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The Peterborough Chamber of Commerce will host an online art auction from April 22 through May 4.

Peterborough: GET YOUR BIDS IN

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

It’s time to dust off your virtual bidding paddle and prepare for the annual Peterborough Chamber of Commerce’s online art auction, featuring paintings, photographs and sculpture from artists around the region and beyond. This Friday, potential buyers will get the opportunity to view the art and meet the artists during the auction’s art opening. The art will be on display at Sterling Business Management on Route 202 starting Friday and through the art auction, which will be held from April 22 through May 4. Linda Greenwood of Peterborough submitted two of her photographs to the auction this year. Greenwood specializes in photographing florals and landscapes, … 0

Court log: April 8, 2014

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Greenfield police Joshua Forand, 26, of New Boston, operating without a valid license, $124. Whitney Horak, 19, of Lyndeborough, possession of marijuana, $560 with $250 suspended for 12 months on the condition of no further misdemeanors or felonies and no violations for serious or alcohol-related matters; transporting an alcoholic beverage, $372; transportation of a controlled drug, charges not carried forward. Dennis Lorden, 21, … 0

New Ipswich: Board OK’s carnival for June

Monday, April 14, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — East Coast Midways is coming to town in early June, in support of the town’s American Youth Soccer Organization. Mindy Buxton of the AYSO met with the Select Board on Tuesday to discuss the possibility of hosting a carnival, with full-scale rides and games on the Babe Ruth field in the town’s park on Playground Road. Buxton had met with … 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

Basketball: Tourney time

Monday, March 3, 2014

POSTSEASON CONTENDERS Conant boys Senior leadership key to Orioles’ state title hopes Conant’s been through it all before; will their experience pay off in the playoffs? For the Conant Orioles, this is business as usual. While most teams … 0

New Ipswich: Board member sworn in

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — The Select Board voted on Tuesday to appoint Woody Meiszner to the open Select Board position. Meiszner will be taking up the seat left vacant on Feb. 18 by the resignation of former Select Board … 0

Boys basketball: Stauffeneker scores career point 1,000

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

It was a festive night at Mascenic Tuesday when the Vikings took on the Huskies of Monadnock. Junior Jared Stauffeneker came into the game needing 38 points to reach 1,000 for his career, and the crowd was alive … 0

New Ipswich police logs: Feb. 27, 2014

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

New Ipswich Thursday, Feb. 6 Animal complaint: At 11:34 a.m., an Ashby Road resident advised police of a stray tan and black German Shepherd with a chain collar headed up Willard Road. Police found the dog and took custody of him. At approximately 5:30 p.m., the dog owner … 0

New Ipswich: Why Flannery is right for the job

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

To the editor: Vote Lisa Flannery for Town Clerk and Tax Collector for the Town of New Ipswich on March 11. We strongly feel that she would make an excellent candidate for reasons which we will state. First of all, we have known Lisa for the past nine … 0

Letter: Support Somero’s amendment

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

To the editor: I was very surprised to see Brian Somero’s letter to the editor saying to please join himself and others to vote “no” on article 4, the town budget. My surprise being that this is the same person who got up at deliberative session and made … 0