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Jaffrey

The Select Board has yet to come to a decision about what option should be presented to the town for a new town office space.

Jaffrey: Deja vu: Town looks at police station space

Monday, June 29, 2015

JAFFREY — A committee tasked with the job of finding a new home for town offices will be revisiting the police station as an option. The remaining funds from a 2013 Town Meeting appropriation will be used to bring in an architect to determine the cost of a renovation of the police station. Select Board member Cush Moore had asked … 0

Hancock: Local man leads super-PAC backing Ayotte

Monday, June 29, 2015

A Hancock man is taking the lead to help U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) win re-election in 2016, possibly against Gov. Maggie Hassan. David Carney is the chief consultant for Commitment Kept N.H., a project of Ending Spending Action Fund, the conservative super-PAC. The project launched Wednesday, over 17 months before the election, and before Hassan has announced whether or not she will … 0

Peterborough/Hancock: Morgan’s Way says goodbye

Monday, June 29, 2015

When 53-year-old Jane Cartmell decided on a whim to open her first retail store ever in downtown Peterborough, outfitting it with women’s clothing from across the world, learning the industry and decorating the window display weren’t difficult for the newcomer. The most challenging part, she said, was naming it. Cartmell pondered and pondered … 0

Peterborough: Two rescued from summit

Monday, June 29, 2015

Two Amherst hikers and their dog were rescued near the summit of Pack Monadnock, after the 17-year-olds got lost at night on the Wapack Trail. Peterborough and Temple Police found Elizabeth Silvis-Chandley and Elizabeth Maloney uninjured at about 10 p.m. Friday. The teenagers started hiking the Wapack Trail … 0

Jaffrey: Good Shepherd’s Nunn wins award

Friday, June 26, 2015

Ann E. Nunn, administrator for Good Shepherd Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Jaffrey — a program of Catholic Charities New Hampshire — is one of 19 administrators in New Hampshire and 257 in the country receiving the Eli … 0

Jaffrey: Line dancing returns to First Church

Friday, June 26, 2015

David and Betsey Trimble, well-known line dance callers, will offer line dancing sessions this summer at First Church in Jaffrey. No partner — or experience — is needed, and the lessons are open to all. Sessions will be held from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays in … 0

JAFFREY: Declaration to be read aloud

Friday, June 26, 2015

The Declaration of Independence will be read aloud by volunteers on noon Saturday, the Fourth of July, from the stage of Jaffrey’s historic 1775 Meetinghouse on Route 124 in Jaffrey Center. Local officials, community leaders and Jaffrey citizens, young and old, have been invited to participate. Following the … 0

Jaffrey: Strawberry shortcake on the Fourth

Friday, June 26, 2015

On the Fourth of July, the United Church of Jaffrey will serve strawberry shortcake from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 54 Main St., on Route 124 in downtown Jaffrey. The menu consists of fresh strawberries, homemade biscuits, real whipped cream and a beverage. The cost is $5 … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Princess and Frog’ movie next week

Friday, June 26, 2015

Upcoming programs in the library’s 2015 Summer Reading Program, Every Hero has a Story, include a movie and a chance to explore trucks. The Super Flicks children’s summer film series will feature “The Princess and the Frog” at 1:30 p.m. on July 7. Discover what really happened after … 0

Jaffrey: ML

Friday, June 26, 2015

Every hero has a story, and officer Christopher Anderson, Sgt. Scott Stevens, and officer Christopher LeBrecque of the Police Department will share their stories Thursday at 1:30 p.m. Families with kids ages 4 and up are welcome. Preregister for this sure-to-be-popular summer reading program event by calling the … 0

Jaffrey: Clean out and clean up at townwide sale

Friday, June 26, 2015

Residents are invited to set up a table and be part of a townwide yard sale on July 11, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine. For $10 per address, locations will be printed on a map to be given to those who are looking for … 0

Golf: ML

Friday, June 26, 2015

Congratulations to the Winners of the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce’s Ron Despres Memorial Golf Classic held on June 19. The annual event was held at the Shattuck Golf Club. Pictured from left to right are Craig Griffin, Bob … 0

BASEBALL: Post 11 tops Bedford, splits with Plymouth

Monday, June 29, 2015

Jaffrey Legion baseball won its home opener against top-ranked Bedford, 3-2. In their home opener, Post 11 scored a run in the first when pitcher JP Record knocked in Kyle Dupuis who had reached on a walk and … 0