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

Wedding announcement: Matthew Lambert — Mariah Somero

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Mariah Somero, daughter of Bruce and Bonnie Somero, and Matthew Lambert, son of Virginia Lambert and the late David Lambert, were married at Sawyer Farm, Jaffrey, on June 21, 2014 in a double-ring ceremony. The bride was escorted … 0

Graduation: Graduation

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Emily Glavey graduated from Cambridge University, Cambridgeshire, England on July 27, earning a master’s degree in environmental policy. She is a 2003 Mascenic High School graduate and the daughter of Cheryl Glavey and Matthew Glavey of New Ipswich. … 0

Letter: Conservatives won’t take us far

Friday, September 12, 2014

To the editor: In his letter of Aug. 28, Mr. Brian Somero urges readers to “Do homework, vote conservative.” If he expects this to solve our immigration problems, he is sadly mistaken. Had he done his homework, he would have found that the recent peak in net illegal … 0

New Ipswich: Fundraiser for victims of house fire

Monday, September 15, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Friends of the Paris family, who lost their home to a fire last week, have been pulling together to raise money to help the family get back on its feet. In the early hours of … 0

Jaffrey: Lyons wins Gilmore triathlon

Monday, September 15, 2014

Cool conditions and sunny weather greeted the triathletes Sunday morning for the first annual Gilmore Pond Triathlon. The cooler conditions and hilly course did not deter some strong performances however. The first athlete to arrive at the finish … 0

Primary results are in, as region readies for General Election

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Democrats Peter Leishman, the incumbent, and Ivy Vann of Peterborough have won the primary for two state representative seats in Hillsborough District 24, which includes Peterborough, edging out fellow Democratic candidate Kath Allen. Gary Carpenter of Peterborough has … 0

New Ipswich: Giants tower over Vikings

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Although Mascenic’s girls field hockey team showed flashes of strong play, they couldn’t keep answering Bishop Brady on Tuesday. The Vikings lost 4-1 to Brady of Concord. Following their loss, Mascenic’s coach, Selena Shaw, said the team played … 0

Roundup: ConVal boys stay undefeated after home win

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

ConVal boys soccer The Cougars faced Monadnock in ConVal’s first home game of the season on Tuesday afternoon. The game was 0-0 at half; 4:12 into the second half, Nate Sullivan scored on a feed from Ian Szep … 0

Rindge: No yields in search for ‘spice’

Friday, September 5, 2014

Editor’s note: This article appears in the Sept. 6 edition of the Concord Monitor. In recent weeks, Rep. Susan Emerson of Rindge has trekked around to dozens of stores in her community and nearby towns in search of “spice,” or the synthetic marijuana substance that prompted Gov. Maggie … 0

New Ipswich: Puppy alerts family to fire

Monday, September 8, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — A 3-month-old puppy perished in an early morning home fire at 5 Ashby Rd. on Monday, but not before alerting homeowners to the emergency. The one-story home is owned by Mark and Kim Paris, who … 0