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Back-to-school shoppers rushed department and retail stores in the region.

Peterborough/Rindge: Back-to-school shoppers think before spending

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

A middle-schooler’s shopping list — two spiral notebooks, colored pencils, two three-ring binders and a backpack — sets a parent back nearly $50. And that’s just the beginning of back-to-school shopping. As the cost of products continues to rise post-recession, retailers here have found customers are walking into stores knowing more than they used to. They’ve already researched products and … 0

New Ipswich: Lage fills Meiszner’s selectman seat

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

A former Select Board member and current member of the Zoning Board of Adjustment, David Lage, has been selected to fill the empty Selectman’s seat until March. “Having the experience as a former selectman and member of many of the town boards and committees has provided me with the experience and understanding of … 0

New Ipswich: $3 fee per child per sport covers potty costs

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — A fee will be added for field rentals at Memorial Park to defray Recreation Department costs. Recreation Department Director Deb Holmes approached the Select Board during its meeting Tuesday to ask them to approve a fee of $3 per child, per sport, for organizations outside of the Recreation Department that rent town fields, including the American Youth Soccer Organization and … 0

New Ipswich: Groups raise funds to fight KM pipeline

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Several benefit events will be held this weekend to raise funds for anti-pipeline campaigns, including a motorcycle rally, and a barbecue and music festival at Winter’s Summer Home Farm in New Ipswich. N.H. Spirit, a nonprofit formed to raise funds for pipeline awareness campaigns, will be holding a … 0

New Ipswich: Vote muzzles planning commission

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — The New Ipswich Select Board voted Tuesday to ask Southwest Regional Planning Commission not to release any information about the town to a company in charge of environmental permitting for Kinder Morgan. Despite the board’s … 1

Milford: music makes a difference

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Folk music has often been a force for social change. It’s been used to protest war, address political issues in both a satirical and serious light, and now, concert organizers hope it can help stop a natural gas … 0

New Ipswich: Finnish duo sings at library

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — Vellamo, a folk music duo from Kokkola, Finland, brought a mix of traditional Finnish folk music and a selection of their own songs to a free concert at the Library on Thursday. Pia Leinonen and … 0

Peterborough: CVTC celebration

Friday, August 21, 2015

Contoocook Valley Transportation Company hosted its second annual A Summer’s Evening event at the end of July at the Monadnock Country Club. Fred Marple entertained the group with his unique brand of Yankee humor, telling tales about the … 0

Golf: Jaiden’s Angel charity golf tournament set for Sept. 25

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Jaiden’s Angel Foundation will host its 8th annual Golf Tournament on Sept. 25 at Crotched Mountain Golf Club in Francestown with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. All funds raised go directly toward our charitable mission: providing financial support and services to local families facing tragic child accidents, catastrophic … 0

Running: Traffies on top as Fun Season comes to close

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The final Jack Murphy 5K fun run of the season saw a downshift in numbers as much of the local youth were missing as the high school cross country season has begun. But that didn’t mean the quality of racing went away as Adam Traffie won handily in … 0

New Ipswich police log: Aug. 27, 2015

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

New Ipswich Friday, Aug. 14 Abandoned vehicle: At 12:12 a.m., police observed an unoccupied vehicle parked at Ken’s Appliances on Dark Lane. The car had a blown tire and a damaged rim. Unwanted subject: At 12:17 a.m., police responded to a Turnpike Road for an unwanted guest. Police … 0

Letter: We need to speak out about pipeline

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

To the editor: I honestly can’t believe I am writing a letter to the editor. Usually when it comes to important issues, I tend to put my head in the sand and hope for the best. Leaving the issue to someone more knowledgeable, in other words “Pass the … 1

New Ipswich: Task Force members resign

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Two members of the town’s Pipeline Task Force submitted hand-written resignations and walked out of a meeting between town officials and representatives of the Southwest Region Planning Commission last week. The meeting was intended for town officials to … 0