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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 run. “We’re trying to get ahead of … 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

Peterborough: Two rescued from summit

Monday, June 29, 2015

Two Amherst hikers and their dog were rescued near the summit of Pack Monadnock, after the 17-year-olds got lost at night on the Wapack Trail. Peterborough and Temple Police found Elizabeth Silvis-Chandley and Elizabeth Maloney uninjured at about 10 p.m. Friday. The teenagers started hiking the Wapack Trail from the trailhead off Mountain Road at about 6 p.m., according to a press release … 0

Golf: ML

Friday, June 26, 2015

Congratulations to the Winners of the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce’s Ron Despres Memorial Golf Classic held on June 19. The annual event was held at the Shattuck Golf Club. Pictured from left to right are Craig Griffin, Bob … 0

BASEBALL: Post 11 tops Bedford, splits with Plymouth

Monday, June 29, 2015

Jaffrey Legion baseball won its home opener against top-ranked Bedford, 3-2. In their home opener, Post 11 scored a run in the first when pitcher JP Record knocked in Kyle Dupuis who had reached on a walk and … 0

Baseball: Brewers Babe Ruth champs

Monday, June 29, 2015

The Brewers beat the Pirates in a best of three series for the Jaffrey Babe Ruth title last week. In game one on Wednesday night, the Brewers took an early 4-0 lead by sending 8 batters to the … 0

Editorial: Deep respect for same-sex ruling

Monday, June 29, 2015

In a long-overdue decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled last week that same-sex marriages are legal in all 50 states. The historic Obergefell v. Hodges decision will likely go down as one of the court’s most memorable, uniting our progressive nation by affording every couple the same … 0

Rindge: 7-14 years for negligent homicide

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

KEENE — A Massachusetts man with two prior DWI convictions was sentenced to seven to 14 years in prison Wednesday, in connection with a drunken driving accident that led to the death of a 25-year-old Jaffrey father of … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: A fond farewell

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

A crowd of over 125 friends, family and colleagues gathered at The Monadnock Inn on Tuesday evening to honor Jaffrey-Rindge Supt. Jim O’Neill, who will retire June 30 after 14 years on the job. “I have enjoyed getting … 0

ConVal: ATC expands class offerings

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

PETERBOROUGH ­­­— Soon, students at ConVal and Conant High Schools will be able to earn academic certificates in computer science, engineering and manufacturing, through the Region 14 Applied Technology Center housed at ConVal High School. The expansion is … 0

Peterborough: Medal to celebrate lifetime of music

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

In an unprecedented move, the MacDowell Colony will posthumously award the 56th Edward MacDowell Medal to Gunther Schuller, celebrating his life in addition to his achievements. The 89-year-old Schuller, a composer, conductor, educator, author and historian who was … 0

Rindge: Olson sentencing delayed yet again

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

As lawyers on both sides work on a restitution schedule for a Rindge man who defrauded investors of millions of dollars, his sentencing has once again been delayed. Aaron E. Olson, 40, of Rindge, was scheduled to be sentenced this Friday, after pleading guilty to four counts of … 0

Rindge / Wilton: DWI cases put in jeopardy

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Dozens of DWI cases across the state, including one in Wilton and six in Rindge, have been called into question because of a technical glitch in the recertification process for police officers who administer Breathalyzer tests, according to the Attorney General’s Office. The anomaly, effective since January 2013, … 0