New Ipswich

Kleta Dudley of New Ipswich tests a section of the Souhegan River in Greenville, a task she does every two weeks as part of a monitoring program.

New Ipswich: Healthy river, healthy towns

Monday, August 31, 2015

It’s just after 8 a.m., and raindrops patter on the surface of the Souhegan River — stronger than a misting, but not quite a full-fledged rain. Kleta Dudley of New Ipswich, carrying a vial and a bottle, makes her way down the steep embankment from the road to the river’s edge, stopping on her way to dig out a piece … 0

Greenville / New Ipswich / Wilton: Warmer temperatures, lower flows mark E. coli readings

Monday, August 31, 2015

Warmer temperatures and lower flows in the Souhegan and Merrimack rivers are producing generally expected seasonal E. coli readings in both rivers, according to the latest test done by the Souhegan Watershed Association. The Souhegan is a smaller river and reflects any pollution more quickly. The upper stretch of the river tested OK as far as Wilton, but from Wilton through Milford and … 0

What not to say when the kids get home from school

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Five things never to ask your child right after school: “How was school today?” “What do you have for homework?” “When are you going to do your homework?” “What did you get on the test?” “What did you learn today?” You want to interact and make connection. Your kids do too, but not in the same way. You’ve missed them, you want to … 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

Federal aid to N.H. for January blizzard

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

State and federal officials say more than $1 million in federal assistance has been delivered to New Hampshire to help cover costs of the January 26-28, 2015 severe winter storm and snow storm that buried parts of the state under two to three feet of snow. According to … 0