Jaffrey/Rindge: Newly forming Lions Club seeks members

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Two one-hour organizational meetings for a newly forming Jaffrey-Rindge Lions Club are planned for Oct. 1 and 15. Both meetings will take place at 8 p.m. at the at the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce. After a couple of years without a Lions Club in these communities, a team from the surrounding clubs and the district are recruiting men and women to become Lions to form this new club. Lions International … 0

Jaffrey: Cutting to the Corps

Monday, September 29, 2014

JAFFREY — A short walk from the entrance to Children’s Woods on Stratton Road, there are a group of people busily working among huge logs of hemlock. The logs have been felled and dragged to their current location to become the base of a walking bridge. Six volunteers are steadily stripping the wood … 0

Letter: What are Brown’s achievements?

Monday, September 22, 2014

To the editor: In Scott Brown’s latest TV ad he says, “I’ll be an independent Senator that votes for New Hampshire first.” If this is the kind of Senator he is, wouldn’t he still be the Senator from Massachusetts? Jeanne Shaheen’s ads list her accomplishments as a Senator. What are Scott Brown’s accomplishments? William Graf Jaffrey … 0

Court log: Sept. 25, 2014

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Greenfield Brandon Poisson, 20, Peterborough, unlawful possession of alcohol, $372 fine. Jacob Perry, 21, Weare, misuse of plates, $100 fine; speeding, $103.33 fine; Christopher Lachance, 26, Greenfield, criminal mischief, $250 fine with $250 suspended for 24 months; criminal mischief, $310 fine; criminal mischief, not processed. Stephan Marshall, 48, … 0

Dublin: Towns eye farm rules

Monday, September 22, 2014

DUBLIN — The Dublin Planning Board has turned its eye to a possible agritourism ordinance, after a similar ordinance was approved by Peterborough voters in March. Meanwhile, other towns are keeping an eye on how the ordinance works … 0

Jaffrey: They’re ‘building it forward’

Monday, September 22, 2014

Belletetes held its “We Build It Forward” project day, this year for the first time in the Jaffrey community, on Saturday, helping four community members in need. Jaffrey residents Rita Belanger, Jonell Johnson and Priscilla Casey, along with … 0

Jaffrey: Saari joins real estate firm

Friday, September 19, 2014

Rebecca Saari has joined the office of Despres and Associates, Inc. as a sales agent. Saari has lived in the Monadnock region for 14 years, and has been a licensed agent since November 2013. Saari’s leisure time is … 0

Jaffrey: Mouths to feed

Monday, September 22, 2014

JAFFREY — Residents attended the first Community Supper on Thursday at the Parish Hall in the United Church on Main Street. The supper is sponsored by a coalition of local nonprofit groups. The free community supper is currently … 0

Jaffrey: Presentation on legal issues for elders at the library

Monday, September 22, 2014

Attorney Donald H. Sienkiewicz will speak at the Jaffrey Public Library on Thursday for another talk about issues for elders. Following up on his August presentation on avoiding probate, Sienkiewicz will speak on wills, trusts, planning for long-term care, beneficiary designations and joint filing, and more. The talk … 0

Monday, September 22, 2014

Jaffrey Friday, Sept. 5 Accident: At 7:45 p.m., police received a report from a Rindge resident stating that she was involved in a minor motor vehicle accident in a Peterborough Street parking lot. She left a note for the registered owner with whom she had made contact. Police … 0

Letter: Extremism gets us nowhere

Friday, September 12, 2014

Letter to the editor: Why I’m voting for both a Democrat (Pat Martin) and a Republican (Susan Emerson) to represent me in the New Hampshire House: The art of politics is the art of compromise. For any political body to succeed, its members must, at the very root … 0

Letter: I support Rep. Emerson, too

Friday, September 12, 2014

To the editor: I would just like to point out that I have also proudly helped Representative Susan Emerson with her campaign in this election and the last. It has been an honor to hold signs for her at the polls. We have many undeclared voters in the … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: ‘Spice’ forum at Conant High School

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

As the statewide battle against “spice” rages on, State Representative Susan Emerson (R-Rindge) and District 12’s Senator Peggy Gilmore (D-Hollis), hope to spread public awareness on the substance and its effects in the Monadnock region, with a public forum to be held Sept. 30 at Conant High School’s … 0