David Hoffman, 54, of Ashburnham, appeared in court on Wednesday in Jaffrey to be arraigned on a charge of negligent homicide.

Jaffrey/Rindge: Driver in fatal crash arraigned

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

JAFFREY — David Hoffman, the driver of a vehicle that allegedly caused a fatal accident in Rindge on Nov. 6, was arraigned on a charge of negligent homicide at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey, on Wednesday afternoon. As part of his bail conditions, Justice L. Phillips Runyon III ordered that Hoffman be fitted with an ankle bracelet for house arrest and that he not drive; bail was set at $20,000 cash or surety. Hoffman, 54, of Ashburnham, Massachusetts, entered the courtroom Wednesday on crutches, with his left foot in a cast from injuries suffered in the accident. Police allege Hoffman’s alcohol consumption that day was … 0

Peterborough: National award for green energy

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Peterborough is the only town nationwide being recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for purchasing green power — electricity from renewable sources like solar, wind and geothermal that do not emit greenhouse gases. The EPA announced Wednesday that Peterborough is one of nine entities across the country to receive the EPA’s 2014 Green Power Purchasing Award. Other award winners include the cities … 0

Jaffrey: Pondering town office options

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

JAFFREY — The Select Board sought feedback on two proposed plans to replace the town offices during a public hearing Monday night. While the board was leaning toward a more long-term but also more expensive option, some residents felt the plan might be too ambitious, and that a more conservative plan might be … 0

Letter: Trick-or-treat event was success

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

To the editor: On behalf of TEAM Jaffrey, we’d like to express our gratitude to the 35 downtown businesses and organizations who welcomed over 300 families for Trick-or-Treat on the Town this Halloween! Welcoming shopkeepers and merchants generously distributed a variety of goodies to eager little ones in … 0

Letter: Join conversation on mental health

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

To the editor: Everyone agrees that mental health services do not meet the critical needs of individuals and families coping with depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, OCD, PTSD and other mood and emotional disorders. National Alliance on Mental Illness — NH Chapter is holding a conversation to hear from … 0

Jaffrey: Remote viewing topic of talk

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Former TV producer, Jim Rodger, will give a free talk on “The Mechanics of Remote Viewing” at the Jaffrey Civic Center, 40 Main St., Jaffrey on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. Remote viewing is defined as the ability to access accurate data about any person, place, or … 0

Rindge: Olson sentencing delayed again

Monday, November 10, 2014

Sentencing in the case of a Rindge man who admitted in court to defrauding investors has once again been delayed. Aaron E. Olson of Rindge pled guilty to charges of tax evasion, admitting in his plea agreement that he stole $27.8 million from his investors through his investment … 0

Jaffrey: Town offices project pitched

Monday, November 10, 2014

After more than a year of study, the town is ready to come forward with recommendations for the siting of a new town offices building — or, as a recently released town report suggests, a combined new town … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge, Conval: Changes to New Hampshire’s standardized testing

Monday, November 10, 2014

This spring, elementary schoolers and eleventh-graders won’t just be bubbling in multiple-choice answers with a graphite pencil, as was typical of the NECAP and previous standardized tests. With New Hampshire incorporating a new test this year, students will … 0

Peterborough/Keene: Workshops on hiring, HR

Monday, October 20, 2014

Paula Mathews, president of HR Compliance 101, LLC will offer several workshops this quarter. Sponsored by the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce or the Hannah Grimes Center, these workshops have been developed for the employer with one to 100 employees. They will be held at Hannah Grimes Center, … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: J-R student of the month announced

Monday, October 27, 2014

The Jaffrey-Rindge Rotary Student of the Month is Ashley Luhtjarv, a junior at Conant High School. She was recommended by Larry Pimental. She is a model of school engagement, and currently is Student Council President and president of … 0


Monday, November 3, 2014

Matt Belletete of Jaffrey participated in academic, crime scene, firearms and physical agility competitions. Belletete represented Henry Lee College and the University of New Haven. … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Red ribbon week raises awareness

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Jaffrey Rindge Middle School faculty and staff worked together to offer meaningful and memorable opportunities during its annual Red Ribbon Week. Originally created to commemorate those DEA officers that have lost lives in the war on drugs, the … 0