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New Ipswich

NED opponents won’t ‘take it on the chin’

Monday, August 3, 2015

When given his few minutes at the mic at the pipeline scoping session in Milford Thursday, state Rep. Jim Parison didn’t ask about wetlands or aquifers or the New England energy grid. Amid the talk of pipeline diameter and compressor size, his was a simpler question. What about the impact on people? Representatives from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission were … 0

Peterborough: Teachers, students need to explore more in classroom

Monday, August 3, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Second-graders explore the forest behind Antrim Elementary School to learn, hands on, about wildlife. Fourth-graders at Hancock Elementary School visit Vicuna Chocolate on Main Street to learn about the history of chocolate and to read “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” It’s these classrooms, where students learn locally and through discovery, that … 0

New Ipswich: BB gun shooter found by police

Monday, August 3, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — A 14-year-old boy has been charged in connection with a BB gun shooting that injured a 9-year-old girl last week. Tessa Kuusisto, 9, of New Ipswich, was struck with a BB just under her left eye while traveling on Upper Pratt Pond Road Tuesday. The BB became lodged in the … 0

Graduations:

Monday, July 27, 2015

The following students graduate from Franklin Pierce University, Rindge, this spring: Bennington: Paula Cyr, Associate of Arts in management; Jaffrey: Caitlyn Durden, summa cum laude, Bachelor of Science in sports and recreation management; Nathan Hatton, Bachelor of Arts in health sciences; Hancock: Matthew McGuiness, Doctor of Arts in … 0

New Ipswich: Robin Mark in concert Saturday

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Robin Mark of Belfast, Northern Ireland will be performing a concert of Christian music at Mascenic High School on Saturday, Aug. 1, at 6:30 p.m. Mark has been leading worship in his home church for more than 25 years. Much of the inspiration for the worship songs he … 0

Graduation:

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Christine McInnis earned a Doctorate in Neuroscience from Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts. Dr. McInnis has accepted a post-doctoral fellowship at Boston University Medical School. A 2006 graduate of Mascenic High School, New Ipswich, she resides in Boston. … 0

New Ipswich police log: July 30, 2015

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

New Ipswich Friday, July 17 Road hazard: At 12:33 a.m., police moved traffic cones out of the roadway on Turnpike Road, opening up both lanes for travel. Patrol: At 12:44 a.m., police checked the schools. Everything was in order. Motor vehicle accident: At 6:08 a.m., a resident advised … 0

Viewpoints: ML

Thursday, July 23, 2015

The Kinder Morgan NED project is not something which only impacts those who live within a half-mile of it like myself, but is capable of far reaching environmental effects. When something as valuable as clean water to drink, and air to breathe was threatened it was time to … 0

LETTER: Kinder Morgan is the new Enron

Monday, July 27, 2015

To the editor: The town of New Ipswich is upset. It is expected to foot the $5 million bill for studies demonstrating that the NED pipeline is not a good idea. FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, is slated to vote on Docket PF14-22 in September. Kinder Morgan, … 0

Editorial: Put up or shut up time for pipeline

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

It’s 31 miles from the center of Rindge. Seventeen from New Ipswich. From our offices here, it’s 23 miles. It was a bit of a ride for those who attended FERC’s first scoping session, but it’s a short distance when you consider the possible alternative — 418 miles … 0

Peterborough/Francestown/New Ipswich: Solar growth slows down

Monday, July 27, 2015

Uncertainty about the future of solar energy subsidies has put the brakes on its popularity in the region. Utilities will soon reach the state mandated net-metering cap, and legislation that would raise the cap is not expected to pass. Also, Gov. Maggie Hassan’s veto of the Legislature’s two-year … 0

Jaffrey: Love of storytelling drives Eaton

Monday, July 27, 2015

JAFFREY — A question-and-answer with the longtime executive producer of PBS’s Masterpiece Theatre offered three generations of fans the opportunity to reminisce on their favorite shows in the program’s 45-year history, from the 1971 series, “Upstairs, Downstairs” to … 1

Local family fights poverty in Rwanda

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — When Brandon Walsh moved to Rwanda a year ago with his wife, Emily, and infant daughter, Elsa, he expected to haggle over groceries and be plagued by frequent electricity and water outages. However, the Anglican priest … 0