New Ipswich

Vanessa Amsbury-Bonilla gives a tour of the  tower and town clock in the Unitarian Universalist Church.

Keeping time: Town clock has some stories to tell

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — For 160 years, the four faces of the clock on the Unitarian Universalist Church have watched over Peterborough while a clock agent has watched over the clock. At least twice a year, the clock agent climbs the fusty tower, resets the clock, oils the capstan and marvels at the machine’s longevity and the storied history of the tower. … 0

Indictments handed down in three cases

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Four men were indicted in July in Hillsborough County Superior Court in Manchester in connection for various crimes committed in the region. Brett Flagg, 26, of Greenfield, was indicted by a grand jury on the charge of driving after being declared a habitual offender. Peterborough police arrested Flagg in June 2014, following a motor vehicle stop on Grove Street in Peterborough. The habitual … 0

New Ipswich: Girl struck in eye by BB while in car

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

A young girl riding in the back of a car Tuesday was hit in the face with a BB shot through the car’s open window. Tessa Kuusisto, 9, of New Ipswich, was riding in the back of a friend’s SUV around noon on Tuesday. It was a nice day and the windows were … 0


Monday, July 13, 2015

Julie Forest of New Ipswich graduated from Stonehill College, Easton, Massachusetts, on May 17, earning a Bachelor of Arts. … 0

Letter: Want to be an incineration zone?

Friday, June 5, 2015

To the editor: R = 0.685 times the square root of (pd) squared, where p is expressed in pounds/square inch, and d = distance. What does that mean to you? For me it’s the end of sleeping well in my home, purchased recently as newlyweds, where my husband … 0

Letter: Response in the pipeline debate

Friday, July 10, 2015

To the editor: I just read Mr. Suokko’s piece featured under “Pipeline Debate.” I am incredulous. The irony. First paragraph. Talk about stretch! He states emphatically that the school in Temple is 2.5 miles from the power line. Well, Arnold, I must correct your fact and inform you … 0

Letter: Here’s my take on the pipeline

Friday, July 10, 2015

To The editor: This is a brief response to Arnold Suokko’s oped in the July 7 paper. I’m impressed that someone with roots in this region cares enough to write, seemingly, defending the pipeline. I asked friends to comment, and I got responses saying 1.) the elementary school … 0

Jaffrey man with gun facing charges

Monday, July 13, 2015

Editor's note: A previous version of this story incorrectly identified Mr. Allen. A Jaffrey man was arraigned Monday on a felony count of reckless conduct with a deadly weapon and three misdemeanors, after displaying a Glock 19 when … 0

Business: Real estate transfers, May 2015

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Real estate transfers for the month of May, 2015. Antrim 30 Gregg Lake Road; Land & Bldg; $85,000; Joan M. Pierro Lt Et Al to Susan M. White. Keene Road; land; $15,000; Betty C. Mckinnon Et Al to David B. Williams Jr. 76 Mountainside Drive; Land & Bldg; … 0

Business: A look at the region's affordable housing

Monday, July 13, 2015

Lisa Brooks walked away from an abusive relationship about two years ago, leaving an upper-middle-class lifestyle behind as well. Ever since then, Brooks, who lives on $800 a month from her supplemental Social Security income, has moved from … 0

Peterborough: An end of an era for the region?

Monday, July 13, 2015

Cobblestone Publishing, one of the last publishers remaining in Peterborough, will close its office on Grove Street tomorrow. Cricket Media, Cobblestone’s parent company, is consolidating the Peterborough publisher’s operations into its Chicago office. “It is, I guess, the end of an era,” said Ted Leach, a former publisher … 1

Money Matters: Summertime is saving time

Friday, July 10, 2015

Actually, I am well aware that for many individuals and families, the summer season can bring increased spending rather than saving. For New England residents, especially, warmer weather seems like an invitation to get out and enjoy recreational … 0