Jaffrey

Jaffrey Fire Chief David Chamberlain, center, at the scene of a fire on Proctor Road in January 2013.

Jaffrey: Chief makes pitch for volunteers

Monday, September 15, 2014

JAFFREY — Fire Chief David Chamberlain is seeking new personnel interested in joining the Fire Department, due to a waning number of active members on the department’s roster. “People’s lives are much more complicated nowadays. Only five of the 25 guys on our roster work here in town,” said Chamberlain in an interview Friday. “There are currently 20 active members … 0

Jaffrey: Injured hiker rescued

Monday, September 15, 2014

JAFFREY — Fish and Game Conservation officers were called to Mount Monadnock for an injured young hiker on Saturday night. While hiking with a group of Police Cadets from Windsor, Conn., a 14-year-old boy suffered a lower leg injury at approximately 5 p.m., after slipping on wet rocks while hiking in the rain on White Dot Trail, according to a press release issued … 0

Jaffrey: Coalition launches free community suppers

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Sept. 18 kicks off a new tradition of free community suppers sponsored by a coalition of local nonprofit groups. Held at the Parish Hall of the United Church of Jaffrey at 54 Main St., the meal will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will be served by the Steering Committee for the new coalition. … 0

Jaffrey: Talk about turkeys Thursday

Friday, September 12, 2014

Ted Walski, a N.H. Fish and Game biologist, will talk about “History, Restoration, Ecology, and Management of Wild Turkeys” at the Cutler Memorial Building on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Walski will show slides illustrating wild turkey life history and ecology and answer any questions about the status of … 0

Rindge: Energy company offers online access

Monday, September 15, 2014

Allen & Mathewson Energy Corp., one of the Monadnock region’s energy suppliers for propane gas and heating oil, now offers online account management for their customers. Customers can access, manage and pay bills online through the new Allen & Mathewson website at www.allenmathewsonenergy.com. “We are very excited to … 0

Keene: Seminar on starting a business, today

Monday, September 15, 2014

Monadnock SCORE will present a seminar on “How to Start Your Own Business” today at TD Bank, 122 West St., Keene. The seminar, which will begin at 6 and end by 9 p.m., is designed for anyone who is thinking about or actually starting a business as well … 0

Jaffrey: Teixeira joins real estate staff

Monday, September 15, 2014

Debbie Teixeira has joined HKS Associates, Inc.’s staff of Realtors. Teixeira and her husband, Paul, settled in Rindge nearly 30 years ago. Teixeira worked for many years in the printing business as office manager for a local manufacturer … 0

Jaffrey: Social media workshops on offer

Monday, September 15, 2014

Small business owners and nonprofits are invited to attend two workshops on social media marketing 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sept. 22 and 29 at the offices of the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce, Main Street. The workshops are designed to be hands-on and practical, giving participants a … 0

Jaffrey: Friendly Meal set for Sept. 18

Monday, September 15, 2014

The Jaffrey Friendly Meals for seniors will hold a special barbecue at the VFW post on Thursday, Sept. 18, at noon. The menu will be marinated barbecued chicken, grilled hot dog, potato salad, pesto bowtie pasta salad, and chocolate chip cookie for dessert. This month’s Information Station will … 0

Editorial: We expect healthy bipartisanship

Monday, September 15, 2014

We expect a lot of our state Legislators, and part of the expectation is that they will work well with others, even those who sit on opposite sides of the aisle up in Concord. New Hampshire is known for its moderate politics and much of that is down … 0

Letter: I serve all of my constituents

Friday, September 12, 2014

To the editor: I feel I must set the record straight. Mr. Cleveland’s letter yesterday shows us what is wrong with politics today, and what is wrong with Washington. Fortunately, we have always been better than that in New Hampshire. My record speaks for itself. I have a … 0

Viewpoint: Grateful to have been part of the trip

Monday, September 15, 2014

Almost every moment of Project Shakespeare’s trip to England was somehow exhilarating for me. Even in the moments we were unbelievably jet-lagged, I was still amazed by the beauty of our surroundings. We were in Stratford-upon-Avon first, the … 0

Primary results are in, as region readies for General Election

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Democrats Peter Leishman, the incumbent, and Ivy Vann of Peterborough have won the primary for two state representative seats in Hillsborough District 24, which includes Peterborough, edging out fellow Democratic candidate Kath Allen. Gary Carpenter of Peterborough has … 0