New Ipswich

Police arrest fugitive wanted on charges of theft, money laundering

Monday, April 20, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A Pennsylvania fugitive wanted on warrants issued by the state of Virginia was arrested Thursday near the rotary on Dublin Road. Harrisonburg police has 11 warrants for Kristiana R. Kufuor, 24, of Pennsylvania, charging her with theft of credit cards, identity fraud, receiving stolen goods and money laundering, all felonies. Officer George Xenakis stopped Kufuor’s vehicle at about … 0

Peterborough: Climate Lobby chapter opens

Monday, April 20, 2015

A chapter of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby has been started in the Monadnock region — the first in the state of New Hampshire. Joel Huberman of Peterborough is one of only a few members of the chapter so far, but hopes to grow the lobby regionally and to see other chapters establish themselves in New Hampshire. The Monadnock group is small, said Huberman … 0

New Ipswich: Fire chief on unpaid leave

Monday, April 20, 2015

Longtime Fire Chief David Leel has been on administrative leave for more than two weeks, pending investigation of what Select Board Chair George Lawrence is calling alleged improprieties. The Select Board was first made aware of an issue on April 3, Lawrence said in an interview Monday. They held an emergency meeting that day, and decided to place Leel on leave without pay. … 0

Finding a home: Family needs a car

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

A current guest at the Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter is the mother of three very well-behaved children. Having lived in this area at one time, the mother knew about MATS. Due to some challenges in the recent past, … 0

Peterborough: Brothers take first place

Monday, April 13, 2015

A panel of three judges sipped 21 varieties of maple syrup, closing their eyes between each taste to immortalize the syrups’ flavors. Meanwhile, several dozen audience members crowded around to sample the same syrups. This was the spectacle … 1

Region: Help available for fuel bills

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Although snowbanks are receding and temperatures slowly rising, Southern New Hampshire Services will be taking applications through April 30 to help renters and homeowners in paying past or future energy bills. Fuel assistance will pay for oil, propane, wood, pellets, kerosene, natural gas or electric heat costs. Payments … 0

ML: Looking for tourist dollars

Monday, April 13, 2015

Last year, state officials expected 14.9 million tourists to visit New Hampshire and spend billions of dollars in the Granite State on anything from maple syrup to craft beer. And this May, for the first time ever, the Monadnock region will be hosting the state Governor’s Conference on … 0

Basketball: Gym Rats host hoops tourney

Monday, April 13, 2015

The New Hampshire Gym Rats hosted a basketball tournament last weekened which drew teams from all around New England to Peterborough and Jaffrey. … 0

Special Olympics: ML

Monday, April 13, 2015

Mascenic Vikings Special Olympics Basketball Team meet the Governor. The Vikings won the silver medal in the 5v5 Basketball Tournament in Division 2 at the State Games in Londonderry on Saturday. Left to right: Josiah Parison, Matt Conrad, … 0

New Ipswich: Skinny Cat Rd. land for sale

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Kinder Morgan has been tight-lipped about possible locations for compressor stations that would serve its proposed natural gas pipeline, but concern is high that a property in New Ipswich may fit the bill. The nearly 300-acre property at 40 Skinny Cat Rd. in New Ipswich is currently on … 1

Jaffrey/New Ipswich: From Mad Man to romance

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Shannon Stirnweis got his start the same way as many young artists — by smearing paint on his grandmother’s newly-hung wallpaper as a toddler. A new retrospective exhibit centering around Stirnweis, a New Ipswich oil painter, at the … 0

Track: Vikings, Orioles hot at Campbell

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Having proven themselves among the best in winning the Division III cross-country State Championships, the Mascenic boys’ track team put up some impressive numbers at Tuesday’s meet at Campbell. Being used to “bust the rust off” and get … 0

New Ipswich: Pipeline revenue is questioned

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — Research by Town Assessor David Marazoff shows the tax revenue expected from a proposed natural gas pipeline is significantly lower than those suggested by the line’s developer, Kinder Morgan. At the behest of Town Administrator Joanne Meshna, Mazaroff did research into the possible value of … 1