Jaffrey, New Hampshire
Area: 40.7 square miles
10 Goodnow St., town manager, 532-7880, Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; town clerk, 532-7861, Mon.-Wed., 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Thurs. noon-7 p.m.; Fri. 8 a.m.-noon; tax collector, 532-7860, Mon.-Wed. 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Thurs. noon-7 p.m.; Fri. 8 a.m.-noon
Tax Rate: $27.31; ratio of assessment 100 percent
Registered Voters: 3,471
Fire Department: chief, David Chamberlain; 911; 532-8377 non-emergency
Police Department: chief, William Oswalt; 911; 532-7865 non-emergency
City Manager: David Caron
Maria A. Chamberlain
Tax Collector: Dawn L. Oswalt
Planning Board: Edward Merrell, Mark Kresge, Robert Deschenes, John W. McCarthy, Richard Grodin, Shirley Despres, James Moore, Donald MacIsaac
BudgetCommittee: Norman Langevin, William Gilson, Susan Greenough, Jan Wilkins
Zoning Board of Adjustment: Lee Sawyer, Raymond Dodge, Andrew Webber, Ernest J. Belletete, Phil Cournoyer, Marc Tieger
Moderator: Marc P Tieger
Public Works: Randall W. Heglin
Recycling Center: Recycling Center: Old Sharon Road; Tues., Wed., Fri. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat. 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; 532-6819.
Airport: Silver Ranch Airport (private), manager Harvey N. Sawyer.
Public Schools: Jaffrey Grade (K-5), Jaffrey-Rindge Middle (6-8), Conant High (9-12).
Other Schools: Victory High School, St. Patrick’s School
Board of Education: Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative representatives, Jeffrey Clark-Kevan, Thomas Connolly, James Weimann.
State Representatives: Richard Ames, D-Jaffrey, Douglas Ley, D-Jaffrey, Harry Young D-Jaffrey
State Senator: Andy Sanborn, R-Bedford
Selectmen: Kathleen Batchelder, Donald MacIsaac, Thomas Rothermel
Conservation Committee: Carolyn Garretson, Kevin Alix, Nancy Beiter, Nora Barton Bryant, Michael George, Bill Graf, Patricia Weiner
Library: Jaffrey Public Library, Main Street, 532-7301, Mon. and Wed., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Tues and Thurs., 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Fri., 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sat., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Churches: Calvary Assembly of God, Jaffrey Bible, Pilgrim Baptist, St. Patrick’s, United Church of Jaffrey; in Jaffrey Center, First Congregational, Full Gospel Four Square
Parks & Recreation: Contoocook Lake, Humiston Field, Jaffrey Recreation Department, 532-7863.
Major Businesses: D.D. Bean & Sons Inc., Johnson Abrasives Co., King Manufacturing Co., Millipore Corp., Teleflex Medical, Graphicast, New England Wood Pellet, Telstar Display Fireworks Inc., Atlas Pyrotechnics, Alliance Roofing, Belletete’s Inc., Kimball Farms, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
Points of Interest: Mount Monadnock State Park, Annett State Park, Jaffrey Civic Center, Old Meeting House, Melville Academy, Amos Fortune home and grave, Red School House, Willa Cather’s grave, Silver Ranch Airport. Jaffrey is also known for its spectacular Festival of Fireworks, held in mid-August, although the event was canceled in 2012 because of a terrorist threat.