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Letter: Outraged over high tax bill

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

To the editor: In regard to the recent New Ipswich property tax bills, I hope that a lot more folks are finally as outraged as I’ve been for many years. I’m sure that there are many who are wondering why such a large increase. Juggle it any which way you want, but bottom line is we’re spending far too much and continually caving to the blood-thirsty public sector. This applies … 0

Viewpoint: About the pipeline, whom can you believe?

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

These days we’ve been hearing a great deal about two power projects: Northern Pass and the natural gas pipeline. We hear a lot of conflicting opinion about whether these projects are good or even necessary for New Hampshire and New England. Last January, the six New England governors announced a regional initiative to expand the energy infrastructure in New England. Northern Pass would … 0

Letter: Speaker of the House nominee

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

To the editor: William O’Brien returns to Speakership of N.H. House of Representatives. Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it. Mike Bradley Hillsborough Editor’s note: State Rep. Bill O’Brien (R-Mont Vernon) was nominated to serve as the next Speaker of the House. The N.H. House will vote on the nomination Dec. 3. … 0

Letter: A forgotten Muslim legacy

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

To the editor: One of the greatest crimes committed against patriotism has been obfuscating historical truths of the vibrant and multicultural tapestry of the American history. A forgotten legacy of Muslims who fought, bled, and died in the American Revolutionary War, Civil War, Civil Rights and more have … 0

Letter: Network neutrality is only fair

Friday, November 14, 2014

To the editor: President Obama asked the Federal Communications Commission to set the strongest possible rules to protect network neutrality as it writes new Internet traffic regulations. He said the FCC should reclassify broadband service to be regulated like a public utility. This would mean that Internet service … 0

New Ipswich: $5,000 stolen from town

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — State police are investigating the alleged theft of $5,000 from the town offices, which occurred back in February, according to an announcement made by Select Board members Wednesday. During a board meeting Wednesday, Select Board member George Lawrence read from a statement prepared by town … 0

Community Conversation discusses poverty

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture hosted a Community Conversation on poverty on Tuesday, Nov. 11. … 0

Mascenic: After school ski, snowboard program sign-up next week

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Discounted pricing is being offered through Mascenic Area Ski Program for any combination of lift, lessons, and rentals for skiing or snowboarding this season. The program includes transportation and is open to students ranging from grades 5 through 12. Students do not have to be enrolled in the … 0

Greenville: Lawyer to talk about estate planning

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Local Elder Law Attorney Donald H. Sienkiewicz of the Estate Preservation & Planning Law Office in Milford will give a seminar about how to use trusts to avoid the five-year look back and nursing home liens; what can be done during the “spend-down” period; the pitfalls of beneficiary … 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

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

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

Mascenic: ‘And Then There Were None’

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

When you cram10 crazy characters into a tense, isolated situation, things are bound to get a little sticky. The characters involved in “And Then There Were None” certainly find themselves in that situation, as one by one, all … 0