Fairpoint employees in New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine are on strike after the telecommunications provider declared an impasse during contract renegotiations.

Peterborough: Fairpoint workers picketing over contract negotiations

Monday, October 20, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A handful of local Fairpoint technicians picketing on Concord Street outside the Fairpoint facility on Monday and Friday are some of the 1,700 employees on strike in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine, after a failed attempt by two unions to renegotiate the unionized workforces’s contract. These employees — part of the Communications Workers of America and the International … 0

Jaffrey: Town hires interim library director after resignation

Monday, October 20, 2014

Just over one year after hiring a library director, the Jaffrey Town Library is once again looking for a new one. In an Oct. 15 press release, Jaffrey Public Library Board of Trustees Co-chair Stephanie Minteer announced that Carol Roberts, the interim library director in Pelham, will become the Jaffrey Library’s interim library director on Nov. 1. Roberts will replace Emily Donnelly, who … 0

Rindge woman flown to Massachusetts hospital after crash

Monday, October 20, 2014

RINDGE — A Rindge woman was in a single-vehicle crash Thursday night, serious enough that she was transported to a Massachusetts hospital, but as of Monday her condition remains unknown. Kim Wheeler, 43, of Rindge, was driving a 2012 Honda Civic north on Cathedral Road in the vicinity of Annett State Park on Oct. 16 when her vehicle went off the road and … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: Newly forming Lions Club seeks members

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Two one-hour organizational meetings for a newly forming Jaffrey-Rindge Lions Club are planned for Oct. 1 and 15. Both meetings will take place at 8 p.m. at the at the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce. After a couple of years without a Lions Club in these communities, a team … 0

Jaffrey: Cutting to the Corps

Monday, September 29, 2014

JAFFREY — A short walk from the entrance to Children’s Woods on Stratton Road, there are a group of people busily working among huge logs of hemlock. The logs have been felled and dragged to their current location … 0

Letter: What are Brown’s achievements?

Monday, September 22, 2014

To the editor: In Scott Brown’s latest TV ad he says, “I’ll be an independent Senator that votes for New Hampshire first.” If this is the kind of Senator he is, wouldn’t he still be the Senator from Massachusetts? Jeanne Shaheen’s ads list her accomplishments as a Senator. … 0

Letter: Frank Sterling has my support

Monday, September 22, 2014

To the editor: Voters in Cheshire District 14, a large district covering the towns of Dublin, Fitzwilliam, Harrisville, Jaffrey, Rindge and Roxbury, are fortunate to have an outstanding and experienced candidate for the N.H. House seat: Republican Franklin W. Sterling Jr. of Jaffrey. I personally had the pleasure … 0

Jaffrey police log: Sept. 30, 2014

Monday, September 29, 2014

Jaffrey Monday, Sept. 15 Accident: At 3:15 p.m., police responded to Main Street for a two-car accident. According to police, Thomas Ciglar, 47, of Rindge was driving a 2003 Subaru Legacy westbound on Main Street when he failed to see a 2002 Volvo V70XC, driven by Jacob Macek, … 0

Jaffrey: Town pursues grant for solar

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

JAFFREY — With a solar project in Peterborough approved and ready for construction, a locally based solar company has been working with multiple towns on grants for other solar array projects, with the goal of reducing municipal electricity … 0

Jaffrey: Tuesday bridge seeks new members

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The Jaffrey Bridge group will be welcoming beginner players to join beginning Oct. 7. The group meets in the first-floor Auditorium Gallery each Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. There is no limit for enrollment and no cost. To sign up or for more information, call the center at 532-6527. … 0

Jaffrey: Printmaking exhibit at Sunflowers

Monday, September 22, 2014

A printmaking exhibit entitled “Natural Inspiration,” representing two printmakers Soosen Dunholter amd Deb DeCicco, is on display at Sunflowers Cafe through Oct. 13. Soosen Dunholter of Peterborough works in a variety of mediums. For her, working as a … 0

jaffrey: Civic Center preview exhibit for fall foliage tour opens Friday

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

A preview exhibit and opening reception for the Fall Foliage Artist Studio Tour will be held at the Jaffrey Civic Center on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. The reception and exhibit are free and open to all. … 0

Jaffrey: Caroline Hollister honored for service

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The late Walter Peterson, a two-term New Hampshire governor, once noted that every project needs a steamroller. During a presentation of the Jaffrey Civic Center’s Marion Mack Johnson Civic Leadership Award on Sept. 17, David Tower of Rindge … 0