New Ipswich

Basketball: Hoops for Hope game set for Feb. 10

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Six years ago, some members of the Conant girls’ basketball team started a tradition that is still going strong today — the Hoops For Hope fundraiser basketball game. The girls used their game against Fall Mountain as a fundraiser for a breast cancer charity, raised some money, and had so much fun doing it that they decided to do the same thing again the next year. “The cool thing is … 0

WEdding announcement: Peter Somero — Melodie Gilkerson

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Melodie Gilkerson, daughter of Ronald and Nancy Gilkerson of Woodland, Wash., and Peter Somero, son of Roger and Cathryn Somero of New Ipswich, and the late Bernice Somero, were married Sept. 6, 2014 at the Apostolic Lutheran Church in Hockinson, Wash., officiated by David Coponen and Richard Rhoades, both grandfathers. Maid of honor … 0


Monday, January 19, 2015

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.: Andrew French of Dublin and Lara Kazo of New Ipswich. To make the list students must have completed 12 or more credits during a semester for letter grades with at least a 3.30 quality point average. Part-time students qualify with the accumulation … 0


Monday, January 19, 2015

The following students have been named to the president’s list for the fall semester at Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner, Massachusetts: Patricia Rousseau, Jessica Sorby, both of Jaffrey; Samantha Landry of Mason; and Clayton Kuusisto of New Ipswich. To make the list, students must complete a minimum of … 0

Letters: The right to safety in the State House

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

To the editor: Our favorite local paper is again insisting we deny our most trusted citizens the right to safety in the New Hampshire House Chamber. In your Dec. 23 editorial, the editors use a Shawn Jasper quote to insinuate that, because House members have traditionally been allowed … 0

Thank you letter: Thanks for a successful fair

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

To the editor: We would like to thank the entire community for the spirit, enthusiasm and support of our fundraising event — the Handcrafted for the Holidays Craft Fair. Special thanks to our amazing volunteer crew. This event would not be possible without you. Thank you to the … 0

Editorial: Obama’s challenge to the people

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Imagine this: All of the constraints of commerce are lifted and the nation is at peace. Young people can get the college-level courses they need to transition from high school to a career, or perhaps to even higher institutions of learning. The new health care system is firmly … 0

Petition call for pipeline delay heard

Monday, January 19, 2015

Federal lawmakers have responded to a petition — signed by more than 1,900 New Hampshire residents asking for more time to review the natural gas pipeline plan — by reaching out to both the developer and the federal regulatory commission that will have the final say. Last week, … 1

New Ipswich: Operation 1040 to aid food pantries

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Romeril Tax Accounting LLC, has announced Operation 1040, a food drive to benefit the local food pantries. They are asking their clients to bring non-perishable food items to their office when they come in for their tax appointment. The goal of operation 1040 is to gather 1,040 non-perishable … 0

New Ipswich: A sweet reward

Monday, January 19, 2015

When Peter and Reuben Somero were 13 and 12 years old respectively, they raptly watched their uncle go through the process of making real maple syrup with sap he collected from his backyard sugar maples. Instantly fascinated, the … 0

Dublin School: Wildcats roundup from last week’s action

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Boys’ basketball Dublin School hosted a deep squad from Cushing Academy on Wednesday, falling by a score of 79-53. All eight players scored for the Wildcats, led by young shooting guard Dylan Savage with 14 points, all coming in the second half. Hunter Bachman added 13 points and … 0

Keene: Monadnock Buy Local receives grant

Friday, January 16, 2015

Monadnock Buy Local recently received a grant from the Everett and Margaret H. Clement Family Fund and the Iola M. Hubbard Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation to conduct a Communications Audit. This audit will assess how Monadnock Buy Local is currently driving behavior change and discover … 0

New Ipswich police log: Jan. 20, 2015

Monday, January 19, 2015

New Ipswich Saturday, Jan. 10 Accident/arrest: At 10:35 p.m., police responded to Greenville Road for a report of a single-vehicle accident. The driver, Holly Norstrom, 21, of New Ipswich had left the roadway while driving her Chevy Cavalier. Police arrested Norstrom and charged her with DWI. She was … 0