Jaffrey

Rindge: Osimo and Seppala are 2014 Citizens of the Year

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Ronald Osimo has been named Rindge’s Citizen of the Year, and Sharlene Seppala is the Young Citizen of the Year. Both were honored at the tree lighting ceremony on Saturday night, following the tree’s dedication. “The lighting of the town tree is a tradition that is over 20-years-old,” said Monika Diab, manager of the Rindge branch TD Bank, which sponsors the annual event with Rindge Athletic Men’s Social Club, or RAMS. “Awards are given out to citizens who made outstanding contributions to the quality of life for the folks who live in the community.” Osimo was taken by surprise, he told the Ledger-Transcript following the … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Final budget review details out

Thursday, December 18, 2014

JAFFREY — The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board continued its review of the district’s proposed budget Monday night, discussing funding for technology, facilities, the district’s Gifted and Talented program and the SAU offices. While the meeting was well-attended, the focus of the discussions was much less contentious than its first session on the same topic, … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: State law requires restraint, seclusion policy update

Thursday, December 18, 2014

JAFFREY — Updates to a pre-existing state law outlining seclusion and restraint regulations has the School Board looking to the district’s own policy to keep compliant. While the school district has had to streamline the recording process of incidents, most of the restraint and seclusion practices in the district will remain the same. During its meeting Monday, the board discussed changes to its … 0

Two-vehicle accident on Plantation Drive

Monday, December 8, 2014

Frost on the windshield reportedly led to a two-vehicle accident on Plantation Drive in Jaffrey on Friday morning, but police said the accident did not result in any injuries. Diana Jourdan, 50, of Rindge was driving south on Plantation Drive at around 7:20 a.m., when Andrew Desmarais, 27, … 0

Jaffrey/Peterborough: Bracing for winter

Monday, December 8, 2014

Joshua Levesque put his foot down on Edward MacDowell Lake to test the ice — before he had put his full weight down, it had already cracked. Levesque, who serves as a natural resources specialist for the U.S. … 0

Peterborough: Oil prices on the decline, following prebuy season

Monday, December 8, 2014

The price of heating oil this season is going down as steady as the temperature outside, providing a welcome reprieve for the Northeast, the region of the country where people are most dependent on oil to heat their … 0

Basketball: Orioles dominate

Monday, December 8, 2014

The Conant girls basketball team came out of the gate so dominant on Friday night that for a while, it was unclear whether their first opponent, Sanborn, would even get the ball past halfcourt, let alone score. “Our … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District: New blood for Conant Interact

Monday, December 8, 2014

On Dec. 2, the CHS Interact Club held its third induction of new members. This brought the Club membership to a total of 48. The CHS Interact Club is sponsored by the Jaffrey-Rindge Rotary Club. The CHS Interact … 0

Court log: Dec. 9, 2014

Monday, December 8, 2014

Dublin Jacob Brown, 24, Plaistow, criminal mischief, $200, suspended for 24 months, 30-day commitment to the House of Correction suspended for 24 months on condition of payment of $300 restitution. Greenfield Toby Theodore, 25, Greenfield, negligent driving, $310, license suspended for 30 days. Hancock David Koziell, 38, Antrim, … 0

Jaffrey: Festooning town with holiday swags

Friday, December 5, 2014

Volunteers from TEAM Jaffrey gathered on the morning of Dec. 2 to hang hand-made holiday swags downtown. The swags are all made with Jaffrey greens donated by neighbors and friends who assembled and decorated them at TEAM Jaffrey’s … 0

Monadnock United Way seeking nonprofit partners

Friday, December 5, 2014

Monadnock United Way is offering an open, competitive process to become a MUW partner and apply for funding opportunities for Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2016. Under the organization’s “Agenda for Collective Impact,” MUW focuses its funding criteria for maximum impact on critical human services that will ensure … 0

Jaffrey: Tree lighting held at Meeting House

Monday, December 8, 2014

Thirty-one members of the Jaffrey Center Village Improvement Society sang carols after lighting the Christmas tree on the Jaffrey Center common, Sunday. The 14-foot, 300-pound Veitch fir, native to Japan, was delivered a week ago by Windswept Mountains … 0

Jaffrey: Nominations sought for Citizen of the Year

Monday, December 8, 2014

The Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for Citizen of the Year for 2014. This award is given for leadership and performance in several areas of community service, such as community leadership, civic affairs, government, nonprofit programs, and education. Anyone may nominate a candidate. Forms are available … 0