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Campaign signs are spattered throughout New Hampshire with primary day fast approaching.

Decision Day

Monday, February 8, 2016

Voters head to the polls Tuesday in the state’s first-in-the-nation primary, and many of them won’t make a final choice until they get there. Forty-one percent of Republicans say they could still change their mind, according to a poll released by Franklin Pierce University Monday. And in the Monadnock region, Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz took advantage of the last …

Peterborough: A place for start-ups

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Vose Farm Road Brookstone Business Center in Peterborough is now home to War Room Athletics, a gym focusing on personal training and fitness education. Located in Suite 200, War Room is the business center’s newest tenant, taking up 2,000 square feet. The new addition brings vacancy at the business center below 25 …

Indoor track: Good show at States

Monday, February 8, 2016

Conant, ConVal and Mascenic competed at the state divisional indoor track and field championships on Saturday at Dartmouth. Tyler Sands of Conant had the finest performances of the day for the local competitors, finishing third in the high jump at 6’ and fourth in the 300-meters at 37.97. Sands also finished 12th in …

Letters: Is Bernie biting off too much?

Thursday, January 28, 2016

To the editor: In a perfect world, a lot of what Bernie Sanders says is appealing — free higher education, one-payer healthcare, break up the banks — but it’s time a get down to the nuts and bolts of this election. The devil is in the details. When …

New Ipswich: ConCom eyes mitigation

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The Select Board has asked the Conservation Commission to present a list of projects to offset wetland impacts that would be caused by the building of a pipeline through town. During a Select Board meeting Tuesday, ConCom Chair Bob Boynton told the board that the town doesn’t have …

Pipeline Mayhem

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

An inept detective, a corrupt police force, a seductive femme fatale — all the makings of a classic film noire. Throw in a controversial pipeline, some audience participation and a lot of laughs and you’ve got Holy Smokes …

Bird survey coming soon

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Fill up those bird feeders and dig out your binoculars for New Hampshire Audubon’s Backyard Winter Bird Survey. This annual statewide survey will take place on Feb. 13 and Feb. 14. Anyone can participate in the survey by counting the birds in their own backyard on the survey …

Police log: New Ipswich — Jan. 28, 2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

New Ipswich Friday, Jan. 15 Civil standby: At 1:47 p.m., police assisted with a civil standby on Playground Road while a resident picked up some of their personal belongings. Safe school report: At 2:25 p.m., police were informed that two male students at Boynton Middle School had an …

CASA seeks volunteers

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

CASA of New Hampshire, a statewide nonprofit organization, trains and supports volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children and to be a voice for these children in court proceedings. CASA volunteers identify and advocate for what is in the child’s best interest in these cases, to help …

Achievement:

Monday, January 25, 2016

Patricia Rousseau of Jaffrey was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Springfield (Massachusetts) College. To make the list a student must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours of graded coursework for the semester, exclusive of “P” grades, no incompletes, missing grades or …

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Monday, January 25, 2016

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Norwich University, Northfield, Vermont: Zyla Fisher and Ariana Holmes, both of New Ipswich. …

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts: Andrew Donahue of Rindge, and Melissa Shaw of New Ipswich, , both class of 2016. To make the list students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 for a …

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The following students were named to the president’s list for the fall semester at Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner, Massachusetts: Tatiana Joaquin of Jaffrey and Danica Sauvola of Rindge. To make the list students must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours with a grade point average of …