New Ipswich

NEw Ipswich: Two will vie for Lawrence’s seat

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

NEW IPSWICH — George Lawrence remembers the early days of his Select Board tenure. Before the town had a zoning code. Before computers were part of the everyday business of the town and everything was written by hand. When residents would bring dead porcupines to Select Board meetings to collect the town’s bounty on them. Lawrence has been a staple …

Primary day: Trump triumphs; Sanders surges

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Cars honk and people wave and shout “Bernie!” out their car window at a small group of campaigners boasting tall signs stacked with Bernie Sanders’ name. “We’ve been getting a lot of that,” said Mary Allen of Antrim, as she stood roadside across the street from the Town Hall on voting day. Allen …

New Ipswich: Fire Department rescues dogs from icy water

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

NEW IPSWICH — The fire department saved two Labradors after they went through the ice on Water Loom Pond yesterday. Lora DePlante of New Ipswich was walking her two yellow labs, Maddie and Hunter, on the backside of her property on Tuesday, just after 4 p.m. It only took a second of inattention …

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 …

Editorial: The candidates on campaign finance

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

When Merry Stockwell passed the “Granny D” torch to Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at his Peterborough town hall event last week, it got us thinking it would be good to review all of the candidates’ positions on campaign finance reform. If she were still with us, that’s …