Jaffrey

Gordon Young of the Peterborough DPW clears snow from Grove Street on Wednesday morning.

Snow budgets fall short

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Overtime and snow removal costs associated with the historic snowfall this winter forced some area towns to rework their 2015 budgets, town officials say. “January, February, every weekend there was a snowstorm, and if you look at the budget — that’s overtime,” said Peterborough DPW Director Rodney Bartlett. The department will need an additional $60,000 more than appropriated for overtime, … 0

Peterborough: Turning the tables at Aesop’s

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

A new face is in the kitchen at Aesop’s Tables, serving pastries and quiches, and becoming more comfortable at the register. Jon Dunn of Peterborough is the new owner of the cafe inside the Toadstool Bookshop. Dunn is finalizing the purchase of Aesop’s from Allison Fredericks. He hopes to gradually make the hangout … 0

Jaffrey: Art exhibit celebrates farm animals

Monday, March 16, 2015

An exhibit of watercolors by Ann Sawyer are on display in the first-floor display cases at the Jaffrey Civic Center. Sawyer’s painting has been inspired for more than 50 years by her family’s fifth-generation dairy farm in Jaffrey. Her paintings of farm life are created to celebrate domestic animals that Sawyer sees as … 0

Achievement:

Monday, March 2, 2015

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Saint Joseph’s College, Standish, Maine: Madison Chadbourne of Jaffrey and Patrick Martin of Wilton. To make the list students must attain a grade point average of 3.5 or better, earn no less than a … 0

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Monday, March 2, 2015

Isaac Ley of Jaffrey was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Merrimack College, North Andover, Massachusetts. To make the list a students must earn a 3.25 grade point average or higher based on a 4.0 grading system. … 0

Court log: March 10, 2015

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Hancock David Hill, 56, Franklin, Massachusetts, speeding, $74.40 fine. Jaffrey Tina Whyte, 38, Ashuelot, speeding, $77.50 fine. Nikki Moreland, 27, Jaffrey, simple assault, $672 fine with $300 suspended for 24 months, restitution of $338. Patricia Bellerose, 20, Jaffrey, simple assault, dismissed at the state’s request. New Ipswich Mandi … 0

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Jaffrey Monday, Feb. 9 Larceny/Forgery/Fraud: At 9:30 a.m., police received a report from a Peterborough Street business stating that a theft was caught on their new security camera system. The theft took place on Feb. 4 and the suspect has been identified. The suspect was recorded taking two … 0

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Monday, March 16, 2015

Dylan Bartlett of Jaffrey was named a commended scholar during the winter term at Mercersburg (Pa.) Academy. To make the list a student must have all grades of 85 or above. Bartlett is a 9th grade student. … 0

Viewpoint: Help for the homeless

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

As those involved with the Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter in Peterborough know, rentals in our general area are costly. An article by Scott Carrier in the March issue of Mother Jones Magazine tells how homelessness in America is … 0

Viewpoint: Here’s what’s happening this spring

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

In a few days it will officially be spring. The days are getting longer. We dare to think about our gardens, flowers and green grass. We have hope. At the core of what we do here at The … 0

Editorial: For leadership, look to our youth

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Leadership, achieving goals and making the most of yourself through hard work are traits that ought to be instilled early in a person’s life. For those who grow up playing sports, these things are ingrained through inspiring mentorship from coaches and older teammates. And when those traits carry … 0

Jaffrey: Town Office plans on hold

Monday, March 16, 2015

JAFFREY — Due to the recently announced closure of Saint Patrick School, town residents tabled a warrant article asking for $172,360 in funding for the final design of a new Town Office building. The decision gives the Select … 0

Spice Cupboard: St. Patrick’s Day herbed mashed potatoes

Friday, March 13, 2015

Here we are on March 17, when leprechauns, shamrocks and potatoes are aplenty. Everything is green — well, except for the grass that is. To tell you the truth, St. Patrick’s Day holds a very special place in … 0