Jaffrey

jaffrey: Local man spends wild semester roughing it in Chile

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Jaffrey resident Ted Schiele was already “not feeling” his next semester of classes at The University of Vermont, when his friends told him about an incredible opportunity for adventure. After what Schiele refers to as a simple process — “a small application, with a couple essays” — he was accepted into the National Outdoor Leadership School and on a plane … 0

Dog Tales: Finding the right dog, for you and them

Friday, August 1, 2014

We don’t get to pick our family members. You are born into a family unit with all the history, traditions, warts and all. But our life partners are selected, carefully hopefully. We watch for red flags, such as abuse or alcoholism. We hope to find a partner we feel connected with, are attracted … 0

Jaffrey/Peterborough: Early Learning Center holding shoe drive

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Monadnock Community Early Learning Center is conducting a shoe collection drive through Oct. 31 to raise funds for their Childcare Center while benefiting microenterprise ventures in developing nations and keeping old shoes out of local landfills. Individuals can help by donating gently worn, used shoes at the Monadnock Community Learning Center or at the following drop off locations: Jaffrey: Chamber of Commerce, Belletetes, … 0

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Jaffrey Wednesday, Aug. 20 Arrest: At 8:40 a.m., as a result for being stopped for speeding, Kyle Brown, 21, of Fitzwilliam was arrested and charged with driving after revocation or suspension and speeding. There was also an electronic bench warrant out on him. He was held until his … 0

Court log, Sept. 2, 2014

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Greenfield Michael Shatney, 22, Antrim, driving after suspension, $310 fine. Jaffrey Joshua Blanchette, 32, Jaffrey, failure to keep right, complaint placed on file with guilty finding. Jason Eddy, 32, Jaffrey, theft by deception, commitment to the House of Correction for 120 days, served by two consecutive weekends from … 0

Letter: Writer missed my meaning

Thursday, August 28, 2014

To the editor: A letter of Aug. 26 was critical of my ideas on educational funding expressed in an earlier viewpoints. My critic misunderstood my position. He accuses me of opposing funding for special needs students. I specifically wrote, “Some students need special education...” I criticized our state … 0

Jaffrey: Injured, lost hikers rescued

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

N.H. Fish and Game Conservation Officers were kept busy with two rescues, one after the other, at Mount Monadnock on Tuesday afternoon and evening, according to a press release issued Wednesday afternoon by Conservation Officer Jonathan M. DeLisle. At 3:11 p.m., Fish and Game was called for report … 0

Jaffrey: Firehouse museum open house features historic equipment

Friday, August 22, 2014

The newly painted red doors of Monadnock 4 were swung open last Saturday afternoon for an Open House at the Jaffrey Historical Society’s firehouse museum on Route 124 in Jaffrey Center. Once an active fire station for the … 0

Letter: Book discussions an opportunity

Friday, August 15, 2014

To the editor: A reader’s treat awaits at the Ingalls Memorial Library in Rindge. Once a month, readers are invited to meet for a book group discussion on the classics, led by Marcia Breckenridge. What makes this group so interesting and fun is Marcia. She is a retired … 0

Letter: Thanks for a great festival season

Friday, August 22, 2014

To the editor: The Monadnock Music Board of Trustees would like to express our gratitude for a successful 49th Festival Season. First, there is lots of thanks to be given to all of those great people who made this year such a success: to our staff, headed by … 0

Letter: Thanks for your support with fair

Friday, August 22, 2014

To the editor: The 98th Annual First Church in Jaffrey Fair and the Children’s Fair were a great success on Aug. 6. The First Church thanks the scores of people from the community and the church who made contributions of items and who volunteered to work on the … 0

Editorial: Collaboration is the key to survival

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The Monadnock region is rich in its commitment to education and the arts. It’s a place where people have long come for training and praxis in the theater, visual arts, music, as well as humanities. Close to 70 years ago, the Sharon Arts Center was incorporated with a … 0

Letter: Voting rights need our attention

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

To the editor: I had no idea when I asked my town moderator to do an election night hand count of one of two federal races in November 2010, I would discover what I have outlined in court documents filed recently in Cheshire Superior Court. (Search for Protect … 0