New Ipswich

Peterborough/Francestown/New Ipswich: Solar growth slows down

Monday, July 27, 2015

Uncertainty about the future of solar energy subsidies has put the brakes on its popularity in the region. Utilities will soon reach the state mandated net-metering cap, and legislation that would raise the cap is not expected to pass. Also, Gov. Maggie Hassan’s veto of the Legislature’s two-year budget proposal has put renewable energy rebates in limbo. And Congress has yet to rule on whether to continue a 30 percent … 0

Jaffrey: Love of storytelling drives Eaton

Monday, July 27, 2015

JAFFREY — A question-and-answer with the longtime executive producer of PBS’s Masterpiece Theatre offered three generations of fans the opportunity to reminisce on their favorite shows in the program’s 45-year history, from the 1971 series, “Upstairs, Downstairs” to the widely acclaimed “Downton Abbey” to the teenage favorite, “Sherlock.” Rebecca Eaton was the speaker … 0

Local family fights poverty in Rwanda

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — When Brandon Walsh moved to Rwanda a year ago with his wife, Emily, and infant daughter, Elsa, he expected to haggle over groceries and be plagued by frequent electricity and water outages. However, the Anglican priest didn’t expect to cohost a national radio show, or organize a program that feeds about … 0

New Ipswich: Taking a dip at Rec. Dept. pool day

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — The New Ipswich Recreation Department Playground Program’s participants enjoyed some fun at Memorial Park on Tuesday, with crafts, games, a dip in the Town Pool and run of the playground. The Recreation Department is still … 0

New Ipswich: Looking good at Memorial Park

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — There are the small improvements — buying brooms so that the kids at the skate park can clean up broken glass and clear away debris. There are the big dreams — restoring the Old Town … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Downton Abbey’ producer to speak at forum

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

JAFFREY — The executive producer of PBS’s Masterpiece Theatre and its award-winning TV series “Downton Abbey” is the speaker at the Amos Fortune Forum Friday at 8 p.m. at the Meetinghouse. The forum’s marketing and publicity chair Steve … 0

New Ipswich: New Ipswich cries foul on testing

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The Select Board would like to see Kinder Morgan foot the bill for studies — estimated to cost as much as $4.5 million — to gauge the environmental impact a proposed pipeline and compressor station would have on … 1

Dublin: Carrying on

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The Walden School resembles any other summer camp. The 59 campers, hailing from all over the world, play outside, eat second helpings of Reuben sandwiches and ice cream, and apply layers of sunscreen and bug spray. Yet, these … 0

Swimming: Local swimmers make waves in Milford

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

The Goss Park Turtles, Clark Sharks, New Ipswich Breakers and Jaffrey-Rindge Marlins had terrific performances at the Milford Rotary swim meet last weekend, with many swimmers placing in the top five or winning outright. In Division I, Concord … 0

Achievement:

Monday, July 20, 2015

Lara Kazo of New Ipswich and Riley Henry of Peterborough were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Rhode Island, Kingston. To make the list students must have completed 12 or more credits during a semester for letter grades with at least … 0

Achievement:

Monday, July 20, 2015

Forrest Barwood of Francestown and Connor Rhoads of New Ipswich were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York. To make the list students must maintain a grade point average of a minimum of 3.0 out of a possible 4.0 … 0

New Ipswich police log: July 23, 2015

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

New Ipswich Monday, July 6 Assist other agency: At 7 p.m., at the request of the Mason Police Department, police made contact with a Temple Road resident and requested that he stop contacting a Mason resident. Bench warrants: At 10:16 p.m., police stopped a vehicle for failure to … 0

Wedding announcement: Jason Goddard — Mariah Ojala

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Mariah Ojala, daughter of Warren and Melissa Ojala of New Ipswich, and Jason Goddard, son of Albert and Linda Goddard of New Ipswich, were married on June 20, 2015 in a ceremony at the Apostolic Lutheran Church, New … 0