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Voters came out to support their primary candidates on Tuesday.

Primary day: Trump triumphs; Sanders surges

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Cars honk and people wave and shout “Bernie!” out their car window at a small group of campaigners boasting tall signs stacked with Bernie Sanders’ name. “We’ve been getting a lot of that,” said Mary Allen of Antrim, as she stood roadside across the street from the Town Hall on voting day. Allen has been a campaign volunteer for the …

Basketball: Hoops for Hope

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The crowd packing the ConVal gym Tuesday night for a basketball doubleheader rose to their feet. Slowly at first, small groups got up; others followed until nearly everybody in the building was standing together, eyes on the court, or closed in concentration. The pink-clad masses rose in solidarity, not to cheer on their …

Trump shines at polls

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Area voters overwhelmingly supported Trump as the Republican nominee, with most saying that the United States needs someone in the Oval Office who can create jobs. Trump took New Hampshire by storm after placing second to Ted Cruz in the Iowa Caucus, receiving 35 percent of the vote and 10 of 23 delegates. …

JAffrey: Fire totals vehicle, JFD investigates

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The Fire Department is investigating the cause of a fire that totaled a vehicle Tuesday night. Jaffrey firefighters responded to a River Street residence at 9:27 p.m., for a reported car fire. Firefighters extinguished the fire in about …

Girls’ basketball: Conant wins 42nd straight

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The Orioles got a scare Tuesday night against visiting Monadnock, as the Huskies hit a halftime buzzerbeater and held a lead deep into the third quarter. But Conant buckled down on defense and outscored Monadnock 20-5 in the fourth quarter to pull off a 51-36 win. Conant has …

Nominations sought for preservation awards

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The New Hampshire Preservation Alliance is seeking nominations for its annual Preservation Achievement Awards. The awards recognize individuals, organizations, or businesses in the categories of restoration and stewardship, rehabilitation and adaptive use, compatible new construction, public policy, and educational and planning initiatives. The deadline for submissions is March …

Jaffrey: First Church hosts ministers in February

Saturday, January 30, 2016

The Rev. Randall Farrara, who reads most of the languages of Biblical times, and the Rev. Robin Lunn, who is inspired by liturgy, are conducting services in February at The First Church in Jaffrey (Congregational/United Church of Christ). …

Scholarships for those in nursing, medicine, social work

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

After a lifetime of hard work, successful farming in the blueberry fields of New Jersey, and sound financial investments, New Hampshire native Samuel Yarnold and his wife, Alice, bequeathed more than $800,000 in scholarship funds for New Hampshire residents. Annual scholarships in the range of $1,000 to $5,000 …

Running: Traffies come in 1-2 in second Winter Chiller of the season

Monday, February 1, 2016

Here are the results of the second Winter Chiller held on Jan. 23 in Wilton at the High Mowing School. The next race (3.5 miles) is in Hancock at the Meetinghouse in the center of town on Saturday …

Jaffrey: ‘A Pastel Exhibit’ by Chris Reid at Civic Center until Thursday

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The Jaffrey Civic Center is pleased to announce “A Pastel Exhibit” by Chris Reid in the first-floor Gallery Display Cases. A native of Jaffrey, Reid is an internationally respected New England artist known for her pastel and oil landscapes. Reid received a B.S. in Art Education at Suny …

Police Logs: Jaffrey - Feb. 4, 2016

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Jaffrey Tuesday, Jan. 26 Motor vehicle accident: At 7:45 p.m., police responded to Howard Hill Road for a single-vehicle accident involving a 2013 Toyota Corolla, driven by Scott Rich, 49, of Jaffrey. Rich was traveling north when he struck a rock in the road. Rich dragged the rock …

Editorial: Our endorsement for the primary

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

We’ve been watching, listening, reporting, and today we give you our endorsement for the two candidates who stand out as worthy of the Democratic and Republican nominations in the New Hampshire primary. The Democratic ticket The U.S. needs a president who can represent a wide spectrum of views, …

Letter: Thank you to Wright Painting

Friday, January 22, 2016

To the editor: With much gratitude, the Jaffrey Civic Center would like to recognize Dennis Wright of Wright Painting, Jaffrey, for stepping up to our call for community service on the occasion of Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service. Dennis very generously provided crew, paint and …