The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board elected to purchase a property located at 30 Charlonne St.

Jaffrey-Rindge: District to purchase Charlonne St. property

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

RINDGE — The Jaffrey-Rindge School District has a purchase and sale agreement in place to purchase property abutting Jaffrey Grade School. Looking at the acquisition as a way to alleviate parking and circulation issues at the school, the School Board unanimously approved to authorize Superintendent Reuben Duncan in a Monday evening public hearing to buy the property on behalf of … 0

Keeping time: Town clock has some stories to tell

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — For 160 years, the four faces of the clock on the Unitarian Universalist Church have watched over Peterborough while a clock agent has watched over the clock. At least twice a year, the clock agent climbs the fusty tower, resets the clock, oils the capstan and marvels at the machine’s longevity … 0

Indictments handed down in three cases

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Four men were indicted in July in Hillsborough County Superior Court in Manchester in connection for various crimes committed in the region. Brett Flagg, 26, of Greenfield, was indicted by a grand jury on the charge of driving after being declared a habitual offender. Peterborough police arrested Flagg in June 2014, following a motor vehicle stop on Grove Street in Peterborough. The habitual … 0

Jaffrey: Festival of Fireworks buses available

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Excitement is building for the most spectacular fireworks show ever. The Monadnock Festival of Fireworks will light up the skies on Aug. 15 at the Cheshire Fairgrounds in Swanzey. Leading up to the main event will be live entertainment, skydivers, and lots of great food. Presented by Atlas … 0

Police Logs: Jaffrey - July 30, 2015

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Jaffrey Tuesday, July 21 Operating without a valid license: At 1:48 p.m., police noticed that a vehicle driven by Anna Carlson, 42, of Rindge, was driving on Peterborough Street without an inspection sticker. According to Carlson, she and her fiance had just registered the vehicle after moving from … 0

LETTERS: Fourth of July volunteers lauded

Saturday, July 4, 2015

To the editor: The 15th Annual Fourth of July reading of the Declaration of Independence at the Jaffrey Meetinghouse was a festive and patriotic occasion enjoyed by a standing-room only audience. The events that followed — open houses at the Little Red Schoolhouse and Melville Academy, the presence … 0

letter: Tireless staff at MCH

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

To the editor: I hope all the folks in the Monadnock region appreciate the world-class care we get from the tireless, dedicated men and women at Monadnock Community Hospital. That includes everyone that works there; all these dedicated professionals and staff deserve our deepest thanks, prayers and gratitude. … 0

Peterborough/Francestown/New Ipswich: Solar growth slows down

Monday, July 27, 2015

Uncertainty about the future of solar energy subsidies has put the brakes on its popularity in the region. Utilities will soon reach the state mandated net-metering cap, and legislation that would raise the cap is not expected to pass. Also, Gov. Maggie Hassan’s veto of the Legislature’s two-year … 0

Jaffrey: Planting seeds for the future

Monday, July 27, 2015

The Girls’ Garden Club isn’t afraid to get dirty, although they might ask for gloves in order to pick beetles off their blooming zinnias, Over the course of its meeting Tuesday, members dig, water and weed in the … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Lions club, redux

Monday, July 27, 2015

The Lions are back and they are here to serve the greater needs of the Jaffrey-Rindge area. After a nearly three-year hiatus, the Jaffrey-Rindge Lions Club has returned, opening up as a branch club under the Souhegan Lions … 0

manchester: Make-A-Wish, state police form alliance

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Make-A-Wish New Hampshire and the New Hampshire Association of Chiefs of Police have formed a new alliance. In a concentrated effort to better serve the children of New Hampshire, the N.H. Association of Chiefs of Police will be able to help identify children who may be eligible for … 0

Jaffrey: Free field day, backpacks at Jaffjam

Monday, July 27, 2015

The seventh annual Jaffjam will occur Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. at Community Field, offering 250 free backpacks and a free field day. The backpacks will be accompanied by other school supplies and will be given out … 0

Jaffrey: Still time to book trip to Italy, capiche?

Friday, July 24, 2015

For those still undecided about the Jaffrey Chamber’s trip to Tuscany from Nov. 2 to 10, now is the time to take advantage of the guaranteed price of $2,899. Sign up by July 31 to secure your reservation at the discounted price. Reservations can be accepted after that, … 0