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Students from the Jaffrey Rindge school district participated in SAIL camp for the week of July 14.

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 camp at COnant High School. SAIL camp offered 10 different clubs — five in the morning, and five in the afternoon — … 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 when the district’s proposed budget failed at the polls. Rindge voters made the difference, voting … 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 day, with a cost of $25. Pre-registration is open online and is $20. The first … 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

Jaffrey: Movie and pizza at Jaffrey Woman’s Club

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

“The Magnificent Seven” will be screened at the Jaffrey Woman’s Club tonight at 7 p.m., as the eighth annual free summer movie nights continues. “The Magnificent Seven,” with an all-star cast including Yul Brynner and Steve McQueen, is the Western remake of “Seven Samurai.” The film tells the … 0

Jaffrey: 98th Annual First Church Fair, Aug. 6

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The 98th Annual First Church in Jaffrey Fair will be held on Aug. 6 from 1 to 4 p.m. The fair will be held in the church, at the adjacent meetinghouse, in the horse sheds and on the common. Admission is free. There will be a silent auction, … 0

Jaffrey: Northern Stone concert on common

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Northern Stone, rescheduled from stormy weather July 2, will be performing a free concert at the gazebo on the common Saturday from 6-8 p.m. The concert will included as part of the Riverfest activities, which begins at 10 a.m. The concert will be accompanied by an ice cream … 0

Jaffrey: Film, experiments at the library

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The final film in the summer film series for children will be Disney’s “Journey to the Center of the Earth,” screening Tuesday, July 29, at 1:30 p.m. at the Jaffrey Public Library. All ages are invited to come watch this family adventure film, which is based on the … 0

Editorial: CEO firing pits people vs. profits

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

In the world of retail stores — and, some would argue, in every universe we currently exist within — the almighty dollar rules. That appears to be the driving force behind the recent decision made by the Market Basket Board of Directors to relieve longtime, beloved CEO Arthur … 0

Viewpoint: Fresh perspective helps family get back on its feet

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

A family of four, including both parents, is now at the Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter. They heard about MATS through their town welfare officer and moved in several weeks ago. They are working hard to keep a bright outlook on their situation and to move ahead. The husband … 0

Jaffrey: Atlas takes heat in Mass.

Monday, July 21, 2014

As Atlas PyroVision of Jaffrey prepares for the Monadnock Festival of Fireworks at the Cheshire Fairgrounds in Keene on Aug. 16, an event that’s being billed at “the largest pyromusical festival in New England,” the company is facing questions about two recent fireworks shows it put on in … 0