New Ipswich

The Smithville Cemetery on Binney Hill Road has as many as 50 to 75 graves plotted on state land.

New Ipswich: Reps back bill on graves

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — Two bills recently passed in the state House of Representatives could help to settle a dispute between the town and the state about a number of graves mistakenly plotted on land owned by the state. The issue became apparent in 2013, when the state discovered that the town had been selling grave plots in the .92 acres on the Smithville Cemetery on Binney Hill Road that abut the adjacent dam. The land is owned by the state, as part of a staging area to park equipment in case the dam needs repairs. The ownership of the land was somehow overlooked by the … 0

The sky is the limit

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

A meatball that eats spaghetti, spins around and cries, a prehistoric elephant that skateboards and blows bubbles, a human jack-in-the-box that explores sound and light waves and a hybrid dance competition/rap battle in an automotive repair shop were just a few of the ideas dreamed up by winning teams from Monadnock region schools … 0

New Ipswich: Board stance still neutral in debate over KM pipeline

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — The Select Board retained its official “neutral” stance on the proposed natural gas pipeline that could run through town, after a public forum last week on the issue. Though residents who spoke all did so in opposition of the pipeline, Selectman Woody Meiszner noted that the board members “have to think about the whole town.” The biggest lure of the … 0

New Ipswich: Town considers options for PD housing

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — The town has secured at least one more year of housing for its current police station, renewing its lease for space in the complex on Turnpike Road. It plans to use that year to study … 0

Peterborough: Kuster: I’ll fight for solar, biomass energy legislation

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Democratic U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster said Wednesday she can’t do much to stop Kinder Morgan from building a natural gas pipeline through southwest New Hampshire. But the congresswoman assured about a dozen Peterborough officials and renewable … 0

Mascenic: Lawyer: Test opt-outs are legal

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Two New Ipswich parents, who recently voiced their objections to Smarter Balanced testing, have obtained legal counsel to back up their position. They say parents in the district can opt-out by removing their children from the testing. Several Mascenic School District parents have said they don’t want their … 0

Running: Movesessian wins cold Possum

Monday, March 30, 2015

On a gorgeous March Sunday afternoon, the 8th running of the Dead Possum Half Marathon, which runs through the towns of Mason, New Ipswich and Greenville, went off under great early spring conditions. Considering the 3 inches of … 0

PETERBOROUGH: Our town through her eyes

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

PETERBOROUGH—The late actress Bette Davis was known for her forceful acting and perfectionism. Davis, after all, was raised by a single mother during the U.S. woman’s suffrage movement. Yet, the summer Davis and her family lived in Peteborough … 0

Temple: Lions Club shares donations locally

Monday, March 30, 2015

The Souhegan Lions Club has made numerous donations to both local and state charities and people over the last few months. Recipients are Fund for New Ipswich’s Linda Swenson, $100; two area eye assistance requests, $500; Touchstone Farm, Temple, $100; Peterborough’s Dollars For Scholars, $100; N.H. Girl Scouts … 0

Engagement announcement: Caeli Gibbons — Jacob Thibault

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Dan and Aimee Gibbons of Greenfield have announced the engagement of their daugther, Caeli, to Jacob Thibault, son of David and Gisele Thibault of New Ipswich. A July 25 wedding is being planned. … 0

Revocations: April 2, 2015

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Revocations The state has revoked the driver’s licenses of the following residents because they were convicted of driving while intoxicated: Kathy Lou Chapman, 54, Antrim Melinda R. Powers, 37, Jaffrey Brian P. Fenton, 32, New Ipswich Jay Frederic Parker, 50, Peterborough … 0

Letters: It’s up to parents to decide

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

To the editor: We would like to say a big hurray, great-going kids and parents for supporting and working to rally Mr. Chirichella back! When we all work together, great things happen. We would also like to take time to remind parents of students in the schools that … 0

Sports Awards: What a winter

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

If only every sports season could be as exhilarating as this winter’s was! After a fall that saw every local team out of the playoffs after only one round, the winter promised more postseason possibilities. And with the … 0