New Ipswich

Fairpoint employees in New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine are on strike after the telecommunications provider declared an impasse during contract renegotiations.

Peterborough: Fairpoint workers picketing over contract negotiations

Monday, October 20, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A handful of local Fairpoint technicians picketing on Concord Street outside the Fairpoint facility on Monday and Friday are some of the 1,700 employees on strike in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine, after a failed attempt by two unions to renegotiate the unionized workforces’s contract. These employees — part of the Communications Workers of America and the International … 0

Temple/Greenville Mason/New Ipswich: Warm clothing drive through Nov. 20

Friday, October 17, 2014

The Souhegan Lion’s Club and the Greenville Lioness Club are holding their annual Warm Clothing Drive through Nov. 20. Clothing, shoes, boots, winter gear and blankets may be brought to the Temple or Mason town libraries, Post Office or Sacred Heart Church in Greenville, or Nennie’s 5 Star Cafe’ & Catering or Trustee Service in New Ipswich. All donated items will be distributed … 0

New Ipswich police logs: Oct. 21, 2014

Monday, October 20, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, Oct. 10 Be on the lookout: At 8:15 a.m., police received a notice from Milford Police to be on the lookout for a white Jeep Liberty with a Bonneville and Sons plate on the front and a red and white temporary plate on the back, that was last seen at 9 p.m., on Oct. 9, and had been taken from … 0

Jaffrey/New Ipswich: Man sentenced in 2013 theft

Monday, September 8, 2014

A former Jaffrey man has been sentenced in the case of a June 2013 burglary of a home on Old New Ipswich Road in Rindge, where thousands in cash, credit cards and electronic devices were stolen. The sentence will include thousands of dollars in restitution to the homeowner, … 0

Military: Military

Monday, August 11, 2014

Air Force Airman Nicholas Reynolds 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 … 0

Engagement announcement: Peter Somero — Melodie Gilkerson

Monday, September 8, 2014

Roger and Cathryn Somero have announced the engagement of their son, Peter, to Melodie Gilkerson, daughter of Ronald and Nancy Gilkerson of Woodland, Wash. The groom-to-be is the son of the late Bernice Somero. The groom-to-be is a … 0

Birth announcement:

Monday, September 8, 2014

Born at Monadnock Community Hospital, Peterborough: BENOIT: A girl, Kara Jo, weighing 5 pounds, 9 ounces, to Tawnya Ball and Jacob Benoit of Gilsum, Aug. 25, 2014. She joins sister Ava. Grandparents are Melissa and David Lane of Gilsum, Lorraine Rodier of Winchester, and Shawn and Jamie Ball … 0

Garcia has passion and compassion

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

There’s no such thing as a sure thing in politics. No matter how the polls are reading or for whom the pundits are guaranteeing victory, there’s nothing set in stone until Election Day. In New Hampshire this election cycle, we think the best example of a race where … 0

Letter: Sen. Gilmour cares about us

Thursday, August 28, 2014

To the editor: As we all know, the cost of higher education takes a toll on many Granite State families. Recently, my daughter decided to transfer from a private college, due to high tuition costs, to one of New Hampshire’s state colleges. As a college junior going into … 0

Roundup: ConVal boys top Goffstown

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

ConVal boys soccer ConVal held off a tough Goffstown team with an overall strong team effort. Noah Bell made some huge saves in the first half to keep ConVal in the game. Score was 0-0 at the half. … 0

New Ipswich police log: Sept. 9, 2014

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, Aug. 1, Arrest: At 10:57 a.m., police arrested David Albert, 34, of New Ipswich on a warrant issued by the New Ipswich Police Department charging him with domestic related second degree assault, simple assault, two counts of criminal trespass, obstructing the report of a crime … 0

Business: Real estate transfers

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Antrim No address given; land and building; $75,000; Jeffrey Granger et al. to Sarah W. Edwards Revocable Trust 1997. 65 Winklemans Point; land and building; $321,400; Scott A. and Elaine M. Greenwood to Oshaughnessy Family Trust. 18 South Holt Hill Road; land and building; $106,000; Abigail M. Fuller … 0

Mascenic School District: Hanging out at school

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Highbridge Hill Elementary School second and third graders enjoy a stint in the sunshine during their recess on the first day of school on Wednesday. … 0