Jaffrey: Guilty plea expected in heroin dealing case

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

One of two men allegedly caught dealing heroin in the area is expected to plead guilty, according to court documents. Alan D. Wheeler, 26, of Jaffrey is scheduled to appear at the Cheshire Superior Court, Keene next Wednesday for a plea and sentencing hearing for a special felony controlled drug charge. Wheeler has agreed to enter a guilty plea and serve two to four years in state prison, as well … 0

Antrim / Bennington / Jaffrey: Indictment in threatening case

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

An Antrim man has been indicted on criminal threatening charges after he allegedly pointed a BB gun at two police officers in March. Andrew Hart, 21, of Antrim is accused of pointing the BB gun, which appeared to be a real firearm, at Officer Robert McAllister and Sergeant Thomas Grella. Hart was indicted on four counts of criminal threatening — two for each … 0

Jaffrey / Rindge: Churches fill summer food gap

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Church-led Got Lunch summer program fed 120 children … 0

Jaffrey: Colored pencils featured medium in new exhibit

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

An exhibit of colored pencil artwork by Roland Coates will be on display in the first-floor display cases at the Jaffrey Civic Center opening Friday. “From the mountains to the sea you will observe waterfalls, lakes, spring and … 0

WEdding announcement: Brendan Ringer — Colleen Lewis

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Colleen Lewis, daughter of Robert and Nancy Lewis of Hadley, New York, and Brendan Ringer, son of Steven and Diana Ringer of Winchendon, Massachusetts, were married Aug. 9, 2014 in a double-ring ceremony at St. Patrick Church, Jaffrey. … 0

Thank You: TEAM Jaffrey thanks fest-goers

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

To the editor: On behalf of TEAM Jaffrey, we’d like to thank the hundreds of area families who came out to enjoy the Riverfest day with us downtown! Whether you rode in our Bikes & Buggies Parade, Zumba’d with us on Main, made your own superhero cape and … 0

Jaffrey: ML

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

JAFFREY — Several options were put on the table, but no strong consensus reached on the contentious issue of where to put a replica of the town’s former hearse house in a planning meeting on Sunday. Over 50 … 0

Game management challenges facing N.H.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

New England was settled by hunters and trappers; trade in beaver pelts was a principle form of commerce in New Hampshire for nearly 150 years. Wild game was a critical staple for settlers who struggled to sustain themselves … 0

EZ Pass transponders at end of service life

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

A decade after electronic tolling was introduced on the New Hampshire Turnpike System, owners of the original transponders that were sold are being notified by the New Hampshire Department of Transportation that those transponders (tags) are reaching the … 0

Jaffrey / Rindge: Teens tops in aviation art contest

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School has swept the state again in the International Aviation Art Contest for eighth graders. This is the 6th consecutive year for this achievement. JRMS eighth graders placed first, second and third in two different categories. … 0

Editorial: Is SWRPC response too little, too late?

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

With the level of opposition to the proposed natural gas pipeline in the region, we are puzzled by the Southwest Region Planning Commission’s seemingly delayed response. Just two weeks before the close of the official comment period at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the SWRPC is starting an … 1

Peterborough: Doctors talk MMJ pros and cons

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — As the state readies its medical marijuana facilities, physicians are divided over recommending it to patients once it becomes available to them next year. Some welcome the new treatment option, while others plan to tread lightly. “It’s a frontier in healthcare,” said Dr. Terrance McNamara, a … 0

Federal aid to N.H. for January blizzard

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

State and federal officials say more than $1 million in federal assistance has been delivered to New Hampshire to help cover costs of the January 26-28, 2015 severe winter storm and snow storm that buried parts of the state under two to three feet of snow. According to … 0