New Ipswich

Album review: The Chatfield Phoenix offers up duality and emotion on latest release

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

“Nest of Bones,” the new album by Hancock/Peterborough duo The Chatfield Phoenix, is an exercise in duality. Seth Chatfield and Adam Phoenix play off each other perfectly, with a pair of acoustic guitars and vocal harmonies twisting and fusing together to form one voice, at sometimes plaintive, at others rising in an animalian snarl. Role reversal plays a big part here, from the album art, the onstage persona and even the music itself. The title track finds the two trailing each other vocally, Phoenix nipping at Chatfield’s heels; the next track, “For the Birds,” flips that script in what may be the catchiest song about … 0

New Ipswich: Old Town Hall deemed unsafe

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Despite an earlier decision to allow th e use of the Old Town Hall for an annual rummage sale at the Children’s Fair, the Select Board recently overturned that decision after hearing the limits that would have to be placed on the building in order for the fire chief to issue an occupancy permit. The hall will now be used only … 0

New Ipswich: Willow Brook buffer zone debated

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Conservation Commission Chair Bob Boynton voiced his concerns about the cutting away of a buffer zone to Willow Brook during the July 15 Select Board meeting. The removal of trees on Academy Road property, owned by Russ Salo, that borders Willow Brook — a tributary of the Souhegan River — is a problem, said Boynton, as the town’s ordinances stipulate … 0

Peterborough: Souhegan Lions hold annual meeting

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Souhegan Lions Club, serving the towns of Greenville, Temple, New Ipswich and Mason, had their annual cookout at MacDowell Dam State Park on June 22. In addition to a fun outing for club members, the group also … 0

New Ipswich: Fundraiser for town pool to be held at Nennie’s this Sunday

Monday, July 21, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — A fundraiser will be held this weekend to raise money to purchase a computer to be used at the New Ipswich Town Pool. Pool Director Elizabeth Pogorzelski is organizing a cookout at Nennie’s 5 Star Café in New Ipswich on Sunday from 3 to 7 … 0

Graduation:

Monday, July 14, 2014

Nicole Zichella of New Ipswich graduated from the New England School of Communications, Bangor, Maine, on May 10, earning a Bachelor of Science in communications technology. … 0

Achievement:

Monday, July 14, 2014

The following students were named to the high honors list for the spring semester at the New England School of Communications, Bangor, Maine: Nicole Zichella of New Ipswich, and Andrew Martin and Adam Ciardelli, both of Peterborough. … 0

Wedding announcement: Peter Chirichiello — Lindsey Ryder

Monday, July 21, 2014

Lindsey Ryder, daughter of Debra and Scott Ryder of Lancaster, and Peter Chirichiello, son of Amy Proctor of Keene and Richard Chirichiello of Auburn, were married June 28, 2014 in the gardens of Granite Post Farm, New Ipswich, … 0

Baseball: Signups start now for Babe Ruth program

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Signups for our Babe Ruth Summer Baseball program run for the next two weeks. It is open to all players from the Conant, ConVal and Mascenic areas who played or were eligible to play during the regular Babe Ruth season as well as those who are moving up … 0

Birth announcement:

Monday, July 21, 2014

Born at Monadnock Community Hospital, Peterborough: KROOK: A boy, Porter Everett, weighing 7 pounds, 6 ounces, to Gabriel and Emma (Hannu) Krook of New Ipswich, July 7, 2014. He joins siblings Tyrus, Brielle and Shelton. Grandparents are Eric and Patsie Krook of New Ipswich, and Roger and Sandra … 0

New Ipswich: Community mourns town clerk’s death

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — The death of New Ipswich Town Clerk and Tax Collector Cynthia “Cindy” Lussier, who has been part of the fabric of the town offices for more than 18 years, has left a void in the … 0

Court log: July 17, 2014

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Greenfield police Thomas V. Norton, 51, Peterborough, open container violation, charge not carried forward; DWI, $500 fine, license revoked for nine months, mandatory attendance driver care management program. Hancock police department Derek W. Choate, 26, Hancock, missing driver’s headlight assembly, $44.64 fine; failure to stop, $103.33 fine. Jaffrey … 0

Basketball: She’s taking her game to the next level

Monday, July 14, 2014

The thrill of playing high school sports is one that can’t be matched, and competing alongside the friends and teammates that they’ve played with ever since they were little kids is certainly one of the most rewarding factors. … 0