Jaffrey: Guilty plea expected in heroin dealing case

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

One of two men allegedly caught dealing heroin in the area is expected to plead guilty, according to court documents. Alan D. Wheeler, 26, of Jaffrey is scheduled to appear at the Cheshire Superior Court, Keene next Wednesday for a plea and sentencing hearing for a special felony controlled drug charge. Wheeler has agreed to enter a guilty plea and serve two to four years in state prison, as well … 0

Antrim / Bennington / Jaffrey: Indictment in threatening case

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

An Antrim man has been indicted on criminal threatening charges after he allegedly pointed a BB gun at two police officers in March. Andrew Hart, 21, of Antrim is accused of pointing the BB gun, which appeared to be a real firearm, at Officer Robert McAllister and Sergeant Thomas Grella. Hart was indicted on four counts of criminal threatening — two for each … 0

Jaffrey / Rindge: Churches fill summer food gap

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Church-led Got Lunch summer program fed 120 children … 0

Jaffrey: Opera Espresso on tap Friday

Monday, August 17, 2015

Opera Espresso, a Boston-based ensemble, will perform at the Jaffrey Woman’s Club on Friday on the first stop of its premiere tour of New England. Presented by The Park Theatre, the evening will begin with a pre-performance reception … 0

Peterborough: Let’s see a movie

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Fists fly between Ant-Man and his nemesis, Yellowjacket. The unspoken tension between two characters staring at each other across a table. Spoiler alert — a kiss. These are silent moments a visually impaired moviegoer might miss watching the … 0

Jaffrey: Quite the retriever

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Lurking on the back side of the 15th hole at the Shattuck Golf Course resides a golf ball savior, a loyal dog that doubles as a retriever of balls before they roll into the pond. “If she is … 0

Outside burning permits available online

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

For those people wishing to have a campfire, dispose of a pile of brush, or cook over an open wood fire, there is a new and easier way to get the required permit. In New Hampshire, fire permits are required by law for all outside burning when the … 0

Jaffrey / Peterborough: Belletetes plans to ‘Build It Forward’

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Local southern New Hampshire lumber and building materials supplier, Belletetes, Inc., has announced its second annual We Build It Forward day to be held on Sept. 26 at seven Belletetes’ locations, including Jaffrey and Peterborough. This community service program brings communities together for one day each year to … 0

Police Logs: Jaffrey - Aug. 20, 2015

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Jaffrey Tuesday, Aug. 11 Driving after suspension: At 10:37 a.m., police saw Molly Ringland, 23, of Winchester enter her vehicle in the court parking lot, knowing that her license had been suspended. After police saw that she was getting ready to drive, they stopped the vehicle and confirmed … 0

Letters: Thinking of a career in farming?

Thursday, August 13, 2015

To the editor: “Farming is the backbone of democracy” — Thomas Jefferson If you or anyone in your extended family or neighbors and friends might want to explore a career in farming around the Monadnock region, perhaps looking for a network of experienced mentors for inspiration and help … 0

Viewpoint: Lessons learned from Elsa

Friday, August 14, 2015

Elsa came to visit this summer and left me with some things to ponder. Her approach to life is enviable. She begins every day with determination. A hearty breakfast is a must. Physical activity — lots of it — is essential for her well-being, and if you are … 0

Letters: First Church gives thanks for help

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

To the editor: The 99th Annual First Church in Jaffrey Fair and the Children’s Fair were a great success on Aug. 5. The First Church thanks the scores of people from the community and the church who made contributions of items and who volunteered to work on the … 0

Jaffrey: Talk on broad-winged hawks at Amos Fortune Forum

Friday, August 14, 2015

Each September, a broad-winged hawk migrates from its summer home in Jaffrey, traveling south along a time-worn route. By the time it reaches southern Mexico three weeks later, it will be one of millions, before crossing into the vastness of the Amazon basin where it will regain its … 0