Jaffrey

Many came to Monday's School Board meeting to show their support for Rindge Memorial School Principal Jurg Jenzer, who announced he is stepping down after this school year.

Jaffrey-Rindge: Board sets graduation date

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

RINDGE — The School Board unanimously approved two key scheduling decisions at Monday’s meeting, one setting a graduation date for Conant High School and the other moving two teacher workshops to the end of the school year, in order to push the last day of school up to June 19. The changes allow for the last day of school to … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District: Parents support retiring principal

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

RINDGE — It was a full crowd at the Rindge Memorial School cafeteria on Monday as a wealth of residents, teachers, and others came to show their support for retiring principal Jurg Jenzer, who announced his retirement in a letter to the district on Feb. 16. Those in support of Jenzer took time to speak, both during and after the School Board meeting, … 0

Conant girls heading to the championship

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

They’ve been working hard all year to get to this point, and now it all comes down to one game. The Conant girls ran the table in Division III, dispatched all comers in the playoffs, and now they are a win away from an undefeated state championship season — but it won’t be … 0

Viewpoints: Actions to address climate change

Friday, February 20, 2015

Weather related disaster costs have risen from an average of $50 billion per year in the 1980s to over $200 billion per year in the last decade, according to the World Bank. We are playing warming roulette, putting … 0

Viewpoint: The New Hampshire ‘Sophie’s Choice’

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

“Sophie’s Choice” is the 1982 film that brought Meryl Streep her first Academy Award for Best Actress. The movie tells the story of a woman forced to make an impossibly difficult choice, in a no-win situation. Many New Hampshire communities are facing their own “Sophie’s Choice”: Pay for … 0

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Jaffrey Tuesday, Feb. 17 Accident: At 10:16 a.m., police received a call from a woman reporting an accident she had been in this morning. Sonjia Muhonen, 20, of Jaffrey stated that at approximately 6:40 a.m. she was traveling southbound on Gilmore Pond Road when a vehicle pulled out … 0

Peterborough: Fairpoint unions ratify collective bargaining plan

Monday, February 23, 2015

A handful of FairPoint technicians picketed on the sidewalk outside the telecommunication provider’s building on Concord Street in Peterborough in the rain, sleet, and snow from October through February. Meanwhile, customers of FairPoint in Sharon and Temple lacked telephone services for two months. The six or seven local … 0

Basketball: Malo scores 41, but Conant gets the win

Monday, February 23, 2015

Eric Saucier’s goal is to have his Orioles hold their opponents to 40 points or fewer. Thursday night, Conant couldn’t manage to keep Raymond’s Colby Malo under 40 himself. The 6’5” center put on a show, draining threes … 0

Indoor track: Haase second in state, sets school record

Monday, February 23, 2015

Conant’s Justin Haase had a big day at the state indoor track championships on Saturday, placing second in the state in shot put and breaking his own school record in the process. Haase’s mark of 50’7” was longer than anyone else from DI or DII by over three … 0

Basketball: Conant girls end season undefeated

Monday, February 23, 2015

The Orioles traveled to Raymond on Thursday night and handed the Rams a smackdown to the tune of a 62-30 win. Conant outscored Raymond 50-16 through the first three quarters. Madison Springfield and Eva Hodgson scored 14 apiece to lead Conant; Springfield also had nine rebounds and six … 0

Jaffrey: Chief: Fire started by candle

Monday, February 23, 2015

Cold temperatures and a lack of ready water sources caused fire crews to raise a second alarm on a fire at 457 Mountain Road on Friday morning. At approximately 7:12 a.m., the Jaffrey Fire Department was alerted of … 0

Keene: Family of crash victim seeks closure in driver’s trial

Monday, February 23, 2015

It was simply a procedural hearing, but the family of the late Joseph Hautenen showed up to Cheshire Superior Court Thursday morning en masse, filling the first two rows of the courtroom. Nine of Hautenen’s family members sat … 0

Jaffrey: JGS students win essay awards

Friday, February 13, 2015

Students from the Jaffrey Grade School along with their teachers and principal attended the awards ceremony for the American History Essay Contest at the Jaffrey Civic Center on Feb. 11. The students wrote on “A Child’s Journey Through … 0