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Jaffrey: Scarecrows go up Oct. 11

Sunday, September 21, 2014

TEAM Jaffrey’s signature autumn event, Scarecrows on the Common, will be returning to Main Street on Oct. 11, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost for building a scarecrow is $5, which takes place on the library lawn and town common. All materials are provided. Scarecrows will stand along the downtown area streets for two weeks following the event. Ribbons will be awarded for first, second and third place in four categories — Best Family Crow, Business Crow, Nonprofit Crow, and added this year, Downtown Jaffrey Pride. There also will be family activities, including games for all ages, hayrides, a pie-eating contest, early morning … 0

Jaffrey: Student works on display at Civic Center

Monday, September 29, 2014

An exhibit of artwork by five students of Betty Glass are on display in the first-floor display cases at the Jaffrey Civic Center through Oct. 16. The artists participating in this show are Diana Conrad, Sandy Gemmell, Dolores Gosselin, Gay Hartman and Nancy Massey with subject matter including landscapes, seascapes and still lifes. … 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 business. Whenever I mention the family business, they ask, “What’s flock?” “It’s the fuzzy stuff … 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

Jaffrey: Cutting to the Corps

Monday, September 29, 2014

JAFFREY — A short walk from the entrance to Children’s Woods on Stratton Road, there are a group of people busily working among huge logs of hemlock. The logs have been felled and dragged to their current location … 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

Monday, September 29, 2014

Jaffrey Monday, Sept. 15 Accident: At 3:15 p.m., police responded to Main Street for a two-car accident. According to police, Thomas Ciglar, 47, of Rindge was driving a 2003 Subaru Legacy westbound on Main Street when he failed to see a 2002 Volvo V70XC, driven by Jacob Macek, … 0

Jaffrey: Town pursues grant for solar

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

JAFFREY — With a solar project in Peterborough approved and ready for construction, a locally based solar company has been working with multiple towns on grants for other solar array projects, with the goal of reducing municipal electricity … 0

Jaffrey: Tuesday bridge seeks new members

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The Jaffrey Bridge group will be welcoming beginner players to join beginning Oct. 7. The group meets in the first-floor Auditorium Gallery each Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. There is no limit for enrollment and no cost. To sign up or for more information, call the center at 532-6527. … 0

Jaffrey: Printmaking exhibit at Sunflowers

Monday, September 22, 2014

A printmaking exhibit entitled “Natural Inspiration,” representing two printmakers Soosen Dunholter amd Deb DeCicco, is on display at Sunflowers Cafe through Oct. 13. Soosen Dunholter of Peterborough works in a variety of mediums. For her, working as a … 0

jaffrey: Civic Center preview exhibit for fall foliage tour opens Friday

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

A preview exhibit and opening reception for the Fall Foliage Artist Studio Tour will be held at the Jaffrey Civic Center on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. The reception and exhibit are free and open to all. … 0

Jaffrey: Caroline Hollister honored for service

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The late Walter Peterson, a two-term New Hampshire governor, once noted that every project needs a steamroller. During a presentation of the Jaffrey Civic Center’s Marion Mack Johnson Civic Leadership Award on Sept. 17, David Tower of Rindge … 0