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The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board elected to purchase a property located at 30 Charlonne St.

Jaffrey-Rindge: District to purchase Charlonne St. property

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

RINDGE — The Jaffrey-Rindge School District has a purchase and sale agreement in place to purchase property abutting Jaffrey Grade School. Looking at the acquisition as a way to alleviate parking and circulation issues at the school, the School Board unanimously approved to authorize Superintendent Reuben Duncan in a Monday evening public hearing to buy the property on behalf of … 0

Keeping time: Town clock has some stories to tell

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — For 160 years, the four faces of the clock on the Unitarian Universalist Church have watched over Peterborough while a clock agent has watched over the clock. At least twice a year, the clock agent climbs the fusty tower, resets the clock, oils the capstan and marvels at the machine’s longevity … 0

Indictments handed down in three cases

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Four men were indicted in July in Hillsborough County Superior Court in Manchester in connection for various crimes committed in the region. Brett Flagg, 26, of Greenfield, was indicted by a grand jury on the charge of driving after being declared a habitual offender. Peterborough police arrested Flagg in June 2014, following a motor vehicle stop on Grove Street in Peterborough. The habitual … 0

Swimming: Local swimmers make waves in Milford

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

The Goss Park Turtles, Clark Sharks, New Ipswich Breakers and Jaffrey-Rindge Marlins had terrific performances at the Milford Rotary swim meet last weekend, with many swimmers placing in the top five or winning outright. In Division I, Concord … 0

Jaffrey: Project Shakespeare opens 21st season with performances of ‘Power to Charm,’ ‘Henry V’

Friday, July 17, 2015

Project Shakespeare will be celebrating 21 years of presenting accessible Shakespearean productions for the entire family this summer. The 2015 summer season will feature two productions. Project Shakespeare Too!, consisting of children ages 6-14, will perform “Power to … 0

Birth announcement:

Monday, July 20, 2015

Born at Monadnock Community Hospital, Peterborough: DESMARAIS: A girl, Elaina Marie, to Andrew and Brittni Desmarais of Jaffrey, June 25, 2015. Grandparents are Matthew and Sandra Desmarais of Rindge, Bruce and Denise Coll of Jaffrey, Kimberly Wiktorski of Jaffrey, and Susan Burns of Brooklyn, Connecticut. … 0

Achievement:

Monday, July 20, 2015

Drew Horne is one of two Conant High School students receiving a scholarship from the Jaffrey-Rindge Rotary Club this year. Horne is a member of the Conant High School Interact Club and was a driving force behind the … 0

Police Logs: Jaffrey - July 23, 2015

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Jaffrey Thursday, July 16 DWI: At 12:25 a.m., police stopped Lauren McLean, 23, of Jaffrey, after observing her driving almost completely in the opposite lane of travel near Big and Small on Main Street. Subsequent to the stop, McLean admitted to consuming alcoholic beverages and was arrested and … 0

Baseball: Umpire certification clinic runs in August

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The New Hampshire Baseball Umpires Association will be putting on a three-day umpire clinic to certify umpires to work high school, Varsity, Junior Varsity, Freshman and Prep school games during the 2016 season. The clinic will start on Aug. 14 at 6 p.m. at Keene State. To register … 0

jaffrey: Dinner with a psychic

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Martha Dawson will host dinner with a psychic Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Sunflowers, 21 Main St. The program will be An Evening of Readings, where each participant will receive a mini-reading. Come with a specific question or ask what you need to know for … 0

Letters: Town Wide Yard Sale a big success

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

The Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all of the families and businesses that took part in the first Jaffrey Town Wide Yard Sale on Saturday, July 11, and Sunday, July 12. Hundreds of people came to town to take advantage of the bargains at the … 0

editorial: Respect for the flag, and for a solemn tradition

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Today, across the Monadnock region, flags are half-staffed to honor the four Marines and a Navy officer who died after a shooting July 16 at a recruitment center in Chattanooga, Tenn. The tradition of flying the flag at half-mast (which is what it is called when the flag … 0

Archery: 3-D course helps hone target talent at Rod and Gun Club

Monday, July 20, 2015

Last fall, Michelle Pratt of Jaffrey was looking for a new hobby. She walked out of a sporting goods store in Hillsborough with a left-handed bow, a suggestion from a staff member. Within one afternoon of shooting, she … 0