Jaffrey

The Select Board has yet to come to a decision about what option should be presented to the town for a new town office space.

Jaffrey: Deja vu: Town looks at police station space

Monday, June 29, 2015

JAFFREY — A committee tasked with the job of finding a new home for town offices will be revisiting the police station as an option. The remaining funds from a 2013 Town Meeting appropriation will be used to bring in an architect to determine the cost of a renovation of the police station. Select Board member Cush Moore had asked … 0

Hancock: Local man leads super-PAC backing Ayotte

Monday, June 29, 2015

A Hancock man is taking the lead to help U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) win re-election in 2016, possibly against Gov. Maggie Hassan. David Carney is the chief consultant for Commitment Kept N.H., a project of Ending Spending Action Fund, the conservative super-PAC. The project launched Wednesday, over 17 months before the election, and before Hassan has announced whether or not she will … 0

Peterborough/Hancock: Morgan’s Way says goodbye

Monday, June 29, 2015

When 53-year-old Jane Cartmell decided on a whim to open her first retail store ever in downtown Peterborough, outfitting it with women’s clothing from across the world, learning the industry and decorating the window display weren’t difficult for the newcomer. The most challenging part, she said, was naming it. Cartmell pondered and pondered … 0

Jaffrey: Summer reading program begins June 22

Monday, June 15, 2015

The summer reading program at the Jaffrey Public Library will begin Monday, June 22. All ages are invited to register. The theme will be “Every Hero Has a Story” and the program will include activities and visitors to … 0

Jaffrey: EE presents baroque string band at the Meetinghouse

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Electric Earth Concerts will present ACRONYM baroque string band at the Jaffrey Center Meetinghouse on Wednesday, June 24, at 7:30 p.m. ACRONYM is an ensemble dedicated to resurrecting the instrumental music of the 17th century and presenting modern premieres of long-forgotten works. Cellist and founder Kivie Cahn-Lipman has … 0

Jaffrey: Community supper tonight, free

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The free Community Supper at the United Church of Jaffrey will be held on tonight, June 18, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Mildred Cutter Parish Hall. The summer menu will feature a barbecue with hot dogs, hamburgers and all the fixings. All are welcome to this … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Downton Abbey’ producer at forum

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

One of the nation’s oldest speakers’ forums, The Amos Fortune Forum, has announced their line-up of speakers for this summer. As is the tradition of the Forum, the speakers represent a diverse group of speakers and topics. Topics this year include data security, sustainable farming, producing the television … 0

Achievement:

Monday, June 15, 2015

Larissa Bryant of Dublin, Anastasia Hautanen of Peterborough, and Emily McLean of Jaffrey were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York. To make the list students must earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 during the semester. … 0

Police Log: Jaffrey - June 18, 2015

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Jaffrey Tuesday, June 9 Domestic violence: At 9:50 p.m., Robert Columbus, 45, of Jaffrey went to the police station and turned himself in on a warrant, charging him with two counts of domestic violence. Columbus was released on $2,000 personal recognizance and given a court date of Aug. … 0

Editorial: Why not create our own assessments?

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

New Hampshire is divided over statewide assessment testing in our schools. Gov. Maggie Hassan’s recent veto of HB 603, which calls for an opt-out option, has ignited a firestorm of opposition. A number of parents in the Mascenic School District have been critical of the statewide assessment Smarter … 0

Viewpoint: Your kids, my kids, our kids

Friday, June 12, 2015

I will never forget taking the Dublin Girl Scouts to Del Rossi’s for a sit-down dinner. They were dressed up; we had our own room and waitress; we ordered off the menu. There was wonder in that evening. … 0

Viewpoint: Some stats on homelessness

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Last year, Hillsborough County rates for families who are homeless were the highest in our state and Cheshire County rated fifth out of the state’s 10 counties, even though elsewhere in New Hampshire the total numbers decreased. At the Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter in Peterborough, the number of … 0

Letters: A clarification of what was said

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

To the editor: I’d like to clarify what I was reported to have said at the Jaffrey Public Informational Hearing on June 8. I think I said that when I learned that St. Patrick School was going to close, I felt (past tense) that it was a “no … 0