New Ipswich

Harold Thomas McCarthy  of New Ipswich, left, sits with friends Nikolas Larson and Charles Rodriguez, surrounded by bags of food they helped pack for the Summer 2015 Got Lunch program.

Jaffrey / Rindge: Churches fill summer food gap

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Church-led Got Lunch summer program fed 120 children … 0

New Ipswich: Boy, 2, lost for two hours

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

A missing toddler was returned safely home after being missing in the woods for nearly two hours on Wednesday. The 2-year-old boy was outside playing with siblings when he wandered off, according to Lt. Sean Cavanaugh of the New Ipswich Police Department. Siblings and the boy’s parents first searched for him themselves for about half an hour, but failing to find him, called … 0

Cross-country: Local high school runners ready to make noise

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

The Conant, ConVal and Mascenic cross-country teams are looking to make some noise this fall on the wooded trails of Derryfield Park and Mines Falls. With the youth movement in place and team member numbers on the rise, hopes for a strong season are on the rise. The ConVal boys team is looking … 0

New Ipswich: Fun for all ages

Monday, August 17, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — Children and adults alike delighted in the children’s game area, book sale, auction, petting zoo, pony rides, puppet show and chicken dinner at the 154th Annual Children’s Fair at the Congregational Church on Saturday. … 0

New Ipswich: Folk music at library Thursday

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Vellamo, a folk music duo from Kokkola, Finland, will perform at the New Ipswich Library on Thursday at 7 p.m. Vellamo is the performing and songwriting team of Pia Leinonen and Joni Tiala. Their music is characterized by haunting melodies, Pia’s ethereal lead vocals, and Joni’s virtuosic guitar … 0

New Ipswich police log: Aug. 18, 2015

Monday, August 17, 2015

New Ipswich Friday, Aug. 7 Found property: At 12:20 p.m., a resident turned in a Subaru car key found on Turnpike Road. On the key ring was a CVS Extra Care card. Police contacted CVS and spoke with an employee who advised that she would contact the owner … 0

An A+ for small biz friendliness

Monday, August 17, 2015

Small businesses in New Hampshire gave the state an A+ for small business friendliness, a significant improvement from its B- in 2014, according to’s annual Small Business Friendliness Survey. Complete results for New Hampshire will be published today at Nearly 18,000 U.S. small business owners responded … 0

Letters: Hopes for a happier future

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

To the editor: On July 17, a family member found a tiny dog wandering down Greenville Road. We would like to extend a belated thank you to Officer Dave Myer for his assistance in rescuing this dog and ensuring he would have a safer, healthier and happier future. … 0

Viewpoint: ‘Rescuing’ homes, finding grants

Monday, August 17, 2015

I closed the door to my work van, after putting in my last tools, and headed south to Mississippi hoping to volunteer my carpentry skill as a result of Hurricane Katrina. After two days of driving I arrived at an abandoned high school in Pascagoula, which was the … 0

Viewpoint: In Pascagoula: Helping Mr. Houston Banks, in more ways than one

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Jeff, a good friend of mine, and I, both with years of experience in carpentry, plumbing and electrical work, volunteered with a locally organized nonprofit to help Katrina victims in Pascagoula, Mississippi, a number of months after the storm. Sure, I have visual memories of Katrina’s impact on … 0

Viewpoint: A community rallied for those whose lives were torn apart

Friday, August 14, 2015

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina made a direct hit on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, I am reminded of how we rallied as a community to help those who had lost so much. Individuals gave, and organizations donated proceeds from spaghetti suppers, raffles, and bake sales. Tens of thousands … 0

Keep funding for Planned Parenthood

Monday, August 17, 2015

Planned Parenthood is a vital and necessary service for the people of New Hampshire, and the all-male Executive Council’s decision to defund state contracts with the agency was a critical mistake based on unfounded speculation. Ever since the deceptively edited video by the disreputable “nonprofit” Center For Medical … 1

Peterborough: Town Hall attendees urge Kasich to keep it local

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Martin Connolly of Temple didn’t want to hear Gov. John Kasich talk about U.S.-Saudi Arabia relations, his accomplishments in Ohio or his clash with Donald Trump. Connolly wanted to hear what the Republican candidate had to … 1