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Jaffrey / New Ipswich: Motorcyclist killed in Rte. 124 crash

Monday, July 28, 2014

JAFFREY — Family and friends will remember Frederick “Fred” Hammann as a man who got the most he could out of every day. Hammann, 43, a Navy veteran and New Ipswich resident died Wednesday from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Jaffrey on Wednesday afternoon. Some time shortly before 3:47 p.m. when the accident was reported, Frederick W. Hammann, … 0

jaffrey-rindge: Interim deans and principals fill void

Monday, July 28, 2014

JAFFREY — The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board announced plans to employ four administrators in interim positions for the upcoming school year, during a July 24 meeting. Conant High School Assistant Principal Larry Pimental will continue to serve as interim principal for the high School, and Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School Assistant Principal Rob Clark will continue as interim principal for the middle school. JRMS teacher Lisa … 0

Letter: Thanks to all for cupcake event

Thursday, July 24, 2014

To the editor: The Night of 1,000 Cupcakes in Jaffrey, sponsored by the Jaffrey Civic Center on July 17, a perfect summer evening, was a rousing success. Nearly 3,500 cupcakes were admired, chosen, and consumed by a crowd of more than 1,500 eager eaters. The Cupcake Committee and the Directors and Incorporators of the Civic Center would like to thank our many creative … 0

Jaffrey: Movie and pizza at Jaffrey Woman’s Club

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

“The Magnificent Seven” will be screened at the Jaffrey Woman’s Club tonight at 7 p.m., as the eighth annual free summer movie nights continues. “The Magnificent Seven,” with an all-star cast including Yul Brynner and Steve McQueen, is the Western remake of “Seven Samurai.” The film tells the … 0

Jaffrey: 98th Annual First Church Fair, Aug. 6

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The 98th Annual First Church in Jaffrey Fair will be held on Aug. 6 from 1 to 4 p.m. The fair will be held in the church, at the adjacent meetinghouse, in the horse sheds and on the common. Admission is free. There will be a silent auction, … 0

Jaffrey: Northern Stone concert on common

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Northern Stone, rescheduled from stormy weather July 2, will be performing a free concert at the gazebo on the common Saturday from 6-8 p.m. The concert will included as part of the Riverfest activities, which begins at 10 a.m. The concert will be accompanied by an ice cream … 0

Jaffrey: Film, experiments at the library

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The final film in the summer film series for children will be Disney’s “Journey to the Center of the Earth,” screening Tuesday, July 29, at 1:30 p.m. at the Jaffrey Public Library. All ages are invited to come watch this family adventure film, which is based on the … 0

Editorial: CEO firing pits people vs. profits

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

In the world of retail stores — and, some would argue, in every universe we currently exist within — the almighty dollar rules. That appears to be the driving force behind the recent decision made by the Market Basket Board of Directors to relieve longtime, beloved CEO Arthur … 0

Viewpoint: Fresh perspective helps family get back on its feet

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

A family of four, including both parents, is now at the Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter. They heard about MATS through their town welfare officer and moved in several weeks ago. They are working hard to keep a bright outlook on their situation and to move ahead. The husband … 0

Jaffrey: Atlas takes heat in Mass.

Monday, July 21, 2014

As Atlas PyroVision of Jaffrey prepares for the Monadnock Festival of Fireworks at the Cheshire Fairgrounds in Keene on Aug. 16, an event that’s being billed at “the largest pyromusical festival in New England,” the company is facing questions about two recent fireworks shows it put on in … 0

Jaffrey: Board gives conditional OK for signs

Monday, July 21, 2014

JAFFREY — A decision about whether new permanent signs pointing the way to the First Church in Jaffrey will be allowed on Mountain Road in the historic Jaffrey Center will come down to the Historic District Committee, the … 0

Jaffrey: The future of health care is on the table

Monday, July 21, 2014

JAFFREY — Dr. David Fairchild, the latest speaker in the Jaffrey Amos Fortune Forum series opened his lecture with a simple question: “How many of you think our health care system is broken?” Across the Jaffrey Meetinghouse, hands … 0

Jaffrey: CDFA awards additional $550K in tax credits

Monday, July 21, 2014

JAFFREY — The Park Theatre is one step closer to becoming a reality, after the board of directors was awarded more than $500,000 in tax credits by the Community Development Finance Authority. The Park Theatre was one of … 0