New Ipswich

Vanessa Amsbury-Bonilla gives a tour of the  tower and town clock in the Unitarian Universalist Church.

Clock agents keep clock ticking

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — For 160 years, the four faces of the clock on the Unitarian Universalist Church have watched over Peterborough while a clock agent has watched over the clock. At least twice a year, the clock agent climbs the fusty tower, resets the clock, oils the capstan and marvels at the machine’s longevity and the storied history of the tower. … 0

Indictments handed down in three cases

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Four men were indicted in July in Hillsborough County Superior Court in Manchester in connection for various crimes committed in the region. Brett Flagg, 26, of Greenfield, was indicted by a grand jury on the charge of driving after being declared a habitual offender. Peterborough police arrested Flagg in June 2014, following a motor vehicle stop on Grove Street in Peterborough. The habitual … 0

New Ipswich: Girl struck in eye by BB while in car

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

A young girl riding in the back of a car Tuesday was hit in the face with a BB shot through the car’s open window. Tessa Kuusisto, 9, of New Ipswich, was riding in the back of a friend’s SUV around noon on Tuesday. It was a nice day and the windows were … 0

Mac the quack

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Students of Bob McQuillen, who was both a legend of New England contra dance and a high-school industrial arts teacher, remember him for his tough, steadfast love. Mr. Mac wouldn’t let you slide by. He wasn’t afraid to … 0

Temple/sharon: Towns not on NED route speak

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

It’s not just the towns that are directly impacted by the proposed pipeline that are preparing to fight: Those on the edges of the issue are making their own position clear. Temple and Sharon are not on the direct path of a proposed natural gas pipeline that would … 0

Baseball: Post 11 ends season with split

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

For the third year in a row the last game of the season would decide Jaffrey’s playoff fate. And for the third year in a row, the result would be the same. Heartbreak. Jaffrey started the weekend Saturday … 0

Baseball: State champ Monadnock Babe Ruth falls at Regionals

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The Monadnock League, representing New Hampshire in the Regional Tournament in Winooski, Vermont finished in third place in Pool A losing the first two Friday and Saturday but winning the third on Sunday. They jumped out to a … 0

Achievement:

Monday, July 27, 2015

The following students were named to the dean’s honor’s list for the spring semester at Franklin Pierce University: from Jaffrey: Nathan Hatton, health sciences; Peterborough: Hannah Anderson, freshman majoring in elementary education K-6 through K-8; Morgan Humphrey, sophomore majoring in accounting-finance; Joshua Smith, sophomore majoring in biology; Rindge: … 0

Graduations:

Monday, July 27, 2015

The following students graduate from Franklin Pierce University, Rindge, this spring: Bennington: Paula Cyr, Associate of Arts in management; Jaffrey: Caitlyn Durden, summa cum laude, Bachelor of Science in sports and recreation management; Nathan Hatton, Bachelor of Arts in health sciences; Hancock: Matthew McGuiness, Doctor of Arts in … 0

New Ipswich: Robin Mark in concert Saturday

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Robin Mark of Belfast, Northern Ireland will be performing a concert of Christian music at Mascenic High School on Saturday, Aug. 1, at 6:30 p.m. Mark has been leading worship in his home church for more than 25 years. Much of the inspiration for the worship songs he … 0

Graduation:

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Christine McInnis earned a Doctorate in Neuroscience from Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts. Dr. McInnis has accepted a post-doctoral fellowship at Boston University Medical School. A 2006 graduate of Mascenic High School, New Ipswich, she resides in Boston. … 0

New Ipswich police log: July 30, 2015

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

New Ipswich Friday, July 17 Road hazard: At 12:33 a.m., police moved traffic cones out of the roadway on Turnpike Road, opening up both lanes for travel. Patrol: At 12:44 a.m., police checked the schools. Everything was in order. Motor vehicle accident: At 6:08 a.m., a resident advised … 0

Viewpoints: ML

Thursday, July 23, 2015

The Kinder Morgan NED project is not something which only impacts those who live within a half-mile of it like myself, but is capable of far reaching environmental effects. When something as valuable as clean water to drink, and air to breathe was threatened it was time to … 0