jaffrey: Local man spends wild semester roughing it in Chile

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Jaffrey resident Ted Schiele was already “not feeling” his next semester of classes at The University of Vermont, when his friends told him about an incredible opportunity for adventure. After what Schiele refers to as a simple process — “a small application, with a couple essays” — he was accepted into the National Outdoor Leadership School and on a plane … 0

Dog Tales: Finding the right dog, for you and them

Friday, August 1, 2014

We don’t get to pick our family members. You are born into a family unit with all the history, traditions, warts and all. But our life partners are selected, carefully hopefully. We watch for red flags, such as abuse or alcoholism. We hope to find a partner we feel connected with, are attracted … 0

Jaffrey/Peterborough: Early Learning Center holding shoe drive

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Monadnock Community Early Learning Center is conducting a shoe collection drive through Oct. 31 to raise funds for their Childcare Center while benefiting microenterprise ventures in developing nations and keeping old shoes out of local landfills. Individuals can help by donating gently worn, used shoes at the Monadnock Community Learning Center or at the following drop off locations: Jaffrey: Chamber of Commerce, Belletetes, … 0

Rindge: Restitution order in fraud case pending

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The sentencing of Aaron Olson of Rindge, who pleaded guilty to tax evasion charges in May, has been delayed, as prosecutors and defense attorneys work to complete a restitution order. The order could potentially call for the return of up to $27.8 million to Olson’s friends, family and … 0

Jaffrey: she who tells a story

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

From war-torn landscapes taken on the frontlines of conflict to artistic capturing of quiet moments of contemplation, a picture is worth a thousand words. Or, in the case of the pictures of twelve female photographers from the Middle … 0

Jaffrey: Saying farewell

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Katherine Rogalski is shown at a cake and ice cream party held at St. Patrick School in her honor as she completes 35 years of teaching. She is retiring as Kindergarten teacher. … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Regeneration’ next book discussion

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

The next title in the monthly book discussion series at the Jaffrey Public Library will be “Regeneration” by Pat Barker on Sept. 8 at 2 p.m. Copies are available at the library. For more information, call 532-7301. … 0

Jaffrey: Friendly Meal is set for Aug. 21

Monday, August 11, 2014

The Jaffrey Friendly Meals for seniors will be held on Aug. 21 at the VFW post, with the meal served at noon. The menu will be grilled ham steak, sweet potato, buttered peas and pineapple cake. A Nurse Is In clinic, with a wellness nurse from Home Healthcare, … 0

Jaffrey: Dance registration begins Aug. 21

Monday, August 11, 2014

My Heart Leaps Up! Center For Dance Education will hold registration for its 2014-2015 dance season on Aug. 21 and 28, from 4 to 8 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 23, from 10 a.m. to noon. Classes will be available for ages 3 and up and include preschool creative … 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