Students from the Jaffrey Rindge school district participated in SAIL camp for the week of July 14.


Wednesday, July 23, 2014

While most school-aged children spend the hot summer days inside in front of a screen, 58 students in the Jaffrey-Rindge School District’s Gifted and Talented program were invited to spend a week at the Summer Adventures In Learning camp at COnant High School. SAIL camp offered 10 different clubs — five in the morning, and five in the afternoon — … 0

jaffrey-Rindge Schools: Student-teacher ratio part of budget talks

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

JAFFREY — Jaffrey-Rindge School Board member Charles Eicher spoke at Monday’s Select Board meeting, highlighting his concerns with the cost of staffing throughout the district, while recommending the board explore new budget philosophies. The presentation follows a year when the district’s proposed budget failed at the polls. Rindge voters made the difference, voting … 0

jaffrey: Fundraising 5K for fire boosters Saturday

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Jaffrey Firefighters Company will hold the 5th annual Jaffrey Fire Department 5K race on Saturday. The 5K run/walk will be held at 15 Union Street in Jaffrey and is open to participants of all ages and abilities. Registration will be from 8 to 8:45 a.m. on race day, with a cost of $25. Pre-registration is open online and is $20. The first … 0

Jaffrey: Born to ride

Monday, July 14, 2014

Marty Taylor of Jaffrey was known for his love of motorcycles — both riding and repairing them. Now, every year, riders gather in Jaffrey in Taylor’s memory to ride around the region and raise money for a scholarship, … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District: District pays Barth $5,000

Monday, July 14, 2014

JAFFREY — As the Jaffrey-Rindge School District opens a search for a new high school/middle school principal, school district documents indicate that the district paid the previous principal, John Barth, $5,000 when he resigned in late June. According to a separation agreement between Barth and the school district, … 0

What local business owners are saying about this year’s tourism track

Friday, July 11, 2014

What local business owners say about this year’s tourism track In a recent tourism survey we conducted, we asked the owners of inns, B&Bs and campgrounds (see photo caption above), “How is business so far compared with last … 0

Jaffrey: Legion defeats top seeded Lebanon

Monday, July 14, 2014

The Jaffrey Legion Baseball Team currently sits in third place in the A2 division, half a game out of second place and a playoff spot. … 0

Peterborough: Lions Club names Melvin Jones Award recipient

Monday, July 14, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — John “Jack” Nieskens, received the highest award of recognition possible in Lionism, the Melvin Jones Award, at the annual awards night of the Peterborough Lions Club. The award is usually given to a club member who … 0

Jaffrey: Ketchum’s Soccer camp to be offered

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Jaffrey Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for the Ketchum’s Kickers Soccer Camp. Ketchum’s Kickers is an instructional soccer camp offered by Peter Ketchum. Ketchum is a long time physical education instructor at Great Brook School and has coached soccer at many levels. The camp will … 0

Cooks and farmers, a necessary connection

Thursday, July 10, 2014

I remember how our family would endure those winters of yesteryear. We faced the worst that Mother Nature had to dish out, and yet, one way or the other we got through each winter. Winters back then, much … 1

Letter: Many to thank for July 4 event

Monday, July 7, 2014

To the editor: The 14th Annual Fourth of July reading of the Declaration of Independence at the Jaffrey Meetinghouse was a festive and patriotic occasion enjoyed by a standing-room only audience. The events that followed — open houses at the Little Red Schoolhouse, the presence of Jaffrey’s antique … 0

Sailing: Sailing for a world championship

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Editor’s note: Herb Motley, who lives in Jaffrey, spent the last week of June in the Norwegian port of Tønsberg, competing in the World Championship of the International One Design class of racing sailboats. Here’s his account of … 0

Jaffrey: A look at life, at age 100

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

A banner is spread across the wall in one of the rooms at Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Jaffrey. “Happy Birthday!” it proclaims in bright letters. And just above it, stapled cheekily to the center of the banner, … 0