New Ipswich

Mascenic School District: Central is still for sale

Thursday, December 18, 2014

After the Hillsborough County Superior Court ruling that upheld up the Zoning Board of Adjustment’s decision to deny Dollar General a variance to build a store on the current Central Elementary School property, the district will have to find a new potential buyer. The school has been on the market for three years, since elementary students were moved to the new Highbridge Hill Elementary School in 2011. The school and … 0

Cross-country: Viking runners building a legacy

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Over the 2014 season — and, indeed, the last 10 years — the Mascenic cross-country team has made a name for itself. They have been known as a running powerhouse and always have competitive athletes. They bring some of the best in the state year after year. This year, they took it to … 0

New Ipswich: Smith, Lucas run on Olympic stage

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Two local youth runners from New Ipswich recently returned from the Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships held in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Over 3000 runners from every part of the country descended on the Whispering Pines Golf Course to participate in this National Championship. Both members of the Highbridge Hill Running Club, Logan … 0

Editorial: Retail store owners mean business

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

This weekend retailers across the country are competing for your dollars, including our downtown merchants and other locally owned stores. The Plaid Friday and Cider Monday campaigns, designed to win over shoppers for the independently owned shops the weekend after Thanksgiving, have been making strides in recent years. … 0

‘It could be the primary route’

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Groups of residents in Mason and Rindge are beginning to band together in opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that could be routed through their communities, as well as New Ipswich and Greenville. The Rindge Select Board has come out firmly in opposition to the project, while … 0

Reimers Reason: Just passing through: the story of fracked gas, the Northern Pass, and tar sands in New Hampshire

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

With no east-west interstate and a wild northern section, New Hampshire has long been more of a destination than a pass-through state for human travelers. However, fossil fuels are passing through all the time. Several existing pipelines already … 0

New Ipswich: Officials unclear how $5, 000 missing tax payment be made up

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Town officials say they have not made a determination yet on where funds to replace a $5,000 tax payment taken from the town offices in February will come from. In an interview Monday, Select Board Chair George Lawrence said that the board has not made … 0

New Ipswich: Winter clothing drive seeks donations

Friday, November 21, 2014

The Warm Hands, Warm Hearts winter clothing drive sponsored by New Ipswich Congregational Church is underway now to benefit Boston-area homeless. Items needed include: new men and women’s socks and undergarments, new men’s sweatshirts and hoodies, toiletries, hats, mittens, and scarves. Monetary donations can be made out to … 0

Editorial: What’s our community New Year’s resolution?

Monday, November 24, 2014

New Hampshire’s youth. Growing our economy. Seeding innovation and creativity. The future of education. The local food movement. Poverty. These are the topics Community Conversations — a monthly forum co-sponsored by the Monadnock Center for History & Culture and the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript — has tackled in its very … 0

Editorial: The 2015 ‘In the Spirit of Giving’ campaign is on

Monday, November 24, 2014

Now in its fifth year, the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript’s “In the Spirit of Giving” campaign aims once again to help connect readers with local nonprofits in need. This year, we’re focusing on the people who are helped by their efforts. This holiday season leading up to the New Year, … 0

New Ipswich: Holiday bazaar set to raise funds for library

Friday, November 14, 2014

The New Ipswich Library is hosting its Third Annual Shopping Bazaar on Nov. 29, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. It’s a chance to support the New Ipswich Library. This year’s vendors include Avon, Mary Kay, Tupperware, Pampered Chef, 31 Gifts, Scentsy, lia sophia, Usborne Children’s Books, Vantel … 0

Achievement:

Monday, November 3, 2014

Emari Traffie of New Ipswich, a student at Emerson College, Boston Mass., has secured an internship position at global production company Caviar, which will take place between September and December. The internship is part of the experience at the college’s new facility located on Sunset Boulevard in Los … 0

New Ipswich Police Log, Nov. 20, 2014

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, Oct. 31 Medical call: At 10:52 a.m., police assisted Souhegan Valley Ambulance with a report of a 50-year-old Mason Road resident vomiting and having difficulty breathing. The man was conscious and alert. Community policing: At 5 p.m. police conducted an area check during Halloween between … 0