New Ipswich

Mascenic School District: Central is still for sale

Thursday, December 18, 2014

After the Hillsborough County Superior Court ruling that upheld up the Zoning Board of Adjustment’s decision to deny Dollar General a variance to build a store on the current Central Elementary School property, the district will have to find a new potential buyer. The school has been on the market for three years, since elementary students were moved to the new Highbridge Hill Elementary School in 2011. The school and … 0

Cross-country: Viking runners building a legacy

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Over the 2014 season — and, indeed, the last 10 years — the Mascenic cross-country team has made a name for itself. They have been known as a running powerhouse and always have competitive athletes. They bring some of the best in the state year after year. This year, they took it to … 0

New Ipswich: Smith, Lucas run on Olympic stage

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Two local youth runners from New Ipswich recently returned from the Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships held in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Over 3000 runners from every part of the country descended on the Whispering Pines Golf Course to participate in this National Championship. Both members of the Highbridge Hill Running Club, Logan … 0

Letter: Outraged over high tax bill

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

To the editor: In regard to the recent New Ipswich property tax bills, I hope that a lot more folks are finally as outraged as I’ve been for many years. I’m sure that there are many who are wondering why such a large increase. Juggle it any which … 1

Viewpoint: About the pipeline, whom can you believe?

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

These days we’ve been hearing a great deal about two power projects: Northern Pass and the natural gas pipeline. We hear a lot of conflicting opinion about whether these projects are good or even necessary for New Hampshire and New England. Last January, the six New England governors … 0

Letter: Speaker of the House nominee

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

To the editor: William O’Brien returns to Speakership of N.H. House of Representatives. Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it. Mike Bradley Hillsborough Editor’s note: State Rep. Bill O’Brien (R-Mont Vernon) was nominated to serve as the next Speaker of the House. The … 0

Letter: A forgotten Muslim legacy

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

To the editor: One of the greatest crimes committed against patriotism has been obfuscating historical truths of the vibrant and multicultural tapestry of the American history. A forgotten legacy of Muslims who fought, bled, and died in the American Revolutionary War, Civil War, Civil Rights and more have … 0

New Ipswich: Shopping bazaar scheduled

Friday, November 14, 2014

The New Ipswich Library is hosting its 3rd Annual Shopping Bazaar on Nov. 29 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Stop by to get started on your holiday shopping and support the New Ipswich Library at the same time. Refreshments, including home-baked goodies and coffee, will be served … 0

Letter: Network neutrality is only fair

Friday, November 14, 2014

To the editor: President Obama asked the Federal Communications Commission to set the strongest possible rules to protect network neutrality as it writes new Internet traffic regulations. He said the FCC should reclassify broadband service to be regulated like a public utility. This would mean that Internet service … 0

New Ipswich: Fire rips through unoccupied camp

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

While returning from a mutual aid call for a fire in Jaffrey on Sunday night, New Ipswich fire crews were called to respond to a fully involved fire at a camp on Lower Pratt Pond Road that resulted … 0

New Ipswich: $5,000 stolen from town

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — State police are investigating the alleged theft of $5,000 from the town offices, which occurred back in February, according to an announcement made by Select Board members Wednesday. During a board meeting Wednesday, Select Board member George Lawrence read from a statement prepared by town … 0

Community Conversation discusses poverty

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture hosted a Community Conversation on poverty on Tuesday, Nov. 11. … 0

Mascenic: After school ski, snowboard program sign-up next week

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Discounted pricing is being offered through Mascenic Area Ski Program for any combination of lift, lessons, and rentals for skiing or snowboarding this season. The program includes transportation and is open to students ranging from grades 5 through 12. Students do not have to be enrolled in the … 0