Jaffrey: Atlas takes heat in Mass.

Monday, July 21, 2014

As Atlas PyroVision of Jaffrey prepares for the Monadnock Festival of Fireworks at the Cheshire Fairgrounds in Keene on Aug. 16, an event that’s being billed at “the largest pyromusical festival in New England,” the company is facing questions about two recent fireworks shows it put on in Massachusetts. According to reports in The Recorder, a newspaper based in Greenfield, Mass., Atlas may have short-changed both Greenfield and South Hadley, … 0

Jaffrey: Board gives conditional OK for signs

Monday, July 21, 2014

JAFFREY — A decision about whether new permanent signs pointing the way to the First Church in Jaffrey will be allowed on Mountain Road in the historic Jaffrey Center will come down to the Historic District Committee, the Select Board decided at a meeting last week. The board entertained a request during its … 0

Jaffrey: The future of health care is on the table

Monday, July 21, 2014

JAFFREY — Dr. David Fairchild, the latest speaker in the Jaffrey Amos Fortune Forum series opened his lecture with a simple question: “How many of you think our health care system is broken?” Across the Jaffrey Meetinghouse, hands shot up in the air. During his talk “Medicine in Transition: Moving from ‘Illness-care’ to … 0

Jaffrey: Friendly Meals held Thursday

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

The Jaffrey Friendly Meals for seniors will be held on Thursday, July 17 at the VFW Post on Hathorn Road in Jaffrey. The Friendly Meal will be served at noon. The menu will be Salisbury steak with gravy, mashed potatoes, peas and carrots, and chocolate pudding for dessert. … 0

Jaffrey: Last call for Chamber China trip

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Only eight spots remain for the Jaffrey Chamber’s 9-day tour of China departing on October 18. The Great Wall, the Temple of Heaven and the Forbidden City are just a few of the historic sites on the itinerary. This tour of Beijing, Suzhou, Hangzhou, and Shanghai includes roundtrip … 0

Region: Back in business?

Monday, July 7, 2014

Handwritten or printed, taped to windows or on the front of cash registers, a certain type of sign has been springing up around Peterborough this summer, all carrying the same promise: a job. Are these signs tangible indicators … 0

Business Extra: Creating a viable and sustainable work culture

Thursday, July 3, 2014

How do you create a workplace with an achievable goal of close to 0 percent voluntary turnover? It is simple: respect and trust. Say what you do, do what you say, and put it in writing. Studies have … 0

Unemployment dropping, slowly

Monday, July 7, 2014

The Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau of New Hampshire reports that the unemployment rate in the Peterborough Labor Market, an area made up of 10 towns, including Antrim, Bennington, Dublin, Francestown, Hancock, Jaffrey, New Ipswich, Peterborough, Rindge, Sharon and Temple, rose overall between 2002 and 2012, from … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Yankee Doodle Dandy’

Monday, July 7, 2014

Residents filled the Meetinghouse in Jaffrey Center on Friday for what has become a town tradition: A reading of the Declaration of Independence. For the past 14 years, dozens of residents have lined up to read a line … 0

Jaffrey: Fund drive continues, film series is on

Monday, July 7, 2014

JAFFREY — The Park Theatre is creeping closer to its $5 million goal to reconstruct the theater, and is waiting with bated breath to hear whether a second tax credit from the Community Development Finance Authority — which … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: QUEST program is on for middle schoolers

Friday, June 27, 2014

It’s almost that time again — red shirts are being worn all over town. For the last three years, the red shirts of QUEST have become a familiar sight in Jaffrey and Rindge. The Jaffrey/Rindge Rotary Club sponsors … 0

Court Log: July 3, 2014

Monday, July 7, 2014

Greenfield Police Thomas Belcher, 26, of Greenfield, false imprisonment, $310; possession of marijuana, $310. Heather McCormack, 33, of Greenfield, operating without a valid license, $124. Hancock Police Dennis Gautreau, 49, of Leominster, Mass., operating without a valid license, $124; speeding, $77.50. Jaffrey Police Joshua Lane, 24, of Jaffrey, … 0

Baseball: Cardinals top Marlins in title series

Monday, July 7, 2014

The final game of the Monadnock Babe Ruth Championship Series was held Thursday with the Cardinals completing the two game sweep by beating the Marlins 6-2. Marlins pitcher Charlie Morris went the distance, only giving up two earned … 0