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Shooting leaves two dead in Alton

Mark Foynes
ALTON — An 11-year-old has been taken into custody, allegedly as a result of a double homicide that occurred last Friday....More

SB 2 goes down to defeat in Barnstead

Joshua Spaulding
REGION — There were plenty of races and issues that came up on the ballots across the local communities last week. One of the biggest issues on the ballot was in Barnstead, where voters had to choose ...More

Vote for new Alton Central School mascot name

ALTON — During the last several months, research has been done by a town/school committee regarding Alton history in an effort to present new mascot names for Alton Central School. The committee ...More

Girl Scouts prepare to build a free book exchange kiosk

Angel Larcom
BERLIN — At the June 10 City Council work session, Wednesday Belanger presented a proposal for the Girl Scouts to install a free library kiosk on public property in Berlin. ...More

AVH Auxiliary Golf Tournament raises funds for patient care equipment

call imageGORHAM — On Friday, June 7, the AVH Auxiliary held its 31st Annual Golf Tournament at the Androscoggin Valley Country Club in Gorham. ...More

Grenier: “We cannot have two New Hampshires”

Tara Giles
BERLIN — On Wednesday, May 22, Berlin residents gathered for a public hearing to discuss the proposed budget. ...More

Officials halt construction at Coleman site amid contamination concerns

Mellisa Seamans
OSSIPEE — Town officials here have halted construction activity at a Route 16 site while they await soil testing results....More

DesMarais pushes for subcommittee on jail operations

Melissa Seams
OSSIPEE — Carroll County Delegation Chair Edie DesMarais (D-Wolfeboro) wants to form a County Jail subcommittee....More

Swalwell stumps in Ossipee

call imageElissa Paquette
OSSIPEE — Presidential candidate and U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell made a swing through Carroll County, stopping at Hobb's Tavern in West Ossipee on Memorial Day. Knute Ogren, leader of the Carroll County ...More

Dalton Fire Chief suspended pending investigation

Tara Giles
DALTON — Dalton Fire Chief Ron Sheltry has been suspended pending allegations that he told his crew to stand down after being dispatched to the home of Kathy and Ted Barden on French Road in Dalton ...More

Tree dedicated in memory of Civil War hero

call imageTara Giles
LANCASTER — On June 13, a tree dedication ceremony was held in Lancaster. ...More

Former Chief Justice visits GHS to talk mental health

call imageTara Giles
GROVETON — John Broderick, former New Hampshire Supreme Court Chief Justice, travels far and wide to discuss mental health and ways to decrease the stigma around it. ...More

Speakers share life lessons with GHS graduates

call imageErin Plummer
Finding life lessons in real experiences, learning from mistakes, and finding opportunities to grow were some of the lessons shared to Gilford High School's Class of 2019 at their graduation....More

Hearing scheduled to lower vendors’ fees

Erin Plummer
A public hearing has been scheduled to significantly lower the town's vendor fees after concerns that the current fees might be restricting certain businesses. ...More

Parks and Rec offering many activities in June

Erin Plummer
Summer is starting for the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department, and the month of June is brnging hiking, Lego camp, sports, fun on the town beach, and so much more....More

Kingswood graduates look toward the future

call imageElissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — Graduations mark the last time classmates are able to stand together as one and reflect on their shared experiences before advancing on their separate journeys. ...More

Swap shop vote delayed despite committee’s assurances

Elissa Paquette
TUFTONBORO — The Tuftonboro Swap Shop Ad Hoc Committee awaits approval of its plan to reopen the shop on July 1. ...More

From Westeros to Wolfeboro

Joshua Spaulding
WOLFEBORO — If you were told that a random dream sequence in the first season of the sitcom "Boy Meets World" eventually led to some of the biggest secrets of one of the most popular shows in recent ...More

Class of 2019 bids a fond farewell to NRHS

call imageDonna Rhodes
BRISTOL — The Newfound Regional High School Class of 2019 said their final farewells to teachers, coaches and school administrators last Saturday morning before heading off to places far and wide ...More

Sununu helps Jennie Blake School celebrate upgrades

call imageDonna Rhodes
HILL — Jenny D. Blake School is known for, among many things, its enthusiasm for history and the environment, and on Thursday, June 13, they were joined by Gov. Chris Sununu to cut the ribbon for ...More

Hebron EMTs treated to dinner in recognition of EMS Week

call imageDonna Rhodes
HEBRON — May 19-25 was National EMS week, honoring the emergency medical personnel and Hebron Fire Department treated their staff of EMTs to a dinner last Wednesday to personally thank them for ...More

Rek’lis Brewery hosts awareness event for Batey Foundation

call imageAngel Larcom
BETHLEHEM — More than twenty people gathered at Reklis Brewing, Bethlehem's newest watering hole, on Saturday, June 8, to raise both money and awareness for the Batey Foundation....More

Sculpture installations begin in Franconia

call imageAngel Larcom
FRANCONIA — The first of several sculptures slated for installation on Franconia's new sculpture trail arrived on June 13 from Stonington, Connecticut. Douglass Rice, a juried member of the New ...More

Littleton High School congratulates top graduates

call imageLITTLETON — Littleton High School’s Crusader Community is proud to announce the Class of 2019’s Valedictorian, Nicole Marie Piette, and Salutatorian, Joseph DePalma IV. ...More

Moultonborough Academy bids farewell to Class of 2019

call imageErin Plummer
MOULTONBOROUGH — The Moultonborough Academy Class of 2019 remembered some good times in their small community and received lessons on learning from experience during graduation....More

Freedom Ride puts spotlight on POW/MIAs

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH — Despite some rain, supporters of POW/MIA's still rode their bikes from Gilford to Meredith for the 26th annual Freedom Ride ending with the 31st annual vigil at Hesky Park....More

First Rotary Ice Fishing Derby chairs share memories from its early days

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH — It was an idea that started with another Rotary chapter in Vermont, started on Meredith Bay with a little tent on the ice, and over a few years blew up to a massive event. ...More

PES art exhibit spotlights collaboration between generations

call imageDonna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — On Monday, June 10, Plymouth Elementary School was proud to unveil an exhibit of artwork done through a collaboration between kindergarteners and high school students, featuring portraits ...More

Common Man “Give $10 Get $10” campaign raises funds for Bloodmobile

REGION — Throughout the month of June, The Common Man Family of Restaurants is partnering with the American Red Cross in New Hampshire on a "Give $10, Get $10" campaign to help raise funds for a ...More

Bobcat 5K honors Plymouth’s fallen heroes

call imageDonna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — Blue skies and high spirits made the 10th Annual Bobcat Memorial 5K Walk/Run on Sunday morning a great success as a large crowd assembled at Plymouth Regional High School to not only ...More

Winnisquam Class of 2019 reflects on achievements

call imageDonna Rhodes
TILTON — "Do what you love and be confident... I hope you follow your pursuit of happiness and find success, because you deserve it," said Julia Connelly, president of Winnisquam Regional High School’s ...More

BHS graduates encouraged to stay connected

call imageDonna Rhodes
GILFORD — Belmont High School held their graduation ceremonies once again at the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion in Gilford last Sunday afternoon, where the Keynote Address of English teacher Brian ...More

Local celebrations reflect on the meaning of Memorial Day

Donna Rhodes
REGION — On Monday, many residents of the Winnisquam Region took time off from their cookouts and other holiday activities to attend Memorial Day parades and ceremonies, honoring those who gave ...More
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