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Voters came out to support their primary candidates on Tuesday.

Primary day: Trump triumphs; Sanders surges

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Cars honk and people wave and shout “Bernie!” out their car window at a small group of campaigners boasting tall signs stacked with Bernie Sanders’ name. “We’ve been getting a lot of that,” said Mary Allen of Antrim, as she stood roadside across the street from the Town Hall on voting day. Allen has been a campaign volunteer for the …

Basketball: Hoops for Hope

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The crowd packing the ConVal gym Tuesday night for a basketball doubleheader rose to their feet. Slowly at first, small groups got up; others followed until nearly everybody in the building was standing together, eyes on the court, or closed in concentration. The pink-clad masses rose in solidarity, not to cheer on their …

Trump shines at polls

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Area voters overwhelmingly supported Trump as the Republican nominee, with most saying that the United States needs someone in the Oval Office who can create jobs. Trump took New Hampshire by storm after placing second to Ted Cruz in the Iowa Caucus, receiving 35 percent of the vote and 10 of 23 delegates. …

Local scholars on UNH dean’s list

Monday, February 1, 2016

The following student has been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of New Hampshire, Durham: Highest honors: from Francestown: Jamie Ammon, Daniel Taylor; Jaffrey: Rebecca Migotsky; Lyndeborough: Samantha Blais, Victoria Lorvig; Mason: Alexander Tamulonis; New Ipswich: Michael Bara, Caitlin Demmons; Peterborough: Lillian …

Conant High School honor roll: Term 2

Friday, February 5, 2016

Grade 12 High Honors: Katherine Belletete, Laura Howard, Garrett Maki, Jammie Mascitti, Sarah McGonagle, Melanie Patria, Kacy Sauvola, Helen Soney, Elizabeth Valcourt, Esther Varnum, Madeleine Viviani Honors: Theodore Chartrand, Lindsey Coolidge, Jacob Duhaime, Alexandra Dunn, Sarah Gonsalves, Sierra Landry, Autumn Lewis, Breana Lloyd, Jessie Mascitti, Timothy Miller, Taylor …

Viewpoint: N.H. executives urge reauthorization of Medicaid

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

We write in support of House Bill 1696, which will reauthorize the state’s unique version of Medicaid expansion, the New Hampshire Health Protection Plan. A healthy workforce is a productive workforce. The health of New Hampshire’s residents is …

Letter: Contributions mean raffle is on

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

To the editor: We would like to offer up a huge thank you to the contributors and to Marc LaPlante for their efforts in the Jaffrey VFW Post 5613’s Fuel Relief Raffle. The tickets cost a $10 each and only 100 tickets will be sold. The raffle items …

Viewpoint: I oppose ‘Obamacare,’ Medicaid expansion

Monday, February 8, 2016

Can a person who opposes health insurance coverage for the poor, children and women who have ovarian cancer be all that bad? That person is me. Actually, I oppose President Obama’s health care law and its offspring — …

Jaffrey is home to downtown neighborhood of shops

Thursday, February 4, 2016

What defines a neighborhood? Is it a group of people living together and depending on one another? Or simply those living in a certain place? A true neighborhood fosters feelings of belonging, and creates a sense of shared …

Letters: We need Bernie Sanders

Thursday, February 4, 2016

To the editor: Every day that I have to struggle with food insecurity and what and how to feed my family, I think of how things will be on a better path with Bernie Sanders in the White House, watching over our food supply and calling companies and …

Jaffrey-Rindge: Student goes to primary meet

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The stereotypical American teenager is lazy, self-absorbed and apathetic about politics. But if students from Seth Farmer’s senior civics class at Conant High School are any example, that image may soon change, and senior Alex Dunn could be …

Jaffrey: Going, going, gone

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Fourteen years ago, when Cyndy Burgess and Cynthia Ingraham pitched the idea for the inaugural Monadnock Arts Auction, it was met with extreme skepticism. There was a void to be filled, with the longstanding Peterborough arts auction defunct, …

Skiing / snowboarding: Get stoked

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Crotched Mountain is well-known for its extensive series of terrain parks, breeding scores of skiers and snowboarders who can hit the wildest tricks imaginable off the mountain’s plethora of ramps, pipes and other installations. But what does it …