Jaffrey: Second chance at carving out a world record

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Ever since he was a second-grader poring over the Guinness Book of World Records, Trevor Hunt of Jaffrey has always wanted to break one. “One day,” he thought to himself, “I’m going to have one of those.” Last year, he came close to that glory, with another hobby left over from his childhood — pumpkin carving. Last year, he sat … 0

Cheshire County Sheriff: Improving communications key

Monday, October 27, 2014

Eli Rivera, D-Keene Occupation: Incumbent Cheshire County Sheriff Time living in town: Keene since 1989 Previously elected offices: Keene School Board/Chair, Keene School Moderator Other qualifications: Sheriff, retired Keene Police Lieutenant, National Sheriff’s Institute graduate, Roger Williams Leadership Institute graduate, Babson College Leadership graduate, U.S. Coast Guard/Army Reserve veteran, Bachelor’s degree, Franklin Pierce … 0

Jaffrey/Keene: Tax-Aide seeks volunteers

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

AARP Tax-Aide, the nation’s largest, free, volunteer-run tax assistance and preparation service is seeking volunteers of all ages who want to help serve taxpayers. Volunteers do not need to be AARP members. AARP Tax-Aide was developed by the AARP Foundation, a charitable nonprofit organization and the Internal Revenue Service. The program provides tax counseling, tax preparation and electronic filing to taxpayers with low- … 0

Jaffrey: Winners announced for Scarecrows on the Common

Monday, October 20, 2014

TEAM Jaffrey has announced the winners of this year’s Scarecrows on the Common “Best Crow” ribbons. The event took place downtown on Oct. 11. Despite the rainy start, more than 500 people attended building 127 crows, which are … 0

Jaffrey: Hike for Humanity at Monadnock Saturday

Monday, October 27, 2014

The annual “Take a Hike for Humanity,” sponsored by Monadnock Habitat for Humanity, will be held at Mount Monadnock State Park on Saturday, with hike-day registration and check-ins starting at 8 a.m. Participants can pre-register online at www.takeahikeforhumanity.org. T-shirts and water for hikers will be at the tent. … 0

Jaffrey: Exhibit awards announced

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The winners of the juror’s choice awards for the exhibition “Tell Me a Story” at the Jaffrey Civic Center have been announced. Maureen Ahern the exhibition juror selected the awards, which were presented at the exhibit opening on … 0

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Jaffrey Sunday, Sept. 7 Assault: At 8:40 p.m., police responded to an Oak Street residence for a report of two females fighting. On scene police found a 41-year-old Fitzwilliam woman had sustained injury to her right eye. She claimed that a 27-year-old Jaffrey woman had “sucker punched” her … 0

Letters: Support Patricia Martin for Rep.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

To the editor: Consent of the governed, Part I, Art. 1 of our New Hampshire Constitution, is based on citizens and legislators making decisions with accurate information. Public officials have a fiduciary duty to tell us the truth. However, the Supreme Court has given corporations a free speech … 0

Letters: Proud to stand with Pat Martin

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

To the editor: Mr. Cleveland’s narrative regarding the fake website that was set up to attack Pat Martin has been inconsistent, to say the least. When the story of the fake website first appeared, Mr. Cleveland commented online on another newspaper’s website and included the following statement: “Until … 0

ML: Reasonable — can elections be?

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

To the editor: There have been a number of passionate and visceral arguments posited on these pages over the last few weeks. The elections are near. I hope we all remember that while we may disagree with our neighbors, we still pick our tomatoes the same way and … 0

Letters: It really is quite simple

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

To the editor: Pat Martin is the best candidate running for state representative in Cheshire District 14. She is the one who will stand for the real values and needs of our communities, and she has repeatedly demonstrated this by the volunteer work she has done over the … 0

Letters: Nelson a man of integrity

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

To the editor: We, the residents of Cheshire County, have a great opportunity to get out and vote on Nov. 4 for Earl Nelson for sheriff. As a resident of Cheshire County and former law enforcement officer for more than 26 years, I have known Earl for close … 0

Reimers’ Reason: ‘See you in court’

Monday, October 27, 2014

If anyone threatens you with the old cliché, “I’ll see you in court!,” you might respond, “Which court?” Even in New Hampshire there are many different courts, and not all of them involve a judge in a black robe. In a broad sense of the word, a “court” … 0