New Ipswich

Cross-country: LaBrie leads the way for Boynton at middle school race

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

On a dark and overcast day that both threatened rain and breaks of sun, 2900 middle school cross country athletes took to the trails of Londonderry to contest the 41st New Hampshire Middle School cross country championships. The championships offer 8th, 7th and 5th/6th non scoring races for both genders along with the Large and Small school championship races. Locally, Boynton of New Ipswich had a big day, with the girl’s team finishing third in the small school division and the boys finishing fourth. Jaffrey-Rindge middle school ran a full boys’ team but only had individuals in the girl’s race. Like Jaffrey-Rindge, the Well School … 0

Backyard Birder: Notes from the (hawk) watch: The daily account is more than numbers

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Last November, as the fall hawkwatch season up on Pack Monadnock came to an end, my Backyard Birder column was mostly excerpts from Hawkwatcher Henry’s daily reports. Each day’s count is submitted to a continent-wide network of hawkwatches, accompanied by a narrative that typically describes weather conditions and not much more. Not so … 0

Peterborough: Fairpoint workers picketing over contract negotiations

Monday, October 20, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A handful of local Fairpoint technicians picketing on Concord Street outside the Fairpoint facility on Monday and Friday are some of the 1,700 employees on strike in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine, after a failed attempt by two unions to renegotiate the unionized workforces’s contract. These employees — part of the … 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

New Ipswich police logs: Oct. 2, 2014

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, Sept. 12 Suspicious activity: At 9:09 a.m., a Page Hill Road resident told police she has been receiving a lot of hang-up phone calls. Police advised her to contact her phone service and to purchase a caller ID. Suspicious driver: At 4:44 p.m., police were … 0

Market Basket: An extraordinary story of employee support

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

First, some background: DeMoulas Super Markets, Inc., under the trade name Market Basket, is a chain of 71 supermarkets in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts, with headquarters in Tewksbury, Mass. From 1990 through late August 2014, the company was the center of controversy as the families of cousins … 0

New Ipswich police log: Sept. 30, 2014

Monday, September 29, 2014

New Ipswich Wednesday, Sept. 3 Animal control: At 7:10 a.m., an Ashlawn Farm Road resident found a small brown and white Pomeranian-like dog in her driveway. The resident informed police that the dog came out of the woods before it collapsed in her driveway. She had never seen … 0

Cross-country: Fafard, Bilodeau win at homecoming

Monday, September 22, 2014

Take cool, dry conditions, a cross country course in excellent condition, the aura of homecoming and one of the strongest teams in Division III and what do you get? Some strong performances and fast times. On the rolling … 0

New Ipswich police log: Sept. 23, 2014

Monday, September 22, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, Aug. 22 Motor vehicle accident: At 1 a.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Davis Village Road, near Dark Lane. James Bishop of New Ipswich fell asleep while driving and missed the turn, crashing his pickup truck. Bishop was not injured. Hit and … 0