New Ipswich

New Ipswich: $450K for police building?

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — What to do with the town’s police station has been a question for a number of years. While currently in a central location on Turnpike Road, almost directly across the street from the Town Offices, the police station is located in a building owned by Dublin dentist Fred Giaimo. The station is located in a complex with other businesses, including Giaimo’s dentistry office. However, the lot, including … 0

Concord: Anthem speaks on data security breach in N.H.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Editor’s note: this story is adapted from an article which appeared in Wednesday’s Concord Monitor. Almost four weeks after the insurer disclosed a massive nationwide data breach, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield released an initial estimate on the number of New Hampshire customers “impacted” by the cyberattack: 667,866. That figure, announced in a statement from Anthem yesterday afternoon, includes both current and former … 0

New Ipswich: Benefit for cancer-stricken local

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

An auction and benefit dinner will be held Friday to benefit Lynda Swenson of New Ipswich. Swenson was diagnosed in January with a grade II diffuse astrocythoma, a cancerous tumor that starts in the brain and tends to remain there. She is currently being treated at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts. Swenson is an avid gardener who works … 0

Basketball: Vikes rock Hawks

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — The Mascenic Vikings beat the Hopkinton Hawks soundly on Tuesday night, 55-36. It was a win the Vikings sorely needed as the playoffs loom; the victory leapfrogged the Vikings over the Hawks in the DIII … 0

Roundup: Oriole girls thump Huskies, still undefeated on season

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Conant girls’ basketball Monadnock gave Conant a good game last time they played, with Conant winning 46-36 on Feb. 3. The rematch on Tuesday night, however, was a different matter altogether. Monadnock scored off the opening tip, and that was it for a while, as Conant reeled off … 0

Mascenic School District: Students honored

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Mascenic district students were awarded Student of the Month during the School Board meeting last week. Amelia McClain was awarded for Highbridge Hill Elementary School, Owen Krook for Boynton Middle School, and Jackson Whitehouse for Mascenic Regional High … 0

Baseball: Bordertown signups today

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

You wouldn’t know it from looking outside, but baseball is just around the corner. Signups for Bordertown Baseball (Greenville /New Ipswich) are today from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. All signups are being held at: Vanguard Manufacturing, 90 Temple Road, New … 0

Viewpoint: Future geopolitical impacts of U.S. in world economy

Friday, January 16, 2015

It is the consensus of leading political figures that the United States will exercise less power in the coming years in nearly every region of the globe. According to Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group, globalization will promote neither American values nor best practices. Although the U.S. is … 0

Letters: A good education is most important

Thursday, February 12, 2015

To the editor: Corinne Joly, a well-respected teacher at Mascenic Regional High School, you said it all. You stated what I wanted to, but with more tact and grace than I would have. I had no idea who Mr. Fionda was until this last letter you wrote; he … 0

Letters: Keep Mascenic strong and healthy

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

To the editor: The situation with the Mascenic school budget is serious. People need to consider what is important. Consider: $3 on coffee per day = $1,095 a year. Cigarettes: $300 a month = $3,600! Beer/liquor: $5 a day= $1,825 a year! Is it wise to save $500 … 0

Editorial: Sports create drive, opportunity for kids

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The importance of sports is both oft-debated and oft-underestimated. Some are quick to dismiss athletics as simply a mindless physical pursuit or a numbing diversion for the masses who tune in to the major televised sporting events every Sunday — nothing that a truly creative or intelligent person … 0

Mascenic School District: District braces for cuts

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The district got the first taste of what $1.6 million in cuts could look like during a Mascenic School Board meeting Thursday: 8.6 teacher positions, as well as a number of other jobs, foreign language studies and sports … 0

Roundup: Oriole girls beat Vikes, WLC boys lose again

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Conant/Mascenic girls’ basketball The Orioles dominated the Vikings on Thursday night, winning 57-9 at home. Conant led 16-0 after one and 30-2 at the half. Conant’s Eva Hodgson led all scorers with 15 points; Megan Wheeler scored 11 … 0