New Ipswich

Fairpoint employees in New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine are on strike after the telecommunications provider declared an impasse during contract renegotiations.

Peterborough: Fairpoint workers picketing over contract negotiations

Monday, October 20, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A handful of local Fairpoint technicians picketing on Concord Street outside the Fairpoint facility on Monday and Friday are some of the 1,700 employees on strike in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine, after a failed attempt by two unions to renegotiate the unionized workforces’s contract. These employees — part of the Communications Workers of America and the International … 0

Temple/Greenville Mason/New Ipswich: Warm clothing drive through Nov. 20

Friday, October 17, 2014

The Souhegan Lion’s Club and the Greenville Lioness Club are holding their annual Warm Clothing Drive through Nov. 20. Clothing, shoes, boots, winter gear and blankets may be brought to the Temple or Mason town libraries, Post Office or Sacred Heart Church in Greenville, or Nennie’s 5 Star Cafe’ & Catering or Trustee Service in New Ipswich. All donated items will be distributed … 0

New Ipswich police logs: Oct. 21, 2014

Monday, October 20, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, Oct. 10 Be on the lookout: At 8:15 a.m., police received a notice from Milford Police to be on the lookout for a white Jeep Liberty with a Bonneville and Sons plate on the front and a red and white temporary plate on the back, that was last seen at 9 p.m., on Oct. 9, and had been taken from … 0

Cross-country: Local teams race at the Tri-County meet

Monday, October 13, 2014

Local middle school cross-country teams competed in the Tri-County Championships at Mines Falls Park at Nashua South High School on Saturday and turned in some strong performances. South Meadow School and Boynton Middle School competed in the day’s … 0

Monday, October 13, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, Sept. 26 Welfare check: At 7:53 p.m., police were asked to check the welfare of a house-sitter on Malthouse Road, after the owners were unable to contact her. Police made contact with the house-sitter and it was found that there was an issue in the … 0

Viewpoint: Year ahead for legislators

Monday, October 13, 2014

Over the past two years, I have worked with my fellow legislators to focus on doing what we can to help businesses in our region grow and thrive. We have had success in several areas and I was proud to be named a 2013 “Champion of Business” by … 0

Soccer: Vikings boot Huskies

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

The Monadnock Huskies only have one win on the boys soccer season — something the Mascenic Vikings are well aware of. Coming into Tuesday afternoon’s game in New Ipswich, the 1-10 Huskies had just their 2-1 win over … 0

Roundup: Holding scores two in ConVal win

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

ConVal girls soccer The ConVal girls soccer team beat Manchester West on Tuesday in a game that the Cougars “dominated from start to finish,” according to coach David Springfield. Sylvie Holding had a pair of goals in the … 0

Letters: It’s a bogus premise, at best

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

To the editor: I read with some amusement the recent front-page attack on Sen. Andy Sanborn. To the writer’s credit, the article was detailed and balanced, offering Andy fair opportunity for comment. What was silly was the way the editors agreed with the premise of this PAC and … 0

NEW IPSWICH: Highbridge work gets underway

Monday, October 6, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Work to replace a state-owned bridge at the intersection of Route 123 and 124 started Monday, and will leave a one-lane traffic flow for much of the scheduled work, expected to be completed in 2016. Beck and Bellucci, Inc. of Franklin has been awarded the … 0

ParentWise: The things we carry from the past

Friday, October 3, 2014

When I heard about Adrian Peterson’s switch-beating of his 4-year-old son, with all the gruesome details, I was filled with disgust. Then he claimed that he was brought up that way and he did it to teach his … 0

New Ipswich police logs: Oct. 7, 2014

Monday, October 6, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, Sept. 19 Suspicious activity: At 7:59 p.m., police made contact with a driver in the church parking lot and advised him that the owner of the church as stated that they do not want people in the parking lot after hours. The driver advised that … 0

Achievement:

Monday, October 6, 2014

The following first-year students are attending Plymouth State University this fall: from Greenville: Mikayla Logan; Jaffrey: Jenna Sirois; New Ipswich: Briana Sullivan; Peterborough: Michael Allen, Meaghan Hodge; and Wilton: James Edmunds, Kimberly Edmunds, Sophie LeVert. … 0