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Highbridge Hill Elementary School children enjoy the sunshine on Wednesday during their first recess of the year.

Mascenic School District: Hanging out at school

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Highbridge Hill Elementary School second and third graders enjoy a stint in the sunshine during their recess on the first day of school on Wednesday. … 0

Editorial: Collaboration is the key to survival

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The Monadnock region is rich in its commitment to education and the arts. It’s a place where people have long come for training and praxis in the theater, visual arts, music, as well as humanities. Close to 70 years ago, the Sharon Arts Center was incorporated with a mission to, as its website says, “provide education in the theory and practice of the … 0

Letter: Kuster’s record speaks for itself

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

To the editor: Back in February of this year, Congresswoman Annie Kuster actually said in a radio interview that she was “probably one of the strongest supporters of the president in the entire United States Congress.” If you don’t believe me, feel free to look it up on the Internet so you can hear it for yourself. In August, as President Obama’s poll … 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 … 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 … 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 … 1

Peterborough: Souhegan Lions hold annual meeting

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Souhegan Lions Club, serving the towns of Greenville, Temple, New Ipswich and Mason, had their annual cookout at MacDowell Dam State Park on June 22. In addition to a fun outing for club members, the group also … 0

New Ipswich: Fundraiser for town pool to be held at Nennie’s this Sunday

Monday, July 21, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — A fundraiser will be held this weekend to raise money to purchase a computer to be used at the New Ipswich Town Pool. Pool Director Elizabeth Pogorzelski is organizing a cookout at Nennie’s 5 Star Café in New Ipswich on Sunday from 3 to 7 … 0

Graduation:

Monday, July 14, 2014

Nicole Zichella of New Ipswich graduated from the New England School of Communications, Bangor, Maine, on May 10, earning a Bachelor of Science in communications technology. … 0

Achievement:

Monday, July 14, 2014

The following students were named to the high honors list for the spring semester at the New England School of Communications, Bangor, Maine: Nicole Zichella of New Ipswich, and Andrew Martin and Adam Ciardelli, both of Peterborough. … 0

Wedding announcement: Peter Chirichiello — Lindsey Ryder

Monday, July 21, 2014

Lindsey Ryder, daughter of Debra and Scott Ryder of Lancaster, and Peter Chirichiello, son of Amy Proctor of Keene and Richard Chirichiello of Auburn, were married June 28, 2014 in the gardens of Granite Post Farm, New Ipswich, … 0

Baseball: Signups start now for Babe Ruth program

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Signups for our Babe Ruth Summer Baseball program run for the next two weeks. It is open to all players from the Conant, ConVal and Mascenic areas who played or were eligible to play during the regular Babe Ruth season as well as those who are moving up … 0

Birth announcement:

Monday, July 21, 2014

Born at Monadnock Community Hospital, Peterborough: KROOK: A boy, Porter Everett, weighing 7 pounds, 6 ounces, to Gabriel and Emma (Hannu) Krook of New Ipswich, July 7, 2014. He joins siblings Tyrus, Brielle and Shelton. Grandparents are Eric and Patsie Krook of New Ipswich, and Roger and Sandra … 0