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jaffrey: Local man spends wild semester roughing it in Chile

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Jaffrey resident Ted Schiele was already “not feeling” his next semester of classes at The University of Vermont, when his friends told him about an incredible opportunity for adventure. After what Schiele refers to as a simple process — “a small application, with a couple essays” — he was accepted into the National Outdoor Leadership School and on a plane … 0

Dog Tales: Finding the right dog, for you and them

Friday, August 1, 2014

We don’t get to pick our family members. You are born into a family unit with all the history, traditions, warts and all. But our life partners are selected, carefully hopefully. We watch for red flags, such as abuse or alcoholism. We hope to find a partner we feel connected with, are attracted … 0

Jaffrey/Peterborough: Early Learning Center holding shoe drive

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Monadnock Community Early Learning Center is conducting a shoe collection drive through Oct. 31 to raise funds for their Childcare Center while benefiting microenterprise ventures in developing nations and keeping old shoes out of local landfills. Individuals can help by donating gently worn, used shoes at the Monadnock Community Learning Center or at the following drop off locations: Jaffrey: Chamber of Commerce, Belletetes, … 0

Viewpoint: What’s new in New Hampshire health care

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Since July 1, many New Hampshire residents have a new health insurance option. The New Hampshire Health Protection Program will provide coverage to thousands of our neighbors, friends and family members. For many, peace of mind means getting coverage for preventive care such as regular check ups. It … 0

Jaffrey: Jail time for fraud

Monday, August 25, 2014

Jaffrey resident Charles H. Howard III will spend three and a half years in jail after pleading guilty last week to a felony count of conspiracy to commit investment adviser fraud and a felony count of securities manipulation. His wife, Carolyn Howard, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge … 0

Jaffrey: Motorcyclist airlifted after sliding off bike, hitting tree

Monday, August 25, 2014

A Greenville resident slid off his motorcycle on Squantum Road Sunday night, slamming into a tree. He was airlifted to a Massachusetts hospital. A woman motorcyclist traveling with him was arrested, and is being charged with a DWI, simple assault and possession of a controlled substance, after she … 0

Viewpoint: Shopping without Market Basket

Friday, August 22, 2014

For many years now, Market Basket has been my grocery store of choice for several reasons. First, their prices are always low, second the stores are always clean neat and orderly, and finally the employees become friends and are always friendly and exceptionally helpful. Alas, I think the … 0

Viewpoint: There were two who stood out, in civility

Monday, August 25, 2014

Elections are opportunities where the outcomes often transcend the issues. These outcomes are a declaration of the values of a community and the candidates are a direct representation of those values. It is with this perspective that I offer the voters an insight after the Monadnock Debate series. … 0

Jaffrey: Lessing speaks on ‘achieving equal citizenship’ at forum

Monday, August 18, 2014

Lawrence Lessig will address “Achieving Equal Citizenship: The Struggle to Restore Our Republic” at the next Amos Fortune Forum on Friday at 8 p.m. In this talk, Professor Lessig will outline how we have lost touch with our framers’ values, and how that has destroyed the promise of … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Ciao Bella!’ opens Friday at JCC

Monday, August 18, 2014

A new exhibit, “Ciao Bella!,” by two artists, Carol Corliss and Linda Dessaint, will open at the Jaffrey Civic Center on Friday with an opening reception. The exhibit, which will be on display in the first-floor Auditorium Gallery, … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Small Works in Oils’ starts at Civic Center

Monday, August 18, 2014

An exhibit entitled “Small Works in Oils” by Betty Glass will be on view in the first-floor display cases at the Jaffrey Civic Center beginning Friday,. The subject matter varies from still life to land and waterscapes, primarily … 0

Beverly, Mass.: Former Jaffrey resident’s art on display

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Morgan Dyer, formerly of Jaffrey, and a graduate of Montserrat College of Art, has an exhibit of artwork on display at the Beverly Bank. Her focus is on abstract landscapes. Since leaving her hometown, she has noticed her sense of awareness to the land around her. Additional work … 0