New Ipswich

New Ipswich: Trial date set in alleged child sex assault case

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

A New Ipswich man will go to trial in August or September to answer to charges that he sexually assaulted a child while in his care. Terrence Reardon, 53, had a dispositional conference at the Hillsborough County Superior Court, South, on Wednesday, where the judge set “a trial date for August or September depending on schedules,” according to Anthony Sculimbrene, …

Candidates file for open positions

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The deadline to file for town offices has passed, and voters are getting their first looks at who their choices for local government are. If you missed the deadline, it’s too late to get your name on the ballot, but candidates can run write-in campaigns. Here is a look at Francestown, Jaffrey, New Ipswich and Sharon, and the region’s school districts. Francestown There …

Skiing / snowboarding: Get stoked

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Crotched Mountain is well-known for its extensive series of terrain parks, breeding scores of skiers and snowboarders who can hit the wildest tricks imaginable off the mountain’s plethora of ramps, pipes and other installations. But what does it take to build a park? We caught up with parks crew member Nolan Munroe to …

Reimers Reason: On selling food that you make in your kitchen

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Over the holidays, a friend gave us nicely jarred strawberry jam that she made at home. Another friend spent a Sunday in our kitchen pickling various vegetables, including cauliflower, golden beets, candy cane beets (that was the first …

Boys’ basketball: Vikes cold at Campbell

Monday, January 25, 2016

The usually dominant Campbell Cougars appeared to be vulnerable this year. With feisty coach John Langlois gone and hulking big man Harrison Vedrani sidelined, 3-5 Campbell looked to be a far cry from the team that has made …

Hancock: Winter vacation programs for kids planned at Harris Center

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Registration is under way for the Harris Center’s winter vacation programs in February. A three-day Winter Adventures vacation camp for children in grades K through 4 will take place on Feb. 22 to Feb. 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Harris Center, with a Feb. …

Keene: Film on grassland birds on Jan. 28

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

The film “Plight of the Grassland Birds” will be shown Jan. 28 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Putnam Theater at Keene State College. From the fields of New England to the deserts of Mexico and the …

Hancock: Outdoor winter events, classes on tap

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Snowshoeing, skiiing, winter survival and even gardening are on the Harris Center event calendar for January and February. On Jan. 26, Otter Brook Farm’s agricultural specialist, Matthew Roy, will lead a session on planning spring and summer gardens. He’ll discuss soil, nitrogen, water, plant cycles, and much more. …

Peterborough: MCH eyes affiliation with CMC

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The Board of Trustees at Monadnock Community Hospital Wednesday approved a letter of intent to explore an affiliation with Catholic Medical Center in Manchester. The affiliation will not affect employees, said Cynthia McGuire, president and CEO of MCH. …

New Ipswich: Another sex crime charge levied

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

NASHUA — Bail has been revoked for a New Ipswich man charged with soliciting sex from a minor in July, after he was arrested earlier this month for allegedly assaulting a 14-year-old in a Maine hotel room. Kyle Somero, 20, was charged earlier this year with attempted felonious …

New Ipswich: New issues with right of way

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

NEW IPSWICH — Most landowners impacted by the siting of natural gas pipeline have known about the prospect for a year now. But some landowners are just now getting the news. The 30-inch diameter pipeline, proposed by Kinder …

Swimming: Vikings rack up first-place finishes

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Mascenic had two swim meets this past weekend. On Friday, Mascenic had a meet with Monadnock hosted by Keene at Keene State College. On Sunday, the Vikings had a meet with Merrimack and Spaulding hosted by Derryfield at Southern New Hampshire University. Mascenic swam well at both meets …

Country Living: This is goodbye to an old friend

Thursday, January 7, 2016

This new year is starting out to be a bit lonely for me without George around. He was the kind of housemate who knew how to fit in without being a bother — a master at respecting my privacy. After all, I’d been on my own for a …