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David Hoffman, 54, of Ashburnham, appeared in court on Wednesday in Jaffrey to be arraigned on a charge of negligent homicide.

Jaffrey/Rindge: Driver in fatal crash arraigned

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

JAFFREY — David Hoffman, the driver of a vehicle that allegedly caused a fatal accident in Rindge on Nov. 6, was arraigned on a charge of negligent homicide at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey, on Wednesday afternoon. As part of his bail conditions, Justice L. Phillips Runyon III ordered that Hoffman be fitted with an ankle bracelet for house arrest and that he not drive; bail was set at $20,000 cash or surety. Hoffman, 54, of Ashburnham, Massachusetts, entered the courtroom Wednesday on crutches, with his left foot in a cast from injuries suffered in the accident. Police allege Hoffman’s alcohol consumption that day was … 0

Peterborough: National award for green energy

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Peterborough is the only town nationwide being recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for purchasing green power — electricity from renewable sources like solar, wind and geothermal that do not emit greenhouse gases. The EPA announced Wednesday that Peterborough is one of nine entities across the country to receive the EPA’s 2014 Green Power Purchasing Award. Other award winners include the cities … 0

Keene: AIDS Memorial Quilt displaying in region

Monday, November 17, 2014

AIDS Services for the Monadnock Region will collaborate with Franklin Pierce University to bring a display of the AIDS Memorial Quilt to various locations throughout the region to acknowledge World AIDS Day, held annually on Dec. 1 since 1988. The purpose of the day is to engage communities in understanding, compassion and hope using this powerful visual reminder of the AIDS pandemic and … 0

Softball: Pen, paper, Penwoman: Chalke signs with SNHU

Monday, November 17, 2014

Conant softballer Ivy Chalke can do it all. Sure, she’s one of the best pitchers in Division III, putting up gaudy numbers as she lead the Orioles to what’s considered to be its best season ever last year. … 0

Rindge: Community supper set for Nov. 24

Monday, November 10, 2014

All are welcome at the monthly Welcome Table Community Supper in Rindge. The next supper will be on Nov. 24 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Rindge Meeting House. The menu includes scalloped ham and noodles, tossed salad, bread, beverages and a variety of desserts. A vegetarian … 0

Rindge: RAMS seek Citizen of the Year nominees

Thursday, November 13, 2014

The Rindge Athletic Men’s Social Club — RAMS — in conjunction with TD Bank, is accepting applications for Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year for the Town of Rindge. Nominees must be a resident of Rindge and have made outstanding contributions toward the quality of life in … 0

Jaffrey: Memorial Ambulance hosts Penny Sale

Friday, November 14, 2014

Jaffrey-Rindge Memorial Ambulance hosts its second annual penny sale on Nov. 22 at noon in the Pratt Auditorium, in Jaffrey. A large variety of items from area businesses, from jewelry to gift certificates, will be available. Doors open at noon, calling begins at 2 p.m. … 0

Rindge: FPU AD won’t retire

Friday, November 14, 2014

When Franklin Pierce athletic director Bruce Kirsh announced his retirement this past summer, more than a few people on campus wondered how the university would replace such a valuable person. Kirsh has spent more than 40 years at the university building Franklin Pierce’s athletics program into one of … 0

Peterborough: Business After Hours at RiverMead

Friday, November 14, 2014

The Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours will be held Wednesday, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at The Village at RiverMead, 50 Timber Pond Rd., in Peterborough. The After Hours are the Chamber’s networking events, allows members to meet, exchange ideas, make important long-lasting bonds, while giving … 0

Keene: New hire at land trust org.

Friday, November 14, 2014

Jennifer Zaso joins the Monadnock Conservancy, a land trust for southwestern New Hampshire, as philanthropy manager this month. In her position, Zaso will play a key role in achieving the financial objectives of the organization, now celebrating its … 0

Keene: Starting your own business seminar

Friday, November 14, 2014

Monadnock SCORE will present a seminar on “How to Start Your Own Business” today from 6 to 9 p.m. The seminar will be presented at and sponsored by the Savings Bank of Walpole, 84 Marlborough St., in Keene. This seminar is designed for anyone who is thinking about … 0

Rindge: Charette hits 1,000 points

Monday, November 17, 2014

Junior forward Kara Charette led all scorers with 28 points, joined the 1,000-point club and had a double-double, but could not help the Franklin Piece University women’s basketball team defeat Queens (N.Y.) The Ravens fall to 1-1 in … 0

Viewpoint: Trip of a Lifetime

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

If you’d asked me a year ago, there was no way a trip to China was in my thoughts. But when the opportunity of the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce trip came along in March, it seemed too good … 0