New Ipswich

Cathy Lanigan has several  "No Pipeline" lawn signs in front of her home on Concord Street in Peterborough.

Pipeline: Feeling the ripple effect

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Even though Cathy Lanigan doesn’t live in a town that will be traversed by Kinder Morgan’s Northeast Energy Direct pipeline project, she defiantly displays several “Stop the Pipeline” signs on her lawn on Concord Street. “If I don’t want it in my backyard, why somebody else’s?” she said, citing concerns about the pipeline’s impact on the environment, real estate and … 0

Mason: ZBA again denies rehearing for Marty’s

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Zoning Board of Adjustment has now twice denied a request for a rehearing from Marty’s Driving Range. Marty’s, co-owned by Martin Ruggiero and his daughter Nicole Ruggiero, both of Mason, applied for a variance last month to hold twice-weekly outdoor concerts at the business, which includes a driving range, a restaurant, an outdoor bar, an ice cream stand and batting cages. The … 0

Jaffrey: Motorcyclist injured in crash Friday

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

A New Ipswich man was injured in a two-vehicle accident Friday afternoon, when his motorcycle collided with another vehicle. At 1:15 p.m., police responded to an accident report where Douglas Griffis, 28, of New Ipswich, was driving his 2012 Kawasaki KLR650 west near 315 Mountain Road when he came upon a 2015 BMW X3, driven by Laura Tolman, 41, of Dublin, that was … 0

New Ipswich police log: June 23, 2015

Monday, June 22, 2015

New Ipswich Saturday, June 13 Harassment: At 12:50 p.m. police took a report from an Old Wilton Road resident that she was receiving text messages from an ex-boyfriend after requesting that he not contact her. Police talked with the man and advised him that further contact could result … 0

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Monday, June 22, 2015

Julia Shields of New Ipswich, a senior, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Bentley University, Waltham, Massachusetts. To make the list a full-time student must have a grade point average of 3.3 or higher with no course grade below 2.0 during the term. … 0

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Monday, June 22, 2015

Andrew Donahue of Rindge and Melissa Shaw of New Ipswich were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts. To make the list students must achieve a 3.5 grade point average for a five-class, 15-credit semester. Donahue and Shaw are both members … 0

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Monday, June 22, 2015

J. Scott Jarvela of New Ipswich was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Boston (Massachusetts) University. … 0

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Monday, June 22, 2015

Julie Forest of New Ipswich and Cassandra Daisy of Antrim were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Stonehill College, Easton, Massachusetts. To make the list students must have a semester grade point average of 3.50 or better and must have completed successfully all courses … 0

Hassan vetoes testing opt-out

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Gov. Maggie Hassan vetoed a bill last week that would have allowed parents to withdraw children from statewide assessment testing, saying it undercuts the evaluation process, puts federal funding for schools in jeopardy, and sets a dangerous precedent. The bill, HB 603, was spurred by opposition to the … 0

Mascenic: Marshall chosen as high school principal

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Tom Marshall will be taking up the reins at Mascenic High School as its new principal. The School Board announced Monday that Marshall was its pick over the other finalist under consideration, Scott Strainge, to replace current Principal … 0

Mascenic: School board chair steps down

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

GREENVILLE — Mascenic School Board Chair Richard Wallace has resigned his position, effective June 10. The School Board announced Wallace’s departure Monday. Wallace sent his resignation to Vice-Chair Earl Somero via email on June 10. “I resign as … 0

Mascenic: District to pilot math program

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The School Board found that the district cannot pursue a grant that would cover the majority of the start-up costs for an program to train emergency medical technicians. Mascenic Principal Tom Kelly approached the School Board to ask … 0

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Katelynn Kelleher of New Ipswich was named to the president’s list for the spring semester at Lakes Region Community College, Laconia. To make the list a student must achieve a 3.75 grade point average or above. This is the highest honor a student can achieve. Kelleher is studying … 0