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Jaffrey: Injured, lost hikers rescued

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

N.H. Fish and Game Conservation Officers were kept busy with two rescues, one after the other, at Mount Monadnock on Tuesday afternoon and evening, according to a press release issued Wednesday afternoon by Conservation Officer Jonathan M. DeLisle. At 3:11 p.m., Fish and Game was called for report of a hiker in need of assistance who had sustained a lower leg injury. The victim, Jocelyn Frain, 32, of Hinsdale, was … 0

Jaffrey: Firehouse museum open house features historic equipment

Friday, August 22, 2014

The newly painted red doors of Monadnock 4 were swung open last Saturday afternoon for an Open House at the Jaffrey Historical Society’s firehouse museum on Route 124 in Jaffrey Center. Once an active fire station for the western part of the town, the building features a collection of photographs, memorabilia and artifacts … 0

Letter: Book discussions an opportunity

Friday, August 15, 2014

To the editor: A reader’s treat awaits at the Ingalls Memorial Library in Rindge. Once a month, readers are invited to meet for a book group discussion on the classics, led by Marcia Breckenridge. What makes this group so interesting and fun is Marcia. She is a retired teacher of British and American literature. She brings us the background of the book and … 0

Jaffrey: New 4H club holding meeting tonight

Monday, August 11, 2014

Due to increased interest in 4H, a meeting has been planned for tonight at 6:30 p.m., to be held at the Silver Ranch. The Monadnock Mountaineers 4H Club will start up this fall. Leaders have emerged in the following categories: environmental education and earth science, large animals, and … 0

Jaffrey: Photos sought for fall show

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The Jaffrey Civic Center is calling for entries for the annual photography show, which will open Friday, Aug. 22, with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Anyone who would like to participate in the show can drop off their photograph(s) between Tuesday, Aug. 12, and Saturday, Aug. … 0

Jaffrey: Off the Wall fundraiser Monday

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The Jaffrey Civic Center will be holding the fundraiser “Off The Wall” on Monday, Aug. 18, with doors opening at 6 p.m. The event will begin with a briefing on procedure with refreshments on the first floor. At 6:30 p.m. everyone will go upstairs where more than 200 … 0

Beverly, Mass.: Art show by Jaffrey native is on display

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Beverly Bank is hosting an exhibit of original artwork by Montserrat College of Art graduate Morgan Dyer. A painter based out of Beverly, Mass., and originally from Jaffrey, Dyer has continued her focus on abstract landscapes since her … 0

Peterborough Cop Log: Aug. 7, 2014

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Peterborough Friday, July 25 Arrest: At 1:20 a.m., police stopped a vehicle on Route 101 East near Old Street Road, and found that a passenger, Jarred Warren, 27 of Alstead, was wanted on a warrant issued by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, charging him with non-payment of attorney … 0

Court log: Aug. 14, 2014

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Greenfield Ronald D. Higgins, 44, Peterborough, disorderly conduct, $124 fine. Alexander J. McDonough, 20, Winchester, Mass., unlawful possession of alcohol, $372 fine. Peterborough George Marwanga, 41, Manchester, following too closely, matter not prosecuted on condition Marwanga be of good behavior for three months. Sallie Werst, 29, Hollis, speeding; … 0

Jaffrey Police Log: July 10, 2014

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Jaffrey Wednesday, Aug. 6 Shoplifting: At 7:18 p.m., police responded to a call from a Peterborough Street business regarding an alleged shoplifting incident. Upon arriving, police spoke with a Jaffrey resident who was in the store with a bag of goods that he had paid for. There was … 0

Editor: ‘The powerful play goes on’

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Robin Williams touched millions of lives around the world, including at least one Peterborough resident — perhaps more — who appeared as an extra in “Jumanji,” which was filmed in Keene in the mid-1990s. But even if you never shared a set with the famed actor, it’s likely … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District: Board votes to return $211K to taxpayers, keep $150K

Monday, August 11, 2014

JAFFREY — The Jaffrey-Rindge School District will be returning $211,000 of unassigned funds back to the voters, after voting to retain $150,000 to use for possible emergencies that may arise over the course of the school year. In March 2013, the district approved a warrant article that allows … 0

jaffrey: Peek at Monadnock

Monday, August 11, 2014

The town of Jaffrey removed five trees behind the old burying ground, opening up a view of Mount Monadnock from the perspective of the Jaffrey Center Meetinghouse. Jaffrey resident Ken Campbell said he was excited to see the … 0