New Ipswich

New Ipswich: Board OK’s carnival for June

Monday, April 14, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — East Coast Midways is coming to town in early June, in support of the town’s American Youth Soccer Organization. Mindy Buxton of the AYSO met with the Select Board on Tuesday to discuss the possibility of hosting a carnival, with full-scale rides and games on the Babe Ruth field in the town’s park on Playground Road. Buxton had met with the board previously on the issue, asking … 0

2014 BASEBALL PREVIEW: Baseball is back in the Monadnock region

Monday, April 14, 2014

The crack of the bat has already begun to ring out around the Monadnock region, as the high school baseball season kicked off last night. With Conant seeking to go back to back after a big title win last year and ConVal looking to ride their otherworldly starting pitcher Ivon Clough to the … 0

Roundup: ConVal’s Hardwick takes first in girls discus

Monday, April 14, 2014

On Friday, the ConVal track team participated in their season opener at Souhegan High School. Four schools participated in the meet, Hollis-Brookline, Souhegan, Pelham and ConVal. ConVal had several top three finishes in a number of events. Leading the way on the girls team was co-captain Megan Hardwick with a strong first place … 0

New Ipswich: Unused town field could be farmed

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — When Dixie Rhoads of New Ipswich donated a slice of land behind her home to the town, she was very specific about what it could be used for. Athletic fields, and only athletic fields. Specifically, … 0

New Ipswich: Select Board OKs new police car

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — The Select Board approved the purchase of a new 2013 Ford Interceptor for the police department during Tuesday’s Select Board meeting. The board agreed to spend $27,571 out of the town’s police vehicle expendable trust … 0

New Ipswich: Town seeks new board members

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — The town is currently seeking interested residents for appointments to empty positions on two town boards. Currently, the town is seeking to fill four positions on the Zoning Board — two full time members and two alternate positions. One of the positions was left empty … 0

New Ipswich: Board mulls carnival plan

Monday, March 24, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — The town’s youth soccer organization would like to bring a carnival to town, for a fundraiser they hope will provide for their yearly costs. Liz Card Letters and Mindy Buxton, the local organizers for the American Youth Soccer Organization, met with the Select Board last … 0

New Ipswich police logs: March 25, 2014

Monday, March 24, 2014

New Ipswich Thursday, Feb. 27 Theft: At 2:30 p.m., police received a report from an Andrew Drive resident of the theft of house appliances. The property had been previously vacant. The missing items were noticed on April 11, 2013. Motor vehicle accident: At 3:34 p.m., police were advised … 0

Region: Yo-yo cycle of freeze and thaw worsen potholes

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

No matter where you’re driving in the Monadnock region this month, you’re inevitably dodging potholes. It’s an annual rite of spring, one that has road agents wringing their hands, because there’s little they can do. “This winter has … 0

New Ipswich: Board discusses impact of failed budget on staff, raises

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — The voters have spoken, and in a narrow decision decided by just 18 votes, New Ipswich is under a default budget for the coming year. The board has yet to make any official decisions regarding what this will mean for this year’s finances, but some … 0

Mascenic: Four Vikings garner NHIAA awards

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Four Mascenic athletes traveled to the New Hampshire Scholar-Athlete Awards this week. The honorees were nominated by their athletic directors and principals and must be a senior student-athlete who is currently active in at least two NHIAA recognized … 0

They were born to tap

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Maple sugar producers across the region agree: This has been one of the slowest seasons on record, for sap that is. However, they hope this weekend will be a “good run.” For the 19th Annual N.H. Maple Weekend, … 0


Sunday, March 9, 2014

Benjamin Blais of New Ipswich received a scholarship from the Shulman Fund for Excellence in Computer Science. Blais is studying computer science at UMass Lowell. … 0