Jaffrey

Fairpoint employees in New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine are on strike after the telecommunications provider declared an impasse during contract renegotiations.

Peterborough: Fairpoint workers picketing over contract negotiations

Monday, October 20, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A handful of local Fairpoint technicians picketing on Concord Street outside the Fairpoint facility on Monday and Friday are some of the 1,700 employees on strike in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine, after a failed attempt by two unions to renegotiate the unionized workforces’s contract. These employees — part of the Communications Workers of America and the International … 0

Jaffrey: Town hires interim library director after resignation

Monday, October 20, 2014

Just over one year after hiring a library director, the Jaffrey Town Library is once again looking for a new one. In an Oct. 15 press release, Jaffrey Public Library Board of Trustees Co-chair Stephanie Minteer announced that Carol Roberts, the interim library director in Pelham, will become the Jaffrey Library’s interim library director on Nov. 1. Roberts will replace Emily Donnelly, who … 0

Rindge woman flown to Massachusetts hospital after crash

Monday, October 20, 2014

RINDGE — A Rindge woman was in a single-vehicle crash Thursday night, serious enough that she was transported to a Massachusetts hospital, but as of Monday her condition remains unknown. Kim Wheeler, 43, of Rindge, was driving a 2012 Honda Civic north on Cathedral Road in the vicinity of Annett State Park on Oct. 16 when her vehicle went off the road and … 0

Peterborough: Building on giving

Monday, October 20, 2014

Katherine Forrest loves animals, so when she opened her new store Treat Goods in Depot Square this summer, she began thinking about what she could do to give back to the furry friends that give so much to … 0

Monday, October 20, 2014

Jaffrey Monday, Oct. 6 Arrest/warrant: At 6:23 p.m., a 17-year-old boy turned himself in a warrant for theft by unauthorized taking. He was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with a Nov. 6 court date at 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. Complaint: At 6:40 p.m., a Jaffrey man went to … 0

Letters: Thanks, Cyndy, for your dedication

Thursday, October 2, 2014

On behalf of the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce, past presidents and current Board of Directors, we would like to recognize and say a “Thank You” to Cyndy Burgess for all of the years that she was the chairperson for the Jaffrey Festival of Fireworks. Cyndy did an outstanding … 0

Letters: Remembering a special person

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

To the editor: Five years ago this month the community lost a special person, friend, coworker and family member, Stephen Krause. A tragic accident took the lives of four special people in just a few moments. With the recent celebration of the Columbus Day weekend and the celebrations … 0

Viewpoint: Negative ads based on fear

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

I find negative campaigning to be a fascinating topic and look forward to its arriving in the mail and appearing on television political ads. They are interesting, in a bad sort of way, as a form of vicious propaganda. Negative ads make me reflective on how they were … 0

Letters: Give them your support

Friday, October 17, 2014

To the editor: Recently we saw on the news that New Hampshire has the highest rate of breast cancer in the nation. Many of you probably know someone who has breast cancer and is fighting the fight. As I go through my own fight, I have had amazing … 0

Letters: ‘She talk with forked tongue’

Friday, October 17, 2014

To the editor: Marilinda Garcia’s opponent in the primaries, Gary Lambert, accused her of wanting amnesty for illegal aliens. She called him a liar. When pressed in the Manchester TV Channel 9 primary debates, she said illegal aliens should have a path to citizenship. In other words, another … 0

Jaffrey / Rindge: Candidate files election complaint

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

A state representative candidate from Rindge has filed a complaint with the N.H. Attorney General’s Office, alleging that a website designed to attack her is violating voting laws. When Internet browsers saw the link to www.electpatmartin.com, they likely thought the site was advocating for the election of Rindge … 0

ConVal/Conant/Mascenic: Students get a taste of manufacturing during site tours

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Two groups of students visited local companies on Sept. 30, as part of National Manufacturing Day 2014 events. These events were sponsored statewide by the New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Partnership. More than 30 students from ConVal and Conant … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Tell Me A Story’ opens Friday

Monday, October 6, 2014

An juried exhibit entitled “Tell Me a Story,” sponsored by the New Hampshire Chapter of the Women’s Caucus for Art, will be showing at the Jaffrey Civic Center beginning Friday. Juror’s choice awards will be presented for first, … 0