New Ipswich

New Ipswich: Town website overhaul debate continues

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Disagreement between town officials and the town’s volunteer webmaster on how to revamp the town website has the Select Board mulling the issue. Bob Boynton, who has managed the town’s website and some of the departmental offshoot pages for more than a decade, told the board during its Tuesday meeting that he agrees with the board on the need for a new website. Not only is the … 0

Cross-country: Granite State Flash racers head to nationals

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Four local cross-country runners qualified for the USATF Junior Olympic National championships to be held on Dec. 13 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Logan Lucas and Amelia Smith of New Ipswich, Annika Madeja of Peterborough and Aaron Bresnick of Jaffrey all ran their way to the National Championships this past Sunday at Cony … 0

New Ipswich: Still no administrator after 6 months

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — The town is approaching six months without a Town Administrator, with no likely candidates in sight, according to town officials. “There haven’t been any developments on it,” said Select Board Chair George Lawrence in an interview Wednesday, when asked about the status of the search for a new administrator. The Select Board has been searching for a replacement for Roberta … 0

New Ipswich: ‘Las Posadas’ presented at Highbridge Hill Elementary

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The Alchemists’ Workshop will present a production of “Las Posadas” at Highbridge Hill Elementary School on Monday at 7 p.m. The 45-minute musical theater piece is based on the book “The Night of Las Posadas” by New Hampshire … 0

Manchester: Local teens dance in ‘The Nutcracker’

Monday, November 24, 2014

Madeline Garland of Peterborough and Nicole Tramack of New Ipswich will perform in the annual production of “The Nutcracker” at the Palace Theatre. There will be six performance from Nov. 28 through 30. Garland, a 15-year old student … 0

Editorial: Retail store owners mean business

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

This weekend retailers across the country are competing for your dollars, including our downtown merchants and other locally owned stores. The Plaid Friday and Cider Monday campaigns, designed to win over shoppers for the independently owned shops the weekend after Thanksgiving, have been making strides in recent years. … 0

‘It could be the primary route’

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Groups of residents in Mason and Rindge are beginning to band together in opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that could be routed through their communities, as well as New Ipswich and Greenville. The Rindge Select Board has come out firmly in opposition to the project, while … 0

Reimers Reason: Just passing through: the story of fracked gas, the Northern Pass, and tar sands in New Hampshire

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

With no east-west interstate and a wild northern section, New Hampshire has long been more of a destination than a pass-through state for human travelers. However, fossil fuels are passing through all the time. Several existing pipelines already … 0

New Ipswich: Officials unclear how $5, 000 missing tax payment be made up

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Town officials say they have not made a determination yet on where funds to replace a $5,000 tax payment taken from the town offices in February will come from. In an interview Monday, Select Board Chair George Lawrence said that the board has not made … 0

New Ipswich: Winter clothing drive seeks donations

Friday, November 21, 2014

The Warm Hands, Warm Hearts winter clothing drive sponsored by New Ipswich Congregational Church is underway now to benefit Boston-area homeless. Items needed include: new men and women’s socks and undergarments, new men’s sweatshirts and hoodies, toiletries, hats, mittens, and scarves. Monetary donations can be made out to … 0

Editorial: What’s our community New Year’s resolution?

Monday, November 24, 2014

New Hampshire’s youth. Growing our economy. Seeding innovation and creativity. The future of education. The local food movement. Poverty. These are the topics Community Conversations — a monthly forum co-sponsored by the Monadnock Center for History & Culture and the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript — has tackled in its very … 0

Editorial: The 2015 ‘In the Spirit of Giving’ campaign is on

Monday, November 24, 2014

Now in its fifth year, the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript’s “In the Spirit of Giving” campaign aims once again to help connect readers with local nonprofits in need. This year, we’re focusing on the people who are helped by their efforts. This holiday season leading up to the New Year, … 0

New Ipswich: Holiday bazaar set to raise funds for library

Friday, November 14, 2014

The New Ipswich Library is hosting its Third Annual Shopping Bazaar on Nov. 29, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. It’s a chance to support the New Ipswich Library. This year’s vendors include Avon, Mary Kay, Tupperware, Pampered Chef, 31 Gifts, Scentsy, lia sophia, Usborne Children’s Books, Vantel … 0