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New Ipswich: Town website overhaul debate continues

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Disagreement between town officials and the town’s volunteer webmaster on how to revamp the town website has the Select Board mulling the issue. Bob Boynton, who has managed the town’s website and some of the departmental offshoot pages for more than a decade, told the board during its Tuesday meeting that he agrees with the board on the need for a new website. Not only is the … 0

Cross-country: Granite State Flash racers head to nationals

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Four local cross-country runners qualified for the USATF Junior Olympic National championships to be held on Dec. 13 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Logan Lucas and Amelia Smith of New Ipswich, Annika Madeja of Peterborough and Aaron Bresnick of Jaffrey all ran their way to the National Championships this past Sunday at Cony … 0

New Ipswich: Still no administrator after 6 months

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — The town is approaching six months without a Town Administrator, with no likely candidates in sight, according to town officials. “There haven’t been any developments on it,” said Select Board Chair George Lawrence in an interview Wednesday, when asked about the status of the search for a new administrator. The Select Board has been searching for a replacement for Roberta … 0

Editorial: Granite Staters vote free, too

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Once again, New Hampshire voters proved their independence on Tuesday. On the national level, the election results were clearly bad news for President Obama and the Democratic party, as Republicans captured enough seats to take control of the U.S. Senate, regardless of how a couple of close races … 0

Cross-country: Wet conditions slow Meet of Champs

Monday, November 3, 2014

The Mascenic men’s cross-country team was holding onto the hope that it might squeak its way into the New England championships with a top six finish this past Saturday at the Meet of Champions held at Nashua South … 0

Greenville: Scout troop collecting food

Thursday, October 30, 2014

On Saturday, Boy Scout Troop 122 will be collecting food items from residents of Greenville and Temple. Residents are asked to place a bag of non-perishable food items on their door step or next to their mailbox before 8:30 a.m. on Saturday. Scouts will pick up the items … 0

Peterborough: Chamber forum on ACA, Wednesday

Monday, November 3, 2014

The Peterborough, Jaffrey and Rindge Chambers of Commere have banded together to present “Affordable Care Act Options in the Monadnock Region” with speakers Laura Gingras and Molly Lockwood from Monadnock Community Hospital. The presentation is Wednesday from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Monadnock Country Club in Peterborough. … 0

Birth announcement: Birth announcement

Monday, October 13, 2014

Born at Monadnock Community Hospital, Peterborough: MORIN: A boy, William Leo, weighing 7 pounds, 10 ounces, to Karl and Amanda Morin of New Ipswich, Oct. 6, 2014. Grandparents are James and Lyssa Morin and Dominic and Susan Murgido. … 0

Halloween: Scary stories from local students

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Monadnock madness by Wolfgang Morlock of Rindge age 11 Applewild School Fitchburg, Mass. One day there were three kids.They were 11,12 and 13 year olds. When they were climbing up Mount Monadnock suddenly there was a crazy wind and the wind was howling. Then they looked and saw … 0

New Ipswich: Paranormal talk at library Thursday

Monday, October 27, 2014

Shane Sirois, a paranormal expert, will be visiting the New Ipswich Library on Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. He will talk about the mechanics of the paranormal and how it works with an emphasis on haunts. Sirois wishes to simplify the paranormal experiences so that people can have … 0

Cross-country: LaBrie leads the way for Boynton at middle school race

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

On a dark and overcast day that both threatened rain and breaks of sun, 2900 middle school cross country athletes took to the trails of Londonderry to contest the 41st New Hampshire Middle School cross country championships. The … 0

Backyard Birder: Notes from the (hawk) watch: The daily account is more than numbers

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Last November, as the fall hawkwatch season up on Pack Monadnock came to an end, my Backyard Birder column was mostly excerpts from Hawkwatcher Henry’s daily reports. Each day’s count is submitted to a continent-wide network of hawkwatches, … 0

Peterborough: Fairpoint workers picketing over contract negotiations

Monday, October 20, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A handful of local Fairpoint technicians picketing on Concord Street outside the Fairpoint facility on Monday and Friday are some of the 1,700 employees on strike in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine, after a failed attempt … 0