New Ipswich

New Ipswich: Bridgework on the horizon

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Bridgework scheduled to start next year on the state-owned Highbridge Bridge will have implications for traffic in town, as the work is scheduled to close down a section of Route 124 for a period that could stretch from April to October of next year. Replacing the bridge is expected to cost the state $3.4 million. The bridge is currently on the state’s red list, which requires a … 0

Basketball: RISING TO THE TOP

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

He’s just too quick. Mascenic opponents who have been tasked with the unappealing assignment of defending junior Jared Stauffeneker will all tell you the same thing — speed is the weapon of choice for the wiry young redhead. This season, that quickness helped him achieve one of high school basketball’s greatest milestones — … 0

New Ipswich: Capitalizing on food waste

Monday, April 21, 2014

People are becoming increasingly aware of the ecological benefits of not tossing out materials such as paper, glass, plastic and cardboard. But how many think about recycling food waste? Most don’t, and those that do tend to use it for composting. The decomposition of food waste, however, does have an effect on the … 0

New Ipswich: Town seeks new board members

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — The town is currently seeking interested residents for appointments to empty positions on two town boards. Currently, the town is seeking to fill four positions on the Zoning Board — two full time members and two alternate positions. One of the positions was left empty … 0

New Ipswich: Board mulls carnival plan

Monday, March 24, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — The town’s youth soccer organization would like to bring a carnival to town, for a fundraiser they hope will provide for their yearly costs. Liz Card Letters and Mindy Buxton, the local organizers for the American Youth Soccer Organization, met with the Select Board last … 0

New Ipswich police logs: March 25, 2014

Monday, March 24, 2014

New Ipswich Thursday, Feb. 27 Theft: At 2:30 p.m., police received a report from an Andrew Drive resident of the theft of house appliances. The property had been previously vacant. The missing items were noticed on April 11, 2013. Motor vehicle accident: At 3:34 p.m., police were advised … 0

Region: Yo-yo cycle of freeze and thaw worsen potholes

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

No matter where you’re driving in the Monadnock region this month, you’re inevitably dodging potholes. It’s an annual rite of spring, one that has road agents wringing their hands, because there’s little they can do. “This winter has … 0

New Ipswich: Board discusses impact of failed budget on staff, raises

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — The voters have spoken, and in a narrow decision decided by just 18 votes, New Ipswich is under a default budget for the coming year. The board has yet to make any official decisions regarding what this will mean for this year’s finances, but some … 0

Mascenic: Four Vikings garner NHIAA awards

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Four Mascenic athletes traveled to the New Hampshire Scholar-Athlete Awards this week. The honorees were nominated by their athletic directors and principals and must be a senior student-athlete who is currently active in at least two NHIAA recognized … 0

They were born to tap

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Maple sugar producers across the region agree: This has been one of the slowest seasons on record, for sap that is. However, they hope this weekend will be a “good run.” For the 19th Annual N.H. Maple Weekend, … 0

Achievement:

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Benjamin Blais of New Ipswich received a scholarship from the Shulman Fund for Excellence in Computer Science. Blais is studying computer science at UMass Lowell. … 0

Graduation:

Monday, March 10, 2014

Denis Garcia of New Ipswich graduated from Franklin Pierce University, earning a Bachelor of Arts in environmental science. He also was named to the dean’s honors list for the fall semester. To make the list a student must maintain a a term grade point average of at least 3.85 … 0

Ashby, Mass.: Lizards in the Hayloft playing on Saturday

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

The Lizards in the Hayloft will play a free concert at the Ashby Congregational Church on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. The Lizards are an Ashby and New-Ipswich based string band that plays a wide variety of musical genres, including old-time, blues, Celtic, jazz, gospel, bluegrass, Finnish, country and … 0