New Ipswich

Harold Thomas McCarthy  of New Ipswich, left, sits with friends Nikolas Larson and Charles Rodriguez, surrounded by bags of food they helped pack for the Summer 2015 Got Lunch program.

Jaffrey / Rindge: Churches fill summer food gap

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Church-led Got Lunch summer program fed 120 children … 0

New Ipswich: Boy, 2, lost for two hours

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

A missing toddler was returned safely home after being missing in the woods for nearly two hours on Wednesday. The 2-year-old boy was outside playing with siblings when he wandered off, according to Lt. Sean Cavanaugh of the New Ipswich Police Department. Siblings and the boy’s parents first searched for him themselves for about half an hour, but failing to find him, called … 0

Cross-country: Local high school runners ready to make noise

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

The Conant, ConVal and Mascenic cross-country teams are looking to make some noise this fall on the wooded trails of Derryfield Park and Mines Falls. With the youth movement in place and team member numbers on the rise, hopes for a strong season are on the rise. The ConVal boys team is looking … 0

Thank you Note: ‘Uplifting’ one another at festival

Friday, August 28, 2015

To the editor: I recently had the privilege of attending the fourth annual Uplift Music Festival at Oak Park in Greenfield. This volunteer-driven, family event was a testament to what a compassionate and supportive group of people is … 0

Letters: Volunteers needed for America Reads

Saturday, August 29, 2015

To the editor: One person, one hour, once a week can make a difference! With the start of fall, school bells will be ringing throughout the Monadnock region. Most children will eagerly begin working with new textbooks, checking out books from the library and delving into new learning … 0

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 … 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 … 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 … 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