Greenville

Greenville: Tax rate down 9 percent

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The town’s tax rate is down by $2.62 this year, with the decrease attributed mostly to a dip in the town’s portion. The total tax rate this year is $26.11 per $1,000 assessed value, a 9 percent decrease from last year’s rate of $28.73. The town’s portion of the tax rate is set at $12.20, a 16 percent decrease from last year’s rate of $14.47. According to Town Administrator Kelley … 0

Letters: Wheels coming off

Monday, October 27, 2014

To the editor: Vitriol, hyperbole, and lies. Must be election season. This cycle, however, is more than just politics as usual. The country has wakened to the reality that the Obama administration is not only incompetent, but cannot be trusted. Democrats are running an ad that says ebola exists in this country because of GOP budget cuts. Recall that sequestration was an Obama … 0

Cross-country: LaBrie leads the way for Boynton at middle school race

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

On a dark and overcast day that both threatened rain and breaks of sun, 2900 middle school cross country athletes took to the trails of Londonderry to contest the 41st New Hampshire Middle School cross country championships. The championships offer 8th, 7th and 5th/6th non scoring races for both genders along with the … 0

Mascenic School District: Hanging out at school

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Highbridge Hill Elementary School second and third graders enjoy a stint in the sunshine during their recess on the first day of school on Wednesday. … 0

Editorial: Collaboration is the key to survival

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The Monadnock region is rich in its commitment to education and the arts. It’s a place where people have long come for training and praxis in the theater, visual arts, music, as well as humanities. Close to 70 years ago, the Sharon Arts Center was incorporated with a … 0

Letter: Kuster’s record speaks for itself

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

To the editor: Back in February of this year, Congresswoman Annie Kuster actually said in a radio interview that she was “probably one of the strongest supporters of the president in the entire United States Congress.” If you don’t believe me, feel free to look it up on … 0

Letter: Do homework, vote conservative

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

To the editor: In her letter to the paper on Aug. 7, Marilyn Britton closed by saying, “Please, please do your homework and plan to vote.” I completely agree because apathy in the voting booth is a national epidemic. Yes, do your homework concerning the illegals who are … 0

Cross-country: Off to the races

Monday, August 25, 2014

MANCHESTER – The Mascenic Regional High School cross country team got its 2014 season off and running in the New Hampshire High School Cross Country Jamboree at Derryfield Park on Saturday. The Vikings competed with nine other schools … 0

Football: Granite State Panthers seeking new players

Monday, August 25, 2014

The Granite State Panthers High School football team is hoping to recruit more players for this season. The Panthers are an independent High School team that has players from New Ipswich, Rindge, Jaffrey, Wilton and Lyndeborough. They are looking for ninth through twelfth grade boys who have an … 0

Baseball: New England Ravens tryouts set for Friday

Monday, August 25, 2014

The New England Ravens Baseball organization will hold tryouts on Friday at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge. The tryouts begin at 6:30 pm.; registration begins at 6 p.m. The program is under the direction of FPU Head Baseball Coach Jayson King. The Ravens offer AAU teams at 9-10-12-14-15/16 … 0

Temple-Greenville police logs: Aug. 21, 2014

Monday, August 25, 2014

Temple-Greenville Thursday, Aug. 7 Motor vehicle accident: While driving on Route 31, Mark Mahoney, 51, of New Ipswich was involved in a two-car accident with Anthony Gleason, 54, of Ashby, Mass., in the parking lot of a business. No injuries were reported and the damage to the vehicles … 0

Letter: Our legislators deserve thanks

Friday, August 22, 2014

To the editor: As a female college student ready to enter the workforce next year, I am incredibly concerned with the gendered pay gap which still exists in the state, as well as in the rest of the country. Last week, I was happy to see that a … 0

Viewpoint: Shopping without Market Basket

Friday, August 22, 2014

For many years now, Market Basket has been my grocery store of choice for several reasons. First, their prices are always low, second the stores are always clean neat and orderly, and finally the employees become friends and are always friendly and exceptionally helpful. Alas, I think the … 0