Jaffrey

Peterborough/Francestown/New Ipswich: Solar growth slows down

Monday, July 27, 2015

Uncertainty about the future of solar energy subsidies has put the brakes on its popularity in the region. Utilities will soon reach the state mandated net-metering cap, and legislation that would raise the cap is not expected to pass. Also, Gov. Maggie Hassan’s veto of the Legislature’s two-year budget proposal has put renewable energy rebates in limbo. And Congress has yet to rule on whether to continue a 30 percent … 0

Jaffrey: Planting seeds for the future

Monday, July 27, 2015

The Girls’ Garden Club isn’t afraid to get dirty, although they might ask for gloves in order to pick beetles off their blooming zinnias, Over the course of its meeting Tuesday, members dig, water and weed in the dirt, strip plants of dead leaves and build a new seed bed. The club is … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Lions club, redux

Monday, July 27, 2015

The Lions are back and they are here to serve the greater needs of the Jaffrey-Rindge area. After a nearly three-year hiatus, the Jaffrey-Rindge Lions Club has returned, opening up as a branch club under the Souhegan Lions Club in early May. “It’s really exciting because it seems like at every meeting, we … 0

Track and field: Monadnock Milers host a Twilight Meet at Mascenic

Monday, July 20, 2015

On a threatening night on the Mascenic track a dozen hardened young athletes took to the track in this year’s only Twilight meet hosted by the Monadnock Milers. This abbreviated format included the Murphy Mile to start the … 0

Engagement announcement: Jessica Morello — Patrick Read

Monday, July 20, 2015

Gary and Cindy Morello of Jaffrey and Truman and Maureen Read of Concord, Massachusetts have announced the engagement of their children, Jessica Morello and Patrick Read. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Ithaca (N.Y.) College and is employed with Renewable Energy World, Nashua. The groom-to-be is a graduate … 0

ML: Hiking smart means hiking safe

Monday, July 20, 2015

New Hampshire is the second most forested state in the country, second to Maine, so it is no surprise that folks here like to spend time outdoors — no matter the season. We bike, walk and hike. We go boating, snowmobiling and skiing. Hiking, particularly in the Monadnock … 0

Win-win for TEAM Jaffrey and guests

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

To the editor: A great evening of entertainment and fellowship was held last Wednesday night at the Jaffrey Common arranged by TEAM Jaffrey and it will be repeated every Wednesday night in July. Combining the Farmers Market with the summer concerts is a win-win for both activities. Visitors … 1

Peterborough: Court issues bench warrant

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

A $1,000 bench warrant has been issued for a Swanzey man charged with trafficking a half-kilogram of heroin who failed to appear at his arraignment July 6. Ryan Williams, 28, was out on $75,000 personal recognizance after his … 0

Hancock: PACs: Where money and politics collide

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

What’s the difference between a PAC and a Super PAC? The 2014 U.S. Senate race between Democrat incumbent (and winner) Jeanne Shaheen and challenger Scott Brown was the most expensive campaign race in New Hampshire history. It exceeded $46 million. And outside spenders, not Shaheen’s or Brown’s camps, … 0

Jaffrey: Stony Brook subdivision plan resurfaces

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

JAFFREY — Plans for a 28-unit condominium subdivision on Mountain Road, first brought to the town’s attention in 2004, have now resurfaced, with the developer and his attorney asking for final approval Tuesday night. The Planning Board ruled … 0

Jaffrey: Special Town Meeting nixed

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Town Offices Timeline 2008: Jaffrey contracts with H.L. Turner Group to complete an assessment of all municipal buildings. The study finds that the town office had the highest priority for building improvements, followed by the DPW/highway garage and … 0

Jaffrey: Fish and Game advice: Get a Hike Safe card

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

For the third time in as many days, conservation officers were called to Mt. Monadnock State Park for a pair of overdue hikers, according to the state’s Fish and Game Department. Merlinna M. Navarro Vasquez, 22, of Nashua, was hiking with three teenage relatives when the group became … 0

Baseball: Jaffrey Legion loses late leads, drops pair of games

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Jaffrey Loses a Close One at Home Against Plymouth With the score 6-5 Saturday, Post 11 was one out away from remaining unbeaten at home. Post 11 started the scoring early in the bottom of the first with … 0