New Ipswich

Mascenic School District: Central is still for sale

Thursday, December 18, 2014

After the Hillsborough County Superior Court ruling that upheld up the Zoning Board of Adjustment’s decision to deny Dollar General a variance to build a store on the current Central Elementary School property, the district will have to find a new potential buyer. The school has been on the market for three years, since elementary students were moved to the new Highbridge Hill Elementary School in 2011. The school and … 0

Cross-country: Viking runners building a legacy

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Over the 2014 season — and, indeed, the last 10 years — the Mascenic cross-country team has made a name for itself. They have been known as a running powerhouse and always have competitive athletes. They bring some of the best in the state year after year. This year, they took it to … 0

New Ipswich: Smith, Lucas run on Olympic stage

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Two local youth runners from New Ipswich recently returned from the Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships held in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Over 3000 runners from every part of the country descended on the Whispering Pines Golf Course to participate in this National Championship. Both members of the Highbridge Hill Running Club, Logan … 0

New Ipswich police log: Dec. 11, 2014

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

New Ipswich Sunday, Nov. 23 Arrest: At 10:15 a.m., police arrested Kevin Harvey, 53, of New Ipswich and charged him with driving without giving proof. He was released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail and issued a court date of Jan. 6 at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. Burglary: … 0

Two-vehicle accident on Plantation Drive

Monday, December 8, 2014

Frost on the windshield reportedly led to a two-vehicle accident on Plantation Drive in Jaffrey on Friday morning, but police said the accident did not result in any injuries. Diana Jourdan, 50, of Rindge was driving south on Plantation Drive at around 7:20 a.m., when Andrew Desmarais, 27, … 0

Rindge: NH now on official route

Monday, December 8, 2014

RINDGE — An 8-year-old Rindge resident is asking that the proposed Kinder Morgan natural gas pipeline not disturb her beloved Converse Meadows, a 240-acre conservation easement the town purchased in 2004, in order to preserve it from development. … 0

Roundup: WLC girls drop first contest

Monday, December 8, 2014

WLC girls’ basketball The Warriors traveled to defending champions Hinsdale on Friday night to open the season. In a game in which neither team had much success putting the ball in the basket, WLC had a chance late, but let it slip away. Down three points with three … 0

Letters: An open mind is called for

Monday, December 8, 2014

To the editor: I have been following the natural gas pipeline story for a while now. Every story and every person I read about is “anti” pipeline. As a construction superintendent for 13 years down in Massachusetts, I worked with natural gas all the time with every job. … 0

HOnor roll:

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Boynton Middle School First Quarter Grade 8 High honors: Shannon Agonis, Kylie Bane, Britany Boulerice, Tyra Gibson, Chelsea Holombo, Kolby Lampinen, Olivia Mitchell-Jenna, Mallorie Nantel, Megan Robichaud, Havanna Sikkila, Kaisha Somero, Logan Thibault, Grace Tucker Honors: Anthony Andronaco, Ethan Bilodeau, Mahala Damery, Alexis DeFraga, Matthel Farrell, Erica Frazier, … 0

New Ipswich: Web developer hired for site renovation

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

New Ipswich will be getting a much anticipated facelift to their municipal website, after the Select Board voted Tuesday to contract Virtual Town and Schools to build a website platform for the town. In an interview Wednesday, Select Board member Becky Doyle said that the board reviewed three … 0

New Ipswich: Interim town administrator named

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

After more than five months of unofficially covering the position, the Select Board announced during its meeting Tuesday that the town’s Land Use Manager Joanne Meshna will be taking up the mantle of interim town administrator, until a permanent replacement for former town administrator Roberta Fraser is found. … 0

Letters: Stand by your man isn’t working

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

To the editor: It seems like Obama has been on a campaign vacation lately. Where are all his great supporters who faithfully backed him? If the Democrat candidates so proudly voted for him and his agenda, why shy away from him now? Come on Shaheen, Kuster, Porter and … 0

Bennington: Record numbers hit slopes

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

While many dug their cars out from Wednesday’s snowstorm or attempted to stay warm without electricity this weekend, thousands congregated to Crotched Mountain Ski and Ride for the ski resorts opening weekend from Friday to Sunday. And because … 0