New Ipswich

Mascenic: Petition filed in dismissal of school’s finance director

Monday, June 29, 2015

A request to have the Mascenic School District hold a public hearing on the dismissal of the district’s director of financial services continues — now at the court level. Mark Krook, the husband of former director of financial services Jenifer Krook, has filed a petition with the Hillsborough County Superior Court in Manchester, asking for the court to force the district to answer a petition he submitted in January. The … 0

Hancock: Local man leads super-PAC backing Ayotte

Monday, June 29, 2015

A Hancock man is taking the lead to help U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) win re-election in 2016, possibly against Gov. Maggie Hassan. David Carney is the chief consultant for Commitment Kept N.H., a project of Ending Spending Action Fund, the conservative super-PAC. The project launched Wednesday, over 17 months before the election, and before Hassan has announced whether or not she will … 0

Peterborough/Hancock: Morgan’s Way says goodbye

Monday, June 29, 2015

When 53-year-old Jane Cartmell decided on a whim to open her first retail store ever in downtown Peterborough, outfitting it with women’s clothing from across the world, learning the industry and decorating the window display weren’t difficult for the newcomer. The most challenging part, she said, was naming it. Cartmell pondered and pondered … 0

Milestones: Boynton Middle School Honor Roll; Fourth quarter 2015

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Boynton Middle School Honor Roll 4th Quarter Grade 8: Honor Roll All 4 Quarters All 4 Years High Honors Kylie Bane, Tyra Gibson, Chelsea Holombo, Kolby Lampinen, Havanna Sikkila, Grace Tucker. Honors Shannon Agonis, Anthony Andronaco, Ethan Bilodeau, Britany Boulerice, Braelyn Case, Mahala Damery, TJ Hiott, Ashley Jewell, … 0

Antrim/New Ipswich: Project Search opens up a world of possibilities

Monday, June 22, 2015

Cynthia Vaillancourt wanted Laurie, her 32-year-old daughter, to come out of her shell. Laurie, who has a developmental disability, spent much of the last 11 years inside in their ranch-style house in New Ipswich, listening as her father … 0

Peterborough: Nursing home seeks funding

Monday, June 22, 2015

After the Scott-Farrar nursing home’s plans to build a larger, more modern facility fell through in the fall, the nursing home closed in April, citing financial reasons. But a pending loan has revived the century-old organization. Scott-Farrar hopes to resume the $15 million construction project if it can … 0

Bird flu raises egg prices

Monday, June 22, 2015

Although bird flu has not spread to the Northeast, the U.S. egg shortage has driven up the price of eggs in the Monadnock region. But proprietors aren’t hurting as much as other parts of the country, since customers … 0

Peterborough: Makerspace finds a temporary home

Monday, June 22, 2015

Monadnock Art X Tech — Peterborough’s makerspace — has signed a one-year lease for a storefront in Monadnock Plaza on Jaffrey Road, in lieu of pursuing a lease at the former Armory garage on Elm Street. “We do … 0

Viewpoint: Why I will veto budget

Friday, June 19, 2015

In recent days, Republicans on the budget Committee of Conference finalized a budget proposal that is unbalanced and dishonest about what it funds. It also includes unpaid-for corporate tax cuts, creating a hole in this budget and in future budgets at the expense of critical economic priorities. For … 0

Editorial: A focused driver is a safe driver

Monday, June 22, 2015

How many of us have picked up a phone and checked the time, a text, or other alert when stopped at a red light or stop sign? Beginning July 1, you’ll be breaking the law if you do. New Hampshire’s Hands-Free Electronic Device Law will be in effect … 0

New Ipswich police log: June 23, 2015

Monday, June 22, 2015

New Ipswich Saturday, June 13 Harassment: At 12:50 p.m. police took a report from an Old Wilton Road resident that she was receiving text messages from an ex-boyfriend after requesting that he not contact her. Police talked with the man and advised him that further contact could result … 0

Achievement:

Monday, June 22, 2015

Julia Shields of New Ipswich, a senior, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Bentley University, Waltham, Massachusetts. To make the list a full-time student must have a grade point average of 3.3 or higher with no course grade below 2.0 during the term. … 0

Achievement:

Monday, June 22, 2015

Andrew Donahue of Rindge and Melissa Shaw of New Ipswich were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts. To make the list students must achieve a 3.5 grade point average for a five-class, 15-credit semester. Donahue and Shaw are both members … 0