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Sports Awards: What a winter

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

If only every sports season could be as exhilarating as this winter’s was! After a fall that saw every local team out of the playoffs after only one round, the winter promised more postseason possibilities. And with the area’s most popular sport — basketball — loaded up with talent this year, there was plenty to look forward to as the … 0

DUBLIN: ‘Granny D’ fight heads to D.C.

Monday, March 30, 2015

New Hampshire legislators are bringing the late Doris “Granny D” Haddock of Dublin’s fight for campaign finance reform to Washington, D.C. The N.H. Senate approved Senate Bill 136 Thursday. The bill demands Congress form a committee to address how the Citizens United decision by the U.S. Supreme Court affects campaign spending, particularly in … 0

Bennington/NEW IPSWICH: Slopes slowing down as snowy season ends

Monday, March 30, 2015

As the ski and snowboard season winds down, snow lovers and ski resort managers are looking back on a season that saw no shortage of snow, but was also stymied by its late arrival. Pat Terry, general manager of Crotched Mountain Ski and Ride in Bennington, and Andy Jenks, the manager of Windblown Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing in New Ipswich, said that … 0

Viewpoint: No loose ends

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Our friend Liz was one of a kind. I use the past tense because she is no longer with us. This would have come as no surprise to her, however, because she’d been expecting it for some time. When she reached her last birthday, in a decade which … 0

New Ipswich police log: March 19, 2015

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

New Ipswich Friday, March 6 Motor vehicle accident: At 2:40 p.m., police responded to a minor traffic accident on Turnpike Road near Timbertop Road where a 2000 Chevrolet 35000, driven by Thomas Kuusisto, 31, of New Ipswich pulled out of the S&S Concrete warehouse onto Turnpike Road when … 0

Letters: Ask the bigger question

Friday, March 20, 2015

To the editor: It would be funny if it weren’t so sad, reading the letters from Brian Somero and Francis Cook, of New Ipswich and Greenville, complaining about their school taxes. The debate is about town funding formulas and how many administrators there are in the Mascenic District. … 0

Letter: Warning about student testing

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

To the editor: We would like to publicly thank Mr. Chirichella for his efforts of trying to forewarn his students and their parents of the upcoming new Smarter Balanced Assessments tests coming to all schools this year (by the end of May), replacing the NECAP testing. We advise … 0

Basketball: 22nd Place to Go tourney raises over $9,000

Monday, March 23, 2015

The Place to Go held its 22nd annual 3-On-3 tournament Friday-Sunday at ConVal. Over $9,000 was raised and players from all around the area and beyond competed in the fun tradition. Division winners: ∎ 3/4 grade boys winners: Demons, … 0

Nelson: Apple Hill Board elects officers and trustees

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music Board of Trustees elected officers and trustees at its recent annual meeting. Elected as president, Mark Meess; vice president, Lindsay Dearborn; treasurer, Fred Hadlow; secretary, Maura Glennon; and new trustees, Deborah Ford, Eileen Sarson and Linda Stavely. Mark Meess was elected … 0

Rindge: Hunt named to HNH Board

Friday, March 20, 2015

The HNH Foundation has announced that State Representative John Hunt of Rindge has joined the Board of Directors. The mission of the HNH Foundation is to improve the health and wellness of New Hampshire’s population, with a focus … 0

Manchester: Ayotte to speak to business leaders

Friday, March 20, 2015

The Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire will host U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte on April 6. The senator will speak at a luncheon event to be held at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Ayotte may address topics such as the economy, … 0

New Ipswich: Parison attends book convention

Friday, March 20, 2015

Margaret Parison of New Ipswich, an educational consultant with Usborne Books & More, recently attended the company’s Northeast Region Annual Convention on March 7 in Marlborough, Massachusetts. At the conference UBAM founder Randall White of Tulsa, Oklahoma, applauded … 0

Peterborough: New location for Colonic Connection

Friday, March 20, 2015

Deborah Jean Clark owner of Colonic Connection, a hydrotherapy facility, is now scheduling appointments at her new location at 77 Hancock Rd., Suite C, in Peterborough. The building includes offices for a number of health-service providers. Clark, an accredited hydro-therapist, says, “I’m happy to hear of the health … 0