New Ipswich

The Peterborough Chamber of Commerce will host an online art auction from April 22 through May 4.

Peterborough: GET YOUR BIDS IN

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

It’s time to dust off your virtual bidding paddle and prepare for the annual Peterborough Chamber of Commerce’s online art auction, featuring paintings, photographs and sculpture from artists around the region and beyond. This Friday, potential buyers will get the opportunity to view the art and meet the artists during the auction’s art opening. The art will be on display at Sterling Business Management on Route 202 starting Friday and through the art auction, which will be held from April 22 through May 4. Linda Greenwood of Peterborough submitted two of her photographs to the auction this year. Greenwood specializes in photographing florals and landscapes, … 0

Court log: April 8, 2014

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Greenfield police Joshua Forand, 26, of New Boston, operating without a valid license, $124. Whitney Horak, 19, of Lyndeborough, possession of marijuana, $560 with $250 suspended for 12 months on the condition of no further misdemeanors or felonies and no violations for serious or alcohol-related matters; transporting an alcoholic beverage, $372; transportation of a controlled drug, charges not carried forward. Dennis Lorden, 21, … 0

New Ipswich: Board OK’s carnival for June

Monday, April 14, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — East Coast Midways is coming to town in early June, in support of the town’s American Youth Soccer Organization. Mindy Buxton of the AYSO met with the Select Board on Tuesday to discuss the possibility of hosting a carnival, with full-scale rides and games on the Babe Ruth field in the town’s park on Playground Road. Buxton had met with … 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

Court log: March 11, 2014

Monday, March 17, 2014

Dublin police Todd Bissell, 43, of Keene, speeding, $372. Deborah Southwell, 51, of Marlborough, littering, $297.60. Greenfield police Benjamin Anthony, 23, of Greenfield, possession of marijuana, $560 with $250 suspended for 12 months on the condition of no further misdemeanors or felonies and no violations for serious matters. … 0

New Ipswich: Town budget fails by 18 votes

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — The town’s budget this year failed, leaving the town with $50,000 to cut from its proposed budget. Next year, the town will have to go through a new process to form its budget, with a … 0

Mascenic School District: School budget passes by a landslide

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Budget and teacher contracts passed in both New Ipswich and Greenville this year. The school budget is set at $17,863,771, passed overwhelmingly by a 745-98 vote. The district was attempting to pass contracts for both … 0

Letter: Support Flannery in New Ipswich

Monday, March 3, 2014

To the editor: I have known Lisa Flannery since she moved to New Ipswich and we were both trustees of the Trust Funds for our town. Lisa is an outstanding public servant who is a pleasure to work with and a very honest and trustworthy individual. When you … 0

Letter: Supporting Lussier in New Ipswich

Monday, March 3, 2014

To the editor: By now everyone in the small town of New Ipswich is aware that a call was made to Nennie’s Restaurant saying there would be “trouble” if write-in Town Clerk candidate Lisa Flannery was allowed to have a “Meet and Greet” there. Police actually came to … 0

New Ipswich: Alleged bank robber held on $200K bail

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

JAFFREY — A New Ipswich man is being held in lieu of $200,000 cash bail after being arraigned on charges related to an alleged robbery at the New Ipswich TD Bank North on Feb. 21. Eric Lord, 43, … 0