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The Peterborough Chamber of Commerce will host an online art auction from April 22 through May 4.

Peterborough: GET YOUR BIDS IN

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

It’s time to dust off your virtual bidding paddle and prepare for the annual Peterborough Chamber of Commerce’s online art auction, featuring paintings, photographs and sculpture from artists around the region and beyond. This Friday, potential buyers will get the opportunity to view the art and meet the artists during the auction’s art opening. The art will be on display at Sterling Business Management on Route 202 starting Friday and through the art auction, which will be held from April 22 through May 4. Linda Greenwood of Peterborough submitted two of her photographs to the auction this year. Greenwood specializes in photographing florals and landscapes, … 0

Court log: April 8, 2014

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Greenfield police Joshua Forand, 26, of New Boston, operating without a valid license, $124. Whitney Horak, 19, of Lyndeborough, possession of marijuana, $560 with $250 suspended for 12 months on the condition of no further misdemeanors or felonies and no violations for serious or alcohol-related matters; transporting an alcoholic beverage, $372; transportation of a controlled drug, charges not carried forward. Dennis Lorden, 21, … 0

New Ipswich: Board OK’s carnival for June

Monday, April 14, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — East Coast Midways is coming to town in early June, in support of the town’s American Youth Soccer Organization. Mindy Buxton of the AYSO met with the Select Board on Tuesday to discuss the possibility of hosting a carnival, with full-scale rides and games on the Babe Ruth field in the town’s park on Playground Road. Buxton had met with … 0

New Ipswich: Bank robbery suspect arrested in Leominster

Saturday, February 22, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — The suspect in Friday's robbery of the TD Bank North in New Ipswich was arrested Sunday morning by Massachusetts State Police. In a press release issued Friday evening, New Ipswich Lt. Sean Cavanaugh stated Eric … 0

Court log: Feb. 25, 2014

Monday, February 24, 2014

Greenfield police Terry L. Flagg, 53, of Greenfield, possession of marijuana, defendant appeared for trial and when told that a continuance would not be granted, left the court house and failed to return. A bench warrant was issued with bail set at $500 cash. Hancock police Max Gershfield, … 0

New Ipswich: Windblown to offer Women’s Day

Monday, February 24, 2014

Come and enjoy the Windblown trails and scenery with other women at Women’s Day this Wednesday. Learn to ski or hone your ski technique with Peggy and Michelle, our veteran Windblown instructors. $50 includes trail pass, yoga, group lesson, lunch, ski gear talk, guided ski tour. (Rentals are … 0

Letter: Teacher merit pay not the answer

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

To the editor: Merit pay is not the answer for the Mascenic District. Jason Somero might be surprised to know that under our previous two principals, if they didn’t have to show cause for firing teachers on tenure, some of our best teachers would be gone; and some … 0

Column: Senate came together on ‘NH specific’ solution

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

There has been much talk in the news this past week about a compromise reached in the Senate to expand health coverage to NH low income adults using federal dollars. The process to reach this compromise has been intense, but an example of NH legislators working across party … 0

Court log: Feb. 18, 2014

Monday, February 17, 2014

Court log Jaffrey police Adriana Casillas, 21, of Jaffrey, operating without a valid license, $124. Michael Charbouneau, 29, of Jaffrey, possession of marijuana, dismissed at the State’s request. Alyssa Collins, 25, of Jaffrey, resisting arrest or detention, $524 with $400 suspended for 12 months on the condition of … 0

New Ipswich: Board faces turnover

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Selectman Ben Cargill will step down next Tuesday due to scheduling issues, leaving the Select Board with two open seats — and plenty of turnover on the horizon. The Select Board will appoint someone to … 0

Military:

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Air Force Airman Dylan Whitcomb graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas in October. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core … 0

Letter: Time to protect us from taxes

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

To the editor: How many tax dollars does it take to satisfy big government? How much is enough? The answer is obvious... there’s never enough as long as generous taxpayers allow it. I’m onto the New Ipswich Police Department with six full-time officers and two part-timers. If allowed, … 0

Swimming: Friendly rivalry

Monday, February 10, 2014

HIGH SCHOOL THURSDAY Girls basketball Hinsdale 58 Mascenic 33 Boys basketball WLC 40 Newmarket 30 Friday Girls basketball Monadnock 46 Mascenic 39 WLC 40 Newmarket 33 Conant 52 Raymond 34 Boys basketball Conant 81 Raymond 56 Hanover 71 … 0