Jaffrey

Vigil prays for the Foleys, injured in a Florida crash

Monday, March 2, 2015

As Patrick and Lisa Foley, both 47, and residents of Peterborough, recover in Florida from a three-car crash that seriously injured them on Feb. 7, several dozen friends congregated at Divine Mercy Parish in Peterborough to pray for them Wednesday evening. “The buzz and vibration — my understanding is a miracle has taken place,” Patrice Hampson of Peterborough said about … 0

Greenfield: Rock injury gives man whole new outlook

Monday, March 2, 2015

Could you look at a football-sized rock flying through your windshield, smashing you in the head, and nearly ending your life as a “bizarre gift?” Adam Lecomte can. The Peterborough resident and Greenville native said Thursday the December accident turned his outlook right side up. Lecomte is much more optimistic, and is no … 0

Rindge: Guilty plea withdrawn in fraud case

Monday, March 2, 2015

After admitting in May to four counts of tax fraud in connection with a fraudulent investment scheme in which he allegedly stole millions of dollars from his investors, a Rindge man has now withdrawn his guilty plea. Aaron E. Olson, of Rindge, told the court that he misunderstood the possible ramifications of his plea agreement — particularly, how much incarceration time he might … 0

Letters: Support Moore for Select Board

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

To the editor: As an early supporter of Cush Moore’s candidacy for Jaffrey selectman, I was contacted by quite a few people wanting to know more about his views on SB2. As reported in the Feb. 19 edition of the Ledger-Transcript, Cush said he “would like to look … 0

Concord: Anthem speaks on data security breach in N.H.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Editor’s note: this story is adapted from an article which appeared in Wednesday’s Concord Monitor. Almost four weeks after the insurer disclosed a massive nationwide data breach, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield released an initial estimate on the number of New Hampshire customers “impacted” by the cyberattack: 667,866. … 0

Peterborough: Carbon footprint Conversation March 10

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture, in partnership with the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, presents a Community Conversation about Personal Options for Lowering Our Carbon Footprint, on March 10 at 7 p.m., in the Monadnock Center’s Bass Hall, in Peterborough. Energy is always in the news, and there is … 0

Jaffrey/Keene: MONIFF preview on civil rights

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

In advance of the third annual Monadnock International Film Festival, special programming in March will feature film screenings and discussions around the civil rights movement. The effort was conceived by MONIFF to honor the 50th anniversary of the sacrifice by Keene resident and martyr Jonathan Daniels, who gave … 0

Peterborough: Gents bow, ladies know how

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The late Bob McQuillen of Peterborough was a longtime teacher at ConVal, as well as a larger-than-life figure in the contra dance world. He is known for his music, and for passing on his love of it to … 0

Roundup: Warriors lose battle of two top-four teams

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

WLC boys’ basketball The Warriors lost a battle with Epping on Tuesday night, 57-53. “It was nip and tuck all the way,” said Warriors coach Ken Garnham after the game. DIV Player of the Year candidate Jordan Litts dropped 21 points in the loss, outscored only by Epping … 0

Running: Traffie, McGurk tops in fourth Chiller

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Here are the results of the fourth Monadnock Milers Winter Chiller road race. Held on Saturday, the race started and finished at the BeFit Fitness Center in New Ipswich. The below zero weather didn’t keep the runners away. … 0

Jaffrey Select Board: Downshifting costs impacts us all

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Kathleen Batchelder* Occupation: Director, Jaffrey Rindge Extended Day Program Time living in town: Since 1981 Previously elected offices: Jaffrey Rindge Cooperative School Board Other qualifications: Former director of TEAM Jaffrey, Jaffrey’s main Street program, former member: Jaffrey Economic … 0

Viewpoints: Actions to address climate change

Friday, February 20, 2015

Weather related disaster costs have risen from an average of $50 billion per year in the 1980s to over $200 billion per year in the last decade, according to the World Bank. We are playing warming roulette, putting … 0

Viewpoint: The New Hampshire ‘Sophie’s Choice’

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

“Sophie’s Choice” is the 1982 film that brought Meryl Streep her first Academy Award for Best Actress. The movie tells the story of a woman forced to make an impossibly difficult choice, in a no-win situation. Many New Hampshire communities are facing their own “Sophie’s Choice”: Pay for … 0