New Ipswich

Harold Thomas McCarthy  of New Ipswich, left, sits with friends Nikolas Larson and Charles Rodriguez, surrounded by bags of food they helped pack for the Summer 2015 Got Lunch program.

Jaffrey / Rindge: Churches fill summer food gap

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Church-led Got Lunch summer program fed 120 children …

New Ipswich: Boy, 2, lost for two hours

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

A missing toddler was returned safely home after being missing in the woods for nearly two hours on Wednesday. The 2-year-old boy was outside playing with siblings when he wandered off, according to Lt. Sean Cavanaugh of the New Ipswich Police Department. Siblings and the boy’s parents first searched for him themselves for about half an hour, but failing to find him, called …

Cross-country: Local high school runners ready to make noise

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

The Conant, ConVal and Mascenic cross-country teams are looking to make some noise this fall on the wooded trails of Derryfield Park and Mines Falls. With the youth movement in place and team member numbers on the rise, hopes for a strong season are on the rise. The ConVal boys team is looking …

Engagement announcement: Meghan Kargela — Reuben Somero

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Mr. and Mrs. Kurt Kargela of Rindge have announced the engagement of their daughter, Meghan, to Reuben Somero, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Somero of New Ipswich and the late Bernice Somero. The bride-to-be and her fiance …

Letter: Adding my opinion to the discussion

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

To the editor: I have read with interest the ongoing discourse between Ms. Saenger and Mr. Sirvint. I do not know either of these individuals but it is sad that after all these years there remains so much animosity. However, I feel an urge to add my opinion, …

Editorial: Is SWRPC response too little, too late?

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

With the level of opposition to the proposed natural gas pipeline in the region, we are puzzled by the Southwest Region Planning Commission’s seemingly delayed response. Just two weeks before the close of the official comment period at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the SWRPC is starting an …

Peterborough: Doctors talk MMJ pros and cons

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — As the state readies its medical marijuana facilities, physicians are divided over recommending it to patients once it becomes available to them next year. Some welcome the new treatment option, while others plan to tread lightly. “It’s a frontier in healthcare,” said Dr. Terrance McNamara, a …

Thursday, August 13, 2015

People of all ages love the music from the World War II era, 1939-1945. On Thursday, Aug. 27, the New Ipswich Library will host “Songs and Stories of World War II - Popular Wartime Songs and Their Stories You Didn’t Know.” Richard Kruppa will present the program, which …

Federal aid to N.H. for January blizzard

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

State and federal officials say more than $1 million in federal assistance has been delivered to New Hampshire to help cover costs of the January 26-28, 2015 severe winter storm and snow storm that buried parts of the state under two to three feet of snow. According to …

Peterborough: Let’s see a movie

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Fists fly between Ant-Man and his nemesis, Yellowjacket. The unspoken tension between two characters staring at each other across a table. Spoiler alert — a kiss. These are silent moments a visually impaired moviegoer might miss watching the …

New Ipswich police log: Aug. 20, 2015

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

New Ipswich Monday, Aug. 10 Alarm: At 3:42 p.m., police were advised of an alarm activation on Smith Drive. The owner advised the alarm was accidental. Tuesday, Aug. 11 OHRV complaint: At 7:14 p.m., police were advised through a trustee of the Koivola Trust of possible trespassing and …

Viewpoint: Lessons learned from Elsa

Friday, August 14, 2015

Elsa came to visit this summer and left me with some things to ponder. Her approach to life is enviable. She begins every day with determination. A hearty breakfast is a must. Physical activity — lots of it — is essential for her well-being, and if you are …

Letters: An irresponsible budget veto

Monday, August 17, 2015

To the editor: I’ve had the pleasure of serving District 17 in the New Hampshire Senate this year. The Legislature has worked on nearly 1,000 pieces of legislation, including the state’s operating budget. Among the many actions we’ve sought in the budget which are aimed at bettering the …