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Jaffrey / Rindge: Candidate files election complaint

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

A state representative candidate from Rindge has filed a complaint with the N.H. Attorney General’s Office, alleging that a website designed to attack her is violating voting laws. When Internet browsers saw the link to www.electpatmartin.com, they likely thought the site was advocating for the election of Rindge resident Patricia Martin to the state representative seat for Cheshire District 14. However, upon entering the site, the title “(Don’t!) Elect Pat … 0

ConVal/Conant/Mascenic: Students get a taste of manufacturing during site tours

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Two groups of students visited local companies on Sept. 30, as part of National Manufacturing Day 2014 events. These events were sponsored statewide by the New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Partnership. More than 30 students from ConVal and Conant High Schools participated in a tour of local facilities during Manufacturing Week. Students learned about … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Tell Me A Story’ opens Friday

Monday, October 6, 2014

An juried exhibit entitled “Tell Me a Story,” sponsored by the New Hampshire Chapter of the Women’s Caucus for Art, will be showing at the Jaffrey Civic Center beginning Friday. Juror’s choice awards will be presented for first, second and third prizes, at the opening reception on Friday, Oct. 17, which will be … 0

Letters: Rep. Emerson is a great ally

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

To the editor: A recent letter from Rindge was headed “What’s Wrong with Politics Today?” We all probably have our own answers to this question, as the robo calls pour in and millions are handed to WMUR from outside of New Hampshire. My simple answer is “blind allegiance … 0

They’re off to the other side of world

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Beijing, Shanghai, the Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, the Temple of Heaven, the Forbidden City — it’s a trip that could easily grace just about anyone’s bucket list. It’s that trip you always dreamed of taking, but never actually … 0

Jaffrey: Remembering Steven

Monday, October 6, 2014

There are a lot of good things to remember about his son, Steven, said Ron Smith. About how much he loved the outdoors and how talented he was with his hands, his avid sportsmanship and love of hunting, … 0

Jaffrey police log: Oct. 7, 2014

Monday, October 6, 2014

Jaffrey Thursday, Sept. 25 Accident: At 3 p.m., police responded to River Street for a two-car accident. Police found two vehicles pulled to the side of the road. A 17-year-old girl from Manchester, the driver of a 1997 Acura CL, stated she was unable to stop before striking … 0

Achievement:

Monday, October 6, 2014

The following first-year students are attending Plymouth State University this fall: from Greenville: Mikayla Logan; Jaffrey: Jenna Sirois; New Ipswich: Briana Sullivan; Peterborough: Michael Allen, Meaghan Hodge; and Wilton: James Edmunds, Kimberly Edmunds, Sophie LeVert. … 0

Viewpoint: Keeping the door open for common ground

Monday, October 6, 2014

Many thanks to the Walter Peterson Forum for Civil Discourse for bringing Gov. Dukakis to Peterborough. Franklin Pierce University professor and State Representative for Cheshire District 9 Doug Ley introduced Gov. Dukakis and shared with us the most important idea he absorbed from his conversation with the governor: … 0

Editorial: A call to action on the heroin problem

Monday, October 6, 2014

“Heroin — ‘This problem is here’” was a headline on last Thursday’s front page. For some of us, that was news. For others, it wasn’t. Ron Smith lost his son to a heroin overdose more than two years ago. Today, he tells his story. We know others in … 0

Jaffrey: Scarecrows go up Oct. 11

Sunday, September 21, 2014

TEAM Jaffrey’s signature autumn event, Scarecrows on the Common, will be returning to Main Street on Oct. 11, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost for building a scarecrow is $5, which takes place on the library … 0

Jaffrey: Student works on display at Civic Center

Monday, September 29, 2014

An exhibit of artwork by five students of Betty Glass are on display in the first-floor display cases at the Jaffrey Civic Center through Oct. 16. The artists participating in this show are Diana Conrad, Sandy Gemmell, Dolores … 0

Looking back: My family’s business and rooting for Arthur T.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

I know something about dysfunctional family businesses. I grew up in one. My father, Frank, and his brothers, Sam and Bill, owned a factory called the “Claremont Waste Manufacturing Company,” which turned waste textiles into flock. A century ago, the company did 100 percent of the world’s flock … 0