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Album review: The Chatfield Phoenix offers up duality and emotion on latest release

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

“Nest of Bones,” the new album by Hancock/Peterborough duo The Chatfield Phoenix, is an exercise in duality. Seth Chatfield and Adam Phoenix play off each other perfectly, with a pair of acoustic guitars and vocal harmonies twisting and fusing together to form one voice, at sometimes plaintive, at others rising in an animalian snarl. Role reversal plays a big part here, from the album art, the onstage persona and even the music itself. The title track finds the two trailing each other vocally, Phoenix nipping at Chatfield’s heels; the next track, “For the Birds,” flips that script in what may be the catchiest song about … 0

New Ipswich: Old Town Hall deemed unsafe

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Despite an earlier decision to allow th e use of the Old Town Hall for an annual rummage sale at the Children’s Fair, the Select Board recently overturned that decision after hearing the limits that would have to be placed on the building in order for the fire chief to issue an occupancy permit. The hall will now be used only … 0

New Ipswich: Willow Brook buffer zone debated

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Conservation Commission Chair Bob Boynton voiced his concerns about the cutting away of a buffer zone to Willow Brook during the July 15 Select Board meeting. The removal of trees on Academy Road property, owned by Russ Salo, that borders Willow Brook — a tributary of the Souhegan River — is a problem, said Boynton, as the town’s ordinances stipulate … 1

Court Log: June 26

Monday, June 30, 2014

Jaffrey Police Patricia Bellerose, 20, of Jaffrey, simple assault, commitment to the House of Correction for 30 days with 30 days suspended for 12 months on condition of no further misdemeanors or felonies and no violations for serious matters. Michelle Griffin, 47, of New Hampton, theft, commitment to … 0


Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Katelynn Kelleher of New Ipswich was named to the president’s list for the spring session at Lakes Region Community College, Laconia. She is majoring in fire science. To make the list a student must have a 3.75 grade point average or above. Ryan McQuade of Lyndeborough was named … 0


Monday, June 23, 2014

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Boston (Mass.) University: Daniel Faris of Jaffrey, J. Scott Jarvela of New Ipswich, and Samuel Maloy of Rindge. Each school and college at Boston University has their own criterion for the dean’s list, but … 0

New Ipswich/Temple: Robotics Club takes first place

Monday, June 23, 2014

Robots are moving through the water, navigating obstacles, carefully picking up and transporting debris littering the floor. This operation could be going on down on the sea floor, with the robots operated by fully trained engineers. Instead, it … 0

Court log: June 24, 2014

Monday, June 23, 2014

Dublin Police Ryan Demers, 24, of Merrimack, driving after suspension, $310; suspended registration, $274 with $150 suspended for 24 months on condition of no further misdemeanors or felonies and no violations for serious motor vehicle matters. Louisa Munk Wells, 22, of Temple, operating without a valid license, $124. … 0

New Ipswich police logs: June 24, 2014

Monday, June 23, 2014

New Ipswich Saturday, June 14 Theft: at 3:32 p.m., police received a report of a real estate sign stoled from the intersection of Ashby Road and Wheller Road. Sunday, June 15 Accident: At 5:49 p.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Page Hill Road, where a … 0


Monday, June 23, 2014

The following students graduated from Assumption College, Worcester, Mass., on May 17, earning bachelor’s degrees: Anne Bara, biology, and Devon Holmes, economics, both of New Ipswich; and Katie Kennedy of Wilton, major in mathematics and minor in foundations in western civilization. … 0


Monday, June 23, 2014

The following students graduated from UMass Lowell, May 17: Gavin Black of Mason, master’s degree in mathematics; Benjamin Blais of New Ipswich, bachelor’s degree in computer science; Stephen Ganoe, bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, and Andrew Heon, bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, both of Rindge. … 0

New Ipswich: Drug case results in suspended sentence

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — After reaching a plea agreement, a New Ipswich man charged with multiple counts of drug possession and possession has received a suspended sentence. Charles Greenleaf, 41, of New Ipswich, was arrested on March 26 after … 0

New Ipswich: Fire Department hosts Red Cross blood drive

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

The New Ipswich Fire Department is teaming up with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive on Friday, at Mascenic High School in New Ipswich. The blood drive will be held from noon to 5:00 p.m. and donors of all blood types are currently needed, especially … 0