RINDGE: Teacher charged with DWI in crash

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

A Rindge Memorial School teacher who was involved in a car accident three weeks ago has been charged with drunk driving. Kim Wheeler, 43, of Rindge was charged with aggravated DWI on Wednesday. The charge followed a single motor vehicle accident on Oct. 16 in which Wheeler, while driving a 2012 Honda Civic, veered off the road and crashed head-on into a tree, according to Rindge Police Chief Todd Muilenberg. … 0

Jaffrey: Chamber auction on one-year hiatus

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The Jaffrey Chamber will not be holding its annual Monandock Arts Auction this year, as organizers ready to revamp the yearly fundraiser in hopes of breathing new life into the event. This is a second blow to the Chamber’s annual fundraising events, after revenues from the annual Festival of Fireworks were down significantly. … 0

Keene: Conservation District to hold annual meeting

Monday, November 10, 2014

The Cheshire County Conservation District and partners at the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service will honor Windy Hill Farm of Marlow as the Cooperator of the Year and Michael and Kathy Nerrie of Distant Hill Gardens as the 2014 Educators of the Year at the district’s upcoming annual meeting. The meeting will be held on Dec. 9 at 6 p.m. at the Keene … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: Driver in fatal crash arraigned

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

JAFFREY — David Hoffman, the driver of a vehicle that allegedly caused a fatal accident in Rindge on Nov. 6, was arraigned on a charge of negligent homicide at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey, on Wednesday afternoon. As … 0

Peterborough: National award for green energy

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Peterborough is the only town nationwide being recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for purchasing green power — electricity from renewable sources like solar, wind and geothermal that do not emit greenhouse gases. The EPA announced Wednesday that Peterborough is one of nine entities across the country … 0

Jaffrey: Pondering town office options

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

JAFFREY — The Select Board sought feedback on two proposed plans to replace the town offices during a public hearing Monday night. While the board was leaning toward a more long-term but also more expensive option, some residents … 0

Jaffrey/PEterborough: Choir presents seasonal music

Monday, November 17, 2014

A concert entitled “I Have Had Singing” featuring music which celebrates the circular, cyclical nature of life will be presented by Two Rivers Community Choir on two dates at two locations. This program will present a broad spectrum of songs from myriad cultures and musical styles, including rounds … 0

Jaffrey: Off the Wall art show at Civic Center

Monday, November 17, 2014

“Off the Wall Gems,” an exhibit and sale of miniature works of art, is on display in the first-floor cases at the Jaffrey Civic Center. Based on the annual “Off the Wall” event held in the summer, the … 0

Jaffrey: Autumn Area Art show opens Nov. 21

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The annual Autumn Area Art Exhibit, the final exhibit of the year at the Jaffrey Civic Center, will have its grand opening on Friday, Nov. 21, from 5 to 7 p.m. The photography portion will be in the … 0

Jaffrey: Free community supper tonight

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The third free community supper at the United Church of Jaffrey on Main Street will be held today from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.. in the Parish Hall. All are welcome to this gathering of fellowship as well as delicious free food. A project of a nonprofit coalition in … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Raffle, auction raises funds

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

On Nov. 7, the Jaffrey-Rindge Rotary Club reverse raffle and auction party was held at the Shattuck Golf Club. The event, held annually, is the club’s major fund raiser. This is an all-in project for the club, which sold 300 tickets. Money raised at the event will help … 0

Viewpoint: About the pipeline, whom can you believe?

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

These days we’ve been hearing a great deal about two power projects: Northern Pass and the natural gas pipeline. We hear a lot of conflicting opinion about whether these projects are good or even necessary for New Hampshire and New England. Last January, the six New England governors … 0

View from the river: ‘Power of the spoken word’

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Thank you. I doubt those words ever get old or can be said too much. Thank you. The Thanksgiving season gives an opportunity tell you about how the community encourages and keeps us going here at The River Center all year long. I want to talk about the … 0