Jaffrey

Concord: Anthem speaks on data security breach in N.H.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Editor’s note: this story is adapted from an article which appeared in Wednesday’s Concord Monitor. Almost four weeks after the insurer disclosed a massive nationwide data breach, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield released an initial estimate on the number of New Hampshire customers “impacted” by the cyberattack: 667,866. That figure, announced in a statement from Anthem yesterday afternoon, includes both current and former customers as far back as 2004. It … 0

Peterborough: Carbon footprint Conversation March 10

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture, in partnership with the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, presents a Community Conversation about Personal Options for Lowering Our Carbon Footprint, on March 10 at 7 p.m., in the Monadnock Center’s Bass Hall, in Peterborough. Energy is always in the news, and there is lots of information about big scale stuff: wind, solar, natural gas, etc. This conversation looks … 0

Jaffrey/Keene: MONIFF preview on civil rights

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

In advance of the third annual Monadnock International Film Festival, special programming in March will feature film screenings and discussions around the civil rights movement. The effort was conceived by MONIFF to honor the 50th anniversary of the sacrifice by Keene resident and martyr Jonathan Daniels, who gave his life to save Ruby Sales in Hayneville, Alabama as a young seminary student working … 0

Peterborough: Gents bow, ladies know how

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The late Bob McQuillen of Peterborough was a longtime teacher at ConVal, as well as a larger-than-life figure in the contra dance world. He is known for his music, and for passing on his love of it to … 0

Roundup: Warriors lose battle of two top-four teams

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

WLC boys’ basketball The Warriors lost a battle with Epping on Tuesday night, 57-53. “It was nip and tuck all the way,” said Warriors coach Ken Garnham after the game. DIV Player of the Year candidate Jordan Litts dropped 21 points in the loss, outscored only by Epping … 0

Running: Traffie, McGurk tops in fourth Chiller

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Here are the results of the fourth Monadnock Milers Winter Chiller road race. Held on Saturday, the race started and finished at the BeFit Fitness Center in New Ipswich. The below zero weather didn’t keep the runners away. … 0

Jaffrey Select Board: Downshifting costs impacts us all

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Kathleen Batchelder* Occupation: Director, Jaffrey Rindge Extended Day Program Time living in town: Since 1981 Previously elected offices: Jaffrey Rindge Cooperative School Board Other qualifications: Former director of TEAM Jaffrey, Jaffrey’s main Street program, former member: Jaffrey Economic … 0

Viewpoints: Actions to address climate change

Friday, February 20, 2015

Weather related disaster costs have risen from an average of $50 billion per year in the 1980s to over $200 billion per year in the last decade, according to the World Bank. We are playing warming roulette, putting … 0

Viewpoint: The New Hampshire ‘Sophie’s Choice’

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

“Sophie’s Choice” is the 1982 film that brought Meryl Streep her first Academy Award for Best Actress. The movie tells the story of a woman forced to make an impossibly difficult choice, in a no-win situation. Many New Hampshire communities are facing their own “Sophie’s Choice”: Pay for … 0

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Jaffrey Tuesday, Feb. 17 Accident: At 10:16 a.m., police received a call from a woman reporting an accident she had been in this morning. Sonjia Muhonen, 20, of Jaffrey stated that at approximately 6:40 a.m. she was traveling southbound on Gilmore Pond Road when a vehicle pulled out … 0

Peterborough: Fairpoint unions ratify collective bargaining plan

Monday, February 23, 2015

A handful of FairPoint technicians picketed on the sidewalk outside the telecommunication provider’s building on Concord Street in Peterborough in the rain, sleet, and snow from October through February. Meanwhile, customers of FairPoint in Sharon and Temple lacked telephone services for two months. The six or seven local … 0

Basketball: Malo scores 41, but Conant gets the win

Monday, February 23, 2015

Eric Saucier’s goal is to have his Orioles hold their opponents to 40 points or fewer. Thursday night, Conant couldn’t manage to keep Raymond’s Colby Malo under 40 himself. The 6’5” center put on a show, draining threes … 0

Indoor track: Haase second in state, sets school record

Monday, February 23, 2015

Conant’s Justin Haase had a big day at the state indoor track championships on Saturday, placing second in the state in shot put and breaking his own school record in the process. Haase’s mark of 50’7” was longer than anyone else from DI or DII by over three … 0