New Ipswich

Mason: Pipeline meeting draws big crowd

Monday, December 15, 2014

MASON — So many citizens showed up to Saturday’s meeting on the proposed Kinder Morgan natural gas pipeline that would run through town that organizers had to turn some away. In all, more than 150 people from multiple towns filled the Mason Elementary School, to standing-room-only capacity, to hear talks advocating against the pipeline. The pipeline, as proposed by Tennessee Gas Pipeline Inc., a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan, would be co-located along existing powerlines through Mason, Rindge, New Ipswich and Greenville, among other southern New Hampshire towns. Earlier this month, Tennessee Gas named the southern New Hampshire route as its preferred route, taking the place … 0

Rindge: Market Basket now fully in Artie T.’s hands

Monday, December 15, 2014

The sale of Market Basket to Arthur T. “Artie T.” Demoulas was completed Friday afternoon, after it was announced in September that Demoulas and his sisters reached an agreement to buy the grocery chain from their cousins, and that the sale would be finalized over the next several months. According to a press release Market Basket issued Friday, Artie T. and his side … 0

Letter: Natural gas is not the answer

Thursday, December 11, 2014

To the editor: This is in response to the letter by Charles Saari in the Dec. 9 edition. Increasing dependence on natural gas will not lower energy costs. More natural gas is not needed to meet our heating or electricity needs. The industry’s justification is based on a peak demand scenario that occurs a few hours a day on a few days a … 0

Editorial: The 2015 ‘In the Spirit of Giving’ campaign is on

Monday, November 24, 2014

Now in its fifth year, the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript’s “In the Spirit of Giving” campaign aims once again to help connect readers with local nonprofits in need. This year, we’re focusing on the people who are helped by their efforts. This holiday season leading up to the New Year, … 0

New Ipswich: Holiday bazaar set to raise funds for library

Friday, November 14, 2014

The New Ipswich Library is hosting its Third Annual Shopping Bazaar on Nov. 29, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. It’s a chance to support the New Ipswich Library. This year’s vendors include Avon, Mary Kay, Tupperware, Pampered Chef, 31 Gifts, Scentsy, lia sophia, Usborne Children’s Books, Vantel … 0

Achievement:

Monday, November 3, 2014

Emari Traffie of New Ipswich, a student at Emerson College, Boston Mass., has secured an internship position at global production company Caviar, which will take place between September and December. The internship is part of the experience at the college’s new facility located on Sunset Boulevard in Los … 0

New Ipswich Police Log, Nov. 20, 2014

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, Oct. 31 Medical call: At 10:52 a.m., police assisted Souhegan Valley Ambulance with a report of a 50-year-old Mason Road resident vomiting and having difficulty breathing. The man was conscious and alert. Community policing: At 5 p.m. police conducted an area check during Halloween between … 0

Letter: Outraged over high tax bill

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

To the editor: In regard to the recent New Ipswich property tax bills, I hope that a lot more folks are finally as outraged as I’ve been for many years. I’m sure that there are many who are wondering why such a large increase. Juggle it any which … 1

Viewpoint: About the pipeline, whom can you believe?

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

These days we’ve been hearing a great deal about two power projects: Northern Pass and the natural gas pipeline. We hear a lot of conflicting opinion about whether these projects are good or even necessary for New Hampshire and New England. Last January, the six New England governors … 0

Letter: Speaker of the House nominee

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

To the editor: William O’Brien returns to Speakership of N.H. House of Representatives. Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it. Mike Bradley Hillsborough Editor’s note: State Rep. Bill O’Brien (R-Mont Vernon) was nominated to serve as the next Speaker of the House. The … 0

Letter: A forgotten Muslim legacy

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

To the editor: One of the greatest crimes committed against patriotism has been obfuscating historical truths of the vibrant and multicultural tapestry of the American history. A forgotten legacy of Muslims who fought, bled, and died in the American Revolutionary War, Civil War, Civil Rights and more have … 0

New Ipswich: Shopping bazaar scheduled

Friday, November 14, 2014

The New Ipswich Library is hosting its 3rd Annual Shopping Bazaar on Nov. 29 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Stop by to get started on your holiday shopping and support the New Ipswich Library at the same time. Refreshments, including home-baked goodies and coffee, will be served … 0

Letter: Network neutrality is only fair

Friday, November 14, 2014

To the editor: President Obama asked the Federal Communications Commission to set the strongest possible rules to protect network neutrality as it writes new Internet traffic regulations. He said the FCC should reclassify broadband service to be regulated like a public utility. This would mean that Internet service … 0