Jaffrey

Jaffrey: Second chance at carving out a world record

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Ever since he was a second-grader poring over the Guinness Book of World Records, Trevor Hunt of Jaffrey has always wanted to break one. “One day,” he thought to himself, “I’m going to have one of those.” Last year, he came close to that glory, with another hobby left over from his childhood — pumpkin carving. Last year, he sat … 0

Cheshire County Sheriff: Improving communications key

Monday, October 27, 2014

Eli Rivera, D-Keene Occupation: Incumbent Cheshire County Sheriff Time living in town: Keene since 1989 Previously elected offices: Keene School Board/Chair, Keene School Moderator Other qualifications: Sheriff, retired Keene Police Lieutenant, National Sheriff’s Institute graduate, Roger Williams Leadership Institute graduate, Babson College Leadership graduate, U.S. Coast Guard/Army Reserve veteran, Bachelor’s degree, Franklin Pierce … 0

Jaffrey/Keene: Tax-Aide seeks volunteers

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

AARP Tax-Aide, the nation’s largest, free, volunteer-run tax assistance and preparation service is seeking volunteers of all ages who want to help serve taxpayers. Volunteers do not need to be AARP members. AARP Tax-Aide was developed by the AARP Foundation, a charitable nonprofit organization and the Internal Revenue Service. The program provides tax counseling, tax preparation and electronic filing to taxpayers with low- … 0

Jaffrey: Woman’s Club offers adult scholarship

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Applications are now available at the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce and Jaffrey Public Library for the annual Jaffrey Woman’s Club Adult Continuing Education scholarship. This $1,000 award is given to a Jaffrey woman to further her education after a hiatus from school. She may be changing her degree, … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: Lions seek members for new international club

Thursday, October 9, 2014

People from the Jaffrey and Rindge communities are joining the world’s largest service organization, Lions Clubs International. The Jaffrey-Rindge Lions club will join the more than 46,000 Lions clubs making a difference in communities around the world. The new club is now seeking civic-minded men and women to … 0

Court log: Oct. 14, 2014

Monday, October 13, 2014

Greenfield police Charles Parkhurst, 51, Nashua, acts prohibited, destruction of evidence. Defendant failed to appear. Electronic bench warrant issued. Bail set by court at $1,000 cash. Recommended defendant’s license to drive be suspended. Jaffrey police Raymond Gryseels, 20, Jaffrey, simple assault, dismissed at the state’s request. Sheila Cyganiewicz, … 0

Viewpoint: Operation VETS connect

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Operation VETS Connect is a 100-day challenge concluding Dec. 10 for New Hampshire’s business community to demonstrate support for our veterans and returning service members and to find great employees to fill their vacant positions at the same time. Under the leadership of Governor Hassan, the New Hampshire … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: School Board talks facilities, budget

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

RINDGE — When the Jaffrey Grade School’s building was built, the year was 1938. Franklin Delano Roosevelt was president, the Andrews Sisters and Ella Fitzgerald were topping the charts, and the first ski tow in America had just begun operating. It is both fortunate and unfortunate that it … 0

Jaffrey: Fashion plates

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Rob Stephenson took this picture in the Civic Center parking lot on Sept. 17. … 0

Court log: Oct. 7, 2014

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Greenfield police Charles Parkhurst, 51, Nashua, acts prohibited, destruction of evidence. Defendant failed to appear. Electronic bench warrant issued. Bail set by court at $1,000 cash. Recommended defendant’s license to drive be suspended. Jaffrey police Raymond Gryseels, 20, Jaffrey, simple assault, dismissed at the state’s request. Sheila Cyganiewicz, … 0

Jaffrey: Friendly meal for seniors on Oct. 16

Monday, October 6, 2014

The Jaffrey Friendly Meals for seniors will be held at noon on Oct. 16, at the VFW Post. The menu will be roast pork with gravy, whipped sweet potatoes, chef cut vegetables, and chocolate mousse for dessert. A Nurse Is In clinic, with a wellness nurse from Home … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Garden Party’ exhibit starts Friday

Monday, October 6, 2014

An exhibit of oil paintings by Jeanie Doris entitled “A Garden Party” will be on display in the first-floor Auditorium Gallery at the Jaffrey Civic Center beginning Friday. An artist’s reception wild be held on Oct. 17, from … 0