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 from the surrounding clubs and the district are recruiting men and women to become Lions to form this new club. Lions International … 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 to become the base of a walking bridge. Six volunteers are steadily stripping the wood … 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. What are Scott Brown’s accomplishments? William Graf Jaffrey … 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

Jaffrey: Fall cleanup week starts on Saturday

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The Town of Jaffrey’s fall cleanup is scheduled for Sept. 27 through Oct. 4, rain or shine. Help clean up the Town of Jaffrey before the snow begins to fly. It’s very easy to participate. Choose the street, road, park, trail or area that you would like to … 0

Military: Military

Monday, September 15, 2014

Air Force Master Sgt. Sean J. Murphy has retired from the U.S. Air Force after serving honorably for 20 years. Murphy was last serving as Command Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory Functional Manager with Headquarters Pacific Air Forces, Joint … 0

Letter: ‘Absolutism is the enemy’

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

To the editor: Only in the absolutist Tea Party world of Larry Cleveland is Susan Emerson not a Republican. His letter last week shows just how much the Republican Party has been hijacked by extremists. Susan Emerson, I believe, was one of Barbara Bush’s “Silver Foxes” when Susan … 0