Jaffrey

Jaffrey: ‘Yosemite and the National Park Idea’ addressed Friday

Monday, July 28, 2014

Dayton Duncan will address the “Seed of the Future: Yosemite and the National Park Idea” at the next Amos Fortune Forum Friday. One hundred and fifty years ago, with the Civil War still raging, Abraham Lincoln signed a bill that changed the course of history. A beautiful valley and a grove of giant trees far away in California — which neither the President nor members of Congress had ever seen … 0

Jaffrey: Archie Coll featured in Historical Society program

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

“Coll’s Poultry Farm, Reflections on Jaffrey’s Agricultural History,” will be presented by Archie Coll Jr. at the annual meeting of the Jaffrey Historical Society on Aug. 14, at 7 p.m. at the Jaffrey Civic Center. After graduating from Conant High School in 1930 with a diploma and two certificates in poultry raising, Archie Coll Sr. converted a former dairy farm to a poultry … 0

Court log: July 31, 2014

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Jaffrey Police Lynn Dumas, 47, Jaffrey, hindering apprehension or prosecution, fine of $624, with $500 suspended for 12 months. Jennifer Schmitt, 21, Jaffrey, yellow line violation, complaint placed on file without finding; Driving or operating under the influence of drugs or liquor, fine of $620, referred to an impaired driver care management program, privilege to drive is revoked for nine months. Temple-Greenville Police … 0

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Jaffrey Wednesday, July 23 Summons: At 3:30 p.m., after stopping a Chevrolet Cruze for a motor vehicle violation, police learned that the operator, Sandra Elrick, 50, of Rindge, has a license restriction of an alcohol interlock device, which this vehicle did not have. She was released on a … 0

Jaffrey / New Ipswich: Motorcyclist killed in Rte. 124 crash

Monday, July 28, 2014

JAFFREY — Family and friends will remember Frederick “Fred” Hammann as a man who got the most he could out of every day. Hammann, 43, a Navy veteran and New Ipswich resident died Wednesday from injuries sustained in … 0

jaffrey-rindge: Interim deans and principals fill void

Monday, July 28, 2014

JAFFREY — The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board announced plans to employ four administrators in interim positions for the upcoming school year, during a July 24 meeting. Conant High School Assistant Principal Larry Pimental will continue to serve as interim principal for the high School, and Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School Assistant … 0

Letter: Thanks to all for cupcake event

Thursday, July 24, 2014

To the editor: The Night of 1,000 Cupcakes in Jaffrey, sponsored by the Jaffrey Civic Center on July 17, a perfect summer evening, was a rousing success. Nearly 3,500 cupcakes were admired, chosen, and consumed by a crowd of more than 1,500 eager eaters. The Cupcake Committee and … 0

Jaffrey: Kayak up for raffle for Team Jaffrey

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Thanks to a generous donation from Pelletier’s Sport Shop, TEAM Jaffrey is excited to announce their summer Kayak benefit raffle. This is the 15th year that TEAM has been the beneficiary of proceeds from the kayak raffle offered … 0

Jaffrey: Annual First Church fair takes place Aug. 6

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The First Church in Jaffrey fair will transform its red brick church, the adjacent 1775 Meetinghouse, the Horsesheds and the Jaffrey Center Common, rrom 1 to 4 p.m. on Aug. 6. These historic sites become a magical bazaar of treasures and a carnival of children’s games. Admission is … 0

Letter: Candidate on his bid for N.H. Senate

Monday, July 28, 2014

To the editor: My name is Lee Nyquist and I want to represent you in the New Hampshire State Senate. I know I have the experience, the ability, and the values to be a passionate advocate for the people of this region and of this state. As a … 0

Jaffrey: St. Pat’s students keep it green

Monday, July 28, 2014

Students and teachers at Saint Patrick School are among the top lunch kit collectors in New Hampshire for the Lunch Kit Brigade, a free national recycling program created by Lunchables Lunch Combinations and TerraCycle. Saint Patrick School has kept over 800 units of the traditionally non-recyclable waste out … 0

jaffrey: IDEAS TAKE FLIGHT

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

While most school-aged children spend the hot summer days inside in front of a screen, 58 students in the Jaffrey-Rindge School District’s Gifted and Talented program were invited to spend a week at the Summer Adventures In Learning … 0

jaffrey-Rindge Schools: Student-teacher ratio part of budget talks

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

JAFFREY — Jaffrey-Rindge School Board member Charles Eicher spoke at Monday’s Select Board meeting, highlighting his concerns with the cost of staffing throughout the district, while recommending the board explore new budget philosophies. The presentation follows a year … 0