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Jaffrey: Injured, lost hikers rescued

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

N.H. Fish and Game Conservation Officers were kept busy with two rescues, one after the other, at Mount Monadnock on Tuesday afternoon and evening, according to a press release issued Wednesday afternoon by Conservation Officer Jonathan M. DeLisle. At 3:11 p.m., Fish and Game was called for report of a hiker in need of assistance who had sustained a lower leg injury. The victim, Jocelyn Frain, 32, of Hinsdale, was … 0

Jaffrey: Firehouse museum open house features historic equipment

Friday, August 22, 2014

The newly painted red doors of Monadnock 4 were swung open last Saturday afternoon for an Open House at the Jaffrey Historical Society’s firehouse museum on Route 124 in Jaffrey Center. Once an active fire station for the western part of the town, the building features a collection of photographs, memorabilia and artifacts … 0

Letter: Book discussions an opportunity

Friday, August 15, 2014

To the editor: A reader’s treat awaits at the Ingalls Memorial Library in Rindge. Once a month, readers are invited to meet for a book group discussion on the classics, led by Marcia Breckenridge. What makes this group so interesting and fun is Marcia. She is a retired teacher of British and American literature. She brings us the background of the book and … 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

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Jaffrey Wednesday, Aug. 13 Arrest: At 10:20 p.m., police responded to a report of an alleged assault in the parking lot of a Main Street business. Brett Ketchum, 22, of Hancock accused another man of assaulting him. During further conversation with Ketchum, he admitted the assault never occurred. … 0

Keene: GOP committee opens office

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The Cheshire County Republican Committee will hold an opening of their 2014 headquarters on Sunday, from 2 to 4 p.m. This event will take place at the Center At Keene Shopping Plaza. Many of the local and statewide GOP candidates will meet and greet voters. Juliana Bergeron, N.H. … 0

Letter: Nonprofits are our strength

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

To the editor: Thank you for the sensitive editorial in your Aug. 14 edition entitled “The powerful play goes on.” I learned about Robin William’s death the just before going to bed the day it happened. A certain sadness kept calling me to stay awake. I have spent … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

JAFFREY GRADE SCHOOL Bus 47 JAFFREY GRADE SCHOOL 7:43 76 North St. 7:44 90/92 North St. 7:51 786 North St. 7:55 521 North St. 7:56 Emery Road at North St. 7:56 485 North St. 7:58 361 North St. 7:59 327 Nowh St. 8:01 Rt 137 at Windy Field Road 8:02 North St. at Parent St. 8:03 North … 0

PETERBOROUGH: MCH joining ACA fray

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Area residents who were interested in signing up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act this year had to make a choice. Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, the only insurance company offering plans through the Affordable Care Act marketplace, did not include Monadnock Community Hospital in … 0

jaffrey: Monadnock hiker in hospital after fall

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

A hiker from Salem, Mass., remains at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston after falling while descending Mount Monadnock’s White Cross Trail late Saturday evening. Scott Murciak, 34, was hiking with his husband and a friend when he fell … 0