Bill seeks to decrease drug overdose deaths

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

A proposed bill would grant limited immunity to people who call 911 to report a drug-related medical emergency. Reporting a drug- or alcohol-related medical emergency could soon give the caller limited immunity from drug-related charges in New Hampshire — an effort intended to encourage the calling of 911 and the potential preservation of life. The bill’s intent is to try to put the brakes on hundreds of overdose deaths a … 0

Jaffrey: Board looks at dog waste

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

JAFFREY — Surveillance cameras, increased enforcement and additional signs are all on the table to deal with dog excrement left behind on the town common. Banning all dogs from town property was also discussed by the Select Board on Monday, but they opted instead for more education and enforcement. One selectman even suggested … 0

Runners ready for Boston Marathon

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

John Singelais’s stomach was full of butterflies at the start of the Boston Marathon last year, on the first Patriot’s Day race since the deadly bombing. But once the starting pistol fired, and Singelais ran the 26.2 miles from Hopkinton, Massachusetts, to Boylston Street, he was more than relaxed. He was invigorated by … 0

Editorial: Saving a life is worth the forfeit

Monday, April 13, 2015

In a situation where every moment can make the difference between life and death, do we really want to give someone any reason to hesitate before calling for help? That’s the concept behind HB 270 — a good Samaritan law that gives limited immunity to people who call … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: CHS composting project approved

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

RINDGE — Conant High School students are working to implement a student-run composting program that could be replicated and spread to other schools in the district. Representatives from Mrs. Clark-Kevan’s microbiology and anatomy class were given the school … 0

Cheshire County: Nursing home plans reviewed

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Cheshire County state representatives visiting a nursing home in New York Friday hope the trip will bring clarity to what the county should do with its Westmoreland facility. The nursing home in New York is similar to the proposed model being recommended by a task force created in … 0

New Ipswich: Skinny Cat Rd. land for sale

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Kinder Morgan has been tight-lipped about possible locations for compressor stations that would serve its proposed natural gas pipeline, but concern is high that a property in New Ipswich may fit the bill. The nearly 300-acre property at 40 Skinny Cat Rd. in New Ipswich is currently on … 1

Jaffrey/New Ipswich: From Mad Man to romance

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Shannon Stirnweis got his start the same way as many young artists — by smearing paint on his grandmother’s newly-hung wallpaper as a toddler. A new retrospective exhibit centering around Stirnweis, a New Ipswich oil painter, at the … 0

Track: Vikings, Orioles hot at Campbell

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Having proven themselves among the best in winning the Division III cross-country State Championships, the Mascenic boys’ track team put up some impressive numbers at Tuesday’s meet at Campbell. Being used to “bust the rust off” and get … 0

Jaffrey police log; April 7, 2015

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Jaffrey Tuesday, March 24 Arrest: At 4:35 p.m., Heidi M. White, 46, of Jaffrey turned herself in on warrants issued by the Jaffrey Police Department charging her with criminal trespass, littering — unlawful activities, false report to law enforcement, and harassment (phone). She was released on $2,000 personal … 0

jaffrey: Music lectures, concerts at Jaffrey Civic Center

Monday, April 6, 2015

Fun @ Five, a series of music lecture-concerts with pianist Virginia Eskin will be held at the Jaffrey Civic Center on consecutive Tuesdays at 5 p.m. Each session will have a theme. “Impressionism in Art and Music — Composers from France” will be featured on April 14 and … 0

Jaffrey: Friendly Meal for Seniors on April 16

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

The Jaffrey Friendly Meals for seniors will be held on April 16 at the VFW Post on Hathorn Road in Jaffrey. The Friendly Meal will be served at noon. The menu will be baked stuffed chicken with gravy, mashed potatoes, sauteed spinach, and a chocolate chip cookie for … 0

Bridging the political divide: Political correctness: Appomattox at 150

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Today marks the 150th anniversary of Lee’s surrender to Grant at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, effectively ending the country’s four devastating years of Civil War. There were other Union and Confederate armies still in the field and more … 0