New Ipswich

Graduation:

Monday, June 29, 2015

Kimberly Deane of New Ipswich graduated from MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston, Massachusetts, on May 11, earning a Doctor of Physical Therapy. … 0

Editorial: Pipeline is a state, regional issue

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

While information about the proposed Northeast Energy Direct pipeline continues to inundate us, wading through the rhetoric is an unending battle. Perhaps it’s no surprise then that many of the towns that neighbor those that would be part of the route have held back on joining one side or the other. Still, from where we’re sitting, deferring is no longer an option, for … 0

Viewpoint: My latest trip and words that have meaning

Monday, June 29, 2015

They say travel broadens the mind, and no doubt they’re right. I’ll tell you something else. It wrecks the body. We spent much of June in Japan. I learned a lot about the culture but hardly anything about the language except that they apparently have three alphabets and well over a thousand characters, many of which are actually Chinese. And you need to … 0

Editorial: A focused driver is a safe driver

Monday, June 22, 2015

How many of us have picked up a phone and checked the time, a text, or other alert when stopped at a red light or stop sign? Beginning July 1, you’ll be breaking the law if you do. New Hampshire’s Hands-Free Electronic Device Law will be in effect … 0

New Ipswich police log: June 23, 2015

Monday, June 22, 2015

New Ipswich Saturday, June 13 Harassment: At 12:50 p.m. police took a report from an Old Wilton Road resident that she was receiving text messages from an ex-boyfriend after requesting that he not contact her. Police talked with the man and advised him that further contact could result … 0

Achievement:

Monday, June 22, 2015

Julia Shields of New Ipswich, a senior, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Bentley University, Waltham, Massachusetts. To make the list a full-time student must have a grade point average of 3.3 or higher with no course grade below 2.0 during the term. … 0

Achievement:

Monday, June 22, 2015

Andrew Donahue of Rindge and Melissa Shaw of New Ipswich were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts. To make the list students must achieve a 3.5 grade point average for a five-class, 15-credit semester. Donahue and Shaw are both members … 0

Achievement:

Monday, June 22, 2015

J. Scott Jarvela of New Ipswich was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Boston (Massachusetts) University. … 0

Achievement:

Monday, June 22, 2015

Julie Forest of New Ipswich and Cassandra Daisy of Antrim were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Stonehill College, Easton, Massachusetts. To make the list students must have a semester grade point average of 3.50 or better and must have completed successfully all courses … 0

Hassan vetoes testing opt-out

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Gov. Maggie Hassan vetoed a bill last week that would have allowed parents to withdraw children from statewide assessment testing, saying it undercuts the evaluation process, puts federal funding for schools in jeopardy, and sets a dangerous precedent. The bill, HB 603, was spurred by opposition to the … 0

Mascenic: Marshall chosen as high school principal

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Tom Marshall will be taking up the reins at Mascenic High School as its new principal. The School Board announced Monday that Marshall was its pick over the other finalist under consideration, Scott Strainge, to replace current Principal … 0

Mascenic: School board chair steps down

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

GREENVILLE — Mascenic School Board Chair Richard Wallace has resigned his position, effective June 10. The School Board announced Wallace’s departure Monday. Wallace sent his resignation to Vice-Chair Earl Somero via email on June 10. “I resign as … 0

Mascenic: District to pilot math program

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The School Board found that the district cannot pursue a grant that would cover the majority of the start-up costs for an program to train emergency medical technicians. Mascenic Principal Tom Kelly approached the School Board to ask … 0