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Jaffrey

Jaffrey: Injured, lost hikers rescued

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

N.H. Fish and Game Conservation Officers were kept busy with two rescues, one after the other, at Mount Monadnock on Tuesday afternoon and evening, according to a press release issued Wednesday afternoon by Conservation Officer Jonathan M. DeLisle. At 3:11 p.m., Fish and Game was called for report of a hiker in need of assistance who had sustained a lower leg injury. The victim, Jocelyn Frain, 32, of Hinsdale, was … 0

Jaffrey: Firehouse museum open house features historic equipment

Friday, August 22, 2014

The newly painted red doors of Monadnock 4 were swung open last Saturday afternoon for an Open House at the Jaffrey Historical Society’s firehouse museum on Route 124 in Jaffrey Center. Once an active fire station for the western part of the town, the building features a collection of photographs, memorabilia and artifacts … 0

Letter: Book discussions an opportunity

Friday, August 15, 2014

To the editor: A reader’s treat awaits at the Ingalls Memorial Library in Rindge. Once a month, readers are invited to meet for a book group discussion on the classics, led by Marcia Breckenridge. What makes this group so interesting and fun is Marcia. She is a retired teacher of British and American literature. She brings us the background of the book and … 0

Jaffrey: Church flea market Saturday

Monday, August 4, 2014

The annual flea market at United Church of Jaffrey will be held rain or shine on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 pm. Vendor space is available for $15 and is first come, first served. Tables are available for an additional $10. Electronic items and furniture are not … 0

Jaffrey/Peterborough: Violence prevention organization scales back

Monday, August 11, 2014

In response to declining funding, a trend that has been going on for several years, the Monadnock Center for Violence Prevention has closed its office at 22 North St. in Jaffrey, which had been open one and a … 0

Viewpoint: School — let’s talk about how to pay for it

Friday, August 8, 2014

The most significant issue confronting education is how to pay for it. New Hampshire’s average household income peaked in 2007 at $69,000 and in 2012 was $63,280. We have fewer students in the schools, an aging population, most retirees living on fixed incomes, unemployed, underemployed and an increasing … 0

Letter: Brown’s fearful, misleading ads

Friday, August 8, 2014

To the editor: The Scott Brown ads are ridiculous. Blaming Shaheen and Obama policies for illegal immigrants? The current administration has deported 2 million people back to their home country, far more than any other. Why are Republicans, and Texas, so upset now? Bush was governor for eight … 0

Letter: My vote is for Dave Wheeler

Friday, August 8, 2014

To the editor: There are two Republicans running for the New Hampshire Executive Council District 5 seat — which is currently held by Councilor Debora Pignatelli — in the upcoming primary on Sept. 9. After a quick check, I found that one of them, Steve Hattamer of Hollis, … 0

Jaffrey: Home front

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Imagine being born and raised in a small town in the Monadnock region, growing up with the lofty dream of becoming one of the few, the proud — the Marines. Imagine graduating from high school, saying goodbye to … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District: More students get iPad access next year

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

JAFFREY — The district will be changing up the way it uses some of its current technology, Director of Curriculum and Instruction Ryan Earley informed the School Board on Tuesday night. Currently, the district has been working with the district’s 330 iPads to allow 1:1 integration of the … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District: Bus stop changes made address safety

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

JAFFREY — There will be some changes to local bus routes for Jaffrey and Rindge students this year. On Monday, the School Board met with Marc Raposo and Joel Weissman of Community Transportation to discuss changes in the bus routes this year for the Jaffrey-Rindge School District. There … 0

Jaffrey: A day at the fair

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

JAFFREY — Residents gather at the Meetinghouse and First Church in Jaffrey on Wednesday afternoon for the 98th Annual First Church in Jaffrey Fair. Half of the proceeds of the fair go to support the church, and the … 1

Jaffrey: Antique appraisals a success

Thursday, July 24, 2014

JAFFREY — Residents turned out Saturday for the Melamine Cups’ 2nd Annual Antique Appraisal Day with John Bruno from Market Warriors. There were over 50 items appraised. … 0