New Ipswich

Fairpoint employees in New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine are on strike after the telecommunications provider declared an impasse during contract renegotiations.

Peterborough: Fairpoint workers picketing over contract negotiations

Monday, October 20, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A handful of local Fairpoint technicians picketing on Concord Street outside the Fairpoint facility on Monday and Friday are some of the 1,700 employees on strike in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine, after a failed attempt by two unions to renegotiate the unionized workforces’s contract. These employees — part of the Communications Workers of America and the International … 0

Temple/Greenville Mason/New Ipswich: Warm clothing drive through Nov. 20

Friday, October 17, 2014

The Souhegan Lion’s Club and the Greenville Lioness Club are holding their annual Warm Clothing Drive through Nov. 20. Clothing, shoes, boots, winter gear and blankets may be brought to the Temple or Mason town libraries, Post Office or Sacred Heart Church in Greenville, or Nennie’s 5 Star Cafe’ & Catering or Trustee Service in New Ipswich. All donated items will be distributed … 0

New Ipswich police logs: Oct. 21, 2014

Monday, October 20, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, Oct. 10 Be on the lookout: At 8:15 a.m., police received a notice from Milford Police to be on the lookout for a white Jeep Liberty with a Bonneville and Sons plate on the front and a red and white temporary plate on the back, that was last seen at 9 p.m., on Oct. 9, and had been taken from … 0

Letter: Wasteful spenders in the voting booth

Thursday, October 2, 2014

To the editor: I want to sincerely thank the employees of Market Basket who put their careers on the line to support Arthur T. Demoulas. Also thanks to the shoppers for a fantastic boycott. New England is a very expensive place to live and heavily taxed so we … 0

Editorial: A call to action on the heroin problem

Monday, October 6, 2014

“Heroin — ‘This problem is here’” was a headline on last Thursday’s front page. For some of us, that was news. For others, it wasn’t. Ron Smith lost his son to a heroin overdose more than two years ago. Today, he tells his story. We know others in … 0

Achievement:

Monday, September 29, 2014

Allison Ray of New Ipswich was awarded a $6,000 Hach Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Scholarship, which is awarded to recent graduates and professionals with limited work experience with interest in becoming secondary chemistry teachers. The award is presented by The American Chemical Society, a nonprofit organization chartered by the U.S. … 0

New Ipswich police logs: Oct. 2, 2014

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, Sept. 12 Suspicious activity: At 9:09 a.m., a Page Hill Road resident told police she has been receiving a lot of hang-up phone calls. Police advised her to contact her phone service and to purchase a caller ID. Suspicious driver: At 4:44 p.m., police were … 0

Market Basket: An extraordinary story of employee support

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

First, some background: DeMoulas Super Markets, Inc., under the trade name Market Basket, is a chain of 71 supermarkets in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts, with headquarters in Tewksbury, Mass. From 1990 through late August 2014, the company was the center of controversy as the families of cousins … 0

New Ipswich police log: Sept. 30, 2014

Monday, September 29, 2014

New Ipswich Wednesday, Sept. 3 Animal control: At 7:10 a.m., an Ashlawn Farm Road resident found a small brown and white Pomeranian-like dog in her driveway. The resident informed police that the dog came out of the woods before it collapsed in her driveway. She had never seen … 0

Cross-country: Fafard, Bilodeau win at homecoming

Monday, September 22, 2014

Take cool, dry conditions, a cross country course in excellent condition, the aura of homecoming and one of the strongest teams in Division III and what do you get? Some strong performances and fast times. On the rolling … 0

New Ipswich police log: Sept. 23, 2014

Monday, September 22, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, Aug. 22 Motor vehicle accident: At 1 a.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Davis Village Road, near Dark Lane. James Bishop of New Ipswich fell asleep while driving and missed the turn, crashing his pickup truck. Bishop was not injured. Hit and … 0

Viewpoint: How to build community — it’s about relationships

Monday, September 22, 2014

In Deb McGrath’s thoughtful submission she identified one of the critical components of highly functioning learning community and democratic society as listening. Listening creates the conditions for building community. When we bring people together for a public forum and provide the opportunity for each person to have a … 0

Achievement: Achievement

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Massachusetts Lowell: Benjamin Blais of New Ipswich, majoring in computer science; Emery Doucet of Mason, majoring in physics; and Stephen Ganoe of Rindge, majoring in mechanical engineering. To make the list … 0