Jaffrey

Jaffrey: Second chance at carving out a world record

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Ever since he was a second-grader poring over the Guinness Book of World Records, Trevor Hunt of Jaffrey has always wanted to break one. “One day,” he thought to himself, “I’m going to have one of those.” Last year, he came close to that glory, with another hobby left over from his childhood — pumpkin carving. Last year, he sat … 0

Cheshire County Sheriff: Improving communications key

Monday, October 27, 2014

Eli Rivera, D-Keene Occupation: Incumbent Cheshire County Sheriff Time living in town: Keene since 1989 Previously elected offices: Keene School Board/Chair, Keene School Moderator Other qualifications: Sheriff, retired Keene Police Lieutenant, National Sheriff’s Institute graduate, Roger Williams Leadership Institute graduate, Babson College Leadership graduate, U.S. Coast Guard/Army Reserve veteran, Bachelor’s degree, Franklin Pierce … 0

Jaffrey/Keene: Tax-Aide seeks volunteers

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

AARP Tax-Aide, the nation’s largest, free, volunteer-run tax assistance and preparation service is seeking volunteers of all ages who want to help serve taxpayers. Volunteers do not need to be AARP members. AARP Tax-Aide was developed by the AARP Foundation, a charitable nonprofit organization and the Internal Revenue Service. The program provides tax counseling, tax preparation and electronic filing to taxpayers with low- … 0

Letters: Get the vote count right

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

To the editor: I’m now in the thick of legal action against the N.H. Secretary of State and “system.” It sure would have been a lot easier if when the vulnerabilities of the Diebold AccuVote became known, state and local officials, legislators and citizens had sat down to … 0

Monday, October 27, 2014

Jaffrey Wednesday, Oct. 15 Arrest: At 6:19 a.m., police stopped a 2002 Buick LeSabre for speeding on Main Street and as a result learned there was an active warrant out of the Rindge Police Department on the driver. Willima Jablonski, 20, of Rindge was arrested on a warrant … 0

Letters: Let’s support Earl Nelson

Monday, October 27, 2014

To the editor: As the November elections draw close, I would like to urge my fellow citizens of Cheshire County to support Earl Nelson for Cheshire County Sheriff. The position of sheriff requires a person with many skills on all levels. Some of the skills he holds that … 0

Jaffrey: Meet the candidates night Wednesday

Monday, October 27, 2014

A meet the candidates forum will be held at the Jaffrey Civic Center on Wednesday, from 7 to 9 p.m. Candidates for the offices of state representative, state Senate and Executive Council whose constituency includes Jaffrey and Rindge have been invited to take part. This is an opportunity … 0

Rindge: State Senate candidates square off in FPU debate

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

RINDGE — Candidates for New Hampshire’s 9th and 12th State Senate districts met Tuesday afternoon at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge for a debate sponsored by the university’s Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communications and the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript. Present … 0

Jaffrey: Civic Center names photo exhibit winners

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Jaffrey Civic Center has announced the winners of the recent exhibit “The Annual Photography Exhibit,” which hung in the second-floor Cunningham Gallery from Aug. 22 through Sept. 27. First place was awarded to Guy Biechele of Athol, Mass., for “Evening Sky”; second place to Jonathan Route of … 0

Jaffrey: Project Shakespeare show on Halloween

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Project Shakespeare, a theater education program, will be performing a show at the Monadnock Inn as part of the inn’s Spooky Halloween bash on Friday, Oct. 31, from 8 p.m. to midnight. Project Shakespeare performers will take on the characters of more locally known historical figures like Willa … 0

Boys’ soccer: Cougars ground orioles

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The Conant boys were in a prime position to pull off a win over Campbell on Tuesday afternoon, but the relentless Cougar attack equalized, took the lead and then put the game away. The two teams played a … 0

Letters: Martin the best candidate

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

To the editor: Pat Martin’s qualifications and dedication to the future of New Hampshire make her by far the best candidate for state rep for the towns of Jaffrey, Rindge, Fitzwilliam, Dublin, Harrisville and Roxbury. Pat listens, Pat cares and Pat responds. She is up to date on … 0

Peterborough: Fairpoint workers picketing over contract negotiations

Monday, October 20, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A handful of local Fairpoint technicians picketing on Concord Street outside the Fairpoint facility on Monday and Friday are some of the 1,700 employees on strike in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine, after a failed attempt … 0