New Ipswich

New Ipswich: $450K for police building?

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — What to do with the town’s police station has been a question for a number of years. While currently in a central location on Turnpike Road, almost directly across the street from the Town Offices, the police station is located in a building owned by Dublin dentist Fred Giaimo. The station is located in a complex with other businesses, including Giaimo’s dentistry office. However, the lot, including … 0

Concord: Anthem speaks on data security breach in N.H.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Editor’s note: this story is adapted from an article which appeared in Wednesday’s Concord Monitor. Almost four weeks after the insurer disclosed a massive nationwide data breach, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield released an initial estimate on the number of New Hampshire customers “impacted” by the cyberattack: 667,866. That figure, announced in a statement from Anthem yesterday afternoon, includes both current and former … 0

New Ipswich: Benefit for cancer-stricken local

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

An auction and benefit dinner will be held Friday to benefit Lynda Swenson of New Ipswich. Swenson was diagnosed in January with a grade II diffuse astrocythoma, a cancerous tumor that starts in the brain and tends to remain there. She is currently being treated at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts. Swenson is an avid gardener who works … 0

Peterborough: Carbon footprint Conversation March 10

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture, in partnership with the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, presents a Community Conversation about Personal Options for Lowering Our Carbon Footprint, on March 10 at 7 p.m., in the Monadnock Center’s Bass Hall, in Peterborough. Energy is always in the news, and there is … 0

Peterborough: Gents bow, ladies know how

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The late Bob McQuillen of Peterborough was a longtime teacher at ConVal, as well as a larger-than-life figure in the contra dance world. He is known for his music, and for passing on his love of it to … 0

Roundup: Warriors lose battle of two top-four teams

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

WLC boys’ basketball The Warriors lost a battle with Epping on Tuesday night, 57-53. “It was nip and tuck all the way,” said Warriors coach Ken Garnham after the game. DIV Player of the Year candidate Jordan Litts dropped 21 points in the loss, outscored only by Epping … 0

Running: Traffie, McGurk tops in fourth Chiller

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Here are the results of the fourth Monadnock Milers Winter Chiller road race. Held on Saturday, the race started and finished at the BeFit Fitness Center in New Ipswich. The below zero weather didn’t keep the runners away. … 0

Mascenic School Board, New Ipswich seat

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Jeffrey Salmonson* Occupation: Business owner; locksmith/safe and vault technician. Time living in town: 58 years Previously elected offices: New Ipswich School Board Representative the past 3 years. Other qualifications: Chair of the Mascenic School Board, 1 year, 30 … 0

New Ipswich Budget Committee, 2-year term: Fiscal responsibility is the goal

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Paul Termin* Occupation: Medical Research Time living in town: 5 years Previously elected offices: New Ipswich Planning Board Other qualifications: Appointed to New Ipswich Budget Review Committee, 2014 What are two issues you feel are important and how … 0

New Ipswich police log: Feb. 19, 2015

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

New Ipswich Friday, Feb. 13 Vehicle off the road: At 2 p.m., police took a report of an abandoned car in a snowbank on Greenville Road. Police located the owner at the scene. The vehicle was pulled out … 0

Viewpoints: Actions to address climate change

Friday, February 20, 2015

Weather related disaster costs have risen from an average of $50 billion per year in the 1980s to over $200 billion per year in the last decade, according to the World Bank. We are playing warming roulette, putting … 0

Letters: Stick to the basics in school budget

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

To the editor: When I heard they were going to cut the Mascenic budget by $1.6 million, I thought “Yikes that is a big cut!” Then when I realized the last year’s budget was $17.8 million compared to the $19.3 million they wanted this year, it doesn’t sound … 0

Mascenic School district: Board split over public comments

Monday, February 23, 2015

GREENVILLE — The Mascenic School Board once again discussed how to receive public comment at their recent meeting — and not every member is in agreement with how open the board should be to comment at business meetings. All members expressed interest in getting more resident comments through … 0