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The Peterborough Chamber of Commerce will host an online art auction from April 22 through May 4.

Peterborough: GET YOUR BIDS IN

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

It’s time to dust off your virtual bidding paddle and prepare for the annual Peterborough Chamber of Commerce’s online art auction, featuring paintings, photographs and sculpture from artists around the region and beyond. This Friday, potential buyers will get the opportunity to view the art and meet the artists during the auction’s art opening. The art will be on display at Sterling Business Management on Route 202 starting Friday and through the art auction, which will be held from April 22 through May 4. Linda Greenwood of Peterborough submitted two of her photographs to the auction this year. Greenwood specializes in photographing florals and landscapes, … 0

Court log: April 8, 2014

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Greenfield police Joshua Forand, 26, of New Boston, operating without a valid license, $124. Whitney Horak, 19, of Lyndeborough, possession of marijuana, $560 with $250 suspended for 12 months on the condition of no further misdemeanors or felonies and no violations for serious or alcohol-related matters; transporting an alcoholic beverage, $372; transportation of a controlled drug, charges not carried forward. Dennis Lorden, 21, … 0

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 … 0

Region: Unemployment rate down in N.H.

Friday, March 28, 2014

The New England Information Office of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, or BLS, has released New England and state unemployment numbers for January 2014.  These data are supplied by the Local Area Unemployment Statistics program, which produces monthly and annual employment, unemployment, and labor force data for … 0

Region: Spring sleet leads to crashes

Monday, March 31, 2014

A late burst of winter weather made for a difficult morning commute for drivers on Monday, resulting in several minor accidents. In Peterborough, road conditions deteriorated quickly on Monday morning, according to Police Chief Scott Guinard. Four vehicles went off the roads between 5 and 7 a.m., but … 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