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Cross-country: Boynton running program on the rise

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Quietly preparing in the shadows of the successful Mascenic running programs, the Boynton Bulldog cross-country program has making a name for itself over the last couple years. Perennially undermanned, lacking talent and desire, the team languished, while just up the road a high school program performed at a level on par with the best in the state. It seemed the … 0

New Ipswich: Select Board, School District make deal

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The New Ipswich Select Board and Mascenic Regional School District have reached an agreement which will help ease end-of-year fund shortages for both parties. Select Board member Becky Doyle told the public during its regular Oct. 7 meeting that the board had agreed to a mutually beneficial agreement with the school district to help ease both the town and school’s cash flow issues … 0

Cross-country: Keep the running season going

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Many local elementary, middle and high school runners are continuing the cross country season by joining the Granite State Flash, a youth development program that focuses on preparing athletes for the Junior Olympic cross country season. The Junior Olympic program, supported by USA Track and Field Association, picks up where the regular school season leaves off. Beginning in the middle of October, Granite … 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

Letter: Wasteful spenders in the voting booth

Thursday, October 2, 2014

To the editor: I want to sincerely thank the employees of Market Basket who put their careers on the line to support Arthur T. Demoulas. Also thanks to the shoppers for a fantastic boycott. New England is a very expensive place to live and heavily taxed so we … 0

Editorial: A call to action on the heroin problem

Monday, October 6, 2014

“Heroin — ‘This problem is here’” was a headline on last Thursday’s front page. For some of us, that was news. For others, it wasn’t. Ron Smith lost his son to a heroin overdose more than two years ago. Today, he tells his story. We know others in … 0

Achievement:

Monday, September 29, 2014

Allison Ray of New Ipswich was awarded a $6,000 Hach Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Scholarship, which is awarded to recent graduates and professionals with limited work experience with interest in becoming secondary chemistry teachers. The award is presented by The American Chemical Society, a nonprofit organization chartered by the U.S. … 0