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Jaffrey: How to declutter explained Friday

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

A spring organizing program, “What to do with All this Stuff?” will be held at the Jaffrey Civic Center, on April 25, from 10-11:30 a.m. Professional organizers Donna and Richard Barbalato from “Bee Organized” will present attendees with tips and solutions to help homeowners tackle their organizational and decluttering problems. Ideas addressing ways to decide what items to let go of and how to dispose of them will also be … 0

jaffrey: Learn about tea, April 27

Monday, April 21, 2014

A tea class and tasting followed by a full British-styled cream tea will be held at the Benjamin Prescott Inn on Sunday at 1 p.m. Insight into all things tea will be provided — how it’s grown, where it’s harvested and cultivated and why it matters. Participants will learn the difference between a … 0

Jaffrey: Roadside cleanup session starts Saturday

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce & the Town of Jaffrey will be having our annual Spring Roadside Clean-up which is scheduled for April 26 through May 3.   If you would like to volunteer and sign up for a particular area, please contact Becky at the Jaffrey Chamber of … 0

Jaffrey: Motorcycle Poker Run back with twist

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce Annual Motorcycle Poker Run will be held this year as Rally ‘Round Monadnock. Still a ride through the beautiful Monadnock area, but this year, riders will participate in a sort of “virtual scavenger hunt.” Rather than collecting playing cards, the riders will use … 0

Birth announcement: Namey here and name here

Monday, April 21, 2014

Born At Monadnock Community Hospital, Peterborough: BROWN: A boy, Bentley James weighing 9 pounds, 19.5 ounces, to Samuel and Cassie (Cook) Brown of Keene, March 18, 2014. He joins sister Jamie. Grandparents are Jim and Dianne Cook of Jaffrey. Great-grandparents are James Cook of Jaffrey and Janet Shea … 0


Monday, April 21, 2014

Ethan Ley of Jaffrey will present research at the 38th annual Beloit College Student Symposium on Thursday, April 17. The title of the research is Community Oral History with Latinos in Beloit, Wisc. Symposium Day at Beloit College is an academic forum at which students publicly present their … 0

Letter: Investment is worth the cost

Thursday, April 10, 2014

To the editor: We extend a big ‘thank you’ to the Jaffrey-Rindge School Board for restoring district funding for the SAU 47 portion of the QUEST program. We were pleased and relieved that the board recognized the importance of QUEST and the value of this three-way partnership. It … 0

Letter: You took care of her well

Friday, April 18, 2014

To the editor: I wish to thank all who helped and supported my wife, Jo Ann Harvey Austin, during her recent illness and in her final days. At the risk of missing an important contribution, I wish to specifically recognize the Jaffrey ambulance squad and Jaffrey Police Department … 0

Jaffrey: Head-on collision sends two drivers to hospital

Monday, April 21, 2014

A head-on collision between on Mountain Road in Jaffrey on Thursday morning sent both drivers to the hospital. Both suffered ankle injuries. According to police reports, an eastbound Mazda Miata, driven by Richard Dwinell of Fitzwilliam, skidded out … 0

Region: Pitching in for Earth Day

Monday, April 21, 2014

The snowbanks are melting, receding from the roadsides and revealing the newly-budding grass. And a whole lot of trash that has been hidden under the snow all winter. But those driving along the local roads may be noticing … 0

Jaffrey: Burn permits now required

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Effective immediately, written burn permits are required in the town of Jaffrey for all open outside burning. Burning permits will be issued based on the predicted fire danger classification, local weather conditions and at the discretion of the fire officer/forest fire warden. To obtain a burn permit, contact … 0

Jaffrey: Local business leaders honored

Friday, April 18, 2014

The Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire will honor local business leaders at its annual business meeting and member reception to be held May 7 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Center of New Hampshire in Manchester. BIA will present the “Above and Beyond” awards to … 0