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Back-to-school shoppers rushed department and retail stores in the region.

Peterborough/Rindge: Back-to-school shoppers think before spending

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

A middle-schooler’s shopping list — two spiral notebooks, colored pencils, two three-ring binders and a backpack — sets a parent back nearly $50. And that’s just the beginning of back-to-school shopping. As the cost of products continues to rise post-recession, retailers here have found customers are walking into stores knowing more than they used to. They’ve already researched products and … 0

New Ipswich: Lage fills Meiszner’s selectman seat

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

A former Select Board member and current member of the Zoning Board of Adjustment, David Lage, has been selected to fill the empty Selectman’s seat until March. “Having the experience as a former selectman and member of many of the town boards and committees has provided me with the experience and understanding of … 0

New Ipswich: $3 fee per child per sport covers potty costs

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — A fee will be added for field rentals at Memorial Park to defray Recreation Department costs. Recreation Department Director Deb Holmes approached the Select Board during its meeting Tuesday to ask them to approve a fee of $3 per child, per sport, for organizations outside of the Recreation Department that rent town fields, including the American Youth Soccer Organization and … 0

Jaffrey: What’s at risk in ‘big data’ debate?

Monday, August 10, 2015

JAFFREY — When Philipp Krüger asked his audience at the Amos Fortune Forum Friday whether they had used or been affected by “big data,” only a few raised their hands. “I think most of you probably have,” he … 0

New Ipswich: Texas pipeline explosion raises questions here

Monday, August 10, 2015

Kinder Morgan has scheduled a second round of open houses to answer questions about a proposed 30-inch pipeline and 41,000 horsepower compressor station that would run through the southern half of the state. Safety and emergency management concerns have remained high on the list for residents of Mason, … 0

Mascenic / Jaffrey-RIndge: What I did on my summer vacation

Monday, August 10, 2015

It’s a line most teachers have heard before: “It must be great to have summers off!” For teachers like Mascenic’s Susan Rolke, or Jaffrey Grade School’s Trisha Layfield and Eliot Pelletier, the old cliche can’t help but make … 0

Peterborough: Camera helps rowers, pilots

Monday, August 10, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — As Melissa Thompson, a diehard rower, watched the Head of the Charles, she wondered about the rowers who bumped into each other. There had to be a way, she thought, to help them see what’s behind … 0

New Ipswich police log: Aug. 11, 2015

Monday, August 10, 2015

New Ipswich Friday, July 31 Patrol: At 12 a.m., police conducted a patrol of Timbertop Road. Everything was in order. Missing person: At 5:02 a.m., a Vaillancourt Drive resident reported that his wife had left their residence on foot about half an hour prior. At 8 a.m., police … 0

Mascenic: Golf tourney to fund Vikings Hall of Fame

Friday, August 7, 2015

Superintendent Ruthanne Goguen and the Mascenic School District would like to congratulate Mascenic Regional High School’s student athletes and coaches for its accomplishment in receiving the NHIAA Award of Excellence. This award will be presented to Athletic Director, … 0

Business: NHBR seeks nominations for business excellence

Monday, August 10, 2015

New Hampshire Business Review is seeking nominations for its annual Business Excellence Awards. Nominate your own New Hampshire-based business or nonprofit, or other organization you think deserves recognition for its imagination, industriousness, innovation and achievements. Since 2003, N.H. Business Review’s Business Excellence Awards have honored the best and … 0

Editorial: Celebrate the dead, by living

Monday, August 10, 2015

Two events this weekend shared a common theme. The MacDowell Colony’s Medal Day and the Uplift Music Festival both were, on the surface, a celebration of art and music and community and all that makes our region great. Under bright blue skies, tunes were picked, honors were bestowed, … 0

Letters: Living under a threat

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

To the editor: Madam governor, lady senators and representatives, gentlemen senators and representatives: I ask you to imagine your homes, the homes you are living in now. These homes in which you live alone, with a partner or a family. Some of you have lived in these homes … 0

New Ipswich: Select Board member quits

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — The town is short a selectman today. Woody Meiszner abruptly resigned his position shortly after a Facebook exchange where the Select Board was criticized for not taking a hard line of opposition on a proposed … 0