New Ipswich

Mascenic: Deliberative session Sat.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Mascenic will hold its deliberative session on Saturday at the Mascenic High School auditorium at 9 a.m. until noon. Proposed budget: $19,295,348 Default budget: $19,048,560 2014 budget: $18,418,882 (includes collective bargaining agreement) Major budget changes: • Teacher negotiated salaries increases: $337,960 • Health insurance increases: $145,000 • Dental insurance increase: $15,000 • Retirement increase: $90,000 • Utilities increase: $30,000 • High speed network: $25,000 • Special Ed Director salary and … 0

Running: Thanks for a good Chip Chase

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The Souhegan Lions Club, serving the towns of Temple, New Ipswich, Mason and Greenville, thank all those who participated in the New Year’s Day Peanut Butter Chip Chase 5K Run/Walk Road Race. 209 runners/walkers took part in our race, the post-race food and our many raffle prizes. The Kids’ Race had around 25 participants. With sunny skies and around freezing temperatures, it was … 0

New Ipswich police log: Jan. 29, 2015

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

New Ipswich Friday, Jan. 16 Unwanted subjects: At 5:58 p.m., police responded to Boynton Middle School for reports of multiple juvenile boys loitering and obstructing the normal functions of a basketball game. Police responded and made contact with two boys, who were escorted back to Boynton Middle School to await a ride home from their father. Police were advised that there were other … 0

Editorial: Enough hot air — time to play ball

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The two weeks leading up to the Super Bowl are always a time for media hype, overblown issues and millions of words dedicated to discussing things most NFL fans already know. This year is no exception to that rule. In fact, it’s the best example in recent memory … 0

Letters: Pipeline got a ‘full-court press’

Thursday, January 15, 2015

To the editor: I’m not sure what the New Hampshire journalism awards are called, but I hope your paper is recognized for the remarkable work you are doing covering the story of the Kinder Morgan pipeline planned for this region. Since local towns were first made aware of … 0

Region readies for big storm

Monday, January 26, 2015

The Monadnock region, like much of the Northeast, was bracing Monday for a winter storm forecasted to bring blizzard conditions to parts of Hillsborough and Cheshire counties. Yet the attitude throughout the region seemed calmer than in New York City and Boston, which were predicted to receive record … 0

Indoor track: Vikings get strong runs in USM meet

Monday, January 26, 2015

The Mascenic Indoor Track team finished up the regular season at the University of Southern Maine last night with some excellent seasonal best times in their events. In the 3000 meter race Jake Movsessian finished in front of Jackson Whitehouse with the pair finishing 3-4 and Jake auto … 0

New Ipswich: Learn how to maple sugar

Monday, January 19, 2015

A program entitled “Maple Sugaring in Your Backyard” will be presented by Reuben and Peter Somero, owners of the Somero Maple Farm in New Ipswich, on Wednesday, at 7 p.m. Techniques for tapping trees and making maple syrup will be demonstrated. Attendees will have the opportunity to collect … 0

Concord: Small Business Day planned, Feb. 13

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The Business and Industry Association’s annual Small Business Day will be held Feb. 13 at the Holiday Inn in Concord from 7:30 a.m. to noon. The event is an opportunity for small business owners and managers to hear from New Hampshire’s top policy-makers. Topics to be discussed this … 0

Keene: United Way nears its goal

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The Monadnock United Way fundraising campaign is now at $1,755,960, or 83 percent of the goal, according to a report given by a Jan. 21 meeting by campaign chair John Round. While the amount is an increase of $81,289 over what was reported two weeks earlier, $350,274 still … 0

Peterborough: Grant writing workshop at The River Center

Friday, January 23, 2015

The River Center is looking for a few detail-orientated people to join a four-week “Grant Writing Mentoring Circle.” Participants will gain experience in researching, writing and proofing grant applications. Completed applications will be submitted on behalf of The River Center. The program will run on Thursdays, starting this … 0

Walpole: Monadnock Menus annual meeting

Friday, January 23, 2015

Monadnock Menus, a program launched by the Cheshire County Conservation District to provide schools and other institutions throughout Cheshire County and the western Monadnock Region with easy access to local foods, will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Historical Society of Cheshire County … 0

AARP offers free tax help

Monday, January 26, 2015

The AARP Tax-Aide program again will offer provide free tax preparation and e-filing in the Monadnock area. Assistance is provided for low- and moderate-income taxpayers who must file a tax return. IRS certified counselors assist all taxpayers regardless of age with special attention given to those over age … 0