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The Jaffrey Historical Society hosted an informational meeting Sunday about its proposal to build a replica of the Hearse House in the Village of Jaffrey Center. Residents voiced their worry that the Hearse House would obstruct the view of Mount Monadnock.

Jaffrey: Hearse house location questioned

Monday, January 26, 2015

JAFFREY — Several residents of Jaffrey, concerned about a replica of a hearse house obstructing Mount Monadnock, are urging the Jaffrey Historical Society to move their planned site out of view of the mountain. Residents are encouraging the Historical Society — which plans to build a hearse house to display two hearses from 1868 in the Jaffrey Center Commons — … 0

Region readies for big storm

Monday, January 26, 2015

The Monadnock region, like much of the Northeast, was bracing Monday for a winter storm forecasted to bring blizzard conditions to parts of Hillsborough and Cheshire counties. Yet the attitude throughout the region seemed calmer than in New York City and Boston, which were predicted to receive record levels of snowfall. Chief David Chamberlain of the Jaffrey Fire Department summarized this attitude Monday … 0

Legislating change: How to grow the economy

Monday, January 26, 2015

How to grow the economy? That’s the question on many people’s minds, including our representatives in Concord. Both N.H. House and Senate Republicans are proposing that business taxes be cut. Sen. Andy Sanborn (R-Bedford) is among those sponsoring the cuts in the Senate. SB1 would reduce the Business Profits Tax a half-percent over … 0

Rindge: Budget proposal comes in lower than default

Monday, January 19, 2015

RINDGE — The proposed budget passed through the public hearing process with little fuss, as the board presented a decreased budget for the third year in a row, coming in with a proposal of $3,706,400. The proposed budget … 0

Petition call for pipeline delay heard

Monday, January 19, 2015

Federal lawmakers have responded to a petition — signed by more than 1,900 New Hampshire residents asking for more time to review the natural gas pipeline plan — by reaching out to both the developer and the federal regulatory commission that will have the final say. Last week, … 1

Rindge: Board: To keep teachers, salaries must increase

Monday, January 19, 2015

RINDGE — At the Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District’s hearing for their $25,616,015 proposed operating budget Thursday, the crowd tussled over whether teacher and professional staff member salaries should increase a total of $261,391 under their collective bargaining agreement. … 0

Rindge: Veterans Assoc. electing officers

Monday, January 12, 2015

The Rindge Veterans Association will hold their Election of Officers at the Monadnock Full Gospel Church on Jan. 27, at 7 p.m. All members are encouraged to attend. For more information, visit … 0

Dublin School: Wildcats roundup from last week’s action

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Boys’ basketball Dublin School hosted a deep squad from Cushing Academy on Wednesday, falling by a score of 79-53. All eight players scored for the Wildcats, led by young shooting guard Dylan Savage with 14 points, all coming in the second half. Hunter Bachman added 13 points and … 0

Gas prices: Less pain at the pump

Monday, January 19, 2015

If you drive into Hometown Gas in Rindge, don’t surprised if you hear, “$1.99, can you believe this?” That’s what John Berry of Rindge yelled when he stepped out of his pickup truck on Wednesday. Hometown Gas is … 0

Keene: Monadnock Buy Local receives grant

Friday, January 16, 2015

Monadnock Buy Local recently received a grant from the Everett and Margaret H. Clement Family Fund and the Iola M. Hubbard Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation to conduct a Communications Audit. This audit will assess how Monadnock Buy Local is currently driving behavior change and discover … 0

Editorial: Devotion to a dream lives on

Monday, January 19, 2015

The region in which we live has long been known for its forward thinking. Great men and women, like Willa Cather, Mark Twain and Frederick Douglass, have made their homes, if only temporarily, in our towns. Others born and raised here embody that same tolerant, creative and universally … 0

Men’s basketball: Ravens drop one to New Haven

Monday, January 19, 2015

Senior Ryen Vilmont scored a team-high 15 points, but the Ravens spoiled a first-half lead in a loss to the University of New Haven Chargers by a final score of 69-62 at the Fieldhouse on Saturday afternoon. With the loss, the Ravens drop to 10-6 overall and 5-4 … 0

Women’s hockey: Ravens keep home win streak alive

Monday, January 19, 2015

Junior defenseman Sarah Sheils scored three times, including a pair of power-play goals, on Saturday night to lead the way for the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team in a 5-1 win over Nichols. With the win, Franklin Pierce improves to 13-2-1 and has won six in … 0