Jaffrey

Gordon Young of the Peterborough DPW clears snow from Grove Street on Wednesday morning.

Snow budgets fall short

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Overtime and snow removal costs associated with the historic snowfall this winter forced some area towns to rework their 2015 budgets, town officials say. “January, February, every weekend there was a snowstorm, and if you look at the budget — that’s overtime,” said Peterborough DPW Director Rodney Bartlett. The department will need an additional $60,000 more than appropriated for overtime, … 0

Peterborough: Turning the tables at Aesop’s

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

A new face is in the kitchen at Aesop’s Tables, serving pastries and quiches, and becoming more comfortable at the register. Jon Dunn of Peterborough is the new owner of the cafe inside the Toadstool Bookshop. Dunn is finalizing the purchase of Aesop’s from Allison Fredericks. He hopes to gradually make the hangout … 0

Jaffrey: Art exhibit celebrates farm animals

Monday, March 16, 2015

An exhibit of watercolors by Ann Sawyer are on display in the first-floor display cases at the Jaffrey Civic Center. Sawyer’s painting has been inspired for more than 50 years by her family’s fifth-generation dairy farm in Jaffrey. Her paintings of farm life are created to celebrate domestic animals that Sawyer sees as … 0

Achievement:

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Elizabeth Quick of Jaffrey was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, N.Y. … 0

Peterborough: A generation’s struggle with technology

Monday, March 23, 2015

Slow down. Be wary of it. Embrace it. Put it away. This was the advice five Conant and ConVal high school students offered about social media and cell phones Wednesday, when they were asked how to prevent technology … 0

Jaffrey: Conant students can answer your tech questions at library

Monday, March 23, 2015

JAFFREY — Libraries are becoming more and more high-tech, and who better to help with that than a high-schooler? Volunteers from Conant High School’s Interact Club are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. … 0

Jaffrey: Preston is Volunteer of Year

Monday, March 23, 2015

The Rev. Emily Preston was recently named the 2014 Volunteer of the Year at the annual Jaffrey Volunteer Dinner and was recognized by the Select Board for her years of volunteer work and service to the town. “I … 0

BASKETBALL: Martin garners DIII honors

Friday, March 20, 2015

Springfield College’s Sean Martin of Rindge was chosen to the D3hoops.com Northeast All-Region Fourth Team. Martin adds this recognition to his New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference All-Conference First Team honor that he received earlier this year. … 0

Basketball: 22nd Place to Go tourney raises over $9,000

Monday, March 23, 2015

The Place to Go held its 22nd annual 3-On-3 tournament Friday-Sunday at ConVal. Over $9,000 was raised and players from all around the area and beyond competed in the fun tradition. Division winners: ∎ 3/4 grade boys winners: Demons, … 0

Nelson: Apple Hill Board elects officers and trustees

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music Board of Trustees elected officers and trustees at its recent annual meeting. Elected as president, Mark Meess; vice president, Lindsay Dearborn; treasurer, Fred Hadlow; secretary, Maura Glennon; and new trustees, Deborah Ford, Eileen Sarson and Linda Stavely. Mark Meess was elected … 0

Rindge: Hunt named to HNH Board

Friday, March 20, 2015

The HNH Foundation has announced that State Representative John Hunt of Rindge has joined the Board of Directors. The mission of the HNH Foundation is to improve the health and wellness of New Hampshire’s population, with a focus … 0

Manchester: Ayotte to speak to business leaders

Friday, March 20, 2015

The Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire will host U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte on April 6. The senator will speak at a luncheon event to be held at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Ayotte may address topics such as the economy, … 0

Peterborough: New location for Colonic Connection

Friday, March 20, 2015

Deborah Jean Clark owner of Colonic Connection, a hydrotherapy facility, is now scheduling appointments at her new location at 77 Hancock Rd., Suite C, in Peterborough. The building includes offices for a number of health-service providers. Clark, an accredited hydro-therapist, says, “I’m happy to hear of the health … 0