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jaffrey / New Ipswich: Motorcyclist killed in Rte. 124 crash

Monday, July 28, 2014

JAFFREY — Family and friends will remember Frederick “Fred” Hammann as a man who got the most he could out of every day. Hammann, 43, a Navy veteran and New Ipswich resident died Wednesday from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Jaffrey on Wednesday afternoon. Some time shortly before 3:47 p.m. when the accident was reported, Frederick W. Hammann, … 0

jaffrey-rindge: Interim deans and principals fill void

Monday, July 28, 2014

JAFFREY — The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board announced plans to employ four administrators in interim positions for the upcoming school year, during a July 24 meeting. Conant High School Assistant Principal Larry Pimental will continue to serve as interim principal for the high School, and Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School Assistant Principal Rob Clark will continue as interim principal for the middle school. JRMS teacher Lisa … 0

Letter: Thanks to all for cupcake event

Thursday, July 24, 2014

To the editor: The Night of 1,000 Cupcakes in Jaffrey, sponsored by the Jaffrey Civic Center on July 17, a perfect summer evening, was a rousing success. Nearly 3,500 cupcakes were admired, chosen, and consumed by a crowd of more than 1,500 eager eaters. The Cupcake Committee and the Directors and Incorporators of the Civic Center would like to thank our many creative … 0

Jaffrey: ML

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Mary Varnum Platts-Peterborough Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution presented American flags to kindergarteners who learned the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. The ceremony was held at the Jaffrey Grade School on June 9, … 0

Jaffrey: Project Shakespeare presenting three plays

Monday, July 21, 2014

Celebrating 20 years, Project Shakespeare will present three productions for their 2014 summer season including a new program for elementary and middle school students. Performances will run from July 24 through Aug. 4 at locations in Jaffrey, Rindge and Peterborough. The mainstage company will present “The Taming of … 0

Jaffrey: Car crash results in minor injuries

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

JAFFREY — Four people escaped a two-car crash at the entrance to the McDonald’s parking lot in Jaffrey on Tuesday with only minor injuries, according to Police Chief Bill Oswalt. Originally, police were told the accident had involved … 1

JAFFREY: Federal grant to help with trail work in woods, park

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

JAFFREY — With the acceptance of a federal grant by the Select Board on Monday, the Jaffrey Conservation Commission is poised to pair up with a national volunteer group to renovate existing trails for hikers in the town-owned … 0

Temple / Jaffrey: Fundraiser gala for veterans

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

JAFFREY — A gala will be held Saturday to benefit Warrior Camp, an equine therapy program at Temple’s Touchstone Farm that assists veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Warrior Camp is a week-long clinical program designed to treat combat stress among veterans and active service members, using equine-assisted … 0

Peterborough: Motion filed in arson case

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Former Peterborough firefighter Gregory Potter, who is accused of setting a series of fires at five residential buildings in Durham in the early morning hours of Feb. 2, 2013, while people were inside the apartments, is scheduled to … 0

Jaffrey: Project Shakespeare opens season

Monday, July 14, 2014

Celebrating 20 years, Project Shakespeare will present three productions for their 2014 summer season including a new program for elementary and middle school students. Performances will run from July 24 through Aug. 4 at locations in Jaffrey, Rindge … 0

Jaffrey: ‘New England Light’ exhibit

Monday, July 14, 2014

An exhibit of photographs by Jeffrey Newcomer entitled “New England Light” are on exhibit in the first-floor Auditorium Gallery at the Jaffrey Civic Center. “I have developed my craft largely through private study, experimentation and through the study of the work of many fine photographers such as Ansel … 0

Jaffrey: Landscape class on offer at Civic Center

Monday, July 14, 2014

Four-day painting workshops are being offered at the Jaffrey Civic Center. Each day artists will paint en plein air in the morning and spend the afternoon in the studio producing abstracted studies and paintings of the morning work. … 0

Jaffrey: Medicine in transition next forum topic

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The Amos Fortune Forum continues its season with a talk by David Fairchild on “Medicine in Transition: Moving from ‘Illness-care’ to ‘Health-care’” on Friday at the Jaffrey Center Meeting House. One aspect of the Accountable Care Act that has garnered relatively little press is the creation of the … 0