Jaffrey

Jaffrey-Rindge: ‘Spice’ forum at Conant High School

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

As the statewide battle against “spice” rages on, State Representative Susan Emerson (R-Rindge) and District 12’s Senator Peggy Gilmore (D-Hollis), hope to spread public awareness on the substance and its effects in the Monadnock region, with a public forum to be held Sept. 30 at Conant High School’s Pratt Auditorium. Spice refers to a variety of herbal mixtures that produce experiences similar to marijuana that are marketed as “safe,” legal … 0

Jaffrey: Poor sales cancels Atlas’ KaboomFest

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Atlas Pyrovision Productions has announced the cancellation of its inaugural KaboomFest Fall Fireworks Festival scheduled for Oct. 11. The event was scheduled to be held at the Cheshire Fair Grounds in Swanzey and would have been the second fireworks festival Atlas put on in the Monadnock region this year, following the return of the Festival of Fireworks in August. August’s Festival of Fireworks … 0

Jaffrey: Six Shooters horse show next weekend

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The Northeast Six Shooters are holding the Northeast Regional Cowboy Mounted Shooting Finals at Mead Brook Equestrian Center, LLC. The dates are Sept. 27 and 28. Cowboy Mounted Shooting is a fast growing sport where mounted riders wearing period 19th century outfits shoot balloons from horseback, testing their speed, accuracy and control. Contestants shoot .45 caliber single-action revolvers use specially-made blanks. Riders must … 0

Garcia has passion and compassion

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

There’s no such thing as a sure thing in politics. No matter how the polls are reading or for whom the pundits are guaranteeing victory, there’s nothing set in stone until Election Day. In New Hampshire this election cycle, we think the best example of a race where … 0

Viewpoint: Thank you for allowing me to serve you

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

I want to thank each and everyone one of you for giving me the opportunity to represent you in Concord for the past two years. It has truly been one of the highlights of my life. While we all see the daily dysfunction in Washington, where nothing seems … 0

jaffrey: Local man spends wild semester roughing it in Chile

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Jaffrey resident Ted Schiele was already “not feeling” his next semester of classes at The University of Vermont, when his friends told him about an incredible opportunity for adventure. After what Schiele refers to as a simple process … 0

Dog Tales: Finding the right dog, for you and them

Friday, August 1, 2014

We don’t get to pick our family members. You are born into a family unit with all the history, traditions, warts and all. But our life partners are selected, carefully hopefully. We watch for red flags, such as … 0

Jaffrey/Peterborough: Early Learning Center holding shoe drive

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Monadnock Community Early Learning Center is conducting a shoe collection drive through Oct. 31 to raise funds for their Childcare Center while benefiting microenterprise ventures in developing nations and keeping old shoes out of local landfills. Individuals can help by donating gently worn, used shoes at the Monadnock … 0

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Jaffrey Wednesday, Aug. 20 Arrest: At 8:40 a.m., as a result for being stopped for speeding, Kyle Brown, 21, of Fitzwilliam was arrested and charged with driving after revocation or suspension and speeding. There was also an electronic bench warrant out on him. He was held until his … 0

Court log, Sept. 2, 2014

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Greenfield Michael Shatney, 22, Antrim, driving after suspension, $310 fine. Jaffrey Joshua Blanchette, 32, Jaffrey, failure to keep right, complaint placed on file with guilty finding. Jason Eddy, 32, Jaffrey, theft by deception, commitment to the House of Correction for 120 days, served by two consecutive weekends from … 0

Letter: Writer missed my meaning

Thursday, August 28, 2014

To the editor: A letter of Aug. 26 was critical of my ideas on educational funding expressed in an earlier viewpoints. My critic misunderstood my position. He accuses me of opposing funding for special needs students. I specifically wrote, “Some students need special education...” I criticized our state … 0

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 … 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 … 0