jaffrey: Local man spends wild semester roughing it in Chile

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Jaffrey resident Ted Schiele was already “not feeling” his next semester of classes at The University of Vermont, when his friends told him about an incredible opportunity for adventure. After what Schiele refers to as a simple process — “a small application, with a couple essays” — he was accepted into the National Outdoor Leadership School and on a plane … 0

Dog Tales: Finding the right dog, for you and them

Friday, August 1, 2014

We don’t get to pick our family members. You are born into a family unit with all the history, traditions, warts and all. But our life partners are selected, carefully hopefully. We watch for red flags, such as abuse or alcoholism. We hope to find a partner we feel connected with, are attracted … 0

Jaffrey/Peterborough: Early Learning Center holding shoe drive

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Monadnock Community Early Learning Center is conducting a shoe collection drive through Oct. 31 to raise funds for their Childcare Center while benefiting microenterprise ventures in developing nations and keeping old shoes out of local landfills. Individuals can help by donating gently worn, used shoes at the Monadnock Community Learning Center or at the following drop off locations: Jaffrey: Chamber of Commerce, Belletetes, … 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


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

Jaffrey: Farmers Market suspends operations with plans to reinvent in 2015

Friday, August 15, 2014

The Jaffrey Community Farmers Market is suspending operations for the remainder of the 2014 season. “A late crop season, a lack of market patrons coupled with a dwindling the number of available farmers at the Saturday time has led to an overall decline in weekly traffic at the … 0

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Dublin Thor Davenport, 23, Marlborough, speeding, $206 fine. Daniel Ramage, 41, Dublin, operating without a valid license, $124 fine. Corey Fifield, 21, Loudon, unlawful possession of alcohol, $1,240 fine, license to operate a vehicle suspended for 24 months, all but five months to be held in abeyance; transportation … 0

Letter: The Jaffrey library thanks you

Friday, August 8, 2014

To the editor: I am writing to express my gratitude for the many who lined up on Riverfest morning, July 26, to support our annual Friends of the Library book sale. Our sale was incredibly well-attended, with a line outside our doors before we opened! Each year, the … 0

Letter: Misconceptions on Northern Pass

Friday, August 15, 2014

To the editor: Recently, this paper covered a speech made by the president of the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests to the Amos Fortune Forum. One of the issues discussed was the Northern Pass. Unfortunately, the article repeated many of the inaccuracies the Forest Society … 0