Jaffrey

Voters came out to support their primary candidates on Tuesday.

Primary day: Trump triumphs; Sanders surges

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Cars honk and people wave and shout “Bernie!” out their car window at a small group of campaigners boasting tall signs stacked with Bernie Sanders’ name. “We’ve been getting a lot of that,” said Mary Allen of Antrim, as she stood roadside across the street from the Town Hall on voting day. Allen has been a campaign volunteer for the …

Basketball: Hoops for Hope

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The crowd packing the ConVal gym Tuesday night for a basketball doubleheader rose to their feet. Slowly at first, small groups got up; others followed until nearly everybody in the building was standing together, eyes on the court, or closed in concentration. The pink-clad masses rose in solidarity, not to cheer on their …

Trump shines at polls

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Area voters overwhelmingly supported Trump as the Republican nominee, with most saying that the United States needs someone in the Oval Office who can create jobs. Trump took New Hampshire by storm after placing second to Ted Cruz in the Iowa Caucus, receiving 35 percent of the vote and 10 of 23 delegates. …

Nominations sought for state volunteer award

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Do you know an exceptional senior volunteer? The Department of Health and Human Services has announced that the nomination process for the 2016 Joseph D. Vaughan Awards has begun. The Vaughan Awards annually recognize outstanding leadership and initiative …

Peterborough: Web visibility grant set up for nonprofits

Thursday, February 4, 2016

The New Hampshire Businesses for Social Responsibility, in partnership with @Website Publicity, Inc., has established a new grant to provide one nonprofit organization in the state with a free Internet visibility audit. NHBSR Executive Director Michelle Veasey said, “We continue to see the smaller nonprofits in New Hampshire …

Jaffrey: Gardening series on tap at library

Thursday, February 4, 2016

The Friends of the Library will offer a three-part monthly series titled “Gardening from the Knees Down” on Tuesdays at 6 p.m., on Feb. 16, March 22 and April 19. Ann McEntee, of Fitzwilliam, developed the program with Carl Majewski of the Cheshire County Extension. In the first …

55K sign-ups for Marketplace

Friday, February 5, 2016

More than 55,000 New Hampshire residents signed up for Health Coverage under the Affordable Care Act for 2016 after the Health Insurance Marketplace opened in November 2015. Nationally, 12.7 million Americans selected a plan through the marketplace. Those who did not sign up for a health insurance plan …

Peterborough / Rindge: Reusable bag program supports CVTC

Friday, February 5, 2016

Contoocook Valley Transportation Company, headquartered in Peterborough, has been selected as February’s beneficiary of the Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag program. CVTC will receive $1 from each blue Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag purchased at the Rindge Hannaford. This is an opportunity for CVTC, not only to raise funds, but …

Unified Basketball: Conant beats Milford

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Conant unified basketball team beat Milford on Thursday afternoon. …

Jaffrey: Susan Peterson named Citizen of the Year

Sunday, February 7, 2016

The Chamber of Commerce will honor Susan Peterson as its 2015 Citizen of the Year and she will be recognized at the Chamber’s Annual Meeting at the Shattuck Golf Club on Feb. 26. “I had the pleasure of …

February programs at Cheshire Museum

Monday, February 8, 2016

The following events take place in February at the Cheshire Children’s Museum Saturday and Sunday, 12-2 p.m. Share cocoa and make snowman crafts with someone you love. ∎ Feb. 16-27. Eric Carle’s Vacation Week Extravaganza with the walk through book “The Mixed Up Chameleon,” paper painting workshops and make …

Jaffrey: Looking for a sign?

Monday, February 8, 2016

Martha Dawson will host “Dinner with a Psychic” Monday at 7 p.m. at Sunflowers Restaurant, 21 Main St. The topic for the evening will be “It’s in the Cards!” Dawson will discuss the use of oracle cards to communicate with spirit guides, raise awareness to opportunities on our …

Jaffrey: Friendly Meals set for Feb. 18

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Jaffrey Friendly Meals for seniors will be held on Feb. 18 at the VFW Post on Hathorn Road in Jaffrey. The Friendly Meal will be served at noon. The menu will be Yankee pot roast with gravy, rosemary potatoes, carrots and strawberry shortcake for dessert. A Nurse …