Jaffrey

The Jaffrey Historical Society hosted an informational meeting Sunday about its proposal to build a replica of the Hearse House in the Village of Jaffrey Center. Residents voiced their worry that the Hearse House would obstruct the view of Mount Monadnock.

Jaffrey: Hearse house location questioned

Monday, January 26, 2015

JAFFREY — Several residents of Jaffrey, concerned about a replica of a hearse house obstructing Mount Monadnock, are urging the Jaffrey Historical Society to move their planned site out of view of the mountain. Residents are encouraging the Historical Society — which plans to build a hearse house to display two hearses from 1868 in the Jaffrey Center Commons — … 0

Region readies for big storm

Monday, January 26, 2015

The Monadnock region, like much of the Northeast, was bracing Monday for a winter storm forecasted to bring blizzard conditions to parts of Hillsborough and Cheshire counties. Yet the attitude throughout the region seemed calmer than in New York City and Boston, which were predicted to receive record levels of snowfall. Chief David Chamberlain of the Jaffrey Fire Department summarized this attitude Monday … 0

Legislating change: How to grow the economy

Monday, January 26, 2015

How to grow the economy? That’s the question on many people’s minds, including our representatives in Concord. Both N.H. House and Senate Republicans are proposing that business taxes be cut. Sen. Andy Sanborn (R-Bedford) is among those sponsoring the cuts in the Senate. SB1 would reduce the Business Profits Tax a half-percent over … 0

Jaffrey: Honky Catz dueling pianos return

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The Honky Catz Dueling Pianos return to the Shattuck Golf Club for a performance on Friday, at 8 p.m. Based on requests, the show goes where the audience takes it with comedy, music and improvisation. Two baby grand … 0

Concord: Small Business Day planned, Feb. 13

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The Business and Industry Association’s annual Small Business Day will be held Feb. 13 at the Holiday Inn in Concord from 7:30 a.m. to noon. The event is an opportunity for small business owners and managers to hear from New Hampshire’s top policy-makers. Topics to be discussed this … 0

Keene: United Way nears its goal

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The Monadnock United Way fundraising campaign is now at $1,755,960, or 83 percent of the goal, according to a report given by a Jan. 21 meeting by campaign chair John Round. While the amount is an increase of $81,289 over what was reported two weeks earlier, $350,274 still … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Two-time spelling bee champion

Friday, January 23, 2015

Seventh grader Trevor Pierce accepts his first place certificate from JRMS principal, Robert Clark. Trevor is a two time winner of the bee and will move on to represent Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School in the state competition in late … 0

Peterborough: Grant writing workshop at The River Center

Friday, January 23, 2015

The River Center is looking for a few detail-orientated people to join a four-week “Grant Writing Mentoring Circle.” Participants will gain experience in researching, writing and proofing grant applications. Completed applications will be submitted on behalf of The River Center. The program will run on Thursdays, starting this … 0

Walpole: Monadnock Menus annual meeting

Friday, January 23, 2015

Monadnock Menus, a program launched by the Cheshire County Conservation District to provide schools and other institutions throughout Cheshire County and the western Monadnock Region with easy access to local foods, will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Historical Society of Cheshire County … 0

AARP offers free tax help

Monday, January 26, 2015

The AARP Tax-Aide program again will offer provide free tax preparation and e-filing in the Monadnock area. Assistance is provided for low- and moderate-income taxpayers who must file a tax return. IRS certified counselors assist all taxpayers regardless of age with special attention given to those over age … 0

Viewpoint: In response to Kinder Morgan

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

In reply to the Jan. 13 Viewpoint piece by Allen Fore, vice president of public affairs at Kinder Morgan, Inc.: Mr. Fore, welcome to New Hampshire! I have a spare winter coat I can lend you. On cost/price and capacity Capacity problems have all their roots in Massachusetts. … 0

Jaffrey Police log: Jan. 22, 2015

Monday, January 26, 2015

JAFFREY Monday, Jan. 12 Accident: At 5:48 p.m., police responded to Main Street at Highland Avenue for a report of a motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival, police observed vehicle tracks in the snowbank leading to a telephone pole. There were plastic pieces around and scratches on the pole … 0

Editorial: Concealed guns demand licensure

Monday, January 26, 2015

It’s clear that the majority of representatives in the N.H. House are in favor of people carrying concealed firearms in the Chamber, with their recent vote to allow just that. But now there’s a movement that would do away with licensing requirements for anyone, anywhere in the state … 0