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The Mary Varnum-Platts chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is turning 70 this year.

‘I know who I am now’

Monday, July 6, 2015

The local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is celebrating a birthday this year — its 105th, or 70th, depending on the view you take. If you’re counting from the creation of the Peterborough Chapter, you have to count from when it was first organized on June 16, 1910. Its founding regent was Bethiah Greenfield Alexander, a Peterborough native born in 1835, the great-granddaughter of John Scott. Scott had accompanied his father, Maj. William Scott into the War of the Revolution at the tender age of 13 as a musician, and then later as a private soldier. However, in June of 1945, another … 0

Jaffrey: New rec director builds on memories

Monday, July 6, 2015

JAFFREY — Despite falling flat on her face during an ice skating relay race when she was 9, Renee Sangermano recalls her experience at the Jaffrey Recreational Department’s Winter Carnival as one of her favorite childhood memories. “There were so many fun experiences,” said Sangermano, Jaffrey’s new recreation director, of her childhood spent … 0

Rindge / Jaffrey / Wilton: More tests questioned in online certifications

Monday, July 6, 2015

Three more Monadnock region police officers’ Breathalyzer certifications have come into question after the state found a second glitch in the state-mandated online recertification test. Officer Thomas Bishop of Jaffrey and officers Todd Moriarty and William Hickerson III of Wilton were three of nearly 150 officers named in the latest list of officers released by the state; Rindge police officer Thomas Horne — … 0

The Avid Reader: Shedding some light on manuscript illumination

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

This past Saturday I had the good fortune to take a day-long workshop on “Manuscript Illumination: Ancient Art Form, Modern Techniques and Applications.” This was taught by Amy Fagin, a professional manuscript artist, at the Museum of Russian … 0

Jaffrey: Unique photo exhibit at JCC

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

An exhibit of photographs by Robert Santangelo using unique photo processes will be on display in the first-floor Auditorium Gallery at the Jaffrey Civic Center. The exhibit will open on Friday with a reception from 5 to 7 … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Closer Look’ exhibit opens at JCC

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

“A Closer Look,” a photography exhibit by Melissa Gentle, will be on display in the first-floor display cases at the Jaffrey Civic Center beginning Friday. Gentle began drawing as a child and learned painting techniques from both of … 0

Antrim/Rindge: Celebration Singers touring the region

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The Celebration Singers, 65 young people from Atlanta, Texas, are touring New Hampshire this month and will be performing several concerts in our area. They will be offering free concerts and undertake community service projects as part of their annual summer trips. The group will be in concert … 0

Jaffrey: Garden tour is back, set for July 11

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The Jaffrey in Bloom garden tour is scheduled for July 11, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. After a two-year hiatus, this year’s tour will feature five private gardens and a farm — each with its own features … 0

Dublin/Jaffrey: 10th annual Monadnock Trails Week July 17 to July 21

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Society for the Protection of N.H. Forests and N.H. State Parks are hosting the 10th Annual Monadnock Trails Week, from July 17 to July 21. Volunteers are invited to join conservation professionals and trail maintainers to help … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Climb aboard the district’s ‘Mighty Book Bus’

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Jaffrey-Rindge School District’s library on wheels is hitting the road again for its eighth summer. From the outside, the Mighty Book Bus looks like a big moving van. Don’t let that fool you. Inside, there are over … 0

Milestones: Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School honor roll; Fourth quarter 2015

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School High/Honor Roll Lists for the 4th quarter of 2014-2015 Grade 8 High Honor Roll: Stephanie Barney, Tyler Bennett, Mariah Chamberlain, Cameron Feyrer, Travis Olson, Ruby Roberts, and Arianna Wentworth. Honor Roll: Connor Ahern, Troy Aho, Delaney Beaven, Nicholas Bergeron, Hannah Bernier, Meghan Boutwell, Levi Duncan, … 0

Achievement: Dupuis on dean’s list

Monday, June 29, 2015

Chastity Dupuis of Jaffrey was named to the dean’s list with a 4.0 grade point average for the spring semester at Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts. To make the list a student must have a 4.0 average. … 0

Graduation:

Monday, June 29, 2015

Erin Donovan of Jaffrey graduated summa cum laude from Norwich University, Northfield, Vermont, on May 9, earning a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and education. … 0