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Running: Thanks for a good Chip Chase

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The Souhegan Lions Club, serving the towns of Temple, New Ipswich, Mason and Greenville, thank all those who participated in the New Year’s Day Peanut Butter Chip Chase 5K Run/Walk Road Race. 209 runners/walkers took part in our race, the post-race food and our many raffle prizes. The Kids’ Race had around 25 participants. With sunny skies and around freezing temperatures, it was a great race day. George Adams was … 0

Editorial: Enough hot air — time to play ball

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The two weeks leading up to the Super Bowl are always a time for media hype, overblown issues and millions of words dedicated to discussing things most NFL fans already know. This year is no exception to that rule. In fact, it’s the best example in recent memory of the media beating a story into the ground as we head toward the big … 0

Letters: Pipeline got a ‘full-court press’

Thursday, January 15, 2015

To the editor: I’m not sure what the New Hampshire journalism awards are called, but I hope your paper is recognized for the remarkable work you are doing covering the story of the Kinder Morgan pipeline planned for this region. Since local towns were first made aware of this project in early December, your paper has done a wonderful job raising awareness of … 0

Viewpoint: There is a better alternative

Friday, January 9, 2015

Many people have written about the pros and cons of building the Kinder Morgan Tennessee Gas Pipeline known as Northeast Direct, or NED. Our Governor, in her inaugural address Thursday talked about bringing more affordable electricity prices to New England because of better access to natural gas. She … 0

Legislative outlook: Let’s get more competitive

Friday, January 9, 2015

Since January 2011, the focus of the nonpartisan N.H. House Business Caucus has been to promote job creation and expansion of the economic base through strong, responsible business growth and success. As founder and chair, I have led … 0

Roundup: Litts flirts with quadruple-double

Thursday, January 8, 2015

WLC boys’ basketball The Warriors dominated in their win at Nute Friday night. WLC won 86-45; star Jordan Litts had an incredible game, with 18 points, 13 steals, 12 rebounds and seven assists — three shy of a … 0

Concord: Unemployment tax rate reduced in NH

Friday, January 9, 2015

As a result of a healthy Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund that had a balance of more than $275 million every day in the fourth quarter of 2014, Gov. Maggie Hassan and Employment Security Commissioner George Copadis announced a 1-percent reduction in the unemployment tax rate for all New … 0

Indoor track: Vikings qualify for states

Monday, January 12, 2015

Three Mascenic indoor track members hit the qualifying standards in their respective events this past Saturday at the morning meet at UNH. Inside the Paul Sweet oval, in the 3000-meter event, Jackson Whitehouse and Jake Movsessian set themselves … 0

Editorial: Residents have their say in zoning

Monday, January 12, 2015

It’s the time of year when folks get to have their say on proposed zoning amendments for their town. In New Ipswich and Temple, residents this year have already had a big say in what those changes would look like, if approved by voters at the polls. The … 0

Letter: I back current administration

Monday, January 12, 2015

To the editor: I firmly believe that our current administration and School Board are taking the flack for a former administration and School Board, and trying to remedy things that are not their fault. Under former administration, morale was terrible, people lived in fear, and looked over their … 0

Mascenic: District spends $254K by mistake

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

GREENVILLE — Review by the State Department of Education has revealed that as much as $254,189 of state building aid anticipated to assist with bond payments for the construction of Highbridge Hill Elementary School was spent on items … 0

Mascenic School Board: Public comment process probed

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

The Mascenic School Board will be reviewing how they take comments from the public, after some board members expressed concerns that its current policies don’t allow an adequate avenue of public feedback. Currently, the school board only accepts public comments on items on each individual meeting agenda. Until … 0

Mason: Residents: Keep natural gas project out of NH

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

More than 250 people turned out to the Mason Select Board meeting on Tuesday night to give their opinion of a proposed natural gas pipeline that would run through Mason, as well as several other Monadnock towns. Overwhelmingly, … 0