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New Ipswich: Hunter derby horse contest Wednesday

Friday, July 25, 2014

Furnace Brook Farm will host their fifth annual hunter derby at the Monadnock series horse show Wednesday in New Ipswich. Riders will compete for $250 in prize money, sponsored by Stagecoach Hill Farm. Riders of all ages will be asked to jump their horses over a set of 2’3”to 2’6” obstacles with the option of higher fences. The jumps will be natural obstacles, such as logs, brush, and stone walls, in an open field. The top ten horse and rider combinations will be asked to return for a second round. This is the first time that riders finishing in the top four will receive a … 0

New Ipswich: African animals at library

Monday, July 28, 2014

Michelle DeBye of Michelle’s Menagerie will be at the New Ipswich Library on Aug. 7 at 11 a.m., with live African animals. The animals in this program come from the mainland of Africa and the island of Madagascar. The eight animals to be featured are the African Fennec Fox, Hedgehog, Tenrec, Mallard Duck, Partridge, Dove, Tarantula and Ball Python. DeBye will share facts … 0

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 … 0

New Ipswich: Town is facing building repairs

Monday, June 30, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — The town has consulted a structural engineer to take a look at two town buildings, which may require repair in the coming year. During a Select Board meeting on June 24, the board discussed the engineer’s first look at the Old Town Hall and School … 0


Monday, June 16, 2014

Air Force Airman Nicholas Reynolds graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical … 0

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