New Ipswich

‘It could be the primary route’

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Groups of residents in Mason and Rindge are beginning to band together in opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that could be routed through their communities, as well as New Ipswich and Greenville. The Rindge Select Board has come out firmly in opposition to the project, while other boards are reserving judgment until expected meetings with the developer of the pipeline can take place. Meanwhile, the developer of the … 0

Reimers Reason: Just passing through: the story of fracked gas, the Northern Pass, and tar sands in New Hampshire

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

With no east-west interstate and a wild northern section, New Hampshire has long been more of a destination than a pass-through state for human travelers. However, fossil fuels are passing through all the time. Several existing pipelines already carry natural gas and oil through New Hampshire, and many companies want to increase and … 0

New Ipswich: Officials unclear how $5, 000 missing tax payment be made up

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Town officials say they have not made a determination yet on where funds to replace a $5,000 tax payment taken from the town offices in February will come from. In an interview Monday, Select Board Chair George Lawrence said that the board has not made an official decision on how to fill the gap left by the missing $5,000. The … 0

New Ipswich: Winter clothing drive seeks donations

Friday, November 21, 2014

The Warm Hands, Warm Hearts winter clothing drive sponsored by New Ipswich Congregational Church is underway now to benefit Boston-area homeless. Items needed include: new men and women’s socks and undergarments, new men’s sweatshirts and hoodies, toiletries, hats, mittens, and scarves. Monetary donations can be made out to … 0

Editorial: What’s our community New Year’s resolution?

Monday, November 24, 2014

New Hampshire’s youth. Growing our economy. Seeding innovation and creativity. The future of education. The local food movement. Poverty. These are the topics Community Conversations — a monthly forum co-sponsored by the Monadnock Center for History & Culture and the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript — has tackled in its very … 0

Editorial: The 2015 ‘In the Spirit of Giving’ campaign is on

Monday, November 24, 2014

Now in its fifth year, the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript’s “In the Spirit of Giving” campaign aims once again to help connect readers with local nonprofits in need. This year, we’re focusing on the people who are helped by their efforts. This holiday season leading up to the New Year, … 0

New Ipswich: Holiday bazaar set to raise funds for library

Friday, November 14, 2014

The New Ipswich Library is hosting its Third Annual Shopping Bazaar on Nov. 29, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. It’s a chance to support the New Ipswich Library. This year’s vendors include Avon, Mary Kay, Tupperware, Pampered Chef, 31 Gifts, Scentsy, lia sophia, Usborne Children’s Books, Vantel … 0

Achievement:

Monday, November 3, 2014

Emari Traffie of New Ipswich, a student at Emerson College, Boston Mass., has secured an internship position at global production company Caviar, which will take place between September and December. The internship is part of the experience at the college’s new facility located on Sunset Boulevard in Los … 0

New Ipswich Police Log, Nov. 20, 2014

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, Oct. 31 Medical call: At 10:52 a.m., police assisted Souhegan Valley Ambulance with a report of a 50-year-old Mason Road resident vomiting and having difficulty breathing. The man was conscious and alert. Community policing: At 5 p.m. police conducted an area check during Halloween between … 0

Letter: Outraged over high tax bill

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

To the editor: In regard to the recent New Ipswich property tax bills, I hope that a lot more folks are finally as outraged as I’ve been for many years. I’m sure that there are many who are wondering why such a large increase. Juggle it any which … 0

Viewpoint: About the pipeline, whom can you believe?

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

These days we’ve been hearing a great deal about two power projects: Northern Pass and the natural gas pipeline. We hear a lot of conflicting opinion about whether these projects are good or even necessary for New Hampshire and New England. Last January, the six New England governors … 0

Letter: Speaker of the House nominee

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

To the editor: William O’Brien returns to Speakership of N.H. House of Representatives. Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it. Mike Bradley Hillsborough Editor’s note: State Rep. Bill O’Brien (R-Mont Vernon) was nominated to serve as the next Speaker of the House. The … 0

Letter: A forgotten Muslim legacy

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

To the editor: One of the greatest crimes committed against patriotism has been obfuscating historical truths of the vibrant and multicultural tapestry of the American history. A forgotten legacy of Muslims who fought, bled, and died in the American Revolutionary War, Civil War, Civil Rights and more have … 0