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Robert P. Roy | Obituaries  The Keene Sentinel

Robert P. Roy. Robert P. “Bob” Roy, 86, of Jaffrey died peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at his home with his wife by his side. He was born Feb. 12, 1932 in ...



Vera Pomponio  The Keene Sentinel

Vera Pomponio. Vera Pomponio, 92, of Jaffrey died peacefully on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, at Monadnock Community Hospital in Peterborough after a brief ...



The Way We Were: Conant High school has a rich history  The Keene Sentinel

JAFFREY — Conant High School was established in 1870 with a gift of $7000 from John Conant. He had settled in town in 1816, becoming a successful farmer.



Eighty-seven graduate from Conant High School  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Conant High School Assistant Principal Richard Simoneau spoke from experience when he preached the importance of connections to the class of 2018 during ...



New grading system in Jaffrey-Rindge school district questioned by parents  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board has agreed to discuss feedback the district is receiving about controversial grading changes being made at the district's middle ...



Jaffrey-Rindge School District loses another principal  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board accepted the resignation of Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School/Conant High School Assistant Principal Richard Simoneau during a ...



Another Jaffrey-Rindge school employee resigns  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Another Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District administrator has announced their resignation from the district.Misty McBrierty, the district's director of ...



Jaffrey-Rindge selects new middle/high school principal  The Keene Sentinel

JAFFREY — The Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District has hired a new principal of Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School and Conant High School.



Project Crash comes to Conant on Wednesday  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Jaffrey-RindgeProject Crash comes to Conant on WednesdayA mock distracted driving incident will take place in the Conant High School parking lot on ...



Jaffrey-Rindge School District announces principal finalists  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Staff ReportThe Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District has announced two finalists for the vacant middle/high school principal position. Finalists David ...



Students protesting to “Make Conant Great Again”  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

A group of Conant High School students hope to “Make Conant Great Again by protesting recent changes made at their school.For the past few weeks, ...



Holiday events around region  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Over the next few weeks, towns all over the Monadnock region will be hosting holiday-themed eventsANTRIMFestival of Trees: James A. Tuttle Library, Open ...



Departing Conant principal heading to Peterborough Elementary School  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Departing Conant High School Principal Larry Pimental will become the new principal at Peterborough Elementary School. Pimental – who submitted his ...



Conant revamps enrichment system  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Conant High School has revamped its e-block system.The flexible time slot – originally implemented in the 2013-14 school year – was designed to provide ...



Jaffrey-Rindge hires interim assistant principal  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The Jaffrey-Rindge School District's interim assistant principal of safety and culture will be a familiar face to many. Michelle Durand, who has worked at the ...



For many in Jaffrey-Rindge district, new assessment system doesn't make the grade  The Keene Sentinel

JAFFREY — It was standing-room only in the music room of Conant High School Monday night as parents, students and teachers gathered to voice their ...



Parent complaint had been filed against Jaffrey-Rindge curriculum director  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board board has accepted the resignation of the district's director of curriculum and instruction.Little was said during Monday's school ...



A stage for all: Conant High drama club gives everyone a chance to shine  The Keene Sentinel

All the world's a stage — and at Conant High School , students and teachers are working to make that stage a more inclusive place.



Conant's mock DWI accident shows dangers of drunk/distracted driving  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Conant High School students and community members were given a glimpse into the real life dangers of distracted and drunk driving on Wednesday.Students ...



Jaffrey-Rindge hires both principal finalists  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District will add both middle/high school principal finalists to the administrative team.The district's school board ...



Another high-level departure hits Jaffrey-Rindge district  The Keene Sentinel

Amid recent controversy over new grading policies implemented this school year, an administrator in the Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District has ...



Student creates outdoor learning center at Jaffrey Grade School for Eagle project  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Conant High School sophomore Trevor Pierce went back to his roots when digging for inspiration for his Eagle Scout project. The 16-year-old Jaffrey resident ...



Police investigate shooting threat at Conant  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Jaffrey-Rindge School District administration and the Jaffrey Police Department have investigated a “low-level” threat at Conant High School, determining that ...



JR school board agrees to demolish home on district-owned property  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board has officially expressed its intent demolish a house on 30 Charlonne St.The motion made Monday was considered more of a ...



Girls' tennis: Bow gets best of Conant once again  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The Conant High School girls' tennis team was once again thwarted by the Bow Falcons on Monday, losing each of their doubles sets and all but one of their ...



CHS/JRMS principal candidates discuss school safety, climate, and more  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

School safety and climate as well as how to transition to a new learning model were just a few of the topics broached by the finalists for the Jaffrey-Rindge ...



Jaffrey-Rindge parents reiterate concerns over grading practices  The Keene Sentinel

RINDGE — For the second week in a row, parents in the Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District expressed concerns about new grading practices.



Aho tops for JRMS at state meet  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

On her final run for the Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School Cardinals cross country team, 8th grader Kylie Aho once again lead her team to a tremendous 10th place ...



Proposed Jaffrey-Rindge budget down .2-percent  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The Jaffrey-Rindge School District is currently carrying forward a proposed 2018-19 operating budget of $25348392, a .2-percent reduction over last year's ...



The grateful 88: Conant High School graduation  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Eighty-eight new windows of opportunity opened Friday at Franklin Pierce University, with Conant High School's class of 2017 graduating and receiving their ...



Conant High officials speak on decision not to notify parents of gun threat  The Keene Sentinel

JAFFREY — After learning from media reports that police had investigated a student's comment about bringing a gun to Conant High School, some parents say ...



Local Roundup: Woodsville Girls Ride Into Semifinals; Lebanon Boys Eliminate  Valley News

Bethlehem, n.h. — The surging Woodsville High girls soccer team took another step forward with a 2-0 victory over host Profile in the NHIAA Division IV ...



Team effort: Conant students assemble to build a better greenhouse  The Keene Sentinel

Did you ever wonder when you'd use the skills you learned in high school geometry?



One-time Conant standout fills starting role for nationally ranked Bentley team  The Keene Sentinel

For Maddy Springfield, basketball is art, each game a new blank canvass.



Boys' soccer: ConVal hosts Lebanon Saturday; game will be played at Conant High School  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The No. 1 ConVal boys' soccer team will play No. 9 Lebanon in the quarterfinal round of the NHIAA Division II playoffs on Saturday at 2 p.m. Due to field ...



Janet T. Girouard  The Keene Sentinel

Janet T. Girouard. On the evening of Nov. 19, 2018, after a battle of declining health, Janet Theresa Girouard passed away peacefully at home surrounded her ...



ConVal narrows principal search down to two  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

A committee of members at ConVal have whittled down a group of potential candidates for the high school principal position down to two.Superintendent ...



Superintendent releases letter about incident regarding flag of Kekistan  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

A flag associated with white supremacy and the alt-right movement displayed at a Conant High School pep rally has caused the Superintendent of the ...



“Jake's van” donated to local nonprofit  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

A dormant memorial van at the Jaffrey-Rindge School District has been given new life after being donated to a local nonprofit.The district's school board ...



From Conant to 'Coco': In movies, a Jaffrey native makes his mark  The Keene Sentinel

As millions of people tuned in to the Academy Awards earlier this month, Jaffrey native Jeff Stone was watching, too. But for Stone, the motivation was personal.



Conant named top school  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Conant named top school- Conant High School has been named one of the top ten public high schools in the state by a national media company.U.S. News ...



Jaffrey-Rindge to put apportionment change article on March ballot  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School Board continues to be divided about a potential change to the district's apportionment formula.The board voted 5-2 on ...



Robert Korpi  The Keene Sentinel

Robert Korpi. Robert Reuben Korpi, 78, longtime resident of Jaffrey, died at his home after a period of declining health on Aug. 15, 2018, surrounded by his ...



District OKs program of studies  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board approved student and staff handbooks for each of the four schools in the district, as well as a program of studies for Conant ...



Conant principal resigns  The Keene Sentinel

JAFFREY — The principal of Conant High School and Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School has resigned, after three months on administrative leave.



Thomas A. Lambert  The Keene Sentinel

Thomas A. Lambert. Thomas A. Lambert, 60, of Jaffrey passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Friday, July 20, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center ...



This bunch is headed to Tennessee for DI Globals  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

When it comes to the Banana Squad, the smaller the group, the tighter the bunch. Conant High School's Destination Team is heading to the global competition ...



She's beaten the odds  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

When Amy Olson was born, doctors told her family that she would likely be deaf, blind, unable to walk, and would need a feeding tube to eat. There was even a ...



Flag associated with racism displayed at Conant pep rally  The Keene Sentinel

JAFFREY — Two students' display of a flag associated with white supremacy at a Conant High School pep rally two weeks ago prompted an investigation into ...



Dinner to benefit Conant High student battling leukemia  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

A Conant High School Destination Imagination team is hoping to amp up the cheesiness this Friday to benefit a Rindge high school student recovering from ...



Springfield new AD at Conant  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

David Springfield is returning to the world of Conant sports — this time, as the athletic director.“I'm extremely excited,” Springfield said. “I haven't really felt this ...



New principal to take helm at high school  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

John J. Barth, the lone candidate named by the Mascenic school board, has been confirmed as the new principal for the high school.The School Board ...



Conant, FPU students get together to read  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Students from Franklin Pierce University and Conant High School converged on Tuesday to celebrate Willa Cather's “My Antonia” as a part of the NEA Big Read.



Jaffrey-Rindge students design shoes for contest  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Four Conant High School students were recently given the opportunity to design custom Vans shoes for a chance to win their school's art program $50000.



Rotary exchange student shares trip  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

When Nadia Bhatti's alarm rings every day to wake her up, most of her friends and family are just heading off to bed. Bhatti is not a third-shift worker: She is ...



Jaffrey-Rindge district tables formula change, proposes committee  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

A controversial petition article that could have changed how much each town paid into the Jaffrey-Rindge School District has been modified, with voters now ...



Conant sends Class of 2014 into next chapter  The Keene Sentinel

RINDGE — Members of the Conant High School Class of 2014 officially closed the books on their high school careers before a crowd of several hundred friends ...



Town Meeting Primer 2018 - who's running for office in your town?  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Town Meeting Primer 2018 - who's running for office in your town, what's on the warrant, and where do you vote? Read on to find out.Voting Times and ...



Conant class of 1966 celebrates 50th reunion  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Conant High School Class of 1966 celebrated their 50th class reunion at the Shattuck Golf Club. Left to right, first row: Diane Prescott Martin, Anne Gilmore ...



Conant teacher resigns  The Keene Sentinel

JAFFREY — The Conant High School music teacher who has been on leave for more than a month has submitted his resignation to the Jaffrey-Rindge ...



Jaffrey Grade School part of legacy of rural schools  The Keene Sentinel

JAFFREY — The 1938 Jaffrey Grade School was the sixth schoolhouse built in School District No. 2. As in most of the towns in rural New Hampshire, original ...



Lisa Wiley is immersed every day in nature  The Keene Sentinel

For years, Lisa Wiley, 48, held two part-time jobs — as media associate at Conant High School, and evening library supervisor at Franklin Pierce University.



Rindge native killed in murder-suicide  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

A woman with ties to the Monadnock region was found dead in North Carolina on Monday, a victim of what police are calling a murder-suicide. Rebecca Ann ...



On the job learning  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

After reading some stories, playing with blocks and helping pre-K students at Rindge Memorial School with the coloring a rainbow, Kerrigan Bergeron turned her ...



Red Cross schedules several blood donation opportunities in October  The Keene Sentinel

O ctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month — the perfect time to give blood or platelets to support cancer patients and others.



Shakespeare Festival  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Jaffrey's Meetinghouse was once again replete with the words of William Shakespeare on Friday, as students from the Jaffrey-Rindge School District performed ...



Sen. Maggie Hassan nominates 43 NH students to military academies  The Laconia Daily Sun

WASHINGTON — Sen. Maggie Hassan has nominated 43 New Hampshire students to attend United States Services Academies, including the U.S. Air Force ...



'Light work' at Harrisville meeting proves anything but  The Keene Sentinel

HARRISVILLE — In a town that treasures its history, vintage streetlights became the rallying cry for preservation Wednesday night in an extended town meeting ...



Kitty Rescue starts new program  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Kitty Rescue is a volunteer organization in Jaffrey that does its best to help all the cats it has and receives..Recently, Kitty Rescue started a new project called ...



For high school seniors, the last of the firsts  The Keene Sentinel

SWANZEY CENTER — Across the Monadnock Region this week, students of all ages paused outside front doors and beside school bus stops for parents to ...



ROOKIE YEAR  The Keene Sentinel

Fifteen minutes before school starts on the first day at Walpole Elementary, Benjamin J. Pierce, 26, surveys his classroom. He's had a few months to sort the ...



Run the world: Keene High grad preps for international career  The Keene Sentinel

As the end of graduation season nears, many high school seniors are preparing for their next steps into the “real world.” Just a few years ago, so was Keene ...



Jaffrey Civic Center celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The candlelit faces packed inside the United Church of Jaffrey on Monday night looked around with surprise and jubilation as the lights began to flicker as they ...



Crash victim 'lived life on his own terms'  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Jake Germano, who was known for his sense of humor and for his larger-than-life personality, died in a car accident on Thomas Road in Rindge on Saturday.



Standing O for Conant's military grads  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Eighty-eight Conant High School seniors will always remember walking across the stage at Franklin Pierce University's field house on Friday for their high ...



ConVal reinstates athletic fees after two-year study  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

ConVal High School plans to put athletic fees back in place for all of its sports starting in the fall, based on the results of a study into whether the fees impacted ...



Monadnock Profile: Globe-trotting soccer scribe has deep roots in region  The Keene Sentinel

Steven “Steve” Goff knew from the very start that he wanted to be a sports writer.



NBA shooting coach Hopla visits Conant High School  The Keene Sentinel

JAFFREY — If you had to name the best basketball shooters of all-time, the name Dave Hopla most likely wouldn't come to mind. But at Conant High School's ...



Computers in the classroom: One purposeful step at a time  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Bringing technology into the Jaffrey-Rindge School District is much more than staying in touch with the latest educational trends. It's about giving students the ...



Big Bang Bursts: Festival of Fireworks Lights Up Jaffrey  The Keene Sentinel

For the 26th year, the town of Jaffrey will signal the approaching end of summer with a big, big bang. This year's Jaffrey Festival of Fireworks happens Saturday, ...



Ronald H. Ruffle  The Keene Sentinel

Ronald H. "Ron" Ruffle, D.M.D., 82, of Jaffrey and formerly of Keene, died Nov. 15, 2014, at Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene. He passed ...



Conant girls' tennis wins first-ever title  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The Conant girls' tennis team won its first-ever state championship on Wednesday afternoon, beating previously undefeated No. 1 Bow 5-2. The Orioles' only ...



Alanna Marrotte | Obituaries | sentinelsource.com  The Keene Sentinel

Alanna "Red" Marrotte, 24, of Keene and formerly of Jaffrey, passed away unexpectedly April 23, 2016, at her home.



Two dead in Rindge car crash  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

A Rindge man who attended Conant High School was identified as the driver killed in a single-vehicle accident Saturday morning.Jake Germano, 23, of Rindge ...



Michele M. Chadbourne | Obituaries | sentinelsource.com  The Keene Sentinel

Michele Monique Chadbourne, 49, of Jaffrey passed away on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017. Michele spent her final moments at home surrounded by her family.



Mascenic: Langille named assistant principal  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

School Counseling Director Charles Langille has been promoted to Mascenic's assistant principal position.Langille, a 1992 alum of Mascenic, returned to the ...



From dispatcher to deputy chief, Lunderville always answers the call  The Keene Sentinel

When the call came over the radio that somebody had been in a fatal snowmobile accident, it stopped Kassandra “Kassie” (Dupre) Lunderville in her tracks.



Combatting food insecurity across the region's schools  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

It looks much like you would expect a food pantry to look – shelves stocked with simple staples, and lots of them. But instead of being in a church basement, ...



Rindge Citizen, Young Citizen of the Year announced  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Reverend David Jadlocki of the First Congregational Church in Rindge has been named this year's Rindge Citizen of the Year. Jadlocki, in an interview Monday ...



Former police chief finds his passion  The Keene Sentinel

L ast October, when Steve Baldwin of Dublin trekked through his friend Jim Boutwell's backyard with a metal detector in search of Boutwell's lost wedding ring, ...



These are the Best NH High School Teachers  Patch.com

Nashua, NH - A new survey ranked teachers at 42 Granite State schools.



Kuster Nominates 26 NH Students for Service Academies  Patch.com

Kuster Nominates 26 NH Students for *Service*... - Concord, NH - Students from Amherst, Concord, Nashua, Salem, and Windham make Rep. Kuster list of ...



Former NBA shooting coach gives local players a free lesson  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Over 100 local basketballers got a free lesson from a former NBA shooting coach at Conant High School on Thursday.Thanks to Jaffrey referee Dennis Wright, ...



Dinner to benefit Joneses  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The Jaffrey-Rindge community will come together this weekend to honor one of their own – Rebecca Jones. A benefit dinner and silent auction will be held at the ...



Rindge PD hires three new officers  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

With three police officers under the age of 24 recently hired, the Rindge Police Department will see a small youth movement over the next year. John Ciarcia, 22 ...



Best Teachers: Nashua North or Nashua South?  Patch.com

Nashua South High School teachers ranked significantly ahead of their counterparts at Nashua North, according to a new survey.



'March Movie ​Madness'  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

'March MovieMadness'To the editor:Music is the universal language. The “March Movie Madness” concert held in the Conant High School gym/auditorium on ...



Monadnock Profile: Stephanie Scherr  The Keene Sentinel

Growing up in New Jersey, Stephanie Scherr always had two passions: the outdoors, and dance. For years, she's inspired others to follow each.



A deadly echo: A story of struggle, hope and tragedy  The Keene Sentinel

Theresa Chase was just getting home from a night out around 6 a.m. on Sunday, April 24, when her phone started blowing up. Ready to go to sleep, she ...



Rindge woman's killing brings heartache  The Keene Sentinel

A devoted family member; a dedicated medical technician; an outgoing friend; a dog lover. Three days after a young woman from Rindge was found killed in ...



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