Jaffrey

The Jaffrey Historical Society hosted an informational meeting Sunday about its proposal to build a replica of the Hearse House in the Village of Jaffrey Center. Residents voiced their worry that the Hearse House would obstruct the view of Mount Monadnock.

Jaffrey: Hearse house location questioned

Monday, January 26, 2015

JAFFREY — Several residents of Jaffrey, concerned about a replica of a hearse house obstructing Mount Monadnock, are urging the Jaffrey Historical Society to move their planned site out of view of the mountain. Residents are encouraging the Historical Society — which plans to build a hearse house to display two hearses from 1868 in the Jaffrey Center Commons — … 0

Region readies for big storm

Monday, January 26, 2015

The Monadnock region, like much of the Northeast, was bracing Monday for a winter storm forecasted to bring blizzard conditions to parts of Hillsborough and Cheshire counties. Yet the attitude throughout the region seemed calmer than in New York City and Boston, which were predicted to receive record levels of snowfall. Chief David Chamberlain of the Jaffrey Fire Department summarized this attitude Monday … 0

Legislating change: How to grow the economy

Monday, January 26, 2015

How to grow the economy? That’s the question on many people’s minds, including our representatives in Concord. Both N.H. House and Senate Republicans are proposing that business taxes be cut. Sen. Andy Sanborn (R-Bedford) is among those sponsoring the cuts in the Senate. SB1 would reduce the Business Profits Tax a half-percent over … 0

Letters: Budget hearing disappointing

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

To the editor: On Jan. 15, I had the pleasure of being in the audience at the Jaffrey-Rindge School Board’s 2015-2016 budget hearing. The hearing was to explain and defend the cost for the next school year. To help those folks in the gallery to understand, we (the … 0

Viewpoint: Dropping out of RGGI would be a mistake

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

One terrible proposal being presented up in Concord is a regressive and irresponsible bill designed to remove New Hampshire from the nine-state Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, or RGGI. It would result in a substantial loss of income for the state and loss of greatly needed help for our … 0

Greenfield: Student abuse case is pending

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

JAFFREY — The attorney in a case of alleged abuse of a student at Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center by a former employee is calling for dismissal of the charges, after the state was unable to provide concrete details … 0

Basketball: Hoops for Hope game set for Feb. 10

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Six years ago, some members of the Conant girls’ basketball team started a tradition that is still going strong today — the Hoops For Hope fundraiser basketball game. The girls used their game against Fall Mountain as a fundraiser for a breast cancer charity, raised some money, and … 0

Achievements:

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Alfred University: Joseph Rogers of Dublin and Elizabeth Dangelantonio of Jaffrey. To make the list, students must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average. Rogers, a senior in the College of Liberal Arts … 0

Achievement:

Monday, January 19, 2015

Erin Donovan of Jaffrey was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Norwich University, Northfield, Vermont. … 0

Achievement:

Monday, January 19, 2015

The following students have been named to the president’s list for the fall semester at Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner, Massachusetts: Patricia Rousseau, Jessica Sorby, both of Jaffrey; Samantha Landry of Mason; and Clayton Kuusisto of New Ipswich. To make the list, students must complete a minimum of … 0

Jaffrey: Library book discussion Feb. 2

Monday, January 19, 2015

The next title in the Jaffrey Public Library’s monthly book discussion series will be “Mrs. Queen Takes the Train” by William Kuhn on Monday, Feb. 2, at 2 p.m. Copies are available now at the library. For more information, call 532-7301. … 0

Jaffrey: Oil works hang at the Civic Center

Monday, January 19, 2015

An exhibit of oil paintings by Ann Cross are on display in the first-floor display cases at the Jaffrey Civic Center. The majority of works are oil on canvas of realistic landscapes, in which Cross specializes. She began … 0

Jaffrey: Civic Center seeks entries for spring show

Monday, January 19, 2015

The Jaffrey Civic Center has announced a call of entry for the annual Spring Show. The exhibit will be on display in the second-floor Cunningham Gallery and first-floor Auditorium Gallery from Feb. 13 through March 14. This first show of the year will begin with an opening reception … 0