New Ipswich

CEO Butch Maki and his wife Patty Maki, demonstrate the use of the Ecovim Organic Dehydrator, which turns food and paper product into an organic mulch, diverting food waste from landfills.

New Ipswich: Capitalizing on food waste

Monday, April 21, 2014

People are becoming increasingly aware of the ecological benefits of not tossing out materials such as paper, glass, plastic and cardboard. But how many think about recycling food waste? Most don’t, and those that do tend to use it for composting. The decomposition of food waste, however, does have an effect on the environment. When the food breaks down, the process releases methane gas. But most people, and many companies, don’t think about that before throwing away wasted food. In 2012, the Environmental Protection Agency reported that more than 36 million tons of food waste was generated, with only 5 percent diverted from landfills and … 0

Honor Rolls:

Friday, April 18, 2014

Boynton Middle School Third Quarter Grade 8 High honors: Shea Aldrich, Braeden Allen, Jordyn Babin, Sarah Bica, Samantha Bilodeau, Sydney Letters, Amanda Normandin, Christa Ojala, Melonie Ojala, Thalia Sousa, Sydney Whitehouse, Kathrine Wilborg Honors: Megan Bouchard, Nina Colasanto, Megan Coponen, Jonathan DeJesus, Saffron Duffy, Tyler Faulkner, Emma Honkala, Eric Howell, Hannah Parent, Matthew Picazio, Tavin Rautiola, Delaney Sauvola, Kelden Traffie, Misha White, Dallas … 0

Military:

Friday, April 18, 2014

Air Force Airman Jake Peladeau graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community … 0

Boys basketball: Stauffeneker scores career point 1,000

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

It was a festive night at Mascenic Tuesday when the Vikings took on the Huskies of Monadnock. Junior Jared Stauffeneker came into the game needing 38 points to reach 1,000 for his career, and the crowd was alive … 0

New Ipswich police logs: Feb. 27, 2014

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

New Ipswich Thursday, Feb. 6 Animal complaint: At 11:34 a.m., an Ashby Road resident advised police of a stray tan and black German Shepherd with a chain collar headed up Willard Road. Police found the dog and took custody of him. At approximately 5:30 p.m., the dog owner … 0

New Ipswich: Why Flannery is right for the job

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

To the editor: Vote Lisa Flannery for Town Clerk and Tax Collector for the Town of New Ipswich on March 11. We strongly feel that she would make an excellent candidate for reasons which we will state. First of all, we have known Lisa for the past nine … 0

Letter: Support Somero’s amendment

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

To the editor: I was very surprised to see Brian Somero’s letter to the editor saying to please join himself and others to vote “no” on article 4, the town budget. My surprise being that this is the same person who got up at deliberative session and made … 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