New Ipswich

New Ipswich: Bridgework on the horizon

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Bridgework scheduled to start next year on the state-owned Highbridge Bridge will have implications for traffic in town, as the work is scheduled to close down a section of Route 124 for a period that could stretch from April to October of next year. Replacing the bridge is expected to cost the state $3.4 million. The bridge is currently on the state’s red list, which requires a … 0

Basketball: RISING TO THE TOP

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

He’s just too quick. Mascenic opponents who have been tasked with the unappealing assignment of defending junior Jared Stauffeneker will all tell you the same thing — speed is the weapon of choice for the wiry young redhead. This season, that quickness helped him achieve one of high school basketball’s greatest milestones — … 0

New Ipswich: Capitalizing on food waste

Monday, April 21, 2014

People are becoming increasingly aware of the ecological benefits of not tossing out materials such as paper, glass, plastic and cardboard. But how many think about recycling food waste? Most don’t, and those that do tend to use it for composting. The decomposition of food waste, however, does have an effect on the … 0

Court log: March 11, 2014

Monday, March 17, 2014

Dublin police Todd Bissell, 43, of Keene, speeding, $372. Deborah Southwell, 51, of Marlborough, littering, $297.60. Greenfield police Benjamin Anthony, 23, of Greenfield, possession of marijuana, $560 with $250 suspended for 12 months on the condition of no further misdemeanors or felonies and no violations for serious matters. … 0

New Ipswich: Town budget fails by 18 votes

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — The town’s budget this year failed, leaving the town with $50,000 to cut from its proposed budget. Next year, the town will have to go through a new process to form its budget, with a … 0

Mascenic School District: School budget passes by a landslide

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Budget and teacher contracts passed in both New Ipswich and Greenville this year. The school budget is set at $17,863,771, passed overwhelmingly by a 745-98 vote. The district was attempting to pass contracts for both … 0

Letter: Support Flannery in New Ipswich

Monday, March 3, 2014

To the editor: I have known Lisa Flannery since she moved to New Ipswich and we were both trustees of the Trust Funds for our town. Lisa is an outstanding public servant who is a pleasure to work with and a very honest and trustworthy individual. When you … 0

Letter: Supporting Lussier in New Ipswich

Monday, March 3, 2014

To the editor: By now everyone in the small town of New Ipswich is aware that a call was made to Nennie’s Restaurant saying there would be “trouble” if write-in Town Clerk candidate Lisa Flannery was allowed to have a “Meet and Greet” there. Police actually came to … 0

New Ipswich: Alleged bank robber held on $200K bail

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

JAFFREY — A New Ipswich man is being held in lieu of $200,000 cash bail after being arraigned on charges related to an alleged robbery at the New Ipswich TD Bank North on Feb. 21. Eric Lord, 43, … 0

Basketball: In the zone

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

It was the Mascenic boys basketball team’s first home playoff game in years, and they did not disappoint. Jared Stauffeneker and the Vikings dominated from wire-to-wire on Tuesday, playing a near-flawless game against their first-round opponent, Sanborn. Even … 0

New Ipswich Town Clerk/Tax Collector: Availability, cutting costs at the forefront

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

LISA FLANNERY Occupation: Self-employed Realtor Time living in town: 17 years Previously elected offices: Trustee of Trust Funds Other qualifications: 30 years experience in customer service; 20 years experience in the computer industry; three-term Trustee of Trust Funds working with several departments in town; member of the Video … 0

Letter: Show support for Mascenic staff

Monday, March 3, 2014

To the editor: Articles 3 and 5 of the Mascenic Regional School District warrant represent achievement of goals the School Board had upon entering negotiations: more competitive pay for teachers and compliance with the Affordable Care Act. Both are important components of the district’s strategic plan, which makes … 0

Voting 2014:

Monday, March 3, 2014

Antrim Amendment 1: Would amend the definition of a home occupation to allow one non-resident employee to work for those who operate a business out of their home, or structures on their property. Amendment 2: Would permit home occupations in all districts. Amendment 3: Would remove home occupations … 0