asian Studies, will be the next speaker for the Amos Fortune Forum tomorrow, July 31, at 8 p.m. at the Old Meetinghouse. Shan Shili’s trip of 1903 across Russia via Japan was momentous enough to warrant a full-scale, published version of … 0