RINDGE: Teacher charged with DWI in crash

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

A Rindge Memorial School teacher who was involved in a car accident three weeks ago has been charged with drunk driving. Kim Wheeler, 43, of Rindge was charged with aggravated DWI on Wednesday. The charge followed a single motor vehicle accident on Oct. 16 in which Wheeler, while driving a 2012 Honda Civic, veered off the road and crashed head-on into a tree, according to Rindge Police Chief Todd Muilenberg. … 0

Jaffrey: Chamber auction on one-year hiatus

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The Jaffrey Chamber will not be holding its annual Monandock Arts Auction this year, as organizers ready to revamp the yearly fundraiser in hopes of breathing new life into the event. This is a second blow to the Chamber’s annual fundraising events, after revenues from the annual Festival of Fireworks were down significantly. … 0

Keene: Conservation District to hold annual meeting

Monday, November 10, 2014

The Cheshire County Conservation District and partners at the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service will honor Windy Hill Farm of Marlow as the Cooperator of the Year and Michael and Kathy Nerrie of Distant Hill Gardens as the 2014 Educators of the Year at the district’s upcoming annual meeting. The meeting will be held on Dec. 9 at 6 p.m. at the Keene … 0

Keene: Starting your own business seminar

Friday, November 14, 2014

Monadnock SCORE will present a seminar on “How to Start Your Own Business” today from 6 to 9 p.m. The seminar will be presented at and sponsored by the Savings Bank of Walpole, 84 Marlborough St., in Keene. This seminar is designed for anyone who is thinking about … 0

Viewpoint: Trip of a Lifetime

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

If you’d asked me a year ago, there was no way a trip to China was in my thoughts. But when the opportunity of the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce trip came along in March, it seemed too good … 0

Letter: Network neutrality is only fair

Friday, November 14, 2014

To the editor: President Obama asked the Federal Communications Commission to set the strongest possible rules to protect network neutrality as it writes new Internet traffic regulations. He said the FCC should reclassify broadband service to be regulated like a public utility. This would mean that Internet service … 0

Letter: Pumpkin Fest support was great!

Friday, November 14, 2014

To the editor: I would like to take this opportunity, on behalf of Animaterra Women’s Chorus, to publicly thank everyone who supported us at this year’s Pumpkin Festival. Being a nonprofit, with members from all around the Monadnock area, we once again sold a variety of homemade turnovers … 0

Editorial: Take some time before reacting

Monday, November 17, 2014

One inarguable fact of human existence is that people are resistant to change. No matter how good an idea turns out to be in the end, there are invariably detractors when the concept is first pitched. Just think back to those who dismissed the rising new technology of … 0

Jaffrey: Grease fire breaks out in duplex apt.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story, erroneously quoted Jaffrey Fire Chief David Chamberlain as saying fire alarms are an expensive investment, rather than an inexpensive one. Smoke detectors saved the life of a Jaffrey man who … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Jekyll vs. Hyde

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

“Jekyll & Hyde,” a musical based upon the novel “The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde” by Robert Louis Stevenson, is the most ambitious play that the fledgling Conant Drama Club has taken on, explained Director … 0

Jaffrey: Basics of eBay at library Tuesday

Monday, November 10, 2014

Faye Hanson will explain how to turn household items into cash during an eBay Basics program at the Jaffrey Public Library on Tuesday at 6 p.m. Learn how to set up an account, research items, determine pricing and postage, write an effective listing, and get paid. The program … 0

Peterborough/Jaffrey: Book fair to benefit St. Patrick School

Monday, November 10, 2014

On Nov. 22 or Nov. 23, either say “I Support St. Patrick’s School” or bring in a coupon to the Toadstool Bookshop in Peterborough and all purchases made will benefit St. Patrick School. Twenty-five percent of the purchase price will be donated to the school and purchases can … 0

Jaffrey: Children’s Woods hike Saturday

Monday, November 10, 2014

The Monadnock Conservancy and the Jaffrey Conservation Commission are sponsoring a leisurely two-mile guided hike on the trails at Children’s Woods and Carey Park in Jaffrey on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. The hike will be on newly spruced-up trails that were upgraded by the Student Conservation … 0