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

Sustainable Steps: ML

Monday, February 16, 2015

The definition of sustainable: 1. Capable of being sustained. 2. Of, relating to, or being related to harvesting or using a resource so that the resource is not depleted or permanently damaged. For time eternal, small farmers have been doing whatever is needed to be sustainable. Considering that … 0

Viewpoint: Remus defeats Romulus at Deliberative

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

A long time ago there were two famous brothers named Romulus and Remus and they started a town somewhere in Italy. They had a disagreement over how to run things and got into a big argument. Romulus defeated Remus, named himself the founder of the new town and … 0

Viewpoint: Students feel they are not heard

Thursday, February 12, 2015

When word started to spread that a nearly $2 million budget cut had been passed at the recent deliberative session, the tension at Mascenic could be cut with a knife. All of a sudden, the fear that had been spread along in whispers, or had been mentioned casually … 0

Editorial: Right to Know is under attack

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The term “muckraker” is thought to date back to the turn of the 20th century, when rough-riding President Theodore Roosevelt hailed investigative journalists for using their platform to right social injustices and out evil practices. Back then, it was journalists and writers like Lincoln Steffens, Ida Tarbell and … 0

Viewpoint: ‘A student’s future should never be given limits’

Friday, February 13, 2015

From the perspective of a student, the proposed cut to the Mascenic budget does not make much sense. The majority of us are confused as to what it means and what impact it will have on the schools. Some of us may choose to ignore it, because it … 0

Letter: In answer to Somero

Friday, February 13, 2015

I first met Brian Somero in my driveway my first year at Mascenic. He handed me a “vote no” flyer, saying that the schools were raising taxes. His song never changes, except now it is “vote yes” to cut $1.6-plus million from our school budget. He says the … 0

To honor, or to hunt? Bobcat resurgence prompts multiple movements

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

After bobcats nearly disappeared from New Hampshire several decades ago, their population is flourishing, according to a recently published study by the University of New Hampshire and the N.H. Dept. of Fish and Game. Because of this discovery, … 0

MASON / TEMPLE: Pipeline worries local land lovers

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Pickety Place in Mason is known for its idyllic, peaceful setting, and for being the model for the cover of the Golden Books version of “Little Red Riding Hood.” Carol Iodice of Mason, who tends the gardens that Pickety Place is known for, said in an interview Tuesday … 0

Swimming: Orioles, Viking heading to state meet

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

A weather-shortened swim season has paid off for two girls from Conant and one from Mascenic as they’ll take a trip to Swazey Pool at UNH this weekend for this year’s NHIAA Swimming and Diving State Championships. For Conant, senior Katie L’Ecuyer will be swimming in the 100 … 0