New Ipswich

Mascenic: Deliberative session Sat.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Mascenic will hold its deliberative session on Saturday at the Mascenic High School auditorium at 9 a.m. until noon. Proposed budget: $19,295,348 Default budget: $19,048,560 2014 budget: $18,418,882 (includes collective bargaining agreement) Major budget changes: • Teacher negotiated salaries increases: $337,960 • Health insurance increases: $145,000 • Dental insurance increase: $15,000 • Retirement increase: $90,000 • Utilities increase: $30,000 • High speed network: $25,000 • Special Ed Director salary and … 0

Running: Thanks for a good Chip Chase

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The Souhegan Lions Club, serving the towns of Temple, New Ipswich, Mason and Greenville, thank all those who participated in the New Year’s Day Peanut Butter Chip Chase 5K Run/Walk Road Race. 209 runners/walkers took part in our race, the post-race food and our many raffle prizes. The Kids’ Race had around 25 participants. With sunny skies and around freezing temperatures, it was … 0

New Ipswich police log: Jan. 29, 2015

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

New Ipswich Friday, Jan. 16 Unwanted subjects: At 5:58 p.m., police responded to Boynton Middle School for reports of multiple juvenile boys loitering and obstructing the normal functions of a basketball game. Police responded and made contact with two boys, who were escorted back to Boynton Middle School to await a ride home from their father. Police were advised that there were other … 0

Roundup: Litts flirts with quadruple-double

Thursday, January 8, 2015

WLC boys’ basketball The Warriors dominated in their win at Nute Friday night. WLC won 86-45; star Jordan Litts had an incredible game, with 18 points, 13 steals, 12 rebounds and seven assists — three shy of a … 0

Concord: Unemployment tax rate reduced in NH

Friday, January 9, 2015

As a result of a healthy Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund that had a balance of more than $275 million every day in the fourth quarter of 2014, Gov. Maggie Hassan and Employment Security Commissioner George Copadis announced a 1-percent reduction in the unemployment tax rate for all New … 0

Indoor track: Vikings qualify for states

Monday, January 12, 2015

Three Mascenic indoor track members hit the qualifying standards in their respective events this past Saturday at the morning meet at UNH. Inside the Paul Sweet oval, in the 3000-meter event, Jackson Whitehouse and Jake Movsessian set themselves … 0

New Ipswich police log: Jan. 13, 2015

Monday, January 12, 2015

New Ipswich Saturday, Dec. 20 Indecent exposure: At 5:40 p.m., police took a report of a man exposing himself in a window on Hollyview Road. Animal control: At 7:03 p.m., police received a report of a low-flying owl that had been struck by a car and deceased. Police … 0

Editorial: Residents have their say in zoning

Monday, January 12, 2015

It’s the time of year when folks get to have their say on proposed zoning amendments for their town. In New Ipswich and Temple, residents this year have already had a big say in what those changes would look like, if approved by voters at the polls. The … 0

Letter: I back current administration

Monday, January 12, 2015

To the editor: I firmly believe that our current administration and School Board are taking the flack for a former administration and School Board, and trying to remedy things that are not their fault. Under former administration, morale was terrible, people lived in fear, and looked over their … 0

Mascenic: District spends $254K by mistake

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

GREENVILLE — Review by the State Department of Education has revealed that as much as $254,189 of state building aid anticipated to assist with bond payments for the construction of Highbridge Hill Elementary School was spent on items … 0

Mascenic School Board: Public comment process probed

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

The Mascenic School Board will be reviewing how they take comments from the public, after some board members expressed concerns that its current policies don’t allow an adequate avenue of public feedback. Currently, the school board only accepts public comments on items on each individual meeting agenda. Until … 0

Mason: Residents: Keep natural gas project out of NH

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

More than 250 people turned out to the Mason Select Board meeting on Tuesday night to give their opinion of a proposed natural gas pipeline that would run through Mason, as well as several other Monadnock towns. Overwhelmingly, … 0

New Ipswich: Minor injuries after head-on crash

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Fire crews were called out to help extract a woman who became trapped in her car after a head-on collision with a tree. On Tuesday night at about 11:30 p.m., Carol Yungk, 62, of New Ipswich, was driving her Nissan Versa on Ashby Road when she hit a … 0