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Winter sports athletes honored at Prospect Mountain

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — Another season wrapped up at Prospect Mountain on Friday, March 16, as the school celebrated the winter sports season at the sports awards ceremony. Athletics Director Corey Roux welcomed ...More

Timber Wolf JV girls win season-ending tourney

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — The Prospect Mountain JV girls’ basketball team had a strong finish to the season, winning the blue division at the season-ending JV tournament in Franklin. The Timber Wolves played ...More

Worth the wait

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Sometimes, it pays off to wait. Just ask Indiana Jones. The Prospect Mountain graduate, who helped lead the Timber Wolves to the 2014 girls’ alpine Division III ...More

AVH hosting forum on addiction treatment services

Jody Houle
BERLIN — In a recent press release from Gov. Chris Sununu, it was announced that there will be forums throughout New Hampshire to introduce the addiction services that have been set at nine hubs ...More

Police apprehend armed man following standoff

Jody Houle
BERLIN — A Berlin man was apprehended after a stand-off took place on Norway Street on Saturday afternoon. The man had a gun and shots were fired....More

Students praised for their efforts in fighting state education cuts

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — The City Council praised two Hillside Elementary students recently for their efforts in fighting state education aid cuts....More

Personalities clash as new members join county commissioners

Melissa Seamans
OSSIPEE — The first meeting of the new board of county commissioners got off to a rocky start, and ended with the county attorney requesting the commissioners’ blessing to launch an investigation ...More

Brookfield to hold public hearing next week on proposed zoning change

Thomas Beeler
BROOKFIELD — Next March, Brookfield voters will be asked to change the minimum size for some lots in town from two to 10 acres. The properties affected are all located north of Stoneham Road....More

County Delegation gets first look at budget highlights

Melissa Seamans
OSSIPEE — Budget and organization were on the agenda for the new Carroll County Delegation Dec. 10. ...More

Fire guts Twin Mountain’s Grandview Lodge

call imageTara Giles
TWIN MOUNTAIN — On Dec. 30, emergency crews were dispatched to 440 Route 3 North in Twin Mountain for a report of a structure fire. That location was once the home of the 128 year old Grandview ...More

Northumberland School Board bumps pay for certified substitute teachers

Tara Giles
NORTHUMBERLAND — During a recent school board meeting in Northumberland, board members unanimously voted to increase the pay for certified substitute teachers to $80 per day. The pay increase went ...More

Governor’s SEC nominees draw fire from Northern Pass opponents

Tara Giles
REGION — Those in opposition to the Northern Pass project, which seeks to run power lines from Canada into southern New England are up in arms once more over upcoming changes to the Site Evaluation ...More

Town, school, Gunstock Acres budget hearings on Thursday

Erin Plummer
The Budget Committee will hold public hearings on the town, school district, and Gunstock Acres Water District Budget's this Thursday, Jan. 10. ...More

GYC having a busy new year

Erin Plummer
Nerf games, a night out for parents, and a big Valentine's gala for families are some of the events going on at the Gilford Youth Center for the first few months of the new year....More

Pub Mania raises $353,000 in its 10th year

call imageErin Plummer
For the 10th year, teams returned to Patrick's Pub and Eatery another 24 hours of bar sitting, music, fun, friends, and helping out the kids of the Lakes Region....More

Community bids farewell to 2018

call imageElissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — The passage of 2018 did not go unnoticed in Wolfeboro thanks to the efforts of the Economic Development Committee's Special Events Committee. ...More

Selectmen approve warrant article for new electrical substation

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — A hearing was held during the Board of Selectmen's (BOS) Jan. 2 meeting to discuss a proposed warrant article to raise and appropriate $3,655,000 from the Electrical Enterprise Fund ...More

Selectmen draft warrant articles for budget committee’s review

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — The Board of Selectmen delved into its draft list of warrant articles on Wednesday evening, Dec. 5, working through requests focused on preparing for infrastructure projects or equipment ...More

Bristol kicks off Bicentennial year

call imageThomas P. Caldwell
BRISTOL — The town of Bristol kicked off its Bicentennial year with a proclamation from the selectmen and town administrator on Jan. 3....More

Community celebrates rededication of Alexandria’s Town Hall

call imageDonna Rhodes
ALEXANDRIA — Members of the Town Hall Preservation Committee in Alexandria were pleased to rededicate the historic building last Sunday afternoon, as they also looked back on its original dedication ...More

Community celebrates 64 years of tradition at Santa’s Village

call imageDonna Rhodes
BRISTOL — A 64-year old family tradition continued in fine stead this year as hundreds of children made their way to Tapply-Thompson Community Center last weekend for a visit to Santa’s Village....More

Pierre Lafitte honored with words, portrait

call imageJustin Roshak
LITTLETON—Former educator and coach Pierre Lafitte was honored at Littleton High School last Wednesday. Lafitte passed away in 2016, and his portrait will not hang in Crusader Alley, besides the ...More

Thayers Olde English Pub to close

Justin Roshak
LITTLETON—The "Olde English Pub" at Thayers Inn closed on Dec. 30, with management citing financial difficulties. General Manager Gary Plourde attributed the closure to an increase in property ...More

Thomas Shovlin is building outdoor opportunities

call imageJustin Roshak
REGION—The Courier is proud to partner with the Littleton Area Chamber of Commerce to spotlight their monthly featured member program....More

Selectmen will decide on whether to waive bidding policy for library architect

Erin Plummer
MEREDITH — The selectmen will vote at an upcoming meeting to decide whether the library can stay with its current chosen architect and not go through a competitive bidding process, as required by ...More

Meredith schedules budget hearing for Feb. 4

Erin Plummer
MEREDITH — The selectmen will be going forward to public hearing with the proposed budget of around $15,658,806 with some help from fund balance to manage the tax rate....More

Lottery official discusses Keno with Meredith selectmen

Erin Plummer
MEREDITH — New Hampshire Lottery Commission Deputy Director Lynda Plante visited the Meredith Board of selectmen during their Dec. 3 workshop to answer any questions and address any concerns about ...More

Local author finds inspiration for first novel in familiar faces and places

call imageDonna Rhodes
CAMPTON — Author Kris Owen, better known locally as Christine Litton, recently held a book signing party at the Sunset Grill in Campton where she introduced her first novel, "Telling Sky," and parts ...More

Ashland selectmen hear feedback on Thompson Street project

David Ruell
ASHLAND — At their Jan. 7 meeting, the Ashland selectmen held a public hearing on the bond for the Thompson Street highway and utility project, discussed an upcoming public hearing on a bond for ...More

Planning board gives Market Basket the go ahead

call imageDonna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — For many, it’s been a long and winding road to bring Market Basket to Plymouth, but last Thursday night, the town’s Planning Board gave the company the green light to build ...More

Beloved Sanbornton resident fondly remembered by community

call imageDonna Rhodes
SANBORNTON — On Wednesday, Jan 2, word spread quickly of the passing of Bill Tobin, and comments and condolences about the man who did so much for not just his community, but his state and country, ...More

Kayakers brave Winnipesaukee River rapids in celebration of Franklin’s First Day

call imageDonna Rhodes
FRANKLIN — It was windy and cold on New Year’s Day, but weather never deters the kayakers who arrive in Franklin each year to paddle the rapids of the Winnipesaukee River during the annual ...More

Everett Weeks, Linda Frawley named Heritage Award recipients

call imageDonna Rhodes
BELMONT — The Belmont Heritage Commission recently announced the recipients of their annual Community Heritage Awards before the town’s selectmen, with this year’s honors going to lifelong ...More
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