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Peterborough/Rindge: Back-to-school shoppers think before spending

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

A middle-schooler’s shopping list — two spiral notebooks, colored pencils, two three-ring binders and a backpack — sets a parent back nearly $50. And that’s just the beginning of back-to-school shopping. As the cost of products continues to rise post-recession, retailers here have found customers are walking into stores knowing more than they used to. They’ve already researched products and … 0

New Ipswich: Lage fills Meiszner’s selectman seat

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

A former Select Board member and current member of the Zoning Board of Adjustment, David Lage, has been selected to fill the empty Selectman’s seat until March. “Having the experience as a former selectman and member of many of the town boards and committees has provided me with the experience and understanding of … 0

New Ipswich: $3 fee per child per sport covers potty costs

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — A fee will be added for field rentals at Memorial Park to defray Recreation Department costs. Recreation Department Director Deb Holmes approached the Select Board during its meeting Tuesday to ask them to approve a fee of $3 per child, per sport, for organizations outside of the Recreation Department that rent town fields, including the American Youth Soccer Organization and … 0

Mascenic: A taste of college before senior year

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — For a few weeks each summer, teenagers get a taste of college life — and college resources — through the University of New Hampshire’s Science and Mathematics Achievement through Research Training program, which provides projects … 0

Game management challenges facing N.H.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

New England was settled by hunters and trappers; trade in beaver pelts was a principle form of commerce in New Hampshire for nearly 150 years. Wild game was a critical staple for settlers who struggled to sustain themselves … 0

EZ Pass transponders at end of service life

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

A decade after electronic tolling was introduced on the New Hampshire Turnpike System, owners of the original transponders that were sold are being notified by the New Hampshire Department of Transportation that those transponders (tags) are reaching the … 0

Engagement announcement: Dallen Hannu — Taymar Salo

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Amos and Tammy Hannu of New Ipswich have announced the engagement of their son, Dallen, to Taymar Salo, daughter of Alan and Allison Salo of Greer, South Carolina. The groom-to-be is employed with Goddard Construction in Greer. A … 0

Engagement announcement: Samantha Leger — Daryl Rogers

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Paul and Wendy Leger of New Ipswich have announced the engagement of their daughter, Samantha, to Daryl Rogers, son of Debra Rogers of Charlestown. The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Mascenic Regional High School, New Ipswich, and … 0

Engagement announcement: Meghan Kargela — Reuben Somero

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Mr. and Mrs. Kurt Kargela of Rindge have announced the engagement of their daughter, Meghan, to Reuben Somero, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Somero of New Ipswich and the late Bernice Somero. The bride-to-be and her fiance … 0

Letter: Adding my opinion to the discussion

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

To the editor: I have read with interest the ongoing discourse between Ms. Saenger and Mr. Sirvint. I do not know either of these individuals but it is sad that after all these years there remains so much animosity. However, I feel an urge to add my opinion, … 0

Editorial: Is SWRPC response too little, too late?

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

With the level of opposition to the proposed natural gas pipeline in the region, we are puzzled by the Southwest Region Planning Commission’s seemingly delayed response. Just two weeks before the close of the official comment period at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the SWRPC is starting an … 1

Peterborough: Doctors talk MMJ pros and cons

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — As the state readies its medical marijuana facilities, physicians are divided over recommending it to patients once it becomes available to them next year. Some welcome the new treatment option, while others plan to tread lightly. “It’s a frontier in healthcare,” said Dr. Terrance McNamara, a … 0

Thursday, August 13, 2015

People of all ages love the music from the World War II era, 1939-1945. On Thursday, Aug. 27, the New Ipswich Library will host “Songs and Stories of World War II - Popular Wartime Songs and Their Stories You Didn’t Know.” Richard Kruppa will present the program, which … 0