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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

Jaffrey-Rindge: Lions meet Wednesday

Friday, November 7, 2014

On Wednesday at 7 p.m.,at the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce Conference room, an informational meeting will be run by District 44N Lions, in the western half of New Hampshire, who are starting a newly forming Jaffrey-Rindge Lions Club. If you are a civic-minded individual wanting to help people … 0

Editorial: Veterans Day — a time for reflection

Monday, November 10, 2014

Every year on Memorial Day, you were sure to find New Ipswich’s Eddie Aho riding high in the convertible carrying the town’s remaining World War II veterans along the parade route. Each year, since he returned from his service as a member of the Navy Construction Battalion after … 0

Letters: Thanks for a great opportunity

Friday, October 31, 2014

To the editor: Thank you to the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce for arranging a candidates forum recently. This was a great opportunity to hear from all those running for state representative, Executive Council and State Senate to represent the Jaffrey-Rindge area. The only exception was Senate candidate Kevin … 0

Rindge: $5K in renovations underway at PD

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

RINDGE — Changes are underway at the Rindge Police Department, after the release of a report from an outside contractor, which recommended several updates to the department’s facilities, as well as its day-to-day operations. During the timeframe between the retirement of former police chief Frank Morrill and the … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge Superintendent Jim O’Neill stepping down

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

RINDGE — The Jaffrey-Rindge School District has begun a search for a new superintendent of schools, as Supt. Jim O’Neill announced Monday night that he is stepping down after 16 years on the job. At the Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative … 0

Election: Gilmour one of few upsets in state races

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

The dust has settled in the 2014 General Election state races, and the results are in. Republicans were the sound winners of the State Senate seats, with three local districts leaning red. Things were a little more balanced … 0

Shaheen defeats Brown

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen just slipped by Republican Scott Brown to win re-election Tuesday to the U.S. Senate, making the most expensive Senate race in New Hampshire history, and one of the Democratic party’s most decisive wins Tuesday, … 0

Jaffrey: Conservationist Royce dies at 82

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

JAFFREY — H. Charles Royce of Jaffrey, a former N.H. state representative whose fights to protect Mount Monadnock made him a regional icon, died Tuesday evening. He was 82 years old. The cause of death was a heart … 0

Kuster holds off Garcia

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Rep. Annie Kuster, a first-term congresswoman from Hopkinton who rode to Congress in 2012 by defeating incumbent Charlie Bass, scored a decisive victory over her Republican challenger, Marilinda Garcia on Tuesday. Kuster’s showing in the bellwether Monadnock region … 0

Keene: Monadnock Garden Club gives out awards

Monday, October 27, 2014

The Monadnock Garden Club, a member of the Garden Club of America, awarded three of its distinguished members GCA certificates at the annual meeting held Oct. 15. Anne Burke is the recipient of the GCA Medal of Merit in recognition of her dedicated leadership as President, long serving … 0