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

Jaffrey: Town hires interim library director after resignation

Monday, October 20, 2014

Just over one year after hiring a library director, the Jaffrey Town Library is once again looking for a new one. In an Oct. 15 press release, Jaffrey Public Library Board of Trustees Co-chair Stephanie Minteer announced that Carol Roberts, the interim library director in Pelham, will become … 0

Rindge woman flown to Massachusetts hospital after crash

Monday, October 20, 2014

RINDGE — A Rindge woman was in a single-vehicle crash Thursday night, serious enough that she was transported to a Massachusetts hospital, but as of Monday her condition remains unknown. Kim Wheeler, 43, of Rindge, was driving a 2012 Honda Civic north on Cathedral Road in the vicinity … 0

Peterborough: Building on giving

Monday, October 20, 2014

Katherine Forrest loves animals, so when she opened her new store Treat Goods in Depot Square this summer, she began thinking about what she could do to give back to the furry friends that give so much to … 0

Monday, October 20, 2014

Jaffrey Monday, Oct. 6 Arrest/warrant: At 6:23 p.m., a 17-year-old boy turned himself in a warrant for theft by unauthorized taking. He was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with a Nov. 6 court date at 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. Complaint: At 6:40 p.m., a Jaffrey man went to … 0

Letters: Thanks, Cyndy, for your dedication

Thursday, October 2, 2014

On behalf of the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce, past presidents and current Board of Directors, we would like to recognize and say a “Thank You” to Cyndy Burgess for all of the years that she was the chairperson for the Jaffrey Festival of Fireworks. Cyndy did an outstanding … 0

Letters: Remembering a special person

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

To the editor: Five years ago this month the community lost a special person, friend, coworker and family member, Stephen Krause. A tragic accident took the lives of four special people in just a few moments. With the recent celebration of the Columbus Day weekend and the celebrations … 0

Viewpoint: Negative ads based on fear

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

I find negative campaigning to be a fascinating topic and look forward to its arriving in the mail and appearing on television political ads. They are interesting, in a bad sort of way, as a form of vicious propaganda. Negative ads make me reflective on how they were … 0

Letters: Give them your support

Friday, October 17, 2014

To the editor: Recently we saw on the news that New Hampshire has the highest rate of breast cancer in the nation. Many of you probably know someone who has breast cancer and is fighting the fight. As I go through my own fight, I have had amazing … 0

Letters: ‘She talk with forked tongue’

Friday, October 17, 2014

To the editor: Marilinda Garcia’s opponent in the primaries, Gary Lambert, accused her of wanting amnesty for illegal aliens. She called him a liar. When pressed in the Manchester TV Channel 9 primary debates, she said illegal aliens should have a path to citizenship. In other words, another … 0

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 … 0