Jaffrey

Jaffrey/Rindge: Newly forming Lions Club seeks members

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Two one-hour organizational meetings for a newly forming Jaffrey-Rindge Lions Club are planned for Oct. 1 and 15. Both meetings will take place at 8 p.m. at the at the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce. After a couple of years without a Lions Club in these communities, a team from the surrounding clubs and the district are recruiting men and women to become Lions to form this new club. Lions International … 0

Jaffrey: Cutting to the Corps

Monday, September 29, 2014

JAFFREY — A short walk from the entrance to Children’s Woods on Stratton Road, there are a group of people busily working among huge logs of hemlock. The logs have been felled and dragged to their current location to become the base of a walking bridge. Six volunteers are steadily stripping the wood … 0

Letter: What are Brown’s achievements?

Monday, September 22, 2014

To the editor: In Scott Brown’s latest TV ad he says, “I’ll be an independent Senator that votes for New Hampshire first.” If this is the kind of Senator he is, wouldn’t he still be the Senator from Massachusetts? Jeanne Shaheen’s ads list her accomplishments as a Senator. What are Scott Brown’s accomplishments? William Graf Jaffrey … 0

Jaffrey: Teixeira joins real estate staff

Monday, September 15, 2014

Debbie Teixeira has joined HKS Associates, Inc.’s staff of Realtors. Teixeira and her husband, Paul, settled in Rindge nearly 30 years ago. Teixeira worked for many years in the printing business as office manager for a local manufacturer … 0

Jaffrey: Social media workshops on offer

Monday, September 15, 2014

Small business owners and nonprofits are invited to attend two workshops on social media marketing 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sept. 22 and 29 at the offices of the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce, Main Street. The workshops are designed to be hands-on and practical, giving participants a … 0

Jaffrey: Friendly Meal set for Sept. 18

Monday, September 15, 2014

The Jaffrey Friendly Meals for seniors will hold a special barbecue at the VFW post on Thursday, Sept. 18, at noon. The menu will be marinated barbecued chicken, grilled hot dog, potato salad, pesto bowtie pasta salad, and chocolate chip cookie for dessert. This month’s Information Station will … 0

Editorial: We expect healthy bipartisanship

Monday, September 15, 2014

We expect a lot of our state Legislators, and part of the expectation is that they will work well with others, even those who sit on opposite sides of the aisle up in Concord. New Hampshire is known for its moderate politics and much of that is down … 0

Letter: I serve all of my constituents

Friday, September 12, 2014

To the editor: I feel I must set the record straight. Mr. Cleveland’s letter yesterday shows us what is wrong with politics today, and what is wrong with Washington. Fortunately, we have always been better than that in New Hampshire. My record speaks for itself. I have a … 1

Viewpoint: Grateful to have been part of the trip

Monday, September 15, 2014

Almost every moment of Project Shakespeare’s trip to England was somehow exhilarating for me. Even in the moments we were unbelievably jet-lagged, I was still amazed by the beauty of our surroundings. We were in Stratford-upon-Avon first, the … 0

Primary results are in, as region readies for General Election

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Democrats Peter Leishman, the incumbent, and Ivy Vann of Peterborough have won the primary for two state representative seats in Hillsborough District 24, which includes Peterborough, edging out fellow Democratic candidate Kath Allen. Gary Carpenter of Peterborough has … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Parent, student raise concerns

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

JAFFREY — A Jaffrey-Rindge School District parent questioned the summer reading program at Monday’s School Board meeting, challenging the practice of requiring reading and book reports during what is supposed to be vacation time. Rindge resident Rebecca Saari … 0

Jaffrey: Feeling the Music

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Most music tells a story. But for the “Djeli” of West Africa, music tells a history. Djeli, also called Griots, are families who come from a heritage of oral history-tellers and musicians. They are a repository of knowledge … 0

Jaffrey: Speed Bumps Band playing at Shattuck

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Fred Marple and the Speed Bumps Band will be performing at the Shattuck Golf Club Cathedral Ballroom on Friday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m. The band will present its brand of Yankee humor, music and “assorted nonsense.” The … 0