Jaffrey

Rindge: Osimo and Seppala are 2014 Citizens of the Year

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Ronald Osimo has been named Rindge’s Citizen of the Year, and Sharlene Seppala is the Young Citizen of the Year. Both were honored at the tree lighting ceremony on Saturday night, following the tree’s dedication. “The lighting of the town tree is a tradition that is over 20-years-old,” said Monika Diab, manager of the Rindge branch TD Bank, which sponsors the annual event with Rindge Athletic Men’s Social Club, or RAMS. “Awards are given out to citizens who made outstanding contributions to the quality of life for the folks who live in the community.” Osimo was taken by surprise, he told the Ledger-Transcript following the … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Final budget review details out

Thursday, December 18, 2014

JAFFREY — The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board continued its review of the district’s proposed budget Monday night, discussing funding for technology, facilities, the district’s Gifted and Talented program and the SAU offices. While the meeting was well-attended, the focus of the discussions was much less contentious than its first session on the same topic, … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: State law requires restraint, seclusion policy update

Thursday, December 18, 2014

JAFFREY — Updates to a pre-existing state law outlining seclusion and restraint regulations has the School Board looking to the district’s own policy to keep compliant. While the school district has had to streamline the recording process of incidents, most of the restraint and seclusion practices in the district will remain the same. During its meeting Monday, the board discussed changes to its … 0

Peterborough: Podiatrist suspension lifted

Thursday, December 18, 2014

A state podiatry board lifted its suspension of a Peterborough podiatrist’s license, after he complied with sanctions levied in a September ruling. The N.H. Board of Registration in Podiatry suspended Dr. Edward Newcott of Pembroke’s podiatry license in September because he continuously failed to adhere to infection control … 0

Jaffrey: Christmas Eve at First Church

Friday, December 12, 2014

First Church in Jaffrey will hold its traditional Christmas Eve worship service at 5 p.m. on Wednesday. This annual event will feature the reading of the nativity story and carols. Gene Faxon, minister of music, will direct special choral and instrumental music performed by Aurora Crane-Pearson, violin; Andrew … 0

Jaffrey: Eve services at United Church

Friday, December 12, 2014

The United Church of Jaffrey will celebrate with a Christmas Eve service on Wednesday Dec. 24 at 7 p.m. The service will include readings of the Christmas story and singing of carols, with a candlelight time of singing at the end of worship and the ringing of the … 0

Jaffrey: ‘A Christmas Carol’ final shows this weekend

Monday, December 15, 2014

The final performances of Project Shakespeare’s production of “A Christmas Carol” will be this weekend. A holiday raffle is being held at each venue with a handmade quilt as the main item. Performances are scheduled for Friday at … 0

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Jaffrey Tuesday, Dec. 9 Accident: At 4:20 p.m., police responded to Harkness Road for a vehicle off the road. It was determined that Keanu Lagrenade, 20, of Troy lost control of his vehicle, a 2014 VW Jetta, due to poor road conditions. The vehicle was pulled out and … 0

Viewpoint: It’s not (only) about the resume

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

This week at The River Center we say goodbye to Donna Brand, our employment specialist. Through our Employment Resource Center, Donna has helped many individuals who have been unemployed or underemployed with resumes, interview skills, help with the … 0

JAFFREY: New manager at Mount Monadnock

Monday, December 15, 2014

JAFFREY — After returning to the Monadnock region from the prairies of South Dakota, Beth Kintz is hitting the ground running as the first woman in charge of the most hiked mountain in America. Elizabeth Kintz of Jaffrey, … 0

Rindge: Market Basket now fully in Artie T.’s hands

Monday, December 15, 2014

The sale of Market Basket to Arthur T. “Artie T.” Demoulas was completed Friday afternoon, after it was announced in September that Demoulas and his sisters reached an agreement to buy the grocery chain from their cousins, and that the sale would be finalized over the next several … 0

Jaffrey: Community supper held Thursday

Friday, December 12, 2014

The free Community Supper at the United Church of Jaffrey on Main Street for December will be held on Thursday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Mildred Cutter Parish Hall. All are welcome to this gathering of … 0

Jaffrey: Givey’s Barber celebrates 10 years

Friday, December 12, 2014

Givey’s Barber Shop is celebrating 10 years the week of Dec. 16 to 19. Owner Christine Morris is inviting the public to stop in for an open house. There will be some free raffles, which will include free … 0