Jaffrey

Jaffrey-Rindge: ‘Spice’ forum at Conant High School

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

As the statewide battle against “spice” rages on, State Representative Susan Emerson (R-Rindge) and District 12’s Senator Peggy Gilmore (D-Hollis), hope to spread public awareness on the substance and its effects in the Monadnock region, with a public forum to be held Sept. 30 at Conant High School’s Pratt Auditorium. Spice refers to a variety of herbal mixtures that produce experiences similar to marijuana that are marketed as “safe,” legal … 0

Jaffrey: Poor sales cancels Atlas’ KaboomFest

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Atlas Pyrovision Productions has announced the cancellation of its inaugural KaboomFest Fall Fireworks Festival scheduled for Oct. 11. The event was scheduled to be held at the Cheshire Fair Grounds in Swanzey and would have been the second fireworks festival Atlas put on in the Monadnock region this year, following the return of the Festival of Fireworks in August. August’s Festival of Fireworks … 0

Jaffrey: Six Shooters horse show next weekend

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The Northeast Six Shooters are holding the Northeast Regional Cowboy Mounted Shooting Finals at Mead Brook Equestrian Center, LLC. The dates are Sept. 27 and 28. Cowboy Mounted Shooting is a fast growing sport where mounted riders wearing period 19th century outfits shoot balloons from horseback, testing their speed, accuracy and control. Contestants shoot .45 caliber single-action revolvers use specially-made blanks. Riders must … 0

Letter: R next to Emerson stands for Rindge

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

To the editor: As an unaffiliated voter in Rindge, I have always enjoyed the ability to vote the person and not the party, especially in local elections. I have supported Susan Emerson often, because she understands that all politics are local, with credit to Tip O’Neill, and has … 0

Letter: Emerson works for the people

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

To the editor: There was a letter published recently that I believe contained incorrect information regarding N.H. State Representative Susan Emerson no longer being a Republican. She is a Republican through and through. Even after the terrible way that her party has treated her in the last few … 0

Jaffrey: Chief makes pitch for volunteers

Monday, September 15, 2014

JAFFREY — Fire Chief David Chamberlain is seeking new personnel interested in joining the Fire Department, due to a waning number of active members on the department’s roster. “People’s lives are much more complicated nowadays. Only five of … 0

Jaffrey: Injured hiker rescued

Monday, September 15, 2014

JAFFREY — Fish and Game Conservation officers were called to Mount Monadnock for an injured young hiker on Saturday night. While hiking with a group of Police Cadets from Windsor, Conn., a 14-year-old boy suffered a lower leg injury at approximately 5 p.m., after slipping on wet rocks … 0

Jaffrey: Coalition launches free community suppers

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Sept. 18 kicks off a new tradition of free community suppers sponsored by a coalition of local nonprofit groups. Held at the Parish Hall of the United Church of Jaffrey at 54 Main St., the meal will begin … 0

Jaffrey: Talk about turkeys Thursday

Friday, September 12, 2014

Ted Walski, a N.H. Fish and Game biologist, will talk about “History, Restoration, Ecology, and Management of Wild Turkeys” at the Cutler Memorial Building on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Walski will show slides illustrating wild turkey life history and ecology and answer any questions about the status of … 0

Rindge: Energy company offers online access

Monday, September 15, 2014

Allen & Mathewson Energy Corp., one of the Monadnock region’s energy suppliers for propane gas and heating oil, now offers online account management for their customers. Customers can access, manage and pay bills online through the new Allen & Mathewson website at www.allenmathewsonenergy.com. “We are very excited to … 0

Keene: Seminar on starting a business, today

Monday, September 15, 2014

Monadnock SCORE will present a seminar on “How to Start Your Own Business” today at TD Bank, 122 West St., Keene. The seminar, which will begin at 6 and end by 9 p.m., is designed for anyone who is thinking about or actually starting a business as well … 0

Jaffrey: Teixeira joins real estate staff

Monday, September 15, 2014

Debbie Teixeira has joined HKS Associates, Inc.’s staff of Realtors. Teixeira and her husband, Paul, settled in Rindge nearly 30 years ago. Teixeira worked for many years in the printing business as office manager for a local manufacturer … 0

Jaffrey: Social media workshops on offer

Monday, September 15, 2014

Small business owners and nonprofits are invited to attend two workshops on social media marketing 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sept. 22 and 29 at the offices of the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce, Main Street. The workshops are designed to be hands-on and practical, giving participants a … 0