Jaffrey

Jaffrey-Rindge: Student goes to primary meet

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The stereotypical American teenager is lazy, self-absorbed and apathetic about politics. But if students from Seth Farmer’s senior civics class at Conant High School are any example, that image may soon change, and senior Alex Dunn could be the poster child. Dunn recently attended the New Hampshire Primary Convention in Manchester, which brought together hundreds of students and nine presidential …

Jaffrey: Going, going, gone

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Fourteen years ago, when Cyndy Burgess and Cynthia Ingraham pitched the idea for the inaugural Monadnock Arts Auction, it was met with extreme skepticism. There was a void to be filled, with the longstanding Peterborough arts auction defunct, and the duo thought it would be viable to start a new auction in Jaffrey, …

Skiing / snowboarding: Get stoked

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Crotched Mountain is well-known for its extensive series of terrain parks, breeding scores of skiers and snowboarders who can hit the wildest tricks imaginable off the mountain’s plethora of ramps, pipes and other installations. But what does it take to build a park? We caught up with parks crew member Nolan Munroe to …

JAffrey: Fire totals vehicle, JFD investigates

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The Fire Department is investigating the cause of a fire that totaled a vehicle Tuesday night. Jaffrey firefighters responded to a River Street residence at 9:27 p.m., for a reported car fire. Firefighters extinguished the fire in about …

Girls’ basketball: Conant wins 42nd straight

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The Orioles got a scare Tuesday night against visiting Monadnock, as the Huskies hit a halftime buzzerbeater and held a lead deep into the third quarter. But Conant buckled down on defense and outscored Monadnock 20-5 in the fourth quarter to pull off a 51-36 win. Conant has …

Nominations sought for preservation awards

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The New Hampshire Preservation Alliance is seeking nominations for its annual Preservation Achievement Awards. The awards recognize individuals, organizations, or businesses in the categories of restoration and stewardship, rehabilitation and adaptive use, compatible new construction, public policy, and educational and planning initiatives. The deadline for submissions is March …

Jaffrey: First Church hosts ministers in February

Saturday, January 30, 2016

The Rev. Randall Farrara, who reads most of the languages of Biblical times, and the Rev. Robin Lunn, who is inspired by liturgy, are conducting services in February at The First Church in Jaffrey (Congregational/United Church of Christ). …

Scholarships for those in nursing, medicine, social work

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

After a lifetime of hard work, successful farming in the blueberry fields of New Jersey, and sound financial investments, New Hampshire native Samuel Yarnold and his wife, Alice, bequeathed more than $800,000 in scholarship funds for New Hampshire residents. Annual scholarships in the range of $1,000 to $5,000 …

Running: Traffies come in 1-2 in second Winter Chiller of the season

Monday, February 1, 2016

Here are the results of the second Winter Chiller held on Jan. 23 in Wilton at the High Mowing School. The next race (3.5 miles) is in Hancock at the Meetinghouse in the center of town on Saturday …

Jaffrey: ‘A Pastel Exhibit’ by Chris Reid at Civic Center until Thursday

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The Jaffrey Civic Center is pleased to announce “A Pastel Exhibit” by Chris Reid in the first-floor Gallery Display Cases. A native of Jaffrey, Reid is an internationally respected New England artist known for her pastel and oil landscapes. Reid received a B.S. in Art Education at Suny …

Police Logs: Jaffrey - Feb. 4, 2016

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Jaffrey Tuesday, Jan. 26 Motor vehicle accident: At 7:45 p.m., police responded to Howard Hill Road for a single-vehicle accident involving a 2013 Toyota Corolla, driven by Scott Rich, 49, of Jaffrey. Rich was traveling north when he struck a rock in the road. Rich dragged the rock …

Editorial: Our endorsement for the primary

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

We’ve been watching, listening, reporting, and today we give you our endorsement for the two candidates who stand out as worthy of the Democratic and Republican nominations in the New Hampshire primary. The Democratic ticket The U.S. needs a president who can represent a wide spectrum of views, …

Letter: Thank you to Wright Painting

Friday, January 22, 2016

To the editor: With much gratitude, the Jaffrey Civic Center would like to recognize Dennis Wright of Wright Painting, Jaffrey, for stepping up to our call for community service on the occasion of Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service. Dennis very generously provided crew, paint and …